Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #301

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Skepticism: In an essay titled “Be Skeptical of Those Who Treat Science as an Ideology” appearing in the Wall Street Journal, Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann discusses the difference between anti-science and skepticism,…

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"Atmosphere Cancer" – The Latest Name for Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Business Insider, renowned marketing expert Seth Godin suggested in an interview that “atmosphere cancer” would be a far more engaging term to promote climate action, than “global warming” or “climate change”. ‘Call it atmosphere cancer’ – How the world’s best-known marketer would tackle global warming Tom Turula 26…

Timing Is Everything

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach My theory about the climate is that the global temperature is regulated in large part by the timing and strength of the daily appearance of tropical clouds and thunderstorms. I hold that when the tropical temperatures are higher, that the cumulus cloud field and associated thunderstorms forms both earlier and…

Paris Flooding, Again

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Paris, France is flooding again.  The River Seine has risen over its banks and streets are covered with slowing moving yellowish water.  The Louvre is building sandbag barriers to protect its statuary. There is talk, as always, that the culprit is the dreaded modern boogeyman — Climate Change. As…

What to believe? Models or GRACE data?

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN and the “not so amazing GRACE” department. Discrepancies between satellite and global model estimates of land water storage Research led by The University of Texas at Austin has found that calculations of water storage in many river basins from commonly used global computer models differ markedly from independent storage…

EU Appoints Climate Skeptic as Environment Council President

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Pro-EU greens are in shock, after the appointment of Bulgarian Environment Minister, Trump fan and Climate Skeptic Neno Dimov as President of the EU Environment Council. A ‘Climate Skeptic’ Just Took Charge Of EU Environment Policy Dave Keating, CONTRIBUTOR JAN 25, 2018 @ 12:00 PM Neno Dimov, the man who…