Water on ancient Mars

There’s a long-standing question in planetary science about the origin of water on Earth, Mars and other large bodies such as the moon. One hypothesis says that it came from…

The Guardian: A Biden Victory would Push the World on Climate Change

Scratch a climate activist, find a … ; Guardian author Katharine Murphy fantasising about the possibility a Biden administration would use America’s economic might to dictate climate policy to the…

Claim: UN report says up to 850,000 animal viruses could be caught by humans, unless we protect nature

Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. The virus that causes COVID-19, for example, is linked to similar viruses in bats, which may have been passed…

Religion of Green

Has environmentalism become more than just a good faith effort to protect the Earth? Is it now tantamount to a religion?

Roger Revelle – the backstory of the father of Atmospheric CO2 monitoring

By Andy May Roger Revelle was an outstanding and famous oceanographer. He met Al Gore, in the late 1960s, when Gore was a student in one of his classes at…

To survive asteroid impact, algae learned to hunt

Tiny, seemingly harmless ocean plants survived the darkness of the asteroid strike that killed the dinosaurs by learning a ghoulish behavior — eating other living creatures.

“Where’s the sea ice?” Right where it’s been for most of the Holocene.

Guest “geological perspective” by David Middleton This is sort of a sequel yesterday’s post: Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably late and why it matters.…

Response to the Australian Bushfire Commission

The The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements Report has been released. But the commission’s apparent overt genuflection to climate disaster memes has already drawn harsh criticism from a…

No, @ClimatePower “Climate Change” Isn’t Making It Harder to Vote

A press release from a political group called “ClimatePower2020” makes ridiculously wild claims that “climate change” is making it more difficult to vote in the upcoming presidential election, by creating severe weather…

Friday Funny: Greta Thunberg’s perfect petroleum-free world

One crisp winter morning in Sweden, a cute little girl named Greta woke up to a perfect world, one in which there were no petroleum products ruining the earth. She…

The Facts on Andrew Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy

Wednesday morning on ABC’s The View, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a factually misleading explanation for the thousands of people who died with Covid-19 in NY nursing homes.

Reality Check On The Electric Car

Believe me, I and most other cooperative managers in the country would love to see an abundance of electric cars. If every member of our cooperative were to go out…

Joe Biden Wants to Jail Oil Executives for Causing Climate Change

Joe Biden wants to jail oil executives for causing climate change, though he wants everyone to know he does not intend to ban fracking, despite what he said in the…

National Academy of Sciences Declares Global Warming Contributes Hot and Cold Severe Weather

According to the National Academy of Sciences, if the weather is severe it is partly our own fault. “Global warming can contribute to the intensity of heat waves, drought, and…

The Futility of “Renewable” Energy in Two Easy Charts

Guest “energy transition… pft!” by David Middleton The United States Energy Information Administration is a national treasure! This morning, I was poking around in the latest Monthly Energy Review and…

Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably late and why it matters

I’ve watched the region’s transformations since the 1980s as an Arctic climate scientist and, since 2008, as director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center. I can tell you,…

The Election Day Weather Forecast: Who Will it Favor?

Reposted from Cliff Mass’s Weather Blog Tuesday, October 27, 2020  I got a call today from a political science professor from California:  he wanted to know how to get reliable…

ANZ Bank Demands Carbon Divestment as a Condition of Business Loans

If you want to borrow money from ANZ (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group), you better present your carbon offset plan along with your financial records, otherwise regardless of the…

Mean and Unclean: Electric Cars Powered by Child Labor in Africa

The makers of wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles and other supposedly environment-friendly technologies — as well as the green activists, politicians and bureaucrats who promote and support them with…

Dead Birds Falling from Cold Events

Good scientists must examine all likely factors. So, I investigated the stories behind most documented bird die-offs. For the case of a single dead bird found in someone’s yard, that…

The #ExxonKnew Lie Spreads to Motor City

Guest “No schist Sherlock” by David Middleton INVESTIGATIONExclusive: GM, Ford knew about climate change 50 years agoMaxine Joselow, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, October 26, 2020 […] E&E News obtained…

Aussie PM Defies Pressure to Set a Net Zero 2050 Climate Target

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has upset greens by refusing to set a net zero target. ScoMo is not concerned the net zero targets of trading partners will affect Aussie…

*Astonishing cold and unusual early season snow…”Zeta” to make landfall later in southeastern Louisiana*

The Arctic cold has been historic in recent days across portions of the western and central US with some long-standing low temperature records being absolutely annihilated. In fact, temperatures late…

UN: Urgent Climate Action Required to PREVENT the Greening of the Sahara Desert

6000 years ago during the Holocene Climatic Optimum the Sahara desert was covered in lakes and vegetation. All this went away when the world cooled. Some of the poorest people…