GROUP OF MINERS WAITING TO GO TO WORK ON THE 4 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT SHIFT AT THE VIRGINIA-POCAHONTAS COAL COMPANY MINE

Green Incoherence: Reaching Out to the Deplorables

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Realisation is growing amongst greens that the left has lost touch with the working class, particularly the white working class – but how do greens reach out to people whom they openly describe as “deplorable”? Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, a strong supporter of Al Gore and climate action,…

Oh, darn. Study: Most meltwater in Greenland fjords likely comes from icebergs, not glaciers

From the AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION Most meltwater in Greenland fjords likely comes from icebergs, not glaciers WASHINGTON, DC — Icebergs contribute more meltwater to Greenland’s fjords than previously thought, losing up to half of their volume as they move through the narrow inlets, according to new research. Greenland, the world’s largest island, is almost entirely…

Whoops, turns out concrete is actually a carbon sink

From the “settled science” department and the University or California Irvine, comes this inconvenient fact. For years we’ve been told by academics that cement is another nasty global warming contributor, because of CO2 released during production. “Cement manufacturing is responsible for 5 to 8 percent of global CO2 emissions,” notes Del Gado, a theoretical physicist…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #249

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) “Not With a Bang But a Whimper”: The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22), the twelfth session of the…

Claim: Global Warming will Impede Volcanic Cooling

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research claims that global warming will impede the ability of volcanoes to push sulphur compounds into the stratosphere, which will in turn reduce the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions. Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet … When an eruption…