4.16.2021

Climate ‘Emergency’? Not So Fast

By Richard Lindzen and William Happer By obligating the United States once more to the Paris agreement, and by signaling very clearly that “climate” will be central to its policies, the Biden administration has joined other governments in the crusade against a supposed “climate emergency.” We use the word “crusade” advisedly, since the frenzy over… Continue Reading
1.4.2021

Happer: Easy being green – A review of  False Alarm, by Bjorn Lomborg

By: Will Happer A review of  False Alarm, by Bjorn Lomborg Books in this article Bjorn Lomborg False Alarm Basic Books, 320 pages, $30.00 For many years, the Danish economist Bjorn Lomborg has bravely contested the lie that a “climate apocalypse” is the greatest threat to humanity. He correctly points out that humanity faces much more… Continue Reading
12.13.2020

Mouse Squeaks at Lion

Mouse Squeaks at Lion Kip Hansen – 10 December 2021 Some people just seem to have a distorted view of their proper place in the Universe.  In what should have been seen as a joke has been taken seriously by David Vetter a “Senior Contributor” at FORBES.  Note that the magazine gives a disclaimer that… Continue Reading
3.23.2020

Would Einstein be a global warming skeptic if alive today?

By: Will Happer Albert Einstein would almost certainly have been a global warming skeptic if he were alive today. Many distinguished, contemporary scientists are skeptics too. We are lucky that Einstein left a rich legacy of pithy quotes that reveal how he would probably relate to today’s cult of global warming alarmists. Take the oft… Continue Reading
12.8.2019

Distinguished Princeton Physicist Likens Climate Movement To “Madness”…A “Bizarre Environmental Cult”

By: P. Gosselin At COP 25 in Madrid, Princeton physicist and former President Trump advisor Prof. em. William Happer spoke on the “false pretenses of a climate emergency” and called the climate protection movement a “bizarre environmental cult”, “absurd” and “madness”. The distinguished professor said, “It’s too bad we are here on false pretenses, wasting our… Continue Reading
3.21.2018

William Happer, Steven E. Koonin and Richard S. Lindzen’s Response to Judge William H. Alsup’s Tutorial Questions

The Court has invited a tutorial on global warming and climate change, which is set to occur March 21, 2018. The Court also identified specific questions to be addressed at the tutorial.  Pursuant to Civil L.R. 7-11, Professors William Happer, Steven E. Koonin, and Richard S. Lindzen respectfully ask the Court to accept their presentation… Continue Reading
5.23.2017

The case for nixing the Paris Agreement

By William Happer ANALYSIS/OPINION: The United States should withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. For too long, well-meaning policymakers have been misled by propaganda, masquerading as science, that more atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) will harm the planet. Paris represents the culmination of this campaign. The pact extends into perpetuity, its very terms dispensing with the value of the supposedly… Continue Reading
4.30.2016

Happer’s Statement: CO2 will be a major benefit to the Earth

Dr. William Happer Some people claim that increased levels of atmospheric CO2 will cause catastrophic global warming, flooding from rising oceans, spreading tropical diseases, ocean acidification, and other horrors. But these frightening scenarios have almost no basis in genuine science. This Statement reviews facts that have persuaded me that more CO2 will be a major benefit to… Continue Reading
12.8.2015

Data or Dogma? Promoting Open Inquiry in the Debate over the Magnitude of Human Impact on Earth’s Climate

by William Happer Testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness, December 8, 2015 I would like to express my thanks to Senator Cruz, Senator Thune, Senator Nelson and other members of this committee for inviting me to express my views at this hearing on climate science. My name is William Happer. I recently… Continue Reading
9.18.2015

Fundamentals of Ocean pH

By Roger Cohen and Will Happer We are often told that CO2 released from burning fossil fuels will cause dangerous ocean acidification.  Actually the oceans will remain comfortably alkaline and hospitable to life for the foreseeable future. This brief note is a quantitative review of the physical chemistry of ocean pH.  High school chemistry and… Continue Reading

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