Green Groups Object to Swedish Climate Geoengineering Experiment

If geoengineering was ever attempted on a significant scale, it would likely lead to crop failure and global famine. As a 2018 study discovered, plants need sunlight. But despite this…

And so it begins: UK Government mulls emergency measures that would enable networks to switch off your electricity without warning or compensation

The Government is considering giving energy networks the power to switch off a household’s energy supply without warning or compensation for those affected.

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #441

“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge…

Student astronomer finds galactic missing matter

“We suspect that much of the ‘missing’ baryonic matter is in the form of cold gas clouds either in galaxies or between galaxies,” said Ms Wang, who is pursuing her…

SCMP: China Teaching Children to Limit their Climate Activism

According to the South China Morning Post, China wants kids to learn about climate change, but is trying to moderate the message to encourage children to focus on personal climate…

Claim: Global Warming May have Started in 1825

According to researchers working in the Paracel Islands, the modern warming period began in 1825, before anthropogenic CO2 could possibly have had any effect on the global climate.

What Does Offshore Wind Power Really Cost?

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, we keep being assured that offshore wind costs have tumbled to under £50/MWh.

Climate change may have driven the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

A new study published today in the journal Science of the Total Environment provides the first evidence of a mechanism by which climate change could have played a direct role…

Winter Storm Threatens Germany’s Power…Freezing Hell Threatens If Already Rickety Grid Collapses!

Reposted from the NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 6. February 2021 Green energy and COVID-19 lockdowns are playing energy Russian roulette with people’s lives. Perfect winter storm brewing.  A winter blizzard is set…

How To Avoid Climate Disaster The Bill Gates Way

Unlike his two previous books, this one is not about software and the digital revolution. Mr. Gates’ new book covers grounds far beyond the author’s background in software engineering and…

Study Suggests “Familiarity with Greta” drives Climate Activism

A study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology suggests people are more likely to act on climate change if they are familiar with Greta Thunberg, though the authors admit…

The problem with climate models

By Andy May In my last post, on Scafetta’s new millennial temperature reconstruction, I included the following sentence that caused a lot of controversy and discussion in the comments: “The…

US Customs: China Flooded the USA with Counterfeit Covid Tests and Masks in 2020

According to the US Government CBP Trade and Travel report, 51% of the counterfeit or substandard Covid-19 test kits, masks and drugs seized by US Customs in FY2020 originated in…

Not recommending AstraZeneca vaccine for the elderly risks the lives of the most vulnerable

The concern is not that there is data showing the vaccine to be ineffective in the elderly, it’s that there is not enough evidence to show that it is effective…

Taken Under the ‘Wing’ of the Small Magellanic Cloud

Feb 5, 2021 From NASA The tip of the “wing” of the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy is dazzling in this 2013 view from NASA’s Great Observatories. The Small Magellanic Cloud,…

UK Carbon Tax to Drive Up the Cost of Gas Heating, Milk and Beef

If you read Willis’ excellent essay on energy poverty, you might think countries like Britain would be keen to address this terrible burden on the poor. Think again; the reality…

Climate Researcher’s New E-Book: IPCC Significantly Overstates CO2, “The Sorry State Of Climate Science”

According to Poyet, a geologist, the worse climate predictions have been made for 50 years and none of them has ever become true. For example, despite the unsupported claims that…

Shafting The Poor

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Let me start with a couple of the most callous and heartless quotes that I know of. Here’s a description from Politico of the first…

Scientists Discover Plate Tectonics… Again

Guest “Did you know?” by David Middleton An upwelling of rock beneath the Atlantic may drive continents apartThe Mid-Atlantic Ridge may play a more active role in plate tectonics than…

Claim: California’s Rainy Season Starting Nearly A Month Later Than It Did 60 Years Ago

The new study in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters, which publishes high-impact, short-format reports with immediate implications spanning all Earth and space sciences, is the first to quantify just how…

Measuring melting ice

That meltwater forms strong coastal currents and ocean fronts, and those currents are impacted by winds, tides, and break down if they become unstable. Aside from generating those currents, the…

Aussie Bushfire Survivor Complains About the Lack of Climate Action

A year on from large bushfires which activists have blamed on climate change, some bushfire survivors are upset Australia hasn’t abandoned fossil fuel. But there is no firm evidence climate…

Another Climate Friendly High Speed Rail Project Bites the Dust

Even the 30,000 flights per year which connect the 190 mile Singapore to Kuala Lumpur route were not enough to sell a high speed rail project to investors. But Professor…

A 2021 Index to Willis’s Posts

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach It’s February 3rd, 2021. I hadn’t updated my index since 2018, so I decided to do so. Not an easy task, but I beat it…