We Spent Billions on Wind Power… and All I Got Was a Rolling Blackout

By Mike Smith, Meteorological Musings The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said 7,000 megawatts of generating capacity tripped [“tripped” means failed]Tuesday night, leaving the state without enough juice. That’s enough capacity to power about 1.4 million homes. By rotating outages, ERCOT said it prevented total blackouts. “We have the double whammy of extremely high demand,…

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UAH global temperature anomaly goes negative

From Dr. Roy Spencer: UAH Update for January 2011: Global Temperatures in Freefall …although this, too, shall pass, when La Nina goes away. LA NINA FINALLY BEING FELT IN TROPOSPHERIC TEMPERATURES January 2011 experienced a precipitous drop in lower tropospheric temperatures over the tropics, Northern Hemisphere, and Southern Hemisphere. This was not unexpected, since global…

“…ocean fertilization to affect climate have a low chance of success”

Remember this story? Ocean iron fertilization CO2 sequestration experiment a blooming failure. Well it seems there is more bad news. A new summary for policymakers suggests the whole idea of ocean fertilization has a “low chance of success”. From the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme via Eurekalert, another far fetched climate related scheme shot to hell. Ocean Fertilization:…