Novel idea: Cleaning the Air with Roof Tiles

Recently WUWT carried a story about “solar roads” which had a ridiculous premise with a big batch of “feel good” Eco-egineering that is technically and economically implausible. This idea for catalytic reduction of smog looks far more plausible and less expensive. Students develop titanium dioxide roof tile coating that removes up to 97 percent of…


Surprise! No 97% consensus down under

Marc Hendrickx tips me to this story in the Australian: Earth scientists split on climate change statement AUSTRALIA’S peak body of earth scientists has declared itself unable to publish a position statement on climate change due to the deep divisions within its membership on the issue.

China Denies U-Turn On CO2 Emissions

“It’s not the case that the Chinese government has made any decision. I’m not a government official and I don’t represent the government.” — Professor Jiankun He, director of the Low Carbon Economy Lab of Tsinghua Universtiy and deputy director of the National Expert Committee on Climate Change, 3 June 2014 h/t to The GWPF