Common Martian Mineral Found in Antarctic Ice Core

Guest “geologizing” by David Middleton Geology rocks! Substance found in Antarctic ice may solve a martian mysteryBy Tess Joosse Jan. 26, 2021 Researchers have discovered a common martian mineral deep…

Biden Climate Executive Order: Government Vehicles to be Electric

Libertarians rejoice! Thanks to President Biden’s latest climate brainstorm, in the future the US Federal Government will only function within 200 miles of the nearest operational EV charging station, and…

“You Can’t Fix Stupid”… Biden Pauses New Oil & Gas Leasing on Federal Lands and Waters

Guest “you can’t fix stupid” by David Middleton We knew this was coming… Biden Hits ‘Pause’ On Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And WatersJanuary 27, 2021NATHAN ROTT, SCOTT…

UN: Angry Birds Survey Proves the World Demands Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the United Nations, “the people’s voice is clear”. The UN believes the results of a survey distributed to gamers playing Angry Birds,  Subway…

Bright Green Impossibilities

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach After reading some information at Friends of Science, I got to thinking about how impossible it will be for us to do what so many…

My Interview on NTD: Energy Prices to Rise Under Biden

President Joe Biden has made fighting climate change one of his top priorities. In his first two days of office, Biden rejoined the Paris climate accord, froze permits for drilling…

Endangered Cloud Forests, Clouds and Climate Change

Demagogues trumpet ecosystems are collapsing and allude to scientific assessments. For example, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed the Gnarled Mossy Cloud Forest as “critically endangered”.…

New Mexico Shocked by “Biden Assault On Oil And Gas”

Guest “I feel shocked” by Pepper Brooks David Middleton Jan 24, 2021New Mexico Officials Taken Aback By Biden Assault On Oil And GasDavid BlackmonSenior ContributorEnergy Officials in the state of…

Unique Solar System Views from NASA Sun-Studying Missions

Using instruments that look not at the Sun itself, but at the constant outflow of solar material from the Sun, the missions — ESA and NASA’s Solar Orbiter, NASA’s Parker…

NYT Climate Action Book Review: “How to Blow Up a Pipeline”

No doubt Twitter and Facebook will ban the author, Amazon, the New York Times and other reviewers and book sellers any minute now, for saying nice things about inflammatory material…

Elon Musk Offers $100 Million for the Best Carbon Capture Technology

Remember all those assurances we’ve heard over the years, that carbon capture technology is ready for mainstream deployment? Turns out the technology is a little less ready to deploy than…

Complete Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Back in 2015 in a post called “Noise Assisted Data Analysis“, I described a way to decompose a signal into its underlying components. It’s known…

Meet The Team Shaking Up Climate Models

They have gathered some of the brightest experts from around the world to start to build a new, modern climate model. They hope to corral the vast flow of data…

Claim: Major discovery helps explain coral bleaching

ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE Research News Corals, like all animals, must eat to live. The problem is that most corals grow in tropical waters that are poor in nutrients,…

Simulating 800,000 Years Of California Earthquake History To Pinpoint Risks

“Using Southern California as an example, we haven’t had a truly big earthquake since 1857 — that was the last time the southern San Andreas broke into a massive magnitude…

Wild claim: Nuclear war could trigger big El Niño and decrease seafood

A nuclear war could trigger an unprecedented El Niño-like warming episode in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, slashing algal populations by 40 percent and likely lowering the fish catch, according to…

The Conversation: “the only country to have undertaken … successful … population control is China”

Malthus, Ehrlich and The Club of Rome might have gotten everything wrong, but Waikato Professor Michael Cameron thinks we need to consider their work, and consider imposing curbs on population…

Elon Musk Drilling Gas Wells in Texas!

Guest “I was wrong about this guy” by David Middleton SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas LaunchpadSergio ChapaJan 23 2021 (Bloomberg) — Elon Musk recently moved to…

Moving Forward – A New WUWT Reference/Resource Site

A few weeks ago, I stated WUWT would be moving to a “war footing” due to the election of Biden and the inevitable headlong rush into the “climate crisis” mania…

Attenborough’s cliff-dying walrus convinced elite Davos influencers of a global climate emergency

But it appears the film’s real purpose was to convince a far more important audience than paying Netflix customers that a global ‘climate emergency’ was going on: the elite influencers…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #439

A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority.” – Booker T. Washington

Study examines how clean air act affects municipal bond market

Municipal bond yields increased in response to the announcement of the proposed rule but declined after the announcement of the final standard.

Biden Senior Director for Environmental Justice Blames “Systemic Racism” for Climate Change

Introducing your new government; NYT is celebrating the appointment of visionaries like Dr. Cecilia Martinez to Biden’s climate team. But Martinez has some interesting ideas of why climate action has…

Study Shows Arctic Sea Ice Reached Lowest Point On Modern Record… In The 1940s, Not Today!

Regular NoTricksZone author Kenneth Richards notes on Twitter Apparently Arctic sea ice volume was as low in the 1940s as it has been in the 2000s. And the highest sea…