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Climate Woke G7 Agrees to Eliminate Coal Jobs

Anyone listening in Pennsylvania?

G7 agrees to end new gov’t support for coal power by end of 2021

June 14, 2021 1:56 AM AEST

The Group of Seven nations on Sunday pledged to rapidly scale up technologies and policies that accelerate the transition away from unabated coal capacity, including ending new government support for coal power by the end of this year.

“Coal power generation is the single biggest cause of greenhouse gas emissions,” the seven nations – the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – said, adding “continued global investment in unabated coal power generation is incompatible with keeping 1.5°C within reach.”

“We stress that international investments in unabated coal must stop now and we commit now to an end to new direct government support for unabated international thermal coal power generation by the end of 2021,” they said.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/g7-agrees-end-new-govt-support-coal-power-by-end-2021-2021-06-13/

Back in the real world, Germany’s wind sector appears to be collapsing, Britain is building a new coal mine (maybe), China is building hundreds of new coal plants around the world, and Asia appears to be ramping up steel production to resource a major military buildup, and coal prices are on the rise, as production struggles to keep up with demand. Which makes the G7 anti-coal statement a strong candidate for the most pointless communique ever.

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June 13, 2021 10:10 pm

Meanwhile, back in the real world
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Sunsettommy
Editor
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 13, 2021 10:28 pm

That is nice, but why did YOU ignore China?

Reply to  Sunsettommy
June 13, 2021 10:35 pm

The G7 statement did not speak for China.

LdB
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 13, 2021 11:54 pm

So you put up a graph of a country that already curbed it’s emissions and stated it wants to do more?

Now put China and South East Asia on that which is who the speech from the G7 was for.

Can we enter you in the Special Olympics you are guaranteed to get us a gold.

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saveenergy
Reply to  LdB
June 14, 2021 1:26 am

Our Nick is very ‘Special’ !!

Reply to  LdB
June 14, 2021 2:02 am

I stick to topic

lee
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 2:32 am

“continued global investment in unabated coal power generation is incompatible with keeping 1.5°C within reach.” Yep seems like it only applies to G7. 😉

Reply to  lee
June 14, 2021 2:34 am

The heading was
G7 agrees to end new gov’t support for coal power by end of 2021″

John Bennett
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 7:58 am

Note for future discussions: Only the headline is important. The actual content of the article is irrelevent.

Reply to  John Bennett
June 14, 2021 9:30 am

The headline (should) define the topic.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 5:36 pm

Not really. Headlines are intended to draw the readers in to the finer details.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  John Bennett
June 14, 2021 5:35 pm

Surely you understand that all that Warmunists are interested in is the headline with scary outcomes … while the actual science they supposedly derived their story from says nothing of the sort. The science simply doesn’t support the “crisis” narrative.

DonM
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 9:09 am

How many times have you complained that the heading doesn’t suit you, with respect to your interpretation of the article?

“Every time I call it a business, you call it a game! And every time I call it a game, you call it a business! … (you and everyone like you are nuth’n but a bunch of ….)” – O.W. Shaddock

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Reply to  DonM
June 14, 2021 4:57 pm

I object to false headlines. But true or false, they set the topic.

DonM
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 6:05 pm

cscs

David Kamakaris
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 3:33 am

I stick to topic”

Isn’t the topic the existential threat of climate change from burning fossil fuels?

Mark Whitney
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 4:06 am

I think the topic is how essentially irrelevant the G7 is becoming in the real world, not to mention that the “goal” of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 deg C seems to be on track with or without G7 pontificating as per UAH data.

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Scissor
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 5:26 am

When are you going to Europe?

Bryan A
Reply to  LdB
June 14, 2021 12:47 pm

Mr Stokes,
A couple of serious questions
IF coal jobs are eliminated…
Where will materials needed to make structural Steel come from? (needs Coal)
It’s impossible to build tall strong wind turbine masts without strong structural steel
Where will the materials needed to make Solar Cells come from? (needs Coal)
It is not possible to produce pure silicon without Coal to strip the oxygen from Silica (SiO2 Silicon DiOxide)
Coal is utilized for far more than producing electricity. And will still need to be mined. Coal jobs aren’t going away any time soon.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  Bryan A
June 14, 2021 5:41 pm

Until someone finds an energy source with the same or better energy density as fossil fuels, coal and all the rest will be used as required. All these announcements are political virtue signalling and not one leader has any intention of altering what’s best for their own country … except the Lefties and the demented (O’Biden.)

Megs
Reply to  Bryan A
June 15, 2021 9:53 am

Bryan A I don’t understand why the likes of Nick Stokes ignores the fact that coal is a key ingredient in the production
of silicon wafers used in the manufacture of solar panels. Mined quartz, coal and chipped hardwood timber.

There are three thermal processes for the manufacture of the silicon wafers, one of them requires the coal furnace to be held at 1100C for five days. Half of the resulting silicon brick is lost when it’s cut into wafers. Even if CO2 was an issue in regards to anthropogenic GHG, they do not include all of the CO2 produced in the audits of these processes. What a joke Nick Stokes. The CO2 in China increased by 60% between 2005 and 2018. We, in so called developed nations are not saving CO2 by way of renewables, we are simply sending the production of CO2 to China.

Nick Stoke’s CSIRO are one of the groups pushing renewables in the NSW regions of Australia. They have already installed many millions of solar panels over hundreds of square kilometers of prime agricultural land here, and there are many more to come. This process will need to be duplicated in around 20 years time before the end of life of the the current infrastructure. I don’t think that they have thought about that massive issue.

These bureaucrats don’t have a clue. Most of them think that 400MW of solar is the same as 400MW of coal, gas or nuclear. They don’t understand that MW and MW/h are not the same measurement. They don’t understand that DC and the AC output are not equal. They don’t understand that if they get these facts wrong, they will have to increase the infrastructure and necessary land threefold. And it will still need duplicate backup. It will always be intermittent.

These beauracrats have no clue about the massive increase in almost all mined resources, but coal in particular, as a direct result of the rollout of renewables. They have also given no thought to what happens to this infrastructure at end of life. Much of it is going to landfill.

They are happily trashing the planet to save the environment? These people don’t know the meaning of ‘environment’. These people know nothing, yet they are given cart blanch to make decisions and form policies.

Joseph Zorzin
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 3:29 am

too cowardly to do so?

Andrew Wilkins
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 4:28 am

““continued global investment in unabated coal power generation is incompatible with keeping 1.5°C within reach.”
Last time I checked, China was still on this globe.

Carlo, Monte
Reply to  Andrew Wilkins
June 14, 2021 6:17 am

And, the 1.5C is an interpretation of the output from the holy climate models that Nick states do not make predictions.

Alba
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 4:38 am

Both Nick and everybody else are correct. Nick is correct to point out that the G7 countries were only speaking for themselves. Everybody else is right to point out whatever the G7 countries do is pretty irrelevant to the big picture. The fact is that whatever the G7 do over the next ten years carbon emissions are going to continue to rise. And so, if rising carbon emissions is ‘a climate catastrophe’ then we are all doomed. So all this talk about taking action to limit the rise in the global temperature is a total waste of time and Nick and hiis pals might as well go and do something else.

BobM
Reply to  Alba
June 14, 2021 7:04 am

Please, “carbon emissions” are soot, thus pollution. Carbon Dioxide emissions are plant food, a necessity of life, and beneficial.

DonM
Reply to  Alba
June 14, 2021 9:14 am

Nick may be right, but his attempt to deflect is nuthin but chicken sht.

John Endicott
Reply to  DonM
June 15, 2021 8:35 am

IE par for the course for Nickie-boy

Rory Forbes
Reply to  Alba
June 14, 2021 5:44 pm

I disagree. There are actually very few “carbon” emissions. CO2 concentrations are on the rise, though … and some of that must be from human emissions. Nick is just deflecting.

I see BobM is also pointing that out too.

Alba
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 4:47 am

Oh, wait a minute. The statement issued by the G7 said, ““Coal power generation is the single biggest cause of greenhouse gas emissions,” the seven nations – the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – said, adding “continued global investment in unabated coal power generation is incompatible with keeping 1.5°C within reach.”
Notice those two key words: “global investment”. So the G7 was talking not just about themselves but about every country. Continued GLOBAL investment in UNABATED coal power generation is inconsistent with keeping 1.5 degrees C within reach. So they are telling China to stop building any more coal-fired power stations. And can you hear, Nick, that great big raspberry the Chinese government is blowing at the G7? There is also a candid recognition by the G7 that the world is NOT going to keep to the 1.5 degrees C target.

Frank from NoVA
Reply to  Alba
June 14, 2021 5:40 am

The G-7 knows they have absolutely no influence over China. I’m certain the real reason behind this communique is to intimidate the vast majority of financial institutions that are domiciled within the G-7 from financing coal mines and plants in the the G-7 or elsewhere.

Sunsettommy
Editor
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 8:10 am

You miss the obvious point.

America has reduced the coveted CO2 emission footprint as did a few European nations, but China ALONE emits more than what was reduced, thus no improvement at all.

So instead of pushing China to do better about their emissions, they decide to beat up a part of their economy with dumb coal cutting plans.

gringojay
Reply to  Sunsettommy
June 13, 2021 10:47 pm

China is doing it’s own thing trying not to buy Australian coal and so spread the wealth where people of color mine coal. The ChiComs are instead deliberately getting coal that doesn’t burn as cleanly. Apparently their lived experience aligns with American wokeratti that clean is actually white thinking which is structurally oppressive.

Neville
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 13, 2021 10:40 pm

Yes Nick and USA + EU combined haven’t increased co2 emissions since 1970 or 1990, while the NON OECD countries emissions have soared for decades.
And Aussie emissions are now only about 1.1% of global emissions and CSIRO tell us that the entire SH is a NET co2 SINK.
When will you WAKE UP????

Peter K
Reply to  Neville
June 14, 2021 2:51 am

Also Australia has decommissioned 20% of their coal fired power stations since 2012. Apparently that’s not going fast enough for the ABC and SBS media. Solar and wind farms are now being built at a fast pace, to the point where there will be an excess of power available, for a few hours a day. Electricity energy prices have doubled since 2012.

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Redge
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 13, 2021 11:01 pm

Meanwhile, back in the real world. not just the USA

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TonyL
Reply to  Redge
June 13, 2021 11:29 pm

A powerful picture. One simple graph which tells all. Germany, the UK, and Japan are down the bottom, lost in the noise. The US has achieved modest reductions which are in turn completely offset by increases in India. So no the benefit there.
Then China crushes the whole chart.
These new anti-coal policies and initiatives are not just pointless, pointless hardly covers it. These new policies are delusional.
Expensive, destructive policies based on a delusion. Worse, a delusion all the G7 leaders of the Free World have bought into. Not one of them could say “Stop, this does not add up”.

griff
Reply to  Redge
June 14, 2021 3:16 am

Coal in Africa:

About 34 coal-fired power plants currently produce roughly 53 gigawatts, supplying one-third of the Africa’s electricity needs. 19 of these power plants are located in South Africa.

According to the Global Coal Plant Tracker website, Africa plans to establish 25 new coal power plants. The organization Energy for Growth Hub, which has examined the projects in more detail, found that only one small plant in Niger with a capacity of around 100 megawatts is to be completed soon. Nine other projects could come online in the future, but construction has not yet begun.

The remaining 14 plants have either already been canceled or are unlikely to be completed. Among them is the planned coal-fired power plant near the Kenyan coastal town of Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Chinese-backed project has had its license revoked after environmentalists sued.

The Thabametsi coal-fired power plant that was to be developed in Lephalale, Limpopo, South Africa, has officially been withdrawn by its sponsors; Marubeni and KEPCO. The plant won’t be built.

Kenyan judges have halted plans to construct the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

mkelly
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 7:01 am

Why is any of this comment good thing? No power, more expensive power, reduced modern conveniences.

Bryan A
Reply to  mkelly
June 15, 2021 10:37 pm

Decreasing potential coal power in Africa…
What is it good for…
Absolutely Nothing…

China has already relocated that coal capacity within their own borders and are happily creating the CO2 for them

China is already producing increased CO2 at a capacity greater than Africa would have had they gone ahead and built the generation

What exactly is being saved???

philincalifornia
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 7:10 am

So what? This is going to “stabilise” the climate?

Maybe in the idiot-land you inhabit.

If I didn’t feel like I was talking to a f-kin door, I’d ask you where you think atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are going; what is an optimal CO2 level for stabilizing the climate, and when will we get there with these token BS pronouncements. Answers plus or minus a hundred years accepted.

What about you Nick? Aren’t you a bit embarrassed about being paid to pretend you have the intelligence of a door?

John Endicott
Reply to  philincalifornia
June 15, 2021 8:41 am

how insulting, you owe all doors an apology for low-balling their intelligence by the comparison to Nick and griff!

Right-Handed Shark
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 8:04 am

Is that “needs” or “allowance”? What about the other 2/3? What is supplying that?

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Redge
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 10:41 am

Griff, mate,

I know you won’t answer my response, but I will answer yours:

Your glee at coal being stopped in Africa is nothing short of eco-colonialism.

Are you proud you are preventing people in Africa from attaining the same standard of living and education as we do in the UK?

Are you proud of holding down black people by denying them cheap energy and shortening their life spans?

Are you proud that by denying black people cheap energy you are effectively condemning hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children to an early grave due to the lack of clean water and sanitation that wealth brings?

Among them is the planned coal-fired power plant near the Kenyan coastal town of Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Chinese-backed project has had its license revoked after environmentalists sued.

Unless you have insider knowledge that simply isn’t true.

According to the website you quote, all 3 sites at Lamu are at pre-permit stage.

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Abolition Man
Reply to  Redge
June 14, 2021 3:40 pm

Ridge,
Like all Climate Crackpots, the griffter has a racist streak about a mile wide! They love to look down their noses at poor people of all races and nations, and tell them to cope with Unreliable Energy! You never see THEM giving up their privileged positions and trading places!

Peter K
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 2:11 pm

All based on an ideology.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 5:50 pm

The remaining 14 plants have either already been canceled or are unlikely to be completed.

How very sad and typical of warmunist reality … withhold affordable energy from a continent with the greatest need for it because of fraudulent “science” and world politics (not to mention socialist petulance).

Derg
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 8:04 pm

You really hate the 3rd world countries…shame on you and your ilk.

Chris
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 13, 2021 11:10 pm

Coal + Gas = 2.5 Wind = 0.25

Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 12:07 am

The U.S.A.is not the ‘Real World’. China is.

Joel O'Bryan
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 12:30 am

Blowing methane much there Nick???

Carlo, Monte
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
June 14, 2021 6:19 am

Very fortunate that I did not have coffee mug in hand while reading this.

griff
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 3:12 am

UK’s last 3 coal plants now provide just 2% of UK electricity (202 and 2019).

philincalifornia
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 7:44 am

Kewl griff, so are you a Thatcherite or a post-modern Thatcherite on this one?

I grew up amongst the pits and slag heaps of West Yorkshire, actually got a job at a pit when I was 16, but my Mum wouldn’t let me do it (too dangerous) and found me a better job elsewhere to eventually pay my way through University (well, the fun side of it. The local education authority, God bless them, paid for tuition and board).

Watched my best friend’s Dad die of black lung disease.

Aside from wetting your pants over this, do you have any rational alternatives besides destroying stuff?

Redge
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 10:44 am

That’s still 2% more than when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind don’t blow

Oh! And it’s reliable and predictable

Rory Forbes
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 6:33 pm

So, that only proves their politicians ain’t all that bright and only have their own interests at heart. I hate to think how much their pointless policies have cost the credulous British people. I have to wonder how much coal is used for running backup … and who will fix the problems when all the “renewables” die in a decade or so.

Zigmaster
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 3:35 am

All they’ve done is replace coal with gas, one fossil fuel with another. This graph highlights the limited contribution from renewables and shows that shutting down fracking will be a disaster in the US and will slow down the shutting down of coal energy supply Also the graph of most Asian countries would show continued strong growth in coal demand reflected in strong coal exports from Australia.

Alan the Brit
Reply to  Zigmaster
June 14, 2021 4:06 am

 “shutting down fracking will be a disaster in the US and will slow down the shutting down of coal energy supply”

That’s the whole point, destroy the evil wicked capitalist USA because it’s done no good in the world! SARC off!!!! Only the Soviet Union & the CCP are the kind, caring, decent peoples of the world & have never ever done anything bad, ever!!!!

Editor
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 7:34 am

Nick ==> The U.S. is reducing coal power generation because cheaper, cleaner fracked natural gas can replace coal as the heat source without very expensive modifications to the power plants. That’s what the graph says. Not every nation has that option.

So, here in the U.S. we have a shift away from coal for the right reasons — more economical and cleaner (less real air pollution).

Just because the Climate Crazies encourage something doesn’t make it wrong or even stupid.

Personally, I think it is silly that we are still “burning stuff” as the basic method of producing distributable power — oil, coal, wood chips.

AndyHce
Reply to  Kip Hansen
June 14, 2021 11:01 pm

Burning stuff for power is extremely wasteful when there are so many important other uses for the stuff being burned. However, only to the extent that there are economical alternatives can there be a real change. Right now only nuclear seem to offer that possibility but is it really ready for the big time?

Editor
Reply to  AndyHce
June 18, 2021 4:25 pm

AndyHce ==> Small Modular Reactors are rolling out in the United States with the backing of the federal government. They just aren’t rolling out fast enough to “save the planet”.

Gary Pearse
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 14, 2021 1:32 pm

Nick, the real world is the 5 billion non-Westeners who are rolling over 450 new coal electric plants off the drawing boards. They want their prosperity now, obtained the proven fossil route way and a growing number are already into double-digit GDP growth (Bangladesh 15+%, Pakistan 10% Africa S of Sahara average 3% … Yhere is no way this will be stopped. We are locked in to galloping CO2 emissions for the balance of the century. We are going to do the Big CO2 experiment. The West is on the verge of throwing in the towel as soon as this juggernaut is widely enough understood. The good guys and the bad will all be saved in the plenty of Garden of Eden Earth. All this occurring as we arrive at peak population.

We have no evidence this far (50yrs of hype)that this a problem. The 1.5C has a good probability of being met (double what it was 100yrs ago). Nick what do you respond to the inevitability of the Big CO2 experiment?

Russell Haley
Reply to  Nick Stokes
June 17, 2021 12:30 pm

It confuses me why people would downvote data? For edification:

1) I do not support coal. It’s a terrible fuel source. It is terrible to extract, terrible to work with and is terrible to burn. Nobody should be supporting coal over other relatively similar energy sources.
2) I do not support removing an energy source if it has not been replaced.
3) I support ALL energy independence.

This graph clearly shows that the US has LOST energy production and natural gas has only made up a portion of the lost coal energy. Can NG make up the difference?

But more importantly: why are people downvoting *data*? If the data is *valid*, then we should be examining it, not ignoring it.

Dennis
June 13, 2021 10:13 pm

“Build Back Better” the fools say, and “The Green New Deal” they add.

We need to Fight Back Better, do not remain silent, let your Federal and State MPs know that you are not going to allow this globalist takeover of our lives.

DaveS
Reply to  Dennis
June 14, 2021 4:51 am

And these fools like to prattle on about creating lots of “well-paid green jobs”, without explaining what these jobs will be.

Paul Johnson
Reply to  DaveS
June 14, 2021 8:31 am

In theory, many well-paid “residential solar installers” will be needed. In practice, these workers are glorified roofers, thus basic sweat labor. These jobs are not likely to appeal to woke-educated gender studies graduates.

DMacKenzie,
Reply to  Paul Johnson
June 14, 2021 3:55 pm

Emissions governance will employ many in high paying jobs, well beyond those now employed as electrical, gas, building inspection. A whole
layer of emissions permit granting and offset verification will be required. Many East Block people earned money for reporting on their neighbors’ political statements. GND will do the same for your fireplace. Carbon taxes will add whole departments to the government as big as the IRS. Planting trees, picking bottles, recycling, and lawn mowing will get green subsidies paid by the carbon taxes, taking whole departments as large as social services is now. That will all be part of the multi-trillion $ green economy.

Its model is the pre-reformation Roman Catholic church, where the economy of a country was all based on tithes, cathedral construction, catering to religious events, monastic wine and cheese production, and even the military’s main job was to establish church missions in conquered territories. All to save souls, and employ people to do something the elites thought was a beneficial to humanity and collect cash while doing it….oh yeah, and keeping elites in power….

Hal McCombs
Reply to  Paul Johnson
June 14, 2021 6:22 pm

Plus, they would have to quit their Starbucks jobs.

Carlo, Monte
Reply to  Dennis
June 14, 2021 6:24 am

And don’t forget that peoples’ tax monies paid for these clowns to parade their green virtues at the big swanky resort while making these ludicrous proclamations.

AndyHce
Reply to  Carlo, Monte
June 14, 2021 11:05 pm

I suspect that taxes cover little or none of it. Debt is being created hand over fist.

ih_fan
Reply to  Dennis
June 14, 2021 11:06 am

“Let them eat cake”, French princess

“Let them write code”, Joe Biden

John Endicott
Reply to  ih_fan
June 15, 2021 8:48 am

“Let them write, c’mon man, you know, you know the thing”, Joe Biden

fixed that for you

Derg
Reply to  Dennis
June 14, 2021 8:08 pm

Build back better…for someone else 😉

Chris Hanley
June 13, 2021 10:43 pm

The G7 claims to represent ~10% of the world population (Wiki).

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lynn
June 13, 2021 10:54 pm

All Biden has done to date is eliminate jobs in the USA. Amazing, simply amazing.

layor nala
Reply to  lynn
June 13, 2021 11:41 pm

And helping China and Russia to world domination!

Abolition Man
Reply to  layor nala
June 14, 2021 9:26 am

Who do think is paying the Big Guy the Big Bucks?
The Biden Crime Family received more from the Moscow mayor’s widow than he’ll get during his term as Vegetable in Chief! Why else shutdown Keystone XL, and give Vlad the Impaler the go ahead for Nordstream!?

Solar Mutant Ninjaneer
Reply to  lynn
June 14, 2021 1:32 pm

Actually that is not entirely accurate. Biden has created a lot of high-paying jobs for human traffickers, drug smugglers, and under aged prostitutes. All he has to do now is get them to unionize and he will have fulfilled his promise.

DocBud
June 13, 2021 11:01 pm

There is no way that the developing world will meet its energy requirements without fossil fuels, chiefly coal. The G7 is agreeing that the 730 million people living in extreme poverty will stay that way, and be joined by millions more, and that the 980 million people living without access to electricity will never have it. The richest nations really despise the poorest nations.

Jim Veenbaas
Reply to  DocBud
June 14, 2021 12:55 am

What they are insuring is that the entire continent of Africa and big chunks of Asia will fall under the sphere of influence of China.we are watching in real time the fall of western civilization.

Melvyn Dackombe
Reply to  Jim Veenbaas
June 14, 2021 5:29 am

‘ ensuring ‘

DonM
Reply to  Melvyn Dackombe
June 14, 2021 9:22 am

our premiums are pretty high … our policy is essentially insuring against success in Africa. 🙂

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griff
Reply to  DocBud
June 14, 2021 3:14 am

But in the last 50 years nobody has been installing fossil fuel power stations and grids in those countries. If we didn’t have renewables, those countries would still not be getting power.

hiskorr
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 6:45 am

If cheep fossil electricity has not been economically viable in “those countries” for 50 years, then why would more expensive intermittent wind/solar (backed by fossil) electricity be any more viable?

Dave Andrews
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 9:16 am

According to the iea global energy review 2020

“The share of renewables in global electricity generation jumped (their word) to nearly 28% in Q1 2020 from 26% in Q1 2019. the increase in renewables are mainly at the cost of coal and gas, though those two sources still represent close to 60% of global electricity supply”


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Patrick MJD
June 13, 2021 11:27 pm

Oh dear. Good bye Australia.

Patrick MJD
Reply to  Eric Worrall
June 14, 2021 2:48 am

Demand for Aussie coal may be strong, but we can’t use it HERE. Hence my “Good bye” post. There will be no reliable power generation in Australia in as little as 10 years.

Voltron
Reply to  Patrick MJD
June 14, 2021 4:42 am

And the rest!
Have heaps of excellent coal. Cant use it
Have lots of uranium. Can’t use it
Have gas. Can’t frack

Patrick MJD
June 13, 2021 11:28 pm

Australia is a net “carbon” sink.

Neville
Reply to  Patrick MJD
June 13, 2021 11:49 pm

Patrick this quote from CSIRO Cape Grim site in Tassie, shows us that the entire SH is also A NET Co2 SINK. Also check the decadal trend since about 1960 in the other graph.
But don’t tell Nick Stokes about the SOARING NON OECD emissions since 1970 or 1990.

https://www.csiro.au/en/research/natural-environment/atmosphere/Latest-greenhouse-gas-data

“Seasonal variation””Carbon dioxide concentrations show seasonal variations (annual cycles) that vary according to global location and altitude. Several processes contribute to carbon dioxide annual cycles: for example, uptake and release of carbon dioxide by terrestrial plants and the oceans, and the transport of carbon dioxide around the globe from source regions (the Northern Hemisphere is a net source of carbon dioxide, the Southern Hemisphere a net sink).
The Cape Grim baseline carbon dioxide data displayed show both the annual cycle and the long-term trend”.

Stanley
Reply to  Neville
June 14, 2021 1:20 am

The measurement of carbon dioxide is always from “dry air”. In the real world there is no such thing. Add back the water vapour to the sample and the values are lower. Water vapour is a far more contributor to GHG than carbon dioxide. Just sayin’.

gowest
June 13, 2021 11:34 pm

and they promise to supply all the power we need at the same price as coal fired…..

Joel O'Bryan
Reply to  gowest
June 14, 2021 12:41 am

Wind and solar renewable energy are supposed to be so cheap and abundant as to not require metering. Paid for with someone else’s tax money. I’ll vote for that…. an indentured servitude.

Joel O'Bryan
June 14, 2021 12:29 am

Eliminate Coal… the War against Coal…

This the Climate Change version of The Joke to End the World.

“The German casualties were appalling…” ‘nuf said.

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mikebartnz
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
June 14, 2021 12:43 am

Wasn’t that the guy from “Black Books”. Brilliant comedy that was.

Richard Page
Reply to  mikebartnz
June 14, 2021 1:08 am

No.

Rod Evans
Reply to  Joel O'Bryan
June 14, 2021 3:51 am

Message from Downing St. following the Joke’s devastating impact.
” Carrie on chaps”

Coeur de Lion
June 14, 2021 12:31 am

So the Rich Countries intend that the billion or so who lack electricity shall remain in servitude. I thought wokeness deplored extreme colonialist racism.

LdB
Reply to  Coeur de Lion
June 14, 2021 12:46 am

Standard play the poor shall be sacraficed to save the rich.

Alan the Brit
Reply to  LdB
June 14, 2021 6:53 am

As someone with a modest Christian faith, I find it sick making that these wealthy privileged so-n-sos want to openly display racist attitudes by keeping people in their mud-huts, instead of allowing them the right to develop!!!!

Rory Forbes
Reply to  Alan the Brit
June 14, 2021 6:43 pm

The mud huts aren’t the problem (I know it was a metaphor). Denuding the tropical forests to make charcoal for cooking and no heat for power to pump water is. Just think how much better off tthese people would be and how much lower the birth rate if even half of the trillions wasted on “climate change” had been put t good use.

mikebartnz
June 14, 2021 12:35 am

Mean while China and various other parts of the world are not jumping on the bandwagon.
The inmates are running the asylum.

Peta of Newark
June 14, 2021 12:52 am

Am sat here in da pub with me furst cuppa coffee and ….. not sure if I laugh or what…

Take it or leave it….
HeadlineThe Big & Dandy List of Psychedelic-Mining-Extractive-Industry TiesLink

Crazy or what.

But but but, do consider that alcohol and sugar (refined sugar and esp also as = Carbohydrate Food) are: Mind and Mood Altering Chemicals

AND, are ‘Recommended (by Doctors and Governments alike) for Good Health

Sets the Enquiring Mind off an a Wonderation eh – is THAT why the ever burgeoning yields and harvests of Carbohydrate (sugar) Food are considered by everyone to be certain signs of:
Thing Have Never Been Better

Like when someone new rolls up at a drunken party with a fresh crate of beer, the ‘Never better‘ cry is certain to go up. Innit?

I don’t wanna know and you will certainly deny ANY possibility anyway.
But if you do reject that hypothesis flat-out with nary a second thought, (apart from telling me I’m crazy) my assertion is that ‘we’ are in much deeper shit than anyone wants to admit.

IOW: You don’t want to think
Fine OK your choice – but now take that idea to how the GHGE works

Andrew Wilkins
Reply to  Peta of Newark
June 14, 2021 4:36 am

Are you sure it’s just coffee you’re drinking?

Nicholas McGinley
June 14, 2021 1:52 am

Well, at least there will be plenty of “green energy” jobs, right?
Oh, wait…
South Dakota rocked again as a wind turbine plant shuts its doors (msn.com)

fretslider
June 14, 2021 2:34 am

Whilst we have just been informed that lifting restrictions has been postponed we note the different rules for these freeloaders…

Raab defends barbecue after photos appear to show no social distancing

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/dominic-raab-defends-g7-barbecue-world-leaders-social-distancing-b940326.html

Still, the poor sods who were serving them had to wear masks etc.

Their attitude to the ordinary man or woman? Stuff the lot of you.

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Abolition Man
Reply to  fretslider
June 14, 2021 9:36 am

The masks are the sign of an obedient serf or peon; they were never anything more than part of the Citizen Obedience School started last spring!
Show you’re really docile and well behaved; wear two or more!

griff
June 14, 2021 3:11 am

Germany’s wind sector really isn’t collapsing.

Germany plans raising 2030 onshore wind target to 95GW | Windpower Monthly

‘The German government plans to increase its onshore wind target for 2030 to 95GW, from 71GW stated previously, according to a new draft law.’

Germany currently has 55.2GW of operational onshore wind capacity.

Yes, there is a change in subsidy for older turbines and some of those are being dismantled. They’ll be replaced by other larger turbines – plus offshore wind continues to develop.

for example: BASF and RWE Plan to Build 2 GW, Subsidy-Free Wind Farm Offshore Germany | Offshore Wind

Mr.
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 11:54 am

Griff, you really do channel Comical Ali aka Baghdad Bob, don’t you 🙂

John Endicott
Reply to  Mr.
June 15, 2021 8:53 am

Baghdad Bob was credible in comparison to the griffter.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  griff
June 14, 2021 8:58 pm

Germany’s wind sector really isn’t collapsing.

Also known as the Bundestag and the Bundesrat have NEVER been short of wind. In fact they’re nearly as famous for wind as the EU and the G7 blow-hards. They also seem to be impressively backward in their insistence on the current fad of increasing reliance on pointless energy production. What a load of credulous, mental midgets.

June 14, 2021 3:12 am

Note to the corrupt, idiot leaders of the G7 countries:
 
Don’t worry about your fictitious 1.5C of warming – it’s not going to happen.
 
Earth is getting colder due to low solar activity, just as we correctly predicted in 2002.
 
You criminal  imbeciles are going to have to dream up another false scam to stampede your sheep. How about Covid-19?

CLIMATE CHANGE, COVID-19, AND THE GREAT RESET
A CLIMATE, ENERGY AND COVID PRIMER FOR POLITICIANS AND MEDIA
By Allan M.R. MacRae, May 8, 2021 UPDATE 1e
Download the WORD file
https://thsresearch.files.wordpress.com/2021/05/climate-change-covid-19-and-the-great-reset-update-1e-readonly.docx
[excerpt]
This treatise was originally sent to Canadian and American politicians and the media in March 2021. Most of them won’t understand it, because they have no scientific competence and have been utterly duped – programmed for decades by false climate scares and green energy frauds.
This update was written in May 2021 to report even more global cooling as measured by satellites and new harsh cold events, particularly in Europe and North America that have severely harmed early crops. Harsh cold events have struck all countries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

SUMMARY

We published in 2002 that there was NO catastrophic human-made global warming /climate change crisis, and green energy schemes were NOT green and produced little useful (dispatchable) energy. Dangerous global warming and climate change have NOT HAPPENED and green energy schemes have proved to be COSTLY, UNRELIABLE AND INEFFECTIVE.

Global warming is NOT a threat, but global cooling IS dangerous to humanity and the environment. In 2002 we predicted that natural global cooling would start circa 2020, based on low solar activity, and that prediction is strongly supported by recent evidence.
 
Politicians foolishly believed scary global warming falsehoods and brewed the perfect storm, crippling our energy systems with costly and unreliable green energy schemes that utterly fail due to intermittency, at a time when we need more cheap, reliable, dispatchable energy due to increased energy demand and imminent global cooling. The people of Australia, Britain, Germany, California, Texas and elsewhere have all suffered due to GREEN ENERGY FAILURES THAT WERE PREDICTABLE AND WERE PREDICTED.
 
We published in March 2020 that there was no justification for the Covid-19 lockdown, and that it would cause great and needless harm. The Covid-19 lockdown is now estimated to have caused 10-to-100-times the damage of the Covid-19 illness, in terms of increased harm to individuals, families and the economies they depend on.
 
The same leftist groups concocted and promoted the global warming fraud and the Covid-19 lockdown scam, for political and financial gain. Then these groups linked the two frauds, stating “to solve Covid-19 we have to solve Climate Change” – utterly false and foolish, not even plausible enough to be specious. Then these same groups proposed their Final Solution, the “Great Reset”, a Chinese Communist Party style dictatorship, a centrally-controlled economy where we live like poor slaves, lorded over by our wealthy political masters.
 
The tragic reality is that the twin frauds of Climate-and-Covid have been accepted by most politicians. Some have covertly or overtly embraced extreme-left politics, and others are so simple-minded and gullible that they believe any falsehood that is repeated often enough. We are governed by scoundrels and imbeciles.

Addenda:
 
MORE COLD EVENTS recorded by Cap Allon at https://electroverse.net/category/extreme-weather/
 
MOTHER’S DAY WAS A RECORD-BREAKER: RARE COLD AND SNOW BLASTS AMERICA
May 10, 2021
States such as Pennsylvania and New York are reporting inches of mid-spring snow, with record-accumulations on the way for the likes of Colorado and Wyoming.
 
EUROPE’S EXTREME MAY FREEZE IS SET TO CONTINUE
May 10, 2021
Additional rounds of ‘Arctic shock therapy’ threaten to wake the masses from their manufactured ‘global warming’ psychosis:
 
HEAVY MAY SNOWFALL HITS PORTUGAL, WARNINGS ISSUED, AS HUNGARY JUST REGISTERED ITS COLDEST APRIL THIS CENTURY
May 11, 2021
“Christmas scenes in the middle of May,” with additional Arctic blasts inbound. #GrandSolarMinimum
 
THOUSANDS OF REINDEER STARVE TO DEATH ON THE FROZEN YAMAL PENINSULA, RUSSIA
May 11, 2021
Possibly *tens of thousands* perished as months of extreme cold persisted across ALL of transcontinental Russia. Researchers on the ground note an increase in periodic glaciation in the region.
 
ARCTIC SEA ICE EXTENT HIGHEST IN 8 YEARS + LOW SOLAR ACTIVITY AND GLOBAL COOLING
May 11, 2021
While modern civilization writhes in this dark age of self-serving agendas, virtue signalling and dreams of socialism, the reality of our cosmological journey spins on. #GSM
 
NEW ZEALAND SWINGS FROM RECORD HEAT TO RECORD COLD + NEW STUDY SHOWS ANTARCTIC SEA ICE IS GROWING
May 12, 2021
Reject politicized narratives of linear warming. Instead, prepare for the next big freeze. Climate is cyclic, after all. #GSM
 
COLORADO BREAKS MULTIPLE COLD RECORDS + DENVER SUFFERS ITS SECOND-LONGEST SNOWFALL SEASON SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
May 12, 2021 
You’d forgive CO residents for thinking the climate was actually cooling!–But I’m sure they know better than to trust their own eyes and real-world observations — after all, it’s those ‘supercomputer-generated’ climate models that dictate reality, not natural variability, not the Sun… (sarc!).
 
EARLY-SEASON BLIZZARDS HIT AUSTRALIA + A POWERFUL POLAR OUTBREAK IN THE FORECAST
May 13, 2021 
In recent years, Australia’s climate has been changing — for the cooler and wetter. And early-season snows have become far more common. #GrandSolarMinimum
 
HISTORIC COLD SPREADS ACROSS THE U.S. BREAKING LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS FROM THE 1800S
May 13, 2021 
Plus, Europe looks set for more unprecedented lows and historic late-May snows. Bundle up. Spring 2021 is a no show.
With the official start of summer less than 40 days away, an unseasonably cold air mass is currently gripping large areas of the United States, dropping temperatures some 25 degrees F below seasonal averages.
As reported by CNN weather, these temperatures are more in line with what you should expect in mid-March, not mid-May.
 
U.S. HAS SET 17,450 NEW LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS THIS YEAR VS 13,886 HIGH + SINABUNG EXPLODES INTO THE STRATOSPHERE
May 17, 2021 
Furthermore, the U.S. ALL TIME records summary reveals that 223 new unprecedented, never-before-observed low temperature benchmarks have been busted this year, versus the solitary 1 for all-time record highs. This disparity between cold records and hot records has only been increasing in the month of May.
Told you so, 19 years ago…  Nailed it.
 
FIVE MAJOR DATASETS SHOW GLOBAL COOLING, AS CARBON BRIEF IS CAUGHT LYING TO THE PUBLIC
May 17, 2021 
Climate Change headlines are built around narratives, not facts. Most sheeple are easily fooled by illogically-linear charts and phony correlations.
The Global Lower Tropospheric Temperature Anomaly has cooled 0.64C in 14 months, from an anomaly of +0.59C in February 2020 to only -0.05C in April 2021.
 
RECORD BREAKING COLD BLASTS AUSTRALIA AND CANADA: “GLOBAL” COOLING 
May 20, 2021 
Arctic air continues to descend unusually-far south, while Antarctic air continues to ride anomalously-far north. The culprit is low solar activity, namely its weakening of the jet streams, and the upshot is COOLING across the lower-latitudes (where us humans reside).
Not since the year 1967 has Sydney experienced a colder streak in May.
In Kamloops and the Okanagan, British Columbia, record-breaking overnight lows for this date were logged.
 
DELHI, INDIA SUFFERS COLDEST MAY DAY IN 70 YEARS + EARTH HAS COOLED 0.8C SINCE 2016
May 20, 2021  
This COOLING trend is expected to accelerate over the coming months and years as the Sun continues its relative shutdown. Prepare for the Grand Solar Minimum.
 
RECORD COLD AND LATE-MAY SNOW SWEEPS THE WESTERN U.S. + COLD EUROPE + MORE MSM OBFUSCATION
May 21, 2021 
Accumulating late-May snow is pummeling the higher elevations of the Western United States — the latest inconvenient real-world observation to pour cold water on the hot mess that is AGW.
The picture is the same in Europe:
 
RARE AND HEAVY LATE-MAY SNOWFALL HITS KASHMIR, INDIA AND KAGHAN, PAKISTAN
May 25, 2021  
While northern Russia’s anomalous warmth is dominating the MSM headlines, the intense cold-blasts and unusually fierce snow-dumps currently ravaging vast portions of the planet are of far greater concern.
Over the weekend, twenty-one runners tackling a mountain ultramarathon in northwest China perished after freezing conditions hit the high-altitude race. Rescuers were only able to save 151 out of a total of 172 participants. 
 
VIOLENT LATE-SPRING SNOWSTORM BLASTS SCOTLAND, BURIES THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
May 25, 2021 
Scots are suffering a rare late-spring Arctic blast this week as an unusual chill continues to engulf the majority of the European continent.
 
GREENLAND JUST GAINED A RECORD-SMASHING AMOUNT OF SNOW AND ICE
May 26, 2021  
According to climate alarmists, Greenland should have melted into oblivion by now. Yet here we are, posting unprecedented GAINS:
 
NEW ZEALAND SUFFERS ALL-TIME RECORD COLD, AS GREENLAND SNOW & ICE GAINS HEAD OFF THE CHARTS [LITERALLY]
May 27, 2021 
Every key data point now indicates a cooling planet. How long will it be before the likes of the IPCC and their MSM lapdogs report on the facts?
 
MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS FALL IN VANUATU, AS LATE-SEASON SNOW AND UNPRECEDENTED COLD SWEEP TORONTO, CANADA
May 29, 2021 
Plus: ‘Surprising Arctic Sea Ice Thickness is Good News for Polar Bears.’
 
NEW YORK CITY TIES 1884 RECORD FOR LOWEST-MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE THIS LATE IN THE SEASON
May 31, 2021 
Well below-average and record-breaking temperatures continue to grip swathes of the United States this Memorial Day weekend.

INTENSE COLD GRIPS SE AUSTRALIA, TOPPLES MULTIPLE MONTHLY COLD RECORDS + POWERFUL ANTARCTIC BLAST TO HIT NEXT WEEK
May 31, 2021 
The COLD TIMES are returning, the mid-latitudes are REFREEZING, in line with the great conjunction, historically low solar activity, cloud-nucleating Cosmic Rays, and a meridional jet stream flow (among other forcings). Prepare.

EXCEPTIONAL SNOWFALL –THE BIGGEST IN OVER TWO DECADES– PUMMELS PATAGONIA
June 1, 2021 
Plus: Adelaide, Australia shivers through Coldest May Morning in almost 100 Years.

702 TEXANS DIED IN FEBRUARY’S RECORD-BREAKING FREEZE, FAR HIGHER THAN THE STATE’S OFFICIAL DEATH TOLL OF 151
June 1, 2021 
PLUS: STUDY FINDS COLD-WEATHER ACCOUNTS FOR 94% OF TEMPERATURE-RELATED DEATHS.
A 2020 study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago reveals that it is the COLD which should concern us, not the heat.

RARE “LEVEL 5” SNOWFALL WARNING ISSUED IN SOUTH AFRICA: “THIS COULD BE LIFE-THREATENING”
June 2, 2021 
SAWS: “Danger to life and property due to hypothermia and the collapsing of infrastructure, widespread loss of livestock and crops [are expected].”

DELHI, INDIA SUFFERS ITS COLDEST JUNE TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED
June 2, 2021 
India has been breaking low temperature records left, right and center this year; in fact, since August, 2020 Delhi has busted at least one major weather record each and every month.

COLDEST “SUMMER” WEEKEND ON RECORD IN ATLANTIC CITY
June 2, 2021  
A host of records have been toppled, in books dating back to 1874. Trends change (sorry IPCC). Welcome to the next cooling epoch.

16.4 FEET (5 METERS) OF EARLY-SEASON SNOW BURIES MT HUTT, NEW ZEALAND
June 3, 2021 
“There’s a huge amount of ice growing out from any metal structure … That ice is up to half a metre thick, may be more, in some places.”

DOUBLE-THE-AVERAGE AVALANCHE DEATHS IN EUROPE BLAMED ON “ABUNDANT SNOW”
June 3, 2021 
Jarring with the MSM narrative, exceptional snowfall has been the crucial factor in this season’s high avalanche death toll — across both Europe AND the United States. #GSM

EARLY-SEASON COLD BLASTS SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA + FAILED WINTER PREDICTIONS
June 4, 2021 
Sydney’s recent chill is a mere taster to the powerful Antarctic blast currently winding up, due to hit the majority of the Aussie continent by June 9.

HISTORIC FROSTS AND FREEZES IMPACT FARMERS ACROSS THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: UK VEGETABLES SUPPLIES “DESPERATELY LOW,” USDA CROP-RATING SYSTEM LABELLED “A JOKE”
June 5, 2021 
“Crops look horrible around here, what’s up isn’t that great, stand problems, yellow from the cold, stunted, lots of acres not up yet, and some replanting being done, what a joke!”

HEAVY SNOWFALL ON COURSE FOR NSW, AS AUSTRALIA’S LATEST ANTARCTIC BLAST TO STRETCH AS FAR NORTH AS SUB-TROPICAL QUEENSLAND
June 7, 2021
Wrap up Australia. This, in my book, will go down as your first Grand Solar Minimum winter (of the modern cooling epoch). Prepare for exceptional lows and snows.

HUNGARY SUFFERS COLDEST SPRING SINCE 1987 (SOLAR MINIMUM OF CYCLE 21), AS JUNE’S MONTHLY SNOWPACK RECORD FALLS IN SLOVENIA
June 7, 2021
Europe experienced a bone-chiller of a spring. To call it a “spring” actually does a disservice to the severity and prolonged nature of the cold — I like to think of March-through-May this year as an “extension of winter.”

POLAR COLD GRIPS SOUTH AFRICA, “LOAD SHEDDING” LIKELY AS THE NATION’S POWER GRID STRUGGLES TO COPE WITH HEATING DEMAND
June 7, 2021
Unprecedented “stage 8” load shedding could be on the cards in the near future, as an aging infrastructure plus low solar activity-induced cooling threatens a disastrous combo in 2021.

CANADA CHILLS: VICTORIA SEES COLDEST JUNE 6 SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1899, AS RARE JUNE SNOW SETTLES IN B.C. AND AB.
June 8, 2021
The majority of Canada is suffering an unusual June chill this week, as the Arctic rides anomalously-far south on the back of an unpredictable ‘meridional’ jet stream flow.

ARCTIC TROUGH TO DESCEND INTO EUROPE, BRINGING HEAVY SUMMER SNOW TO SCANDINAVIA AND ICELAND
June 10, 2021
2021 has already been the year without a spring in Europe — and now, the official start of summer also looks under threat, too. #GrandSolarMinimum

SYDNEY SHIVERS THROUGH COLDEST DAY IN 37 YEARS, AS NSW SEES COLDEST JUNE DAY IN 122 YEARS
June 11, 2021
Record-breaking accumulations of SNOW have also been reported, as a pool of Antarctic air delivers eastern Australia its coldest conditions in decades
 
NIGHTIME FROSTS HIT ATLANTIC CANADA, AS JUNE SNOW BUFFETS MULTIPLE PROVINCES
June 11, 2021
According to climate scientists, heavy snowfall was supposed to be a thing of the past by now. According to the IPCC, the Sun plays a little-to-no role in Earth’s climate. This is the entrenched idiocy we’re up against.

Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 14, 2021 4:12 am

… and regarding Covid-19, our G7 fearless leaders are forcing the sheep to take toxic injections that are probably going to solve any alleged problems of over-population.

The injections will probably create a pandemic with similar symptoms, but far worse than Covid-19 within a year or two, and cause enormous injury and death to those who have been injected. Obviously, one hopes this horrific prediction is wrong.

RESEARCHER: ‘WE MADE A BIG MISTAKE’ ON COVID-19 VACCINE June 14, 2021
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2021/06/14/covid-19-vaccine-mistake.aspx

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

Canadian immunologist and vaccine researcher Byram Bridle, Ph.D., has gained access to Pfizer’s biodistribution study from the Japanese regulatory agency. The research, previously unseen, demonstrates a huge problem with all COVID-19 vaccines

The assumption that vaccine developers have been working with is that the mRNA in the vaccines would primarily remain in and around the vaccination site. Pfizer’s data, however, show the mRNA and subsequent spike protein are widely distributed in the body within hours

This is a serious problem, as the spike protein is a toxin shown to cause cardiovascular and neurological damage. It also has reproductive toxicity, and Pfizer’s biodistribution data show it accumulates in women’s ovaries

Once in your blood circulation, the spike protein binds to platelet receptors and the cells that line your blood vessels. When that happens, it can cause platelets to clump together, resulting in blood clots, and/or cause abnormal bleeding

Pfizer documents submitted to the European Medicines Agency also show the company failed to follow industry-standard quality management practices during preclinical toxicology studies and that key studies did not meet good laboratory practice standards

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Forrest Gardener
Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 14, 2021 6:02 am

There are quite a few science fiction scenarios along these lines. If we could choose our circumstances this would be a really good time to have integrity among the scientific community, governments and big business.

Like you I hope the prediction and the concerns are wrong.

Reply to  Forrest Gardener
June 14, 2021 2:12 pm

I wonder if there will be a 4th wave of Covid-19 – if there is, I suspect the next phase of the illness will be blamed by the lying authorities on the variants, but it will actually be caused by side-effects of the toxic injections. There is a strong case to be made for this happening – it has always been a huge fraud. 

Here is another expert opinion that the 1Q2020 Covid-19 lockdowns were NOT justified, just as I published on 21&22March2020.
Nailed it 15 months ago..

Asymptomatic COVID spread used to shut down the economy and close schools was falseby aletho
By Paul Elias Alexander, PhD | Trial Site News | June 14, 2021.

Notanacademic
Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 14, 2021 11:04 am

I too hope the prediction is wrong but right or wrong I think information like this is certainly newsworthy yet I’ve heard nothing. I am a pest controller in the arse end of nowhere and yet I appear to be more informed than Boris. I find that hard to believe, he’s just been on the radio telling us we have to stay in lockdown for at least another month so that we can vaccinate millions more. I can only conclude that its deliberate which is terrifying. Allan I hope we are both wrong.

Reply to  Notanacademic
June 14, 2021 2:19 pm

I’d like to be wrong – rarely am.

In my recent paper, note that there is no “death bump” to mid-2020 in either Alberta or Canada (or the USA!) – that is, no significant increase in total deaths from all causes over the trend of the previous seven years.
 
That means there was no significant deadly Covid-19 “epidemic” in Alberta or Canada or the USA to mid-2020, and no justification for the panic, the lockdowns of the workforce and students, and the destruction of our economy – just as I correctly published more than one year ago, on 21&22 March 2020:
 
21March2020 – Allan MacRae
LET’S CONSIDER AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH: Isolate people over sixty-five and those with poor immune systems and return to business-as-usual for people under sixty-five. This will allow “herd immunity” to develop much sooner and older people will thus be more protected AND THE ECONOMY WON’T CRASH.

22March2020 – Allan MacRae
This full-lockdown scenario is especially hurting service sector businesses and their minimum-wage employees – young people are telling me they are “financially under the bus”. The young are being destroyed to protect us over-65’s. A far better solution is to get them back to work and let us oldies keep our distance, and get “herd immunity” established ASAP – in months not years. Then we will all be safe again.…

 
All we really needed to do was over-protect the very elderly and infirm – the high-risk population – which we failed to adequately do. What a debacle!

The evidence of serious criminal activity is overwhelming.

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Notanacademic
Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 14, 2021 5:17 pm

I’d like you to be wrong for obvious reasons, I’ve been reading wuwt for almost a year and I’ve read lots of your comments, I know you are rarely wrong. I read (I think on wuwt)that in UK those who died with covid outnumber those who died of covid by 16 to one, so no bump here either just fiddled numbers. Its deliberate to keep us in a state of fear, no mention of cheap medicines like hydroxychoroquine or ivermectin by our politicians or the msm(or at least nothing positive). As a result almost everyone thinks the vaccines are the only option. They have no idea that what could turn out to be the real tragedy has just been squirted into their arm. What we are suspecting or contemplating here is unimaginable yet despite trying I can’t see any other conclusion. Again I hope we are wrong.

Reply to  Notanacademic
June 15, 2021 3:46 am

The world is now getting colder due to low solar activity, just as we published in 2002, and the exact opposite of the ~50 years of failed predictions by global warming fraudsters.
 
The warmist fraudsters have made 48 failed, fully expired very-scary global warming predictions to end 2020, all of them wrong. The probability of that being random stupidity by warmist scientists is ~281 trillion to 1.
 
These warmist fraudsters were not just being exceptionally stupid, they were lying to you from day 1, and they knew it – wolves stampeding the sheep.
 
The same fraudsters promoted the Covid-19 panic and lockdown and also promoted the 50-year-old global warming scam. Many of them then linked the two frauds, saying “to solve Covid we have to solve Climate Change” – utter nonsense, not even credible enough to be specious.
 
On a personal note, no one should worry about “not being an academic” or having little advanced education. The primary requirement to understand what is happening now is
common sense. Common sense is actually an uncommon quality, and you appear to have it.
 
I have two engineering degrees from top schools and also spent time studying biology at McGill. Formal education is over-rated – if someone is stupid going into university, they’ll still be stupid when they graduate. 

Regarding the sheep, especially those who inhabit our universities and governments:
The sheep are well-described by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the landmark text “The Black Swan”, as “Intellectual-Yet-Idiot” or IYI – IYI’s hold the warmist views as absolute truths, without ever having spent sufficient effort to investigate them. The false warmist narrative fitted their negative worldview, and they never seriously questioned it by examining the contrary evidence.

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Notanacademic
Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 15, 2021 10:21 am

Thank you Allan. A small number of people on wuwt are sometimes deceptive or dishonest so I thought I would be honest about myself from the outset. I almost called myself half a head of hair but that’s dishonest it’s a third at best. Thanks again, I look forward to reading your comments.

Rory Forbes
Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 14, 2021 9:23 pm

Once again, thank you for your efforts in providing the detailed information you do. I often send your work to friends who need just that extra KICK of facts good writing and soundly researched articles. (the fact that you reinforce what I’ve been telling them … and more for years, doesn’t hurt either).

Let’s hope your predictions don’t come to fruition, but I’m not so confident. I’ve had odd feelings about this thing from the beginning. Nothing about it is right. There are far too many anomalies in the way this infection is acting … too many symptoms, side effects and sequelae.

Reply to  Rory Forbes
June 15, 2021 4:24 am

 
Thank you Rory, I’ve appreciated your comments.
 
When nothing makes sense, as evidenced in the Climate scam and the Covid-19 lockdown scam, I just start looking for anomalies in the data.
 
In both these global-scale scams, these anomalies are huge. Much of the data is simply fraudulent – fabricated or modified to cause false alarm. The hard part was often finding good-quality data – separating “the wheat from the chaff”. This was particularly true of Covid-19 data, where there was massive fraud.
 
For example, I calculated that the Covid-19 per capita death count in the USA was ~10 times that of Alberta in 2020 – something was wrong. Later a credible report explained that total Covid-19 deaths in the USA were over-counted by a factor of 16 times – “death with Covid, not death from Covid” – instead of ~600,000 Covid deaths in the USA, the actual number was ~40,000 – comparable to a mild flu year.

It’s the old story: “When you lie, make it a really big lie – nobody will suspect you could be such a bold liar, such a blatant fraudster.”
 
The other hard part was to accept that so many so-called “reputable scientists” were actively participating in these huge frauds. For decades, honest climate scientists have tried to debate the lack-of-credibility of the warmist position. An obvious giveaway by the warmist fraudsters was their Leninist tactic of refusing to debate the science, shouting down the skeptics and trying to harm them – straight out of Lenin.

Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 16, 2021 10:10 am

Addenda to the above – more cold events:
 
ARCTIC AIR TO ENGULF MUCH OF NORTH AMERICA NEXT WEEK
June 15, 2021
The MSM is currently milking the West’s brief burst of heat for all it’s worth, ramping-up their EOTW rhetoric and infecting the gullible masses with yet more baseless fear-mongering and calls to action — but now, a dramatic “flip” is on the cards as descending Arctic air threatens to spoil the AGW summer party, with rare late-June snow forecast on the higher elevations of WY.
 
RARE MID-JUNE SNOWSTORM BLASTS ICELAND: TOURISTS REQUIRE RESCUING
June 15, 2021
“What makes this Arctic depression so special is how southern it is” — meteorologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson.
 
EUROPE FORCED TO BURN COAL AFTER HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER AND SPRING DEPLETED GAS SUPPLIES
June 16, 2021
We now live in a perverse reality where failed computer modelling trumps real-world observations, where ‘catastrophic global warming’ makes all the headlines yet behind the scenes entire continents are forced into recommissioning coal-fired plants to keeps their citizens alive during season-spanning freezes.
 
 

Reply to  ALLAN MACRAE
June 18, 2021 10:22 pm

Addenda – more extreme cold events worldwide, as we predicted in 2002:
Source: Cap Allon at Electroverse.net

ARCTIC AIR TO ENGULF MUCH OF NORTH AMERICA NEXT WEEK
June 15, 2021
The MSM is currently milking the West’s brief burst of heat for all it’s worth, ramping-up their EOTW rhetoric and infecting the gullible masses with yet more baseless fear-mongering and calls to action — but now, a dramatic “flip” is on the cards as descending Arctic air threatens to spoil the AGW summer party, with rare late-June snow forecast on the higher elevations of WY.
 
RARE MID-JUNE SNOWSTORM BLASTS ICELAND: TOURISTS REQUIRE RESCUING
June 15, 2021
“What makes this Arctic depression so special is how southern it is” — meteorologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson.
 
EUROPE FORCED TO BURN COAL AFTER HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER AND SPRING DEPLETED GAS SUPPLIES
June 16, 2021
We now live in a perverse reality where failed computer modelling trumps real-world observations, where ‘catastrophic global warming’ makes all the headlines yet behind the scenes entire continents are forced into recommissioning coal-fired plants to keeps their citizens alive during season-spanning freezes.
 
POLAR FRONTS BEGIN SWEEPING THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, AS ANTARCTICA PLUNGES TO -81.7C (-115F)
June 17, 2021
Antarctica has endured near record-breaking temperatures of late. And now a meridional jet stream flow (induced by low solar activity) is beginning to funnel some of that bone-chilling cold northwards, into South America, Australia, and New Zealand.
 
COLD KILLS 20 TIMES MORE PEOPLE THAN HEAT
June 17, 2021
Study: Of 74 million deaths in 13 countries between 1985 and 2012, 5.4 million were related to cold, while *only* 311,000 were related to heat.
 
HISTORIC SNOWFALL HITS ARGENTINA
June 17, 2021
Previous reports of snow in the city of Córdoba occurred in 2007, 1975, 1955, 1920, 1918, and 1912 (all during periods of reduced solar activity) — this is an incredibly rare event.
 
RECORD LATE-SEASON COLD SWEEPS ICELAND, AS THE MONTH OF MAY IN PARAGUAY AND URUGUAY CLOSES BELOW AVERAGE
June 18, 2021
If you still believe in AGW at this point you are damaging our society — there is no other way to put it…
 
NORTH AMERICA: RECORD COLD INBOUND
June 18, 2021
The weather models suggested it earlier in the week, and now they have only gained in confidence: record-breaking cold is inbound for much of the North American continent starting Sunday.
 

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ResourceGuy
June 14, 2021 5:14 am
Bruce Cobb
June 14, 2021 5:50 am

The War on Coal is a war against truth, and ultimately, humanity. The G7 are in a ver real sense, mass-murderers, as are their cohorts. History will not be kind to them.

Dave-E
June 14, 2021 5:58 am

Killing working class jobs for the garbage elite scam called climate change. Can’t help but see how blithely the rotten upper crust announces its plan to destroy the livings of those it considers beneath it. No garbage elitist will suffer at all.

CD in Wisconsin
June 14, 2021 6:19 am

https://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/appalachian-coal-ash-richest-rare-earth-elements

“The Department of Energy is investing $20 million into research on extraction technologies for coal wastes, and there is literally billions of dollars’ worth of rare earth elements contained in our nation’s coal ash,” said Heileen Hsu-Kim, the Mary Milus Yoh and Harold L. Yoh, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke.

“If a program were to move forward, they’d clearly want to pick the coal ash with the highest amount of extractable rare earth elements, and our work is the first comprehensive study to begin surveying the options,” Hsu-Kim said.

https://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2019/3048/fs20193048.pdf

“Research into how to utilize coal and coal fly ash as sources of REEs is ongo­ing (National Energy Technology Labora­tory, 2018). Viable recovery of REEs from coal and coal ash requires identifica­tion of coals and ashes with the highest REE concentrations and development of workable methods for REE extraction and recovery. Understanding how REEs occur within fly ash, described in this fact sheet, is one of the keys to developing possible methods for their recovery.”

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A domestic source of rare earth elements (REEs) is considered a national security issue because REEs are used in U.S. military defense systems among other things. I have read that there are considerably less REEs in coal waste than in the raw ore mined from the Earth.
However, if it can be done at a competitive price (and/or with subsidies), I believe it should be pursued.

Being dependent on China for a considerable percentage of our REE needs is not good. The brilliant light bulbs at the G7 who are dismissing coal for reasons of CAGW should be taking a good hard look at the possibility of REE extraction from coal wastes before writing coal’s epitaph in their home countries.

With the CAGW narrative still alive and well however, expecting them to give this research project any serious consideration is probably more than I can expect.

George Daddis
June 14, 2021 6:32 am

What scientific observations, data, experiments even peer reviewed studies show that exceeding 1.5 degrees C is catastrophic enough to cause a (fruitless in my opinion) ruination of Western economies (G7 at least) and certainly Western lifestyles?

AARGH63
June 14, 2021 6:49 am

OK, then where do we get coking coal to make silicon (for PV), steel and concrete (for wind turbines)?

GaryD
Reply to  AARGH63
June 14, 2021 8:18 am

“We stress that international investments in unabated coal must stop now and we commit now to an end to new direct government support for unabated international thermal coal power generation by the end of 2021,” they said.

It sounds like they are saying they will end supports for coal used in electricity generation but leave the door open for support of coal used in coking.

Dave Andrews
Reply to  GaryD
June 14, 2021 9:26 am

The politicians probably don’t even realise there is a distinction

ResourceGuy
June 14, 2021 7:21 am

Read Biden and the EU in the same upside down fashion as the CCP.

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WSJ
Beijing Protests a Lab Leak Too MuchStrong evidence the virus escaped: the Communist Party’s vicious attacks on anyone who speaks out.By Perry Link
Updated June 13, 2021

I am as eager as anyone to follow the world’s virologists as they try to determine how Covid-19 emerged in Wuhan, China. But as a longtime student of Chinese Communist political language, I will need considerable persuading that the disease came from bats or a wet market. The linguistic evidence is overwhelming that Chinese leaders believe the Wuhan Institute of Virology was the source.
Many years ago a distinguished Chinese writer, Wu Zuxiang, explained to me that there is truth in Communist Party pronouncements, but you have to read them “upside down.” If a newspaper says “the Party has made great strides against corruption in Henan,” then you know that corruption has recently been especially bad in Henan. If you read about the heroic rescue of eight miners somewhere, you can guess that a mine collapse might have killed hundreds who aren’t mentioned. Read upside-down, there is a sense in which the official press never lies. It cannot lie. It has to tell you what the party wants you to believe, and if you can figure out the party’s motive—which always exists—then you have a sense of the truth.
A few years ago another outstanding Chinese writer, Su Xiaokang, brought me one step deeper. You Westerners, he explained, are too hung up on the question of whether propaganda is true or not. For the regime, truth and falsity are beside the point. A statement might be true, false or partly true. What matters is only whether it works. Does it advance the interests of the party? The top leaders hand out words and phrases for their minions to use, like trowels in a garden. The minions dig with them.
After the Communist Party locked down the city of Wuhan in winter 2020, a local writer named Fang Fang began recording the conditions and moods of the people around her and posting entries on the Internet. “Fang Fang’s Diary” quickly attracted a large following, and the author became known as “the conscience of Wuhan.” Michael Berry, a UCLA professor of Asian languages and cultures who was translating one of the author’s novels, went to work on her posts as well. They were published last summer by HarperCollins.

Editor
June 14, 2021 7:25 am

My my, if they would only really wake up. The money they plan to throw at unreliable, intermittent renewables would be better spent installing hundreds, maybe thousands, of Small Modular Reactors.

AndyHce
Reply to  Kip Hansen
June 14, 2021 11:32 pm

If the crazies somehow allow them.

Editor
Reply to  AndyHce
June 18, 2021 4:26 pm

They are being installed in Idaho without much fuss or notice.

Olen
June 14, 2021 7:31 am

What else has China demanded? I take it none of their personal interests are at stake with this economy destroying move.

Robert Bissett
June 14, 2021 8:13 am

How can they expect this to work given the recent worldwide shutdown?

12-NO.IMPACT.jpg
June 14, 2021 12:07 pm

Then do something about the CO2 emissions. It’s time to turn those CO2 emissions into good paying full time jobs and money. https://youtu.be/RQRQ7S92_lo Good for the economy and good for the environment.
Join us.

Edward Katz
June 14, 2021 6:20 pm

When I hear of China, India, and the rest of the Developing World renouncing coal and actually doing it, I’ll believe that it’s actually happening. Until then, it’s just just another Green pipe-dream.

Kevin E Todd
June 23, 2021 6:06 am

Unless someone finds an energy source with the same or better energy density as fossil fuels, coal and all other energy sources will be used as required. All these statements are signals of political virtue, and no leader intends to change what is best for his country. But fortunately, many carmakers, such as Mazda, have been aware of their social responsibilities and been devoted to make their models more energy-efficient.

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