Sunday, May 24, 2015

The science and geopolitics of climate change -- A talk with Denis Rancourt -- Video

Here is the public presentation I gave as part of Cinema Academica, on March 27, 2015, at the University of Ottawa. The videos were produced by flimmaker Peter Biesterfeld, and his team Ken Billings et al.

Note: An accompanying article (with references) is HERE. The physics article referred to for the radiation balance calculations of global mean temperature is THIS ONE.

Part-1:


Part-2:



Dr. Denis G. Rancourt is a former tenured and Full Professor of physics at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is known for his applications of physics education research (TVO Interview). He has published over 100 articles in leading scientific journals, including in the area of environmental science, and has written several social commentary essays. He is the author of the book Hierarchy and Free Expression in the Fight Against Racism

Links to his articles and interviews on climate are HERE.


Climate stupidity and human survival


By Denis G. Rancourt [a]

The human animal has an instinct to identify potential dangers and to warn others. It is a built-in survival mechanism of any animal that lives in a group. And it is a strong and constant activity, re-enforced by environmental stressors.

This plays out on several time scales, from the immediate in the case of a potential physical assault, to the weekly in checking the weather forecast, to seasonal in preparing for winter, to life-long in planning for inevitable aging, to leaving good things for our grandchildren...

It is in our fiber to look ahead and to plan ahead, especially in the face of foreseeable or detected dangers.

The whole process can spin out of control when the danger is difficult to perceive yet could be lethal. Think of baboons who are on the lookout for a stalking lion. The slightest shadow movement can make them scream and run for the trees. It's a tense and highly volatile situation.

At this stage in our evolution we are faced with a pathological extension of our collective survival reflex, which is entirely fabricated by our high priests (government funded scientists and talking heads).

If these high priests were not here to tell us that the atmospheric concentration of the minor constituent CO2 is increasing, and that "global mean surface temperature" has increased by some 0.5 C in the last 100 years, then we would never know about these imperceptible causes of our certain eventual collective death as a species.

The priests explain that our certain extinction will occur from a rising sea level and changing regional climates. That these changes will cause mass migrations, ecosystem collapses, agricultural failures, famines, and disease. They also inform us that those who will suffer most are the most vulnerable inhabitants of the planet, as though this were a new feature of the effects of natural disasters.

Therefore, they urge, we must tax carbon emissions, apply cap and trade, and create a global carbon economy to limit CO2 in the atmosphere. And who better to coordinate it all than the World Bank, IMF, and such, given their stellar records in managing equitable development on this little rock. (Or is that economic enforcement of US regime supremacy?)

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

[a] This article accompanies a 2-hour public lecture I gave at the University of Ottawa on March 27, 2015, entitled "The science and geopolitics of climate change": VIDEO-LINK-Part-1, VIDEO-LINK-Part-2. The physics calculations of radiation balance on Earth described in Part-1 of the talk are from this paper: Rancourt, D.G., "Radiation physics constraints on global warming: CO2 increase has little effect", archive.org (3 December 2011) - https://archive.org/details/RadiationPhysicsConstraintsOnGlobalWarmingCo2IncreaseHasLittleEffect

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Finally! -- The needed politically-driven science will be funded

http://www.tempdatareview.org/

Science needs competition from opposing views. However, politics drives funded establishment science. That is trivially obvious. Government funding predominantly determines the public research of "independant" university researchers.

In "climate science" there is an overwhelming global alignment towards carbon alarmism, driven by the US desire to deepen its control and exploitation of the economies of India and China and other nations via carbon extortion mechanisms.

As a result, dissenting scientific perspectives are atrophied and the needed competition of ideas and interpretations is crippled.

One of the major scams that has been allowed to propagate via a self-serving scientific establishment is the scam related to "extracting" a mean global surface temperature.

The present warming "pause" may well be an artifact of a continuous-warming data-manipulation scam that no longer is able to survive compatibility with the raw data. I propose that the "pause" is due to a partial rollback of enthusiastic fixing of the data. Maybe time will tell.

Anyway, thanks to a relatively small but now organized political opposition to carbon alarmism, apparently mostly based on US and US-aligned unglobalized domestic interests (domestic oil and shale not yet controlled by the energy giants that must follow US geopolitical machinations), there is now sufficient political opposition that some dissenting science can be encouraged.

Such a project worthy of note was recently announced:


This is a needed and brilliantly strategic approach. The coalition of scientists aims to directly examine how their colleagues have been extracting the mean global surface temperature.

As background, the biggest problem is that prestige journals such as Science and Nature and others never require authors to publicly file all their raw data and all their analysis methods. As such, the fundamental premise of scientific verifiability is allowed to be trashed.

The new coalition will attack this fatal flaw in the scientific debate. Let it be transparent!


Links to the climate science essays and articles of the author of this note are HERE.

Dr. Denis G. Rancourt is a former tenured and Full Professor of physics at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is known for his applications of physics education research (TVO Interview). He has published over 100 articles in leading scientific journals, in the areas of spectroscopy, condensed matter physics, and environmental science.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Ottawa event March 27 — The science and geopolitics of climate change - A presentation by Dr. Denis Rancourt



The science and geopolitics of climate change
A presentation by Dr. Denis Rancourt

Friday, March 27, 2015
7 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM)

University of Ottawa
Montpetit building, Room 203 (MNT 203)
 

Denis Rancourt will present a critical analysis about the science and geopolitics of climate change.

This will include descriptive overviews of:
  • the physics of planetary warming
  • planetary processes of carbon fluxes
  • the politics of science funding
  • social and systemic mechanisms of opinion
  • national and UN drivers towards carbon management
  • global and local consequences of carbon management
  • planetary forces of destruction
  • the nature of effective resistance

Dr. Denis G. Rancourt is a former tenured and Full Professor of physics at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is known for his applications of physics education research (TVO Interview). He has published over 100 articles in leading scientific journals, in the areas of spectroscopy, condensed matter physics, and environmental science. He has written several social commentary essays. He is the author of the book Hierarchy and Free Expression in the Fight Against Racism.

Friday, March 13, 2015

It's about the geopolitics stupid!


By Denis Rancourt

CO2-alarmism is fabricated by the Empire for domestic consumption. Service intellectuals dutifully gobble it up and adopt and project it.

The global legislative instruments of carbon control that are being implemented at breakneck speed in Empire-controlled jurisdictions have nothing to do with "saving the planet" and everything to do with global dominance and predation, in the same way that the World Bank has nothing to do with altruist "development".

"Peak oil" theorists and CO2-alarmists tend to disregard that the Earth is a "planet", not a fragile organism in a precarious micro-habitat, but a "planet".

As a recent example, which allows a view of the underlying geopolitical driving forces, THIS ARTICLE (reading between the lines) explains part of the mechanism whereby oil/gas are a viable USA geopolitical weapon against Russia, and China by extension. Briefly, new-era US production capacity allows the Empire to crash oil prices, using subservient Saudi Arabia, in order to bring Russia down, without itself suffering anything much.

Another consequence is that the Empire's ongoing implementation of "carbon economy" global instruments of coercion and control must deal with resistance from a new array of "small" domestic shale-oil producers, until these are monopolized and fully integrated.


Dr. Denis G. Rancourt is a former tenured and Full Professor of physics at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is known for his applications of physics education research (TVO Interview). He has published over 100 articles in leading scientific journals, in the areas of spectroscopy, condensed matter physics, and environmental science. He has written several social commentary essays. He is the author of the book Hierarchy and Free Expression in the Fight Against Racism.

Monday, December 15, 2014

CO2 will never determine geopolitics -- It's the other way around!

http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2014/12/05/oil-prices-and-energy-wars-empire-frack-versus-russia.html

It's not complicated: CO2 has no effect, does not matter, and is irrelevant. [1]

It is a diversion meant to facilitate implementation of carbon-economy instruments of exploitation and control. [2] [3] [4]

The fight for environmental and resource-theft justice should not use a false argument, but instead should attack the actual problems: zero-democracy regarding resource theft, habitat destruction, pillaging by government-aided financiers and a certain global military empire, etc. [3] [4]

That the increase in atmospheric CO2 causally threatens habitats, bio-diversity, and life on earth is a baseless and impossible geo-physical conspiracy theory that serves true geo-political conspiracies. Scientists (except some) are led by their peer-reviewed noses to wherever the the ruling class wants [5]. (What? There's a "ruling class"?) (See Noble on "peer review". [6])

Furthermore, to think that geo-environmental CO2-emissions politics could ever somehow curtail exploitation and environmental harm is a paid-for fantasy as unreal as anything Disney could produce.

The actual purpose of geo-environmental CO2-emissions politics, as manipulated by the dominant global empire, can only be to serve that empire and its ruling class, irrespective of environmental and human consequences, and irrespective of negative impacts on the US domestic economy and the domestic economies of US allies.

For a current keyhole-look at what is really going on consider this article by war-correspondent and sociologist Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya:

Oil Prices and Energy Wars: The US Empire of “Frack” versus Russia [fast-link] [source-link]

Dream-on folks.