An Assessment of the 4th National Climate Assessment

By Andy May The U.S. Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) Volume II is out and generating a lot of discussion. Volume II, Impacts Risks and Adaptation in the United States to climate change can be downloaded here (Reidmiller, et al. 2018). Volume I, published last year, on the physical science behind the assessment is here (Wuebbles, et al. 2017). The mainstream…

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“Green v black: Power struggle across Asean”

By Tilak K Doshi (https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/australianz/power-struggle ) Once again, the outlook through 2040 for rapid coal power capacity growth in Southeast Asia, next only to India in incremental global capacity (https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/11/15/iea-global-coal-demand-bounced-back-in-2017/ ), has become the subject of great concern to the global warmists. David Fogarty, the assistant foreign editor focusing on environmental and climate change issues…

Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2019

Josh writes: It’s here! I now have the beautifully printed Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2019 – a great Christmas present for yourself, for your nearest and dearest or for that extra special climate alarmist in your life. The calendar is back to the full 42 x 29.7 cms (A3) size with half the page available…

Having Fun With the Fourth National Climate Assessment Report

Guest context by David Middleton The headlines… What’s actually in the report Volume I of NCA4 (Climate Science Special Report) features this nifty image of projected global temperatures (°F) for several Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP) scenarios.  RCP2.6 is a drastic mitigation scenario, RCP4.5 is a strong mitigation scenario, RCP8.5 is bad science fiction and often described…

Is Kids Climate Case Coming to an End?

From The Volokh Conspiracy The “trial of the century” may not happen after all. Jonathan H. Adler|Nov. 26, 2018 6:09 pm On the eve of Thanksgiving, a federal district court judge may have conceded that there will be no federal trial in a case to force the federal government to take more aggressive action to…