Alexandre Aguiar

Alexandre Amaral de Aguiar


  • Meteorologist.


Alexandre Aguiar is the Meteorologist and forecaster for the MetSul Weather Center of Ulbra TV in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

He is a contributor to the International Climate and Environmental Change Assessment Project (ICECAP), a website promoting climate change skepticism.

Aguair has quoted fellow climate change skeptic Victor Manuel Velasco who believes we are facing an imminent “little ice age.”

Stance on Climate Change

Aguiar believes that severe weather events are not connected to global warming:

He also believes that the earth may be cooling.2Alexandre Aguiar. “Pardon, Monsiuer Jarraud!!!” (PDF), ICECAP, January, 2009.

Key Quotes

“During a summit in Chile King Juan Carlos of Spain told the president of Venezuela Hugo Chavez to shut up: ‘Por qué no te callas’ (Why do you not shut up?). Someone must tell Al Gore the same or invite him to visit this corner of the world. It is a never ending winter here in South America.”3Por qué no te callas Al Gore?” ICECAP, Nov 16, 2007.

Key Deeds

July 2011

Alexandre Aguiar posted an article on the Metsul blog, which was republished by Sun and Climate Change, where he criticizes Brazilian media for associating global warming with extreme weather events:4Alexandre Aguiar. “FLOODS IN BRAZIL … OR NATURAL AGW? Sun and Climate Change, July 25, 2011. Translated with Google Translate. Archived January 7, 2016. WebCite URL:

“To establish the ongoing catastrophe in Brazil as a global warming product is a false claim in the view of the MetSul Meteorology staff.”5Alexandre Aguiar. “FLOODS IN BRAZIL … OR NATURAL AGW? Sun and Climate Change, July 25, 2011. Translated with Google Translate. Archived January 7, 2016. WebCite URL:

Aguiar originally published his article on the MetSul Blog.

March 2009

Speaker at the Heartland Institute’s 2009 International Conference on Climate Change. See video below:

DeSmog researched the funding behind the conference and found that sponsor organizations had collectively received over $47 million from energy companies and right-wing foundations, with 78% of that total coming from the Scaife Family of foundations.

Aguiar’s presentation was titled “Dubious Connections between Global Warming and Extreme Weather Events.”6Proceedings,” International Conference on Climate Change ( Accessed February, 2012.

October 2007

Aguiar claims to have refuted Al Gore’s forecast of a future without (cooling) La Niña events.

“It will take some more years for ‘Mother Nature’ to dismiss some or all of Gore forecasts,” he concluded, “but earlier predictions made by him are already proving to be an inconvenient mistake.”7MetSul Special Report to ICECAP: Al Gore’s Inconvenient Mistake,” ICECAP, October 14, 2007.


Social Media


Aguiar does not appear to have published any articles in peer-reviewed journals.

A list of his skeptical publications is available at ICECAP.

Some of Aguiar’s articles articles, including his supposed refutation of Al Gore, are also posted on the Metsul website. He regularly publishes articles on the Metsul Blog.

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