• Drought

    • Date: 31/01/20
    • GWPF Factsheet 1

    Are droughts getting worse globally? The IPCC says it is hard to say (‘low confidence’) whether global drought has become better or worse since 1950. Figures from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show no trend in the proportion of the globe in drought since 1950 (see Figure 1). Others have suggested a […]

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  • Greta Says Her ‘Demands’ Have Been ‘Completely Ignored’ In Davos

    • Date: 25/01/20
    • Daily Mail

    Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said her demand at Davos that world leaders immediately stop investing in fossil fuels had been ‘completely ignored’ after she was branded ‘a joke’ by the US treasury secretary. In her speech at Davos, she told the world’s media that ‘our house is still on fire and your inaction is […]

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  • In Davos Facts Trump The Fears

    • Date: 22/01/20
    • Adam Creighton, The Australian

    The US President Donald Trump was the clear winner at the World Economic Forum at Davos, despite the best efforts of climate doomsayers. The theme for the World Economic forum in Davos this week is “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World”. It’s a noble aim but one that’s looking increasingly unlikely. “Davos Man” — […]

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  • 2019 Temperature Prediction: We Have A Winner!

    • Date: 16/01/20
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Each January, we invite our readers to predict what the average global temperature will be during the coming year, pitting themselves against the whizzkids at the Met Office, who also make a prediction each year. The 2018 competition saw GWPF readers emerge victorious, but this time round the boys from Exeter have done much better. […]

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  • The Inconvenient Facts on Australian Bushfires

    • Date: 15/01/20
    • Roger Pielke Jr, Forbes

    We live in a time where every extreme weather or climate-related event is immediately associated with human caused climate change. Such associations are often not really about the science of climate, but rather a symbol used to exhort in the political battle over climate change.  For instance, on one extreme there is Michael Mann, of […]

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  • After Climate Hysteria: Siemens Snubs Greta Thunberg And Will Honour Australian Coal Mine Deal

    • Date: 13/01/20
    • Bloomberg

    Siemens AG said it intends to honor a controversial contract to supply signaling systems to an Australian coal mine, defying the demands of activists that protested at locations in Germany on Friday. The company will establish a sustainability committee that will have the power to stop or escalate projects, but the company will ultimately continue […]

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  • Roger Scruton: The Politics Of Climate Change, The Inquisition & BBC Censorship

    • Date: 13/01/20
    • Sir Roger Scruton, Forbes April 2014

    The easiest way to silence someone is to portray him as some kind of lunatic or extremist, a person outside the consensus of ‘reasonable’ opinion, and beyond the pale of rational argument. But the true extremist is the one who argues in that way, and who cannot entertain an opinion without wanting to protect it […]

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  • Decades of Public Opinion: Climate Change Not On The Radar

    • Date: 06/01/20
    • Donna Laframboise, Big Picture News

    Climate change has never been important to ordinary Americans living their lives, raising their kids, and paying their bills. Never mind being a contender for first place, it isn’t even on the chart. Each month, the Gallup polling outfit asks 1,000 random members of the US public to identify “the most important problem facing this country today.” […]

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