Many of the scientists who signed an open letter against museums taking money from special interests are themselves linked to special interests. Part 3 of 3.
Governments fund solar capacity in countries that receive little sun and install wind turbines in nations that get little wind.
Environmental organizations are large, affluent, and secretive. Rather than being underdogs, they are now the establishment.
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.
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, the marine biologist who led the IPCC’s Ocean chapter, is a full-blown environmental activist. He recently wrote a politicized foreword to a WWF brochure, and has a long history of employment with both the WWF and Greenpeace.
Ontario energy minister says we should wear sweaters in winter.
Why doesn’t the World Wildlife Fund argue for its vision based solely on that vision’s merits?
Norway sent eight people to a recent polar bear conference. The WWF sent 10.
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.
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.
UN officials need to stop dressing up political arguments as science.
The WWF utilized UN press conference facilities yesterday. It’s doing so again today.
Media outlets remain oblivious to the IPCC’s tainted-by-activism personnel.
A news clipping from 1995 – concerning an earlier IPCC report – was hilariously wrong.
A fictional UN climate body exists in the minds of the gullible. And then there’s the real IPCC.
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.
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.
The US head of the WWF, when invited to choose a film to “help guide the way we think about the future,” selected the intellectually vapid Avatar.
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.
Once again, people described as “leading scientists” turn out to be economists, UN officials, and those with links to activist organizations.
Environmentalists think Australian states can’t be trusted to make their own decisions. They want them overruled by bureaucrats thousands of miles away.
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.”
It isn’t your imagination. You’ve been hearing that the world is “running out of time” for years.
What lessons will the rest of the world learn from Germany’s renewable energy disaster?
According to the vocal minority known as the World Wildlife Fund, governments shouldn’t be placating vocal minorities.
The WWF thinks we should all “live in harmony with nature.” Sounds great – except for the flies, wasps, venomous snakes, storms, and floods.
Civilized debate appears to be an endangered species.
Climate skeptics don’t hire advertising agencies to help them manage their brand. Green groups do. So tell me again which side is lavishly funded?
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.
Why are female leaders rarer than rubies in green organizations?
The world’s largest environmental organization celebrates 4-year-olds as a fundraising mechanism.
In Pakistan, the WWF is enlisting university students to develop an “environmental conscience” among the poorest of the poor.
It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.
Earth Hour: 60 minutes of self delusion brought to you by IKEA.
For Earth Hour’s eco-campaigners, barbaric oppression in North Korea is merely a talking point, something to casually make use of.
When Greenpeace personnel are participating, a political process is underway – not a scientific one.
Canadian students are so jazzed about Earth Hour they need to be bribed to do volunteer work.
The BBC African temperature exaggeration is worse that we thought. It also has an IPCC connection.
Where’s the scholarly press release highlighting Al Gore’s “longstanding ties to tobacco companies?” Where’s the study announcing that WWF’s tobacco ties extend back to the 1960s?
If the IPCC had done the sensible thing and banned activist publications, would the institute run by its chairman still be receiving activist cash?
Last week, a sustainability summit organized by the chairman of the IPCC was held in India. The World Wildlife Fund provided funding.
Persecuted for decades? Poor? Green groups will still kick you when you’re down.
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.)
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.
This blog will return in mid-September. In the meantime, here’s a video of a presentation I gave in Australia last month – and some thoughts on the bankruptcy of contemporary green analysis.
A senior public servant thinks scientists should be passionate, engaged activists.
The World Wildlife Fund is reaching into new corners of your life.
The World Wildlife Fund’s praise for electric cars demonstrates its profound disconnect from reality.
The World Wildlife Fund is deploying anti-poaching surveillance drones in countries with spotty human rights records and non-existent oversight mechanisms.
Liberty. Freedom. These ideas inspire risk-taking and self-sacrifice. But the green movement offers the exact opposite.