RED TEAM- BLUE TEAM DEBATE —

By Dr. S. Fred Singer An essay in the current issue [Oct 2017] of Eos [house-organ & newsletter of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)] is titled “Red, Blue – and…

Good news! Oysters may be safe from ocean acidification

From the UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH Future climate change may not adversely affect seafood quality The eating qualities of UK oysters may not be adversely affected by future ocean acidification and global…

“Wall Street loves electric cars, America loves trucks,” Tesla news, cobalt cliffs, lithium landslides and real disruptive innovation.

Guest musings by David Middleton #BUSINESS NEWSOCTOBER 27, 2017 / 12:47 AM / 4 DAYS AGO Wall Street loves electric cars, America loves trucks Paul Lienert, Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters)…

Climate change to make volcanoes more climate disruptive

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH and the “It’s models, all the way down” department. Future volcanic eruptions could cause more climate disruption Climate change reduces…

Ancient asteroid collision put Earth in the freezer

From AGU: Dinosaur-killing asteroid impact may have cooled Earth’s climate more than previously thought WASHINGTON D.C. — The Chicxulub asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs likely released far more…

Study: Home buyers don’t pay more for energy efficient homes

From the NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Energy efficiency labeling for homes has little effect on purchase price Labeling doesn’t appear to convince home buyers to pay more for…

Atmospheric Monthly Moisture Waves for the Full Atmosphere – or something else?

Guest essay by Michael Wallace, Hydrologist I’m sharing something which likely has been observed and perhaps even written widely about, yet I cannot find examples in the popular or peer…

16,000 Additional Wind Turbines Required to Power British Electric Car Fleet

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – According to Professor Jack Ponton of Edinburgh University, an additional 16,000 wind turbines covering 90,000 square kilometres (35,000 square miles) will be…

How Google and MSM Use “Fact Checkers” to Flood Us with Fake Claims

Guest essay by Leo Goldstein The Left implemented a novel technique of the Big Lie that I will call a Flooding Fake here.  This technique was especially widely used by…

Claim: The Red Sea is warming faster than the global average

From KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (KAUST) and the “turbidity and albedo, what’s that?” department. “The global rate of ocean warming has many consequences for life on this…

Some Failed Climate Predictions

By Javier Here, for the first time in public, is Javier’s entire collection of massive, “consensus” climate science prediction failures. This collection is carefully selected from only academics or high-ranking…

Agitators, regulators and predators on the prowl

They’re going for a knockout and jackpot on a farm chemical, a corporation – and science Guest essay by Paul Driessen Legal and scientific ethics seem to have become irrelevant,…

An end to GRACE

The successful US/German satellite gravity mission GRACE comes to an end after 15 years On March 17, 2002, the twin satellites of the NASA/German Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #289

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for…

Getting them Young: Climate Educators Create a Game for 12 Year Olds

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate change crusaders are concerned that at 16 years old, the age Climate is officially introduced to the Australian school curriculum, too many kids are…

Claim: climate change will dry out bamboo, slowly killing Madagascar’s bamboo lemurs

From CELL PRESS, a claim that anyone who has ever dealt with fast growing bamboo would have a very hard time believing – see details why at the end of…

A normal part of nature – sea ice retreat in Antarctica

From the UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ‘Scars’ left by icebergs record West Antarctic ice retreat ten thousand years ago – occurred under climate conditions that were relatively similar to those of today. Thousands…

Astronomers discover planet with scorching snow

Some real science from Penn State: Astronomers discover sunscreen snow falling on hot exoplanet Astronomers at Penn State have used the Hubble Space Telescope to find a blistering-hot giant planet…

An Informative Interview with István Markó

This interview was published by Breitbart News Network, in an edited version, on 28 October 2017. Here is the complete version. István Markó (1956 – 2017) was a professor and researcher in…

The Atmospheric Lapse Rate and Molar Density

By Andy May, Michael Connolly and Ronan Connolly In this post, we will discuss the tropopause, atmospheric molar density and the lapse rate (the change in atmospheric temperature with altitude).…

Philosophy, uncertainty, probability, consensus, the IPCC, and all that…

So What Happened to the Philosophy? Guest essay by John Ridgway Many years ago, when I was studying at university, an old joke was doing the rounds in the corridors…

Inconvenient: oceans continue to cool

From the way media and climate scientists portray the global air temperature this past year, you’d think there was only one place to go – up. For example, Gavin is…

Spectacular UFO reported in Siberia

The Siberian Times reports: Reports of spectacular UFO – a giant glowing ball lighting the sky – in Siberia Fears from locals of ‘aliens arriving’, but there is a surprising explanation…

Quote of the Week: dissing McIntyre on ‘mental health’ …backfires

From the “upside down Mann” department; something I missed while on holiday this summer. Steve McIntyre writes below about a climate scientist at USC, who goes a bit too far,…