#ExxonKnew leader Eric Schneiderman resigns in disgrace amid physical abuse allegations

From the New York Times: New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has resigned, hours after multiple women accused him of being physically abusive. Eric T. Schneiderman, the New York State…

Climate Study: Conservatives Aren't Insane, They're Just Ignorant

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A climate psychology study by UQ Professor Matthew Hornsey suggests evidence that Conservatives are all conspiracy nuts is weak; Matthew instead believes that Conservatives have…

Looming Catastrophe: Power Grid Collapse Now In Sight in New York

“…many staff people at DPS, DEC, and NYISO who know this is going to end badly.” Guest essay by John Droz Jr. Here is a fascinating and revealing news article behind a…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #314

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President.   Behaving Like Bureaucrats? Last week’s TWTW discussed four significant issues regarding…

Renewable Energy Sources 24-31% More Feeble than Expected

Guest ridicule by David Middleton Low-carbon energy transition requires more renewables than previously thought Date: 2018-05-04 A new study by ICTA-UAB analyzes the impacts on lifestyles of substituting fossil fuels…

Monday Mirthiness: Climate Lessons from King Canute

Guest humor by Viv Forbes, Washpool   Qld Australia Climate Aristocrats and Bureaucrats from 190 nations are meeting in Bonn, dreaming up rules to “prevent the globe from warming more than…

Energy Realism at RFF (Krugman rebutted, decarbonization drawbacks specified)

By Robert Bradley Jr. of Master Resource A recent blog post by Daniel Raimi and Alan Krupnick of Resources for the Future (RFF) is unusual, even remarkable, given the institutional…

When will Insurance Executives Realise Climate Advocates Understand Insurance Better than They Do?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate advocates are scolding AMP for appointing climate skeptic David Murray as their new CEO. AMP forges new path by appointing climate denier as chairman…