Has global warming stopped? The tap of incoming energy cannot be turned off

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences As a result of industrialization, the carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased continuously over the past 100 years, which is considered as the main reason behind global warming. However, the observational global mean atmospheric temperature leveled off over the first decade of the 21st century,…

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L A Times conceals colossal irrelevance of state’s “cut climate emissions” schemes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The L. A. Times published an article hyping the fact that California wildfire emissions are jeopardizing the state’s bureaucratically obtrusive and hugely expensive greenhouse gas emissions reduction campaign shenanigans. The Times article addressed the fact that California wildfire emissions are much larger than expected versus the state’s original assumption that…

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BBC Andrew Neil Shreds Extinction Rebellion’s Climate Claims

Hilarious video of Extinction Rebellion’s Zion Lights struggling to answer basic questions about the science behind ER’s claims. Andrew Neil rips apart Extinction Rebellion claim that ‘billions of children will die’ANDREW NEIL dismantled the argument made by an Extinction Rebellion member that “billions of children will die in the next 10 to 20 years” because…

State AG’s and activists trying to forge attribution link between weather and climate

From Climate Litigation Watch, the war to link weather and climate from a legal standpoint is about to heat up: Activist AG Admission: Washington State AG Declined Climate Nuisance Suit Because of Insufficiency of ‘Attribution’ Claims Newly revealed emails, wrongly hidden from public by OAG, further suggest origin of renewed “Attribution” push CLW readers are aware…

Modern Scientific Controversies Part 7: The Meat War

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen  —  10  October 2019   Prologue:  This is part of  an occasional  series of essays that discusses ongoing scientific controversies, a specific type of which are often referred to in the science press and elsewhere as “Wars” – for instance, one essay covered the “Salt Wars1” and another the “Obesity…

Predicting the impact of climate change on bridge safety

a bridge too far~ctm Lehigh University researchers’ novel approach combining climatology, hydrology, structural engineering, and risk assessment could help communities fortify bridges against scour caused by extreme weather Lehigh University Climate change will ultimately affect our bridges. But to what extent? That is the essential question addressed by Lehigh University researchers David Yang and Dan…