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Grüne Politiker : hört auf, den Klimawandel für euer Versagen verantwortlich zu machen

Guus Berkhout Die riesigen Überschwemmungen in Europa zeigen, dass das EU-Wassermanagement beim Schutz der Bürger versagt hat. Sogar im Süden meines Landes (den Niederlanden), wo das Wassermanagement hervorragend funktioniert, gibt es enorme Schäden. Wie konnte das passieren? Bürger beschuldigt Die Situation entlang der Küste und der großen Flüsse meines Landes ist ziemlich [...]

By |2021-07-26T11:57:11+02:0024 July 2021|Germany, News|Comments Off on Grüne Politiker : hört auf, den Klimawandel für euer Versagen verantwortlich zu machen

Políticos verdes, dejen de culpar al cambio climático por sus fracasos

Guus Berkhout Las enormes inundaciones en Europa muestran que el drenaje de las aguas de la UE se ha quedado corto para proteger a los ciudadanos. Incluso en el sur de mi país (los Países Bajos), con un excelente historial de gestión de las aguas, hay una gran cantidad de daños. ¿Cómo pudo pasar [...]

By |2021-07-22T14:31:48+02:0022 July 2021|Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, News, Paraguay, Spain|Comments Off on Políticos verdes, dejen de culpar al cambio climático por sus fracasos

Green politicians, stop blaming climate change for your failures

The huge floods in Europe show that the EU water drainage has fallen short in protecting citizens. Even in the South of my country (The Netherlands), with an excellent record of water management, there is a huge amount of damage. How could this happen? "[..] European politicians state that they are not to [...]

By |2021-07-22T18:26:25+02:0021 July 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Green politicians, stop blaming climate change for your failures

Magna Carta Universitatum 2020

Preamble Universities serve society by generating and passing on scientific knowledge through research and teaching. Today, universities have become a primary source of prosperity in their region. The higher the scientific level realized, the larger the contribution to prosperity. Universities, therefore, should promote excellence at all times. This means that they should not settle [...]

By |2020-08-29T13:12:21+02:0014 August 2020|News|Comments Off on Magna Carta Universitatum 2020

Open letter to the KNAW: don’t exclude scientists with alternative views

Prof. Dr. Ineke Sluiter, President Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Trippenhuis Kloveniersburgwal 29 1011 JV AMSTERDAM The Hague, 10 June 2020 Dear Professor Sluiter, As a dedicated KNAW member, I wrote to past-President José van Dijck more than two years ago and past-President Wim van Saarloos more than a year ago [...]

By |2020-06-24T13:50:52+02:0024 June 2020|News|Comments Off on Open letter to the KNAW: don’t exclude scientists with alternative views

Registered Letter from CLINTEL to Frans Timmermans

Amsterdam, May 5, 2020 Professor Guus Berkhout office@clintel.org Dr. Frans Timmermans Executive Vice President European Commission Wetstraat 200 1049 Brussels Your Excellency, CLINTEL’s network of more than 800 experienced scientists and professionals in climate and related fields has the honor to share with you our profound worries about your plans to re-engineer the [...]

By |2020-05-18T16:02:00+02:0018 May 2020|News|Comments Off on Registered Letter from CLINTEL to Frans Timmermans

Registered Letter from CLINTEL to Guterres

Amsterdam, May 5, 2020 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, CLINTEL’s network of more than 800 experienced scientists and professionals in climate and related fields has the honor to share with you our profound worries about [...]

By |2020-05-18T15:50:47+02:0018 May 2020|News|Comments Off on Registered Letter from CLINTEL to Guterres

Don’t fight nature: adapt

CLINTEL wishes to hearten and encourage members of parliament and proposes to them how to get the economy back on its feet without risky experiments. Divinely-appointed King Canute (above) could not stop sea-level rise. Nor can we. We cannot prevent the emergence of natural events such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, extreme weather, [...]

By |2020-05-15T09:11:43+02:0015 May 2020|News|Comments Off on Don’t fight nature: adapt

Don’t fight nature, but adapt to it

CLINTEL gives members of parliament a shot in the arm and proposes how to get the economy back on its feet without utopian experiments After lifting the COVID-19 lockdowns, national parliaments must oppose the impracticable green agendas of supranational organizations to construct a utopian Earth. Instead of spending trillions of dollars on fighting [...]

By |2020-05-02T20:56:25+02:002 May 2020|News|Comments Off on Don’t fight nature, but adapt to it

Clintel.org – Checking the Facts and Ethics of the International Fact-Checking Network of Poynter Institute

Open Letter to Mr. Neil Brown, President of the Poynter Institute info (at) poynter.org RE: CLINTEL and Climate Feedback Dear Mr. Brown, I understand that the United States prides itself on its dedication to Freedom of Speech. Therefore, I am surprised to learn that your Poynter Institute is enacting a modern day form [...]

By |2020-04-06T10:05:26+02:002 April 2020|News|Comments Off on Clintel.org – Checking the Facts and Ethics of the International Fact-Checking Network of Poynter Institute