Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Save the World from Climate Change?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – Cortez shocked establishment Democrats when she won the NY-14 Primary a few weeks ago. But even climate advocates are skeptical that a transition to 100% renewables could be achieved by 2035, and are skeptical of Cortez’s apparent rejection of the nuclear option. Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…

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Huff Post: Climate Activist Green Groups “Lack Diversity”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Too much focus on protecting white polar bears, not enough focus on protecting “marginalized communities”. Fighting Climate Change Means Fighting Inequality And Intolerance No issue exists in a vacuum, including climate change. By Phil Newell 07/03/2018 11:34 am ET … Prejudice undermines science Last month, Nexus Media reported on a…

BP data analysis: Global CO2 emissions 1965 – 2017

2017 Global CO2 emissions Guest essay by Ed Hoskins The following calculations and graphics are based on information on worldwide CO2 emission levels published by BP in June 2018 for the period from 1965 up until the end of 2017. https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html The data can be summarised as follows: Some initial points arising from the BP…

UAH Global Temperature Report: June 2018

Global Temperature Report: June 2018 Global climate trend since Dec. 1 1978: +0.13 C per decade June Temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.21 C (+0.38 °F) above seasonal average Northern Hemisphere.: +0.38 C (+0.68 °F) above seasonal average Southern Hemisphere.: +0.04 C (+0.07 °F) above seasonal average Tropics.: +0.12 C (+0.22 °F) above seasonal average…

‘Climate debate of the decade’ video released

WUWT readers likely recall that the Pay Per View video event went horribly wrong from a technical standpoint and was essentially unwatchable online. This new recording, which was not online, was professionally done, and is completely watchable and intelligible. It also features full screen slides. Video follows. From the publisher: On June 12, 2018 renowned…

The Hansen forecasts 30 years later

From Dr. Judith Curry’s site, a discussion of Hansen’s original forecasts as seen below: by Ross McKitrick and John Christy How accurate were James Hansen’s 1988 testimony and subsequent JGR article forecasts of global warming? According to a laudatory article by AP’s Seth Borenstein, they “pretty much” came true, with other scientists claiming their accuracy was “astounding” and “incredible.”  Pat Michaels…

The reason for Earth’s stable climate over millennia proposed

From the university of Exeter: Scientists propose solution to ‘Gaia puzzle’ Scientists may have solved a long-standing puzzle over why conditions on Earth have remained stable enough for life to evolve over billions of years. The ‘Gaia’ hypothesis proposed that living things interacting with inorganic processes somehow keep the planet in a state where life…