The two-faced UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is an ever-growing maze. Its latest and greatest growth project derives from the seeds it had planted during the Rio+20 jamboree held approximately two years ago. Needless to say, the activists were considerably less than thrilled with the outcomes; however, the UNEP’s word-salad tosser-in-chief, aka Achim Steiner, attempted to…

Old-hand Alcamo picked to rescue “tinkerbell” Figueres?

As readers of this blog are probably aware, I do not have much respect or admiration for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and its ever-growing maze of offspring – which includes the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which feeds its so-called “science” to Christiana <tinkerbell> Figueres’ current bailiwick, the “send us your billions…

Something missing in the “critiques” of Bengtsson’s choice

A few weeks ago, I (amongst others) had highlighted the words of the very respected Swedish meteorologist and climate scientist, Professor Lennart Bengtsson who had chosen to join the U.K.’s Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF): I think the climate community shall be more critical and spend more time to understand what they are doing instead…

The United Nations: “a shadow of its intended nature”

There’s a movie I’ve been meaning to watch ever since I read Jonathan Tobin’s review in Commentary. It’s called U.N. Me, directed by Ami Horowitz. In his review, Tobin had noted (inter alia): The direct failure of the U.N. to do anything to stop the genocide in Rwanda though it had the forces on the…

Black on Mann vs Steyn (et al)

UPDATE: 05/4/2014 In a Comment below, Alex Cull draws attention to a zoomerTV program which is an extended conversation between Conrad Black and Mark Steyn, which took place on April 9. Enjoy! ========= My erstwhile fellow Canadian, Conrad Black, does not hold the American justice system in particularly high esteem. Depending on one’s perspective, one…

Quote of the week: Concept behind IPCC basically wrong

The bloggie award (2014 “Best Weblog About Politics”) winning Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) recently announced that “Professor Lennart Bengtsson, one of Sweden’s leading climate scientists, has joined the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council”. Not one to let any grass grow under his feet, Holland’s Marcel Crok has conducted an interview with Bengtsson which is well…