Global Sea-level Rise: Faster than Ever?

by Charles Clough In yet another instance of the media jumping on the climate alarmist bandwagon, The New York Times this past February boldly headlined “Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 centuries.” The article went on to proclaim “the worsening of tidal flooding in coastal communities is largely a consequence of greenhouse…

NSIDC resumes sea ice plots with provisional data

Daily sea ice extent updates resume with provisional data NSIDC has obtained data from the DMSP F-18 satellite and is in the process of intercalibrating the F-18 data with F-17 data. Intercalibration addresses differences between the series of sensors, in order to provide a long-term, consistent sea ice record. While this work continues, we are…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #226

Note: late this week due to an email delivery problem. The Week That Was: 2016-05-14 (May 14, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) A Climate Model That May Work: In his written testimony submitted to the…

The correlation between global population and global CO2

Guest  essay by Roger Graves Predictions of atmospheric CO2 levels at some future time are commonly made, usually with the object of assuring us that beyond a certain point our planet will be fried to a crisp. Most of these predictions are in the form ‘if CO2 levels reach x, the effect will be such-and-such’, without…

Colonialism, Racism and the Climate Movement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If climate change is predicted to hit “poor people” worse than “rich people”, then why aren’t green efforts focussed on helping poor people overcome their poverty? It has long been expected that poor people would bear the brunt of climate change, largely because so many more of the world’s poorest…