“100s of Millions of People will Die” – ACF Climate Change Warning about Breaching the 1.5C Limit

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Bob in Castlemaine; The Head of the Australian Conservation Foundation Kelly O’Shanassy delivered a solemn warning last Tuesday to a packed audience of journalists,…

For Halloween – “The Climate Mash’

For years, climate crusaders have trying to scare humanity, and the scare tactics have mostly fallen flat. Few listen anymore because doom and gloom just doesn’t sell, unless you are…

Young Students Going on Strike to Protest Climate Change Inaction

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The SMH has published a letter from students explaining why they have decided to go on strike. But in my opinion this strike action is…

FAIL: symbolic Fukushima wind turbine to be removed – “too expensive to run”

A floating wind turbine built off Fukushima Prefecture to symbolize recovery efforts after the 2011 nuclear disaster will be removed, a government source has said. The offshore power facility was…

REBUTTAL: IPCC SR15 Climate Change Report is Based on Faulty Premises

Via Friends of Science, Press Release today. IPCC SR15 Climate Change Report is Based on Faulty Premises that Will Lead to Poor Public Policy says Friends of Science Society in…

Where Icebergs Go to Die

Today’s story is the answer to the October 2018 puzzler. which was also covered on WUWT This could be a scene out of a spooky movie. But reality is just as…

NASA satellite spots weird fire in the middle of the Atlantic

The cause? A strange radiation anomaly over the Atlantic ocean. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured this night image of the South Atlantic. The red…

Law enforcement climate schemers get exposed by TV ads

“LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR RENT”: GAO RELEASES 5 TV ADS RE: MERCENARY BLOOMBERG/AGs CLIMATE SCHEME (Washington, DC)  Climate Litigation Watch, a project of the public interest law firm Government Accountability &…

Climate Scientists Invading Children’s Games to “Answer Questions” on Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate scientists are thrilled they have found a way to bypass parents and schools, and talk directly to the children of strangers via the internet.…

Back to the Cretaceous! Because… CLIMATE CHANGE!

Guest AEUHHH??? by David Middleton We are heading for a New Cretaceous, not for a new normal Peter Forbes is a science writer whose work has appeared in New Scientist,…

New paper by Pielke Jr. – weather related disasters are decreasing in costs

This new paper from Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. is likely not going to be popular with the doomer crowd, because it takes the wind out of their sails when it…

Washington State to Impose Carbon Tax… Because Climate Change and Chicken Little of the Sea!

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Energy & Environment Washington could be the first state to charge for carbon emissions that cause climate change By Steven Mufson October 28 The bride…

Another Look at Michael Crichton’s ‘State of Fear’ – Part 1

SUBTITLE: Nobody Knows How Much of the Global Surface Warming from 1861 to 2005 Is Human-induced or Naturally Occurring. Climate Scientists Are Only Guessing. And Their Guesses Are Based on…

Weapons grade stupidity at The Guardian: “climate change is driving force behind migrant caravan”

From “the stupid, it burns like white phosporous” department comes this epic level of journalistic bullhockey. The unseen driver behind the migrant caravan: climate change Oliver Milman in New York,…

Remember when climate crusaders told us coral atolls would be the first to go with sea level rise? Never mind.

From the coral atolls actually go with the flow we told you so department comes this Tuvalu denied moment. For the last 20 years climate scientists and campaigners have warned that…

Nitrogen Dioxide Sense and Nonsense

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach According to the National Center for Biotechnology information, we have: “Nitrogen dioxide (NO2). A highly poisonous gas. Exposure produces inflammation of lungs that may only…

How Bad is HadCRUT4 Data?

Guest Essay by Renee Hannon Introduction This post is a coarse screening assessment of HadCRUT4 global temperature anomalies to determine the impact, if any, of data quality and data coverage.…

Study: Bitcoin Mining Could Push Global Warming Over the 2C Threshold

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Will Silicon Valley give up its energy intensive cryptocurrency to save the planet? Bitcoin Mining Alone Could Raise Global Temperatures Above Critical Limit By 2033…

Moving The Goalposts: IPCC Secretly Redefines what ‘Climate’ means

From the “watch the pea under the thimble” department, the IPCC appears to have secretly changed the definition of what constitutes ‘climate’ by mixing existing and non-existing data By Dr.…

Location of large mystery source of banned ozone depleting substance uncovered

From the University of Bristol The compound, carbon tetrachloride, contributes to the destruction of the Earth’s ozone layer, which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation. As a result, the production…

FT Funny: We can Solve Climate Change by Developing Affordable Green Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall It would all be so simple if engineers just got on with it and solved the problems. Science can succeed on climate change where politics…

Scottish Sunspots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update At End] In a recent post, Anthony published Leif Svalgaard’s new paper showing 9,000 years of reconstructed solar activity. Svalgaard paper: Reconstruction of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #333

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)   Biased: TWTW has been accused as being…

Does the U.S. (and green tech) have a looming technology-security minerals crisis?

Foreword Impacts from the 1973 OPEC oil embargo could pale by comparison to an embargo or other disrupted access to the exotic, critical and strategic metals and minerals that are…