New drought record- no tornadoes so far this year in Oklahoma

Oklahoma tornado drought to start 2018.  By Tom Di Liberto If there is one state in the country that immediately conjures up images of tornadoes, it has to be Oklahoma. After all, it’s the home to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center and the National Severe Storms Laboratory, and it’s located in the heart of “Tornado Alley.” Oklahoma…

“Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly”, is not linked to ‘climate change’ by study, despite what the NYT says

Guest Commentary by Kip Hansen   Science News treated us to an interesting quip on 2 May titled “Tick-borne and mosquito-borne illnesses are on the rise in the United States” written by Roni Dengler.  Dengler writes:   “Warmer weather is a major cause for the explosion in these vector-transmitted diseases, The New York Times reports, as…

Friday Funny: European Union’s failing grade on CO2 emissions

But, but, THE PARIS ACCORD! BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels increased in 2017, statistics office Eurostat said on Friday, indicating that the reduction of emissions blamed for climate change remains a challenge. Josh has his take on the issue: Image source: Eurostat report (PDF) Carbon emissions in the EU were up…

A look at the workings of ‘Climate Propaganda Inc.’

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Left and Right in America are in thrall to propaganda. Here is the latest in climate doomsterism. This shows how it turns science into propaganda. It does not explain why we love these stories. It does not explain how we can regain our skepticism and desire…