Even China can’t jump-start the electric car

  China’s Electric Vehicle Policy Not Turning Over November 6, 2014 By Robert O’Neill Toward the end of the past decade, China set itself an ambitious goal: to dramatically ramp up its electric vehicle production and surpass the rest of the world’s automobile industries in this important new market. It was a policy intended to…

Climate change – follow the money

One of the greatest inanities that occurs in the climate wars is the claim that skeptics are lavishly funded by “big oil” or other political interests. t is a claim that is made multiple times daily and blogs and newspaper articles and magazine articles and yet where is the evidence that such a thing is…

On the Elusive Absolute Global Mean Surface Temperature – A Model-Data Comparison

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale With the publication of the IPCC 5th Synthesis Report, I thought there might be some interest in a presentation of how well (actually poorly) climate models simulate global mean surface temperatures in absolute terms. That is, most climate model outputs are presented in terms of anomalies, with data shown as…

US Midterms: Sierra Club declares Victory

“… While we have lost friends in Congress, we are gaining them in the streets …” Eric Worrall writes: The President of the Sierra Club is confident of widespread and growing public support for the environmental movement, explaining apparent setbacks for the green movement, in the recent US midterm elections, as a conspiracy of corporate…