Renewables Battery Research: The Government Funded Grant Eldorado

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Americas roads and infrastructure might be crumbling, but the US government still has plenty of money to spend on longshot research projects, to try to solve the intermittency of renewable power. No doubt better batteries will have their uses. But when the government invests taxpayer’s money in chasing politically useful…

Thin tropical clouds cool the climate

From STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY: Thin clouds at about 5 km altitude are more ubiquitous in the tropics than previously thought and they have a substantial cooling effect on climate. This is shown in a recent study by researchers from Stockholm University and the University of Miami published in Nature Communications. The cooling effect of mid-level clouds is…

Without Global Warming, Civilization Would Never Have Been Possible

Guest essay by Rod Martin, Jr. Global Warming Made Civilization Possible Let’s face it. Ice Age glacial conditions were brutal. Because the oceans were cooler, there was less evaporation and less rain. Because of this, there were more and larger deserts. The temperate zone was virtually threatened with extinction—squeezed between huge deserts and monstrous glaciation.…

Newly Released AG Emails Reveal Anxiety Over Schneiderman-led #ExxonKnew Climate Investigations

Emails reveal early warnings that “Wild Card” NY Attorney General Schneiderman’s Climate-RICO crusade would get jilted by other AGs From E&E Legal: Newly released records show even ideologically aligned state attorneys general offices privately voiced concerns from the beginning of the abusive campaign to use anti-racketeering laws and other investigations to silence political opposition to…