Category Archives: Democracy and global warming policies

COP this: owning isn’t everything

Andrew L. Urban Man does not live by bread alone, an early revolutionary once advised his followers. As Glasgow’s COP26 closes in on a discombobulated world, the climate mob’s feeding frenzy escalates, pushing alarmism to absurd heights. Even the Royals … Continue reading

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JCU wins court battle but Peter Ridd & academic freedom win on moral grounds

Democracy has taken a hit in the courts, but the wound should urge to make new laws to protect it better. Great Barrier Reef scientist PETER RIDD questioned the quality of Reef research: you might think that praiseworthy. It is, … Continue reading

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Next Exit to Nuclear Road

Andrew L. Urban Why we really need nuclear energy – urgently? To shut up the climate alarmists. (That’s why the Greens oppose nuclear …) The multi billion dollar newly forged Net Zero problem for politicians and corporates is that the … Continue reading

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Find the CO2

Andrew L. Urban Man made carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere is responsible for catastrophic climate change, according to climate alarmists. We must stop ‘polluting’ the atmosphere with it. The accompanying pie chart vividly lays bare the hollow absurdity of … Continue reading

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How we fool ourselves: scientific consensus building

Judith Curry* “Like a magnetic field that pulls iron filings into alignment, a powerful cultural belief is aligning multiple sources of scientific bias in the same direction,” says policy scientist Daniel Sarewitz. Statistician Regina Nuzzo summarizes the problem. “This is … Continue reading

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Democracy needs the power of truth

Andrew L. Urban Information is power – and democracy needs the power of truth to fight the onslaught of authoritarian urges and ruling orthodoxies, such as the fanatical global warming aka climate change movement. Media has collectively failed democracies in … Continue reading

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What does this latest ‘climate emergency’ look like?

Andrew L. Urban It is a wonder of the modern world how climate alarmists can still conjure up a climate emergency in 2021 after 30 years of climate emergency, predicated on fossil fuels like carbon dioxide warming the planet – … Continue reading

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Climate change the facts 2020 – bad science = bad policy

Andrew L. Urban While bad science and bad public policy may be overturned in a democracy in the long run, they can inflict a great deal of harm in the short term, as authors of one of the key chapters … Continue reading

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Most climate alarms are scaremongering say geoscientists

Back in 2010, 43 Fellows of the Royal Society wrote to its then president, Paul Nurse, to complain about the unscientific tone of the society’s messages on climate change. Eight years later, a group of 33 current and former Fellows of … Continue reading

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Apocalypse tomorrow, maybe?

Andrew L. Urban. Once upon a time, many climate conferences ago (another 120 are scheduled for January 2021 alone, according to World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology), Al ‘Almost-president’ Gore warned us of an impending “tipping point” in global … Continue reading

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