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  30.04.2015   13:16   Leserkommentare (2)

Gescheiterte Propaganda: Fast die Hälfte junger Amerikaner sind Klima-Skeptiker

New data from the Harvard Public Opinion Project tell a very different story. Only 55 percent of [young Americans] agreed with the statement, “Global warming is a proven fact and is mostly caused by emissions from cars and industrial facilities such as power plants.” Twenty percent held the belief that “Global warming is a proven fact, and is mostly caused by natural changes that have nothing to do with emissions from cars,” and the remaining 23 percent who answered the question believe that “Global warming is a theory that has not been proven yet.”

Even more surprising, these numbers are the same across the board for participants between 18 and 29 years old, with 51-56 percent agreeing that global warming is a fact and is caused by fuel emissions across age groups. In fact, the age group that least agreed with the first...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte 

  26.04.2015   20:05   Leserkommentare (1)

Inquiry Launched Into Global Temperature Data Integrity

London: 26 April 2015. The London-based think-tank the Global Warming Policy Foundation is today launching a major inquiry into the integrity of the official global surface temperature records.

An international team of eminent climatologists, physicists and statisticians has been assembled under the chairmanship of Professor Terence Kealey, the former vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham.

Questions have been raised about the reliability of the surface temperature data and the extent to which apparent warming trends may be artefacts of adjustments made after the data are collected. The inquiry will review the technical challenges in accurately measuring surface temperature, and will assess the extent of adjustments to the data, their integrity and whether they tend to increase or decrease the warming trend.

Launching the...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte  Wissen 

  05.04.2015   11:06   Leserkommentare (1)

Islamistische Nazi-Methoden

Die meisten unter den Massakrierten waren Christen. Die somalische Terrormiliz al-Shabaab sortierte bei ihrem Überfall auf die kenianische Universität Garissa die Studenten aus. Wer kein Muslim war, erfuhr keine Gnade.

 

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Kategorie(n): Ausland 

  25.03.2015   13:07   Leserkommentare (3)

Entwarnung: 20-jährige Studie zeigt Golfstrom ist stabil

Übliche Klimahysterie: Forscher warnen: Klimawandel schwächt wärmenden Golfstrom ab

Realitäts-Check: 20 years of data demonstrates Gulf Stream remains stable

University of Rhode Island. 3 March 2014 – Several recent studies have generated a great deal of publicity for their claims that the warming climate is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream. They say that the Gulf Stream is decreasing in strength as a result of rising sea levels along the East Coast. However, none of the studies include any direct measurements of the current over an extended period to prove their point.

But this is exactly what has been underway at the University of Rhode Island and Stony Brook University for the last 20 years: measurement of the strength of the Gulf Stream. And according to a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters, the researchers...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte 

  18.03.2015   10:37   Leserkommentare (1)

Royal Society Misrepresents Climate Science

London, 15 March: A new briefing paper published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation has accused the Royal Society of presenting a misleading picture of climate science.

The briefing, entitled The Small Print: What the Royal Society left out, challenges claims made in the Royal Society’s recently published Short Guide to Climate Science, and demonstrates how the Society has left out many important facts, caveats and doubts on subjects as varied as the causes of climate change, extreme weather and the role of the Sun.

“As an example, the Royal Society addresses the question of why Antarctic sea ice is growing,” says Prof Ross McKitrick, the chairman of the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council, “but in doing so they present a recently proposed hypothesis as if it were settled science. Failing to admit when the answer to an...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte 

  27.02.2015   12:55   Leserkommentare (im Wartemodus)

Internationaler Tag der Eisbären

Heute ist der Internationale Tag der Eisbären. Wie immer dürfen da die üblichen Öko-Mythen nicht fehlen. Dabei gibt es 20 gute Gründe einen Tierschutz-Erfolg zu feiern.

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  25.02.2015   11:57   Leserkommentare (im Wartemodus)

GWPF Calls On Governments To Overhaul ‘Missionary’ IPCC

London, 25 February: The GWPF has, for a long time, warned policymakers and the public that the leadership of the IPCC has been losing its scientific objectivity and has been adopting environmentalism as a missionary cause. The astonishing letter of resignation released yesterday by its outgoing chairman, RK Pachauri, drops all pretence to the contrary and proves that our concerns were valid.

In it he states: “For me the protection of Planet Earth, the survival of all species and sustainability of our ecosystems is more than a mission. It is my religion and my dharma.”  The author of that statement has, for the past 13 years, been one of the world’s most influential government advisers in the area of energy and climate policy, and one of the most visible spokespersons for climate science.

During this time we have witnessed a...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte 

  21.02.2015   15:40   Leserkommentare (1)

Believing In Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, And Climate Models

A GWPF talk by Dr Christopher Essex – Chairman, Permanent Monitoring Panel on Climate, World Federation of Scientists, and Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, Canada – London, 12 February 2015

Has the scientific problem of climate been solved in terms of basic physics and mathematics? No, but you will be forgiven if you thought otherwise. For decades, the most rigorous treatments of climate have been done through climate models. The clever model pioneers understood many of their inherent limitations, but tried to persevere nonetheless. Today, few academics are even aware of what the pioneers understood, let alone what has been learned since about the full depth of modelling difficulties. Meanwhile popular expressions of the scientific technicalities are largely...

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Kategorie(n): Klima-Debatte