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…

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,…

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…

Climate proponent: "Why not a war on global warming?"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Anthropology professor Wade Davis wants to declare war on global warming, comparing the battle against CO2 to military conflict in WW2. Writing in The Globe…

Study: climate skeptics are winning the public opinion war

From MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY: Climate-change foes winning public opinion war EAST LANSING, Mich. — As world leaders meet this week and next at a historic climate change summit in Paris,…

Skeptical Climate Documentary Set to Rock Climate Debate

From CFACT: President Obama & World Leaders to Be Greeted By New Film Debuting in Paris Gala Paris red carpet premiere for new “Climate Hustle” skeptical documentary Cinéma du Panthéon,…

The Truth About China – 2,400 New Coal Plants Will Thwart Any Paris #COP21 Pledges

From The GWPF: China will talk a good game at the UN Climate Conference in Paris, but won’t make any binding commitments, concludes The Truth About China, an important new…

A story of the climate change debate. How it ran; why it failed.

By Larry Kummer, from the Fabius Maximus website Summary: Here is a powerful presentation by Professor Roger Pielke Jr. that provides missing background for the flood of stories about climate…

Climate Craziness of the Week: 'Global warming disaster could suffocate life on planet Earth'

From the UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER and the department of doom modeling comes this press release that suggests that somehow Earth would lose all (or most of) it’s oxygen due to global…

Below-normal Atlantic hurricane season ends

From NOAA: The Atlantic, eastern and central Pacific hurricane seasons officially ended yesterday, and as predicted, the Atlantic season stayed below normal with 11 named storms, while the eastern and…

USGS projects large loss of Alaska permafrost by 2100

From the UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Using statistically modeled maps drawn from satellite data and other sources, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have projected that the near-surface permafrost that presently underlies…

Pope Francis: World headed toward "suicide" if no climate agreement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Pope Francis, addressing members of the press while travelling on his chartered jet plane, has stated that the world is headed toward “suicide” if there…

Quote of the Week – Finally, some real certainty

Willis Eschenbach sends us this story from the HuffngtonPost, where the subtitle on their COP21 story is one of certainty, and of course as we predicted earlier in the week, also…

Developing Countries: We want a Trillion Dollars to Sign your Climate Agreement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall LDCs (least developed countries) have forwarded an invoice for $1 trillion dollars, to be paid between 2020 – 2030, in order to meet their climate…