IPCC declares itself exempt from FOIA laws

From Bishop Hill, such a short story that it is difficult to excerpt, and given the importance, and the continuation reference to the story I broke on WUWT, I don’t think he’ll mind if I repost in entirety. He writes: Richard Tol reports from the IPCC WGII lead author meeting in San Francisco: …the IPCC…

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Wind energy subsidies to be discussed in Senate today–opportunity for input

Guest post By John Droz The matter of how much, if any, federal subsidies that wind energy will get is being discussed (and maybe resolved) today. Here is a video of the Senate Finance Committee hearing this morning on this (starts at minute 14):     http://finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=0a55f72d-5056-a032-52a2-b1e30188a9c9 This is a sample recent article discussing these subsidies…

Study: Getting the S out of jet fuel may cool the climate

This study from Yale University  seems contradictory to what we know about aerosols. Generally more aerosols like SO2 cool the climate, but in this case they are saying “it’s offset by the cooling effect of nitrate that forms from nitrogen oxides in jet exhaust.” Interesting. Removing sulfur from jet fuel cools climate A Yale study…