Climate chaos claims continue causing consternation

From the Oakland v. oil company lawsuit to ridiculous “research,” the onslaught never ends Guest essay by Paul Driessen Anyone who thought “manmade climate cataclysm” rhetoric couldn’t possibly exceed Obama era levels should read the complaint filed in the “public nuisance” lawsuit that’s being argued before Federal District Court Judge William Alsup in a California…

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Wyoming Residents Back Obama Clean Power Repeal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Speakers pointed out the deficiencies of former President Obama’s clean power plan at an EPA hearing in Wyoming on Tuesday. Speakers square off in Wyoming over Clean Power Plan repeal during final of four meetings Heather Richards 307-266-0592, Heather.Richards@trib.com Updated Mar 29, 2018 Miners, politicians and local business owners spoke…

The Children's Crusade (Lawsuit) Against Climate Change

Guest essay by Dale Leuck A so-far not-widely-noticed lawsuit was filed in the liberal United States District Court, Eugene Oregon Division, in September 2015, in response to the failure of the December 2009 Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change to reach any meaningful agreement, and in anticipation that the December 2015 Paris Climate Conference would also…

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Boston Judge Accepts Climate Necessity Defence, Dismisses Charges

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Judge Mary Ann Driscoll has dismissed criminal charges against protestors including Al Gore’s daughter on the grounds that their actions were necessary to prevent climate change. Judge sets aside charges in pipeline protest Jordan Graham Thursday, March 29, 2018 … The protesters, including Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice…

Tools to Spot the Spots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach People have asked about the tools that I use to look for any signature of sunspot-related solar variations in climate datasets. They’ve wondered whether these tools are up to the task. What I use are periodograms and Complete Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition (CEEMD). Periodograms show how much strength there is…

Visualizing the Dance of a Melting Snowflake

From NASA and the “I’m sure there’s a snowflake joke in there somewhere” department. NASA Visualizes the Dance of a Melting Snowflake NASA has produced the first three-dimensional numerical model of melting snowflakes in the atmosphere. Developed by scientist Jussi Leinonen of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, the model provides a better understanding…

Game over

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Skeptics 1, Fanatics 0. That’s the final score. The corrected mid-range estimate of Charney sensitivity, which is equilibrium sensitivity to doubled CO2 in the air, is less than half of the official mid-range estimates that have prevailed in the past four decades. Transient sensitivity of 1.25 K and Charney sensitivity…

Friday Funny: Climate emotion – for your smartphone

Josh tips me to this new trend. We’ve always known that the global climate issue and emotion seem to go together. After all, who can forget “weepy” Bill McKibben’s crying over some drought parched corn, or Ben Santer’s temptation to “beat the crap out of pat Michaels”. For just such occasions where millennials need to…