Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #191

The Week That Was: 2015-08-08 (August 8, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The New Plan: On August 3, the Obama Administration announced its plan to control the production of electricity in the US in the…

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Al Gore's Climate Reality? Dismal viewcounts; nobody is watching

Tom Nelson pointed out something quite interesting on Friday August 7th. He wrote on Twitter: I thought to myself, “how could this be?”. Gore spent millions on a professional set, hired a leggy spokesmodel to emcee, spent  huge amounts of money on web advertising, and claimed he had millions of views during the event. And…

The Trouble with Global Climate Models

Guest essay by Rud Istvan The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group 1 (AR5 WG1) Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) was clear about the associated Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5) archive of atmosphere/ocean general circulation models (AOGCMs, hereafter just GCM). CMIP5 results are available via the Royal [Koninklijk] Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI). The SPM said…