Cooling effect of preindustrial fires on climate underestimated

From Cornell Chronicle By David Nutt | October 1, 2018 Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future This graphic shows the decline of black carbon emissions from fire activity from 1700…

Trump was right about “raking” Finnish forests

Heavy machinery “rakes” Finland’s forest floors after tree cutting, greatly reducing fire risks Mikko Paunio President Donald Trump was recently ridiculed for telling California Governor Jerry Brown that the Golden…

Madness at #AGU2018 – probability based tornado warnings

Do You Want More Complex Tornado Warnings?? Guest essay by Mike Smith, CCM This is the story of a bad idea: probabilistic storm warnings.  Under the current storm warning system, you…

Going To Zero

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See update at the end] I keep reading about all kinds of crazy schemes to reduce US CO2 emissions. Now, I don’t think that CO2…

48 Arrests at Fossil Free Yale Protest…

Guest failing grades to Yale from David Middleton YPD arrests 48 people at divestment sit-in LORENZO ARVANITIS & SERENA CHO 7:55 PM, DEC 08, 2018 STAFF REPORTERS The Yale Police…

SHAME: @350 is Turning children into climate activists by encouraging school strikes

350.org’s  Bill McKibben supports campaign of school-strikes over climate alarm this Friday 12/14/18 The aberration that is climate alarm had it’s ugliest moment a few years ago, when the ill-fated…

It’s the gradient, stupid!

How does the Sun drive climate change? Guest Post by Javier The dispute between scholars that favor a periodical interpretation of climate changes, mostly based on astronomical causes, and those…

NYT: “Fortunately, there is no climate change denier movement in China”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the New York Times, China has to step in as the global climate champion because President Trump. Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate…

Renewable energy reduces power prices by more than cost of subsidies, study finds

From The ABC Renewable energy reduces power prices by more than cost of subsidies, study finds By Liz Hobday Posted Thu at 3:06pmThu 6 Dec 2018, 3:06pm Photo: Solar and…