Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #437

“Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century.” – UN World Health Organization (WHO) (2018) [H/t Climate Etc.]

Largest study of Asia’s rivers unearths 800 years of paleoclimate patterns

813 years of annual river discharge at 62 stations, 41 rivers in 16 countries, from 1200 to 2012. That is what researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design…

Putting a Lid on the Most Recent Climate Decade

Global / U.S. / regional / local temperature (climate) changes must always be population weighted just like how energy industry operates.

Looking forward: new technologies in the 2020’s

The basis for this post is an article by Eli Dourado that I spotted on twitter: Notes on technology for the 2020’s. Will the new decade be the roaring 20’s…

No Warming in UK since 2006

However this will be no more than an attempt to cover up the highly inconvenient truth, which is that warming stopped in 2006. The 10-year running average shows this clearly.

UK Company Develops Climate Change Masks for Cows

According to Wired, a new bovine burp mask fitted with a catalytic converter catches methane expelled from cows and converts it to CO2 and water. Methane is a more powerful…

World’s first wooden satellite to be launched by Japan in 2023

TOKYO — Japanese logging company Sumitomo Forestry and Kyoto University are planting the seeds for a 2023 launch of the world’s first satellite made out of wood.

Pielke Jr. on the US National Climate Assessment

NYT article on US Nat’l Climate Assessment/Trump is right & wrong

Michael Mann gives himself a tongue bath

If anyone out there has recently ingested poison, here’s just what you need to induce vomitting.

UAH Global Temperature Update for December 2020: +0.27 deg. C

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog January 2nd, 2021 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for December, 2020 was +0.27 deg.…

Inconvenient Truth: Climate-related death risk down 99.6% over 100 years

New data shows the global climate-related death risk has dropped by over 99% since 1920. Despite the near constant caterwauling from climate alarmists that we are in a “climate emergency”,…

Mechanical Tree Researcher Seeks Taxpayer Climate Funding

Why bother with natural trees when you can build mechanical trees to remove CO2 from the air?

10 Failed Predictions: Video

Many climate alarmist’s failed predictions were centered around 2020. This video examines just ten, and argues that they were produced not by science, but by ideology.

Nobody’s Fuel – an engineer’s guide to saving the planet

Nobody’s Fuel – an engineer’s guide to saving the planet On a road trip to the heart of an ailing planet [sic] with a message of hope. This documentary about…

Covid-1984? British Anti-Lockdown Activist Arrested for Filming Empty Hospital Wards

As the British National Health Service screams about the intense stress of dealing with rising Covid-19 hospital admissions, a strange story has emerged of an anti-lockdown activist being arrested for…

AGW Skeptic Marc Morano Receives DEATH THREAT From Sorbonne University Professor’s Email Account

Climate researcher Prof. Jean-Luc Melice’s email account appears to be the source of a crude death threat aimed at prominent climate science skeptic, Marc Morano.

Global Hurricane Activity Below Average In 2020

As the year draws to a close, we can note that, despite a busy Atlantic hurricane season, global hurricane activity has actually been well below average:

To Promote Climate Alarm, Good News Is Regularly Portrayed as a Disaster

Guest essay by —     H. Sterling Burnett Dishonesty has seemingly become the hallmark of reporting on climate research. In 2020, the dishonesty reached new heights as multiple studies which actually presented…

MIT Technology Review: Pandemic Denial Shows Rising Climate Deaths Might Not Lead to Action

Climate alarmists arriving at the horrified realisation that not everyone sees risk they way they do.

Preventing Ecosystem Collapse 3: Seagrass

The good news is most of the human factors that have reduced seagrass meadows can be and are being remedied. Furthermore, rising levels of carbon dioxide will benefit their growth…

“USGS Gets Politics Out of Climate Forecasts”

Guest “another thing lost in the November coup” by David Middleton USGS Director Jim Reilly authored a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal… USGS Gets Politics Out of…