2018 Wind Power: “Dropping the fossil fuels of yesteryear”… Only in Unicorn fantasy-land.

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton Wind Power Stats Reveal 2018 Was a Huge Year, and There’s More to Come It’s off to a flying start. By Mike Brown on February 5, 2019 Filed Under Clean Energy, Power & Sustainable Energy The amount of wind power capacity in North, Central and South America jumped 12…

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The planet is no longer warming

Guest Post By Javier         We define “warming” as a positive rate of temperature change over time. According to the main hypothesis, warming since 1951 has been due almost exclusively to the increase in GHGs (greenhouse gases), of which CO2 is the most important one. The IPCC does not find anything else…

U.S. Set To Pump More Oil Than Russia And Saudis Combined

From Oilprice By Rystad Energy – Jan 24, 2019, 11:00 AM CST In a major shift, the United States is set to produce more oil and liquids than Russia and Saudi Arabia combined by 2025. In Rystad Energy’s base case oil price scenario, US liquids production is forecast to surpass 24 million barrels per day…

Revising the history of big, climate-altering volcanic eruptions

New method, co-developed at UMD, refines the 2,600-year history of large eruptions that inject planet-cooling particles into the stratosphere From the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND For all their destructive power, most volcanic eruptions are local events. Lava flows tend to reach only a few miles at most, while airborne ash and soot travel a little farther.…

UPenn: The word “Anthropocene” is a Dangerous Generalisation which Ignores White Male Colonial Capitalist Guilt for Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to University of Pennsylvania climate communicator Hanna Morris, use of the word “Anthropocene” facilitates disregard for the disproportionate suffering of indigenous peoples, and encourages the false belief that we are all equally guilty for the current climate crisis. The language of climate change—and the Anthropocene Brandon Baker February 5,…

Achieving the Paris Climate Agreement goals

Well well well, the Dicaprio Foundation gives birth to something.~ctm Public Release: 5-Feb-2019 New open-access book presents 2 years of research on how to best tackle climate change and its negative effects, funded by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation as part of its new One Earth initiative Springer In October of 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on…