Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #286

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week. “Do not feel absolutely certain of anything.” – Bertrand Russell, “A Liberal Decalogue” from…

Reported Plunge in Renewable Costs Prompts Aussie Government to Pull Subsidies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian government is so impressed by the alleged plunge in renewable and battery storage costs they think it will no longer be necessary to…

Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people

Foreword: It seems nearly everyone wants to advance sustainability principles. The problem is, no one really knows what they are. Real sustainability means responsible conservation and stewardship of natural resources.…

Weak solar cycle continues – the sun is spotless again

Guest essay by David Archibald The sun today – spotless Image from the Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum Solar Update October 2017 Solar activity continues to look weak.  If the…