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WHY WE SKEPTICS ARE 'THE BLACK SWANS OF CLIMATE SCIENCE'

Posted 31 August 2015

Long-time member of our Coaliton, Dr Gerrit van der Lingen explains in this essay why we skeptics are the "black swans" of the climate debate.  "Looking back on my fifteen years of involvement in the climate debate, a song from the opera [Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg] keeps popping up in my memory. It is the song the main character in the opera, Hans Sachs, sings: 'Wahn! Wahn! Uberall, Wahn!' (Madness! Madness! Everywhere, Madness!). I have tried to combat this global 'Madness' since 2000, without uch success. The only hope for an end to this collective madness will be when the planet continues to cool, as predicted in many 'peer-reviewed' scientific articles. When earleir discussing the science philosophy of Karl Popper and his 'falsifiability' principle, I mentioned his 'white swan-black swan' example. As climate realists (skeptics) have falsified the catastrophic man-made global warming dogma time and time again, we can now call them the 'black swans of climate science.'"

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 August 2015 )
 
JULY 2015 HOTTEST MONTH EVER? SORRY, WRONG AGAIN!

Posted 30 August 2015

With what seems increasing regularity in the run up to the next UNFCCC meeting in Paris in December, we get breathless assertions of such and such a month is "the hottest ever".  The latest example has been posted by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in respect of July 2015.  

The skeptic U.S. blog site Icecap explains why these assertions are false.

 

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 August 2015 )
 
NASA SCAREMONGERING ABOUT GLOBALLY WARMED SEA LEVEL RISES RECALL EARLIER FALSE PREDICTIONS

Posted 30 August 2015

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has been scaremongering again, with the director of its Earth Science Division warning that rising seas will have "profound impacts" around the world, suggesting that low-lying US states such as Florida are at risk of disappearing, as are some of the world's major cities such as Singapore and Tokyo.

Such scaremongering is not new. It's been going on for the last 35 years or so, with examples of 1970 predictions of coming "ice ages" and similar coolings before the alarmists changed their tune to warn of dangerous man-made "global warming", a term that has been changed to "climate change" when Earth temperatures failed to co-operate by remaining stable for the past 18 years. See link below for examples.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 August 2015 )
 
NEW MARSHALL INSTITUTE PAPER ANSWERS FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

Posted 18 August 2015

An important new George C Marshall Institute paper begins: "The purpose of this document is to identify fundamental questions about climate change and provide straightforward answers that separate fact from speculation and advocacy. The most important fact is that the repeated assertion that 'the science is settled' is not only wrong but contrary to the scientific process. Science is never settled. Theories are continuously refined by the discovery of new knowledge, and sometimes long-settled 'consensus' is completely upended."  Author James V DeLong suceeds in his purpose with brilliant but simple clarity.

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Last Updated ( Monday, 17 August 2015 )
 
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