Category Archives: Commentaries Essays

Global Warming’s New Clothes

By | December 5, 2009

Some are unhappy that the Copenhagen conference on climate change is going forward.  I think that it is entirely appropriate in light of the revelations coming out of CRU/IPCC.  After all, Copenhagen was where Danish author Hans Christian Andersen published The Emperor’s New Clothes in 1837.  While we tend to remember the little boy who called out "But… Read More »

Climate Challenges

By | December 4, 2009

For the last several years, when people have instructed me that human activity was causing a dangerous increase in global temperatures, my response has been, "Then tell me, what should the temperature be?"

Two for IBD

By | December 3, 2009

Cap-and-trade in Australia — which just a week ago was declared a certainty — is officially dead. Warming Scandal: The architect of climate fraud steps down, the creator of the infamous "hockey stick" is investigated, and Australia’s parliament defeats cap-and-trade. We love the smell of truth in the morning.

Climate Change: This is the Worst Scientific Scandal of Our Generation

By | December 2, 2009

Our hopelessly compromised scientific establishment cannot be allowed to get away with the Climategate whitewash. A week after my colleague James Delingpole , on his Telegraph blog, coined the term "Climategate" to describe the scandal revealed by the leaked emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit, Google was showing that the word now appears across… Read More »

Climategate: Is Peer-Review in Need of Change?

By | December 2, 2009

In science, as in most disciplines, the process is as important as the product. The recent email/data release (aka Climategate) has exposed the process of scientific peer-review as failing. If the process is failing, it is reasonable to wonder what this implies about the product.

Cleaning Out the Climate Science Cesspool

By | November 30, 2009

As legions of scientists, activists, journalists, bureaucrats and politicians prepare to embark for Copenhagen, a predictable barrage of climate horrors has been unleashed, to advance proposals to slash hydrocarbon use and carbon dioxide emissions, restrict economic growth, and implement global governance and taxation.

Climate Conspiracy

By | November 28, 2009

On Friday, November 20, the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU) acknowledged to the BBC that its email account had been hacked.

Climate Science Corrupted

By | November 20, 2009

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established under the sponsorship of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The UNEP’s belief in manmade warming in the late 1970’s led to a stage-managed conference in Villach in 1985, which in turn led to the political decision to form the IPCC.