Tagged: climate change denial

Why some people still think climate change isn’t real - Climate: Explained

Guest Author Oct 10, 2019

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions about climate change. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, please send it to climate.change@stuff.co.nz Why do people still think climate change isn’t real? David Hall, Auckland University of Technology At its heart, … Read More

Five things climate scientists actually disagree about - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 10, 2015

John Shepherd, University of Southampton With the Paris climate conference taking place, we should be prepared for dissenters to pull out a few hoary old chestnuts to try to undermine the process. “Climate science isn’t settled” is a particular favourite, still repeated by various Republican presidential candidates as an excuse for inaction on global warming. Read More

“Real” experts’ on climate change? Really? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 26, 2014

The Heartland Institute has produced a new propaganda poster on climate change. Here it is: And this is what they say about it: This poster presents clear and undeniable evidence that the debate is not over. Looking out from this poster are 58 real experts on the causes and consequences of climate change. Each of them … … Continue reading … Read More

The political alarmism behind climate change denial - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 27, 2013

They are quick to accuse scientists of alarmism but I have always maintained that those who are most actively denying climate change are the real alarmists. It’s just that their motivations are political -  and their political beliefs alarmist (see … Continue reading → … Read More

Who are these “credible experts”? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 29, 2012

There is a nice article over at A Few Things Ill Considered about climate change denial. And I thank Grant, from the Code for Life blog, for bringing it to my attention. Climate Trolls – An Illustrated Bestiary produces an illustrated … Continue reading → … Read More

Climate change denier’s false “deep distress” fools no-one - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 12, 2012

Recently I commented on the High Court rejection of the climate change deniers/contrarians/sceptics arguments against NIWA’s New Zealand temperature record. I said that those attacking NIWA were “getting all falsely indignant because others have pointed out that in effect they … Continue reading → … Read More

The story behind the High Court action - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 22, 2012

Some readers may be unaware that New Zealand SciBlogs produces a weekly podcast (usually available Friday afternoon). It’s worth listening to as it provides a Kiwi angle on current science news. The latest podcast (Episode 37 – Science on trial) … Continue reading → … Read More

Give them enough rope . . . - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 22, 2012

The last few years the climate change denier organisations have fooled themselves into thinking they are on a roll. (I am talking about deniers – not contrarians or sceptics). What with the “climategate affair,” the resulting investigations (which didn’t go … Continue reading → … Read More

Who is committing fraud here? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 16, 2012

Richard Treadgold, whose blog Climate Conversations appears to be the sole active NZ blog devoted entirely to climate change denial, is rehashing an old argument (See Well, where’s your evidence, Renowden?). He claims: “Global warming has not happened for about … Continue reading → … Read More

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