How Cold Air Caused a Heatwave

Guest Post from Jim Steele From What’s Natural? Column published in Pacifica Tribune June 26, 2019 I was recently asked if the record June 2019 heat in the San Francisco Bay Area validated CO2 driven climate models. Surprisingly climate scientists have now demonstrated the heat wave was largely due to an intrusion of record cold…

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Supreme Court dishes property owners a Fifth Amendment victory

From CFACT By Bonner Cohen, Ph. D. |June 25th, 2019|Property| In a decision that sent chills down the spines of environmental groups and raised the spirits of property rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court June 21 removed a significant legal barrier that, for decades, had effectively barred aggrieved landowners from challenging local ordinances in federal…

AI Researchers Tout their Wares to the Climate Science Community

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fantasy problem meet fantasy solution. Here’s how AI can help fight climate change according to the field’s top thinkersFrom monitoring deforestation to designing low-carbon materialsBy James Vincent  Jun 25, 2019, 8:02am EDTThe AI renaissance of recent years has led many to ask how this technology can help with one of the greatest…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #364

The Week That Was: 2019-06-22 (June 22, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “The battle against global warming: an absurd, costly and pointless crusade.”— French Société de Calcul Mathématique SA [H/t Ed Hoskins] Number of the Week: 1ºC THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President,…