Climate Craziness of the week: Climate Challenge is “Humanity’s Final Exam”

Never mind the threat of nuclear war, asteroid and comet impacts, a super volcanic eruption, robot overlords, or a global pandemic…no these aren’t all that threatening according to Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert of Oxford, one of the founders of “Real Climate”. No, it’s “climate change”. Climate Challenge is “Humanity’s Final Exam” From the description of the interview:…

NOAA declares current El Niño stronger than 1997-98 event, then says record warm temperatures have little to do with it

From the department of ENSO denial, “the Brady Bunch” and NOAA’s weather.gov comes this ridiculous statement: Was El Niño solely responsible for the record warm winter for the contiguous United States? No, but for some areas, like the northern U.S., the El Niño likely played a role. We know that other factors including climate patterns in…

Friday Funny – the SciFi terror of inadequate anomalies

With this missive from NYT’s Andrew Revkin who is singing the praises of alarmism by AP’s Seth Borenstein, I’ve come to think that climate alarmists are little more than garden variety hypochondriacs. Almost anything weather or climate related seems to scare them. They worry constantly that the planet is ill, and many try to create…

Represa de Macagua, Macagua Dam, Venezuela - By Tico estudiante - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33046242

Venezuela Green Energy Emergency Shutdown

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – Venezuela, a major oil exporter, has ordered an emergency week long industrial shutdown, to try to prevent electricity demands from exceeding their available hydroelectric reserves. Venezuela to Shut Down for a Week to Cope With Electricity Crisis Venezuela is shutting down for a week as the government…