CASE DISMISSED – Federal Judge puts the final nail in the coffin of California’ ‘Global Warming Lawsuit’ against oil companies

From the “It’s dead Jim” department comes this ruling from the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, and Judge Alsup: Some excerpts of the ruling: The question is therefore whether or not plaintiffs’ alleged harm — namely, the effects of global warming-induced sea level rise — would have occurred even absent each…

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NYT: Global Greening, Faster Plant Growth, is Bad

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Howard “Cork” Hayden – According to New York Times all the commercial greenhouse growers who artificially elevate CO2 in greenhouses to more than double natural atmospheric levels are making a terrible mistake, because increased CO2 does not produce better crop yields. ‘Global Greening’ Sounds Good. In the Long Run,…

A Geological Perspective of Wildfires

Guest essay by David Middleton Warning: This is a long post, >5,200 words. Introduction This post was inspired by Anthony Watts’ recent post about wildfires and their unwillingness to cooperate with the Gorebal Warming narrative. If the “climate” was warming faster or sea level was rising faster “than at any time in the past 2000…

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind!

Foreword: Environmental activists always claim they merely want better public policies, to save the Earth and its endangered species. Far too often, their real goal is acquiring more money and power – by misdiagnosing and misrepresenting, exaggerating and fabricating, ecological crises. It’s the road to the hell of badpublic policy. And it’s not always paved…

Climatology’s startling error – an update

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Well, we sent out our paper On an error in defining temperature feedback to a leading journal for review. The reviewers did not like it at all. “And, gracious! How Lord Lundy cried!” We are persevering, though, for in our submission nothing the reviewers have said in any way undermines…