Involuntary decarbonization

China is aware that its coal is running out and that it needs new sources of energy. The rest of the world blunders along on the assumption that fossil fuels will remain plentiful. Guest essay by David Archibald At a conference on coal gasification in Colorado Springs on 12th October, the lead speaker was Dr…

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Retracted claim: FOIA suggests #RICO20 leader Jagdish Shukla falsely claimed prestigious NASA medal.

UPDATE: (edited) My own research uncovers that the claim made by Steve Milloy is UNTRUE. See this NASA document: https://searchpub.nssc.nasa.gov/servlet/sm.web.Fetch/Agency_Awards_Historical_Recipient_List.pdf?rhid=1000&did=2120817&type=released Apparently Milloy’s FOIA request was not broad enough. I apologize for reprinting his error. – Anthony Watts UPDATE2: As a result of my findings, Milloy has taken down his post at Junkscience. Kudos to Steve…

Antarctic warming and greenhouse gas connection: 'we lack sufficient evidence'; but the ice sheet will collapse anyway

The huge West Antarctic ice sheet would collapse completely if the comparatively small Amundsen Basin is destabilized, scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research find From the POTSDAM INSTITUTE FOR CLIMATE IMPACT RESEARCH (PIK) comes this gloom and doom scenario, which was likely prepared before they had a chance to read the latest…

Closing on a quarter billion

Guest essay by Ric Werme As we close into the 250 millionth page view at WUWT (likely to happen in a few hours done), I’ve been thinking both back to the early days and and wondering what today would be like if WUWT never existed. Before the impending catastrophe of global warming was introduced to…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #203

The Week That Was: 2015-10-31 (October 31, 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) Model Logic: Some readers of TWTW have commented that their colleagues dismiss the objections raised by TWTW, and others, to the global climate models, and…