Oddly quiet sun: 3 weeks without sunspots

The sun has been blank for 21 straight days–a remarkable 3 weeks without sunspots. This is an almost decade-class event. The last time the sun lost its spots for 21 consecutive days was in the year 2009 coming on the heels of an historic solar minimum. With the current stretch of blank suns, solar minimum…

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Google Steps in to Fund United Nations Climate Programmes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall More evidence that taxpayer funds are not required for climate research. UN Environment and Google announce ground-breaking partnership to protect our planet New York, 16 July 2018 – UN Environment and Google announced today a global partnership that promises to change the way we see our planet. Combining environmental science,…

What psychological science can offer to reducing climate change

From the University of Amsterdam and the answer is nothing department comes this Lewandowsky style premise with an irrational idea: “climate change, at least in part, is rooted in human behavior”. What psychological science can offer to reducing climate change For some years, there is a good deal of consensus among scientific experts that climate…

Why we’re winning: WUWT gets more page views than the last two remaining government websites on climate

NBC News: Two government websites on climate change survive in the Trump era Reports of climate science being scrubbed from U.S. government websites arrived early in President Donald Trump’s tenure. And the hits keep coming. From the Environmental Protection Agency, to the Energy Department, to the State Department and beyond, references to climate change, greenhouse…

The cost of offshore wind power: worse than we thought

By Andrew Montford A few days ago, the BBC’s Roger Harrabin mentioned a new suggestion that instead of cutting up redundant oil rigs, we should simply sink them to the bottom of the sea, where they would become artificial reefs that would encourage a flourishing of marine flora and fauna. Observant readers of his Twitter feed…