Record cold: Single digit to subzero Valentine's Day expected for much of NE USA

There’s a cold wind blowing for Valentine’s Day, and it blows from the Arctic. h/t to Tom Tasselmyer Dr. Ryan Maue says it’s going to be one for the century old record books: Record coldest Valentine's Day … morning lows & daytime highs … > century long record books here. pic.twitter.com/NDCqsfc0Pp — Ryan Maue (@RyanMaue) February…

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Did AGW slow Sea Level Rise?

Guest essay by Rud Istvan The abstract of a new Science paper by JPL’s Reager based on GRACE claims that AGW caused more landfall precipitation from 2002 to 2014, that ~3200 gigatons (cubic kilometers) was retained as groundwater, and that this slowed annual sea level rise by ~0.71mm/year. The paper is paywalled, but the phys.org…

Open cut hard rock mining (Kalgoorlie, Western Australia) author Stephen Codrington source Wikimedia

Aussie Coal Exports Surge to New High

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Exports of Australian coal from ports in the state of Queensland have surged to a new record. According to the Gladstone Observer. THE latest coal export data has shown Gladstone Port exported 5.8 million tonnes of coal in January – 400,000 tonnes more than in January 2015 and more than…

How the progressive left intends to use the courts to harass those who don't agree with them on the climate

Combatting Climate Change in the Courts by David W. Schnare General Counsel Energy & Environment Legal Institute On February 10th, the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (“ACS”) hosted a panel discussion on legal approaches and activities associated with “combatting” climate change through legal action. Topics covered were RICO prosecutions, climate torts and the…