Rapid lifestyle changes during early COVID-19 pandemic had no impact on climate change

Despite the rapid and significant changes in consumption patterns witnessed during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese households maintained their normal levels of greenhouse gases emissions. The “anthropause”…

Climate book shelf

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 10, 2021 by curryja | by Judith Curry Reviews of new books by Steve Koonin, Matthew Kahn and Marc Morano. A year ago, we…

US Emergency Declared After Cyber Criminals Cut 45% of the Fuel Supply to the East Coast

Climate activists in New York and other East Coast cities may have an opportunity to live their dream of life without fossil fuel, as operators of the Colonial pipeline struggle…

$1000 / ton Carbon Tax? Climate Scientist Demands the Alleged Damage of Fossil Fuel be Fully Priced

Climate scientist David Lowe is horrified democratic governments like New Zealand are only charging double digit carbon prices – he thinks the true cost of carbon is around $1000 /…

Something Smells Fishy: Allegations of Fraud in Ocean Acidification Research

While on tour in Australia in 2010, my friend, David Archibald said to me “Ocean Acidification is the last refuge of the climate scoundrels”. It appears he may be right.…

The performance of UK Weather Dependent Renewables: 2002 – 2020

And it is already happening in the UK: the “trip” of an Offshore wind farm on a breezy summer afternoon contributed to the major UK power outage of 9/8/2019. As…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #454

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.” — attributed to Confucius.