Balancing nuclear and renewable energy

By Cathy Milostan, Argonne National Laboratory Nuclear power plants typically run either at full capacity or not at all. Yet the plants have the technical ability to adjust to the…

Britain Cuts Climate Change Diplomatic Staff by 25%

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is upset that the British Government foreign minister Boris Johnson has cut the number of staff tasked with negotiating international acceptance of global…

Uniformitarian Impact Craters… "Same as it ever was."

Guest essay by David Middleton Over the past few years (2010-2018), WUWT has featured at least 14 posts on the possibility that the Younger Dryas stadial could have been triggered…

China's Urban Heat Island Problem

How does urban-induced warming in Beijing interact with air temperature in summer? INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Beijing has undergone several important urbanization development stages since late…

Study: Light from energy saving LED's may be giving us cancer

From the “law of unintended consequences” department comes this finding, suggesting that the push for eco-friendly energy savings may be doing more harm to us than good. Study links night…

Study: cut down trees in California to save billions of gallons of water

From the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION and the “tree huggers nightmare” department Billions of gallons of water saved by thinning forests Too many trees in Sierra Nevada forests stress water supplies, scientists…

A Look at the Shape of Temperature Change Over Time

Guest essay by Mark Fife There are many times, when dealing with the analysis of real world data, looking at the average alone really doesn’t provide a complete picture of…

A positive perspective on electric vehicles

Because we recently ran a story that was highly critical of electric cars, here’s a positive story for balance. – Anthony Guest essay by Jan Kjetil Andersen, Jkandersen.no Csens.org I…