Transnational UK Supreme Court Ruling May Open the Floodgates for Global Climate Change Lawsuits

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The UK Supreme Court just ruled in favour of Zambian farmers, who argued their country’s courts are not up to the job of addressing an…

Vitamin C in COVID-19 Prevention

Vitamin C in COVID-19 Prevention This is not medical advice. This is a petition to federal and state governments to urgently publish recommendations for vitamin C intake as a prevention…

“We need an Intervention”: Desperate Aussie Manufacturers Demand Cheaper Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian manufacturers are demanding cheaper energy to remain globally competitive. Gas action plan sets up clash over price Public ownership of new gas pipelines, underwritten…

Destroying the environment to save it

Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm Paul Driessen “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The infamous Vietnam era quotation may…

Brazilian scientists and academics write an Open Letter on the “science” of the #coronavirus pandemic

From CONEXÃPOLÍTICA The coordinator of the statement is Marcos Nogueira Eberlin. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and holds a PhD in chemistry from the University…

NASA Astronauts Launch from America in Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon

From NASA May 30, 2020 RELEASE 20-057 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched from Launch Complex 39A on NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to…

Study: Integrating satellite and socioeconomic data to improve climate change policy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News BureauShare Print E-Mail CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Bangladesh is on track to lose all of its forestland in the next 35-40 years, leading to a rise in…

IMF: Investors are Ignoring Climate Change Risks

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The International Monetary Fund is concerned rich people and money managers are ignoring their climate warnings. Investors ignoring climate change risks, IMF warns John Kehoe…

Peter Ridd versus Prestige, and Clown Fish Beyond that Mudflat

May 30, 2020 By jennifer 4 Comments ShareTweetShare To be truly curious we must confess our ignorance. The person who knows everything would have no reason to question, no need…

Updates to Coverage of Landmark NASA SpaceX Commercial Crew Test Flight

From NASA NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley (left) and Robert Behnken (right) participate in a dress rehearsal for launch at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23, 2020,…

Houston Ranks No. 1 in America in Renewable Energy Use — No, Really

From Paper City Mag The City Government’s Remarkable Feat Defies the Odds With Ambitious Climate Action Plan BY Staff Report // 07.02.19 14 The City of Houston is a leader…

“Mummy, What’s that Smell?”: SMH Climate Activist Explains Tim Flannery’s Electrical Impulse Tree Communication Theory

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Sometimes you encounter a mainstream media climate article which you just have to share. Call of the wild: listen up, people, time is running out…

The most common organism in the oceans harbors a virus in its DNA

University of Washington The most common organism in the oceans, and possibly on the entire planet, is a family of single-celled marine bacteria called SAR11. These drifting organisms look like…

When does government intervention make sense for COVID-19?

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 29, 2020 by niclewis By Nic Lewis Introduction I showed in my last article that inhomogeneity within a population in…

Forecast models encounter reality

Reposted from CFACT By Kenneth Green |May 28th, 2020 Though forecast models have been a problem in the way they are utilized in public and environmental health for decades now,…

Northern Illinois University End of Snow Prediction

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The recent Mothers Day Freeze which smashed cold records across the Midwest, East and South has not deterred Northern Illinois University from making an end…

Both conservatives and liberals want a green energy future, but for different reasons

Deidra Miniard, Indiana University; Joe Kantenbacher, Indiana University, and Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University Political divisions are a growing fixture in the United States today, whether the topic is marriage across…

Sugar turns brown algae into good carbon stores

Only highly specialized bacteria can carry out the degradation of brown algae with the help of more than hundred enzymes Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology You may like them…

Andrew Dessler: Climate Alarmist as Energy Expert (Part II)

Reposted from Master Resource By Robert Bradley Jr. — May 28, 2020 “The popular climate discussion … looks at man as a destructive force for climate livability … because we…

Win for Climate Skeptics: Trump’s EO Begins to Strip Section 230 Protection from Social Media Giants

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In a huge win for climate skeptics and Conservatives, President Trump just signed an Executive Order to curb the alleged abuses of social media giants…

COVID-19 Dooms the Climate… Again! IEA: Oil Demand to Soon Exceed Pre-Lockdown Level

Alternate Title: Peak Oil Foiled Again Guest “too fracking funny for words” by David Middleton IEA chief says low oil prices will take demand beyond pre-crisis highsBy JAVIER BLAS on…

Judge finds fact-faking Facebook “fact-check” false

By Christopher Monckton Die Welt reports that The Regional Court of Appeal in Karlsruhe has ruled against a fact-faking “fact-check” on Facebook. Last September Tichys Einblick (Tichy’s Insight), a centre-Right…

Washington State Lacks a Rational Coronavirus Testing Approach: Can We Follow Oregon’s Lead?

From the Cliff Mass Weather Blog

COVID-19 is eroding scientific field work – and our knowledge of how the world is changing

Richard B. Primack, Boston University and Casey Setash, Colorado State University Editor’s note: Summer is prime time across much of North America for scientists to do field research outdoors. But…