The Saudis Snub Biden Again

Yes indeed! The US does not have to go cap in hand to OPEC; it merely needs to get get domestic production growing again.

The Atlantic: The Inflation Reduction Act has Unleashed “Uncapped” Spending on Climate Change

According to The Atlantic, the IRA costs are just estimates. For many items there are no limits on the magnitude of federal climate subsidies available.

Did Global Warming Make Hurricane Ian Intensify Faster than Normal?

There has not been an increase in the frequency, intensity, or speed of intensification of Atlantic hurricanes in the past several decades.

Tim Ball’s Memorial Fund Wrap Up

To All, Our entire family has been humbled by all the wonderful communications regarding Dr. Ball, and to all who contributed to his memorial fund. As a family we intend…

The Penetration Problem. Part I: Wind and Solar – The More You Do, The Harder It Gets

There seems to be a belief that increasing the level of wind and solar projects will make subsequent progress with these resources easier. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The New Pause Lengthens to 8 Years

The New Pause, having paused a month ago, has now lengthened again: this time to exactly eight years.

Carbon Offsets: Want to Get Sued? (Greenwashing as Illegality)

The radical environmentalists’ war on “greenwashing” is a major front in the futile crusade for CO2 mitigation.

In Praise Of King Canute

Michael Kile                                                                                                               At first glance there would appear to be no connection between an ancient monarch, a small island nine kilometres south of Papua New Guinea and 160 kilometres…

Cardinal Czerny: The Time for Climate Denial and Populism is Over

According to Canadian Cardinal Michael Czerny, Hurricane Ian which recently struck Florida shows that people should stop listening to populist politicians and climate skeptics.

A Few Graphs Say It All for Weather-Dependent “Renewables”

A few graphs say it all for Wind and Solar power

The Last 12,000 Years Show a More Complex Climate History Than Previously Thought

Inconsistencies between Holocene climate reconstructions and numerical model simulations question the robustness of climate models and proxy temperature records.

Surface Temperature Response to Solar EMR at Top of the Atmosphere

It has been demonstrated that land and ocean surface temperature are highly correlated to solar EMR in mid and higher latitudes; making due allowance for different thermal inertia of land…

SMH: Australia is Crucial to Global CO2 Reduction

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia can save the world by manufacturing cheap goods using green hydrogen.

The Permian Basin: The gift that keeps on giving!

Guest “Peak Productivity” by David Middleton SEPTEMBER 30, 2022Advances in technology led to record new well productivity in the Permian Basin in 2021 The Permian Basin in western Texas and…

Claim: Fauci Grants $650K to UK Researcher to Perform Gain of Function Studies on Covid Like Viruses

Is the plan to keep attempting to wipe out mankind until they get it right?

Berlin Antifa Group “Goes on Hunt” For High Energy Users… Heated Pools “Immediately Collectivized”

If we find a hot pool in the villa district, it will be immediately collectivized in the sense of public pool parties.

Drax Is Burning Virgin Forest

The BBC have finally caught up! There have been complaints for years about this:

Why It Matters That Climatologists Forgot the Sun Was Shining

Yet our result shows that official climatology’s conclusions, based as they are on the outputs of general-circulation models, are mere guesswork. They do not in any degree warrant or justify…

Britain Celebrates Climate Assistance and Gender Studies for Mexican Coffee Growers

As Ordinary Britons struggle with skyrocketing power bills and a cost of living crisis, the British Government is boasting of all the cash they are spending on gender issue trained…

Sea Level: The Geological “Control Knob” for Atmospheric CO2?

Guest “putting 2 and 2 together” by David Middleton This post is the nucleus of a hypothesis I’ve been trying to develop. It is a “work in progress” and not…

That Sinking Feeling

Our local media is up to their usual alarmism. From the San Francisco Chronicle (paywalled, so I quote). Emphasis mine.

Claim: Bitcoin Worse For the Climate than Beef

Which would you rather give up? Bitcoin or beef?

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #522

“A man who is certain he is right is almost sure to be wrong.”– Michael Faraday

The Coming Green Electricity Nightmare

Hundreds of billions in new subsidies will bring expensive, unreliable, eco-destructive power