Lack of correlation between tornadoes and temperature increase in the USA

Guest essay by Alberto Z. Comendador Temperatures in the USA have generally increased since the 1950s. Of course, anything that mostly increases over time will have a positive correlation with…

“No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.”

Guest post David Middleton Multiple Choice Quiz “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.” a. Chairman of BP Capital Management,…

Solar Slump: The Sun has been blank for two weeks straight

Over the weekend, we reviewed the state of the solar data for March 2017. Now, there’s a two week straight lack of sunspots, the longest stretch since 2010. Overview The…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #263

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President False Precision: In their early education, many students of science faced the…

Great News! “The fossil fuel industry’s invisible colonization of academia”

Guest post by David Middleton Note: The original version of this article included a significant error.  The post has now been edited accordingly (DHM 3/21/2017). On February 16, the Harvard…

A serious climate opportunity

Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate? Guest essay by Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war on coal, stifled…