U.S. Carbon Emissions Skyrocketed in 2018!

Guest “EXCELLENT!” by David Middleton U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed By Brad Plumer Jan. 8, 2019 WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday. […] Under the Paris climate agreement, the United States…

Greenland Is Way Cool

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As a result of a tweet by Steve McIntyre, I was made aware of an interesting dataset. This is a look by Vinther et al. at the last ~12,000 years of temperatures on the Greenland ice cap. The dataset is available here. Figure 1 shows the full length of the data,…

Antarctica and “alarming” Sea Level Rise

By Rud Istvan, WUWT reader KS of North Dakota emailed a request to ctm based on reading ‘alarming’ Wired journalism concerning $50 million being spent to further study the ‘dangerous’ Thwaites glacier in Antarctica. KS asked if WUWT could perhaps produce a factual overview. ctm asked me to provide it, since I had written an…

Cover crop in South Dakota

Claim: Winter Cover Crops May Exacerbate Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Warmer winters are now a bad thing… Winter crops may cause unintended warming, study says A new study shows that fields with crop cover showed significantly warmer winter temperatures than fields with no cover or just short stubble. Author: Cory Reppenhagen Published: 11:02 AM MST January 5, 2019 Updated: 6:54…