Scepticism

German Scientist Calls For Founding And Funding Of Independent Climate Research Institute To Counter Alarmist Climate Claims

German Scientist Calls For Founding And Funding Of Independent Climate Research Institute To Counter Alarmist Climate Claims

Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning believes it’s high time for the skeptic side to respond more forcefully to the often hyper-exaggerated claims launched by the government funded global warming alarmists and is calling for the founding of an independent Germany-based climate research initiative. Dr Lüning co-authored together with professor Fritz Vahrenholt the leading skeptic book, Die kalte […]

Shown On German ZDF Television! Walter Cunningham: "One Of The Greatest Scientific Fiascos Of All Time"

Shown On German ZDF Television! Walter Cunningham: “One Of The Greatest Scientific Fiascos Of All Time”

A few days ago the German ZDF national television late evening news presented a profile of the 2014 Starmus Festival in Tenerife, which featured distinguished Nobel prize scientists and astronauts (last September). Hat-tip Wolfgang Neumann at facebook.com. Example of those in attendance were Harold Kroto, Steven Hawkins, and astronauts Charlie Duke, Walter, Alexey Leonov, and […]

German Met: Climate Change Nothing New…”We Do Not Know What Will Be 30, 40, Or 50 Years In The Future”

German skeptic site Die kalte Sonne here directs our attention to an article on Germany’s record warm 2014 year in German national daily, Die Welt. The Die Welt article quotes German commercial meteorologist Dominik Jung of wetter.net, who is often quoted in the German print media. Here’s the Die kalte Sonne post in English! ============================= […]

German Scientist Slams, Mocks PIK’s Use Of Tacky Madison Avenue-Style Marketing To Sell (Junk) Climate Science

When a science finds itself having to resort to using professional marketing campaigns to get the public to buy it, then you can be reasonably sure something is awfully wrong. Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning responds to and mocks the Potsdam Institute’s report released together with the World Bank. =================================== Learning from the PIK means learning […]

University Of Augsburg 44-Year Veteran Meteorologist Calls Climate Protection "Ridiculous"..."A Deception"!

University Of Augsburg 44-Year Veteran Meteorologist Calls Climate Protection “Ridiculous”…”A Deception”!

I was notified by reader Ken of an interview conducted by German daily Augsburger Zeitung (AZ), appearing in the hard copy edition. Now posted here in German. 44-year veteran meteorologist Klaus Hager. Photo credit: University of Augsburg Interviewed was meteorologist Klaus Hager. He was active in meteorology for 44 years and now has been a lecturer at […]

German Physicist Sees Dangerous Return To "Medieval Scholasticism" - Climate Models Have Failed Conclusively

German Physicist Sees Dangerous Return To “Medieval Scholasticism” – Climate Models Have Failed Conclusively

At EIKE distinguished German physicist and climate expert Prof. Dr. Horst-Joachim Lüdecke writes how we are witnessing a notable paradigm shift in climate research today: the resurrection of medieval scholasticism. In plain language: the science of the Dark Ages. German climate physicist Prof. Dr. Horst-Joachim Lüdecke says today’s climate science paradigm has shifted to a “medieval scholasticism” […]

Pope Embraces False Prophets Of Doom - Why I'm Disassociating Myself From The Vatican And Church

Pope Embraces False Prophets Of Doom – Why I’m Disassociating Myself From The Vatican And Church

I’m Catholic and this Sunday I’m announcing that I’m disassociating myself from the Vatican and its pope. I urge other skeptic Catholics to consider doing the same. This is not a step I’ve taken lightly. I’ll be opting out of Germany’s Kirchensteuer (Church Tax) and will not attend any services in the future. With their latest planned […]

Why Has There Been Global Warming? Literature Unambiguously Shows: Because It’s Entirely Normal (Stupid)!”

A reader posted a comment, which I’ve upgraded to a post (with some editing). ================================ Why there is global warming by Harold Faulkner People in the USA are being told by the U.S. government and media that global warming is man-made. If that is true, how can the government and media explain the high temperatures […]

New York Times Dot Earth’s Andrew Revkin Suddenly Believes In “Natural” Causes (And Not Man-Made Ones)

A couple of days ago I wrote a piece aimed at encouraging readers to consider a diet change to improve their health for the coming new year, and to ignore the consensus high-carb/lowfat diet. My own health has improved dramatically since I stopped listening to the preventive maintenance advice peddled by the boys at the expensive […]

Harvard Astrophysicist: 2014 “Hottest Year” Claim A “Prostitution Of Science” …Global Warming “Sorrowfully Exaggerated”

Harvard Astrophycist Willie Soon asks if hottest year ever claim is “a joke”. NoTricksZone sought out astrophysicist Dr. Willie Soon’s opinion on the claim that 2014 is the “hottest on record”. What follows is his reply: 2014 hottest year a manipulation Is this a joke or simply my BAD dream? Prostituting science like this is now […]

Vahrenholt Tells German Audience Of 1200: "Manmade Climate Catastrophe No Longer The Issue"

Vahrenholt Tells German Audience Of 1200: “Manmade Climate Catastrophe No Longer The Issue”

German skeptic site Klimanotizen brings us what I view as very good news on the trend of climate science skepticism in Germany. Readers need to keep in mind the very harsh environment skeptics face in Germany, where they are targeted and marginalized by powerful forces such as major arms of the government, leading politicians, massively funded […]

NCEP November 2014 Globally One Of Coldest This Century...Bastardi: NOAA's "Habit Of Jumping On" The Warmest Dataset

NCEP November 2014 Globally One Of Coldest This Century…Bastardi: NOAA’s “Habit Of Jumping On” The Warmest Dataset

Veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi at the Weatherbell Analytics Saturday Summary site sharply criticizes NOAA’s ongoing claims of all time high global temperatures being reached, the latest this past November. Early in the video the Weatherbell expert says NOAA has a habit of ignoring the other many (cooler) datasets and jumping on the warmest one they […]

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, […]

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 – […]

Researcher On Climate Warming: "Ideological Science At Its Best" With "Cult-Like Status"

Researcher On Climate Warming: “Ideological Science At Its Best” With “Cult-Like Status”

Canadian philosophical researcher Shawn Alli has posted a highly critical series titled: The CO2 Climate Change Cult Series. Philosophy researcher, book author, Shawn Alli thinks global warming science has “cult-like status”. Photo source here. Though he does not appear to be some famous academic professor, his series does poignantly bring up a number of inconvenient points […]