Category Archives: Press Releases

McLean Shows Bias of IPCC

By | July 17, 2008

(Washington, DC – July 16, 2008) A new paper released by the Science and Public Policy Institute, a Washington, DC think tank, strongly suggests that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a single-interest organization whose charter presumes a widespread human influence on climate, rather than consideration of whether such influence may be negligible or missing altogether.

Proved: There is No Climate Crisis

By | July 15, 2008

WASHINGTON (7-15-08) – Mathematical proof that there is no “climate crisis” appears today in a major, peer-reviewed paper in Physics and Society, a learned journal of the 4,600-strong American Physical Society, SPPI reports.

Polar Bear Fears Groundless Say scientists

By | April 5, 2008

The U. S. government commissioned studies to support the listing of polar bears as a threatened or endangered species. Polar bear numbers are currently high and the population has been increasing rapidly in recent decades. Everyone likes polar bears, so this is good news. A decision to list would require forecasts that the current upward population trend will… Read More »

Senator Kerry Misinformed on Tennessee Storms, says SPPI

By | February 8, 2008

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SPPI questions Senator Kerry’s attribution of recent Tennessee tornados to “global warming.” “Any literate school child can type into an internet search engine the words “tornado history in Tennessee” and “history of hurricanes in Florida” and immediately discover that Sen. Kerry appears climatologically not smarter than a fifth grader,” says Robert Ferguson, president of D.C.-based Science and… Read More »

SPPI Reports 35 scientific errors in Gore’s climate movie

By | October 20, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, October 21, 2007 SPPI today reveals 35 errors in Al Gore’s discredited climate movie An Inconvenient Truth ( ). The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, an expert witness in the UK legal case condemning the movie, compiled the science-based list in response to recent inaccurate public comments by Gore’s environment advisor relative to the High Court’s findings.

SPPI exposes fundamental scientific error in Laurie David’s “global warming” book for children

By | September 12, 2007

(Washington, D.C.) A fundamental scientific error lurks in a book calculated to terrify schoolchildren about “global warming”, Robert Ferguson, SPPI president, announced today: “The Down To Earth Guide to Global Warming", by Laurie David and Cambria Gordon, is intentionally designed to propagandize unsuspecting school children who do not have enough knowledge to know what is being done to… Read More »

SPPI Papers by British Peer Disprove Catastrophic Human-Induced Global Warming and “Consensus”

By | August 23, 2007

In two major new Science and Public Policy (SPPI) papers, Lord Monckton, a former advisor to Margaret Thatcher as UK Prime Minister, startlingly but definitively demonstrates that the distinctive fingerprint of human greenhouse warming predicted by the UN’s computer models is absent from real-world observations, and that the reputed scientific “consensus” on “global warming” is likewise non-existent.

Bad News for Science at Newsweek Magazine, says SPPI

By | August 10, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, August 10, 2007 “The Third International Mathematics and Science Study Results reveal that US public school children are remarkably sub par in math and science capabilities. Apparently things are not much brighter for the adults at Newsweek Magazine,” reports Robert Ferguson, President of the Science and Public Policy Institute (