The Royal Anti-Science Society of Edinburgh?

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The campaign by certain rent-seeking scientific societies to push a single, narrow view of the climate question continued in Scotland today with a meeting coyly entitled Climate Change: Science and Society at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s once-famous, once-scientific society. Your correspondent, following a tip-off from “rms”, a WUWT…

EPA Busted for Ideology

Guest essay by James Sawhill The EPA’s attempt to harness new coal-fired power plant constructions has been exposed as ideological rather than legal. The EPA further ignored the Department of Energy’s (DOE) earlier conclusion that carbon capture and storage (CCS) has not been “adequately demonstrated.” [1] Thanks to commentary from The Energy and Environment Legal…

Another advance in hearing restoration

Lately, there has been a lot of SPAM being sent out that claims to sell product(s) that will restore hearing loss. I’m here to tell you that its nothing but a scam masquerading under the recent advances in science. As many of you know, I suffer from profound hearing loss due to an ototoxic drug…

The green plan to make Capitalism cruel

A regular green claim is that, for the sake of the planet, we can’t afford any more economic growth. How many times have you heard something like the following: The other tough reality demanding more honest business reflection is the incompatibility of further, orthodox economic growth in the OECD with the 2C target. The structure…

Claim: 'Severe ozone depletion avoided '

From the University of Leeds We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications. Study lead author Professor Martyn Chipperfield, from the School of Earth & Environment at the…

'[EPA] regulations in the study are less likely to have economic benefits in excess of their costs.'

From Indiana University: Researchers say anti-pollution rules have uncertain effects BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by researchers at Indiana University says these estimates are more uncertain than commonly believed. Researchers Kerry Krutilla, David H. Good and…

The Role of Sulfur Dioxide Aerosols in Climate Change

Guest essay by Buel Henry In 2007, the Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Albert Gore and the IPCC for their work in promoting the theory that global warming was caused by green-house gasses, and that, based upon computer simulations, increasing amounts of these gasses in the atmosphere would cause runaway warming, with disastrous…

Claim: New Chinese nuclear plants are unsafe

Chinese scientist He Zuoxiu has issued a public warning, about the safety of nuclear plants being constructed as part of China’s economic development programme. According to The Guardian; China’s plans for a rapid expansion of nuclear power plants are “insane” because the country is not investing enough in safety controls, a leading Chinese scientist has…