Climate Politics

Tol/Lomborg Becoming Powerful Voices Of Reason On Climate Policy In German Media: “1 Euro Costs…3 Cents Benefit”

Tol/Lomborg Becoming Powerful Voices Of Reason On Climate Policy In German Media: “1 Euro Costs…3 Cents Benefit”

It seems that it is beginning to dawn on some of Europe’s mainstream media: The transition to green energies is turning out to be ten or even 100 times more expensive than what they were led to believe just a few years ago. Increasingly we have been seeing reports featuring renowned climate economists such as […]

Deflated Schellnhuber Views Global Warming As A 21st Century Asteroid Strike…Complains No One Is Listening

German reggae and hip hop musician Pierre Fox presents a revealing interview (in German) with Prof. Dr. Hans Schellnhuber (28 June 2014). When it comes to the progress of the green movement and the Great Transformation, the Potsdam Professor appears deflated and demoralized. No matter what one may think of the German Godfather of climate alarmism, Hans-Joachim […]

German Geologist Sebastian Lüning Slams IPCC Climate Science: “A Lot Of The Claims Are Just Not True”

Bill Jasper of the New American interviews with geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning. See the following video: Video by The New American Models are faulty…no coming catastrophe In Lüning’s view, the dire climate warnings are all based on models and the history of climate needs to be taken much more into account for extrapolating into the […]

Energy-Wasting Internet…IEA Describes “Range Of Policy Options” For Curbing Wasted Power

Press release from the International Energy Agency =========================================== Around $80 billion wasted on power for online devices in 2013 Simple measures can keep problem of inefficient ‘network standby’ from worsening in years ahead, IEA report says 2 July 2014 Paris Today, the world’s 14 billion online electronic devices – such as set-top boxes, modems, printers and […]

Leading German Daily: “Apocalypse Will Not Take Place”…Richard Tol: “97% Consensus Does Not Exist”!

Leading German Daily: “Apocalypse Will Not Take Place”…Richard Tol: “97% Consensus Does Not Exist”!

The German media are giving time and space to skeptical voices. The latest is a report appearing in Germany’s print high-profile national daily the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) which features climate economist Richard Tol titled: “The apocalypse won’t take place“. Image above, right: FAZ The subheading reads: “Climate economist Richard Tol sees the consequences of global […]

Candidate Lenar Whitney On AGW: “Any 10-Year Old Can Invalidate Their Thesis…Obama Knows It’s Getting Colder”

Candidate Lenar Whitney On AGW: “Any 10-Year Old Can Invalidate Their Thesis…Obama Knows It’s Getting Colder”

Breitbart brings us a video produced by Congressional candidate Lenar Whitney who hits out powerfully at the global warming “hoax”. Hat-tip: Climate Realists. WATCH VIDEO HERE Photo right: Lenar Whitney website. Whitney reminds her listeners that since Al Gore’s “propaganda film” An Inconvenient Truth, things have not turned out as he predicted. She states that “quite […]

Nils-Axel Mörner, Two German Climate Scientists: “CO2 Malarkey Coming To An End”…”Its Days Are Doomed”

Renowned Swedish paleogeophysicist Prof. Nils-Axel Mörner also has sent his comment to NoTricksZone concerning the termination of the fellowship of Caleb S. Rossiter and the state of climate science. His comment is also followed by a joint statement sent by German climate scientists Prof Dr. Gerhard Gerlich and Dr. Ralf D. Tscheuschner. Nils-Axel Mörner: Ass. Professor, […]

Climate-Policy Expert Oliver Geden Sees Paradigm Shift In International Climate Policy: Depoliticization Of Climate Science

An insightful commentary in Germany’s flagship daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung looks at the status and future of global climate policy development. In the commentary, climate policy expert Oliver Geden of the Foundation for Science and Policy (SWP) in Berlin writes that “climate diplomacy has long since maneuvered itself to a dead-end” and that “global climate protection […]

Marc Morano On EPA Action “Once You Give Them This Expanded Bureaucratic Power, There Is No Limit”

Marc Morano On EPA Action “Once You Give Them This Expanded Bureaucratic Power, There Is No Limit”

Marc Morano appeared on Al Jazeera America for a discussion round about whether the EPA bureaucratic power grab to regulate coal will have impacts on the economy and environment. Photo: CFACT Watch video here: https://ajam.app.box.com Morano compares CO2 reductions to an insurance policy, one where the premiums are far more costly than anything you’ll ever […]

Obama Plan Will Have Miniscule Global Impact…Der Spiegel: CO2 Will Keep Rising 1.1% Annually For Next 20 Years!

[Note: The report at Spiegel is one that comes from the DPA German news agency.] The online Der Spiegel writes how global CO2 emissions are projected to keep rising strongly, 1.1% annually, at least until 2035 – thanks to strong economic growth in emerging countries like India and China. Obama’s newly announced actions to curb CO2 emissions […]

Merkel Snubs New York “Ban Ki-Moon” Climate Conference! … “Burying The Global Climate Agreement”!

Berlin-based leftist daily TAZ here reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel isn’t going to bother attending the Ban Ki-Moon initiated climate conference in New York this coming September. The TAZ adds this has been “confirmed by a government spokesman“. Moon personally invited all world leaders, asking them to attend with “ambition and responsibility” in order […]

Paging George Clooney (Again!)…97% Of All Doctors Recommended Carbohydrate-Rich Diets – For Diabetics!

Lately I’ve been reading up a lot on nutrition, and I’m finding out that the riff-raff and fraud that are rampant in the food and pharmaceutical industry is even more cold-blooded than the playground kind of stuff we see in “climate science”. It really is that bad. Recall how George Clooney once asked (paraphrasing) “if 99% of doctors […]

UKIP Party About To Get Company In Brussels…German Climate-Skeptic AfD Party Rising In Opinion Polls

UKIP Party About To Get Company In Brussels…German Climate-Skeptic AfD Party Rising In Opinion Polls

European parliamentary elections are slated to take place May 22-25 and parties critical of the Europe’s course on a variety of issues, ranging from the euro-currency, bailouts and climate change, are faring well at the polls and have the establishment spooked. One good example of a climate policy/science-skeptical party is the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), which […]

Spiegel Sees “Shaken Science”, Collapsed Consensus In The Wake Of The Lennart Bengtsson Mobbing Scandal

Spiegel science journalist Axel Bojanowski at the online Spiegel today features the controversy surrounding the mobbing of distinguished climate scientist Lennart Bengtsson. The story covers the events leading up to Bengtsson’s resignation from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Spiegel writes: The consequences have shocked Bengtsson – and shaken science”. Concerning the rejection of Bengtsson’s […]

Explosive Scandal…”Climate Tricksters” Of German Government “Brazenly Falsify” UN IPCC Recommendations

This sunny, warm, spring Sunday morning in Germany brings us yet another spectacular scandal…one that shows how the Environment Ministry of the German government is not really interested in climate science after all, but in using the climate issue as an instrument to generate hundreds of millions of euros for funding pet environmental programs. Daniel […]