Premier Rachel Notley of Alberta

Pipeline Fury: Alberta Withdraws from Canada’s National Climate Plan

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Premier Rachel Notley has just announced Alberta’s withdrawal from Federal carbon pricing, though she plans to keep the Alberta province carbon tax. Premier Rachel Notley pulls Alberta out of federal climate plan over Trans Mountain ruling ‘Albertans are angry, I am angry,’ premier says of Thursday’s federal court ruling CBC…

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Global Warming to bring biblical insect plague

From the UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT and the “plague of locusts” department Global warming: More insects, eating more crops Global loss of wheat, rice and maize projected to rise 10-25 percent per degree of warming Crop losses for critical food grains will increase substantially as the climate warms, as rising temperatures increase the metabolic rate and population…

NASA: Indications of water on Jupiter

How a NASA Scientist Looks in the Depths of the Great Red Spot to Find Water on Jupiter For centuries, scientists have worked to understand the makeup of Jupiter. It’s no wonder: this mysterious planet is the biggest one in our solar system by far, and chemically, the closest relative to the Sun. Understanding Jupiter…

Arctic ice claims another ship – this time with a sinking

A few days ago we had this: Another “Ship of Fools” gets grounded in Arctic ice, needs rescue Jay Ayer writes via WUWT Tips and Notes email: An 11 meter sailboat was crushed and sunk by arctic ice in the Bellot strait on 8/29/2018. The vessel was attempting the Northwest Passage. The captain may have believed…

Dramatic polar light show on Saturn

WASHINGTON — Astronomers using the Hubble Space telescope have taken a series of images featuring the fluttering auroras at the north pole of Saturn. The observations were taken in ultraviolet light and the resulting images provide astronomers with the most comprehensive picture so far of Saturn’s northern aurora. In 2017, over a period of seven…

New book shreds the “climate to extreme weather” link

After nearly every hurricane, heatwave, drought, or other extreme weather event, commentators rush to link the disaster with climate change. But what does the science say? In this fully revised and updated edition of Disasters & Climate Change, renowned political scientist Roger Pielke Jr. takes a close look at the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on…