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.

The Many-Analysts Approach

“Why do we have so many wildly varying answers  to so many of the important science questions of our day?  Not only varying, but often directly contradictory.”

CO2 Coalition Tells Court Carbon Regulation “Scientifically Invalid”

President Biden’s Social Cost of Carbon rule is “scientifically invalid and will be disastrous for the poor, people worldwide, future generations and the United States,” according to a court brief…

Aussie ABC: Electric Vehicles Could Overload the Grid

“At the moment our electricity grid is not coping at all”: According to Origin Energy, a major Aussie supplier, unless smart chargers are used to shift EV charging load away…

USDA Food Waste Climate Initiative Tells People How to Compost

Your tax dollars at work – I read this three times and it still looks like a word salad. But there is a disturbing question – why?

How Long Has He Been Standing There?

Guest “Scale and context” by David Middleton I just noticed this 2019 Time magazine cover in a LinkedIn post this morning. CTM covered it back in 2019 when he reposted…

US Navy to Hold a Climate Change War Game

The US Navy is holding an open source table top war game, to model how climate change could affect future conflicts.

Truing Electricity Competition in Georgia (and a roadmap for the other states)

 “The proper aim of consumer groups and free market advocates should be not to force utilities to allow others to use their private property but to reduce the impediments to…

Assessing The Environmental Impact of Nuclear Power Generation

Life cycle resource use of nuclear power generation considering total material requirement

Aussie Climate & Energy Minister: Nuclear Advocates are “Dangerously Ignorant”

“Firmed renewables are quicker to build and cheaper to operate. Those who say otherwise are either dangerously ignorant or simply seeking to perpetuate the climate wars.” 

Former Bush Official Urges more US China Climate Change Cooperation

The CCP mouthpiece China Daily has quoted former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaking at a Chinese sponsored conference, urging more cooperation with China to defeat Climate Change. But the…