Category Archives: Democracy and global warming policies

Clinging to the science that isn’t there

Andrew L. Urban. So many alarmists, so few truths. They cling to the man-made climate warming mantra that ‘The Science” is unequivocal and settled, with some commentators and activists trying to contrast the global response to the coronavirus with the … Continue reading

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Left-leaning leaders doom their parties

Andrew L. Urban. The evidence is in. Jeremy Corbyn has done as Malcolm Turnbull almost did and Bill Shorten definitely did and Anthony Albanese is now doing: destroy the governing prospects of their parties – by leaning too far left. … Continue reading

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Climate change – as it really is

Andrew L. Urban. The most important and useful essay this year on climate change is an op-ed by Dr Judith Curry writing for a Madrid paper coinciding with COP25, the UN Climate Change Conference this week in Madrid. Not only … Continue reading

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Book review: The Delinquent Teenager

Andrew L. Urban. A bravado metaphor captures the reader’s imagination from the opening sentence: “This book is about a spoilt child.” We know from the cover that the book is an ‘IPCC expose’, so we know that spoilt child … … Continue reading

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Media failure drives climate change

Andrew L. Urban. Here in a nutshell, is the problem with the media’s coverage of climate change: on June 14, The New York Times‘ high profile David Leonhardt leads the online edition with an op-ed about heavy flooding in some … Continue reading

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Free list: climate questions for forgetful media

Andrew L. Urban Most members of the mainstream media seem to have left their list of questions on climate change policies on the bus. Ever helpful, and considering the relevance of the topic in this election, we have come to … Continue reading

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Unchallenged by media, warming lies burn democracy

Andrew L. Urban Mainstream media has thrown democracy under the bus. How well has the media done its job of holding power to account if after three decades of global warming hysteria, the deputy leader of the opposition – astride … Continue reading

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Empower the children

Andrew L. Urban. There is now a new and genuine, deeply troubling ‘climate emergency’; our children feel at risk of death by global warming. Bushfires, drought, hurricanes, storms and a world-ending catastrophe are rushing towards us. Their ‘home made’ street … Continue reading

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How many scientists do you need …. ?

Andrew L. Urban. …. to demonstrate to policy makers in words they can understand that CO2 is not a pollutant, nor a driver of global warming – with empirical evidence? Here is one more being exceptionally clear – not that … Continue reading

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‘Believing in science’ is to not understand it

‘I believe in science’ is an homage given to science by people who generally don’t understand much about it. Science is used here not to describe specific methods or theories, but to provide a badge of tribal identity.  Which serves, … Continue reading

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