Posted 4 April 2015

All you ever wanted to know about the origin of so-called "fossil fuels", where they came from, where they are now, and where will they take us in the future, is explained and illustrated in this monumental research lecture by Dr Gerrit J Van Der Lingen, a Dutch-born, now New...

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Posted 4 April 2015

The leading role played by the American Government and President in trying to impose on the world the grossly inflated costs of "renewable energy" is led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is important for other countries to understand the politics being played o...

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Posted 4 April 2015

"Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas. When you put more of it in the atmosphere, the radiation budget will respond appropriately. It's just that what we found with the real data is that the way the earth responds is to shed a lot of heat, not keep it in which the climate models...

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Posted 2 April 2015

"Whatever agreement may be reached [in Paris] in December, fulfilling targets will be much more difficult than setting them, without some technological breakthroughs. Otherwise, without some sort of climate dictatorship, the early peaking and then steep reduction in emissions...

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Posted 1 April 2015

"If you thought science involves scientists challenging each other’s ideas and struggling to see who can best explain the facts, you were wrong—according to a cabal of left-wing activists, politicians, and their media friends. They have launched a crusade to intimidate sci...

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Posted 1 April 2015

"In fact, a more realistic assessment of our energy and environmental situation suggests that, for decades to come, we will continue to rely overwhelmingly on fossil fuels that have contributed so dramatically to the world's prosperity and progress. In 2013, about 87% of the e...

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Posted 31 March 2015

"All scientists are skeptics" - Professor Bob Carter

"Whenever someone asserts that a scientific question is 'settled', they tell me immediately that they don't understand the first thing about science. Science is never settled." - Dr David Deming

"Perhaps the most frus...

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Posted 31 March 2015

"The scientific theories promoted by the global warming advocates are soft targets. Their science is lousy. But critical scientific arguments are highly technical and only of use in getting authoritative scientists to join the skeptical side. To influence the vast majority of...

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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 q...

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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 a...

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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 p...

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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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