NASA Gavin Schmidt: Personal Climate Change Sacrifices “doesn’t actually change very much”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to NASA’s Gavin Schmidt, making personal lifestyle changes has very little impact on anthropogenic CO2 emissions. These Scientists Are Radically Changing How They Live To Cope With Climate Change When the US government is doing nothing to stop climate change, do your personal choices even matter? Here’s how climate…

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Abiotic Oil: Real(ish)Things That Don’t Matter, Part Deux

Guest Seinfeld routine by David Middleton In part one of this series, we looked at Peak Oil and its irrelevance to energy production. In Part Deux, we will look at “abiotic oil,” a real(ish) thing that really doesn’t matter outside of academic discussions and SyFy blogs. A note on terminology Some refer to this as…

Study: Global Inequality Is Worse Because of Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a new study, poor countries are enjoying economic growth, but by comparing observations to a hypothetical growth rate which could have been achieved without climate change, study authors concluded that climate change is slowing progress. Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse BY JUSTIN…

The big Arctic Sea-Ice shift of 2007: Ice refuses to melt

by Javier I have maintained since 2015 that in the 2006-2007 season the Arctic underwent a cyclical phase shift, and the rapid sea-ice melting observed over the previous decades ended. A few scientists predicted or explained this shift based on their study of multi-decadal oscillations (see bibliography). They were ignored by mainstream climatology and the…

SURPRISE: Missing Climate Litigation Industry Slides Turn Up at UCLA

By Chris Horner, Climate Litigation Watch CLW readers recall Oregon State University’s (and State Climatologist) Phil Mote writing not once but twice about a “secret meeting at Harvard” at which he presented, along with other academics, activists and plaintiffs lawyers advancing their case for “potential state causes of action against major carbon producers.” Earlier open…