Posted 2 June 2015

An April report issued by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Scienjces presents a likely sneak preview of an 'Apostolic Exhortation' that Pope Francis will introduce at a U.N. General Assembly meeting later this year. Headlined to 'Safeguard...

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Posted 1 June 2015

Two key messages used to marginalize scientists who question the climate change hypothesis are to label them as "deniers" and to repeat the false claim that 97 per cent of scientists agree humans are causing a cliomate crisis.In an article in the San Antonio Express-News Jeff...

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Posted 23 May 2015

"Global warming is pre-eminently a political project. On Tuesday, the leaders of France and Germany met to set a goal for the December climate summit in Paris: to fully decarbonise the world economy by the end of the century. ... The role of experts is to provide a scientific c...

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Posted 23 May 2015

"As the year-end Paris climate change summit draws ever nearer, preparatory meetings continue apace and we see streams of reports and stories arguing how vital it is to come to a binding international agreement to limit carbon dioxide emissions. One of the key arguments is that...

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Posted 21 May 2015

"[President]  Obama's remarks at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's Commencement May 20 demonstrate the extent to which his advisors are keeping him divotrced from the facts. The bulk of his speech was devoted to what is now becoming more and more obviously a non-problem: 'the chal...

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Posted 18 May 2015

"Modern industrial society commenced with the use of coal and oil to power factories, trains, ships and agriculture and to generate electricity. With abundant energy, properity increased, and people could save enough to support leisure, education, culture and environmental conc...

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Posted 15 May 2015

"Investment bankers and carbon traders are already gearing up for the UN Paris climate conference scheduled in December. The aim of 'securing a legally-binding global climate agreement on curbing carbon emissions' is in reality an attempt for global dictatorship. ... The issue...

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Posted 13 May 2015

"President Obama, Al Gore and other alarmists continue to prophesy manmade global warming crises, brought on by our 'unsustainable' reliance on fossil fuels. Modelers like Mike Mann and Gavin Schmidt conjure up illusory crisis 'scenarios' based on the assumption that carbon dio...

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Posted 14 May 2015

"In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit, massive activist pressure is on all governments, especially Canada's, to fall in line with the global warmning agenda and accept emission targets that could seriously harm our economy. One of the most powerful rhetorical weapons bein...

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Posted 13 May 2015

Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN’s Framework on Climate Change in Brussels last February, said, “This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic d...

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Posted 9 May 2015

"We need to get on with this thing we call life. The fact that we are here todayand that there are no clear-chicken-licken signs that the sky is falling is proof that, 'it is difficult to make predictions especially when they are about the future,' an insight attributed to many...

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Posted 9 May 2015

"Scientific advisers must resist pressures that undermine the integrity of climate science, Instead of spreading false optimism, they must stand firm and defend their intellectual independence, findings and recommendations - no matter how politically unpalatable".  Extract from...

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Posted 7 May 2015

"Of all the ecclesiastical Christian leaders in the world today, one you would expect to thoroughly understand the problems faced by the poor in Africa would bge Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appia Turkson. Born into a poor family in Western Ghana, Cardinal Turkson was the fourt...

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Posted 7 May 2015

Willis Eschenbruch posts at WattsUpWithThat: "There is at least one temperature station where the trend has been artificially increased to give a false warming where the raw data shows cooling....And with the Latin saying Falsus in unum, falsus in omnis (false in one, false...

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Posted 7 May 2015

At the print edition of nthe Swiss news weekly Weltwoche, science journalist Markus Schar writes that not only has the global temperature trend suspiciously been tampered with, but so have the datasets of the Swiss Meteorological Service. In the article linked below, he shows...

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Posted 5 May 2015

"The life of a climate sceptic (climate heretic) is not plain sailing. Daily he is being confronted by the media and Internet with news and articles that could be a danger to his blood pressure. The number of scare stories has increased enormously, to exert pressure on the UN cl...

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Posted 5 May 2015

Professor Bob Carter has reviewed at Quadrant Online, a new book defending carbon dioxide (CO2). He writes:

"About Face! contains more than one cautionary tale of the disastrous results that have resulted from the misapplication of science in the past. Prime amongst those...

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Posted 30 April 2015

In a post for the American Enterprise Institute, Benjamin Zycher, comments first on the inefficiency of "carbon" taxes, and then goes on to ask: "What is the actual evidence on the effects of GHG emissions?, and then rebuts alarmist references to "carbon pollution". HIs comme...

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Posted 30 April 2015

"Why is the Catholic Church enytering into nthe fray of doubtful global warming science?  Why now and why with such shrill apocalyptic  exaggerated rhetoric? Why strident calls for supranational government control at the same time the actual evidence for doom grows weaker and...

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Posted 28 April 2015

In advance of a meeting convened in the Vatican by Pope Francis to discuss climate change, there have been two significant developments.  The first has been a "prebuttal" meeting near the Vatican organised by the Heartland Institute of Chicago, USA, at which strong blunt word...

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