Posts filed under ‘NGOs’

‘No Culture of Accountability’ at Greenpeace

Environmental organizations are large, affluent, and secretive. Rather than being underdogs, they are now the establishment.

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Continue Reading June 23, 2014 at 12:22 pm

3 Reasons Not to Trust the New Climate Report

The IPCC acts as investigator, prosecutor, judge, and jury. It has a long history of recruiting activist personnel, and is led by a man prone to exaggeration.

Continue Reading April 15, 2014 at 10:04 am

The IPCC: Bar the Media, Welcome the Activists

In Berlin this week, environmental activists were allowed to attend a four-day meeting that journalists were denied access to. This is normal IPCC procedure.

Continue Reading April 12, 2014 at 6:55 am

Government Tells Public They’re Morons

Ontario energy minister says we should wear sweaters in winter.

Continue Reading February 11, 2014 at 5:50 pm

Video Interview: Activists & the UN Climate Process

In a 23-minute interview, filmed in the UK last month, I talk about activists and the UN’s climate process.

Continue Reading February 9, 2014 at 5:37 pm

The Invisible Judith Curry

A bona fide climate scientist tells US Senators we have no idea whether human-caused global warming will be a serious problem. The media doesn’t report it.

Continue Reading January 17, 2014 at 6:48 pm

The WWF: Still Donning the Science Costume

Why doesn’t the World Wildlife Fund argue for its vision based solely on that vision’s merits?

Continue Reading January 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Polar Bear Politics and the WWF

Norway sent eight people to a recent polar bear conference. The WWF sent 10.

Continue Reading December 12, 2013 at 11:45 am

Anti-Democratic Green Activism

If the public is to be represented at climate negotiations by someone other than their own government, it has a right to elect and dismiss those representatives.

Continue Reading December 3, 2013 at 10:49 am

Independent Greenpeace? Never Mind

Greenpeace makes a show of rejecting government and corporate money. But it’s close pals with the WWF – which gets enormous funding from exactly those sources.

Continue Reading December 2, 2013 at 10:39 am

Today’s Climate Summit Press Conferences

The WWF utilized UN press conference facilities yesterday. It’s doing so again today.

Continue Reading November 19, 2013 at 4:36 am

What a Nasty, Scandalously Rigged System

Activist media events are a shockingly institutionalized part of UN climate negotiations.

Continue Reading November 18, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Initial Dispatch: the Warsaw Climate Summit

If the UN were serious about a new climate treaty, it would turf the activists. They are a distraction no one needs.

Continue Reading November 15, 2013 at 7:47 pm

IPCC Summary: The Real Story

Media outlets remain oblivious to the IPCC’s tainted-by-activism personnel.

Continue Reading November 4, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Greenpeace & the IPCC Report

Greenpeace says 95% certainty is the same as 100% certainty. Tell that to people who die on the operating table.

Continue Reading October 9, 2013 at 12:46 pm

‘Nature’ Spin Elevates Third-Tier IPCC Official to Chair

With attention focused on the IPCC’s imminent Working Group 1 report, a prestigious science journal has published a misleadingly-headlined profile of Working Group 3 co-chair, Ottmar Edenhofer.

Continue Reading September 21, 2013 at 10:47 am

WWF Partners With Country Where Rape Victims Are Jailed

Any country in which a woman finds herself sentenced to 16 months after reporting a rape is barbaric and deserves to be shunned. Instead, the WWF is burnishing the image of this oppressive regime.

Continue Reading July 21, 2013 at 11:04 am

Some Kind of Narcissism: WWF Says It’s Saving Life Itself

When the World Wildlife Fund began, it aspired merely to ensure the well-being of particular species of animals. It now imagines that life itself would vanish without it.

Continue Reading July 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm 3 comments

Greens Bludgeon Democracy

Environmentalists think Australian states can’t be trusted to make their own decisions. They want them overruled by bureaucrats thousands of miles away.

Continue Reading July 6, 2013 at 11:34 am

Canada – Green Pariah or World’s Best Reputation?

Activists & journalists insist that Canada’s climate policies have destroyed our international good name. But survey results released yesterday indicate – for the 3rd consecutive year – that we have “the world’s best reputation.”

Continue Reading June 28, 2013 at 1:19 pm

The Sierra Club’s Violent, Totalitarian Tendencies

Truth squads. Pushing “bitter pills” down other people’s throat. Democracy’s new enemies are green.

Continue Reading June 24, 2013 at 12:06 pm

The Green Jobs Fairy Tale

Politicians, having blindly parroted environmentalist rhetoric about green jobs, look increasingly foolish.

Continue Reading June 18, 2013 at 4:03 pm

WWF Derides ‘Vocal Minority’ Views

According to the vocal minority known as the World Wildlife Fund, governments shouldn’t be placating vocal minorities.

Continue Reading June 12, 2013 at 2:12 pm

The Tale of the Non-Endangered Gray Wolf

When a single gray wolf crossed into California in late 2011, four environmental organizations took leave of their senses.

Continue Reading June 10, 2013 at 5:28 pm

So You Want to Live in Harmony with Nature?

The WWF thinks we should all “live in harmony with nature.” Sounds great – except for the flies, wasps, venomous snakes, storms, and floods.

Continue Reading June 4, 2013 at 12:24 pm

WWF Gets Into Bed with Oppressive Dictatorship

The World Wildlife Fund has organized an event this week in the United Arab Emirates. You know, one of those countries in which political parties are banned.

Continue Reading May 18, 2013 at 9:24 am

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #6

Carbon dioxide, superstition, and protecting the oceans.

Continue Reading May 13, 2013 at 1:25 pm

WWF Takes Pre-Schooler’s Birthday Money

The world’s largest environmental organization celebrates 4-year-olds as a fundraising mechanism.

Continue Reading May 4, 2013 at 11:46 am

The Mysterious Wilderness International

A Canadian charity for which German school kids are raising money is the furthest thing from transparent.

Continue Reading April 14, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Judges Call Eco Activists ‘Pirates’

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society represents a return to humanity’s violent past.

Continue Reading April 8, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory

It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.

Continue Reading April 6, 2013 at 11:26 am

How Greenpeace Defines Happiness

Greenpeace says we should deprive ourselves and harm our communities.

Continue Reading March 21, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Indonesian Official Compares WWF to Thieves

The behaviour of green NGOs in the developing word resembles foreign adventurism: arrogant, reckless, and exploitative.

Continue Reading March 19, 2013 at 11:49 am

Earth Hour, Smog & Kim Jong Il

For Earth Hour’s eco-campaigners, barbaric oppression in North Korea is merely a talking point, something to casually make use of.

Continue Reading March 10, 2013 at 6:34 pm

IPCC Invites In the Activists

When Greenpeace personnel are participating, a political process is underway – not a scientific one.

Continue Reading March 6, 2013 at 11:06 am

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #3

The Sierra Club is “outraged” by a Keystone pipeline report. This is as newsworthy as saying the Pope is Catholic.

Continue Reading March 2, 2013 at 9:48 am

Managing Human Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation regards human beings as just another form of wildlife to be managed.

Continue Reading February 22, 2013 at 9:52 am

Greenpeace & UNEP – Cozy Under the Bedcovers

Greenpeace envisions a new system of global governance – in which unaccountable UN bureaucrats gain “real powers.”

Continue Reading February 21, 2013 at 12:20 pm

The Workshop Presentation that Never Was

The BBC African temperature exaggeration is worse that we thought. It also has an IPCC connection.

Continue Reading February 13, 2013 at 6:27 pm

Pity Poland

Persecuted for decades? Poor? Green groups will still kick you when you’re down.

Continue Reading January 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm

The Sierra Club’s Broken Moral Compass

The Sierra Club took fossil fuel money. Lots of it. How dare it falsely accuse other people of doing this.

Continue Reading January 27, 2013 at 12:05 pm

Greenpeace’s Vision for America: Unemployed, Broke, Miserable

Greenpeace thinks President Obama should destroy lives now. Because of an ill-defined, generalized risk of climate change sometime in the future.

Continue Reading January 22, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Europe Today: Stealing Wood, Burning Wood

Green energy is expensive energy. In Europe, prices are rising and unintended consequences have followed.

Continue Reading January 20, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Authors of ‘Extreme Misrepresentation’

A majority of the 13 senior scientists responsible for a US government report are also associated with activist groups. (Eight of them have an IPCC connection.)

Continue Reading January 19, 2013 at 9:53 am

The Secret Santa Leak

Thanks to a whistleblower, draft versions of most chapters of the IPCC’s upcoming report are now in the public domain. Among the new revelations: the IPCC has learned nothing from the Himalayan glacier debacle.

Continue Reading January 8, 2013 at 9:55 am

US Official: ‘Activate Your Science’

A senior public servant thinks scientists should be passionate, engaged activists.

Continue Reading July 24, 2012 at 11:39 am

The WWF’s Supermarket Offensive

The World Wildlife Fund is reaching into new corners of your life.

Continue Reading July 9, 2012 at 9:50 am

Is the WWF Telling the Truth About Electric Cars?

The World Wildlife Fund’s praise for electric cars demonstrates its profound disconnect from reality.

Continue Reading July 2, 2012 at 12:14 pm

The WWF’s Surveillance Drones

The World Wildlife Fund is deploying anti-poaching surveillance drones in countries with spotty human rights records and non-existent oversight mechanisms.

Continue Reading June 25, 2012 at 5:26 pm

Liberty – the Missing Ingredient in the Green Analysis

Liberty. Freedom. These ideas inspire risk-taking and self-sacrifice. But the green movement offers the exact opposite.

Continue Reading June 21, 2012 at 3:07 pm

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