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Academics Seeking Power Over Global Policy Launch “Australian-German College of Climate & Energy Transitions”
By P Gosselin on 30. April 2015
Tony Thomas at the Australian online Quadrant site here has an excellent overview of who and what is really behind the far-out alarmist “science” coming from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK): “Die Grünshirts Parachute Into Parkville“. Some excerpts follow. On Hans Schellnhuber: PIK was founded in 1991 by climate doomsday professor, Herr […]
By P Gosselin on 29. April 2015
The DWD German Weather Service used to be a highly professional outfit. But over the last few years it seems to have been taken over by activists who have an agenda that is foreign to weather forecasting. Statements released by the DWD over the recent years often contradict each other. For example in a recent press […]
By P Gosselin on 27. April 2015
NOTE: I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress this morning. But now it appears readers are unable to leave comments because no “Reply” button is appearing. Will work on this….please be patient… -PG ============================= Change in the climate debate? Climate models start converging towards reality By Frank Bosse and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt [Translated, condensed by P. […]
German Climate Physicist: Alternative Energy, Climate Are A “Religious Creed”…”Miles Away” From Openness
By P Gosselin on 26. April 2015
Yesterday approximately 15,000 coal miners turned out to protest the German government’s energy policy. German Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel announced earlier he intended to levy a CO2 surcharge on older coal power plants with the aim of shutting them down. Prof. Dr. Horst-Joachim Lüdecke. Photo EIKE. Before yesterday’s demonstration, German physicist and climate scientist and […]
No Sign Of Warming: Global Sea Ice Well Below Normal Only 4 Of Last 36 Years…Normal Over Last 2.5 Years!
By P Gosselin on 25. April 2015
NoTricksZone is finally back online after having been unavailable for some 32 or so hours. Apparently a WordPress version update “had faultily written the htaccess file“, the host company has just informed me. Don’t ask me what that is supposed to mean. At any rate, the problem seems to be resolved, and we’re well back […]
By P Gosselin on 23. April 2015
By Dennis Ambler and Pierre Gosselin One of the most worrisome aspects of the climate science movement, other than its outright fudging of data, is its unabashed contempt for democracy. Yesterday a tiny group of “17 international scientists from world class institutions“, who are unhappy with the current development course of civilization because it has not been to their […]
By P Gosselin on 22. April 2015
The German renewable energy bubble has collapsed since the government rolled back subsidies for a variety of green energy sources such as solar and biogas in 2014. Especially for solar. German alarmist website klimaretter.de here reports that solar energy installations have reached a new 8-year low. According to the BDI German Federal Power Agency, in […]
Beleaguered Industry: Wind Parks Coming Under Fire Due To Health Impacts From Infrasound…Danish Permitting Halts!
By P Gosselin on 21. April 2015
The debate on the effects of infrasound on the health of people and animals living near wind parks has been raging on with more intensity than ever – especially since Denmark unexpectedly halted the permitting of new wind parks due to “health concerns” from infrasound. Infrasound is defined as low frequency sound under 16 Hz – below […]
Meteorologist Joe Bastardi: Today’s Weather Patterns Seen In The Past, Asks: “Has NCEP Suddenly Become A Denier?”
By P Gosselin on 20. April 2015
Most readers here know Joe Bastardi, the veteran meteorologist at Weatherbell who has a knack of getting his longer term seasonal forecasts correct far more often than not. In a reader comment he replies to warmists’ claims on ocean cycles, particularly to David Appell. I’ve upgraded his comment (with slight editing) as a post. Question for David […]
By P Gosselin on 19. April 2015
There was a lot of emphasis on energy technology at this year’s Hannover Industrial Trade Fair, which took place just last week. Fossil fuel plants unexpendable Days ago German flagship daily Die Welt here reported that Germany’s energy industry is not happy about the recent developments in the electricity markets. Industry representatives warn that the Energiewende […]
Growing Unrest: German Trade Union To Protest CO2 Plan That “Threatens 100,000 Jobs” And “Affordable And Reliable” Energy !
By P Gosselin on 18. April 2015
Germany’s powerful trade unions have long been major constituents of the country’s SPD social democrat party. But new CO2 reduction plans being drawn up by Germany’s Economics Ministry, headed by SPD chief Sigmar Gabriel, has the country’s mining, chemical and energy workers up in arms. The IG BCE trade union representing a variety German energy employees […]
By Ed Caryl on 17. April 2015
The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) is defined as the variability of the North Atlantic sea surface temperature compared to the rest of the global ocean from 60°N to 60°S once trends are removed. The AMO high is usually seen off eastern Canada and north and east of Iceland. The AMO low has the pattern reversed. […]