Category Archive: Media

Aug
29

“Carbon Pollution” Is Unscientific Propaganda

The term ‘carbon pollution’ is unscientific and misleading By James D. Agresti Justfactsdaily.com “Language is power,” and “with careful selection of and modification to language,” wrote Evie Loveband in the journal Idiom, any one person “has the power to control the debate and rewrite history.” This truism spurs endless debates over terminology in the political …

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Jun
16

Deconstructing SEAI’s Claims That Wind Energy Provides Savings For The Taxpayer

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Are Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s figures correct? The numbers just don’t stack up. By Pat Swords BE CEng FIChemE CEnv MIEMA, Turn 180 The SEAI press release of 27th November 2012 stated[1]: Almost one fifth of Irish electricity usage now comes from renewable sources according to the annual Energy in Ireland (2012) report published …

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May
26

Transcript of Turn 180 before the Oireachtas Environmental Committee

(Ireland’s) Electricity Generation and Export: Oireactas Discussion Tuesday, 18 February 2014 Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht Debate http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/DebatesWebPack.nsf/committeetakes/ENJ2014021800002?opendocument The Joint Committee met at 14:15 MEMBERS PRESENT: Deputy James Bannon, Senator Cáit Keane, Deputy Paudie Coffey, Senator Denis Landy, Deputy Noel Coonan, Senator Hildegarde Naughton, Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Senator Labhrás Ó Murchú. …

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Feb
24

Matt Cooper Labels Christopher Monckton A Climate Change “Denier”

On Wednesday Feb 19th, Matt Cooper on his radio show The Last Word (Today FM) introduced his guest Christopher Monckton as a Climate Change “Denier”. Dr Roy Spenser provides the appropriate response for use of this derogatory word in his blog. The Daily Mail runs the story as follows.. Are YOU a ‘global warming Nazi’? …

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Feb
17

Have Global Temperatures Fallen 1.5 °C Since 1990?

The following is a combination of published data from various links. No Tricks Zone (April 2013) Something is not right with the figures coming from the world’s leading climate experts. The figures tell us the mean global surface temperature has dropped 1°C over the last 25 years. At that rate, we’ll be in an ice age by …

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Feb
13

Turn 180 To Attend Oireachtas Hearing On Renewable Energy

Turn 180 have been invited to attend a Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht hearing -the topic: ‘The generation and use of electricity in Ireland and the potential export of surplus electricity to the United Kingdom’ at its meeting on 18 February 2014.  The meeting will take place at 2.15 p.m. in Committee …

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Jan
10

Guest Post From Ken Ring, Predict Weather

Guest Post From Ken Ring predictweather.com Longrange forecasting is about trends and carries about an 80-85% accuracy rate. That means it may miss 1-2 months per year. That is the same accuracy claimed by Met Eireann and all other forecasters. But something that stands a chance of being right more than three quarters of the …

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Jan
01

Pat Swords responds to EirGrid in The Irish Times

Pat Swords, Letter To The Irish Times Sir, – Repeated references to “public consultation” (John Lowry of Eirgrid, Irish Times November 11th) are irrelevant, as the citizens, particularly those to be affected, have a legal right to participate in decision-making in a “transparent and fair framework”. EirGrid has subverted that right and is proceeding with …

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Jan
01

Why Eirgrid’s Pylon Grid Link Programme Is Illegal

Submission on Eirgrid Grid Link Programme by Pat Swords BE CEng FIChemE CEnv MIEMA on behalf of the European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) Contents 1. Introduction. 1 2. The Public’s Right to Participate in Decision-Making. 2 3. The National Renewable Energy Action Programme (NREAP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment 4 4. The Strategic Environmental Assessment Process …

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Nov
14

Standing On The Graves of Typhoon Victims To Sell Global Warming

Lord Christopher Monckton  WND.com Even the dead are not safe from the greatest lie ever told – man-made global warming. Ruthless propagandists and vicious profiteers of doom have scrambled to exploit the tragic death and destruction in the Philippines to keep the taxpayer dollars flowing into their silk-lined pockets by falsely blaming Typhoon Haiyan on …

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