CFACT.EU reports from the climate summit in Copenhagen The party, and the – doubtless – costly chaos is on in Copenhagen. During Tuesday and Wednesday, CFACT co-sponsored a well attended seminar on Climate Sense, featuring knowledgeable and often eloquent speakers, including Professor S Fred Singer and world leading oceanographer Professor Nils-Axel Mörner. Both print and TV media [...]
“- Supposing a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it? – Supposing it didn’t, said Pooh after careful thought.” (The House at Pooh Corner) The Economist in its special report argued that the world needs a new climate treaty as an “insurance policy against a catastrophe that may never happen”. A curious statement, [...]
We shot and edited a video of Lord Christopher Monckton on Climategate at the Second International Climate Conference in Berlin. For your viewing pleasure, here it is.
By Einar Du Rietz A few days before the Copenhagen summit, both the hooligans and the police are mobilizing. The saboteurs are rounding up people on the Internet and claim to have assigned delegates to sabotage the proceedings. The Danish parliament has passed new anti hooligan legislation and bought new barbed wire cages, intended as [...]
In truth, there is no such thing as absolute safety; but this fundamental human need may explain the excessive search for certainty in particular as the world seems awash with a constant flow of disconcerting events. It seems obvious then to assume that risk is the opposite of safety. But it isn’t: as inaction also [...]
By Edgar L. Gärtner While in the US Senate the disclosed confidential e-mails and documents on the web, regardless of how it occurred, is expected to pull the plug on “cap and trade” legislation, EU governments continue to walk straight ahead, although the expression “Climategate” is meanwhile even known on Wikipedia . The new German [...]
The leading energy company Vattenfall and it’s owner has been under attack recently. Einar Du Rietz tries to sort out the mess. One of the largest energy companies in Europe, Swedish state owned Vattenfall has come under heavy media attack recently, and so has the responsible minister for industry, Maud Olofsson. The main reason is [...]
by Edgar L. Gärtner “Climategate” is perhaps not the end of the global warming myth. But it is quite possible that British star blogger James Delingpole was not premature but right when he started his first blog after the appearance of 1079 rather confidential e-mails and 72 documents from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research [...]
by Jacob Arfwedson One of the less endearing features of government supporters is their general disdain for democracy when eventually popular vote goes against their designs. The legitimacy of consent suddenly becomes irrelevant and a downright nuisance. In Europe, we experienced this in the constitutional negotiations: first with the Maastricht Treaty, and more recently with [...]
By Einar Du Rietz Maybe because most other topics seem to be covered and debated intensely in the media, finally some focus now start to fall upon the costs. The estimated and real costs for what the politicians will discuss in Copenhagen. And if media does this, chances are the general public will start to realize [...]
By Edgar L. Gärtner, Frankfurt After the APEC meeting in Singapore there is nearly nobody left on earth who believes that world leaders will sooner or later find a compromise on massive CO2 reductions. Not everybody regrets this. There are scientists casting serious doubts on the IPCC’s assertion that humankind is facing unprecedented levels of [...]
Italian Wind Fraud Investigation Extends to the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, and Spain. Subsidies Questioned. For some carbon millionaires, lining their pockets legally through taxpayer subsidies and hand outs is not enough. They choose to cheat even though they’re playing a game that’s already rigged.