UN Climate Secretariat Releases its First Annual Report

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Listed amongst this year’s achievements is the climate gender action plan and an initiative for technology sharing. UN Climate Change Secretariat Releases First Ever Annual Report May 2nd, 2018 by Joshua S Hill The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat released its first ever annual report this week, outlining key achievements…

‘Spider lightning’ seen from space

From NOAA/NESDIS: When you spend 24/7/365 staring at Earth, you see some strange things. The NOAA GOES East satellite (GOES-16) witnessed a frightening display of stratiform, or ‘spider’ lightning as it’s known, in October 2017 over the central plains in the U.S. The GOES-R series of satellites (which includes GOES-16 and the recently launched GOES-17)…

The ‘Population Bomb’ (that bombed) Turns 50

Essay by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. This month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most destructive books of the last century, The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich. The 1968 doomsday bestseller generated hysteria over the future of the world and the Earth’s waning ability to sustain human life, as Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich offered a series of…

Is climate alarmist consensus about to shatter?

Foreword by Paul Driessen A new study by climatologists Nicholas Lewis and Judith Curry concludes that Earth’s “equilibrium climate sensitivity” (ECS) to more atmospheric carbon dioxide is as much as 50% lower than climate alarmists have been claiming. That their paper was published in the Journal of Climate  suggests that the asserted “97% consensus” of…

GISS Global Land-Ocean Temperature Index Vs GHCN

Guest analysis by Mark Fife This is the state of the world’s surface temperatures according to NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies from 1880 through 2017. It is indeed a very bleak picture. As I see it, this is showing an exponential rise in temperatures starting at the beginning of the 20th century. Of course,…