Posted 25 September 2015

"Amid all the reporting of Volkswagen’s rigging of emission tests on its diesel cars, one inconvenient truth has been overlooked by the BBC and many media organisations. It is that we very largely owe the prevalence of these death-traps to the pernicious tyranny of the Gr...

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Up-dated 25 September 2015 (Originally posted 31 August 2015)

Long-time member of our Coalition, Dr Gerrit van der Lingen explains in this essay why we skeptics are the "black swans" of the climate debate.  "Looking back on my fifteen years of involvement in the climate debate, a song from the op...

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Posted 22 September 2015

"I accept that the Earth's climate changes over time. There are natural cycles of warming and cooling. The important question to ask is: Do humans have an impact on these cycles?  It is on this point that I am sceptical, in the sense: I am not convinced, based on the evid

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Posted 22 September 2015

"On September 23, 24 and 25 Pope Francis will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, speak to a joint session of Congress, and address the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York.  A major thrust of his message will be to urge action to reduce man...

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Posted 21 September 2015

"Pope Francis embodies sanctity but comes trailing clouds of sanctimony. With a convert's indiscriminate zeal, he embraces ideas impeccably fashionable, demonstrably false and deely reactionary. They would devastate the poor on whose behalf he purports to speak - if his p...

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