An approximation to determine the source of the WOW! Signal

As of October 2020, the WOW! Signal remains the strongest candidate SETI signal. It has been suggested that the signal was produced by hydrogen clouds from Comets 266/P Christensen and…

Richard Branson Launches a New Climate Action Coalition

Billionaire Richard Branson appears to be attempting to build his presence as a major global influencer on climate policy, but his new climate change club does not appear to have…

Historical bias overlooks genes related to COVID-19

Although biomedical researchers know that many overlooked human genes play a role in COVID-19, they currently do not study them. Instead, researchers that study COVID-19 continue to focus on human…

Animal instincts could be inherited expert knowledge

In addition to studying complex human reasoning, I have been observing complex instinctive reasoning in animals for many years. Instinctive behavior is often thought of as simple, perhaps even mindless.…

Study: Climate Change Increases the Risk of Global Pandemics

Any change is bad? according to a new study, warming in cold climates or cooling in warm climates increases the risk of animals getting sick, which in turn increases human…

Italian Covid-19 Lockdown Businesses Threaten a Tax Strike

50,000 Italian businesses hit with repeated lockdowns have threatened a tax strike, on the grounds it is unreasonable for the government to demand tax money if they are not allowed…

Scientists Discover Skyscraper-Sized Reef… In the Great Barrier Reef

Guest “How did they miss this?” by David Middleton PRESS RELEASE / OCTOBER 26, 2020 AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 500 METER TALL CORAL REEF IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF–FIRST TO BE DISCOVERED IN…

Time: The US Must Regain Global Climate Trust by Offering “Tangible Support”

Will the world give the USA a chance to regain respect as a global climate leader? According to time, it depends on John Kerry’s diplomacy and how much “tangible support”…

Under The Equator

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by my previous posts, Boy Child Girl Child and Sea Levels in the Nino-Nina Cycle, I decided to take a look at what is…

Video: Don’t let the “Climate Grinches” ruin your holiday

A few days ago, the Washington Post ran a story that ranks as one of their worst-ever in terms of climate change alarmism. Titled “How climate change is complicating a…

Cultural motivations for wind and solar renewables deployment

“For me the question now is, now that we know that renewables can’t save the planet, are we going to keep letting them destroy it?”. – Michael Schellenberger

The Great American Outdoors Act

To the surprise of most Americans, and the consternation of many in the “mainstream” media, Vice President Mike Pence highlighted the Trump Administration’s environmental record during the recent VP debate.…

Strengthening the climate change scenario framework

Over the past decade, the climate change research community developed a scenario framework that combines alternative futures of climate and society to facilitate integrated research and consistent assessment to inform…

German Think Tank: Climate Deniers are Holding Back Climate Action

According to a German think tank, most people are not aware of the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change, with a majority of people even in European countries believing that…

WMO: “impact of the COVID-19 confinements [on CO2] cannot be distinguished from natural variability”

Proof that ongoing expensive CO2 reduction efforts are utterly futile. Green hopes that the Covid-19 lockdown would have a significant impact on global CO2 have been dashed.

The U.S. National Temperature Index, is it based on data? Or corrections?

By Andy May The United States has a very dense population of weather stations, data from them is collected and processed by NOAA/NCEI to compute the National Temperature Index. The…

An Important Finding about the September Labor Day Wildfires

Just extraordinary. The winds at that time were THE STRONGEST EVER OBSERVED at the site during those months for any wind direction from the north, east, southeast, or northwest.

Famous Failed Predictions: UK Offshore Wind Edition

Guest “Just a bit outside!” by David Middleton Bjorn Lomborg posted this on LinkedIn this morning… The Grauniad article is a hoot! Wind energy to power UK by 2020, government…

Biden taps John Kerry as Presidential climate envoy – Expect merging of COVID & Climate – Kerry: ‘You could just as easily replace the words climate change with COVID-19’

Former Sec. of State John Kerry on ‘the parallels between the coronavirus and the climate crisis’: “Climate change is a threat multiplier for pandemic diseases, and zoonotic diseases — 70…

US Sheriffs Refusing to Enforce Covid-19 Thanksgiving Lockdowns

Some sheriffs in areas affected by Coronavirus lockdowns have rejected the idea they will enforce the lockdown orders.

Field Geology on Mars Reveals Evidence of Megaflood

Guest “field geology rocks!” by David Middleton Field geology at Mars’ equator points to ancient megafloodBy Blaine Friedlander | November 18, 2020 Floods of unimaginable magnitude once washed through Gale…

Sea Levels in the Nino Nina Cycle

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE: Grrr … thanks to an alert commenter, I find that my previous numbers were out by a factor of ten. I love the web…

Republican State Legislatures are Positively Correlated with Obesity, Democrat Legislatures with Death from #Coronavirus

Do Lockdowns Reduce the Spread? Maybe a Little. But what else do they do?

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #432

“Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real. If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” — Niels Bohr (1885-1962)