Democrats Debating Ocasio-Cortez Plan to Switch to a Climate Change Command Economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to E&E News, Democrats are arguing over whether to use their new congressional majority to resurrect the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, or to push forward Ocasio-Cortez’s plan to take Federal control of the economy, to save the world from global warming. Divides harden in clash…

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CLIMATE CATCH-22 IN POLAND

By Michael Kile, Another year, another conference. After a quarter of a century of trying to find a way to justify the greatest wealth transfer in human history, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) still wants to impose a “climate reparations” regime on the world as part of its sustainability ideology; despite…

The Frightful Cost of Virginia Offshore Wind

By Steve Goreham On November 6, Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) regulatory agency approved a project to construct wind turbines near Virginia Beach. The plan calls for construction of turbines 27 miles off the coast, to begin operation by the end of 2020. Virginia electricity rate-payers will pay the exorbitant costs of this project. The…

The 1970s Global Cooling Consensus was not a Myth

[update, reference sheet is now linked at the bottom of post] By Angus McFarlane, There was an overwhelming scientific consensus in the 1970s that the Earth was headinginto a period of significant cooling. The possibility of anthropogenic warming was relegated to a minority of the papers in the peer-reviewed literature. Introduction Whether or not there was…

WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund — THANK YOU!

Quick Note from Kip Hansen LATE BREAKING NEWS:  In a surprise gesture,  Mark Steyn has mentioned this fund raiser on his blog.   Thus we are opening up donations again, and will direct them a little more broadly in Paradise. Donations are still being accepted at:   WUWT Camp Fire Relief * * * * *…

U.S. Department of Energy: Coal FIRST Initiative

Guest David Middleton While we miss Gov. Perry here in Texas, he is doing a great job at the Department of Energy… Office of Fossil Energy Energy Department Announces Intent to Fund Research that Advances the Coal Plants of the Future NOVEMBER 13, 2018 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE)…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #335

The Week That Was: 2018-11-17 (November 17, 2018) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “If you thought that science was certain – well, that is just an error on your part.” ― Richard P. Feynman   Number of the Week: $51.5 Billion in subsidies…