Posted 4 June 2016

For those of us in the climate skeptic camp, our opponents range from the deluded, through wilfully ignorant, to downright dangerous propagandists out to pervert truth. On the extreme of the latter is Naomi Oreskes, whose campaign of misinformation has just been dissected in U....

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Posted 4 June 2016

"Often translated as ‘take nobody’s word for it’, this is the motto of the Royal Society. It nicely encapsulates the basic critical outlook expected of scientists; in effect, listen to others but come to your own conclusions. Scientists, by nature and training, should be both c...

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Posted 4 June 2016

"The debate over the causes and consequences of climate change is one of the world's most important discussions. At stake are literally trillions of dollars, millions of jobs and, if climate activists are right, the fate of the environment and even of our civilisation.  Consequ...

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Posted 2 June 2016

Many newspaper articles over the past few years have emphasised the dangers of man-made global warming (aka “climate change”) and warned us that extreme measures are needed to save us from this imminent climatic disaster. Almost without exception, the authors of these articles...

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Posted 2 June 2016

U.S. Presidential hopeful, Donald Trump  addressed the topics of energy and climate change in a recent speech. In the Wall Street Journal, Holman W. Jenkins comments: "Give Mr Trump credit for trying to break the spell. In a speech the media has done its best to debunk, he sa...

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