The BBC, Bob Ward & The Climate Catastrophists’ Attack On Dissent

From The GWPF Date: 31/12/19 Matt Ridley, Reaction What readers of newspapers and listeners to the radio do not see is the sustained and deliberate pressure put on editors to…

GLOBAL POPULATION GROWTH

by BOB IRVINE With global population numbers due to stabilise in the next 50 years, the human geographical footprint should be our biggest environmental concern. I’m assuming here that every…

Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

From The Spectator We urgently need to stop the ecological posturing and invest in gas and nuclear Matt Ridley The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly…

"Is Climate 'Lukewarmism' Legitimate?"

Guest post by David Middleton A very thoughtful column by Ross Pomeroy at Real Clear Science… Is Climate ‘Lukewarmism’ Legitimate? By Ross Pomeroy September 25, 2017 To many, prominent writers Matt Ridley,…

'Global warming vs global greening' GWPF lecture by Matt Ridley

Josh writes: Last night Matt Ridley gave the Global Warming Policy Foundation annual lecture titled ‘Global warming vs global greening’. Here are my cartoon notes. You can read Matt’s text and slides here. Cartoons by…

Dr. Matt Ridley on the Bolt Report on Haiyan and Carbon Tax

INTERVIEW WITH MATT RIDLEY ANDREW BOLT, PRESENTER: Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last week and killed perhaps 4,000 people. The Greens couldn’t wait to exploit it like they exploited last…

Ridley's Riposte to John Abraham

Guest essay by Dr. Matt Ridley On a blog called Desmog Blog, John Abraham has criticized my recent article in the Wall Street Journal on climate sensitivity. Here’s my piece…

My presentation at Doctors for Disaster Preparedness

From July 13th 2013 in Houston. I was invited to give a presentation, and I adapted Dr. Matt Ridley’s excellent essay: A Lukewarmer’s Ten Tests and added supporting graphs and…

Abnormal extreme weather? Just another scare tactic

Why Nobody Ever Calls The Weather Normal By Dr. Matt Ridley WHEN the history of the global warming scare comes to be written, a chapter should be devoted to the…

When bad astronomers play 'claimatologists'

Dr. Matt Ridley writes: My recent WSJ article got a reaction from Slate:

Newsbytes: Science Is About Evidence, Not Consensus

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Met Office Gets A Roasting Over ‘Wet Summers’ Forecast Science does not respect consensus. There was once widespread agreement about phlogiston (a nonexistent…

Call for essays: The 2013 Matt Ridley Prize

The Matt Ridley prize for exposing environmental pseudoscience was inspired by Matt’s discovery that a Ridley family trust was making money from a wind farm company. All too often, hysterical groupthink, based…

Spencer, Ridley, and Gavin on Fox tonight

Readers may recall that Dr. Mann had an unprofessional visceral reaction to the invitation. Kudos to Dr. Gavin Schmidt for taking the invitation and to follow through with it in…

A must watch – Greening the Planet – Dr. Matt Ridley

I met Matt Ridley for the first time in person last month on his trip through California. We shared lunch in Novato on a Saturday, it was a pleasant and…

Lord's O' Leapin! Congratulations to Matt Ridley

Prominent Climate Skeptic Dr. Matt Ridley Elected To The House Of Lords Viscount Ridley has been elected as a Conservative hereditary Peer in the recent by-election to fill the vacancy…

Lewandowsky's bear-baiting behavior

Skeptic Baiting and Academic Misconduct Guest post by Tom Fuller, writing at The Lukewarmer’s Way I see here at Watts Up With That that Australian professor Stephan Lewandowsky has teamed up…

Matt Ridley: A Lukewarmer's Ten Tests

What it would take to persuade me that current climate policy makes sense Guest post by Matt Ridley I have written about climate change and energy policy for more than…

Matt Ridley responds to Tim Lambert's War @ Deltoid

Since it has been mostly silent in the last few months, I didn’t even know Deltoid blog was still up and running, but I’m happy to publish this rebuttal for…

Climate sensitivity low, alarmist sensitivity high

Reactions are coming in worldwide worldwide to figure 1.4 of the IPCC AR4 draft report. and the revelation that climate sensitivity is lower by aerosol analysis than the IPCC officially…

Why doesn't the AR5 SOD's climate sensitivity range reflect its new aerosol estimates?

This article is a detailed complement to Matt Ridley’s Op-Ed today in the Wall Street Journal: Cooling Down the Fears of Climate Change Evidence points to a further rise of…

Apocalypse maybe

Guest post by Matt Ridley My article in Wired in August called “Apocalypse Not” (http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/08/ff_apocalypsenot/) attracted a huge number of comments, many of which were constructive and interesting. It also…

Apocalypse Not: I love the smell of skepticism in the morning

Matt Ridley has just had a tremendous essay published in WIRED magazine, one that everyone should take a few minutes to read, because it sums up the issues of all…

This new paper may explain the widespread belief in the value of Michael Mann's methods and the 'bet' on the Hockey Stick

Over at Steve McIntyre’s, there’s a fascinating discussion going on about the relevance of the hockey stick in the context of the Myles Allen mis-identification of the temperature record in…

Saturday Silliness – Josh's wind energy fact sheet – global wind power 'to the nearest whole number'

Hi all! Following this week’s Twitter exchange between Matt Ridley and Mark Lynas I thought a helpful fact sheet about Wind Energy would be useful. People can print it out,…