Study shows that Vikings enjoyed a warmer Greenland

Public Release: 6-Feb-2019 Study shows that Vikings enjoyed a warmer Greenland Chemistry of bugs trapped in ancient lake sediment shows a warm climate at a key time in Greenland’s history Northwestern University   EVANSTON, Ill. — A new study may resolve an old debate about how tough the Vikings actually were. Although TV and movies…

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Green New Deal: ‘This isn’t just radical socialism, this is madness’

Comments on ‘Green New Deal’ ‘This isn’t just radical socialism, this is madness’ ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (February 7, 2019) – Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) released the outline of the “Green New Deal.” The resolution calls for the United States to embark on a 10-year “economic mobilization” with the goal to “achieve…

PAGES2K (2017): Antarctic Proxies

Reposted from Climate Audit by Steve McIntyre A common opinion (e,g, Scott Adams) is that the “other proxies”, not just Mann’s stripbark bristlecone tree rings, establish Hockey Stick. In today’s post, I’ll look at PAGES2K Antarctic data – a very important example since Antarctic isotope data (Vostok) is used in the classic diagram used by…

Dems make full court press in reviving global warming hearings

by James Taylor The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is employing a full-court press on global warming this week, holding two hearings yesterday and another one later today. My colleague Aaron Stover and I are in Washington DC taking in the hearings. Here are some takeaways: Republicans in the House Energy and Commerce Committee put on…

The Obvious Biomass Emissions Error

Guest essay by Steve Goreham When Thomas Edison established his Pearl Street power plant in New York City in 1892, he used coal for fuel, not wood. Wood fuel could not compete with the cost of coal in 1892 and it still can’t today. Nevertheless, burning of biomass is widely regarded as sustainable and promoted…