Climate change conferences come and go, with repeated attempts by the World Statists to set up International governance to manage a non-existent problem. As Lord Christopher Monckton of Brenchley reports from the latest Hot Air fest in Doha, Man-made Global Warming has been almost exclusively confined to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPeCaC) conferences, and there’s been precious little of it “in the wild”. Read his report.
‘A complete economic transformation of the world’
Lord Christopher Monckton of Brenchley reports from Doha
At each event I asked the obvious question: ‘After 16 years without global warming, how confident are you that the official predictions of doom have not been overblown?’ — ‘A shrewish spokesman for the Gaia Foundation replied: “Why should we answer that? You’re a well-known climate denier.” Ma’am, 0 out of 10 for scientific rigor’
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A carbon tax is climatically useless
Guest post by Chipp Knappenberger – reposted from Master Resource by request
“No matter how much you pay with a carbon levy, virtually nothing is received climatically…. No matter the level of domestic action that we take, it will pale in comparison to the rapid expansion of carbon dioxide emissions in other parts of the world.”
How much global warming will result from U.S. emissions over the course of this century, and how much of that could be prevented by a carbon tax? These two questions have the same simple answer—virtually none. One or two tenths of a degree a century out with–and without–a carbon tax makes the whole climate debate a peculiar exercise.