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NYT: Developing world abandoning Obama's green agenda, turning to China for help

h/t James Delingpole – The New York Times reports that the developing world is abandoning green tainted US backed global banking institutions, and is looking to China for infrastructure finance. 130 more words


Last 2 years running, The White House blamed extreme cold for the faltering economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

President Obama’s economic advisors have just blamed the faltering performance of the US economy this year on cold winter weather – just like they did last year. 226 more words

Climate News

What is the Optimum Temperature with respect to human mortality?

By Indur M. Goklany

It is well known that the risk of mortality increases at both the high and low ends of the temperature range experienced by a particular population. 663 more words


Cold kills: Summer no sweat for Aussies but winter freeze fatal

Australians are more likely to die during unseasonably cold winters than hotter than average summers, QUT research has found.

From the Queensland University of Technology… 372 more words


WHO Forecast Exaggerates Climate Deaths

New paper faults World Health Organisation’s wilful exaggeration

A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation examines the World Health Organisation’s recent report on climate change and finds that its estimates of future mortality from global warming are grossly exaggerated. 272 more words


A conversation with Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. on the Kaya Identity

As many readers know, there was quite a hullaballo over the Kaya Identity last week, two posts by Willis Eschenbach here and here created sides seemingly equally split on whether the equation is useful or not. 687 more words

Carbon Dioxide

Which is responsible for more U.S. deaths — Excessive Heat or Excessive Cold?

Dr. Indur Goklany writes:

Earlier today on WUWT in the post, UHI and Heat Related Mortality, a researcher from Arizona claims that, “Extreme heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States.”  I am afraid that this piece of nonsense is about to become conventional wisdom. 

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