Scientific Manifesto

On 11 June 2020 the undersigned, Professor Guus Berkhout, sent an open letter to the President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), as well as an English version to the European (EASAC) and global (IAP) umbrella organisations of the National Academies of Sciences. This letter (attached) expresses concern that academic [...]

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“National Academies of Science should speak out against climate alarmism”

National Academies of Science should speak out against climate alarmism, not support it. This is the major message in a recent letter from Professor Guus Berkhout, president of CLINTEL, to the new head of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. The integrity of science is at stake. This letter is a model for [...]

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Open letter to Merkel: freedom of speech in Germany

Open Letter Amsterdam, June 22 2020 Dr. Angela Merkel, Bundeskanzlerin, Bundesrepublik Deutschland – persönlich Willy Brandt Strasse 1 10557 Berlin Herr Armin Laschet, Ministerpräsident, Nordrhein-Westfalen – persönlich Horionplatz 1 40213 Düsseldorf Freedom of speech in Germany The Climate Intelligence Group (CLINTEL) is an international group of almost 900 climate scientists, researchers and professionals. [...]

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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 [...]

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Peter Ridd’s fight for academic freedom

This week the Federal Court appeal hearing took place for the case of Peter Ridd, Australian scientist, who was fired by his university after he had criticized Great Barrier Reef science. Australian scientist and journalist Jennifer Marohasy is following the case closely and reports about the latest chapter in this sad saga. Guest [...]

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German officials threaten Naomi Seibt with prison for ‘denialism’

The response to our appeal for Naomi Seibt has been splendid – but more of us need to help her, because the State Media Authority in North Rhine Westphalia, in the hope of interfering with Naomi’s right to post YouTube videos critical of the Party Line on climate, have menaced her not only [...]

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Evidence of past warming and cooling periods

Stumps have been thawing from beneath the Mendenhall Glacier for about 50 years, but recently, considerably more have been found in upright positions with roots still intact. (Image: © Jamie Bradshaw) Manmade climate crisis promoters reject inconvenient evidence of natural climate change Paul Driessen Fifty years ago, I helped organize Earth Day #1 programs [...]

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Naomi Seibt, the anti-Greta, needs your financial support now

Naomi Seibt, the 19-year-old anti-Greta from Germany whose climate-skeptical Youtube videos have gone viral, needs your urgent financial help. Without a hearing, German officials have fined her and demanded costs on the ground that in her devastatingly effective videos she has dared to question the Party Line about what officialdom profiteers by presenting [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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