Republican Lawmakers Flee Oregon to Prevent a Carbon Trading Quorum

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; Oregon Republicans have walked out on attempts to pass a cap and trade bill, to deny the majority Democrats the Quorum…

Hollywood’s Carbon Footprint

Guest “Hooray for Hollywood” by David Middleton A couple of days ago, CTM forwarded a reader suggestion to me. “Cassandra” wanted to know what the carbon footprint of the movie…

Why are polar bears going extinct? (Spoiler: They’re not)

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on February 24, 2020 | Google says many people ask this question so here is the correct answer: polar bears are…

Mining Company Withdraws From $20B Oil Sands Project — Citing Trudeau’s Environmental Policies

From The Daily Caller David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief February 24, 2020 10:23 AM ET Canada’s Teck Resources Ltd. has withdrew its application for a $20.6 billion Alberta oil sands…

Taxpayer Funded NGO Releases Yet Another Climate Doomsday Report

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to MSM you can trust the “THE CENTER FOR CLIMATE & SECURITY” because they are non partisan experts. Report warns climate change could become…

Using Twitter Volume as Scientific Measure of “Climate Change” Is a Very, Very, Bad Idea

By Anthony Watts The headline of a recent story on CNBC claimed, “Scientists Are Using Twitter to Measure the Impact of Climate Change.” I did a double-take and checked the…

Blockbuster news from China about COVID-19

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus Blog By Larry Kummer, Editor / 25 February 2020 Summary: Epidemics are like wars in that truth is the first casualty. I see comment threads…

Cost Of ‘Net Zero’ Will Be Astronomical, New Reports Warn

From The Global Warming Policy Foundation Date: 24/02/20 Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation Price will top £100,000 per household The cost of reaching the government’s “Net Zero” target will…

Want to catch a photon? Start by silencing the sun

Quantum breakthrough uses light’s quirky properties to boost 3D imaging, paving the way for enhanced performance in self-driving cars, medical imaging and deep-space communications Stevens Institute of Technology Researchers at…

Celebrating the Life and Career of Katherine Johnson

Feb. 24, 2020 Celebrating the Life and Career of Katherine Johnson Katherine Johnson passed away Feb. 24, 2020, after living a life filled with trail-blazing achievements. Being handpicked to be…

Australian fires: Climate ‘truth bomb’?

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 24, 2020 by curryja | by Alan Longhurst Recipe for Australia’s climate ‘truth bomb’:  dubious manipulations of the historical temperature…

Paris Agreement Architect Still Haunting the MSM

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Failed Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres is back, pushing a new book and telling everyone what they are doing wrong. World’s top climate negotiator condemns…

BBC: Climate Education is Failing Because Some Graduates Become Oil Executives

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A child activist interviewed by the BBC is disappointed that some “educated people” resist climate indoctrination enough to accept jobs from oil companies. Climate change:…

WaPo showcases the “Anti-Greta” Thunberg

In an interesting turn of events, the Washington Post has done a front-page feature on Naomi Seibt, a German climate skeptic and YouTuber that WaPo describes as “… 19-year-old German…

Transportation Climate Initiative Request to Comment

Watts Up With That Guest post by Roger Caiazza, I have previously described the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) framework and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This post summarizes my comments…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #400

The Week That Was: 2020-02-22 (February 22, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “I never guess. It is a…

Keeping Africa on the brink of starvation

UN and EU government agencies – and tax-exempt NGOs – have brought a plague of locusts Paul Driessen Billions of desert locusts have descended again on East Africa. Crawling first,…

Cut thru myths to see facts about COVID-19

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus website By Larry Kummer, Editor / 22 February 2020 Summary: I talk to people who worry about the coronavirus epidemic and so read much about…

Do We Really Have Only 12 Years to Live?

By Andy May Why have uninformed celebrities and politicians been telling everyone, who will listen, we are all going to die in a climate catastrophe in 10 to 30 years?…

No raw data, no science: another possible source of the reproducibility crisis

From Molecular Brain, Biomedical Central Molecular Brain volume 13, Article number: 24 (2020) Cite this article Abstract A reproducibility crisis is a situation where many scientific studies cannot be reproduced.…

Flashback: The Politics of Polar Bears CBC documentary from 2014

From Polar Bear Science Worth watching if you haven’t seen it – and a second look if you have – a rare balanced documentary produced by the CBC in 2014…

18-hour year planet on edge of destruction

Astronomers from the University of Warwick have observed an exoplanet orbiting a star in just over 18 hours, the shortest orbital period ever observed for a planet of its type.…

Supernova event called off- Betelgeuse won’t explode – at least not right away

Call off the supernova watch. The red supergiant star known as Betelgeuse isn’t going to explode in a supernova after all. (Though it will at sometime in the future up to…

Climate Claim: Buying Electric Vehicles “can spread through populations like infectious diseases”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Robert H. Frank, a professor of management and economics at Cornell University, thinks economists who dismiss the idea of a surge in electric vehicles are…