Doomsday 2030: The latest Wild Climate Claim

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Researchers at University of Queensland and Griffith University have published a study, which claims global warming will exceed the green panic threshold of 2c by 2030. The abstract of the study; Abstract The United Nations Conference on Climate Change (Paris 2015) reached an international agreement to keep the rise in…

The Plastic Pollution Scare just Fizzled

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports, surprise, that a species of bacteria has been discovered which can eat plastic. Could a new plastic-eating bacteria help combat this pollution scourge? Scientists have discovered a species of bacteria capable of breaking down commonly used PET plastic but remain unsure of its potential applications. Nature has…

President Obama signs a Climate Treaty with Canada

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama has announced a climate “pact” with Canada; but this executive action seems likely to once again raise questions about the limits of executive authority. U.S., Canada Sign Pact to Fight Climate Change Countries say they will cut methane emissions and try to sign Paris climate deal. WASHINGTON (Reuters)…

The Warmer The Icier Part II

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the first part of this disquisition, I discussed the oddity that the warmer it gets around Antarctica, the more ice accumulates on the Antarctic ice cap. However, that’s only one part of a very large planet. So I thought I’d take a look at the situation in Greenland. To…

Deposition sheds troubling new light on the #RICO20/DOJ “potential investigation of climate deniers”

14 of the RICO20 Guest essay by Chris Horner Yesterday, in a Senate hearing, Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged internal discussions about possible Department of Justice racketeering investigations into political opponents for “forestall[ing] America’s response to climate change” — that is, political speech, in opposition to a political agenda. The most high-profile contribution to this…

Claim: Greenhouse gas ‘bookkeeping’ turned on its head

From the CARNEGIE INSTITUTION and the “worse than we thought” department Washington, D.C.–For the first time scientists have looked at the net balance of the three major greenhouse gases–carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide–for every region of Earth’s landmasses. They found surprisingly, that human-induced emissions of methane and nitrous oxide from ecosystems overwhelmingly surpass the…