The Post-Paris China Syndrome

Guest post by David Middleton I’m beginning to think that President Trump’s wise decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord has induced a new strain of Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS): The Post-Paris China Syndrome (PPCS) Two Real Clear Energy articles are the perfect examples of PPCS: Which Top 3 Polluter Dominates Wind And Solar?…

Wind power fails in Canada – a 23 year life span not likely to be replaced

From the Calgary Herald and the “waiting of the government cash cow” department: Oldest commercial wind farm in Canada headed for scrapyard after 23 years By: DAN HEALING, CALGARY HERALD The oldest commercial wind power facility in Canada has been shut down and faces demolition after 23 years of transforming brisk southern Alberta breezes into electricity — and its owner says…

Study: Global warming directly linked to ocean surface temperature changes

Understanding multi-decadal global warming rate changes INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES A long-standing mystery is that, despite the persistently increased greenhouse gases emissions throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the globally-averaged surface temperature has shown distinct multi-decadal fluctuations since 1900, including two weak global warming slowdowns in the mid-twentieth century and…

Pie in the sky? Researchers say they found a CO2 to Fuel catalyst

Researchers find a surprise just beneath the surface in carbon dioxide experiment Caltech, Berkeley Lab teams combines theory, X-ray experiments to explain what’s at work in copper catalyst CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY In a classic tale of science taking twists and turns before coming to a conclusion, two teams of researchers–one a group of theorists…