100% Renewables by 2035 – Surprise New York Primary Winner Takes on Democrat Climate “Moderates”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the surprise winner of the NY-14 Primary upset has just proven that the problem with establishment Democrats is they just aren’t committed enough. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is the Climate Change Hardliner the Planet Needs Becky Ferreira Jun 28 2018, 1:01am Ocasio-Cortez upset the NY-14 primary with a progressive agenda…

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Has a new volcano formed in Hawaii?

Story by David Rothery Professor of Planetary Geosciences, The Open University Kilauea, the most active volcano on Hawaii, has been in continual eruption since 1983. It entered a new phase in early May when fractures along a rift on the eastern side of the volcano opened during a series of earthquakes – some of which became volcanic fissures…

Point: summer deaths can be avoided by sticking to Paris agreement Counterpoint: so would cheap electricity and air conditioning

From the UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL and the “missed solutions that don’t fit the narrative” department Adhering to Paris Agreement climate goal could significantly decrease heat-related summer deaths The paper, published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change, demonstrates that, all else being equal, mortality due to high temperatures could be significantly reduced (15-22 per cent per…

Protesters Aren’t Stopping US Pipeline Network Growth

By Steve Goreham Opposition to oil and gas pipelines produces sensational headlines. Protests of the Keystone XL, Dakota Access, and numerous smaller projects are well-covered by the media, creating the impression of an industry halted by public outcry. But the US pipeline network is steadily expanding and safety is improving. Construction efforts for oil and…

Survey tries to assess the usefulness of climate models

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES and the “all models are wrong, some might be useful” department. Researchers work toward systematic assessment of climate models A research team based at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., has published the results of an international survey designed to assess the relative importance climate scientists…