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 [...]

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“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 [...]

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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 [...]

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In memoriam Cornelis de Jager, astronomer (1921-2021)

Kees de Jager in 2016 during an interview at his home on the island Texel. © 2021 De Loods mediaproducties / Stichting Beeldlijn Guest article by Prof. Ed van den Heuvel Professor Cornelis de Jager (“Kees”), world-renowned astronomer, pioneer of Dutch and European space research, inspiring teacher, great popularizer of science and fighter against [...]

By |2021-06-02T17:51:51+02:002 June 2021|News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on In memoriam Cornelis de Jager, astronomer (1921-2021)

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

Interview André Bijkerk

Name: André Bijkerk (left on the picture, together with Dick Mol, internationally known as Sir Mammoth) Residence: Zoetermeer Country: The Netherlands What is your background? After highschool, I started studying physics at the University of Groningen. However, after two years, I was selected for pilot training for the Royal Netherlands Air Force.  [...]

By |2020-10-01T13:58:59+02:001 October 2020|Interviews, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Interview André Bijkerk

Boodschap CLINTEL: “Vecht tegen virus, niet tegen CO2”

Open brief van CLINTEL aan wereldleiders “Vecht tegen virus, niet tegen CO­2” Den Haag, 23 maart, 2020 Professor Guus Berkhout President of CLINTEL guus.berkhout@clintelgroup.org Excellenties, LES IN NEDERIGHEID – ONVOORSPELBARE NATUURKRACHTEN OVERVALLEN ONS De wereld zit midden in een ernstige gezondheidscrisis. Vandaag de dag heeft de mensheid te maken met een echte noodsituatie [...]

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