Category Archives: Newsbytes

Newsbytes – U.S. Democrats Embrace Shale Boom Ahead of Midterm Elections

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser World Awash In Oil Shields Markets From 2008 Price Shock The US shale boom is shaping a new kind of Democrat in national politics, lawmakers who are giving greater support to the oil … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Greens Lose Battle As Germany Prepares To Lift Ban On Fracking

From the GWPF: How Fracking Helps America Beat German Industry Germany is set to lift its ban on fracking as early as next year, after caving in to business demands that it should reduce its dependency on Russian energy and … Continue reading

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Newsbytes – Climate Science McCarthyism

Lennart Bengtsson Blames U.S. Climate Scientists For McCarthy-Style Witch-Hunt I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it. –Voltaire A German physicist compared Bengtsson’s move to joining the … Continue reading

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‘Nobody Really Knows What’s Happening With Climate Change. They’re Just Guessing’

The IPCC Just Agreed With Nigel Lawson  Nigel Lawson was right after all. Ever since the Centre for Policy Studies lecture in 2006 that launched the former chancellor on his late career as a critic of global warming policy, Lord … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Walport in a storm

UK Government Chief Scientist Accused Of ‘Name-Calling For Lack Of Evidence’ Matt Ridley Calls On Mark Walport To Withdraw Unsubstantiated Accusation Climate change has done more good than harm so far and is likely to continue doing so for most … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: “Dry Winter” Could the Met Office Have Been More Wrong?

Met Office Warning (2012): Climate Change Linked To Colder, Drier UK Winters The Met Office’s ‘pitiful’ forecasts were under fire last night after it was revealed it told councils in November to expect ‘drier than usual’ conditions this winter. In … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Why The Met Office Has Hung Its Chief Scientist Out To Dry

Met Office Science Chief Attacked For Climate Claim Britain’s winters are getting colder because of melting Arctic ice, the Government’s forecaster said yesterday. Met Office chief scientist Julia Slingo said climate change was “loading the dice” towards freezing, drier weather. … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: NASA & NOAA Confirm Global Temperature Standstill Continues

In a joint press conference NOAA and NASA have just released data for the global surface temperature for 2013. In summary they both show that the ‘pause’ in global surface temperature that began in 1997, according to some estimates, continues. … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: EU Commission Abandons Binding Renewables Target

… But Agrees New Unilateral CO2 Target For 2030 The European Union set out new climate and energy goals for 2030 on Wednesday, proposing less stringent targets than in the past in a reflection of tougher economic circumstances and a … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: EU Orders Britain To End Wind And Solar Subsidies

From The GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser: The European Commission is to order Britain to end wind farm subsidies. Officials have told ministers that the current level of state support for renewable energy sources must be phased out by the … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Ship Of Fools Rescued At Last

 An Icy Blast Of Scepticism Greets Climate Expedition Rescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The Shokalskiy has been trapped since Christmas Eve. Its 22 crew are expected to remain … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: For Global Warming Campaigners, 2013 Was The Year From Hell

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser News Media No Longer Interested In Climate Hysteria 2013 marks the 17th year of no warming on the planet. Almost everything that could go wrong did go wrong for the cause of global … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: The ‘Climate Reparations Game’ – Poor Countries Walk Out Of UN Climate Summit

The Price Of Climate Hysteria West Faces Liability Claims For Extreme Weather Disasters Representatives of most of the world’s poor countries have walked out of increasingly fractious climate negotiations after the EU, Australia, the US and other developed countries insisted … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Japan Stuns UN Climate Summit By Ditching CO2 Target

From Dr. Benny Peiser of the GWPF Rich Nations Block Push To Count Past CO2 Emissions At UN Climate Summit Japan set a new target for greenhouse gas emissions that critics say will set back United Nations talks for a … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: climate programs now a political target

From Dr. Benny Peiser and the GWPF Australian Government Axes Climate Programmes MPs Call For Review Of Britain’s Climate Change Act Public servants are drawing up plans to collapse 33 climate change schemes run by seven departments and eight agencies … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Green Energy Disaster Sinks Siemens CEO

From Dr. Benny Peiser and The GWPF Merkel’s Green Shift Backfires As German CO2 Emissions Jump – solar business closing Siemens, Europe’s largest engineering company, has lost patience with its CEO after Peter Loescher’s expansion into green energy and expensive … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Sunspot Enigma – Will Inactive Sun Cause Global Cooling?

 From Dr. Benny Peiser and the GWPF We Really Don’t Understand Our Climate Something is happening to our sun. If history is anything to go by, the sun’s change of mood could affect us all by cooling the earth and … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: The Economist Reveals Sensitive IPCC Information

IPCC Draft Lowers Global Warming Projections on Climate Sensitivity “That report is going to scare the wits out of everyone,” said Yvo de Boer recently. He is a former United Nations chief climate negotiator and was talking about the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Sun’s Bizarre Activity May Trigger Another Little Ice Age (Or Not)

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser “Weakest Solar Cycle In Almost 200 Years” The sun is acting bizarrely and scientists have no idea why. Solar activity is in gradual decline, a change from the norm which in the past … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Science Is About Evidence, Not Consensus

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Met Office Gets A Roasting Over ‘Wet Summers’ Forecast Science does not respect consensus. There was once widespread agreement about phlogiston (a nonexistent element said to be a crucial part of combustion), eugenics, … Continue reading

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It’s Official: We Are All Climate Sceptics Now

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Tim Yeo: We Are All Climate Sceptics Now Humans May Not Be Responsible For Global Warming Says Committee Chairman Humans may not be responsible for global warming, the MP who oversees government policy … Continue reading

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NewsBytes – EU-Turn: Europe May Roll Back Costly Green Agenda

From The GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Will Shale Revolution Trigger A New World Order? EU leaders will grapple with controversial issues including shale gas development and climate change mitigation at an energy summit on 22 May, documents obtained by … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Climate Sceptics Win Rocks Britain’s Political Landscape

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Green Lobby Concerned The UK Independence Party has overtaken the Liberal Democrats as the third party of British politics, Nigel Farage declared today as he made major gains in local elections. As senior … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Japan Kills Climate Agenda – What Kyoto?

Turns Back To Coal, Abandons Emissions Targets From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The Japanese government is moving to speed up the environmental assessment process for new coal-fired power plants. According to Japanese media reports, the government intends to … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Consensus And Controversy

 New Report On The Global Warming “Battlefield” This report positively concludes that an alleged near unanimous scientific consensus on anthropogenic global warming (AGW), that “the science is settled”, is overstated. The report finds a robust, critical scientific discourse in climate … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Britain Blocks Climate Change From G8 Agenda

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Climate Sceptics Promoted To Key Government Positions The UK’s lead G8 negotiator rejected moves from Germany and France to make climate change a key talking point. Officials from the two countries are said … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Climate Scientists Turn Skeptical As Climate Predictions Fail

 From The GWPF by Dr. Benny Peiser British Government Abandons Climate Change Education For Young Children The Mail on Sunday today presents irrefutable evidence that official predictions of global climate warming have been catastrophically flawed.The graph on this page blows … Continue reading

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Newsbytes – Global Warming Downgraded, James Lovelock Recants

A doubly whammy this week as Gaia author Lovelock rails against windfarms and environmentalists, and climate sensitivity has been scaled back. From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF: Global warming is likely to be less extreme than claimed, researchers said … Continue reading

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Doha post mortem – some green activists ‘close to despair’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of The GWPF A couple of weeks ago the great global warming bandwagon coughed and spluttered to a halt in Doha, the latest stop on its never-ending world tour. The annual UN climate conference COP18 … Continue reading

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Newsbytes -Heavy Snowfall Rejuvenates Himalayan Glaciers

via the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser New Evidence Undermines Climate Alarmism With high-altitude mountains in Himachal Pradesh experiencing up to 100 cm fresh snowfall in November month after 10 years, the abundance of snow on mountains has rejuvenated nearly … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Green Energy Policy Threatening Europe’s Industrial Base

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Europe’s ability to compete against the US as a manufacturing centre is being damaged by rising energy costs as North America benefits from cheap natural shale gas, Germany’s biggest companies have warned. The … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: EU Energy Commissioner Warns Against New Climate Targets

Seems like sanity has infected the EU Energy commissioner. A collection of news stories from Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF: I strongly advise against more stringent climate targets after 2020. — Günther Oettinger, EU Energy Commissioner, Financial Times Deutschland, … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: World Cooling To Global Warming

By Dr. Benny Peiser of The GWPF Politicians, today, have predictably “walked away” from the issue of global warming. In retrospect we have to ask why this mass illusion, the transition to “a new ecological society” imploded and fell off … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Green Energy Transition: Germany Fears De-Industrialization

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF As a result of Germany’s green energy transition, electricity prices are exploding. Consumers and businesses are paying the price while Germany faces gradual de-industrialisation. Economists estimate that the cost of the green energy … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Germany Faces Green Energy Crisis

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Network Agency Calls For Suspension Of Emission Laws For Old Coal Plants Last winter, on several occasions, Germany escaped only just large-scale power outages. Next winter the risk of large blackouts is even … Continue reading

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