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A US citizen, P Gosselin received an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering at Vermont Technical College and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He now lives in Europe and helps his wife, the owner, run a small business that provides services for industry. He has always been a skeptic of the AGW hypothesis, and views himself as a mere spectator in the climate change debate and arena.

Recent Articles

No Tricks Zone: Russian Scientists Find ‘Appreciable Contribution’ From Natural Variability, Solar Forcing To Recent Warming

Most Of Warming Trend Since 1980s Is Naturally Driven, Not CO2-Driven According to a new statistical analysis of centennial-scale surface temperature changes, half (0.5 °C) of the warming trend over the last 135 years (0.95 °C) can be explained by both (a) the existence of commonly-occurring natural (non-anthropogenic) variations of temperature that can reach the

2017-08-17 11:22   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Unanticipated Stability: Latest Polar Conditions Show No Signs Of Global Warming Melting

Weather and climate analyst Schneefan here writes of “early frost” in the Arctic and how Greenland snow and ice have grown after being hit by a “snow bomb”. This contradicts the expectations of global warming alarmists. The polar summer this year appears to have ended prematurely. The mean temperature of the central Arctic above 80°N

2017-08-16 13:33   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: WUWT “One Of The Most Radical Climate-Denier Blogs” …Their Purpose: “Permanently Produce Fake News”

Here’s a good example of how climate alarmists and leftists in Germany react when confronted with different opinions and the truth. Last week on August 8 Germany’s top climate alarmism propaganda site Klimaretter (Climate Rescuers) here reported on the “explosive” US government climate report that was “leaked” to the New York Times. Supposedly the Trump Administration was…

2017-08-15 13:08   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: 35 New Papers Affirm Warmth, Elevated CO2 Are Good For The Earth And Its Inhabitants

Future Global Warming Scenarios ‘Potentially Beneficial’, Cooling May Cause Ecological ‘Declines’ Fan et al., 2017 “Our data suggest that future global warming scenarios would potentially be beneficial for the hydrological and ecological conditions of the EASM [East Asian Summer Monsoon] margin, while small decreases in the precipitation and temperature superimposed on the long-term…

2017-08-14 10:37   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: The 2017 ‘Global Warming Reality Check’: Experts Now Forecasting La Niña Conditions!

Schneefan at here does a good job summarizing weather and climate trends. His latest focuses on the ENSO, which is a powerful Pacific driver of global weather. Earlier this year a number of experts projected that another El Niño would appear later this year, and thus keep global temperatures elevated and thus end the

2017-08-13 15:31   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Near Record Cold Grips Tokyo, Far East …And Typhoons Trending Downward Since 1951!

And here I don’t mean the frosty atmosphere created by fat boy, Big Kim in NoKo. Our skeptic in Japan, Kirye, informs us at Twitter that Tokyo saw its coldest August 11 in almost 60 years. She writes: Not only Japan, Western Europe and USA are seeing cold weather, but New Zealand as well has

2017-08-12 14:14   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Expert Software Engineer Calls Level Of Fraud In Leaked US Gov Climate Report “Sickening”

Software engineering expert Tony Heller has put out a video blasting recent claims made in report by U.S. government officials. In the video below Heller, who also operates the influential Real Climate Science site here, says that there is an “extremely high probability of fraud by government climate scientists” regarding the recently leaked report by

2017-08-11 15:44   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Engineering Textbook Asserts The Impact Of CO2 Emissions On Climate Is ‘Negligible’

Textbook Details Robust Planetary Theory Explaining Climate Change Without CO2 Wiley Textbook Image Source The increasingly corroborated atmospheric mass pressure (gravity) explanation for variances in planetary temperatures – which precludes a significant role for CO2 concentration changes – has now advanced from peer-reviewed scientific journals to university-level textbooks. The “adiabatic…

2017-08-10 13:31   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Latest Storm/Damage Data: Alarmists’ Predictions Have Near-Zero Accuracy…Dead Wrong

At Twitter hurricane expert Philip Klotzbach recently tweeted a couple of charts which are certainly worthy of mentioning again. The first one helps to tell us why some people may think Atlantic hurricanes have become more frequent. Today the detection and monitoring technology allows constant, 100% coverage, and so every single storm gets picked up.

2017-08-09 16:21   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Distinguished Belgian Scientist, Leading European Critic Of Climate Alarmism, Dies Suddenly

Very sad news. One of Europe’s most vocal critics of the climate alarmism movement, lecturer and chemist Prof. Istvan Marko, recently passed away on July 31, 2017. Not only was Prof. Markó a distinguished scientist and researcher, but also a noted critic of authoritarian governments, climate alarmism and a fighter for human liberty. Born in Hungary in 1956,

2017-08-08 13:31   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Since 1993, Greenland’s Ice Sheet Melt Has Added Just 0.39 Of A Centimeter To Global Sea Levels

Exposing ‘Staggering’ Ice Sheet Melt Deceptions In recent months, two new papers published in The Cryosphere have provided a condensed summary of the ice-melt and sea-level-rise consequences of global warming for the Arctic region. 1.  Between 1900 and 2010, the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) has melted so extensively and so rapidly that the GIS ice-melt contribution

2017-08-07 11:23   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Germany’s Failure To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Set To Extend To 9 Years!

Germany’s online Der Spiegel here reports that Germany once again will fail to reduce its CO2 emissions this year, 2017. This is a profound embarrassment for Germany, a country that has been a staunch preacher of climate protection and one of the world’s most vocal critics of President Donald Trump’s decision to back out of

2017-08-06 12:23   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Germany’s DWD Gets Caught (Again) Warming Its ‘Preliminary’ Monthly Climate Reports

Here’s more from Schneefan at his climate and weather site here where he reports on mischief by Germany’s DWD national weather service. The now climate-activist DWD has developed a habit over the past years of issuing warmed up “preliminary” monthly summary reports to describe the month’s weather. Usually these reports get issued 2 or

2017-08-05 14:28   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Polar Stability: Antarctic Cold Deepens, Arctic Refuses To Melt Faster In June/July 2017

Schneefan at his excellent German climate and weather site here reports that Arctic sea ice has grown in mass recently, defying the doomsday scenarios that a re-hyperventilating Al Gore has been hawking lately. Schneefan writes that Arctic sea ice volume at the start of August at about the mean of the 2004 – 2013

2017-08-04 16:01   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Paper: Investigative Journalism Professor Slams Today’s ‘Fake News’ Climate Science Reporting

Professor: Climate Journalism Awash In ‘Emotional Propaganda’, ‘Mythological Constructs’ Too Much Reliance On Models, ‘Consensus’ Profile Source, Image Source A University of Wollongong (Australia) investigative journalism professor with a research interest in ecological science and exposing environmental fraud has just published a scathing indictment of the climate science journalism industry…

2017-08-03 11:04   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Super EU Nanny-State Now Aiming To Regulate The Color/Cooking Of French Fries!

“EU regulation madness” knows no limits What follows is a story that really reminds us why Britain opted out of the EU: British citizen (except for some Scots) don’t want every single bloody detail of their private lives regulated by a nanny super-state. They have had it! EU bureaucrats think the Europeans are first-graders, and

2017-08-02 15:25   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Study By Germany Physicists Concludes We Can Expect Climate Cooling For Next 50 Years!

German physicists: “CO2 plays only minor role for global climate” In a just published study here, German scientists Horst-Joachim Lüdecke and Carl-Otto Weiss have used a large number of temperature proxies worldwide to construct a global temperature mean, dubbed G7, over the last 2000 years in order to find out more about the sun’s role on

2017-08-01 15:22   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Paper: CO2 Has ‘Negligible’ Influence On Earth’s Temperature

Water Vapour  Climate Forcing ‘Up To 200 Times’ Greater, ‘Overrides Any Effect By CO2’ H. Douglas Lightfoot profile PDF Lightfoot and Mamer, 2017 (1) Robust scientific evidence shows the sun angle controls water vapour content of the atmosphere, the main component of back radiation, as it cycles annually. Back radiation, water vapour concentration and atmospheric temperature follow…

2017-07-31 10:15   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: “For Fame And Fund”… Japanese Scientist Accuses Four Climate Researchers, IPCC, Of “Fake Science”

AGW scandal by four scientists and the IPCC By Kyoji Kimoto,, July 30, 2017 (Background here, where Robert Cess admits error) The anthropogenic global warming (AGW) theory of the IPCC is a fake science developed by the following scientists for fame & fund, causing huge economic losses to the world. President Trump made a

2017-07-30 13:33   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: German E-Mobility Headed For Wall…”Ecological Performance Of The E-Car Is Truly Miserable!”

The online site of DW German public broadcasting has a report on electric cars, which are deemed by many as the solution to all of the climate’s and environment’s ills. Turns out this is hardly the case – at least in Germany. Over the past weeks much scorn has been aimed at Germany’s mighty automotive

2017-07-29 16:31   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Germany Experts Revise (Junk) Model Projections For Summer Precipitation After String Of Failures

Since the Met Office’s infamous prediction of “barbecue summers” and snowless winters, Germany’s “climate experts” too have made some awfully embarrassing and sorrowfully wrong model projections. For example they too predicted that Central Europe’s winters would become snowless and summers would be more like the 2003 summer: long stretches of heat and drought conditions. However,…

2017-07-28 16:36   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Study: Electric Vehicle Use Does Not Appreciably Reduce CO2 Emissions

Negligible 4.9% Emissions Difference Between EVs And Petroleum Vehicles   According to a new paper published in the journal Issues in Science and Technology entitled “Electric Vehicles: Climate Saviors, Or Not?”, driving an electric vehicle (EV) rather than a conventional petroleum-powered vehicle effectively does nothing to reduce global-scale CO2 emissions. This is because charging EVs on…

2017-07-27 11:09   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Studies Show Oceans Absorbing Atmospheric CO2 …”Putting Brakes On Climate Change”

South Polar Sea removing large quantities of CO2 from the atmosphere By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) About half of the CO2 emitted by man gets absorbed by the oceans and so does not stay in the atmosphere. Here there are certain areas of the ocean that are

2017-07-26 14:18   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Climate Models Out Of Whack …Also Warming From Arctic Soot Underestimated

What follows is another report on how it’s “back-to-the drawing-board” for climate models. ============================================== Climate models underestimate soot amounts and their warming effect in the Arctic By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translation/editing of German text by P Gosselin) Soot (black carbon aerosol) is a climate warming aerosol. Some years ago…

2017-07-25 16:37   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Modern Warming Is Substantially Artificial, Traced To Urbanization, Bias

Scientists: Temperature Data Contamination Accounts For 33% – 75% Of Modern Warming Urban heat from paved roads, buildings, and machinery can artificially inflate temperatures substantially above measured temperatures from non-urban areas.  This introduces a significant non-climatic warming bias into long-term records. Heat from an urban (or highly populated) environment can artificially…

2017-07-24 10:16   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Sea Level Rise At German Coast Slowing, Contradicting German DWD Weather Service Hysteria

Manfred Knake here at the European Institute For Climate And Energy (EIKE) writes that the sea level at the German coasts is not rising as fast as Germany’s DWD national weather service would like the public to believe it is. lately press releases related to climate by the DWD have been bordering on hysteria. For

2017-07-23 17:22   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Spate Of Recent Papers: Climate Models Still Unable To Reproduce Even Most Fundamental Cycles!

Can we really afford this? Model failures with ocean cycles By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translation/editing of German text by P Gosselin) The 60-year ocean cycles govern global temperature development. Yet climate models are still unable to reproduce the empirically well established relationship. Naturally this is all very embarrassing and has since

2017-07-22 15:50   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Swiss Daily, German Scientist Slam Reporting U of Exeter Antarctic Findings… “An Abuse Of Science”!

A commentary appearing here at the Swiss Baseler Zeitung (BAZ) slams a recently published British paper on moss growth in Antarctica that gave the impression the south polar continent was greening up due to climate change. The BAZ writes that the paper is an example of “how today science is manipulated and used for political purposes“.

2017-07-21 16:02   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Scientists Find At Least 75% Of The Earth Has Not Warmed In Recent Decades

 The ‘Real Proxy’ Temperature Record  Hints Near-Global Cooling Has Begun As a new scientific paper (Turney et al., 2017) indicates, the Southern Ocean encompasses 14% of the Earth’s surface.  And according to regional temperature measurements that have apparently not been subjected to warming “corrections” by data adjusters, the Southern Ocean has been cooling in recent…

2017-07-20 11:16   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Blaming 0.01% Of Atmosphere As Insane As Blaming 0.6% Of Human Race For World’s Ills

What follows later, below, is a short commentary by Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt and Dr. Sebastian Lüning recently appearing at Die kalte Sonne site here. Indeed, it’s truly mind-boggling how a single person or a trace gas now gets all the blame for every weather problem. The hysteria-filled Dark Ages of the Inquisition are back. Torches

2017-07-19 13:23   Click to comment

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