2017 NOAA Study Authors Recommended Fewer Controlled Burns, Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the study authors, frequent controlled burns reduce the ability of some forests to sequester CO2. More frequent fires reduce soil carbon and fertility,…

The Brave New World of Ample Oil

Guest post by Tilak Doshi In the oil universe, the September 14th attack on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities is comparable to the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New…

Michael Mann: Climate “Deniers” are Exploiting the Lifestyle Change Movement

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to veteran climate conspiracy theorist Michael Mann, climate “deniers” are deflecting attention from large scale societal reform by deceiving people into focusing on climate…

Predictions are Hard, Especially About the Future

Gasoline vs Electric Vehicle Future Fuel Costs This was originally a comment on David Middleton’s post, https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/10/31/the-oil-age-is-doing-just-fine-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-notwithstanding/ The original comment was from Detengineer, in reply to another comment from Mark,…

Extinction Rebellion Calls African Oil Leaders “Climate Criminals”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova; Extinction rebellion have staged a protest at an oil conference in South Africa, calling African conference delegates “climate criminals” for discussing how to…

Plants and fungi together could slow climate change

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis A new global assessment shows that human impacts have greatly reduced plant-fungus symbioses, which play a key role in sequestering carbon in soils. Restoring…