A Much Larger Greenhouse Effect – But Temperatures Dominated by Cooling

Guest post by Wim Röst Foreword Especially for Policymakers The greenhouse effect appears to be much higher than previously assumed. However, that also means that the greenhouse effect does not determine the temperature. Earth's temperatures are way lower. The level of Earth's temperatures appears to be completely dependent on cooling by the [...]

By |2022-09-15T16:13:15+02:0013 September 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on A Much Larger Greenhouse Effect – But Temperatures Dominated by Cooling

KNMI still covers up old heat waves

Last week The Netherlands experienced one hot day (39°C in some places) and unsurprisingly it was connected to climate change. The Dutch Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) even claimed on national television that the hottest days are now four degrees Celsius warmer than a century ago. But is this true? Rob de Vos, [...]

By |2022-07-27T12:32:03+02:0027 July 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on KNMI still covers up old heat waves

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

The many health hazards of wind turbines

This is, among other things, our beautiful Netherlands This is undesirable By Ap Cloosterman Most Dutch people prefer not to see windmills in their immediate living environment. In the past few years, many organizations have emerged against the installation of wind turbines on land. Nederwind Network is one of [...]

By |2022-07-04T10:03:44+02:002 July 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on The many health hazards of wind turbines

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

How climate activists are taking over Dutch industry

One Environmental Group Wants to Set Climate Policies for All of Dutch Industry “Friends of the Earth” now means “Foes of The Netherlands.” By Lucas Bergkamp A new initiative by environmental organization Friends of the Earth (“FoE,” called “Milieudefensie” in The Netherlands) threatens to plunge the Dutch economy into a green abyss. Last [...]

By |2022-01-26T12:07:57+01:0026 January 2022|Climate policy, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on How climate activists are taking over Dutch industry

William Happer: “In climate policy they use the reversed Robin Hood strategy”

The eminent American physicist William Happer was invited by CLINTEL to visit The Netherlands after he spoke at the excellent EIKE conference in Germany in November. He gave a very interesting one hour talk in Amsterdam. The following day he was interviewed by Marcel Crok of CLINTEL for an online platform called [...]

By |2022-01-15T17:21:02+01:0015 January 2022|CLINTEL, Interviews, News, The Netherlands, USA, Videos|Comments Off on William Happer: “In climate policy they use the reversed Robin Hood strategy”

Guus Berkhout: “Frans Timmermans has done just about everything in his career to abuse science”

An online petition against the honorary doctorate for Frans Timmermans at the TU Delft is rapidly gaining signees. After a national newspaper and the national public broadcaster NOS paid attention to the petition the number of signees almost doubled in one day, from 8000 to now more than 15,000. The university weekly newspaper [...]

By |2022-01-03T17:16:11+01:003 January 2022|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Guus Berkhout: “Frans Timmermans has done just about everything in his career to abuse science”

Press Release: KNMI scrapped too many tropical days in De Bilt

Dear readers of the CLINTEL newsletter, friends, donators, Since 2018 we (Marcel Crok and three colleagues) are investigating the homogenization of daily temperatures by KNMI. This homogenization - introduced in 2016 - had the result of removing a lot of tropical days (days with T > 30 degrees Celsius) and heatwaves in the period [...]

By |2021-12-07T22:05:22+01:007 December 2021|CLINTEL, News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Press Release: KNMI scrapped too many tropical days in De Bilt