Obama-Appointed Judge Blocks Wyoming Oil Lease Sale Over ‘Climate Change’

6:10 PM 03/20/2019 | Energy Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter A federal judge temporarily blocked new oil lease auctions in Wyoming on Tuesday after finding the Department of the Interior “did not sufficiently consider climate change” when proposing the lease sales, The Washington Post reports. Washington D.C. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras ruled the government…

Huge new sunspot may hurl flares towards Earth

Sunspot AR2736, which hurled a Coronal Mass Ejection toward Earth yesterday, is growing larger and crackling with C-class solar flares. The active region now sprawls across more than 100,000 km of the solar disk and contains multiple dark cores as large as Earth, making it one of the biggest sunspots in recent years. Two days…

Massive Coalition Backs Trump’s Climate Science Committee

From The New American Written by  Alex Newman A massive coalition of environmental organizations, activists, and think-tank leaders signed a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the proposed Presidential Commission on Climate Security (PCCS), as well as the work of Trump climate and national security adviser Dr. William Happer of Princeton University. The campaign, which…

Lewandowsky on the Right Way to Cry Wolf

Good ol’ Stephan has attached himself to another propaganda piece masquerading as science. Statistical Language Backs Conservatism in Climate-Change Assessments Salvador Herrando-Pérez Corey J A Bradshaw Stephan Lewandowsky David R Vieites BioScience, Volume 69, Issue 3, 1 March 2019, Pages 209–219, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biz004 Published: 18 March 2019 Here is the Abstract. The scientific evidence for anthropogenic…

CEI Leads Coalition Letter on Commission on Climate Security

A letter sent to president Trump supports Dr. Will Happer, has dozens of supporters. Dear President Trump, The undersigned organizations and individuals write to express our strong support for the proposed President’s Commission on Climate Security. It is our understanding that this commission, which is being planned and would be directed by Dr. William Happer…

A Sea Level Rise Conundrum – Greenland’s Cycles

By Jim Steele After France fell to the Nazis, Britain desperately prepared for an invasion. The United States shuttled hundreds of planes to England via the Snowball Route, a series of secret bases on Newfoundland, Greenland and Iceland. But in 1942 one squadron never completed the journey. A sudden July storm forced 8 planes to…

UK carbon emissions down six years in a row

I find these figures a little hard to believe.~ctm The UK’s carbon dioxide emissions fell for the sixth year in a row last year, the longest continuous run of reductions on record, analysis suggests. Emissions fell to 361 million tonnes, their lowest level since 1888, when the first Football League match was played and Jack…