Dutch Court Upholds 25% Emissions Cut in 5 years Climate Change Ruling

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Dutch court of appeals has upheld a 2015 ruling which demanded that the government cut CO2 emissions by 25% in five years. Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate change ruling Netherlands ordered to increase emissions cuts in historic ruling that puts ‘all world governments on notice’ A court in…

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Wildfires: Separating Demagoguery from the Science

Guest essay by Jim Steele I just received notice that my article, Wildfires: Separating Demagoguery from the Science published in RANGE magazine received a joint 2nd place honor for Best Investigative or In Depth Story by the Nevada Press Association noting it was a “Good overview of fire ecology in the region.” I also cross…

Sea Level to Rise 50 Feet by 2300… Oh noes!!!

Guest commentary by David Middleton Global Sea Level Could Rise 50 Feet by 2300, Study Says Characterizing what’s known and what’s uncertain is key to managing coastal risk October 6, 2018 Global average sea-level could rise by nearly 8 feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high and humanity…

Global warming poetries – battle of the Algorhymes

WUWT regular “Pop Piasa” writes this in comments, and it is something worth sharing. I am celebrating this repeating folly by reposting my Algorhyme, entitled, Pinwheels and Mirrors. A long time ago (in the 80’s or so), Al Gore warned that warming would soon be alarming; “Our children won’t know what it’s like to see…

Despite a mishap, GOES-17 is online and producing imagery

GOES-17, the western USA-centric twin satellite to GOES-16 looking at the east and midwest suffered some sort of mishap during launch and deployment. NASA and NOAA just announced they are convening a Mishap Investigation Board to determine the cause. Despite that, the spacecraft is mostly functional. Here is an image from the time of this writing: Zoom…

IPCC Demands $240/gal Gasoline Tax!

Guest “Just Say No” by David Middleton A $240 PER GALLON GAS TAX TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING? NEW UN REPORT SUGGESTS CARBON PRICING 11:50 AM 10/08/2018 Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor A new U.N. report suggests a $240 per gallon gas tax equivalent is needed to fight global warming. The U.N. says a carbon tax…

Global Warming – How We Will Know When It Is Over?

Guest essay by David Archibald The world hasn’t warmed as much as some predicted it would. The little bit of warming that has occurred in our lifetimes is easily explained by the increased solar magnetic field strength that we have lived through, relative to the experience of prior generations. So how do warming catastrophists maintain…