The Global Warming Sceptic  (2015)
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version 2.2  14 Feb 2009

STATEMENT:
This page does not represent an official position of the Lycée Classique de Diekirch or the Ministry of Education on climate change and global warming. The official position of the Ministry of Environment of Luxembourg can be found here. If you do not want to read the following links and discussions, please go back!

Please take a step back, and stay cool for a moment. Shut your ears off from the deafening cries and shouts of the global warming advocates, and sharpen your mind. Try to answer the questions outlined in the papers given hereafter, and be open for good reasoning: these pages might make you think again, and wonder, if the mobiles of all these climate catastrophers are pure .... 

Working for clean air and an unpolluted atmosphere is a laudable aim, but forgetting to compare the magnitude of man-made pollutants to the natural sources, or having an absolute faith in measurement data of often dubious origin, is unscientific at least, and foolish certainly. The climate  is "the changing state of the atmosphere", so do not expect a steady state situation. Do not forget either that the sun is the engine which drives everything, and that the output of that engine is in constant change!

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Huge Reference of papers and articles on climate change and related problems!  Links to web sites, books and videos not embracing the IPCC consensus

                                                                                          

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last update:11 Apr 2015

Windiges Geld The German NDR TV aired an emission on wind parks in northern Germany. This calm, non aggressive reporting tells us that investors in wind parks are promised an ROI of 9.86%. This extraordinary number is possible through the (over?) generous German EEG, and shows why German sky-rocketing electricity prices are now close to 30 Cent/KWh (h.t. denis). Here a small report on the German PV and Wind electricity contribution to the national production from 2011 until today, and here the live production data. And here an interesting report by Agora on negative electricity prices (wind turbines will be put on hold when price < -65 €/MWh).
 Fossil fuels will save the world (really) Matt Ridley in WSJ: "Wind power, for all the public money spent on its expansion has inched up ... to 1% of world energy consumption in 2013. Solar for all the hype has not even managed that....The one thing that will not work is the one thing that the environmental movement insists upon: subsidizing wealthy crony capitalists to build low-density, low-output, capital-intensive, land-hungry energy schemes..."
Climat, pourquoi le GIEC doit être démantelé Comment (in French) by Godefridi in the Express: "... les normes « suggérées » sont parfaitement cohérentes et même qu’elles s’inscrivent toute entière dans une seule et même idéologie : la décroissance, qui est le versant le plus extrême de l’idéologie écologiste." (h.t. L.M.)
The political assault on climate sceptics.   Read Prof. Richard Lindzen's comment in the Washington Post:"Billions of dollars have been poured into studies supporting climate alarm... So it is unsurprising that great efforts have been made to ramp up hysteria, even as the case for climate alarm is disintegrating".
On natural climate variability and climate models. Read Dr Roy Spencer's ***excellent***comment: ": "Models that ignore natural sources of warming must be tuned to be too sensitive, in order to explain the observed 1970s-1990s warming with increasing CO2 alone (or nearly alone). They then produce too much warming in future decades"
Chart of the global temperatures from 2500 BC to 2040 Look at this chart of the global temperatures from 2500 BC to 2040 (extrapolated).
Does this chart really enforce the conclusion that atmospheric CO2 and human CO2 emissions drive global temperature?(link)Read also this comment (in German) by Prof. Lüdecke.
Climate Change as a Political Process An exceptionnel clear PhD thesis by former Finnish member of EU parliament E-J. Korhola . Read at least the Afterword starting at page 291: "The relationship between science and politics has been problematic in climate science.... Climate change became the next grand narrative after the Cold War...it bypassed many concrete and severe problems and a record amount of attention and resources were sacrificed to it."  Read also the comment of Roger Pielke Jr.
Hubert Lamb and the transformation of climate science. Excellent new paper by Bernie Lewin on the great climatologist Hubert Lamb, founder of the CRU, and an outspoken tenant of natural climate cycles and variations who wrote: " ...a tremendous effort was made to land research funds in all countries...on the basis of frightening people about the possible drastic effect of Man's activities, and so much has been said about climate warming that there will be an awkward situation if the warming doesn't happen or not to the extent predicted."
Cold water on CSS (Carbon Storage and Sequestration) A MIT study finds that only a much smaller part of the injected CO2 is mineralized, and that more than previously thought remains in liquid or gaseous form, and as such may possibly find its way back to the open.
Klima macht Geschichte A mostly excellent series as been aired by German national television ZDF in two parts (Part 1, Part II). It insists on the importance of warm climate periods for human development, and that climate changes are a fact of Nature (mostly the Sun and volcanoes): "Die Sonne ist der Hauptakteur". Read more comments  in my blog or here.
Expensive energy kills people Dr. Roy Spencer: "UNICEF estimates 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. In contrast, no one is known to have ever died due to human-induced climate change. I predict that modest warming (whatever its cause) and more CO2 will turn out to be better for life on Earth."
Faux polar bear figures Read Prof. Susan Crockford's comment in FP.
Diskussion um Klimaschutz lächerlich How inconvenient: veteran meteorologist Klaus Hager says " Ich prüfe gerne Fakten und will zum Nachdenken anregen, nicht alles ungefiltert zu schlucken, nur weil es dem Zeitgeist entspricht." Read Hager's paper on the advantages and disadvantages of measuring automatization. The switch from mercury glass thermometers to modern Pt100 sensors and different methods of calculation could have caused a virtual warming of + 0.9°C !
Fantasies about global warming  Read this comment by Lawrence Solomon in the Financial Post: "Today’s youth, having been force-fed an unrelenting diet of hype and fear, will have trouble stomaching more".
Ethics and Climate Change Policy A very important new report by Peter Lee with an excellent foreword by Dr. Peter Forster, bishop of Chester (and a chemist).
Expensive energy kills people Dr. Roy Spencer: "UNICEF estimates 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. In contrast, no one is known to have ever died due to human-induced climate change. I predict that modest warming (whatever its cause) and more CO2 will turn out to be better for life on Earth."
Faux polar bear figures Read Prof. Susan Crockford's comment in FP .
Diskussion um Klimaschutz lächerlich Read veteran meteorologist Klaus Hager :" Ich prüfe gerne Fakten und will zum Nachdenken anregen, nicht alles ungefiltert zu schlucken, nur weil es dem Zeitgeist entspricht." Read Hager's paper on the advantages and disadvantages of measuring automatization. The switch from mercury glass thermometers to modern Pt100 sensors and different methods of calculation could have caused a virtual warming of + 0.9°C !
Fantasies about global warming  Read this comment by Lawrence Solomon in the Financial Post: "Today’s youth, having been force-fed an unrelenting diet of hype and fear, will have trouble stomaching more".
Ethics and Climate Change Policy A very important new report by Peter Lee with an excellent foreword by Dr. Peter Forster, bishop of Chester (and a chemist).
Greenland ice decrease seems to halt Will it start to increase in 2015? Read here, here and here.
Ethics and Climate Change Policy A very important new report by Peter Lee with an excellent foreword by Dr. Peter Forster, bishop of Chester (and a chemist).

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