Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #330

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Thirty Years of Error? In 1988, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was created by the UN under…

Monbiot: The Stimulus Effect of the Renewable Economy is Tempting Green Entrepreneurs to Fly More

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Guardian Columnist George Monbiot, the renewable energy economy is putting so much money into the pockets of greens, that money is being blown…

Germany’s Energiewende program exposed as a catastrophic failure

EU climate alarmist champion Germany has its Energiewende program exposed as a catastrophic failure with enormous costs Guest essay by Larry Hamlin An audit of the EU’s leading climate alarmism…

Coldest September night in the Netherlands in 47 years

Winter chill seems to be getting a head start this year Last night the temperature at weather station Twenthe (near Enschede) dropped to -1.5 degrees.It has not been that cold…

Hunger Stones and Tree Ring evidence suggests solar cycle influence on climate

The Solar Cycle is responsible for extreme weather and Climate change According to Tree ring and Hunger Stone events by Francis Tucker Manns Ph.D., P.Geo (Ontario) Artesian Geological Research Abstract Recent discovery of the…

Claim: Climate Geo-engineering Might Exacerbate Malaria

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Geo-engineering is worse than we thought. Not only would geo-engineering depress crop yields by starving plants of sunlight, it now looks likely any serious attempt…

It is worse than we thought – by Latitude

Guest essay by Sheldon Walker – (agree-to-disagree.com) The central objective of the Paris Agreement is its long-term temperature goal to hold global average temperature increase to “well below 2°C above…

Elon Musk steps down from Tesla over Tweet, fined 20 million dollars

From NYT: Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, under pressure from his lawyers and investors, reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Saturday to resolve a securities fraud…

What is the Meaningful 97% in the Climate Debate?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball For a brief period, the New York Times added a column to their best-seller book list. It identified the percentage of people who finished reading…

Revisiting the Mystery of Stratospheric Cooling

This paper claims that stratospheric cooling is the work of “greenhouse gases”. Saying: “An extended satellite temperature record and the chemistry‐climate models show weaker global stratospheric cooling over 1998–2016 compared…

New Book – Climate Basics: Nothing to Fear

By Rod Martin, Jr Afraid of the future? Don’t be. When we’re armed with the basic facts of climate, we can more easily spot the lies that the corrupt, corporate news…

Canada — And The World — Abandon Green Energy Agenda

Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future By Larry Solomon Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s repeal of…

WaPo’s Non-Shocking, Non-Discovery

Trump Auto Rule: Washington Post’s Non-Shocking Non-Discovery Guest essay by Marlo Lewis, Jr., CEI Today in the Washington Post, Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, and Chris Mooney bash the Trump Administration’s SAFE Vehicles Rule, a…

NASA: The chill of solar minimum is being felt in our atmosphere – cooling trend seen

By Dr. Tony Phillips (Reprinted with permission of Spaceweather.com) Sept. 27, 2018: The sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age. Sunspots have been absent for…

Essay: Solar cycle wave frequency linked to jet stream changes

It’s not the heat It’s the humidity  By Francis Tucker Manns, PhD   Abstract: The sun controls climate change. Not industry. Not you. Not me. It is the sun. Solar cycle 24,…

Germany fails to meet EU climate targets, will get billed billions

From Focus Magazin (h/t to GWPF) The failure to meet European Union climate targets will cost Germany billions. According to a report, the German deficit means the government will have to…

Elon Musk sued for fraud by SEC, Tesla electric car company stock tanks

U.S. securities regulators on Thursday sought to force Tesla Inc. TSLA -0.67% Chief Executive Elon Musk out of the company he helped get off the ground about 15 years ago, alleging he misled shareholders when he…

Greener Transport? World’s First Flying Car to Go On Sale Next Month

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The global automobile carbon footprint is about to get a significant boost, with the dawn of the age of flying cars. World’s first flying car…

Claim: 4C Global Warming Will Only Cost One Year of World GDP Growth – But Its Worse Than You Thought

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Read the words of a financially literate reporter struggling to reconcile the almost immeasurably small UN estimated economic impact of global warming against all the…

“We” must all sacrifice for the environment

Foreword by Paul Dreissen Being “hoisted by his own petard” means the bomb maker gets blown up and lifted sky high by his own explosive device. Former Colorado Department of…

Latest climate complaint: Arctic plants are getting “too tall”

Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to research from a global scientific collaboration. While the region is usually thought of as a vast, desolate…

In a new book, physicist says evidence of human role in climate “Is lacking”

In a new book from Physicist Ralph B. Alexander, Science Under Attack: The Age of Unreason, he sees  “abuses in science”. Excerpts: Evidence and logic are lacking in many areas of public…

The BBC formally bans climate skeptics

The BBC has told staff they no longer need to invite climate-change skeptics on to its program.    It instructs staff: “Be aware of ‘false balance’: as climate change is…

Sea Level Speculation Irresponsibly Threatens Property Owners

By Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Pacifica California, just south of…