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Open New Year’s Letter to António Guterres

    Registered Open New Year’s Letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres   Amsterdam, January 2, 2023 Professor Guus Berkhout office@clintel.org Sr. António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY 10017, United States of America.   Your Excellency, You have announced a Climate Ambition Summit in September 2023. For [...]

By |2023-01-06T17:43:50+01:006 January 2023|Climate policy, CLINTEL, News|Comments Off on Open New Year’s Letter to António Guterres

message to World Leaders at G20

Climate Intelligence Foundation Amsterdam, November 15 2022 To World Leaders at G20 RE: Clintel begs G20 leaders to worry about global poverty, not global warming. Dear Excellencies, You are meeting at the G20 in Indonesia on November 15-16. Important items on the agenda are to restore peace, to stabilise the world economy and [...]

By |2022-11-16T12:49:18+01:0016 November 2022|CLINTEL, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on message to World Leaders at G20

Open brief CLINTEL aan wereldleiders op COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypte

Excellenties, Het wereldwijde netwerk van Clintel beschikt nu over bredere objectieve wetenschappelijke kennis dan er binnen het IPCC bestaat. Waarom, zullen historici van 2030 zich afvragen, geloofden de VN in oververhitte klimaatmodellen? Waarom beweerde de VN dat er een “existentiële klimaatcrisis” zou zijn? Waarom stelde ze verregaande klimaatgerelateerde maatregelen voor die de welvaart [...]

By |2022-11-03T16:49:11+01:003 November 2022|Climate policy, CLINTEL, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Open brief CLINTEL aan wereldleiders op COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypte

Open Letter to Global Leaders assembled at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Amsterdam, November 1, 2022 Your Excellencies: By the year 2030, historians will wonder with amazement how it could happen that the UN in previous decades had proposed far-reaching climate-related measures that totally failed to arrest global warming, but instead would have the unintended consequence of an unprecedented negative impact on the world’s prosperity [...]

By |2022-11-03T17:36:29+01:001 November 2022|CLINTEL, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Open Letter to Global Leaders assembled at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Be Proud that we Excel

Guus Berkhout The Netherlands has become a prosperous country by excelling in many sectors.  That excellence was based on a well-educated population.  Think of the professionals in our public transport, who are widely praised for their punctuality and comfort.  I also mention the engineers in our energy sector who provided affordable, reliable, [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:03:47+02:0011 July 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Be Proud that we Excel

CLINTEL welcomes our thousandth signatory

Three years after the founding of the Climate Intelligence Foundation we welcome the one thousandth signatory of the World Climate Declaration. A global network of 1000 scientists, engineers, and other experts agree there is no climate emergency. They do not agree on all aspects of the climate debate, but Clintel welcomes and encourages [...]

By |2022-04-26T12:39:45+02:0026 April 2022|CLINTEL, News, The Netherlands, World Climate Declaration|Comments Off on CLINTEL welcomes our thousandth signatory

Experienced Engineers must take the lead in the Energy Transition

Green politicians made a big mess of the energy transition and climate scientists encouraged them with their computer models. Putin and Xi Jinping must have watched the self-destruction of the Western World with utter amazement and gratitude. Experienced engineers must pick up the pieces soonest. Guus Berkhout  For decades we have been [...]

By |2022-03-22T15:35:22+01:0022 March 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Experienced Engineers must take the lead in the Energy Transition

A poignant message of CLINTEL to those who attended COP26

Demonstration of Exctinction Rebellion during the COP26 in Glasgow. Bruno Mameli / Shutterstock.com How many delegates at COP26 had any idea about how the Earth’s climate works? And had they any idea about the costs and benefits of their plans? CLINTEL has individual messages for the three dominant groups who attended the COP26 [...]

By |2021-11-25T10:04:52+01:0024 November 2021|News|Comments Off on A poignant message of CLINTEL to those who attended COP26

A message to the climate scientists present at COP26

November 11, 2021 This is part 3 of a trilogy. The full document can be downloaded as a pdf here. A message to the climate scientists present at COP26 Dear colleagues, Scientific organizations serve society by fostering, creating and passing on new scientific knowledge through research and teaching. Today, quality universities have become a [...]

By |2021-11-24T16:28:19+01:0012 November 2021|CLINTEL, Letter, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on A message to the climate scientists present at COP26

Message to the Young People present at COP26

Anuna De Wever and Greta Thunberg speaking during a protest in Rome in 2019. Daniele COSSU / Shutterstock.com November 8, 2021 This is part 2 of a trilogy. The full document can be downloaded as a pdf here. Dear Youngsters, Climate alarmists are telling you that the older generation has caused catastrophic global warming [...]

By |2021-11-24T16:29:08+01:0010 November 2021|CLINTEL, Letter, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Message to the Young People present at COP26