Remystifying Climate Feedback

By Joe Born 1. Introduction By presenting actual calculation results from a specific feedback-system example, the plots below will put some graphical meat on the verbal bones of Nick Stokes’…

Aussie Climate Crusader Turns Wind Power Nimby

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova – Former Greens leader Bob Brown, leader of a recent high profile electric car expedition to protest the Adani coal mine, has finally…

More Government Regulation Won’t Save the Great Barrier Reef from Scientists — or Politicians. Oink.

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s blog July 16, 2019 By jennifer THE idea that the Great Barrier Reef is in need of saving from catastrophe is popular, especially among academics and…

Climatologist Dr. Judith Curry: Climate Change is ‘not a clear and present danger’

My latest podcast – this one has some eye-opening discussion. Dr. Judith Curry is a climatologist, former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute…

NREL Energy Storage System Cost Benchmark

Guest post by Roger Caiazza One of the biggest issues with plans to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy is intermittency. At some point that can only be addressed by…

CBS livestream broadcast of Apollo 11 launch – this day in 1969

I was watching, like millions of others worldwide. Watch again and relive history right now. Fifty years ago today, Apollo 11 began its voyage into American history. The Saturn V…

Modern societies require minerals, and mining

Congressional bills would end US mining and leave USA dependent on foreign critical materials Paul Driessen and Ned Mamula When OPEC imposed its 1973 embargo, the United States was just…

Solar Update July 2019

Guest Post by David Archibald The two major items of interest are the likely month of minimum in the Solar Cycle 24 – 25 transition and the likely amplitude of…