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"Atmospheric Radicalization": The Latest Climate Catchphrase

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Big oil consultant and hardline green Dana Nuccittelli has revealed the latest climate catchphrase which will make us all care: “Atmospheric Radicalization” ‘The atmosphere is being radicalized’ by climate change To paraphrase Donald Trump, this is radical atmospheric change and Republicans won’t even mention the words. Climate change’s impacts on…

Report – Global Warming Debate at Rice University: Soon vs. Sass

Guest essay by Charles Battig  “Ronald Sass noted that ‘scientists should agree, not debate,’ a statement puzzling to me. He did agree that we do not yet have enough data. To which I comment: why promote uncertain science and political policy that might do more harm than adapting to real (versus computerized) futures?” Little did I realize that in moving…

THE BLOB Has Dissipated

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Animation 1 – Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Maps from the CMC Environment Canada (September 17, 2016 and October 27, 2016) The Blob was the name given to the area of elevated sea surface temperature anomalies in the eastern extratropical North Pacific. It formed in 2013, coupling with a ridge of…

Bugs, it's what's for dinner

From the “in a word, no” department and the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY comes this same tired old story we keep hearing from eco-activists tht believe bugs are more “sustainable” than beef. Because cattle make methane, and that will set the world on fire someday. The buzz about edible bugs: Can they replace beef? The idea of…

#PodestaEmails – Green group asks Hillary campaign manager to 'put pressure on TV networks' to link severe weather and climate

From the “say anything” department, comes this email where the League of Conservation Voters asks Hillary’s campaign manager John Podesta to “…help us pressure the evening news programs at CBS, NBC, and ABC to make climate science central to their extreme weather coverage this year?”. The second half of the email is a form letter,…

Harvard: Climate change to affect election, in 2099!

From Harvard and the “timing is everything” department comes this “models gone wild” projection that’s sure to upset zealots who think climate change is affecting the election NOW. Oh, wait, in the Hottest Year Ever™, climate change isn’t even mentioned in the presidential debates, and comes in dead last in U.N. worldwide polling. Climate change:…