Posts tagged ‘United Nations’

The IPCC, the Police & Greenpeace

Greenpeace isn’t anti-establishment anymore. Now it’s just another arm of the authoritarian, UN green machine.

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Continue Reading April 14, 2014 at 5:10 am

UN Employees as IPCC Authors

The IPCC’s Chapter 7 was not written by neutral, dispassionate scholars. Three UN employees are among its authors.

Continue Reading March 23, 2014 at 12:06 pm

The Climate Change Express: Ignoring Your Views at Every Meal

Ordinary people don’t care about climate change. How many times do they have to say so?

Continue Reading March 14, 2014 at 12:06 pm

UN Climate Fanatics

According to Ban Ki-moon, the latest IPCC report vaporized climate skepticism.

Continue Reading November 29, 2013 at 2:33 pm

That Silly Coal Speech

UN officials need to stop dressing up political arguments as science.

Continue Reading November 27, 2013 at 2:38 pm

The Creepy Climate Conference

After frisking us for explosives, the UN repeatedly assures us that we’re good people.

Continue Reading November 20, 2013 at 1:36 am

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

What Is Christiana Figueres Thinking?

It is improper for a UN official to criticize Australia’s 6-week-old election results.

Continue Reading October 22, 2013 at 2:50 pm

The IPCC’s Political Chairman

It may not be wise to judge a book by its cover, but it’s entirely appropriate to judge an organization by its leader.

Continue Reading September 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 5)

Rather than speaking truth to power, activists have been parroting claims by the establishment that the IPCC chairman is a Nobel Prize winner.

Continue Reading September 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 4)

Multiple UN entities falsely describe the chairman of the IPCC as a Nobel prize winner.

Continue Reading September 19, 2013 at 7:26 am

PR Firm Enlisted to Convince Leaders to Ignore Public

The UN’s Climate Secretariat will get free PR advice so it can inspire politicians to take action. But the UN’s own survey says the public ranks climate change last among 16 priorities.

Continue Reading September 12, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Distressed Planet, 1990 – 2013

Back in 1990, the head of the UN said our planet was ailing. Fast forward a quarter of a century, and a Worldwatch Institute press release issued today continues the ‘planet in distress’ meme.

Continue Reading July 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Proof the UN Doesn’t Believe There’s a Climate Crisis

Five years after they said they’d get right on it, more than one-quarter of UN organizations have done nothing about their carbon footprint.

Continue Reading July 8, 2013 at 12:03 pm

The UN’s Pretend Climate Scientists

A UN press release falsely describes those attending an IPCC meeting as “climate scientists,” In fact, these people are policy wonks, economists, political scientists, and UN advisors.

Continue Reading July 4, 2013 at 2:20 pm

The United Nations Mindset

A UN survey of public priorities reveals some disturbing assumptions.

Continue Reading June 17, 2013 at 11:57 am

Have We Run Out of Time Yet?

It isn’t your imagination. You’ve been hearing that the world is “running out of time” for years.

Continue Reading June 16, 2013 at 2:12 pm

Two Views on Science, Pollution & Pristine Lakes

Canadian greens say lake-destroying research is all about science – but how do we know for sure?

Continue Reading May 6, 2013 at 12:18 pm

How Greenpeace Defines Happiness

Greenpeace says we should deprive ourselves and harm our communities.

Continue Reading March 21, 2013 at 4:04 pm

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

The UN’s Food Police

According to a new UN report, your meat consumption is killing the planet.

Continue Reading February 19, 2013 at 7:08 pm

The Climate Change Echo Chamber

Green activists want to restrict your ability to fly, but they themselves remain addicted to the UN’s pointless annual beach party.

Continue Reading November 27, 2012 at 6:47 am

Deja Vu All Over again…1991’s ‘World on Fire’

Before there was Al Gore, there was George Mitchell. Politicians have been casting themselves as environmental crusaders, saving the planet, for two decades.

Continue Reading October 11, 2012 at 8:51 pm 3 comments

IPCC Admits it Isn’t a ‘Gold Standard’ Body

Forget every media claim you’ve ever read about the IPCC being a “gold standard” organization. It now admits it’s just an ordinary UN organization following ordinary UN rules.

Continue Reading June 26, 2012 at 2:08 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

Energy Rocks Our World

Affordable, reliable energy – a big reason most children now make it to adulthood.

Continue Reading June 17, 2012 at 9:27 am

Rio’s Anti-Democracy Summit

According to the head of the United Nations, only one vision of the future is acceptable.

Continue Reading June 15, 2012 at 1:44 pm

Poverty Pollutes: Lomborg on the Rio+20 Conference

The current United Nations response to environmental concerns is doing more harm than good.

Continue Reading June 4, 2012 at 1:32 pm

The UN’s Environmental ‘Holocausts’

Since the 1970s UN officials have tried to frighten us. Repeatedly, their predictions have failed. Repeatedly, their time frames have been preposterously inaccurate.

Continue Reading April 30, 2012 at 7:54 am

Fairy Tales on the Road to Rio

Nine papers are being distributed by an upcoming save-the-world conference. They’re explicitly intended to influence the behaviour of world leaders at the Rio summit in June. But the claim that they represent the latest scientific thinking is a gross distortion.

Continue Reading March 19, 2012 at 7:59 pm

The Authoritarian Impulse and Climate Change

People who want to save the planet are fond of more laws and more red tape. They talk of silencing their opponents and sending people to prison.

Continue Reading March 13, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Opinion Disguised as Science

Iowa scientists have signed a letter about climate change. News reports don’t mention their activist leanings.

Continue Reading February 22, 2012 at 6:07 pm

Proselytizing to Toddlers

Many jurisdictions frown on advertising that is aimed at children. But UNESCO says nursery schools should teach kids about sustainable development.

Continue Reading February 3, 2012 at 1:49 pm

Those Who Claim to Speak for the Future

A collection of NGO brats, self-important rich folks, and UN bureaucrats have taken it upon themselves to be the voice of future generations.

Continue Reading January 12, 2012 at 10:03 am

Pachauri: It’s Too Late to Fight Climate Change

Back in 2007 IPCC chairman Pachauri made a prediction regarding the year 2012.

Continue Reading January 1, 2012 at 10:51 am

The World’s Slowest Learners

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?

Continue Reading December 31, 2011 at 1:11 pm

UN Climate Warnings Are So 1989

22 years ago the UN said we had only 10 years to take global warming action. Otherwise, entire nations would drown due to rising sea levels by the year 2000.

Continue Reading November 1, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Moral Leadership, Climate Change & the UN

The head of the UN has told the inhabitants of a country still recovering from civil war that the greatest threat to their well-being is climate change.

Continue Reading September 5, 2011 at 1:57 pm

The IPCC as UN Funding Mechanism

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.

Continue Reading June 8, 2011 at 7:06 pm

The Missing Map

In 2008, the United Nations Environment Programme published a map suggesting there’d be 50 million climate refugees by 2010. When a writer called attention to this failed prediction recently, the map disappeared.

Continue Reading April 16, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Earth Hour? I’ll Take a ‘No Nagging’ Hour

As a young woman I embraced feminism because I didn’t want to be bossed around by men. These days it’s greens who want to regulate my behaviour.

Continue Reading March 23, 2011 at 4:31 pm

It Isn’t a Conspiracy – It’s Just Money, Fashion & Power

If much of the world were to snap out of it and realize that global warming has been over-hyped, large companies would lose hundreds of billions.

Continue Reading February 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm

The Sneaky, Not-So-Secret Purpose of the IPCC

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.

Continue Reading January 26, 2011 at 12:14 pm

The UN’s Grim Fantasy: One-Child Laws

Ted Turner has fathered five children. But he thinks China’s coercive one-child policies should be exported to other countries. Why aren’t other UN officials scrambling to distance themselves from his remarks?

Continue Reading December 9, 2010 at 8:52 pm

UN Style Empirical Research

First, UN researchers conduct a climate change survey. Second, they release a report that fails to provide even an overview of the results, never mind detailed evidence of the assertions being made. Next the report gets cited as though it were gospel by Canada’s Library of Parliament.

Continue Reading November 20, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Should UN Employees Be IPCC Lead Authors?

Koko Warner is a UN employee whose research has been funded and brazenly promoted by the UN in order to advance the UN’s climate change agenda. Now she is a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

Continue Reading November 18, 2010 at 3:55 pm

Forget Genocide & Malnutrition – Sudan Fights Climate Change for the IPCC

Sudan is a troubled, impoverished nation with a questionable human rights record. Why is a representative of that country occupying one of the most senior positions with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? Is the fight against climate change to be led by the violent & unsavoury?

Continue Reading May 27, 2010 at 9:24 am

What the IPCC Learned from Press Releases

The UN’s Nobel-winning, allegedly gold-standard climate bible bases factual assertions on dodgy source material like press releases.

Continue Reading April 26, 2010 at 1:45 pm

The Water Cannon of the Climate Debate

The climate bible is the ultimate weapon in the global warming debate. Skeptics are told the experts have spoken and that carbon dioxide is the Great Satan.

Continue Reading April 15, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Money to Burn

The World Wildlife Fund raises half a billion dollars a year. What does it do with this abundance? Short answer: it behaves much like any other large corporation.

Continue Reading March 31, 2010 at 10:12 am

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