The Evils of Climate Enthusiasm

Address to the Alumni of Warrane College, University of New South Wales Academic Dinner, September 2017 Dr Howard Thomas Brady No matter our age we are all adapting to circumstance. I would never have thought, after I went away to be a Catholic priest at the age of 16, that 20 years later I would…

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Yale announces collaboration with WBCSD to improve corporate reporting

From Eurekalert   (Don’t we all want our corporate investments to be “inclusive“) ~ctm Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Recognizing the critical role that private capital flows will play in moving society toward a more sustainable future, Yale University has launched the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF). This new academic effort will provide…

Gulf Summers Aren’t Global Averages: A Reply to Farron Cousins

Alan Reynolds, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute DeSmogBlog contributor Farron Cousins writes, “Newsweek Gives Cato Institute Climate Denier A Platform.” That means my piece, “Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Can’t Be Blamed on Global Warming.” But how could I possibly be a “Climate Denier” when I openly accepted NASA’s estimate that “Globally-averaged temperatures in 2016 were 1.78…

Irma illusions – and realities

If human emissions made Irma worse, did they also bring the 12-year lull in Cat 4-5 hurricanes? Paul Driessen Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought out the best in us. Millions of Americans are giving money, toil and sweat to help victims rebuild. Unfortunately, the storms also highlighted some people’s baser instincts. Some advanced ideological commitments…

Climate Model Projections Significantly Diverge from Paleoclimate Analogs

By Renee Hannon Introduction Over the past million years, our Earth displays a rhythmic beat when exiting full glacial cycles and entering interglacial warm periods. The characteristics and duration of these systematic warm periods provide an excellent dataset to help prognoses of future climate patterns. Astronomical Milankovitch cycles play a major role and trigger internal…