Chinese Govt accused of hacking Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Guest essay by Eric Worrall News in Australia this week, the Chinese government has been accused of hacking the computers of Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, with claims that the source of the hack has been tracked to a Chinese Army building in Shanghai. The Chinese government has strongly denied responsibility for the cyber attack. According…

IPCC ≠ SCIENCE (2) A SEPARATION OF POWERS

Guest essay by Wim Röst The French Baron de Montesquieu (1689 – 1755) is well known for his theory of ‘separation of powers’: “He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, which is implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He did more than any other author to secure the…

On #COP21 and the Madness of Crowds

Guest essay by Charles G. Battig It is unfortunate that Charles Mackay is no longer alive to add yet another chapter or two to his insightful book of human follies, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.  First published in 1841, his book chronicles in sixteen examples of crowd psychology with some of the…

Funding Row ‘Threatens Paris Climate Deal’, India And China Warn

Newsbytes from the GWPF: US Wants Developing Nations To Share Climate Finance Costs The Paris climate talks could fail because developed nations are trying to dodge their financial responsibilities to developing countries, China and India have claimed. Industrialised countries are currently obliged to provide billions of pounds of funding to developing countries to help them…