Category Archives: The Skeptic’s Case

Results of my poll on forming a climate skeptic organization, plus some commentary

Last weekend, I conducted a poll asking this question that has been on my mind for a couple of years: Is it time for an “official” climate skeptics organization, one that produces a policy statement, issues press releases, and provides … Continue reading

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Global Warming: Anthropogenic or Not?

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW FROM DOWN UNDER Professor Robert (Bob) Carter Geologist & environmental scientist Katharine Hayhoe, PhD, who wrote the December AITSE piece “Climate Change: Anthropogenic or Not?”, is an atmospheric scientist and director of the Climate Science Center at … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley: A Lukewarmer’s Ten Tests

What it would take to persuade me that current climate policy makes sense Guest post by Matt Ridley I have written about climate change and energy policy for more than 25 years. I have come to the conclusion that current … Continue reading

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Spiegel’s stunning 8 part series – Climate Catastrophe: A Superstorm for Global Warming Research

If you have not read this yet, now is the time. Given what president Obama recently said about skeptics in his inauguration address, I thought this 2010 article would be worth revisiting. In Germany, there’s a revolution going on. That … Continue reading

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A climate of scepticism

Guest post by Philip Lloyd, Energy Institute, CPUT The world is getting a little warmer. Of that there is no doubt. The measurements by which we know that it is warming are poor. The figures are not accessible, and keep … Continue reading

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The Unknown Skeptic – Journalism, awaiting to be freed

Guest post by Maurizio Morabito 1-Introduction What is the topic where a team of experienced journalists can write a report containing great insights and surprisingly clear expositions alongside stunning simplifications, abysmal naïvetés and incredibly one-sided analyses based on a fundamental … Continue reading

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Whole lotta shaking going on…

Global Warming Chorus Discord Rising To Feverish Pitch By Larry Bell in Forbes Some leading voices in the Global Warming Gospel Choir are now abandoning the old climate crisis hymnal. One is James Lovelock, the father of the “Gaia” theory … Continue reading

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Why William D. Nordhaus Is Wrong About Global Warming Skeptics Being Wrong…

Guest post by David Middleton William D. Nordhaus is an economics professor at Yale University. He recently published this essay in the New York Review of Books… Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong March 22, 2012 William D. Nordhaus … Continue reading

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Why CAGW theory is not “settled science”

In Andi Cockroft’s story yesterday Climate Science and Special Relativity he asked a prescient question: For the general public that does not have an objective scientific bent, how do you tell virtual reality from the real thing? Dr. Brown responded in … Continue reading

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The Skeptics Case

Who Are You Going To Believe – The Government Climate Scientists or The Data? By Dr David M.W. Evans (republished here with permission, PDF link below) We check the main predictions of the climate models against the best and latest … Continue reading

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