Tag Archives: carbon dioxide

Certainty and Uncertainty

One of the more common arguments in support of a prominent role in carbon dioxide for shaping the global climate is that we can’t explain the 20th century warming without factoring it into the models. Of course, such an application … Continue reading

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Temperature more important than theoretical cars

When Julia Gillard or other carbon tax advocates are asked the question; ‘how much warming will it forestall by 20xx?’, you can’t get a straight answer. It will be dismissed as the “Andrew Bolt question”, or as irrelevant because all countries have … Continue reading

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The folly of calling carbon dioxide “carbon”

The Age reports on the government’s plan to close coal-fired power plants, and makes the typical warmist mistake. The removal of the dirtiest power generation in the country is part of the government’s Clean Energy Future plan, which also includes … Continue reading

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Why do they call it a pollutant?

I realise I’ve gotten onto it late, but this is the question I’ve posted at The Age’s ‘Our Say’ segment. It seems that most of the questions are from skeptics. As any high school science student know, carbon is the … Continue reading

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More warmist lies

John Connor, the CEO of the Climate Institute, today wrote in the Herald Sun. Like many warmists, he loves to call carbon dioxide “pollution”, using it once for every dollar we will pay per tonne of emissions (23). Despite the … Continue reading

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Seven good lies

Remember that “say yes” to a carbon tax ad, the one with Carbon Cate? Haven’t seen it in a while. Well, their website boasts seven reasons to “say yes” to a tax. Much like the ad, it is lie, upon lie, … Continue reading

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Not Convinced

A month or so ago, I emailed climate change minister Greg Combet, among other members of federal parliament, regarding my concerns over the carbon dioxide tax. Today, I received a reply from Anthony Swirepik, the director of the Climate Change … Continue reading

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Ocean Acidification is a lie

A fallback position of AGW proponents is that the extra carbon dioxide we add to the atmosphere will contaminate the oceans, leading to “ocean acidification”. This occurs due to the following reactions. CO2 (g) -> CO2 (aq) [exothermic] CO2 (aq) … Continue reading

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An illogical move

Today, the media reported protests all over the country in support of a carbon (dioxide) tax. There were a variety of signs conveying ignorance about carbon dioxide and coal. You know, the the usual greenie slogans. ‘Clean Coal is a … Continue reading

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Show us the climate evidence

A week ago I had a letter to the editor published in the Herald Sun in an attempt to highlight the fact that there is no evidence that implicates carbon dioxide in the climate crime syndicate. “Where is the evidence? … Continue reading

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