Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #268

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) Recap of John Christy’s Testimony: Described in…

Climate Researchers Mess Up Their Fish Tank, Infer Global Food Web Collapse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Researchers testing the effects of global warming on a 2000 litre fish tank have warned that the world faces a major collapse of coastal fisheries,…

April 2017 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my April projections, as well as last month’s projections for March, to see how well…

Sun-Cloud-Ocean Update

Guest essay by Mike Jonas “so much to say…so little time.” – Roy Spencer I have at last found the time for the next step in my Sun-Cloud-Ocean calculations. But…

Craziest protest signs from the People's #climatemarch

Ah, the stupid, it burns like a magnesium flare. Here’s a collection of some of the most zany, crazy and interesting signs, tweets, and photos from the “People’s Climate March”…

Green Fury over NYT hiring a lukewarmer columnist: Brett Stephens

Guest essay by Eric Worrall New York Times has triggered intolerant deep greens across the USA, by hiring a columnist who is not completely certain we face inevitable eco-doom. Climate…

An Invitation To Debate "Climate Change"

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach (see Update at the end) I had tweeted the following: Various people either liked or retweeted this, including my mad mate and human lightning rod,…

Did Australia Just Make Itself Un-investible?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens have scored a major coup in Australia, as their PR campaign has apparently just convinced all four of the big Australian banks to close…

Friday Funny: The Peoples #ClimateMarch – Recycled Humor for a Sustainable Society

Cheesy Jokes for the April 29th March, recycled and improved By Sam Kazman, Competitive Enterprise Institute CEI doesn’t support recycling mandates, but there’s nothing wrong with voluntary recycling. And that’s what…

Finding: tropical storms produce radiation bursts

NASA’s Fermi Catches Gamma-ray Flashes from Tropical Storms About a thousand times a day, thunderstorms fire off fleeting bursts of some of the highest-energy light naturally found on Earth. These…

Saturday's "climate march" in Washington turns into another wrongheaded farce that has little to do with climate

The “peoples climate march” in Washington is turning into another zoo like last weekend’s “March for Science”. Even full-on warmists are panning it, and it hasn’t even started yet. Looking…

Can the U.S. Become the Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas?

Guest post by David Middleton The Department of Energy gave a Texas-based energy company permission Tuesday to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries with which the U.S. does not…

New mechanism proposed that describes all solar eruptions

From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the “solar eruptions are still a bigger threat to humanity than global warming” department. Scientists propose mechanism to describe solar eruptions of all sizes From…

Yale study tries to prop up shrinking climate sensitivity

From Yale News: Climate models have underestimated Earth’s sensitivity to CO2 changes, study finds A Yale University study says global climate models have significantly underestimated how much the Earth’s surface…

Climate will Make it both Easier and More Difficult to Exercise

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Will Global Warming make it easier or more difficult to exercise? The answer apparently depends on how you squint at the latest study. How climate…

Time to defund the weather-forecasting rent-seekers

Guest opinion by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley For Totalitarianism Day (formerly Earth Day), over three dozen weather forecasting organizations have issued a joint (or, in their revealing word, “Collective”) “Global…

The End is Nye – @BillNye the "Science Guy" loses his last shred of credibility – implosion imminent

From the “if Bill’s genitals could talk, what would they say?” department…and Josh. First up, Bill led the march for science with Mike Mann recently…. …and then had a bizarre…

The Case for Pulling the U.S. Out of the Paris Climate Accord

By Ross McKitrick EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt has argued that the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is a bad deal for the U.S. because it doesn’t bind China and India.…

Oops, Warmists just lost the Antarctic peninsula – it is now cooling

A warming trend of 0.32 °C/decade during 1979–1997 to a cooling trend of − 0.47 °C/decade during 1999–2014. Remember the much ballyhooed paper that made the cover of Nature, Steig et al, “Warming…

Demand Investigation of the UAH Shooting!

Guest opinion by Leo Goldstein Like everyone here, I am outraged by the terrorist attack of Dr. John Christy’s office at the University of Alabama (UAH) that followed the so-called…

Update on Possible Ecoterror Attack at UAH – Scientists Christy/Spencer

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog: Ecoterrorism. Eco-terrorism is defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against people or…

Academic Freedom, Climate Change and Creationism

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Vice reports that some US States are using new academic freedom initiatives, designed to prevent climate indoctrination, to add courses about creationism to mainstream school…

In an attempt to discredit Judith Curry, Gavin at RealClimate shows how bad climate models really are

From the “whoopsie, that’s not what I meant” department Guest essay by Thomas Wiita A recent poster here wrote that they had stopped looking at the Real Climate web site,…

Political left, right similarly motivated to avoid rival views on climate change, and other topics

Ideological information bubbles conquer financial incentives From the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of…