$90 Billion Per Year: Africa's Demand for Going Green

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Africa has just produced a report which estimates between $60 – $90 billion per year will be required for Africa’s green energy revolution. Following high-level declarations at the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Conference in late 2015, there is a growing appetite for renewable energy in Africa. This…

A second set of gravitational waves have been detected

Readers may recall when we covered the first detection of gravitational waves from space, heralding a new era in astronomy. It was big news. Now, a second detection has been announced. From NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day: (h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard) A new sky is becoming visible. When you look up, you see…

Here we go again: Massachusetts AG Demands Docs From More Conservative Skeptic Groups #RICO20

From Mike Bastasch at the Daily Caller: Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is now the latest state prosecutor to start investigating conservative groups with supposed ties to ExxonMobil, after she issued a subpoena for 40 years of internal company documents and communications with a handful of think tanks. Healey’s office subpoenaed Exxon as part of…

When it comes to blaming modern climate change for the recent flooding in Paris, this picture says a thousand words

From the “they should put this picture in the Louvre” department: Recent over-the-top wailings from the usual suspects have been blaming current climate change for the flooding in Paris. We already demonstrated how one statue and high watermarks tell the story, but this one from Kristine Mitchell and Julien Knez  is even better. More than 100 years…

Stunningly stupid study touts the need for plants and animals to have "climate connectivity corridors" to escape climate change

From the GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and the Department of the “galactically stupid” comes this new spin coupled with a new buzzword – “climate connectivity”. Authors of the study claim a need for creating “climate corridors” for plants and animals to use to flee to cooler areas.“We studied what could happen if we were to provide additional…