Shell Oil

Claim: Shell Tried to Hide Global Warming Research by Releasing a Public Documentary

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Back in 1991, Shell Oil released a public documentary video which raised serious concerns about anthropogenic global warming. This hasn’t prevented The Guardian from trying to claim it is all part of the oil industry coverup. ‘Shell knew’: oil giant’s 1991 film warned of climate change danger Public information film…

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January 2017 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my February projections, as well as last month’s projections for January, to see how well they fared. Data Set Projected Actual Delta HadCRUT4 2017/01 +0.736 HadCRUT4 2017/02 +0.817 (incomplete data) GISS 2017/01 +0.95 +0.92 -0.03 GISS 2017/02 +1.02 UAHv6 2017/01…

Opportunity: NASA is seeking science advisory members

NASA is seeking members for four new advisory committees: Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC) Heliophysics Advisory Committee (HPAC) Planetary Science Advisory Committee (PAC) Unfortunately, as we’ve seen in the past, people who are not part of the Global Warming establishment may not be “qualified”: The following qualifications/experience are highly desirable in…

The timing of interglacials

By Andy May P. C. Tzedakis and co-authors have just published a new paper in the February 23, 2017 issue of Nature entitled “A simple rule to determine which insolation cycles lead to interglacials.” The paper introduces new rules for defining interglacial periods in the geological record. They come up with the same interglacial periods that Javier…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #260

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Global Climate Models: Judith Curry wrote a powerful critique of global climate models, “Climate Models for the Layman”, that was published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. A few of the key points are discussed below. For…

Bill Nye Loses The Plot

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Bill Nye the not-really-Science Guy was on Tucker Carlson tonight. Tucker tried time after time to get Nye to say how much of the change was due to humans … and time after time, Nye refused to say what his opinion was. So Tucker got him to agree that the…

Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye

Bernie Sanders / Bill Nye Climate Presentation

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye have given a joint presentation on climate. In my opinion their presentation more than anything demonstrates how out of touch they are with ordinary people. Some Highlights: Bill Nye wants to convince President Trump renewables make economic sense. Bill Nye thinks Fox News Anchors “know…

Counterintuitive claim: Slower snowmelt in a warming world

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH and the “eh, it’s a model projection” department, comes this claim. So, if it melts earlier, but then melts more slowly, it would seem to cancel out. I’m sure though somebody will find a crisis in this somewhere. Slower snowmelt in a warming world When…