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UN climate panel cannot be trusted

UN climate panel cannot be trusted

    By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Policy-makers, not scientists, lead the IPCC process In his Opening Statement on Wednesday at the 46th Session of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Montreal, IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee asserted that “Science underpins the negotiating process and provides the evidence base for […]

Adapt to climate change; don’t try to stop it

Adapt to climate change; don’t try to stop it

    By Dr. Madhav Khandekar and Tom Harris Former Vice-President Al Gore could not have chosen a worse time to release his new climate change film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. For, ‘global temperatures’ were higher in 2006 – 2007 when An Inconvenient Truth was released and Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize […]

The gods must be laughing—at Al Gore

The gods must be laughing—at Al Gore

    By Tom Harris Overlooked in the controversies about former Vice-President Al Gore’s global warming films, An Inconvenient Truth (2006) and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017), is that truth is not possible in science. Scientific hypotheses, and even scientific theories, are not truth; they can be, and often are, wrong.  Truth applies […]

New UN Climate Change Report Cannot be Trusted

New UN Climate Change Report Cannot be Trusted

    By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris Between July 31 and September 24, climate experts from around the world are providing comments on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5°C Global Warming (SR15). We can expect SR15 to be highly biased and simply ignore findings that do not conform with the […]

Red team must leave no stone unturned in climate debate

Red team must leave no stone unturned in climate debate

    By Tom Harris  “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain Al Gore expects us to believe that climate change science is settled. According to the former Vice President, scientists know, with a high degree of certainty, that […]

Time to publicly debunk science underlying UN climate plans

Time to publicly debunk science underlying UN climate plans

By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris On June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the United Nations Paris Agreement on climate change. He correctly identified it as a bad deal for America. In July 1997, the U.S. Senate reached a similar conclusion about the U.N. climate change policy-making […]

Energy Secretary Right on Climate Change

Energy Secretary Right on Climate Change

    By Tom Harris Energy Secretary Rick Perry did a remarkable thing last week: he expressed skepticism about the causes of climate change in a TV interview and, even after widespread condemnation from environmentalists and the press, he did it again a few days later before a major Senate committee. After telling a CNBC host on […]

Guest Commentary: Withdrawing from Paris Agreement is not enough

Guest Commentary: Withdrawing from Paris Agreement is not enough

. By Tom Harris President Donald Trump must get the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Besides its nonsensical objective of limiting ‘Earth’s temperature’ rise as if we had a global thermostat, the agreement lets developing countries largely off the hook. This despite the fact that non-OECD countries are now the […]

Trump, Trudeau deliver Earth Day present

Trump, Trudeau deliver Earth Day present

. . By Tom Harris In his official Earth Day statement, President Donald Trump said nothing at all about climate change, global warming, or greenhouse gases. Instead, his April 22nd remarks focused on well-understood issues such as “keeping our air and water clean, … preserving our forests, lakes, and open spaces, and … protecting endangered […]

Conservatives must strongly support Trump on climate change

Conservatives must strongly support Trump on climate change

And on his EPA, Interior and other environmental nominations – and their policy decisions By Tom Harris President-elect Donald Trump’s opposition to the global warming alarm is a refreshing change from the Obama administration’s naive and hugely expensive crusade to lead the world to ‘save the climate.” Not only has Trump been right on the money […]