Climate Activists Discover French Police Don’t Use Glue Solvent

WARNING, includes graphic video: After this, it might be a while until climate activists try glueing themselves to anything in France.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #509

“Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.”― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays

Sydney Motorist Drives Through Blockade Australia Climate Protestors

Thankfully no serious injuries – but its a measure of rising frustration with green protestors that someone would do something so reckless.

British Empire Expanding its Influence in Africa, Spreading Climate Evangelism

Did I say “Empire”? Sorry I meant to say British “Commonwealth”…

Germany Green Energy Crisis: Warning of “Lehman Like” Contagion

Germany’s renewable policy inspired energy insecurity has reached crisis levels, with Germany’s Vice Chancellor warning of “Lehman like” economic contagion if energy prices rise any further.

Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bear Habitat at the Summer Solstice is Above Average

Sea ice is well above recent levels for this time of year in the Southern Beaufort and only time will tell if that’s bad news for polar bears.

Relax, KOMO News, Tomatoes and Ketchup Supplies Are Secure Amid Climate Change

The evidence is clear; tomato production is doing well and agronomy and botany explain that part of the reason for this is the very increase in carbon dioxide levels that…

NASA Launch: Australia Joins the Commercial Space Race

Australia’s first ever commercial space launch, from our near Equatorial Arnhem Space Centre, will occur 10.44pm ACST (06:14am Sunday California Time).

Claim: Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

The team found that black carbon (soot) particles emitted by rockets are almost 500 times more efficient at holding heat in the atmosphere than all other sources of soot combined…

Coal Burning Germany: Pay Poor Countries to Switch to Renewables

“It’s difficult to cajole developing countries to abandon coal while reopening your own coal-fired power plants.”

Cheers! ‘Climate backtracking’: Germany Pushes for G-7 Reversal on Fossil Fuels in Climate Blow

A G-7 shift from a commitment initiated last year and firmed up in May would be a u-turn in global efforts to fight climate change.

Time: Exploit the Ocean to Build Our Green Future

Time Magazine painting a glorious green vision of massive exploitation of unspoilt marine wilderness to build our renewable energy powered future.

Bill Gates and Elon Musk: The Battle of the Climate Change Hypocrites

So, enjoy your cheeseburger, take your shower, and drive your car to work. The climate bosses are doing it, so why shouldn’t you?

New Polar Bear Subpopulation Update: More Background Facts and Details from the Paper

As a consequence, the media have been trying to out-do each other with the most over-the-top climate catastrophe headlines,

Is Lake Mead Shrinking Because of Climate?

No doubt that drought is affecting Lake Mead. But Western drought is natural (the region is a desert, after all), and Lake Mead was comparably low more than 100 ppm…

Claim: Australia’s Supercomputer Gadi will Solve the Climate Crisis

Because when your models can’t predict the climate, what you really need is a bigger computer, right?

Sri Lanka Food Shortages Due to Fertilizer Ban, (Not Putin)

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood h/t Joe Public https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0018c87/newsnight-16062022?page=1 BBC Newsnight ran a piece a week ago on the economic crisis in Sri Lanka,…

Study: Replacing “Global Warming” with “Weather” Engages Climate Skeptics

UT School of Journalism Professor Renita Coleman is lead author of a study which suggest journalists who want to engage climate skeptics should replace the term “Global Warming” with “Weather”.

Epstein’s ‘Fossil Future’

“Epstein focuses on the ‘big picture’ facts of how fossil fuels are helping the world’s populations to live longer, better, safer lives, while managing the side-effects of increasing CO2 emissions.”

Claim: Climate Change Could Lead to A Dramatic Temperature-Linked Decrease in Essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids, According to New Study

Now, the first-ever survey of planktonic lipids in the global ocean predicts a temperature-linked decrease in the production of essential omega-3 fatty acids, an important subset of lipid molecules.

Claim: Study Reveals how Climate Change Can Significantly Impact One of the World’s Most Important Carbon-rich Ecosystems

“The team’s goal now is to use the findings from this study to guide large-scale restoration of mangrove forests across the globe”, added the study’s co-author, Dr Simon Cragg from the University…

IEA Warns Russia could Cut Off All Gas to Europe

Just as well Europe has invested hundreds of billions of Euros in renewable energy capacity /sarc.

CO2 Sample Spacing in Ice Cores

Guest Post by Renee Hannon Introduction This post examines sample spacing for CO2 measurements in Antarctic ice cores during the past 800,000 years to better understand if gaps in sampling…

Claim: Climate Friendly GM Rice can Trap More CO2

According to the Innovative Genomics Institute, Genetically modifying Rice to make it more vigorous with deeper roots, could trap more CO2.