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By P Gosselin on 31. May 2015
Spring in Germany arriving later and later every year. Also forsythia blossoms in Hamburg arriving later and later By Josef Kowatsch und Stefan Kämpfe [Translated/edited by P Gosselin] This is an addendum to our earlier article on delayed spring blossoms here (and here at NTZ). In our previous article linked above we showed that mean […]
Germany’s May 2015 Comes In 0.5°C Cooler Than Normal…Trend To Cooler Central European Springs Continues
By P Gosselin on 30. May 2015
The German DWD National Weather Service brings us the statistics for the month of May in Germany. Overall, using the preliminary results from approximately 2000 weather stations, the DWD reports that May in the Central European country was 0.5°C cooler than the 1981-2010 mean and 0.4°C warmer than the 1961-1990 mean. The 1961-1990 reference period is […]
Major North Sea Offshore Wind Park Outfitter Files For Insolvency Amid “Considerable Uncertainties”!
By P Gosselin on 29. May 2015
German financial daily Handelsblatt here reports that a former shipyard which later turned to building offshore wind turbine sub-structures has filed for insolvency. According to the company’s Managing Director Thierry Putters, the filing is due to “a looming inability to pay” its creditors. The Handelsblatt writes that 188 employees will be impacted. They already had been working […]
Top Automotive Engineer Calls Tesla “A Failure”…Demand For Electric Vehicles “Has Reached An Absolute Low Point”!
By P Gosselin on 28. May 2015
UPDATED 13:52 CET As part of the 35th Vienna Motor Symposium, German online financial daily Handelsblatt here has an interview with leading automotive engine design expert Prof. Fritz Indra, who says that much of the talk about electric vehicles is “hype” and calls the Tesla “a failure”. Indra, 75, is now retired after a long career in […]
By P Gosselin on 27. May 2015
What follows is an e-mail sent by geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning to Dr. Roland Neuber of the Alfred Wegener Institute in Potsdam. Dr. Lüning wishes to know why a report issued by the AWI left out more than 80% of the Spitzbergen temperature record. ======================================== To: Dr. Roland Neuber, science coordinator of the research team […]
By P Gosselin on 26. May 2015
Though regional, what follows is a scandal that illustrates just how energy laws and policy are formed today in many developed countries: by green activists and lobbyists who have an extreme agenda or narrow, self-serving interest. German national daily Bild here reports how in Hannover the new energy law for the state of Lower Saxony was […]
By Ed Caryl on 25. May 2015
Additional Thoughts On Natural Cycles By Ed Caryl In Natural Cycles In A Random World Are Unmistakable…Future Holds Nothing To Fear, we showed plots of simulated temperature generated in Excel using the sum of three cycles and a random number generator. Some commenters realized that if you averaged many runs, like the professional climate “scientists” […]
By P Gosselin on 24. May 2015
Good to see that this NTZ site is contributing to articles on climate change and renewable energies by larger media outlets. For example Charles Battig at the American Thinker here cited NoTricksZone in his report on Thomas Friedman’s editorial on the supposed “success” of Germany’s renewable energies. In his editorial, Friedman stupidly ignores all the glaring reports […]
By P Gosselin on 23. May 2015
By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof Fritz Vahrenholt It’s rather peculiar: None of the IPCC climate models projected the warming pause of the last 17 years. An real embarrassment. Scientist Stefan Rahmstorf was devastated, and so publicly disputed that there even was a pause at all. Naturally this strategy cannot be successful over the long run. Then […]
By P Gosselin on 22. May 2015
Here’s another compelling reason why we should all be hoping that the earth will warm and not cool over the coming decades. (After all, there is no way the temperature is going to stay stagnant). The print edition of yesterday’s UK Daily Mail has a short report on an international study on the effects of temperature […]
Germany’s Green Party Apologizes For “Massive Sexual Abuse Of Children”, Advocacy of Pedophilia …”Up To 1000 Victims”!
By P Gosselin on 21. May 2015
The title may sound stunning, and unbelievable, but it’s true. It’s also appearing in the main media elsewhere. Berlin’s leftist daily Online Tagesspiegel here reports comprehensively on the German Green Party’s troubled past involving it’s earlier advocacy of pedophilia and practice by some of its former leading members, see background here, here, here and here. Green […]
Spiegel Describes Circus of “Trickery” In Run-Up To Paris. Russia Wants To Curb CO2 Emissions By Increasing Them!
By P Gosselin on 20. May 2015
Spiegel journalist Axel Bojanowski has an analysis on the Berlin climate negotiations now taking place among the leaders of 36 nations who have the aim of laying the groundwork for a binding climate treaty in Paris later this year. The title: “They’re tricking; they’re getting creative.” Bojanowski calls it the “big climate show”. Although big delcarations […]
“There Are People Who Believe They See Unabated Global Warming In the 1/100°C Range” …Warming Has Ground To a Halt
By P Gosselin on 19. May 2015
Stefan Rahmstorf: No pause, anywhere! By Michael Krueger [Translated by P. Gosselin) “No pause, anywhere!” announced Stefan Rahmstorf in his latest article at KlimaLounge. And he added: “As our long-term readers know, there’s been a steady global warming since the 1970s, though it has been superimposed by the usual short-term fluctuations, it has not slowed […]
Leading Industry Expert Slams Germany’s Wild Foray Into Green Energies: “Unaffordable” … “Absolute Imbecility”!
By P Gosselin on 18. May 2015
The Germany-based European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) held another conference on climate and renewable energy last March. One of the speakers was Prof. Dr. Dieter Ameling, an expert in heavy industry. EIKE has posted his presentation. In the presentation Ameling calls Germany’s Energiewende (transition to renewable energies) a real threat to industry, warning […]
German Government Advisor Calls 2°C Target An Illusion…Climate Science “Led Around By The Nose”…”Reputation Damaged”
By P Gosselin on 17. May 2015
Spiegel science journalist Axel Bojanowski interviews Oliver Geden, climate expert at the Berlin-based German Institute for International and Security Affairs – SWP. He is also an advisor to the German government. 2°C target “an illusion” In the interview Geden calls the 2°C limit target “an illusion that has been fed by politicians and scientists“. Geden […]
DWD Weather Service Confirms No Verifiable Rise In German Tornado Activity Or Link To Global Warming!
By P Gosselin on 16. May 2015
Tornadoes are normally associated with the famous Tornado Alley of the US Midwest. But they also occur from time to time in Germany. Nowadays the drama-seeking media are quick to report on any tornado event that gets recorded, and so often there’s the mistaken perception that their frequency is rising (of course due to man-made weather […]
Top Econ Professor Says Germany’s Renewables “Already Reached The Limits”…Country Risks “Gambling Away Its Prosperity”!
By P Gosselin on 15. May 2015
German online finanztreff.de here reports on the opinion recently expressed by Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn, Director of the renowned Munich-based ifo-Institute for Economic Research, regarding Germany’s attempted move into renewable energies, primarily solar and wind power. Currently about 25% of Germany’s energy supply is “green”. At a conference of experts in Berlin Sinn is quoted by […]
By Ed Caryl on 14. May 2015
By Ed Caryl Recently, Roy Spencer posted a graph that appeared to be a data record of some kind for the last 100 years. Then he revealed that it was generated in Excel with a simple random number function. The graph showed details that resembled things like El Niño’s and La Niña’s, pauses, and sudden […]
By P Gosselin on 13. May 2015
No warming in Antarctica. Southern Ocean Cooling Down By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt [Translated by P Gosselin] In Antarctica if a single piece of ice breaks off, the media worldwide go into a frenzy: How could it happen? That’s got to be climate change. Yes, global warming is striking Antarctica with full […]
German Scientists Call Rahmstorf’s Selective Citing Of Literature “Embarrassing …Science-Ethically Very Unclean”
By P Gosselin on 12. May 2015
Science-ethically dubious: Stefan Rahmstorf silent on large body of dissenting Gulf Stream results in newspaper interview By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt [Translated, edited by P Gosselin] There was an interview with Stefan Rahmstorf in the German daily Märkischen Allgemeine Zeitung (MAZ) on March 23, 2015: A tipping element on which the globe’s […]