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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: The Widespread Social And Environmental Destruction Behind Electric Car Batteries And E-Mobility

German ZDF public television recently broadcast a report showing how electric cars are a far cry from being what they are all cracked up to be by green activists. Northern Chilean desert being ruined by widespread lithium mining. Image cropped from ZDF documentary: Die Schattenseiten der E-Mobilität The report titled: “Batteries in twilight – The dark side of […]

2018-10-19 15:44   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Science: Arctic AND Antarctic Sea Ice More Extensive Today Than Nearly All Of The Last 10,000 Years

It is often claimed that modern day sea ice changes are “unprecedented”, alarming, and well outside the range of natural variability. Yet scientists are increasingly finding that biomarker proxies used to reconstruct both Arctic and Antarctic sea ice conditions since the Early Holocene reveal that today’s sea ice changes are not only not unusual, there […]

2018-10-18 12:44   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Global Warming Pause Extends…Becoming Clear IPCC Grossly Overstated Projected Warming

Impressive Cold Grips As Planet Continues Its Warming Pause By SnowFan (Translated/summarized by P Gosselin) The continuing global cooling and the start of the grand minimum require new targets in climate policy and a complete withdrawal from the previous warming madness. After a complete failure by the IPCC climate models and the crazy assignment of CO2 as […]

2018-10-17 12:28   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Nature-Wrecking Machines…Experts Warn Wind Turbines Slowing Wind Speeds, Causing More Warming!

Experts are finding out wind turbines are not only an inefficient way to produce electricity, but that they are also wrecking the environment, natural habitats and even the climate. German meteorologist Dr. Karsten Brandt warns wind turbines are altering local climates. Image: Donnerwetter.de. So far we know wind parks: Are an erratic source of power […]

2018-10-16 12:08   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Missed A Few, IPCC? 368 New 2018 Papers Support A Skeptical Position On Climate Alarmism

In the first 9½ months of 2018, 368 scientific papers have been published that cast doubt on the position that anthropogenic CO2 emissions function as the climate’s fundamental control knob…or that otherwise serve to question the efficacy of climate models or the related “consensus” positions commonly endorsed by policymakers and mainstream media sources. These 368 […]

2018-10-15 12:39   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: The Green Mob: Dutch Filmmaker Attacked For Climate/Energy Critical Movie …Received “Anonymous Threats”!

Left-leaning filmmaker German-Dutch filmmaker Martin Poels has produced some 50 films over the past 15 years. German-Dutch film maker Martin Poels has come under attack for questioning climate dogma. Image cropped here. His most recent film is titled Paradogma – a personal journey why true liberty needs heretics, It focusses on current controversial debates such as climate change, and how…

2018-10-14 15:15   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: German ‘Die Welt’: “1.5°C Target Appears Utopian”, No Longer Attainable…”Clock Ran Out Already Weeks Ago”

Daniel Wetzel at German national daily Die Welt here recently commented that limiting the warming to 1.5°C warming is utopian. That’s of course, assuming the man-made global warming theory is correct to begin with. According Wetzel, time theoretically ran out long ago. Wetzel wrote that despite all the controversy surrounding the IPCC report, one thing is […]

2018-10-13 12:30   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Sea Level Shock…Satellite Imagery Shows Coral Islands Expanding! …”Results Challenge Existing Narratives Of Island Loss”

Despite sea level rise, Tuvalu Islands surface area have grown 3% over the past decades By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) The South Sea islands are sinking. Send us money and visas for Australia and USA fast! That’s the underlying message of many media reports on the problem […]

2018-10-12 16:23   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Paper: Extreme Sea Level Rise Is A ‘Non-Existent Threat’ Based On ‘Never Validated’ Models

“Extreme sea level rise warnings based on predictions by never validated models, or speculations, that are defocusing coastal management from every other relevant situation, should be discharged.” — Parker, 2018 Parker, 2018 Sea level oscillations in Japan and China since the start of the 20th century and consequences for coastal management “Regionally, the sea levels […]

2018-10-11 12:44   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: German Climate Scientist Accuses IPCC Of Alarmism: “In The Red Rev Range Of Ideology And Reality Loss”

A retired German climate scientist says the IPCC has ventured into “the red rev range of ideology and reality loss”, and adds there is no stringent scientific proof of CO2’s influence on climate At the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE), a German climate scientist, wonders if the IPCC and German media have lost their […]

2018-10-10 12:42   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Wind Energy Won’t Function For Supplying Germany With Power, Experts Say

As Germany moves to phase out coal power, more focus is being placed on relying on wind energy to fill in the gap. Recently German business daily Handelsblatt here reported that despite the country adding more wind energy capacity, “the latest figures show that only a little wind power is available at any time.” According […]

2018-10-09 17:30   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Reliable? CRU, NASA, BEST, NOAA Land Temp Data Conflict By Up To 90% (0.8°C), Spawning ‘Large Uncertainty’

A new paper documents “remarkably different” land temperatures from one instrumental data set to another. In some regions there is as much as an 0.8°C conflict in recorded temperature anomalies for CRU, NASA, BEST, and NOAA. The relative temperature trend differences can reach 90% when comparing instrumental records. Consequently, the uncertainty in instrumental temperature trends […]

2018-10-08 10:35   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Scotland 800-Year Reconstruction Shows Temperatures Were As Warm Or Warmer In The Past!

Scotland climate over past 800 years: Pre-industrial warm phases provide answers By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) How do today’s temperatures fit into the climate-historical context? This is one of the main tasks of today’s climate research. A group of researchers led by Milos Rydval have presented […]

2018-10-07 13:53   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: German Handelsblatt: Coal Energy Worldwide Is Booming… “Phaseout Nowhere Near In Sight”

The online German business daily Handelsblatt here writes that although Germany is pressing ahead to eliminate coal as a primary source of energy, the country ignores the fact that world is still very much in love with the plentiful and reliable fossil fuel source of energy. Coal phaseout nowhere near in sight And since Germany […]

2018-10-06 12:50   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: “How Trolls Troll” …Nutrition Expert Posts Video On “Trolling” And How To Deal With Them

Many of you are aware that I’m also a big skeptic of the western dietary guidelines we’ve been handed down by the government over the past decades. Claiming a vast consensus among nutritionists and physicians, government insisted the high carb, low fat diet was the healthiest. Well we all know how that all turned out. […]

2018-10-05 13:34   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Tokyo Surface Temperature Shows No Trend Over Past Quarter Century…Cooling Now Accelerating

Co-written by Kirye Tokyo is a huge, sprawling megapolis on the island nation of Japan. With its great urbanization over the past decades, observers could expect to see some warming at least from the urban heat island effect as well as from the “huge” warming the planet has allegedly seen globally over the past 30 […]

2018-10-04 13:49   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: CO2 Connection Demolished… New Findings: “No Statistically Significant Trends In US Flooding And Rainfall From Tropical Storms!

With the blaring headlines we saw in the wake of tropical storm Harvey over Houston last year and Florence over the Carolinas last month, the CO2 hysteria saw another severe flare up. However, a scientific study recently published in the Journal of Hydrology analyzed North Atlantic tropical cyclones (TCs) and their contribution to flooding and […]

2018-10-03 13:22   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: China Pearl River Delta Sea Level Rise Earlier In The Holocene Was Far More Extreme Than Today

A recent study by Xiong et al titled Holocene sea-level history of the northern coast of South China Sea tells us that sea level rise today is total within the range of natural variability. The scientists collected and analyzed seven sediment cores from the Pearl River delta, from which they generated 16 new and high-quality sea-level index points. The […]

2018-10-02 13:27   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: In The Arctic, AMO/NAO ‘Predominantly Force Ocean Temperatures’ And ‘Cause Major Melting Events’

6 New Papers Link Arctic/North Atlantic Climate Changes To Natural Factors 1. Natural variability/NAO/AMO “predominantly force ocean temperatures” and Greenland ice sheet melt Hahn et al., 2018 “North Atlantic Natural Variability Modulates Emergence of Widespread Greenland Melt in a Warming Climate … Using reanalysis data and a large ensemble of climate model simulations, we find that a […]

2018-10-01 12:37   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Environmental “Time Bomb”…China To Dump 20 Million Tonnes Of Solar Panel Waste Into Environment

We have to face it: The West has done our planet no favor by moving industrial production and manufacturing to China. Trump is right, many of factories and industries are better back home, even if it means paying a bit more for products. Not only does the China use the oceans as a landfill for […]

2018-09-30 14:48   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Some Scientists Call Prof. Schellnhuber’s Claim Man Is Preventing Next Ice Age “Huge Nonsense”

In an interview with the online German Augsburger Allgemeine (AA), former director of the the alarmist Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Prof. Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, made some claims that have raised some eyebrows. Image right: Prof Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, Source: PIK What follows is a commentary from two German scientists: ======================================= By…

2018-09-29 13:20   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Norwegian Risk Management Company Says Globe Will Fall Way Short Of 2050 Green Energy Targets by 2050

Renewable energy proponents claim that the planet must reduce its carbon emissions by 80% by 2050 in order to avert excessive global warming. However, global quality assurance and risk management company Norwegian DNV GL writes in a recent report that although the money spent on renewables is set to triple by 2050 and fossil fuel […]

2018-09-28 16:54   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: New Paper: The GCR-Cloud Link To Solar-Driven Climate Change Persists Despite The Post-2000 ‘Violation’

The strong correlation between Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCRs) and cloud formation has for decades been postulated as a primary mechanism for solar-driven natural climate change. Concisely, “When the Sun is active fewer cosmic rays reach the Earth and, with fewer low clouds, the world warms up” (Svensmark et al., 2017). Since about 2000, however, this […]

2018-09-27 13:34   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: PhD Physicist Says Evidence Of Major Human Role In Climate “Is Lacking” …Sees “Abuses Of Science”

PhD physicist Ralph B. Alexander has authored a new book: Science Under Attack: The Age of Unreason. What follows is a taste of what readers can expect from the book. Ideal present for the upcoming Christmas season. =========================================== Evidence Lacking for Major Human Role in Climate Change By Ralph B. Alexander Conventional scientific wisdom holds […]

2018-09-26 12:20   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Western Europe 2018/19 Winter Projected To Be Cooler Than Normal, Some Early Forecasts Suggest

As the end of September closes in and the first signs of winter begin to appear, some people are wondering what to expect for the coming winter. Cold and snowy or mild and rainy? Meteorologists are busy looking for signs of the coming winter using different methods. This season a variety of results have been […]

2018-09-25 12:56   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Climate Scientist Karl Zeller Sums Up The ‘Discovery’ That Pressure, Not CO2, Determines Planets’ Temps

In an interview at the Porto Climate Conference earlier this month, Dr. Karl Zeller provided a brief overview of the theory he and Dr. Ned Nikolov have developed. The theoretical model uses NASA data to quantify the surface temperature of “all the planets across our solar system” precisely and accurately by using two values only: (1) distance […]

2018-09-24 14:11   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Geologists: No Link Between Climate Warming And Rock Slides in European Alps!

Climate alarmists rush to blame every natural disaster on global warming. Recently they blamed a massive rock slide in Switzerland on a warming planet. Yet, geologists say there’s no link. Hat-tip: Die kalte Sonne. Last year, August, 2017, a massive rockslide occurred on the north flank of the Piz Cengalo (3369 m) in the Swiss Alps, […]

2018-09-23 12:17   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: Recent Findings: Austrian Glacier Extent Over Most Of The Past 10,000 Years Less Than Today!

Climate change in Austria: Alpine glaciers thousands of years ago smaller than today By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German text translated/edited by P Gosselin) In 1998 there were 925 glaciers and large ice masses in Austria with an area of 1 hectare or more, in total 453 square kilometers. Fifty percent of the Austrian […]

2018-09-22 13:26   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: NOAA: “No Compelling Evidence” Behind Claims Of More Hurricane Landfalls!

Despite all the signals being sent from every direction suggesting global warming is leading to more frequent and intense hurricanes, even the warmist NOAA is forced to confess that this has not been the long-term case. About the claims of more hurricanes? Well, the NOAA says: wait another 30 to 50 years! Sorry alarmists, but […]

2018-09-21 10:12   Click to comment

No Tricks Zone: A Dismaying New Study Finds Bat Habitat Loss Extends ‘At Least 1000 Meters From A Wind Turbine’

Contending that “the current situation is particularly worrying”, authors of a troubling new paper assert that the bat habitat loss fomented by the presence of wind turbines is so pervasive that bat activity continues to decline precipitously from a range of “at least 1000 meters from a wind turbine”. Image Source: Millon et al., 2018 Wind […]

2018-09-20 12:38   Click to comment


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