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 the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) from a resolution by the UN General Assembly to address possible future, human-induced,…

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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 energy policy program concludes that Germany’s Energiewende is a colossal and hugely expensive debacle. “Germany’s Federal Audit Office has accused the federal government of having…

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 in September since 1971. That year, the weather stations Soesterberg and Winterswijk recorded minimum temperatures of -2.2 and -2.4 degrees on 16 September. Other places in…

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 relationship between the location of the North American Jet Stream and extreme weather is a breakthrough in the understanding of solar forced climate change. Five…

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 to geo-engineer the climate might exacerbate the spread of Malaria. Now is the time to answer questions about climate engineering disease impacts Date: September 28,…

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 preindustrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels”. Below, is an explanation of the different elements of this…

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 the book. As I recall, the outright winner for lowest percentage was Umberto Eco’s Name of the Rose with only 6%. It is an excellent…

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 to 1979–1997.” Of course, the authors, being biased towards the universal boogeyman of CO2, had only one thing on their minds. But a recent essay…