The Secret History of Climate Alarmism

Posted by John Rosenthal

Changes in the earth’s atmosphere, the additional greenhouse effect and the resultant changes in the climate .  .  . represent a global danger for humanity and the entire biosphere of the earth. If no effective counteracting measures are taken, dramatic consequences are to be expected for all of the earth’s regions. This warning will undoubtedly seem familiar, perhaps [...]

Who Corrupted the Science? The EU and “Climategate”

Posted by John Rosenthal

The leaking of the East Anglia “Climategate” e-mails and data last November shattered the appearance of a scientific consensus on supposed “man-made global warming” and provided a disturbing insight into the corruption of the scientific process as it relates to the “man-made global warming” hypothesis. But just who or what had corrupted the science in [...]

Cold Records are not News

Posted by John Rosenthal

If one is to judge by the disinterest of the “old” English-language news media. Nonetheless, the Neumayer polar research station on the Antarctic coast last week recorded the coldest temperature since the station was first established in 1981. See my new post at weeklystandard.com here.

Deutsche Welle Hosts International Workshop on “How to Deal with Climate Skeptics”

Posted by John Rosenthal

Germany’s publicly-funded international broadcaster Deutsche Welle held its third annual “Global Media Forum” last week in Bonn.  This year’s topic: “The Heat is On: Climate Change and the Media.” Like the general heading, the titles of the numerous panels and workshops left little doubt about the orientation of the proceedings. But one workshop sparked particular controversy. [...]

More Proof of the Ravages of “Global Warming”

Posted by John Rosenthal

Here the headline and subhead of an article on the front page of Tuesday’s (4 May) edition of the German daily Die Welt: Mosquitoes Attack The cold winter is bringing us a scourge – and the little beasts are particularly thirsty for blood  The article begins as follows: It won’t be exactly like it is [...]

WWF: A European Para-Governmental Organization at the Center of “Climategate”

Posted by John Rosenthal

What is WWF? It is commonly assumed that the self-described “conservation organization” is a private advocacy group funded by donations from the public: in other words, a “non-governmental organization” or “NGO.” But closer inspection of WWF’s finances reveals that the “NGO” moniker is here — as indeed in so many cases — a misnomer. It would [...]

UN: Human Life Threatens Climate

Posted by John Rosenthal

“Too Many Births Said to Threaten the Climate” read the headline in the November 19 edition of the French daily Le Monde. The headline refers to the new “State of World Population 2009” report published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The details of the report reveal the fundamentally misanthropic worldview underlying climate alarmism. See [...]

Ski Season Comes A Month Early to the Italian Alps

Posted by John Rosenthal

The following translated from an article in yesterday’s edition (23 October) of the Italian daily Corriere della Sera: An early winter in the Alps. Temperatures fell this week and there are those who are thinking of starting the ski season early. At Cortina, the snow “cannons” are in operation on the peaks and in the [...]

The Incomparable Hans Blix: “I’m more worried about global warming”

Posted by John Rosenthal

Former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix has an interview in the Friday edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). Here a translated excerpt: Q. Many Arab countries want to obtain atomic energy. Are you worried about this? A. Everything involves risks, including atomic energy. But in the long run I’m more worried about global warming [...]