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So far Marcel Crok has created 21 blog entries.

Looking at the sun

John Robson, a historian, makes excellent short videos about climate change. You can subscribe to his channel. Yesterday he posted a somewhat longer video focussing on the role of the sun. It is very well done and I encourage everyone to look at the full 20 minutes. It discusses in quite some detail [...]

By |2022-06-03T17:05:35+02:003 June 2022|Canada English, Ireland, News, Videos|Comments Off on Looking at the sun

David Siegel: “To me, it’s clear that CO2 has almost nothing to do with climate”

Earlier this week we announced the thousandth signatory of the Clintel World Climate Declaration. It is American entrepreneur and author David Siegel. He has been following the climate debate for a long time. He has a climate page with links to lots of interesting talks. He also has [...]

By |2022-04-29T18:48:33+02:0028 April 2022|Interviews, News, USA, World Climate Declaration|Comments Off on David Siegel: “To me, it’s clear that CO2 has almost nothing to do with climate”

Joe Rogan interviews Steven Koonin about climate

By now most people will have heard about the podcast of Joe Rogan. His concept is simple: invite an interesting guest, don't prepare the interview too much and talk for a couple of hours. Rogan was accused of spreading 'misinformation' about Covid during interviews with Robert Malone and Peter McCullough. Rogan has become [...]

By |2022-02-14T10:46:02+01:0014 February 2022|News, USA, Videos|Comments Off on Joe Rogan interviews Steven Koonin about climate

Benny Peiser: “we are entering a new phase in the climate debate”

Benny Peiser, director of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, gave a talk for the Irish Climate Science Forum and CLINTEL. His online presentation was titled: After COP26, with a looming energy crisis, is there a realistic alternative to Net Zero? The GWPF recently rebranded the name of their campaigning arm to Net [...]

By |2021-12-02T17:57:04+01:002 December 2021|Ireland, News, Videos|Comments Off on Benny Peiser: “we are entering a new phase in the climate debate”

CLINTEL analyses IPCC report, needs your help

After 8 years the IPCC finally published a new Assessment Report, called AR6. The media went wild: climate change is going faster than ever; extremes are increasing; it has become close to impossible to stay under the 1.5 Celsius target and sea level rise is irreversible. And on and on and on... CLINTEL [...]

By |2021-08-25T15:36:41+02:0025 August 2021|IPCC, News|Comments Off on CLINTEL analyses IPCC report, needs your help

New IPCC report resurrects the Hockey Stick

Figure: AR6 hockey stick "Climate change is accelerating". With these words, the 8 o'clock national news started last week.  The reason: the new, sixth IPCC report. Various media published similar statements. Leftwing newspaper De Volkskrant: "UN panel IPCC: climate change is accelerating, man is 'unmistakably' the cause". Only De Telegraaf dared to let some [...]

By |2021-08-25T22:35:10+02:0024 August 2021|IPCC, News|Comments Off on New IPCC report resurrects the Hockey Stick

Statement CLINTEL: New IPCC report provides little objective basis for policymaking

Statement by CLINTEL on the publication today of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of Working Group I (WGI) of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) August 9, 2021 CLINTEL has carried out a preliminary review of the IPCC Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the AR6 WGI report (on the Physical Science) issued today. [...]

By |2021-08-11T13:44:39+02:009 August 2021|IPCC, Ireland, News|Comments Off on Statement CLINTEL: New IPCC report provides little objective basis for policymaking

Presentation Ross McKitrick: is a worst case scenario really bad?

Ross McKitrick, the Canadian economics professor who publishes regularly in climate journals, gave an online talk for the Irish Climate Science Forum and the international CLINTEL Foundation (of which I am the cofounder). I have some sort of special bond with both McKitrick and McIntyre, because back in 2004, when I was an [...]

By |2021-07-01T10:13:49+02:0013 May 2021|Canada English, Ireland, News, Presentation, Videos|Comments Off on Presentation Ross McKitrick: is a worst case scenario really bad?

The Netherlands votes for status quo

The Netherlands voted to remain pro-EU and pro Green Deal. On the left Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, next to him the Dutch queen Maxima and on the right (with blond hair) Sigrid Kaag, talking with Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum in 2019. Two years ago the new political party [...]

By |2021-03-23T15:07:33+01:0023 March 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on The Netherlands votes for status quo

New presentation by John Christy: models for AR6 still fail to reproduce trends in tropical troposphere

Last night John Christy, the Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, gave an online talk for the Irish Climate Science Forum. The event was organised by Jim O'Brien who is also the Irish ambassador of CLINTEL. Signees of CLINTEL's [...]

By |2021-01-22T11:38:14+01:0022 January 2021|Ireland, News, USA|Comments Off on New presentation by John Christy: models for AR6 still fail to reproduce trends in tropical troposphere