Aussie Government Pledges $1 billion for Renewables

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Aussie Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has just pledged to spend $1 billion of Australian taxpayer’s money, on renewable schemes which are struggling to raise their own finance on the open market. Turnbull’s climate change boost defies Abbott MALCOLM Turnbull will keep two climate funds that Tony Abbott went to the…

California Dreamin’ Renewables

  Guest essay by Wayne Delbeke From the 180 on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Monday, March 21, 2016. The maximum California can realistically achieve from renewables is 18% of their total energy supply. The comment was made by a former member of the California Energy Commission during a CBC review of Alberta’s goal of “UP…

More Alarmist Nonsense with the Release of the Redundant* NOAA Global Temperature Data for February 2016

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale *Or Maybe the GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index is Redundant. In the post Alarmism Cranked Up to Absurd Level, we discussed the misleading media reports about the temporary February 2016 El Niño-related uptick in monthly global surface temperature data from the Goddard Institute of Space Studies. There have been numerous new…

Why skeptics could lose the US climate policy debate

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary:  The advocates for a massive public policy response to climate change have overwhelming political power, far greater than that of conservatives and skeptics opposing them. Temporary factors have prevented their victory, but weather or politics could change the situation quickly and soon. The illusion of winning…

Climate change is improving French wine quality

NASA study finds climate change shifting wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland- higher-quality wines are typically associated with earlier harvest dates From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and…