Ghent Cathedral bells ring out Bob Carter's Peal

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Bob Carter’s Peal, a clock tune composed in memory of the late Professor Bob Carter, seems to have gone viral. In no time at all, Douglas Field put together a YouTube video showing various bell-towers and mechanical clocks accompanying the piano version of the Peal (hear it here). Professor Robert…

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Exxon Stands Up to the Green Bullies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Exxon Mobile has courageously rejected suggestions that it should include the impact of the Paris Accord on its business model, in its financial disclosures to shareholders, by dismissing the possibility of meaningful global action to curb CO2 emissions. ExxonMobil has challenged a shareholder resolution that calls for the company to…

Claim: Psychology Will Save Us from Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Can psychology help manipulate people into accepting climate alarmism, and adjusting their personal lifestyles? According to The Conversation, the answer might be yes – but people have to believe and trust the information they are given. The Paris agreement on climate change calls for a global responsibility to cooperate. As…

Claim: Consumers care about carbon footprint

This study reminded me of one of the most ridiculous green marketing campaigns ever, “carbon free” Domino sugar. My view is that the only consumers that care about a carbon footprint are the ones incapable of understanding what they are being sold. Do consumers care about carbon emitted during the lifecycle of consumer goods? INDERSCIENCE…

The Warmer The Icier

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A WUWT commenter emailed me with a curious claim. I have described various emergent phenomena that regulate the surface temperature. These operate on time scales ranging from minutes to hours (e.g. dust devils, thunderstorms) to multi-decadal (e.g. Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation, Pacific Decadal Oscillation). He suggested that there is also a…

DMI apologizes for their disappeared sea-ice graph debacle

Earlier this week, I published a post titled: DMI disappears an inconvenient sea ice graph . Some of the usual folks who police any sea ice discussion went ballistic over the post, and in some ugly blog posts of their own, suggested I and others were engaging in Lewandowsky inspired “conspiracy ideation”. While others may have been,…

Science debunks the eco-fable of Easter Island

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific from Samoa to South America is one of history’s greatest achievements of exploration. Conducted with primitive technology, they colonized almost every suitable island in the Pacific. Equally remarkable in a different way is how the sad story of the last…