Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Shrinking Nemo – global warming to make fish smaller

From the University of British Columbia , a fish story inspired by a model: Fish getting smaller as the oceans warm: UBC research Changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia. The study, published today in the…

Who is Scared of Warmth and Moisture?

By Viv Forbes A scheming cabal of green bureaucrats, academics and corporate speculators is trying to scare us into a mess of energy taxes, subsidies and rationing in order to combat what they call “catastrophic man-made global warming”. Climate alarmists speculate that if the level of harmless carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is doubled (which…

Renewables costing Maine money, jobs

Too many Taminos in Maine? New Study Finds RPS Standards Hurting Maine’s EconomyGovernor LePage advocates for reforms in Maine’s energy lawsAUGUSTA – Today, Governor Paul LePage released the following statement in regards to the study, The Economic Impact of Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, conducted by the Maine Heritage Policy Center and the Beacon Hill Institute…

The tropical storm that just won't die comes to life again

I’ll bet the next AGW claim we’ll see will be “tropical storms last longer”. NASA Sees Stubborn Nadine Intensify into a Hurricane Again Infrared data from NASA’s Aqua satellite today, Sept. 28, revealed strong convection and thunderstorms have built up again in Tropical Storm Nadine as it moved over warm waters in the Eastern Atlantic…

Greek Electricity System Faces Collapse

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser New Solar Installations Banned Greece, aiming to stave off a fresh energy crisis, plans to support its main electricity market operator through a temporary tax on renewable power producers and by extending an emergency loan, a senior official said on Friday. The electricity system came close to collapse…

NASA discovers "an Amazon (phytoplankton) rainforest in the middle of the Mojave Desert" – Must be caused by AGW!

Guest post by David Middleton NASA Discovers Unprecedented Blooms of Ocean Plant Life… “Part of NASA’s mission is pioneering scientific discovery, and this is like finding the Amazon rainforest in the middle of the Mojave Desert,” said Paula Bontempi, NASA’s ocean biology and biogeochemistry program manager in Washington. Or maybe it’s more like finding a…