Libertarian Plan for Tahitian Climate Proof Floating Cities

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Worried about rising sea levels? According to the Seasteading Institute and Blue Frontiers, the solution is a self governing libertarian network of floating cities loosely attached to French Polynesia. A floating Pacific island is in the works with its own government, cryptocurrency and 300 houses … Camille Bianchi Published 5:01…

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Study: Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Atmospheric Rivers

WASHINGTON — A new study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmospheric rivers across most of the globe by the end of this century, while slightly reducing their number. The new study, published online in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, projects atmospheric rivers will be…

The Climate of Gavin

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Gavin Schmidt, who I am given to understand is a good computer programmer, is one of the principals at the incongruously named website “RealClimate”. The name is incongruous because they censor anyone who dares to disagree with their revealed wisdom. I bring this up because I’m on Twitter, @WEschenbach. You’re…

WINNING: Trump officials discussed whether to ‘ignore’ climate data

From The Hill: Trump officials discussed whether to ‘ignore’ climate data: report White House officials discussed the possibility of ignoring federal climate data, according to an internal memo that highlights the Trump administration’s struggles with established climate change science. The Washington Post reports that a memo, drafted in September by Michael Catanzaro, the then-White House special assistant…

New GOES-17 weather satellite has a cooling problem – may be ‘a loss’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The nation’s newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem that could affect the quality of its pictures. The trouble is with the GOES-17 satellite’s premier instrument for taking images of hurricanes, wildfires, volcanic eruptions and other natural calamities, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

Climate Litigation: The Latest Green Effort to Overturn Democracy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens openly admit they have given up on winning voter support for their climate agenda. Climate Change Warriors’ Latest Weapon of Choice Is Litigation By Jeremy Hodges, Lauren Leatherby and Kartikay Mehrotra May 24, 2018 In the global fight against climate change, one tool is proving increasingly popular: litigation. From…