A Social Conscience Is Nice, But Business Is Business!!

The Nordic government beat back a lawsuit by environmental groups in the country’s Supreme Court, which ruled on Tuesday the authorities had acted lawfully by awarding exploration licenses in the…

LA Times: Children “literally organizing out of climate anxiety”

LA Times reports that children are so distressed by what they have been taught about the alleged climate crisis, some are committing suicide. Others are embracing radical climate activism as…

The New WUWT Theme

Here’s a thread for everyone to list all their complaints, and even some compliments on the operation and appearance of the new theme.

EU Turns to Magic to Progress their Clean Energy Agenda

The European Union is so desperate for their clean energy push to yield a viable solution, they have just given €3,999,870 to a cold fusion research team.

Massachusetts city to post climate change warning stickers at gas stations

The final design of the bright yellow stickers, shared with the Guardian, includes text that warns drivers the burning of gasoline, diesel and ethanol has “major consequences on human health…

On the Hunt for a Missing Giant Black Hole

Despite searching with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have no evidence that a distant black hole estimated to weigh between 3 billion and 100 billion times…

Capturing 40 years of climate change for an endangered Montana prairie

To better understand the effects of climate change on bunchgrass prairies, Belovsky and Slade studied the National Bison Range, a bunchgrass prairie in Montana, for 40 years. They made repeated…

Late fall polar bear habitat 2020 compared to some previous years

As is usual at this time of year, the Canadian Archipelago, the Beaufort, East Siberian and Laptev Seas are well covered in ice (see regions on map below). As for…

Inside The Bayesian Priory

Anyone who thinks that a description of reality is only worthwhile if it matches the output of absurdly simplistic climate models is not worth my time to investigate.

National Journal on Possible Trump Submission of Paris Climate Treaty to Senate

“Any claim that Paris compels U.S. action or inaction would now confront doubt that a U.S. commitment to Paris was anything but a political commitment,”

Study: Dangerous Global Warming Could Occur by 2027

We laughed when Alexandria Occasio Cortez claimed that the world would end in 12 years. According to a new climate study, AOC is an optimist; we might only have seven…

Why do the HadSST Sea-Surface Temperatures Trend Down?

By Andy May The simple answer is that the portion of the ocean, roughly 54%, that has HadSST values is getting cooler. But Nick Stokes doesn’t believe that. His idea…

An Upbeat Look at Nuclear with Rod Adams

Robert Bryce’s Power Hungry podcast has a excellent interview with longtime nuclear energy blogger and podcaster Rod Adams. It’s almost two hours and has rather few views so I thought…

Study suggests great earthquakes as cause of Arctic warming

MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Research News A researcher from MIPT has proposed a new explanation for the Arctic’s rapid warming. In his recent paper in Geosciences, he suggests that…

China recolonizes Africa

Harvard University China specialist Edward Cunningham says China is building, planning or financing more than 300 coal plants, in places as widespread as Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh and the…

Christmas in Florida: Chilly forecast, falling iguanas

Florida is about to have a Christmas unlike any other in recent memory, and it may involve falling iguanas.

Merry Christmas to all, did you get coal…or?

Happy Holidays from the gang at WattsUpWithThat!

Korean artificial sun, KSTAR, sets the new world record of 20-sec-long operation at 100 million °C

The Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research(KSTAR), a superconducting fusion device also known as the Korean artificial sun, set the new world record as it succeeded in maintaining the high temperature…

Climate Scientists to Request Political Representation on the Arctic Council

Climate scientists are planning to request political representation in the form of an “Arctic Ambassador” so they can remind other members of the council that the melting Arctic is not…

New York can’t buy its way out of blackouts

All of this battery backup hype is a scam, and not just in New York either. The papers are full of this con, from coast to coast. The utilities know…

Contrast Between New York And Florida

Florida shows us all what basic competent state government looks like. The extreme lack of competence in New York is simply shocking.

Iced Covered Wind Turbines Hamper China’s Efforts to Retire Coal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As China struggles with a surge in energy demand brought on by their economic recovery and a cold snap, the reputation of wind power has…

Spiegel Article By Stefan Rahmstorf Has “Nothing In The Least To Do With Science”…”Embarrassing”

You can write something like that, but it has nothing in the least to do with science.

A blazar in the early universe

The supersharp radio “vision” of the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) has revealed previously unseen details in a jet of material ejected at three-quarters the speed of…