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Climate Change: The Facts 2010

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1 January 2010

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Contents

Introduction – John Roskam – 1

Climategate

Climategate: A failure of governance – Sinclair Davidson – 4

Climategate’s Australian connection – Alan Moran – 14

The science of climate change

History of global climate change – Ian Plimer – 21

Is carbon dioxide dangerous? – William Kininmonth – 31

Doomed planet – Richard S. Lindzen – 44

Carbon myopia – Willie Soon and David R. Legates – 49

Imprecision, uncertainty and bias in scientific research – Garth W. Paltridge – 56

Carbon mitigation – The crippling costs – Christopher Monckton – 62

The Politics and Economics of Climate Change Policy

The impact of climate change and its policy implications – Richard Tol – 68

Lower emission levels and Australian energy impacts – Alan Moran – 78

What does the government’s CPRS modeling tell us? – Alex Robson – 92

The politics and economics of climate change – Nigel Lawson – 101

Notes – 116

About the authors – 135

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