Steyn Files New Motion in Perpetual Mann Case

We have shown here, and in Steyn’s affirmative motion for summary judgment, that the three allegedly defamatory statements in paragraph 28 of the Amended Complaint are true. We have demonstrated…

Hey @NSIDC Looks like we have a sea-ice sensor failure – again

12 years ago, I pointed out to NSIDC in this post: Errors in publicly presented data – Worth blogging about? Because they told me it “wasn’t worth blogging about” in…

How do you Extinguish a Lithium Battery Fire?

A few weeks ago I asked a fire fighter friend how they extinguish electric vehicle battery fires. His answer was “you can’t”.

NASA Scientists Complete 1st Global Survey of Freshwater Fluctuation

“We’re now able to measure all of these lakes and reservoirs with the same ‘ruler,’ over and over again,” Neumann said. “It’s a great example of another science application that…

Claim: Gender assumptions harm progress on climate adaption and resilience

ARC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR CORAL REEF STUDIES Research News Scientists say outdated assumptions around gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking and action for climate mitigation and adaptation.…

High end of climate sensitivity in new climate models seen as less plausible

Researchers at Princeton University and the University of Miami reported that newer models with a high “climate sensitivity” — meaning they predict much greater global warming from the same levels…

United Nations Demands an End to Silicon Solar Panels and Wind Turbines

Guterres actually demanded an end to coal, but metallurgical coal is an essential component in solar panel manufacture; no coal, no new solar panels.

HadCRUT, Numbers 4 And 5

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The HadCRUT record is one of several main estimates of the historical variation in global average surface temperature. It’s kept by the good folks at…

Frac’ing banned in Delaware River Basin… So what?

Guest “one word away from real news” by David Middleton If this was about the Delaware Basin, this wouldn’t be fake news. The Delaware River Basin Commission followed the lead…

Flat-Earthers Rejoice!

Flat-earthers all over this flat Earth are rejoicing now that “a brash new world map [is] vying for global domination.”

James Cook University Walks Back Extreme Global Warming Coral Extinction Claims

Peter Ridd is right – the Great Barrier Reef is not in immediate danger of dying. James Cook University, Peter Ridd’s adversary in his unfair dismissal court case, has just…

Chuck DeVore: Texas’ blackouts – here’s the truth about why they happened and what we have to do next

It’s important to note that had every Texas generator powered by natural gas, coal, nuclear and hydro operated at full output during the height of the storm’s demand, Texas still…

Historical UK Sea Levels

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out that uses previously overlooked or obscure sea-level records to extend the UK sea-level record back to 1832. It provides an…

2021: The Year Oil Stocks Clobber Renewables?

Guest “Now that’s funny, right there” by David Middleton Feb 24, 2021 – Energy & EnvironmentOil stocks are destroying clean energy in 2021 after years of lagging behind Dion Rabouin,…

Pielke Jr. On The Biden Administration’s Social Cost of Carbon

Pricing carbon makes good sense but should not come at the expense of scientific integrity

Sister Flatulenta of the Breath of Heaven

That he should thus have wasted the first opportunity in three decades for Britain to chair the Security Council shows how poor is his judgment both about matters of science…

LA Times Wants to Ban Gasoline Automobiles

According to LA Times, a “disturbing” number of used vehicles are exported to poor countries. To fix climate change, manufacture, sale and export of gas guzzlers should be stopped.

Study: Global Warming Reduces the Growth Rate of Plankton

Anyone who thinks stopping the swimming pool going green in Summer is a battle is mistaken. According to a recent study, warming reduces the growth rate of plankton, and starves…

‘Fringe’ or Reasonable? Bastardi on the Firing Line

A recent E&E News article, “Fringe weatherman advised Abbott before deadly Texas storm” (February 25, 2021), is the latest marginalization job on a “climate science critic.” Author Scott Walderman begins…

Some Texas coastal fisheries devastated by 2021 freeze, but it’s nothing new

The reality is the back-to-back winter storms kept temperatures low enough, long enough, to kill millions of fishes, thousands of sea turtles, and countless other marine creatures. Contrast this reality…

Texas “Wind was operating almost as well as expected” – Part Deux

Guest “debunking the debunkers” by David Middleton Setting the Stage Why was Texas, ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) in particular, so unprepared for the onslaught of frigid weather? This…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #444

“For every problem, there is at least one solution that is simple, neat – and wrong.” ‒ attributed variously to H.L. Mencken, Peter Drucker, Mark Twain, and others