Breaking: In New Study Leading Warmist Scientists Determine Sun Plays Major Role – Warming Delayed by Decades!

Climate scientists at Switzerland’s renowned ETH Zurich and the University of Bern have long warned of the risks of man-made global warming. But in a brand new study their results now appear to have compelled them to postpone the expected global warming – by a few decades! They now claim that a weaker sun (now […]

Beleaguered Models: Harvard Physicist/New Study Say Daily Insolation Errors Not Accounted For!

Beleaguered Models: Harvard Physicist/New Study Say Daily Insolation Errors Not Accounted For!

A new paper is out by Rodolfo G. Cionco and Willie W. H. Soon: “Short Term Orbital Forcing (STOF): A quasi-review and a reappraisal of realistic boundary conditions for climate modeling“. It suggests that climate models have neglected to take surrounding astro-climatic parameters correctly into account, and thus their output results are likely even less […]

“Experts” Sent In To Convince Public Of Wind Park Safety Met By Derision And “Jeering Laughter”

As wind projects continue to get planned throughout Germany, concerns over their effects on nature, wildlife and human health are growing more than ever. The online Sächsische Zeitung (SZ – Saxony News) reports how one locality in Germany held a public forum on the subject of low-frequency infrasound earlier this year. Infrasound generated by wind turbines is […]

New Literature Strongly Suggests CO2 Residence Time In The Atmosphere Is Exaggerated!

As usual, there are many highly interesting posts on climate science at the German Die kalte Sonne site. What follows is one of the latest, on Harde’s controversial paper: ======================================== Is CO2 residence time in the atmosphere exaggerated? By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) The CO2 content […]

Fascinating New Studies Confirm Solar Activity Plays Important Role On Driving Climate

Once again what follows is more inconvenient evidence showing that the sun is the main driver, and not singled out trace gas CO2. ==================================== The sun drives climate: Spain and Portugal By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) Does the sun influence climate? In today’s post we would […]

Recent Research Shows Climate Models Are Mostly “Black Box” Fudging, Not Real Science

Climate models fail on the test stand By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt [German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) 20 years ago climate models were celebrated as a huge breakthrough. Finally we were able to reproduce reality in the computer, which had been becoming ever more powerful and faster. Everyone believed that only minor […]

NTZ Not A Free Forum For Those Who Otherwise Can't Get Anyone To Listen

NTZ Not A Free Forum For Those Who Otherwise Can’t Get Anyone To Listen

Lately there have been a tiny handful of readers who seem to have adopted the idea that NTZ is a personal forum they can simply take over. From now on this is no longer the case. If you have point to make, then make it. There really is no need for anyone to feel he/she […]

German Physicist On Electric Cars: "Slaying Of Beautiful Hypothesis By An Ugly Fact"

German Physicist On Electric Cars: “Slaying Of Beautiful Hypothesis By An Ugly Fact”

Though Vince Ebert makes his living as a prominent cabaret artist in Germany, he is in fact a trained physicist who has a good understanding of science and is thus quite able to see it when someone is trying to pull the wool over our eyes. Prominent cabaret artist, physicist Vince Ebert says electric cars nowhere […]

German Daily Writes Climate Summit-Hosting Germany Embarrassing Itself As Its Own Emissions Rise!

German Daily Writes Climate Summit-Hosting Germany Embarrassing Itself As Its Own Emissions Rise!

Daniel Wetzel of online German daily Die Welt here writes Germany is hosting 1200 experts from 93 countries at its Foreign Affairs Ministry in Berlin to discuss reductions in global “climate gas” emissions and “climate protection”. But there is one small, highly embarrassing problem with the event: host Germany has not been able to reduce its […]

Cloud-Forming Cosmic Rays Above Average More Than One Year As Sun Begins Slumber

Translated/edited from wobleibtdieerderwaermung.de. A huge hole in the magnetically hot corona of the sun in the coming weeks will lead to a powerful solar wind and initiate hefty polar lights in the earth’s magnetic field. This will be a brief pause in the solar activity slumber that has taken hold over the past year and […]

Potsdam PIK Climate Director Says We Will Have To Go Back To Mud Huts By 2040

Germany’s Deutsche Welle (DW) here presents a commentary by Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, the director of German ultra-alarmist Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Professor Schellnhuber fears that the planet could warm even as much as 12°C if man does not act quickly to totally eliminate greenhouse gases. He adds that he “has all the evidence” […]

Shumlin's Folly: Burlington Buried by Record 30" Of Snow - Vermont Gov Warned End Of Skiing In 2007!

Shumlin’s Folly: Burlington Buried by Record 30″ Of Snow – Vermont Gov Warned End Of Skiing In 2007!

The largest city of my home state of Vermont — Burlington — was buried by a record-shattering 30.4 inches (ca. 80 cm) of snow from recent storm Stella. Burlington, Vermont area gets buried by record-smashing snow as bitter temperatures grip region. Image cropped from Westford Webcam. Hat-tip: reader Indomitable Snowman Amusingly the reader Snowman just informed […]

Solar Activity Continues Near 200-Year Low. And Antarctic Sea Ice Drop Caused By Natural Factors

The Sun In February and Arctic Sea Ice Von Frank Bosse und Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated and condensed [due to time constraints] by P. Gosselin) The star at the center of our solar system was also very inactive last month. The determined sunspot number SSN of 26.1 was only 50% of what is normal. Fig. 1: Mean […]

German Scientists Slam DWD German Weather Service Concealment Of February Cooling Trend!

By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German excerpts translated/edited by P Gosselin) On February 27, 2017, the DWD German National Weather Service concluded in its February report: February 2017 was much too warm and with only average sunshine Offenbach, 27 February 2017– At the beginning of February 2017, it was still cold in […]

Merkel's Lead Minister Signals Germany Ready To Give Up Leadership Role Against Climate Change!

Merkel’s Lead Minister Signals Germany Ready To Give Up Leadership Role Against Climate Change!

Germany appears poised to make a fundamental course correction in its climate and energy policy. Chancellery Minister Peter Altmaier says the days of going-it-alone on climate protection are about to end. Photo source: here. Germany has long been a steadfast and influential proponent of “climate protection”. Also the country’s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), […]

Subsidized Company, Supplying Subsidized Industry (Which Is Based On Subsidized Junk Science) Files For Bankruptcy

Subsidized Company, Supplying Subsidized Industry (Which Is Based On Subsidized Junk Science) Files For Bankruptcy

“Do we have the next Solyndra at hand?” I had to shake my head when reading the recently published Fox News report: Another taxpayer-funded energy company files for bankruptcy. Image cropped from Aquion Energy. Hat-tip: Indomitable Snowman According to Fox News, Pennsylvania-based Aquion Energy had received “a $5.2 million stimulus-tied grant” (not a loan) from the […]

German Power Sector In Massive Trauma As Electricity Giant EON Set To Post Colossal €12.4 BILLION Loss!

German Power Sector In Massive Trauma As Electricity Giant EON Set To Post Colossal €12.4 BILLION Loss!

The ‘Energiewende’ (transition to green energies) risks leading to a complete meltdown of Germany’s power generation sector. The latest news is that German electricity giant Eon expects to post a massive 12.4 billion euro loss for the year 2016, NTV news site writes here. Careful not to link the loss to Germany’s failing renewable energy […]

‘Die Welt’ Article Warns: German “Energiewende Risks Becoming a Disaster” …As Costs Explode!

Normally even the German conservative media have been supportive of Germany’s shift from fossil fuels over to green energies, and most leading conservative media outlets accept that climate change is mostly man-made and thus needs to be taken seriously. Climate science skepticism is scorned in Germany. So it’s all the more surprising that one of […]

WaPo Cherry Blossom Claims Refuted: "Nothing But Lies And Statistical Manipulations"!

WaPo Cherry Blossom Claims Refuted: “Nothing But Lies And Statistical Manipulations”!

Reader David Reich left a comment  in response to Kenneth Richard’s post on grape harvests and climate. I’ve decided to upgrade it as a post below. Both stories show that today’s climate is well within the range of our climate’s natural variability over the past 100 and 1000 years, and that today’s weather events aren’t […]

Leading Renewable Energy Expert Says Germany Sacrificing Nature For "Green" Energies

Leading Renewable Energy Expert Says Germany Sacrificing Nature For “Green” Energies

Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt was interviewed by Switzerland-based Basler Zeitung concerning Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ (transition to renewable energies), and energy issues in Switzerland, on February 18, 2017. Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt. Image credit: GWPF Vahrenholt was once the head of RWE’s renewable energy arm, Innogy, and responsible for the installation of offshore wind parks. However, after years of poor […]