Daily ‘Die Welt’ Reports German Greens Facing Political Extinction…”Apocalyptic Narrative Approaching An End”

Germany’s once formidable Green Party just held its annual convention in Hamburg. Over the past few years Germans in general have grown fatigued of the planet-rescuing Greens and their dire warnings that man’s technology was destroying the planet. So faced with the prospect of slipping into irrelevance, the Greens are now scrambling to find an […]

President Bill Clinton No Longer Believes The “Consensus Science”. Why? Because It Almost Killed Him!

For decades the science told us that humans needed to cut back on fatty foods like red meat, eggs, chicken, cheese, butter and that we should switch to high carb diets, with lots of exercises. High carb, low fat was The Consensus. Backed by all the US medical associations and 99% of all doctors. Dissenters […]

Alarmists’ Accusations Aimed At Discrediting IPCC-Critical Spiegel Journalist Found To Be Absent Of Merit

About three weeks ago Spiegel science journalist Axel Bojanowski wrote a highly critical piece of the IPCC’s recently released 5th Synthesis Report, claiming that the report IPCC misled the public and needlessly sounded the alarms, background here. Also at Twitter Bojanowski pointed to “gross problems” that “need to be discussed”. The Spiegel journalist in the […]

Global Warming Consensus? 58 Experts Who Aren’t Afraid To Show Up For a Public Debate

The Heartland Institute here has available a poster with 58 experts who don’t believe there is a man-made climate crisis, and who aren’t afraid to show up for a little debate in public. Of course there are many other experts who could be added. Next time you run into an alarmist who insists there’s a consensus, […]

Economist At Swiss Weekly Weltwoche: “Cardiac Arrest With Flickering [Green] Power”!

Economist At Swiss Weekly Weltwoche: “Cardiac Arrest With Flickering [Green] Power”!

This week’s print edition of the Swiss news weekly Weltwoche has a commentary by economist Silvio Borner titled “Cardiac Arrest with Flickering Power“. His commentary focusses on the completely misleading and false claims often made by tax-payer funded proponents of renewable energies, mainly solar and wind power. Hat-tip: “Kurt in Switzerland” According to Borner, the Swiss canton […]

Exorbitantly Expensive Green Energies Prevent Plunging Market Prices From Reaching German Consumers

Despite plunging energy prices on world markets, electricity prices in Germany refuse to drop anywhere near in proportion. The reason for this is in large part due to the fixed, guaranteed high prices that renewable energy producers get for the wildly fluctuating power they feed in  – no matter what the market does. The result: […]

German Weather Service Says New York Record Snow Due To “Powerful Cold Wave”…Lake Effect Is Natural

The German media are reporting on the massive snowfall hitting Buffalo and parts of New York state, describing the “lake effect” and an “early start of winter”. Also meteorologist Christian Herold of Germany’s DWD Weather Service writes here how the story begins with the “remains of super-typhoon” Nuri, which developed into a low over Alaska’s Aleutian Islands a […]

IPCC Scientist Mojib Latif On Claim Warm Arctic Causing Severe Cold Winters: “Old Story”…”I’m Really Skeptical”

From Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt at Die kalte Sonne here: ======================== The climate catastrophe is hitting without mercy. Bild reported on 28 October 2014: New climate study causes fear and trembling: How bitter-cold will winter be? The polar ice is melting. And so the jet stream is changing. Result: Lots of bitter cold winters – […]

USA Temps “Have Dropped Off A Cliff”…”Coldest November Morning” In 38 Years! Record Lows Down To Texas!

USA Temps “Have Dropped Off A Cliff”…”Coldest November Morning” In 38 Years! Record Lows Down To Texas!

Not very often does one see such an image… Image snipped here, 8 a.m. EST, 18 November, 2014. And it’s only mid-November…autumn! Weatherbell Models here has an assessment of the situation so far. It writes: America ‘as a whole’ awoke to the coldest it has been in November since 1976 — 38 years ago. The […]

Germany’s CO2 Reductions “Fetish” Causing National Policy Turmoil: Economics And Environment Ministries Collide

Daniel Wetzel of the German online flagship daily Die Welt here tells readers the real reason why Chancellor Angela Merkel is sticking to the “senseless” and now impossible to reach CO2 emissions reduction target of 40% for Germany by 2020: She can sit back and enjoy watching her coalition partner SPD ministers rip themselves apart trying to […]

Germany’s Sole Electric Car Battery Plant To Be Closed…Yet “Another Setback” For Germany’s CO2 Reduction Target

Spiegel reports here that Germany’s sole plant for producing electric car batteries, owned by Daimler, is shutting down thus casting doubt Germany will reach its ambitious target of putting 1 million electric cars on the road by 2020. According to Wikipedia, as of September 2014 a total of 21,256 plug-in electric vehicles were registered in Germany. […]

Excuses Abound As Sea Shepard Negligently Dumps Up To Half A Tonne Of Diesel Fuel Into Trinity Inlet

Here’s a another example of how environmental activists like to beg, plead and claim real excuses when severe environmental accidents happen, yet when an accident is caused by anyone else they demand heads on a plate. The Cairns Post here has an article: Sea Shepherd guilty of diesel spill that dropped up to 500 litres of diesel into […]

Hypocrisy Exposed…Spiegel Publishes Undisclosed German Survey Results: Green Voters Like Flying The Most!

Hypocrisy Exposed…Spiegel Publishes Undisclosed German Survey Results: Green Voters Like Flying The Most!

Online Spiegel has a piece titled: Preaching travel by rail, but flying Business Class. It would be natural to expect environmentalist greens and climate activists to take commercial flights very rarely, opting for rail, bus, or bicycle instead. However, it turns out they do not practice what they love to preach. Spiegel news magazine writes of […]

Solar Bike-Path To Nowhere: $3.7 Million…Enough Electricity To Power A Whole Three Households

Solar Bike-Path To Nowhere: $3.7 Million…Enough Electricity To Power A Whole Three Households

Greens have been all excited about the recent, high publicity solar bike path put in operation in Holland this week. It’s a whole 100 meters or so long…a distance that allows the average cyclist to cycle over and to feel good about saving the planet for about 15 seconds. Photo (text added by author): Solaroad […]

German Vice Chancellor Puts Brakes On “Ruinous” Rush To Green Energies: “Others Think We’ve Lost Our Marbles”

Two days I ago reported on German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel’s calling the swift end to coal power plants in Germany an “illusion”. Germany’s flagship daily Die Welt here has since posted a large part of Gabriel’s speech, where two Greenpeace activists attempted to steal the show from Gabriel on stage. When it was over, the Greenpeace activists […]