Tagged: Bob Carter

McLean’s folly and the climate clueless - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 13, 2011

In an astonishing press release issued last week, the New Zealand Climate “Science” Coalition predicts that 2011 will be the “coolest year globally since 1956 or even earlier”. The C”S”C bases its prediction on the work of Australian “computer consultant and occasional travel photographer” John McLean. Hot Topic readers will remember McLean as the lead [...] … Read More

Bob Carter: innumerate and irrational? - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 11, 2011

Bob Carter, in Shhsshh … don’t talk about the science, Quadrant Online, Feb 28 2011: So what about the famous global warming which occurred in the late 20th century, whatever happened to that? Well, not only did the gentle warming terminate in 1998, but in accord with natural climate cycling that warming has been followed [...] … Read More

Hide’s Aussie holiday: warming up for Carterist science’s new consensus - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 26, 2010

Rodney “The Hood“ Hide is taking an Aussie break during the current Parliamentary recess — popping over to Melbourne and Sydney to act as warm-up man for Bob Carter at the launch of Carter’s magnum opus, Climate: The Counter-consensus – a Scientist Speaks. And it appears Hide is as happy to allow his hosts to [...] … Read More

Doug digs denial - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker May 15, 2010

Waikato farmers who deny human-caused climate change will be cheered by the support lent by a real live scientist in an interview prominently reported in the latest issue of the Waikato Farmer, a monthly feature supplement of the Waikato Times.  Admittedly not a climate scientist – a soil scientist actually – but one who has [...] … Read More

Leaked! — NZ talks at Heartland crankfest - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 25, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: A mole in the Heartland Institute has leaked details of presentations planned for the fourth “International Conference on Climate Change”, to be held in Chicago from May 16 – 18. Over the weekend a file containing a selection of emails between Heartland senior executives and their invited speakers was uploaded to a Russian [...] … Read More

Carterist ’science’: Bob’s self-plagiarism, misrepresentation and misquotations - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 11, 2010

The crank web is all atwitter with the news that Bob Carter’s been censored by Australia’s public broadcaster, the ABC. But an exclusive Hot Topic investigation reveals that the supposed “censorship” looks a lot more like prudent quality control. Carter’s submission plagiarises his own writings, misquotes and misrepresents James Hansen, and joins the recent baseless [...] … Read More

Is Garth George capable of original thought? - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 15, 2009

According to the Rotorua Daily Post, Garth George is “a veteran newspaperman living semi-retired in Rotorua”. Garth sallies forth from time to time to lend the benefit of his wisdom on climate policy to the readers of the NZ Herald, and on Thursday Oct 8th offered the following comment on reports of tax fraud in [...] … Read More