Climate Council: La Niña Boosted Rainfall for Australia is Bad

As the La Niña warmed Western Pacific Ocean surface delivers much needed rainfall to Australia’s arid regions, the Climate Council urges everyone to remember that warmer temperatures are bad.

CBC Understands the Difference Between Weather and Climate, Other Canadian News Outlets Don’t

What we have across the region is a modest 100 year rise in average temperatures, with no measurable long-term increase in extreme weather events, or above or below average precipitation.…

Why so torqued up about Suzuki’s comments? Did you sleep through the first two acts?

The phrase climate emergency crept into the global lexicon because extremists ran wild, unchecked. We now have horror-inducing descriptions of every weather event. A heat wave is a heat dome.…

Asian climate variability and dynamics across early-to-middle pliocene warm period provide clues for future climate change

A recent study by an international research group led by Prof. AO Hong from the Institute of Earth Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has revealed Asian climate variability…

Business Insider: ‘Electric Vehicles Won’t Save Us — We Need to Get Rid of Cars Completely’

Reposted from Climate Depot Paris Marx writing in Business Insider: “Making transit available within a 10-minute walk of people’s homes would not only encourage its use and create tens of…

Sea Ice Cometh to Hudson Bay: Freeze-Up has Begun

Compared to two days ago, there is now abundant ice along the western shore of Hudson Bay, both in the north and the south:

Satellites Reveal Arctic Rivers are Changing Faster than We Thought

New analysis integrating data from satellites, river gauges and hydrologic models reveals Arctic rivers are discharging much more water than previously thought. Peer-Reviewed Publication UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST AMHERST, Mass.…

Claim: More Work Required to Study “Settled” Climate Science

Last Halloween, Naomi Oreskes unsettled the climate community by suggesting the work of WG1 scientists is done, and that they should move on to other fields. Climate scientist have now…

Claim: Climate Change is Making One of the World’s Strongest Currents Flow Faster

Study co-authors said it is also likely that the speed of the current will increase even more as the Southern Ocean continues to take up heat from human-induced global warming. 

The “Anthropolitan” Compromise?

Guest “Stick a fork in it” by David Middleton This should “stick a fork” in the notion of an Anthropocene Epoch… Gill co-authors report arguing Anthropocene should be a geological…

Maine Researchers Breeding a Global Warming Resistant Potato

Researchers in Maine have expressed concern that if they experience a few degrees of global warming, they will no longer be able to grow potatoes. But given Maine potato varieties…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #481

Quote of the Week: “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein

“Slow Disaster Playing Out” As Germany Moves To Shut Down 8.5 GW Of Baseload Nuclear Capacity

In just over a month, Germany will close 3 of its newest and best nuclear power plants and more than 4050 MW of electricity will disappear from northern Europe’s power…

Complete Madness In The Biden Administration: Energy Policy

With Obama, at least he appeared to have some understanding that the whole idea of his policies of fossil fuel suppression was to force consumption down through the mechanism of…

The Profound Junk Science of Climate

Climate change and wind and solar electricity are a snipe hunts, diverting the country from serious problems in favor of imaginary problems with imaginary solutions that enrich the promoters and…

Small Modular Reactors are needed in African countries

However a huge advantage of an HTMR-100 is that the reactor can be placed anywhere. Furthermore, a single reactor can have it own electricity grid, not necessarily connected to the…

Weather Lulls: Germany Forced To Burn 20% More Coal, The Very Energy Source That’s To Be Phased Out

The energy source that Germany moves to shut down, rescued the country from widespread blackouts in 2021.

The Wire Criticises the “Deep Adaptation” Climate Doomsday Narrative

“Deep Adaption” appears to be a group of climate doomsday depressives whose message is too much even for other believers.

Column: Enthusiastic Idiocy vs. Infrastructure Optimization – Two Strategies for an Energy Transition

The COP26 model, the one built around a future temperature, is going nowhere, as was proven these past few weeks. Neither enthusiasm nor perceived need will, in fact, move mountains.…

Public ClimateBall

Although a game played on a relatively tiny stage, ClimateBall™ points to fundamental processes, which across the vastly larger global public stage and involving billions of meme transactions annually, have…

Aussie Bushfire Madness: Fuel Load Not an Issue, All Climate Change

Reducing available fuel seems and obvious strategy for fire risk management. But according to the CSIRO, the real culprit is climate change.

The Tragedy of the Climate Wars

Consistently demonizing those who think differently than you makes it harder, if not impossible, to forge alliances.

Environment Agency Stokes Flood Fears

Flooding is terrible for those involved, but from a nationwide wide viewpoint is no more than an irritant. To deliberately peddle the lie that millions of people could be flooded…

New Study: Modelers Got Aerosols All Wrong…CO2 Climate Sensitivity Likely Another 0.4°C Overstated!

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By P Gosselin on 26. November 2021 Die kalte Sonne reports on a new aerosol study by Liu et al. The results are a major blow to…