Claim: The Optimum Average Annual Temperature for Humans is 13c (55F)

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims that people who live in tropical climates can’t be as productive as people who live in temperate climates – that 13c (55F) is the optimum temperature for human productivity. In the press release, the researchers further claim that warmer temperatures lead to poorer school results and…

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Five questions to the new Chairman of the IPCC

by Drieu Godefridi Mr. Chairman, Firstly, I’d like to congratulate you on your appointment as the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). If I may, please allow me to take this opportunity to submit to you five questions on the nature of your organisation, which terms itself a “scientific body” (ipcc.ch): 1.…

Abbott, Lomborg and Turnbull, source Wikimedia

Is Aussie PM Turnbull quietly dismantling Abbott's Climate Legacy?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The new Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull may be quietly dismantling former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s climate initiatives. The latest move is the cancellation of an offer to fund Bjørn Lomborg’s Climate Consensus Centre. According to the Australian ABC; The Federal Government says it has withdrawn a $4 million offer to…