Big Numbers, Small Numbers

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a paper today that said that there are no less than 270,000,000 kilograms of plastic in the ocean, which is about half a billion pounds plus of plastic. So … is this a big number or a small number? The story is at the Guardian, and they’ve illustrated…

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The unsinkable German anti-CO2-Titanic just found its iceberg

Unpleasant encounter with hard facts Guest opinion by Fred F. Mueller Until just a few days ago, the determination of the German government to halt the presumed Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) seemed to be absolutely imperturbable. The main driver behind the German resolve to hammer down CO2 emissions both domestically and abroad while at…

Unconventional Oil Revolution Rocks Green Agenda

North America To Flood The World With Cheap & Abundant Fossil Fuels North America, once a sponge that sucked in a significant portion of the world’s oil, will instead be supplying the world with oil and other liquid hydrocarbons by the end of this decade, according to ExxonMobil’s annual long-term energy forecast. In a forecast…

The Legend of the 'Kamikaze Typhoons'

From the Geological Society of America: Boulder, Colo., USA – In the late 13th century, Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, launched one of the world’s largest armada of its time in an attempt to conquer Japan. Early narratives describe the decimation and dispersal of these fleets by the “Kamikaze” of CE 1274 and…

RSS and UAH "Meteorological Annual Mean" (December to November) Global Temperatures Fall Far Short of Record Highs in 2014…

…And what we might expect from the GISS, NCDC and UKMO products. Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Alarmists from around the globe are awaiting the global temperature product update from GISS, which should be released sometime around the 15th of this month. As a separate listing, see the data page here, GISS provides the annual-average…