Fire at Didcot power station means the UK power grid is in for a rough ride this winter

Peter Miller writes in WUWT Tips and Notes: There has been a major fire tonight at Didcot B power station in the UK – this plant provides around 3% of the country’s electricity. In addition, an abnormal amount of the UK’s nuclear power stations are currently down for maintenance or repair. A cold winter will…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #154

The Week That Was: 2014-18-11 (October 18, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) A Modest Proposal: The 2013 Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contained an estimate…

Secret Post Facto Changes in the IPCC AR5 Report

Brandon Shollenberger writes: I thought you might be interested to hear the final version of the IPCC AR5 WGII report has been published, and a number of changes were made between it and the Final Draft people have been using for the last seven months or so.  The only way anyone can find them is…

Poland To Veto EU's 40% CO2 Reduction Proposal

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser: New Unilateral CO2 Targets Would ‘Destroy European Industry’ Poland Warns Climate change scepticism is on the rise in Europe. Governments are not going to back a planned 40 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030 at a time when the EU is on its knees economically. Poland has…