Gavin Schmidt’s Magic Climate Balance

Guest Essay by Eric Worrall A new NASA study suggests that global warming is being suppressed by particulate pollution. The Abstract of the Study; Implications for climate sensitivity from the response to individual forcings Kate Marvel, Gavin A. Schmidt, Ron L. Miller & Larissa S. Nazarene Climate sensitivity to doubled CO2 is a widely used…

The Holocene Thermal Optimum

Guest essay by Andy May The Holocene Thermal Maximum, also called the Holocene Thermal Optimum, occurred at different times in different parts of the world but generally between 10,000 BP and 4,000 BP.  I use BP to indicate years before 2000.   The world ocean was probably 0.7°C warmer than today 8,000 BP. This is remarkable…

Green war on jobs: Britain’s last deep coal-mine closes

Count the blessings the miners gave us – often at the cost of their lives By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In the week before Christmas, the last-ever shift of weary mineworkers, faces streaked with sweat and coal dirt, blinked into the gray winter twilight at Britain’s last-ever working deep coal-mine. The last shift comes up…