Leading questions on the Paris climate treaty

We should lead from behind – instead of with brains in our behinds – on this new Treaty of Paris Guest essay by Paul Driessen What an unpalatable irony. The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War and created the United States. The 2015 Treaty of Paris could end what’s left of our democratic…

Thirty-Eight Years Of Subsidies

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach On April 18, 1977, President Jimmy Carter announced his new energy policy. His speech included the following predictions of a dire future unless we repented of our evil ways: I know that some of you may doubt that we face real energy shortages. The 1973 gasoline lines are gone, and…

Jerry Brown, photo author Neon Tommy, source Wikimedia

California Governor Jerry Brown's Oil Survey Controversy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – California Governor Jerry Brown, whose bizarre green antics are a regular feature on WUWT, has been accused of potentially misusing state resources, by asking State Geologists to prepare an assessment of his own private property, which included data about the likelihood of finding drillable oil. According to…

Manufacturing nightmares: an example of misusing climate science

By Larry Kummer, Editor of the Fabius Maximus website Summary: Scientists and journalists bombard us with news about the coming climate catastrophe, described as certain unless we drastically change our economy. This has plunged many into despair. The hidden key to these forecasts is RCP8.5, the worst case scenario of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report…

The Pause lengthens again – just in time for Paris

No global warming at all for 18 years 9 months – a new record By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As the faithful gather around their capering shamans in Paris for the New Superstition’s annual festival of worship, the Pause lengthens yet again. One-third of Man’s entire influence on climate since the Industrial Revolution has occurred…

Claim: Greenhouse gases reduce Walker Circulation

From the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE and the “correlation is not causation department” comes this paper that suggests GHG’s decrease the Walker Circulation. Only one problem. They don’t give a clear cut mechanism, only tenuous linkage. I suspect Willis will have a thing or two to say about this…

Kangaroo at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Author Drex Rockman

Kangaroo Farts: A Great Green Disappointment

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists researching the underlying reason for the low methane content of Kangaroo farts, with a view to reducing cow flatulence, have been disappointed to discover there is nothing special about Kangaroo gut bacteria. According to The Guardian; For some time, researchers intent on breeding less windy flocks and herds hypothesised…