Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #479

We find that whole communities suddenly fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit; that millions of people become simultaneously impressed with one delusion, and run…

COP26 Ends In Humiliating Failure

But the writing is now on the wall. Developing countries around the world are standing up and refusing to cut back on fossil fuels, because they know they have no…

False imagery and data hallmarks of COP26

Though fancying themselves to be noble defenders of nature, these purveyors of doomsday scenarios are more akin to a cult’s priesthood offering commoners salvation in exchange for prosperity and freedom.

Global Water Cycle

The global oceans are receiving less sunlight while the land surface is receiving more as the precession cycle progresses for the next 12,000 years.  The water cycle is in gradual…

COP26 Caves on Coal – “Phase Down” Rather than “Phase Out”

According to CNBC India has just saved the world, by forcing everyone to accept the deletion of the centrepiece of COP26, replacing the “Phase Out” of coal with the much…

The Vilification Of Oil Producers Continues Apace At COP26

“I don’t know about you, but I sure am not comfortable with having some of the world’s biggest villains influencing & dictating the fate of the world.”

Researchers find repeated link between volcanic eruptions and dynastic collapse in China’s Imperial Era

Volcanic eruptions may have triggered abrupt climate changes contributing to the repeated collapse of Chinese dynasties over the past 2,000 years, according to new research published today [Thursday, 11 November…

The Denigration Of The Department Of Defense By Climate Crisis Politics

Instead of ordering the DOD to engage in valuable red team blue team exercises regards climate change impacts on wildfires, by ordering the Secretary of Defense to simply provide a…

Autocorrelation in CO2 and Temperature Time Series

By Andy May In my last post I plotted the NASA CO2 and the HadCRUT5 records from 1850 to 2020 and compared them. This was in response to a plot…

AFR: Net Zero “Strangling” Oil and Gas Producers

When will the food shortages begin? Bankster support for Western Net Zero declarations is killing oil and gas investment, driving up the price of gasoline, electricity and home heating. My…

Oceanic Hubris

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach My friend Matt was kind enough to forward me some links to a new scheme for sequestering carbon in the areas of the ocean that…

Justin Rowlatt’s Fake Californian Wildfires Report

All in all, this is an extremely shoddy piece of reporting by Justin Rowlatt, who evidently is the BBC’s go to guy for climate disinformation.

Claim: Amazon Rainforest birds’ bodies transform due to climate change

“These birds don’t vary that much in size. They are fairly fine-tuned, so when everyone in the population is a couple of grams smaller, it’s significant,” said co-author Philip Stouffer,…

Exotic Non-Rocket US Launcher Conducts a Successful 20% Power Test

US based SpinLaunch has performed their first 20% power launch, flinging a test payload “10s of thousands” of feet into the sky.

The Hounding of Roger Pielke Jr amid the demise of academic freedom in climate change

“Universities need to take great care – if the public lose faith in the system, public funding and generous donations from alumni can dry up very quickly.”

Friday Funny – BONUS edition

When media worlds collide, “climate change” style. One wonders if Geoffry Lean or Sir David King have headed there to live yet. Inquiring minds want to know. Here are the…

The Next Environmental Crisis

Humans do have the ability to solve future crises of this kind.  However, they also have the capacity to make things much worse by oversimplifying complex environmental issues and politicizing the science, which can lead to…

Friday Funny: Learn to speak Climate

One of the biggest and most ridiculous actions by climate change alarmists is to take ordinary everyday weather events and turn them in to something sinister and scary. You can…

“Today’s Warming ‘Unprecedented'”… If you Google Hockey Sticks

Guest “They Googled ‘global temperature change since the last ice age’ and found a hockey stick” by David Middleton Global Temperatures Over Last 24,000 Years Show Today’s Warming ‘Unprecedented’A UArizona…

Emission Reductions From Pandemic Had Unexpected Effects on Atmosphere

Earth’s atmosphere reacted in surprising ways to the lowering of emissions during the pandemic, showing how closely climate warming and air pollution are linked.

Bloomberg: Coal Divesters Sweetening the Deal with New Long Term Permits

According to Bloomberg, mining giants are pimping every last penny out of their divestment coal asset sales, sweetening the deal by arranging long term operating permits for the new buyers.

Iran Climate Agreement Demand: No Sanctions and Free US Technology

In the wake of John Kerry agreeing to give US technology away to China, Iran has put in a demand for its own share of the loot.

Morrison to link $500 million for new technologies to easing way for carbon capture and storage

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday announce $500 million towards a new $1 billion fund to promote investment in Australian companies to develop low-emissions technologies.

A Potted History of Glaciers

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT NOVEMBER 10, 2021 By Paul Homewood A friend recently suggested that “melting glaciers” must surely prove “global warming is true”. It…