Wikileaks: USA spying on Japanese climate officials

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Wikileaks has published a disturbing claim, that the US NSA have been monitoring Japanese government internal deliberations on Climate Change. According to Wikileaks; Target Tokyo…

Models need to include ocean upwelling-downwelling responses to improve hurricane forecasts

From the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE Study offers new insights on hurricane intensity, pollution transport Researchers study currents that fuel hurricanes and transport pollutants…

Making better solar panels by mimicking butterfly posture

From the UNIVERSITY OF EXETER Butterflies heat up the field of solar research The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and…

The Mathematics of Carbon Dioxide Part 3

Guest essay by Mike Jonas Introduction This article is the third in a series of four articles. Part 1 of the series (Part 1) is here Part 2 of the…

European Renewable Energy performance for 2014 falls far short of claims

Guest essay by Ed Hoskins Summary: By 2014 European Union countries had invested approximately €1 trillion, €1000,000,000,000, in large scale Renewable Energy installations. This has provided a nameplate electrical generating capacity of about…

Greenpeace fines: $2,500 / hour, for blocking a Shell Oil ship from leaving Portland

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A US judge in Anchorage has slapped a massive accumulating fine on Greenpeace of $2500 per hour, rising to $10,000 / hour, for every hour…

California 'rain debt' equal to average full year of precipitation

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER A new NASA study has concluded California accumulated a debt of about 20 inches of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 — the average amount expected…

Claim: You need philosophy to see climate change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Conversation has published a gem of an article, aimed at people suffering climate “guilt”, to help them philosophically come to terms with the fact…

Back to Square One: Unlawful Collusion with Green Pressure Groups Should Doom U.S. EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a 501 (c) (3) watchdog group, released an investigatory report, Back to Square One: Unlawful Collusion with Green…

New study narrows the gap between climate models and reality

From the University of York: A new study led by a University of York scientist addresses an important question in climate science: how accurate are climate model projections? Climate models…

Why Volcanoes Don't Matter Much

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The word “forcing” is what is called a “term of art” in climate science. A term of art means a word that is used in…

The perfect storm for environmentalists: GMO engineered rice reduces greenhouse gas emissions to near zero

From the DOE/PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY and the “you can hear green heads exploding” department comes this bit of news sure to short circuit some people that are anti GMO but…

The Gore effect continues…down under

Al does it again – visits Melbourne during coldest July in 19 years Hamish Grant writes: As a staff member at the august academic institute of higher learning that employs…

Climate models fail to model accurately – again: 'decision makers [should] not rely on a single model for predicting what the future of the Arctic'

From the UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST: Climate models disagree on strength of carbon land sink across northern Eurasia UMass Amherst climate scientist says models underestimate region’s sequestration AMHERST, Mass.…

The OAS becomes a signatory for the Transparency and Openness Promotion Guidelines initiative

Transparency, open sharing, and reproducibility are core features of science, but not always part of daily practice. Journals can increase transparency and reproducibility of research by adopting the TOP Guidelines.…

The Green Mirage

Review of Forbes On-line Magazine Article “Solar Energy Revolution: A Massive Opportunity” By: Tom Tamarkin Founder FuelRFuture & President USCL Corp Abstract: This paper discusses a recently published business magazine…

'Carbon sink' detected underneath world's deserts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The world’s deserts may be storing some of the climate-changing carbon dioxide emitted by human activities, a new study suggests. Massive aquifers underneath deserts could hold more…

So much for the 'lizards are facing mass extinction due to climate change' scare…

Guest post by David H. Middleton Truly amazing…Miocene (~20 MYA) lizards, preserved in amber, “identical to their modern cousins.” Ancient lizards in amber amaze scientists Tuesday, 28 July 2015 Stuart…

A co-founder of Greenpeace tells the truth on CO2

Dr. Patrick Moore, who was one of the original founders of Greenpeace who left the organization in disgust of their current political zealotry, and Greenpeace is now trying to have…

Hillary Clinton – the Jetset Climate Warrior

Guest essay by Eric Worrall {video follows] Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton has raised consternation, after being filmed boarding a private charter jet, within hours of announcing a major Green policy…

The Great Immensity aka The Great Stonewall

What does The Great Immensity, a play about Climate change have to do with the NSF and it stated mission? Not much apparently. Guest essay by Dennis Kuzara What does…

The Mathematics of Carbon Dioxide Part 2

Guest essay by Mike Jonas Introduction This article is the second in a series of four articles. Part 1 of the series (Part 1) is here In Part 1, simple…

Berkeley Earth endorses Natural Gas as a ‘bridge fuel’

From the Frack On department, and their previous endorsement of fracking comes this new paper that suggests we should not worry about methane leakage, and just get on with coal…

Younger Dryas cooling event said to be comet related

From the University of California – Santa Barbara: A cataclysmic event of a certain age Geologist James Kennett and an international team narrow the date of an anomalous cooling event…