Green protester, 20, who caused chaos by gluing himself to a Brisbane street still lives with his parents in emission-spewing five-bedroom mansion with an infinity pool

From The Daily Mail Extinction Rebellion protester Eric Serge Herbert glued himself to Brisbane road The 20-year-old former school captain moved to Sydney for uni but dropped out He is now living with his parents in a five-bedroom waterfront mansion in QLD The waterfront five-bedroom, four-bathroom mansion in Pelican Waters on the Sunshine Coast also…

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The Charney Report Revisited

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update at the end] Over on Twitter, Michael Tobis made the claim that the 1979 Charney report entitled “Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment”  was a “triumph of 20th century meteorological science”, in part for predicting “surface warming tending to be concentrated in polar regions”.  This got me…

Bill to reinstate Obama pesticide ban ignores science

House legislation to ban neonicotinoids in wildlife refuges would hurt bees and wildlife Paul Driessen The battle over neonicotinoid pesticides rages on. In response to one of many collusive sue-and-settle lawsuits between environmentalist groups and Obama environmental officials, in 2014 the Department of the Interior’s Fish & Wildlife Service banned neonic use in wildlife refuges.…

Heat Wave Hysteria? The Truth Shall Set You Free

Reposted from WeatherFacts By Chris Martz | July 20, 2019 Follow @ChrisMartzWX We’ve made it to mid-July and we are just now having our first major heat wave of the season here in the United States. A massive ridge of high pressure has built in over the southeast, which is dominating weather conditions almost everywhere…

Wind Farm Back-of-the-Envelope Economic Analysis

Guest post by Larry F. Brown, PhD We visited a wind farm in southern Utah recently. I’ve always been curious about the costs, profitability, and physical size of these things as well as the footprint and environmental impact. I had 3 meetings with the man in charge of maintenance of the wind farm, a landowner…