Monbiot vs Moore: “You Provided Us with No Solutions” to Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As Michael Moore extends free viewing time for his blockbuster “Planet of the Humans” for another month, George Monbiot has launched a savage attack against Moore’s film, accusing Moore of perpetuating racist colonialist tropes. Some Monbiot quotes; “The only concrete proposal in your film was that there should be a…

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Death and disease from climate-sensitive diseases and events are small relative to those from all causes, and getting smaller

Indur M. Goklany Between 1990 and 2017, the cumulative age-standardized death rate (ASDRs) from climate-sensitive diseases and events (CSDEs) dropped from 8.1% of the all-cause ASDR to 5.5%, while the age-standardized burden of disease, measured by disability-adjusted life years lost (DALYs) declined from 12.0% to 8.0% of all-cause age-standardized DALYs. Thus, the burdens of death…

Climate Research Universities Unite to Accelerate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The University of Sydney has decided that despite Coronavirus they didn’t want to delay the launch of their new climate alliance, because the climate problem is so urgent. CLIMATE RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES UNITE TO ACCELERATE ACTION Wednesday 2 April 2020: An International Universities Climate Alliance (‘Climate Alliance’) has been established to…

Changing Climate, Changing Minds

Guest post by David Siegel How do we measure success in helping people understand the climate issue? I don’t think we can measure it by unique visits to WUWT or various videos that many of us know well. But they simply attract the same audience over and over. I think the only way to measure…

The Conversation: There is no evidence that ‘global warming’ was rebranded as ‘climate change’

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Conversation suggests there is no evidence climate change was rebranded as climate change. But their flawed effort to refute this argument is evidence the “anti-Greta” Naomi Seibt is having an impact. There is no evidence that ‘global warming’ was rebranded as ‘climate change’ March 13, 2020 1.14am AEDT Giulio CorsiPhD…