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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 |2 June 2021|Categories: News, The Netherlands|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on In memoriam Cornelis de Jager, astronomer (1921-2021)

Greatest Single Day Gains In Greenland Ice Happening Now.

Guest article by Jim Steele Despite warming, the Greatest single day gains in Greeenland ice and its SMB (surface mass balance) is happening the past days. Ice gain/loss in Greenland is function of the location of the Icelandic Low and how moisture is delivered to Greenland. It is not about changes in [...]

By |29 May 2021|Categories: News, USA|Comments Off on Greatest Single Day Gains In Greenland Ice Happening Now.

The Union of Concerned Scientists tries to “cancel” Steve Koonin

I’ve written about the far left-wing Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and their anti-democratic attempts to suppress free-speech and free-thought before (see here). There are more details about their chicanery in my latest book: Politics and Climate Science: A History. ExxonMobil totally humiliated them and their gang when they tried to accuse the company of [...]

By |25 May 2021|Categories: News, USA|Comments Off on The Union of Concerned Scientists tries to “cancel” Steve Koonin

The 1.5°C Hysteria

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Lots of folks are up in arms about some rumored “CLIMATE CRISIS!!!” or “CLIMATE EMERGENCY!!!” These terms refer to all the terrible things that are supposed to happen when we get 2°C warmer, or 1.5°C warmer, than the “pre-industrial” temperature. Greta Thunberg, for example, keeps screaming about how [...]

By |21 May 2021|Categories: News, USA|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The 1.5°C Hysteria

Fact checking Steven Koonin’s Fact Checkers

By Andy May The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published a review of Steven Koonin’s new book Unsettled on April 25, a little over a week before it went on sale. A blog called “Climate Feedback” published a “Fact Check” of the book review on May 3rd, the day before the book came out. This so-called fact check was [...]

By |17 May 2021|Categories: Book review, News, USA|Comments Off on Fact checking Steven Koonin’s Fact Checkers

Presentation Ross McKitrick: is a worst case scenario really bad?

Ross McKitrick, the Canadian economics professor who publishes regularly in climate journals, gave an online talk for the Irish Climate Science Forum and the international CLINTEL Foundation (of which I am the cofounder). I have some sort of special bond with both McKitrick and McIntyre, because back in 2004, when I was an [...]

By |13 May 2021|Categories: Canada English, Ireland, News, Presentation|Comments Off on Presentation Ross McKitrick: is a worst case scenario really bad?