Ben Cavet skiing the moguls

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 change could affect the way we exercise Sarah Berry APRIL 26 2017 The extreme changes of weather recently – from a seemingly endless heatwave to seemingly…

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 Climate Statement”. It has not exactly made headlines: even the Mainstream media are tired of yet another pietistic, self-serving demand that more taxpayers’ money should…

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. But that implies it could be fixed by imposing the same ruinous terms on developing countries—which would in fact just spread the damage. The real…

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 of the Antarctic ice-sheet surface since the 1957 International Geophysical Year”, Nature, Jan 22, 2009 that included some conspicuously errant Mannian math from the master of making…