Remembering Robert A. Heinlein

There is a certain beauty in remembering the great influences of one’s youth. For me, one of those influences was Robert Anson Heinlein who could reasonably be called one of…

Actor Steven Seagal Joins Pro Kremlin Environmental Justice Party

Steven Seagal is emerging as a clear favourite for most woke Hollywood climate celebrity ever, after joining a Russian pro-Putin left wing environmental activist party, whose leaders include ultra-nationalist Russian…

A viable alternative to Chinese minerals hegemony

Unchallenged, China could choose to expand its empire southward and eastward, as Western voices are muted by their utter dependence on Chinese “generosity” in supplying materials for smart phones, wind…

The Current Legal Onslaught Is Unlikely To Limit World Oil Production Significantly

While the legal onslaught has no prospect at all of making the oil business go away, or even really of diminishing it much, it could have major implication for Americans.…

Activist heads explode as USFWS says oil activities pose minimal risk to polar bears in AK

From Polar Bear Science Posted on May 30, 2021 |  Apparently, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) under Joe Biden agrees with my conclusion that oil company activities in Alaska pose minimal risk…

A fiery past sheds new light on the future of global climate change

Many of today’s climate models rely on past levels of greenhouse gasses and aerosols to validate their predictions for the future. But there’s a problem: While pre-industrial levels of greenhouse…

Solar farms: A toxic blot on the landscape

If the government really plans a big increase in solar capacity, the current desecration of our countryside will be the tip of the iceberg. It is also clear that new…

Climate ECS Closure

There are two notions of ECS. The first is without feedbacks (mainly water vapor and clouds). It estimates a simple non-condensing gas CO2 doubling. AR4 implicitly had that at a…

$20 Billion to Rip Up Highways, To Reduce Climate Change and Division Caused by Road Traffic

President Biden’s infrastructure plan includes $20 billion to pour landfill into major access roads to cities, to eliminate racist community divides, reduce CO2 emissions, and revitalise inner cities by ensuring…

GEOCARBSULF

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new open access paper in Nature Magazine, entitled “A tighter constraint on Earth-system sensitivity from long-term temperature and carbon-cycle observations“, by Wong et…

Simplified climate modelling. Part 1: The role of CO2 in paleoclimate

The interdependency between CO2 and Earth’s climate is clearly crystallized. Either direction in the temperature relationship – CO2 or temperature in the driver’s seat – is quantified by simple means.…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Shining Clouds on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover captured these clouds just after sunset on March 19, 2021, the 3,063rd Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission. The image is made up of…

Fish adapt to ocean acidification by modifying gene expression

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG Research News Human-driven global change is challenging the scientific community to understand how marine species might adapt to predicted environmental conditions in the near-future (e.g.…

Social Cost (Benefit) of Carbon Dioxide from FUND with Corrected Temperatures, Energy and CO2 Fertilization

Dr. Pat Michaels wrote “By including the results of IAMs that do not include known processes that have a significant impact on the end product must disqualify them from contributing…

A New Kind of Denialism

“The Climate Central study, on which the Times Union editorial is partially based, despite what must have been hundreds of hours of careful calculations and computer modelling time, arrives at…

Ocean Temperature Limit – Corrections and Part 4

Current climate models parameterise clouds and atmospheric water is treated as a “Greenhouse Gas” when it exists in the atmosphere as gas, liquid and solid. The solid phase is a…

Why is Energy so Difficult to Store? Why is Stored Energy so Difficult to Use?

One more point seems pertinent. A decade ago we were all lectured that the environment would be best served as we de-materialized society. That is, we would reduce our environmental…

“Major Scientific Breakthrough”…Scientists “Step Closer To Predicting North Atlantic Climate”

A team of scientists believe they’ve made a forecasting breakthrough, suggesting the NAO is in fact highly predictable.

Surprising sea ice thickness across the Arctic is good news for polar bears

From Polar Bear Science Posted on May 27, 2021 This year near the end of May the distribution of thickest sea ice (3.5-5m/11.5-16.4 ft – or more) is a bit surprising,…

L A Times Publishes Beijing-Funded Propaganda, Conceals China’s Massive Coal Use & Emissions

Biden, the Democratic Party, the L A Times and other ill-informed climate alarmists are completely out of touch with global energy and emissions realities with their incompetent schemes mandating that…

“Courts, customers and Wall Street delivered rebukes to Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Shell”… Oh my!

Guest “it just doesn’t get any dumber than this” by David Middleton ‘Powerful signal’: In a single day, Big Oil suffers historic blows on climateCourts, customers and Wall Street delivered…

The Radiation Fight

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach OK, folks, for everyone who wanted to put forth your favorite theory about how downwelling radiation from the atmosphere is a fantasy, or how a…

The ‘New Normal’ That Wasn’t

Guest essay by Dan Sutter Tornadoes killed 553 Americans in 2011, the deadliest year since 1925.  May 22nd marked the 10th anniversary of the Joplin, Missouri tornado that killed 161,…

Friday Funny: A new addition to the climate DOOM lexicon

Down under in Australia, there’s this “Leader of the Australian Greens” wannabe politician by the name of Adam Bandt. He’s got his panties in a twist over the the now…