Global Warming: Science or Political Science?

By John Droz, jr In paleoclimatologist Dr. Curt Stager’s recent Adirondack Almanac piece about me it’s startling that he so openly disavowed traditional Science. By comparison, consider his insightful quote back in 2011: “… my preference is for refraining from aggressive activist stances. I do so because I value Science itself more than any individual…

Model-land, Butterflies and Hawkmoths

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Welcome to Model-Land, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls!  “Model-land is a hypothetical world in which our simulations are perfect, an attractive fairy-tale state of mind in which optimizing a simulation invariably reflects desirable pathways in the real world.”  Here in Model-Land you’ll see fabulous “computational simulations and associated…

Fossil Fuel Divestment: “A really futile and stupid gesture” according to Yale-educated climate activists.

Guest skewering by David Middleton Yale’s Endowment Won’t Divest from Fossil Fuels. Here’s Why That’s Wrong. JENNIFER STOCK & GEREMY SCHULICK MARCH 8, 2019 Two climate activists and Yale alumni confront the arguments of Yale’s chief investment officer, arguing that he must summon the moral clarity to end support for fossil fuel companies. At my…

Inconvenient: NASA says a Greenland glacier did an about-face – growing again

“…scientists were so shocked to find the change.” From NASA JPL: Cold Water Currently Slowing Fastest Thinning Greenland Glacier NASA research shows that Jakobshavn Glacier, which has been Greenland’s fastest-flowing and fastest-thinning glacier for the last 20 years, has made an unexpected about-face. Jakobshavn is now flowing more slowly, thickening, and advancing toward the ocean…

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Claim: GM Coral to Save Global Warming Endangered Reefs

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Over hundreds of millions of years, Coral managed to survive the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event which wiped out the dinosaurs, and who knows what other upheavals, but some scientists are convinced that without human intervention, a few degrees of anthropogenic global warming will finish them off. In-vitro baby corals may cope…

‘Green Real Deal’: Matt Gaetz Is Preparing The GOP Answer To Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter GOP Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is preparing to introduce a “Green Real Deal” resolution to contrast with Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, according to Politico. Ocasio-Cortez unveiled her resolution on Feb. 7 and immediately faced criticism for its scope and potential cost, which reached toward tens…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #353

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Letter to President Trump: On March 18, under the leadership of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and The Heartland Institute, about forty independent organizations and over one hundred individuals sent a letter to Donald Trump supporting the…