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The Happy Warrior Saves His Best Climate Writing for Last

Bookreview By Patrick J. Michaels April 06, 2021 S. Fred Singer, who died last year, was an emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia, well-known for his written and spoken clarity. His last book, the Third Edition of Hot Talk, Cold Science: Global Warming’s Unfinished Debate, is the most lucid example of his [...]

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The RSPB, wind farms and a change of direction

By Andrew Montford LAST month the House of Lords Environment Committee heard evidence about the effects of offshore windfarms on the marine environment. The hearing was notable for revealing signs of concern from the RSPB (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) about the devastation that is potentially going to be [...]

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The Imaginary Climate Crisis: How can we Change the Message? A talk by Richard Lindzen

The Irish Climate Science Forum (ICSF) in cooperation with CLINTEL hosted a lecture by the world-renowned climate scientist Richard Lindzen. The online lecture was attended by around 200 people from around the world (including a group of climate activists who disturbed the talk. The recorded talk can be viewed here. Professor Lindzen kindly [...]

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The warming effect of clouds

The greenhouse gas that is the most well-known and most reported on is without a doubt carbon dioxide (CO2). It is, however, not the only one, and as Frans van den Beemt explores in this article, the other ones cannot be ignored if the evolution of the Earth’s temperature is to be properly understood. [...]

By |23 March 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on The warming effect of clouds

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 |23 March 2021|Categories: News, The Netherlands|Comments Off on The Netherlands votes for status quo

It takes big energy to back up wind and solar

Power system design can be extremely complex but there is one simple number that is painfully obvious. At least it is painful to the advocates of wind and solar power, which may be why we never hear about it. It is a big, bad number. To my knowledge this big number has no [...]

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