Utility customers overestimate cost savings with energy-conservation plans

From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Dec-2018 Study: Decisions to stay in programs hinge on perception, not reality Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio – When deciding whether to participate in programs designed to conserve energy during peak hours, consumers appear to rely more on their intuition about how much money they’re saving rather than on proof their…

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Man, I Hate Being Wrong

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach We’ll get to what I did wrong in a moment, but first, in my last post, a number of folks questioned my calculation of the surface temperatures from the CERES surface dataset. This is a dataset which is calculated from the CERES measured top-of-atmosphere (TOA) radiation measured by the satellites.…

The clever ruse of rising sea levels

Alarmists try to frighten people, and stampede them into terrible energy decisions Jay Lehr and Tom Harris For the past 50 years, scientists have been studying climate change and the possibility of related sea level changes resulting from melting ice and warming oceans. Despite the common belief that increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in…

France May Be Ahead Of The Curve When It Comes To Global Warming Policy Backlash

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastach                                                                             2:26 PM 12/05/2018 | Energy France might be ahead of the curve when it comes to climate policy backlash. President Emmanuel Macron caved to demands from “yellow vests” over planned carbon taxes. More backlash like this could be seen as countries try to phase out gas-powered cars. The French…

New publication: Climate Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

The fifth volume in the Climate Change Reconsidered series, Climate Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels, produced by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC), is undergoing final peer review. It was publicly presented on December 4, 2018 in Katowice, Poland — the host city of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24)…