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Alarm Called Off! Leading Swiss Daily NZZ On Otto et al: "Climate Reacts Less To CO2 Than Thought"

Alarm Called Off! Leading Swiss Daily NZZ On Otto et al: “Climate Reacts Less To CO2 Than Thought”

A few days ago Switzerland’s flagship daily the NZZ also commented on the Otto et al paper, which indicates CO2 climate sensitivity was over-estimated and that the worst-case scenarios very likely aren’t going to take place. Otto et al is just more hard evidence showing earlier models completely miss the barn. Chart source: www.drroyspencer.com. What we are […]

Lomborg: Getting One Inch Less Of Sea Level Rise By The End Of The Century Will Cost $500 Billion Annually!

Must see 3-minute video.

Blacklisted Science Journalists Taking German Environment Ministry To Court For Defamation, Violating Neutrality

Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung reports the latest development on the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) scandal. Recently Germany’s version of the Environmental Protection Agency (UBA) published a 120-page brochure that publicly named and branded renowned skeptic US and German journalists and scientists because they “did not conform to the level of climate science knowledge“. Minister of Bullying? Environment Minister Peter Altmaier […]

French Ski Resort To Open For Skiing in June For The First Time In History!

French Ski Resort To Open For Skiing in June For The First Time In History!

It’s been a cold 2013 so far in Central and Western Europe. Last weekend snow fell in Austria, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Global warming in France in June! Photo credit: Nicolas Guionnet, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Europeans are wondering whatever happened to global warming. Climate institutes, who just years ago predicted […]

Reference List Of Media Reports On UBA-Gate…German Environment Agency Goes After US And American Skeptics

What follows is just a list media reports on the German Umweltbundesamt abusing its power by singling out, naming and defaming climate skeptics in a 122 page pamphlet that was funded by tax payers. It’s for your reference and hopefully it will help German readers. Photo right: German Environment Agency defamatory pamphlet When a large […]

German Association Of Journalists Demands Apology From German Ministry Of Environment For "Black List Of Skeptics"!

German Association Of Journalists Demands Apology From German Ministry Of Environment For “Black List Of Skeptics”!

Well it looks like journalists are willing to go only so far when it comes to carrying water for Germany’s powerful Church Ministry of Environment, which oversees the Umweltbundesamt (UBA). The German Association of Journalists Chairman Michael Konken calls the UBA’s defamatory pamphlet targeting US and German journalists and scientists “unacceptable” and demands an apology […]

German Business Magazine: UBA Federal Environment Agency Authors “Made Themselves Religious Warriors”

Just how radical has the environmental movement become in Germany? Well, to give you an idea, Germany’s Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency), or UBA, which is Germany’s version of the EPA, recently issued a 122-page pamphlet that fiercely defended the alarmists predictions of catastrophic global warming, and used harsh tactics to pillory skeptic US and German journalists and […]

Germany Now Recording Coldest Spring In 40 Years! “…Climate Experts Running Out Of Arguments…”!

The recent weather in Germany indicates everything but global warming and widespread drought, which climate experts have been telling us would be the case unless we stopped burning fossil fuels fast. Germany’s mean temperature trend continues falling sharply (1998 – 2012). 2013 so far is well below normal. (Source: Josef Kowatsch, data from German Weather […]

Max Planck Institute For Meteorology: "Prognoses Confirm Model Forecasts" Warming Postponed "Hundreds Of Years"

Max Planck Institute For Meteorology: “Prognoses Confirm Model Forecasts” Warming Postponed “Hundreds Of Years”

Now that global temperatures have not risen in 15 years, a number of scientists find themselves having great difficulty coming to terms with that new reality. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) claims that the latest prognoses confirm the model forecasts. Photo source: Max Planck Gesellschaft The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) in Hamburg is no […]

Vahrenholt Hits Back At German Government's Pillory Of Skeptics: "Why Did You Falsify My Biography?"

Vahrenholt Hits Back At German Government’s Pillory Of Skeptics: “Why Did You Falsify My Biography?”

Germany’s version of the EPA, the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) unleashed a wave of outrage with the publication of a 123-page pamphlet dubbed: “And indeed it continues to warm – What’s behind the climate science debate” (background here). The government pamphlet defames and blacklists US and German climate skeptic scientists and journalists. Among those targeted is Professor Dr. […]

Is German Government Declaring Open Season On Climate Skeptics? Top Minister Defends Defamatory Pamphlet

Is German Government Declaring Open Season On Climate Skeptics? Top Minister Defends Defamatory Pamphlet

The outrage over a defamatory pamphlet published by Germany’s version of the EPA, the Umweltbundesamt (UBA), has been spreading. The UBA is headed by Jochen Flasbarth, a former environmental activist with strong ties to Germany’s radical green party. It is a department within the German Ministry of Environment.   Merkel’s Environment Minister Peter Altmaier defends […]

German UBA Federal Environment Office's "Declaration Of War" On US And German Skeptics Backfires Big Time

German UBA Federal Environment Office’s “Declaration Of War” On US And German Skeptics Backfires Big Time

Germany’s version of the EPA, the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) and its hapless director Jochen Flasbarth have come under intense fire from much of the major German media for having published a pamphlet (background here) defaming and black-listing US and German climate skeptic scientists and journalists. The number of articles harshly criticising the German UBA’s heavy-handed tactics is […]

Dana Nuccitelli Refuses Reality: Richard Tol Calls John Cook's Survey "Silly Idea...Poorly Implemented"

Dana Nuccitelli Refuses Reality: Richard Tol Calls John Cook’s Survey “Silly Idea…Poorly Implemented”

Not surprisingly Dana Nuccitelli of SkepticalScience.com obstinately refuses to see the facts, even when they are staring him right in the face. Richard Tol at Twitter has thrown the now notorious John Cook survey, of which Nuccitelli was a co-author, into the dustbin of history. Here’s the exchange between the two:   Tol’s last comment pretty […]

German IPCC Scientist: "Although There Are No Data To Show It...Frequency Of Tornadoes Will Be Higher"!

German IPCC Scientist: “Although There Are No Data To Show It…Frequency Of Tornadoes Will Be Higher”!

The German media are now naturally asking what is behind the terrible tornado that struck near Oklahoma City. Tornado frequency. Source NOAA To fool the public, German ZDF public television here, Germany’s version of the BBC, sought out “one of Germany’s most renown climate scientists” Prof Mojib Latif of the IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, the Leibniz Institute […]

Law Professor Labels German Federal Environment Agency Authoritarian Pamphlet Against Skeptics “State Propaganda”

Last week, the German Federal Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany’s version of the EPA, issued a one-sided alarmist pamphlet that attempts to declare the climate debate over and attacks prominent skeptics. Controversial 123-page pamphlet…in it the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) declares climate debate over and names and portrays skeptics as “spreaders of half-truths and misinformation”. In […]

EU Commission Plans Fundamental Course Change In Energy Policy - More Focus On Economics, Less On Climate

EU Commission Plans Fundamental Course Change In Energy Policy – More Focus On Economics, Less On Climate

Major German dailies today are reporting that Europe is beginning to give up on the big green dream it once so deeply cherished and envisioned a great society powered by clean sunshine and wind. After trying for years to force renewable energies onto consumers, the bill came and eyes popped. Suddenly we are also seeing studies […]

Otto et al...First Rats To Leave The Sinking Ship That Is Man-Made Global Warming

Otto et al…First Rats To Leave The Sinking Ship That Is Man-Made Global Warming

All the talk now is about the Otto et al paper that just has come out, which claims that, well, the warming isn’t going to be like we thought. Oops. Chart source: www.nature.com/ngeo/journal.pdf Spiegel provides a first glimpse of the reaction from Germany: New Study On Climate Change: Earth Warming More Slowly Than Feared. The […]

Veteran Journalists Slam German UBA Environmental Agency...Suppression Of Dissent "Reminds Of Reichskulturkammer"!

Veteran Journalists Slam German UBA Environmental Agency…Suppression Of Dissent “Reminds Of Reichskulturkammer”!

A few days ago NTZ wrote about a recently published brochure released by the Umweltbundesamt (UBA), which is Germany’s version of the EPA. UBA Director Jochen Flasbarth lost control of the agency to radical zealots, now under massive fire. Photo: UBA. The notorious brochure not only included an alarmist summary of climate science today, but […]

CERN's Jasper Kirkby On The Newest Unpublished Results Of CLOUD: "The Results Are Very Interesting"

CERN’s Jasper Kirkby On The Newest Unpublished Results Of CLOUD: “The Results Are Very Interesting”

The Latest On The CLOUD Experiment at CERN By Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt On May 10, 2013, at the online Austrian ORF, there was a rare interview with the CLOUD Experiment director of the European European Organization for Nuclear Research, Jasper Kirkby. Within the scope of the CLOUD project, it is being investigated to what extent solar […]

Spiegel Trashes John Cook’s Survey. Man’s Impact “Remains Hotly Disputed”…Only 10% Have Faith In Models

German flagship news magazine Spiegel Online today has an article authored by Axel Bojanowski which takes a close look at the recent John Cook survey. German alarmists like the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research hailed it as proof that climate science was settled and done. But Spiegel draws a different a totally conclusion. First […]