Tufts Professor: If China Stops Building Lots of Coal Plants they will be a Climate Leader

Guest essay by Eric Worrall All that potential to embarrass the USA not being realised… China is positioned to lead on climate change as the US rolls back its policiesSeptember 12, 2019 9.05pm AEST Kelly Sims Gallagher Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy and Director, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at The Fletcher School,…

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Public Radio: Things Ill-Considered

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Public Radio is the United States’ sort-of-analog of the United Kingdom’s BBC.  While there is a National Public Radio,  the various stations in the network are independently owned, usually by public bodies like universities — and subscribe to content from NPR and other content producers such as American Public…

Brazil’s Fires and Biofuels.

Guest post by Jim Steele What’s Natural Brazil’s Fires and Biofuels. Published in the Pacifica Tribune September 11, 2019 From leaf cutting ants that cultivate fungus gardens to flowers that fool potential pollinating insects into having sex, the magic of rainforest ecology always inspired my love for nature’s creativity. So, it’s no surprise that any…

CNN vs. What the Science Says, Part 2

By Dave Burton, reposted from Sea Level Info [Follow-up to https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/09/01/cnn-vs-what-the-science-says/] CNN’s war with the facts continues in this Monday article, by CNN Chief Climate Correspondent, Bill Weir: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/09/weather/alaska-climate-crisis-summer-weir-wxc/index.html The gist of the article is that Alaska was too hot this summer. How ridiculous is that? If we can’t even agree on something as obvious…

Buckets of icy cold reality

Democrat presidential candidates and Green New Dealers need to face some hard energy facts Guest essay by Paul Driessen CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate bore-athon. That climate cataclysms are real and already devastating our planet was not open to discussion. So host Wolf Blitzer and ten Democrat presidential contenders vied to make the most…