Posted 29 March 2015

Getting a hand on Climate Crisis Inc.'s fear and money machine in USA is not easy - and few people understand just how enormous, interlocking and self-perpetuating it is. This article by Paul Driessen presents an overview that will hopefully begin to open people's eyes. It su...

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Posted 28 March 2015

"Let me begin with a simple, and surely and incontrovertible, proposition. It is that the abundant availability of fossil fuels, combined with the wit that has allowed human beings to exploit them, is the greatest blessing ever to have been visited on the species. After all,...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Accusing scientists of venal motives when they raise questions about climate has come to be what passes for scientific debate...This follows brazen political-style attacks on scientists because of their views on climate.  In particular there has been an aggressive assault qu...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Nearly all governments currently view climate change and energy supply as closely related policy issues. Yet climate change issues are concerned with environmental hazards, whereas energy policy is concerned with supplying cheap, reliable and secure electricity supplies to i...

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Posted 26 March 2015

"Why do advocates of the dangerous warming hypothesis resort to ad hominem attacks? Is it to protect science?  If so, it is misguided. Progress in science depends heavily on research by skeptics. Or might the attacks be motivated by fear that people read skeptics' research an...

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Posted 26 March 2015

"Another such favorite theory, mistakenly offered as a fact , speculates we are now witnessing increasing anthropogenic ocean acidification, despite never determining if current pH trends lie within bounds of natural variability. Claims of acidification are based on an 'accep...

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Posted 25 March 2015

"When climate scientists unfairly give only one side of the story, as Professor Wratt et al did [recently] (Opinion, Dominion Post 10 February), taxpayers should keep a tight grip on their wallets.....As profiteers of doom continue to be proven wrong by events, more heads...

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Posted 23 March 2015

An interesting, if surprising (but all the more welcome for that) breakthrough has just been achieved in New Zealand by NZ Climate Science Coalition member, Bryan Leyland, assisted by fellow member Professor Bob Carter. Hitherto, the Science Media Centre (SMC), sponsored by t...

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Posted 21 March 2015

"Over at Climate Audit, Nic Lewis reports on the publication of a very important paper in Journal of ClimateBjorn Stevens has created a new estimate of the cooling effects of pollution ("aerosols") on the climate. Readers will no doubt recall that to the extent that...

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Posted 19 March 2015

"Climate skeptics include many of the world's most qualified scientists - ignoring them is causing disaster for the world's most vulnerable people...Assisting countries to adapt to present day climate change should be a foreign aid issue driven only by humanitarian concerns a...

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Posted 18 March 2015

A few days ago, Wellington's DominionPost  published an article by New Zealand Cimate Science Coalition member Bryan Leyland questioning various claims about dangerous global warming (unfortunately the DomPost chose not to post the Leyland article on-line). What they did po...

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Posted 18 March 2015

"In statements made to support his political agenda [US Secretary of State John] Kerry manages to perpetuate a series of errors, myths and slurs. One is the claim Al Gore made before the US Senate in 2007 that the 'science is settled' and the 'debate is over', Kerry said. Ker...

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Posted 18 March 2015

"People have learned to cope with change by thinking it's not all bad, but climate change is all bad, according to a climate scientist at Argonne National Laboratory who says it's time to replace the term climate change, itself a replacement for global warming, with a n...

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Posted 17 March 2015

In December 2014, the Royal Society in UK published A ShortGuide to Climate Science, a lay-man's introduction to the key issues on the subject. It was widely repoprted in British media. The authors who wrote it were not identified. Nor were members of the Royal Society aske...

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Posted 15 March 2015

"Five years ago, I was one of 43 Fellows of the Royal Society - the first and arguably still the most prestigious scientific organisation in the world - who wrote to our then-president about its approach to climate change. We warned that the Society was in danger of violating...

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Posted 14 March 2015

"The environmental movement has advanced three arguments in recent years for giving up fossils fuels: (1) that we will soon run out of them anyway; (2) that alternative sources of energy will price them out of the marketplace; and (3) that we cannot afford the climate consequ...

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Posted 6 March 2015

Dr Christopher Essex writes:  "Healthy, effective scientific research requires the participation of trained people with many takes on a subject. Trying to eradicate the participation of those who do not share one politically approved view on climate has been a profitable polit...

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Posted 6 March 2015

"We are constantly told than man-made carbon dioxide has caused global warming that will bring doom and disaster within a few years. These predictions are largely based on the output of computer models rather than observations of what is happening in the real world..... Here a...

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Posted 5 March 2015

"Greenpeace's disclosure standard is fictitious. Greenpeace simply invented it in an attempt to smear and demonize Dr Soon and other scientists like him. It's very disappointing that such a cheap trick would fool so many journalists, but perhaps some of them wanted to be foole...

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UPDATED 3 March 2015

"In recent weeks I have been the target of attacks in the press by various radical environmental and politically motivated groups. This effort should be seen for what it is: a shameless attempt to silence my scientific research and writings, and to make an example of me as a...

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