Clintel proposes a new way to analyze climate data

By David Wojick In his lengthy video presentation, CLINTEL President Guus Berkhout proposes creation of a new analytical facility -- the Laboratory of Climate Imaging, Int. -- to look at climate data in a new way. He calls it "Climate Imaging”, but it is not about pictures. It is a combination of data mapping, [...]

By |2021-10-06T21:23:32+02:006 October 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Clintel proposes a new way to analyze climate data

Politicians Can’t Stop Climate Change

Free Online Events with Dr. Guus Berkhout and Marc Morano An open letter to Canadians explains that the best science insights of the recent IPCC AR6 report show the climate emergency is over, and we do have time, so NetZero commitments and carbon taxes can be cancelled, says Friends of Science Society. The theme [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:14:45+02:0030 September 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Politicians Can’t Stop Climate Change

New Yorker Magazine Has a Moral Obligation to Open the Climate Debate Before COP26, says Friends of Science Society

In response to a recent podcast by David Remnick with Swedish climate activist Andreas Malm, who advocates sabotage for critical infrastructure that underpins modern society, The New Yorker has a moral obligation to open up the climate debate and demonstrate that fears of a hellscape world are exaggerated, says Friends of Science Society. [...]

By |2021-10-01T12:20:35+02:0030 September 2021|Canada English, News, The Netherlands, USA|Comments Off on New Yorker Magazine Has a Moral Obligation to Open the Climate Debate Before COP26, says Friends of Science Society

The Legal Doctrine of “Carbon Crimes”—Torturing Law and Reason to Rid the Planet of Climate-Change Deniers

By Prof. em. dr. Lucas Bergkamp, LL.M. - Original post in Dutch here Abstract The climate movement has discovered criminal law as a tool for conducting climate politics. To complement civil lawsuits against states and corporations, the movement’s activists intend to invoke torture and a newly proposed crime of “ecocide” to target [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:30:11+02:0030 September 2021|Belgium Dutch, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on The Legal Doctrine of “Carbon Crimes”—Torturing Law and Reason to Rid the Planet of Climate-Change Deniers

Sanctioning the religion of science: is the Pope shifting sides?

Sanna (24) wants to be sterilised for the climate - Scary to have children. This is the translated title of a Norwegian article posted on the website of the NRK, the Norwegian broadcasting corporation. My love, who is rather fluent in the Norse language (and otherwise incredibly smart), showed me this piece, with [...]

By |2021-09-16T20:49:03+02:0016 September 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Sanctioning the religion of science: is the Pope shifting sides?

Clintel stapt naar de rechter

Europese Hof voor Mensen Rechten Eind augustus heeft CLINTEL een verzoek ingediend bij het Europees Hof voor de Rechten van de Mens om te kunnen participeren in een klimaatzaak die door klimaatactivisten is aangespannen tegen 33 landen. Deze zaak staat bekend als de zaak DUARTE. Eerder dienden we een vergelijkbaar verzoek in, dat het Hof afwees zonder [...]

By |2021-09-10T10:30:17+02:0010 September 2021|Belgium Dutch, ECHR, IPCC, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Clintel stapt naar de rechter

Why that extra metre of sea level rise in 2100 is not going to happen after all

By Arnout Jaspers Thwaites Glacier. Credit: NASA/James Yungel In 2016, a headline grabbing study said that the Antarctic ice sheet is much more unstable than was estimated untill then.  As a consequence, projected sea level rise in 2100 would double. Computer modellers from Deltares and KNMI scrambled back to their drawing boards [...]

By |2021-07-22T12:16:07+02:0021 July 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Why that extra metre of sea level rise in 2100 is not going to happen after all

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

“Zon en wind is alleen goed voor verwarming en verlichting van luchtkastelen”

Een bijdrage van Kees le Pair. Kees le Pair Nu zelfs in de publieke media wel eens wat twijfel opduikt aan de wijsheid kernenergie in de ban te doen, is het tijd voor rationele bezinning. En daarbij vooral de lange termijn in het oog te houden. Dat heeft dan vanzelf consequenties voor wat nu [...]

By |2021-07-13T10:53:40+02:0012 July 2021|The Netherlands|Comments Off on “Zon en wind is alleen goed voor verwarming en verlichting van luchtkastelen”

The Human Right to a Safe Climate – Putting Democracy Under Judicial Guardianship

By Lucas Bergkamp & Katinka M. Brouwer June 21, 2021 Repost from: The Human Right to a Safe Climate – Putting Democracy Under Judicial Guardianship | RealClearEnergy Climate change litigation pending before the European Court of Human Rights is designed to arouse extreme forms of judicial climate activism. These cases pose serious threats to the rule [...]

By |2021-06-22T11:24:29+02:0022 June 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on The Human Right to a Safe Climate – Putting Democracy Under Judicial Guardianship