Slides and text of my presentation to the World Federation of Scientists, 20 Aug. 2015.
The dirty little secret behind every pie-in-the-sky climate measure is that when emissions disappear, so do jobs, economic opportunities, and human well-being.
Described as a “professor of climate science,” Chris Rapley has no teaching duties. Described as a “climate scientist,” he has spent decades in administrative roles.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is threatening us with hellfire and damnation. But its conclusions are suspect. Rather than investigating all possible causes of climate change, it’s in the business of pointing a finger at humanity.
In a 23-minute interview, filmed in the UK last month, I talk about activists and the UN’s climate process.
In the National Post today I argue that the extreme anti-coal stance of UN officials and green activists harms both people and the environment.
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.
UN officials need to stop dressing up political arguments as science.
After frisking us for explosives, the UN repeatedly assures us that we’re good people.
The WWF utilized UN press conference facilities yesterday. It’s doing so again today.
Activist media events are a shockingly institutionalized part of UN climate negotiations.
If the UN were serious about a new climate treaty, it would turf the activists. They are a distraction no one needs.
Obama’s imperious behaviour at the 2009 climate summit is a key reason negotiations have failed dismally in recent years.
It is improper for a UN official to criticize Australia’s 6-week-old election results.
Green activists want to restrict your ability to fly, but they themselves remain addicted to the UN’s pointless annual beach party.
UN officials say we should listen to science. Don’t be fooled. It’s a rhetorical ploy, a cover for their own agenda.
UN bureaucrats say climate change is a planetary emergency and that time is running out. So when US senators unanimously rejected the Kyoto Protocol where was Plan B?
Activists, politicians, and journalists love to play the ‘science says’ game when talking about global warming. But scientific facts are one thing. How best to respond to those facts is a completely different discussion – in which we all deserve a voice.
You gotta love the UN. The 31-member IPCC bureau includes representatives from undemocratic and unsavoury countries such as Sudan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Malaysia, Madagascar and the Maldives. Soon, these countries may be deciding the fate of billions of UN-administered climate change funds.
According to scientists who’ve helped write its reports, the IPCC is not a scientific body first and foremost. Rather, its primary purpose is to lay the necessary groundwork so that an international climate change treaty can be negotiated.