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German Consumer Agency Issues Open Letter, Warns Deutsche Bank Of “Dubious Renewable Energy…Burdens Of Over 1 Trillion Euros Feared”

In a bid to protect consumers and investors. The Berlin-based consumer investor protection organization Verbraucherzentrale für Kapitalanleger (VzfK) has issued a press release here warning Deutsche Bank AG of the high risks of investments in “dubious renewable energy companies” and their projects after a string of spectacular insolvencies. Hat-tip: EIKE. What follows is the VzfK press release, translated to English: The […]

German Weather Service Employs Manipulative Statistical Sleights Of Hand To Craft Warming From Cooling

Germany’s Deutsche Wetterdienst cherry-picks its way to warming, hiding that the temperature has been cooling since 2000. ================================================ The German Weather Service has a problem with the climate By Dr. D. E. Koelle (Translated/edited by P. Gosselin) One typically regards the Deutsche Wetterdienst (DWD) as a serious organization that supplies us with reliable weather data. But […]

Hell Freezes Over! Germany’s Ultra-Green ‘Die Zeit’ Concedes Climate Movement Has Been Too Alarmist

Germany’s eco-evangelical, leftie weekly Die Zeit has a surprisingly sober online piece that almost got by me. It actually harshly criticizes global warming science – unusual for Die Zeit, which is an influential “intellectual” weekly that has been preaching the science is settled for years. Not long ago it one-sidedly attacked skeptics and portrayed them as […]

Angela Merkel’s Vice Chancellor Stuns, Declares Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ To Be On ‘The Verge Of Failure’!

The green energy orgy in Germany is over. The music has stopped and the wine that once flowed freely has long run out. The green energy whores and pimps can go home. In a stunning admission by Germany’s Economics Minister and Vice Chancellor to Angela Merkel, Sigmar Gabriel announced in a recent speech that the […]

Bavarian Alps Permafrost Shows No Signs Of Warming. "Indeed There Has Been No Change"

Bavarian Alps Permafrost Shows No Signs Of Warming. “Indeed There Has Been No Change”

South Germany’s Bavarian Public television has a clip that looks at the permafrost conditions on Germany’s tallest mountain: the Zugspitze in the Alps. Bavaria’s Zugspitze. Permafrost shows no changes. Photo: Octagon, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Roland Eichhorn of the Bavarian Office of Environment explains how the temperature of the mountain is being monitored. The fear is […]

German Interview With Patrick Moore: Greenpeace Living "In An Absolute Dream World"...Poverty Is Biggest Threat

German Interview With Patrick Moore: Greenpeace Living “In An Absolute Dream World”…Poverty Is Biggest Threat

German online Novo Argumente here features an interview with Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore. Today he is one of the environmental organization’s harshest critics. Photo right: Partick Moore, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Moore tells readers how things have run amok at the activist organization, claiming it has changed from one that “not only cared about the […]

The Narrow Tolerances Of Tolerance…”Open Minded” Berlin Student Searching Apartment To Share

Nothing to do with climate directly, but it is funny and to me it serves to remind us skeptics of the people we are dealing with and their hopelessly warped lens through which they view the world. Such are the people we often find in the climate change movement and at Earth Day celebrations. The […]

7th International Non-Alarmist Climate Conference Sells Out! Yet Not A Single German Media Outlet Shows Up

7th International Non-Alarmist Climate Conference Sells Out! Yet Not A Single German Media Outlet Shows Up

In early April, the 7th Climate Conference, featuring distinguished non-alarmist scientists and organized by the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE), took place at the Steigenberger Hotel Mannheimer Hof in Mannheim, Germany. The 2-day conference featured heavyweights like Richard Lindzen, Nir Shaviv and Henrik Svensmark who brought the message that today’s climate science tells us […]

Most Of The World's Coastal Population Is In Fact Personally Experiencing Very Little Sea Level Rise

Most Of The World’s Coastal Population Is In Fact Personally Experiencing Very Little Sea Level Rise

Sea Level As We Experience It By Ed Caryl Nils-Axel Môrner is a Swedish sea level specialist. He claims that sea level is not rising more than about 1.1 mm/year, that the satellite data has been wrongly calibrated, and uplift and subsidence errors have contaminated the tide gauge records. In my research on sea level, […]

Germany’s Leading Late Night Comedy Show Harshly Mocks Germany’s Energiewende!

Awhile back I wrote about a harsh German late night parody of the country’s failed transition to renewable energy. Now the video appears on Youtube and is accompanied by English subtitles. Hat-tip climategate.nl/videoondertiteld/ Enjoy (and share it!): Now you can send the video to your lawmakers so that they can think again about following Germany’s […]

Pot Growers Now Using Energy-Saving, Climate-Friendly Lighting For Indoor Growing, German Daily Reports

Pot Growers Now Using Energy-Saving, Climate-Friendly Lighting For Indoor Growing, German Daily Reports

Berlin’s leftist, climate-cultie TAZ here reports on how indoor pot growers are switching over to LED lighting to grow their clandestine cannabis. Like, we’re saving the planet too, dude! Image cropped from Cheech and Chong film: Up in Smoke, Paramount Pictures. The TAZ article features a photo of a US grower with the caption: Indoor growing in Denver: […]

Senator George Brandis Blasts Climate Cultists: “Shocked By The Sheer Authoritarianism…Anti-Intellectualism”

“The state should never be the arbiter of what people can think.” In Australia we find a true warrior of free speech in Queensland Senator George Brandis, who has come out blasting what he sees as the “sheer authoritarianism” rampant in the global climate change movement, where anyone who challenges the science is labeled a despicable […]

Google Can't Be Bothered To Acknowledge Easter, Celebrated By Hundreds Of Millions Worldwide

Google Can’t Be Bothered To Acknowledge Easter, Celebrated By Hundreds Of Millions Worldwide

On other days, like Earth Day, Halloween, or holidays of other religions, we find Google putting up some kind of motive at their search page to mark the day. Here’s what Google.de has today for Easter, which is celebrated by over a billion people worldwide: Nothing, quite obviously. In fact according to a comment from […]

More Germans Getting Their Power Cut Off Because They Can’t Afford Paying Sky-High Green Electric Bills

Just a few days ago, the IPCC WG III report claimed that CO2 emissions could be curbed with little pain involved. Well, go tell it to the more than 300,000 Germans who have had their power shut off in a single year because they no longer can afford skyrocketing electric bills. And these people live in […]

Long Term Tide Gauge Data Show 21st Century Sea Level Rise Will Be Approximately As Much As The 20th Century

Long Term Tide Gauge Data Show 21st Century Sea Level Rise Will Be Approximately As Much As The 20th Century

330 Years of Sea Level By Ed Caryl Sea level data suffer from the same problem as temperature and other climate measures; there isn’t enough of it. Satellite sea level data only goes back twenty years, even less than the satellite temperature data. Fortunately, because the West was civilized by seafaring nations, we have some […]

Bureaucrats To Force Europeans To Drink Cold Coffee To Save The Climate…EU Directive Aims To Limit Coffee Machines!

Europe’s regulation bureaucrats are going out of control once again. Citizens, they feel, aren’t grown up enough to responsibly operate their own household applicances. They need to be nannied, the EU bureaucrats believe. So out they come with the European Ecodesign Directive, which originally was intended to regulate electric appliances like flat screen televisions, dishwashers […]

Bastardi: Detroit Sets All-Time Record Snowy Winter! ... 5 Of The Snowiest Winters Occurred In Last 11 Years!

Bastardi: Detroit Sets All-Time Record Snowy Winter! … 5 Of The Snowiest Winters Occurred In Last 11 Years!

Veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi tweeted here a chart showing Detroit not only has been struggling with a brutal, cold and snowy winter this year, but has been doing so for the last decade. Soon people won’t know what bare ground in the springtime is! Joe also adds that 6 of the top 15 snowy winters […]

German FAZ Commentary On Global Cooperation To Stabilize Climate: “Not Going To Happen”

The online Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung  (FAZ), Germany’s leading national political daily, has a commentary on the IPCC’s WG III report. It’s also online here. On the front page AGW believer Joachim Müller-Jung comments: The solution appears so simple – but collectively it is so difficult to achieve.” He adds that meanwhile Climate policy is now […]

University of Colorado Sea Level Rise Adjustment Appears To Be Unreasonable, Not Justifiable

University of Colorado Sea Level Rise Adjustment Appears To Be Unreasonable, Not Justifiable

Rebound and Sea Level By Ed Caryl During the peak of the last ice age, enough ice was collected in the great ice sheets that the global sea level was reduced by more than 120 meters. The ice sheets themselves were, in places, more than two kilometers thick. The great weight of that ice depressed […]

Rapper’s Climate Science Critical Video Surpasses 100,000 Views…Blasts “Filtered” Message, “Massive Propaganda”

Not long ago Austrian social critic and rap musician Kilez More produced and posted a climate science skeptic video. I reported on this awhile back, see here and here. The video also has English subtitles to help get the overall message across internationally. The video, watched mainly by young people, has surpassed the 100,000 views milestone. Congratulations […]