Record payout to big wind – for generating nothing

WUWT reader “auto” send in this tip: “A record £4.8m was paid to wind farm operators in the space of one day, for switching off turbines when it became too…

Breaking: Guardian Climate Change Retreat? Will “Discontinue its Science and Environment blogging networks”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – According to Guardian Climate Change Columnist Dana Nuccitelli, the Guardian has decided to “discontinue” its science and environment blogging networks,…

Svalgaard paper: Reconstruction of 9000 years of Solar Activity

Dr. Leif Svalgaard sent this to me via email saying “Anthony, here is a short note I just submitted to arXiv. You are welcome to make of it what you want,…

BC Climate Action Enthusiast Accidentally Demonstrates the Need for Reliable Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – A British Columbia climate enthusiast had to abort his attempt to live off oxygen produced by plants in a sealed…

NASA releases satellite image of giant coffin shaped entity shrouded in clouds – what is it?

by Kathryn Hansen NASA Earth Observatory Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling satellite image. The October 2018 puzzler is above. Your challenge is to use the comments section to tell…

AP’s Seth Borenstein: ‘A Propagandist Masquerading as a Journalist’

Opinion by DR. TIM BALL Seth Borenstein has a journalism degree but claims to be a science reporter. He might have claim to the journalism label except that everything he writes…

Space Race Game Changer? Chinese Space Elevator Breakthrough

Guest essay by Eric Worrall South China Morning Post has published a claim that Chinese researchers have successfully synthesised a sample of a carbon nanotube material so strong it could…

‘Five cheap ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere’ and kill 40% of the people of Earth.

Guest hyperbole by David Middleton Climate change: Five cheap ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent 25 October 2018 […] 5 – Biomass energy with…

Friday Funny: Yet Another Celeb Chimes in on Climate Change

This time it’s George R.R. Martin, author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, on which HBO based its TV series Game of Thrones. For this…

Why The Weather Doomsayers Need To Take A Raincheck

Recent UK climate trends offer absolutely no support for outlandish forecasts, which are of course the product of those computer models we hear so much about. by Paul Homewood How…

New UN Shipping Rules to Boost Climate Change, Wipe 3% Off US GDP by 2020

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The United Nations International Maritime Organisation is in the process of introducing new marine diesel standards which economists worry will have a serious negative impact…

A new nickname is coming for ‘Moonbeam”; it will now be ‘Doomsday Brown’

by Michael Bastasch California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is now on the board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the group responsible for creating the Doomsday Clock to illustrate…

PUSHBACK: climate alarmists get sued over false statements

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL SUING TOM STEYER, ENERGY GROUP FOR ‘DEMONSTRABLY FALSE’ STATEMENTS By Jason Hopkins Arizona Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against Tom Steyer and a renewable energy…

Despite climate change, polar bears thrive

Observations: Polar Bears Continue To Thrive, Grow In Number, Shredding Forecasts Of Climate Doom Ten years ago, polar bears were classified as an endangered species due to model-based assumptions that…

The DIY Nonsense Detector Kit: How to differentiate science from psychobabble.

Guest humor by David Middleton I ran across this interesting article on Real Clear Science today: Is That Science? The Wide World of Science Jamie Hale October 24, 2018 Science…

You can always tell a Mann, but you can’t tell him much – why tree ring data (and climatic conclusions from it) sucks

From the “we only select wood for hockey stick construction” department. Steve McIntyre comes back into the fray with a scathing review of just how crappy the tree ring proxies…

Audubon Claims Nearly All US Bird Species Are @ Risk

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   If you thought it was only IPCC-itis and associated climate cognitive disorders that resulted in wildly improbable, downright nut-case spreading of alarming-but-false doom-is-upon-us stories,…

Headless Chicken Monster Invades Antarctic

News Brief by Kip Hansen   Just in time for Halloween, the New York Times (and at least a dozen other news outlets) carried the story: ‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted…

Claim: Climate Scientists Are Totally Confident They Understand the Climate

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Marc Morano – From the “anyone can hit a barn with a scattergun department”; Climate Scientists Andrew Dessler and Daniel Cohan are so confident…

Claim: Climate Skeptic Voters “Impair Security” With Their Ignorance

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to SMH reporter Harold Mitchell, the ignorant voting intentions of climate skeptics are frightening politicians, preventing them from acting on climate change. The reality…

Gore admits the the IPCC climate report was “torqued up” to get attention

Former Vice President Al Gore: “The language that the IPCC used in presenting it was torqued up a little bit, appropriately – how [else] do they get the attention of…

USGS issues first USA Volcano Threat Assessment in over a decade

18 volcanoes in the USA are classified as “very high threat”, many are in the Pacific Northwest. The United States has 161 young, active volcanoes within its borders. Since 1980, there…

Trump has “fundamentally changed” the politics surrounding global warming

By Michael Bastasch President Donald Trump has “fundamentally changed” the politics surrounding global warming and energy, according to author and energy policy expert Rupert Darwall. Video follows. Darwall, author of…

Collusions ahoy! Law enforcement for rent…because climate

Attorneys General, Plaintiffs’ Lawyers, Activists Hold Fly-In Briefing For “Prospective Funders” On Possible Ag Investigations A new CLW video,  citing to a recent report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, “Law…