Why I Don’t Deny: Confessions of a Climate Skeptic — Part 2

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Note:  Please read Part 1 before reading this — this is a continuation of that essay (a rather long continuation….) The last point I made in Part 1 of this essay was this: The IPCC in their synthesis report for policy makers says that human emissions of greenhouse gases [“atmo­spheric…

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Of Water And Albedo

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As usual, there is more to learn in the CERES satellite dataset. I got to thinking of the idea put forth by Lacis 2010. He announced model results claiming that if the only modeled greenhouse gas in the modeled atmosphere were modeled water, the model world would basically evolve to a…

AGW Gatekeepers Censor The CO2-Climate Debate By Refusing To Publish Author’s Response To Criticism

A 2017 peer-reviewed paper authored by physicist Dr. Hermann Harde drew considerable response upon its publication in the journal Global and Planetary Change.  Harde’s conclusion that less than 15% of the increase in CO2 concentration since the 19th century could be attributed to anthropogenic emissions was deemed unacceptable by gatekeepers of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) viewpoint.  A…

Monday Mirthiness – The climate intolerance platform

Josh writes on Twitter:: A riposte to hilarious letter in Graun from intolerant alarmists. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/26/climate-change-is-real-we-must-not-offer-credibility-to-those-who-deny-it … … Even funnier, @Jonathan__Leake says Porrit works for Palm Oil industry clearing forests. Jonathon Porritt, now wkg for palm oil industry. Says "good idea" to clearcut tropical forests as it cuts poverty! http://t.co/uC13raFfnA — Jonathan Leake (@Jonathan__Leake) September 4, 2014 Here…

Germany’s retreat from Paris Climate Accord goals

Via Reuters: Merkel says EU should meet existing emissions aims, not set new ones A proliferation of extreme weather events around the world provides ample evidence that climate change is a reality, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, but she rejected calls for more ambitious climate protection goals. But Merkel said such calls, most…