Sunspots and El Nino Part Two

Guest post by Willis Eschenbach In my last post, The Sun Also Sets, I looked at a study that I’ll continue to call L2021. It claimed a correlation between what…

Australian Floods

In NSW, although it was the second wettest March, it was considerably wetter in 1956. Moreover it was not particularly wet in February, so the ground would not have been…

NASA Invites Public to Take Flight With Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet. To mark a month of Ingenuity flights, the…

How climate change affects Colombia’s coffee production

The researchers analyze climate data from 2007 to 2013 across Colombia’s 521 coffee-producing municipalities and evaluate how temperature and precipitation affect coffee yield. Subsequently, they model anticipated weather conditions from…

Ex Aussie PM Malcolm Turnbull Dumped from a Climate Board, as a Coal District Election Looms

Climate overboard? Panicking NSW Conservatives appear to have abruptly placed political survival ahead of climate appeasement, in the face of a sudden unexpected by-election in a coal jobs district.

Should Doctors Receive Mandatory Covid Vaccinations?

A debate appears to be raging in the British medical community, about whether the severity of some long term adverse reactions to the Covid Vaccine undermines the case for mandatory…

The Sun Also Sets

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a new study that claims that El Ninos are triggered by a “transition” in the sun. Sunspots have a cycle of about 11…

Dangerously Stupid Science: Solar Geoengineering

Modelers too often eschew the bountiful evidence of real natural climate change when it competes with their CO2‑driven models. They downplay the myriad of critical factors that have caused change…

Belong To The Climate Club Or Get Penalized: The EU’s New Trade Protectionism

Reposted from Forbes By Tilak Doshi Trade protectionism has venerable roots in the history of economic thought, from Germany’s celebrated Friedrich List in the 1840s to Raul Prebisch who headed the UN’s Economic Commission…

Polar bear problems onshore in Svalbard before prime feeding season

A polar bear broke into the emergency room of the cabin area at Fredheim on Thursday afternoon, damaging a window and interior furnishings, before it was chased away by a…

New study ties solar variability to the onset of decadal La Nina events

The paper does not delve into what physical connection between the Sun and Earth could be responsible for the correlation, but the authors note that there are several possibilities that…

Pro Big Government Economist Calls for a Renewable Energy Moonshot

College of London Economist Mariana Mazzucato thinks the entrepreneurial spirit of government employees should be harnessed, to solve big problems like plastics pollution and climate change.

China’s carbon reduction target looks elusive as banks keep throwing cash at coal mines and power plants, undercutting Xi Jinping’s plan to slash fossil fuels

American and Canadian banks led almost half of the US$3.8 trillion in global fossil fuel financing deals over the past five years. European, UK, Chinese and Japanese financial institutions pale…

Why South Africa’s electricity blackouts are set to continue for the next five years

In his 2021 State of the Nation Address President Cyril Ramaphosa offered an action plan to develop additional power generation capacity in the short to medium term. While these interventions…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #449

“You can prove almost anything with the evidence of a small enough segment of time. How often, in any search for truth, the answer of the minute is positive, the…

The New Pause lengthens by three months to 5 years 10 months

Now that the small La Niña that has recently ended has begun to have its effect on global temperatures, the UAH monthly global mean lower-troposphere anomalies now show a further…

The Latest On The “Stupidest Litigation” In The Country

From The MANHATTAN CONTRARIAIN April 04, 2021/ Francis Menton Perhaps you are amazed at the millions of people who have bought into the idea that the gradually increasing level of a…

Will John Kerry Sell Out Chinese Human Rights to Win a Global Climate Agreement?

John Kerry insists he will not compromise on pressuring China to improve treatment of persecuted minorities like Christians and Uighurs, to win a global climate agreement. But I’m not sure…

Net Zero Agenda Faltering: “Pie in the Sky”

No doubt at COP26 in Glasgow (rumoured that it may be postponed again because of the pandemic), the usual fudges will be made. There will be vague promises from poorer…

Environmental Justice campaign to replace New York City peaking power plants

At this time, environmental justice organization are conducting a well-orchestrated effort to replace peaking power plants in New York City. New York energy and environmental policy initiatives are catering to…

Exploring the evolution of Earth’s habitability regulated by oxygen cycle

As an essential material for the survival and reproduction of almost all aerobic organisms, oxygen is closely related to the formation and development of complex organisms. A recent review provides…

Claim: Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

He added: “The possibility of Pine Island Glacier entering an unstable retreat has been raised before but this is the first time that this possibility is rigorously established and quantified.

“YPCCC Helps Facebook Debunk Climate Change Myths”

Reposted from The GelbspanFiles.com The situation concerning the cavalry-style arrival of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC) to save us all from global warming disinformation on Facebook begs for a…

Aussie Government: Blood Clotting Case Likely Linked to Astra-Zeneca Covid Vaccine

Australia’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd has stated that a blood clotting problem which led to a vaccine recipient being hospitalised was likely linked to the Astra-Zeneca Covid-19…