NAFTA Talks Stall Over Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Negotiations for a new North American Free Trade Agreement have reportedly stalled at least in part over whether climate change should be included in the text of the agreement. U.S. Fights Mention of ‘Climate Change’ in New Nafta By Josh Wingrove , Eric Martin , and Andrew Mayeda 16 December…

The Polar-Bear-Gate Saga: How a picture is worth a thousand lies – Paul Nicklen and Michael Mann vs Susan Crockford

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism What oddly seems to surprise so many people, reality can quickly disagree with the hypotheses and speculative models of scientists. The polar bear is a rich case in…

The sun is blank, NASA data shows it to be dimming

As the sun gets successively more blank with each day, due to lack of sunspots, it is also dimming. According to data from NASA’s Spaceweather, so far in 2017, 96 days (27%) of the days observing the sun have been without sunspots. Here is the view today from the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite: Today at…

BREAKING: Trump to remove ‘climate change’ as a national security threat

  This is encouraging news: The Trump administration will reverse course from previous Obama administration policy, eliminating climate change from a list of national security threats. The National Security Strategy to be released on Monday will emphasize the importance of balancing energy security with economic development and environmental protection, according to a source who has…

France24: US Climate Scientists Emigrating to France

Guest essay by Eric Worrall French government broadcaster France24 claims President Macron’s offer of fifty grants is luring climate scientists away from the US to work in France. US researchers flock to join Macron’s climate change project Latest update : 2017-12-13 Eighteen climate scientists, 13 of them based in the United States, were on Monday…