The #ExxonKnew hearing – court transcript in full

People send me stuff. We’ve recently reported on the #ExxonKnew court case held in San Francisco on March 21st, 2018. I have received the entire transcript as recorded by the…

Claim: Climate is Endangering the Easter Island Statues

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Union of Concerned Scientists Climate and Energy director Adam Markham is concerned about the impact of climate change on the Easter Island statues – though…

'Orange Snow' invades Eastern Europe

From the “don’t eat that orange snow” department and the NOAA NPP satellite comes this interesting weather effect. Sahara Sand Dirties Eastern Europe’s Snow This side-by-side comparison from the Suomi…

Congenital Innumeracy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I came across an article that hypes a new “carbon capture” plant with the following headline: The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #309

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project By Ken Haapala, President   California Litigation, General: The public nuisance lawsuits by San Francisco and Oakland against…

Remember when we had to reduce CO2 emissions to zero to save the planet? NCAR says – Never mind.

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH (home of Dr. Kenneth Trenbert) and the “backpedaling on climate, it’s a travesty” department comes this story that sure looks like they realize climate…

#ParisAgreement climate accord fails – CO2 emissions growing worldwide- Trump vindicated for pulling out

The Paris Climate Accords Are Looking More and More Like Fantasy By David Wallace-Wells Remember Paris? It was not even two years ago that the celebrated climate accords were signed —…

New "simplified" Russian climate model promises faster results

From KAZAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY and the “Russian Collusion Department” First results were published in Geoscientific Model Development. Professor Aleksey Eliseev, Chief Research Associate at Kazan University’s Near Space Research Lab, comments, “To…

The Conversation: Asthma Inhalers Contribute to Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Conversation, people who use asthma inhalers release damaging amounts of greenhouse gasses. Your asthma puffer is probably contributing to climate change, but…