Cancun, etc.

HANS LABOHM (Amsterdam)

The Cancun climate conference was much like Copenhagen.  The Cancun mountain gave birth to less than a mouse. But global warmers will persevere. They will continue their quest for the Holy Grail of legally binding CO2 reductions … ad infinitum. It is like the proverbial irresistible force colliding with an immovable object. Next stop will be South Africa.

Links after the jump.  (More on Cancun at

Richard Black: UN climate change talks in Cancun close in on deal

The State of the Climate. A cool view of a hot debate (De staat van het klimaat. Een koele blik op een verhit debat)

This is the title of a new book of de Dutch science journalist Marcel Crok. It is generally hailed as the best and most comprehensive treatment of the issue in Dutch.

How the Dutch minister of finance might save many billions

Gerrit van der Lingen explains (in English):

Climate realism in Berlin (EIKE)

Concise reports from the latest international EIKE conference on climate and energy in Berlin

(Unfortunately only in German)

Marc Morano’s updated list of climate sceptics – over 1000!–Challenge-UN-IPCC–Gore

Kees de Jager and Silvia Duhau: updated projections of future solar activity, heralding a new Grand Minimum

Washington Times: Climate change no longer scares Europe

German Section

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Swedish section

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Dutch section

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Klimaatveranderingen: fabels en feiten

De dagelijkse standaard (‘The Daily Standard’, DDS – postings are in Dutch, but they often amply refer to foreign sources).


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