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Yale University Closes Climate Change Institute

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t James Delingpole; Yale University has announced the closure of its Climate Change Institute. All funding will be cut by the end of June. After a University decision to cut all its funding, Yale’s Climate & Energy Institute will close by the end of June. The loss of the institute,…

Through the Ice, Darkly

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As always, I get distracted by the daily news. The weather news today is a lovely rainy morning here in drought-plagued California, we got just under an inch (2cm) in last night’s storm, and the outer world is green and happy. Regarding the climate news, Anthony highlighted a claimed recent…

Another alarmist pillar collapses – Greenland melting due to old soot feedback loops and albedo change – not AGW

From the EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY and the “we told you so time and again at WUWT” department comes this study which not only explains the “insta-melt” in the Summer of 2012, but the ongoing melting that has been incorrectly blamed on CO2, when instead it’s all about older soot embedded in snow coming…

Are vibrations from offshore wind turbine farms killing whales?

Environmentalists say navy sonar hurts whales, but ignore impacts of offshore wind farms Paul Driessen and Mark Duchamp Between January 9 and February 4 this year, 29 sperm whales got stranded and died on English, German and Dutch beaches. Environmentalists and the news media offered multiple explanations – except the most obvious and likely one:…

The Conversation Unintentionally Makes the Case for Fossil Fuels

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Conversation complains that rich cities are spending more money than poor cities on climate adaption. The Conversation wants wealthy countries to provide climate cash transfers to poor countries; instead, they have inadvertently made the case for a very different course of action. Cities across the world are increasingly at…