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,…

Invitation: attend the Washington D.C. climate conference with me at a special rate

Hello, In case you aren’t aware yet, I will be speaking at the ICCC13 at the Trump Hotel in Washington DC on Thursday July 25th, 2019. And I have a…

Why Politicians Who Don’t Understand the Science of Global Warming Don’t Need to Act.

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball My last article chastised leaders for their apparent inability to understand or even question the evidence that shows CO2 is causing global warming. I can…

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…

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…

MY EYES! Abandon all hope, ye who click here

For entertainment only. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m soooooo sorry. Really….sorry.

Listening to climate doomsters makes our situation worse

Reposted from Fabius Maximus Website Larry Kummer, Editor Summary: Climate science shows how America assimilates information, assesses threats, and allocate resources. We do it poorly. Doomsters are part of the…

Resolution and Hockey Sticks, Part 1

Guest sciency schist by David Middleton Resolution vs. Detection Geoscientists in the oil & gas industry spend much of our time integrating data sets of vastly different resolutions.  Geological data,…

Hearing on climate change and natural disasters: Today (Now)

Reposted from Dr. Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 25, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry The House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience…

Michael Mann Accuses the Trump Administration of Burying Climate Studies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Mann has accused the Trump administration of trying to bury climate reports, because some reports don’t get their own press release. Agriculture Department buries studies…

House Democrats Spread ‘Lies’ About Climate Change And Hurricanes, Scientist Says

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch Energy Editor June 24, 2019 11:17 AM ET House Democrats published “inaccurate” climate change claims on a committee website, according to a scientist. Democrats…

Academic air travel has a limited influence on professional success

From the Journal of Cleaner Production. SethWynes, Simon D.Donner, SteuartTannason, NoniNabors https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.109 We found no significant difference between Green and Not-green academics in total air travel emissions, or in the…

Columbia researchers provide new evidence on the reliability of climate modeling

Observational data of equatorial circulation pattern confirms that the pattern is weakening, a development with important consequences for future rainfall in the subtropics Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied…

Media Attacks Should Be a Signal to Trump: Focus on Flawed Climate Science

BY TOM HARRIS AND DR. JAY LEHR President Donald Trump is clearly on the right track on climate change. One of the strongest indicators of this is the mainstream media’s intense…

Hearing on climate change & extreme weather

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 23, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry On Tuesday June 25, I will be testifying before the House Oversight…

MODTRAN: ITS QUIRKS AND USES.

Guest post by KEVIN KILTY An Atmospheric Transmission Model Introduction This post is not one I planned to do. It has grown from work I was doing with MODTRAN (moderate…

70 Arrested as Climate Activists Protest Against the New York Times

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion is incensed that New York Times isn’t providing enough coverage of the climate crisis. Arrests at protest over New York Times’ ‘unacceptable’ climate…

Curiosity Detects Unusually High Methane Levels

From NASA June 23, 2019 This week, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover found a surprising result: the largest amount of methane ever measured during the mission — about 21 parts per…

The Setup is like 1315

Guest Commentary by David Archibald The area planted for corn and soybeans this season is well below historic averages. This was mostly due to waterlogged fields and flooding which precluded…

The Oregon Standoff Continues

From ABC via MSN News We covered this story a couple of days ago. Republican state senators have gone into hiding to avoid capture.  It’s TV drama time. Without a…

Terence Corcoran: Why the global fossil-fuel phase-out is a fantasy akin to time travel

From The Financial Post Terence Corcoran June 21, 2019 1:59 PM EDT To produce the power needed to offset fossil fuels, Canada would have to build two and a half…

Vox: Republican Generation Gap Over Climate Change Policy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Vox thinks the Republicans are torn between young members who want climate action, and older members who oppose a new carbon tax. But Vox are…

Will The Philadelphia Refinery Explosion Send Gas Prices Skyrocketing? Experts Weigh In

From The Daily Caller REUTERS Michael Bastasch Energy Editor June 21, 2019 10:59 AM ET Explosions at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery, the largest refinery on the East Coast,…

Trudeau Declares Climate Emergency… Then Approves Major Oil Pipeline

From OilPrice.com By Nick Cunningham – Jun 19, 2019, 6:00 PM CDT Join Our Community Canada declared a national climate emergency on Monday. The next day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…