Plant Growth Takes A Steep Toll On The Soil – Supposedly

Wow! Who would have thought that? When a plant grows, it extracts nutrients and carbon from the soil and converts that into its roots and stem and flowers and seeds.…

Claim: We Need Bangladeshi Floating Gardens to Survive Global Warming

For centuries Bangladeshis have been planting vegetables on floating beds of hyacinths, to secure food supplies against flooding. According to a new study we could all learn from their experience.

The Red-eyes are Coming!

“:Brood X, made up of billions of individuals, is expected to appear in 18 states in the next few weeks . . . . “

AAS Climate Warning: “Delay is as Dangerous as Denial”

According to the Australian Academy of Science, soon every year will be a fire season like 2020. My question:- if the forests all burn down, surely we would run out…

Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050?

Has anybody heard of an announcement that the United States has a goal of carbon neutrality by 2050?

In the deep sea, the last ice age is not yet over

Cruise leader Gerhard Bohrmann summarizes: “At the end of the SUGAR-3 programme, the drilling campaign with MeBo200 in the Black Sea showed us once again very clearly how quickly the…

Professor Qingwei Ma seeks to unlock the potential of marine wave energy

Professor Ma’s project will build on the UK’s leading role in marine wave energy to overcome challenges to devices that capture the energy generated by waves and convert it into…

The Strategist: Navies Must Go Zero Carbon

Don’t mention the “N” word; The Strategist thinks the New Zealand Navy receiving money from the Treasury, then paying that money back to the Treasury to purchase carbon credits is…

Update On Michael Mann v. Mark Steyn Litigation

The tortured history of this case very well illustrates the difficulty of trying to strike a good balance between, on the one hand, having libel law as a mechanism for…

Cherry Picking Real Cherries

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Now that the cherry trees have bloomed in Kyoto this year, I’ve been seeing people claiming that the cherry blossoming record shows the dreaded “Climate…

A pertinent climate question

How much of a change in cloudiness would it take to account for the 0.53 W/m2 increase in TOA radiative forcing since 2003?

Stellar eggs near galactic center hatching into baby stars

Astronomers found a number of stellar eggs containing baby stars around the center of the Milky Way using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). Previous studies had suggested that the…

UK government scraps green homes grant after six months

The abandonment of the £1.5bn programme, which offered households grants of up to £5,000 or £10,000 to put in insulation or low-carbon heating, leaves the UK without a plan for…

Politico Fears Most Chinese Solar Panels Include Components Manufactured by Uighur Slaves

European solar manufacturers have claimed nearly every solar panel purchased from China has its origins in the Chinese Muslim slave factories of Xinjiang.

The American Petroleum Institute did what? Because climate?

Guest “explaining what the API did” by David Middleton Note: The primary purpose of this post is simply to lay out what the API has actually endorsed regarding carbon pricing.…

Biden Raising Expectations: Announces a Two Day Virtual Global Climate Conference

My question – how many world leaders will actually stare at a VR screen for the entire two days, vs providing a fake feed of sitting by their computer paying…

Monday Mirthiness: Latest idiocy from the “extinction rebellion”

From the same people that think “coronavirus is the cure”, meaning living humans are bad. If that’s the case then you first, you numptys. Media ReleaseFriday 26 March 2021 EMBARGOED:…

The Rat Island Saga

“An Alaskan archipelago once dubbed the “Rat Islands” have provided a stunning example of ecological recovery” or so a new study says.

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #448

“Aqueous vapor [water vapor] is a blanket more necessary to the vegetable life of England than clothing is to man. Remove for a single summer-night the aqueous vapour from the…

Antarctic Sea Ice Grows 2 Million Sq. Km – Area As Big As Saudi Arabia. And: Hamburg Spring Arriving Later…

Reposted from the NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 28. March 2021 Share this… Antarctic sea ice grows 2 million square kilometers in 4 years… It’s hard to back up the statement: Global warming is…

President Biden, Boris Johnson Push Green Alternative to the Chinese Belt and Road

The Biden administration has announced plans to borrow billions of dollars, presumably from China, to finance a green rival to the Chinese Belt and Road initiative, to counter China’s global…

DeSmog Blog Founder Opens Up About the “Bad Actors” Impeding Climate Action

De-Smog Blog co-founder James Hoggan seems to think people who oppose climate action are “bad actors”. My question – how is that confrontational approach working out for you, James?

The Latest Subsidisaster Paper

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences that’s being hyped by phys dot org under the headline Fossil…

African countries deem EU carbon border levy ‘protectionist’

Some African countries consider the EU’s planned carbon border levy to be “protectionist”. That was the upshot of a conference organised by the French government on Tuesday (23 March), which…