05/18/10

“Computer Models, Climate Forecasts and Other Dice Games.”

By: Trevor Loudon
New Zeal

Great press release from Viv Forbes of the Australian based Carbon Sense Coalition.

The Carbon Sense Coalition today called for an investigation into the IPCC/CSIRO computer models relied on for the scare forecasts of drought, floods and rising sea levels.

The Chairman of “Carbon Sense,” Mr Viv Forbes, challenged the IPCC claims that their computer forecasts have a 90% probability of being correct.

“The World Bank computers did not forecast the Global Financial Crisis.

“The British Met computers failed to forecast Europe’s frigid winter.

“Computers were unable to forecast the spread of swine flu or volcanic ash clouds.

“Since the introduction of its new computer program Queensland Health has been unable to pay their own employees properly.

“And the Australian Weather Bureau cannot forecast next month’s weather.

“Yet we are asked to believe that the IPCC computers are able to forecast global temperature, sea levels, hurricanes, droughts and diseases for a century ahead. They promise that, if we just stop using coal and oil, everything will be rosy.

“That is like betting our jobs, our industry and our energy and food supplies on a roll of the dice in the casino.

“There are about 20 Global Circulation Models using variable assumptions that claim to represent climate processes.

“Every model uses suspect or manipulated data and disputed processes and is fudged to fit past data and its forecasts reflect the biases of the builder.

“In twenty or so years of forecasting, not one has yet made a forecast that has proven to be correct. Moreover, no two forecasts agree.

“But we hope one gets it right soon so we can scrap the other 19 and so save a lot of money.

“Until then, all IPCC forecasts should be written in pencil.

“And we should ignore them.”

05/18/10

Financial News Update – 05/18/10

UK: [PM] David Cameron declares war on public sector pay (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Jim Rogers: Even More Currency, Market Turmoil on the Way

Matthews: Obama Needs to ‘Nationalize’ Oil Industry! (Hat Tip: Brian B.)

Obama government defends healthcare law in court (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Banks Dump Greek Debt On The ECB As Eurozone Flashes Credit Warnings [Nearing “Lehman Crisis”] (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Message To New Minister: ‘There’s No Money – Good Luck!’ [Sovereign Bankruptcy?] (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Big Borrowers On The Brink (Hat Tip: Jean Stoner)

Amid concern, White House speeds up health care benefits

Reid pushes quick passage of regulatory reform

RIEDL: The tax cuts didn’t cause the budget deficit

Treasury takes $1.6 billion loss on Chrysler loan

Side Effects: Small Businesses Still Left Empty-Handed

Texas doctors opting out of Medicare at alarming rate

PAPER: Obamacare to overwhelm already crammed ERs

‘Temporary’ tax hikes being used to fill budget gaps by cities and states

FAT FINGERS: New Stock Market Curbs To Be Proposed

Pfizer Looks to Ax 6,000 Jobs

Housing Starts Up 5.8 Percent

Greece and the Euro: Back From the Brink?

Illegals Costing Ariz. Billions

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US bankruptcies resume upward path in first quarter.

Pimco’s El-Erian Warns Inflation to Hit US, Europe.

Euro Experiment: EU Bullied into $1 Trillion Banking Bonanza

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Deutsche Bank: Greece May Never Pay Off Debts

The Panic Is On

Volcker Sees Euro “Disintegration” Risk From Greece

Gold Rises to Record As Investors Seek Alternatives to Currency