The UK Saint Jude's Day Storm – just another fall storm in a long line of many

By Paul Homewood It has been variously described as “The Storm of the Century”, “Unprecedented”, “Superstorm” and “A repeat of 1987”. I refer, of course, to the St. Jude storm that passed through early this morning  and is now headed off into the North Sea. Let’s have a look at the impact, and see how…

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BBC – Real risk of a Maunder minimum 'Little Ice Age'

From BBC’s Paul Hudson It’s known by climatologists as the ‘Little Ice Age’, a period in the 1600s when harsh winters across the UK and Europe were often severe. The severe cold went hand in hand with an exceptionally inactive sun, and was called the Maunder solar minimum. Now a leading scientist from Reading University…

Do the Math – Count the cash

Al Gore, Bill McKibben and the color of money: A true religious experience Guest essay by Paul Driessen and Dennis Mitchell Some years ago, a telegenic televangelist built quite an empire, before publicly falling from grace and adopting a less opulent life style. But back then he liked big homes and Lear jets with Rolls…

Long Green

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The US has some of the world’s most boring looking money—it’s all green. So we have terms like “greenbacks” for dollars, and “long green”, meaning lots of money. I offer this as context for what I found when I got to wondering what had happened to the United Nations “Green…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-10-26 (October 26, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Our imagination is stretched to the utmost, not, as in fiction, to imagine things which are not really there, but just to comprehend those things which are there. – Richard…

Gore: by his numbers, ye shall know him

I predicted this in the essay Oh yeah, I forgot. This is on. Yesterday I got this fantabulous self congratulatory email from Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project: Note the link to the recording in green at the bottom. That is something Charles the Moderator pointed out to me a couple of days ago, right after…