California’s carbon mitigation efforts may be thwarted by climate change itself

In a paper published today in the American Geophysical Union journal AGU Advances, the UCI Earth system scientists stressed that rising temperatures and uncertain precipitation will cause a decrease in California’s…

China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons

About six gigatons — roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans — of carbon appears to be emitted over land every year, according to data from the Chinese…

The Guardian: Japanese Green Energy Targets Threaten Australia’s Gas Exports

According to The Guardian, Japanese offshore wind power and hydrogen will replace Australian natural gas exports at a faster rate than the Aussie government expects. But if there is such…

Can we predict long-term solar variability?

This post is a result of an online conversation with Dr. Leif Svalgaard, a research physicist at Stanford University. Leif knows a great deal about the Sun and solar variability…

Life Expectancy Plunges! … or Does It?

“The media is alive with the shocking news that “U.S. Life Expectancy Plunged in 2020, Especially for Black and Hispanic Americans”. And, amazingly, this is not fake news, it is…

Pielke Jr. On Recent Climate Attribution Claims

I can think of no other area of research where the relaxing of rigor and standards has been encouraged by researchers in order to generate claims more friendly to headlines,…

Friday Funny: California Feelings

This sums up the feeling of Northern Californians today.

Hiawatha Crater: Bracketing the Age

Guest “Don’t mention the YDIH… (wink, wink, nudge, nudge)” by David Middleton The recent discovery of a large, probably young, impact crater beneath the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet…

Evidence of RWP In Florida

The work of experts such as Sylvia Hallam has been ignored in favour of computer models and global warming theory. It is good to see another study that prefers real…

US Parents Sue Over Clandestine Covid-19 School Vaccination Programme Which Does NOT Require Parental Consent

If you live in Washington DC, and your child comes home a bit wobbly, there is a chance the school you entrust with their care just gave them a clandestine…

Sea Level Model Fail

From a post by Arnout Jaspers at clintel.org. In 2016, a headline grabbing study said that the Antarctic ice sheet is much more unstable than [previously] estimated.  As a consequence,…

Summer Natural Gas Prices Reach 7-yr High!

Guest “Thanks Joe!” by David Middleton JULY 22, 2021Summer U.S. natural gas prices are the highest since 2014 In June, the U.S. natural gas spot price at the Henry Hub…

Aussie Health Minister Goes Off Script with Ivermectin Treatment for Covid-19

A simple tried and tested generic medical treatment which may reduce Covid deaths by 80% is slowly winning grudging acceptance.

Recovering Ecoterrorist Likely to be Confirmed as BLM Director

Guest “This would make sense if it was the other BLM” by David Middleton Does anyone here remember the ecoterrorist organization Earth First! and their terrorist attacks in the 1980’s?…

Miscommunication in Recent Climate Attribution Studies

Many of the climate attribution studies are resulting in headlines that are deceptive and result in people coming to incorrect conclusions about the relative roles of global warming and natural…

US Crude Oil Exports: Record High in 2020, Despite Lockdown

Guest “Yee-hah! ” by David Middleton JULY 20, 2021U.S. crude oil exports reached record levels in 2020 and remain high in 2021 Despite volatility in global oil markets, U.S. crude…

Aussie Coal Miner Accused of Violating Climate Change Disclosure Rules

Market Forces, an Affiliate of Friends of the Earth, wants regulators to smack New Hope Mining for claiming coal is here to stay. But New Hope have quietly challenged the…

Communicating About Climate Change: What’s Politics Got To Do With It?

“The most interesting thing to me is that liberals and conservatives are just seeing climate science from a completely different epistemic vantage point,” says Suldovsky about the results.

Rick Perry Was Right…

Guest “Only Nixon could go to China” by David Middleton Rick Perry once wanted to abolish the Energy Department. Trump picked him to run it.By Brad Plumer Updated Dec 13,…

Uniting Church: “The climate emergency has come about because of our sinfulness”

Rev. Dr Peter Walker, Principal of United Theological College, thinks emitting industrial CO2 is sinful. But Jesus told us we must take care of the poor – and there is…

‘Welt’ Commentary: Germany Flood Catastrophe Made Possible By “Inconceivable Ignorance”…”Unbelievable Scandal”

For too many years a crusty old bureaucracy focused on climate protection while ignoring protection from the whims of the weather. Their strategy, as unbelievable as it may sound, was…

National Grid to lose Great Britain electricity role to independent operator

Government will therefore throw out the knowledge and skills built up over many years by electrical engineers who know what they are doing. In their place, we will probably end…

‘One of the most damaging invasive species on Earth’: wild pigs release the same emissions as 1 million cars each year

Whether you call them feral pigs, boar, swine, hogs, or even razorbacks, wild pigs are one of the most damaging invasive species on Earth, and they’re notorious for damaging agriculture…

15,000-year-old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier ice

“We know very little about viruses and microbes in these extreme environments, and what is actually there,” Thompson said. “The documentation and understanding of that is extremely important: How do…