Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

What’s up with RGGI? Moving the cap down.

Guest post by Ric Werme Things have been pretty quiet in the northeast’s the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). New Jersey has gotten out and remains out, New Hampshire didn’t get out, but most of the money collected will be … Continue reading

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Posted in Cap-and-trade, Carbon credits, Carbon dioxide, carbon tax | Tagged , | 24 Comments

IPCC AR5 draft leaked, contains game-changing admission of enhanced solar forcing – as well as a lack of warming to match model projections, and reversal on ‘extreme weather’

This post will remain at the top for a few days, new stories will appear below this one UPDATE1: Andrew Revkin at the NYT weighs in, and semi endorses the leak, see update below – Anthony UPDATE2: Alternate links have … Continue reading

Posted in FOI, IPCC | Tagged , | 503 Comments

NYT, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and David Crane have no clue about how grid tied solar power actually works with the grid

Hurricane Sandy seems to have brought out the latent stupidity in just about everyone in their zeal to get in on the climate alarm resurgence. I laughed out loud when I read this op-ed in the NYT by DAVID CRANE … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Ridiculae, solar power | Tagged , , , , , , | 140 Comments

Circular Logic not worth a Millikelvin

Guest post by Mike Jonas A few days ago, on Judith Curry’s excellent ClimateEtc blog, Vaughan Pratt wrote a post “Multidecadal climate to within a millikelvin” which provided the content and underlying spreadsheet calculations for a poster presentation at the … Continue reading

Posted in measurement, Temperature | Tagged , | 118 Comments

Misguided PBS Spreads Acid Ocean Alarm

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times On December 5, the PBS News Hour showed a segment titled “Endangered Coral Reefs Die as Ocean Temperatures Rise and Water Turns Acidic,” with Hari Sreenivasan reporting. The story … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Oceans | 68 Comments

More on Mark Hertsgaard’s ridiculous claims – The Goldilocks Crop and the Impending Extinction of Pasta

Guest Post by David Middleton Yesterday, WUWT covered the issue from one angle, and blew Hertsgaard’s riduculous claims out of the water. Today, here’s another independently arrived at conclusion that suggests Hertsgaard’s claims are pure fantasy. It is apparently becoming … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Alarmism | Tagged , , , , , , | 78 Comments