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David Wojick
December 10, 2022 2:14 am

Some of the science on the threat of OSW to the severely threatened Right Whales:

https://www.cfact.org/2022/12/05/official-coalition-comments-on-boem-right-whale-offshore-wind-strategy/

The traditional whale protection groups have punted the Right Whale because, being green, they love wind power. We are the whales best hope, with just over 350 left alive.

Redge
Reply to  David Wojick
December 10, 2022 11:17 pm

Whilst applauding the document, I think you mean there are 350 North Atlantic Right Whales left. There are an estimated 15,000 South ern Right Whales

Clyde Spencer
Reply to  Redge
December 11, 2022 5:35 pm

Somebody should tell those southerners that there is plenty of cheap housing in the north.

Redge
Reply to  Clyde Spencer
December 11, 2022 9:19 pm

🤣

E. Schaffer
December 10, 2022 2:15 am
Henry Pool
Reply to  E. Schaffer
December 10, 2022 4:48 am

Very interesting.

DMacKenzie
Reply to  E. Schaffer
December 10, 2022 6:41 am

You cheater, ES. You’ve got clouds in there. Everybody who has ever played with Modtran knows that the planet’s 65% cloud cover has to be ignored to get those really big surface temperature increases of 3 C, and you’ve only got .64 C with double CO2. Shame on you for backing up your denialism with full spectrum radiative calculations.

/s

E. Schaffer
Reply to  DMacKenzie
December 10, 2022 9:51 am

Not just clouds, rather ALL overlaps must be ignored. ECS estimates are simply based on gross instead of net forcings/feedbacks.

CO2isLife
Reply to  E. Schaffer
December 11, 2022 4:20 am

You have the settings looking down from 70 km. Nothing lives as 70 km, and there are no glaciers to melt at that altitude. If you use looking down from 5 km, or the altitude that supports life, you will see that altering CO2 doesn’t impact anything at all. As long as H20 is in the atmosphere, CO2 it totally irrelevant.

E. Schaffer
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 11, 2022 4:34 am

It is emissions TOA that decide the energy balance, not “back and forth radiation” at 5km..

CO2isLife
Reply to  E. Schaffer
December 11, 2022 7:47 pm

Who cares what the energy balance is? So what if the thermosphere warms 1 degree? What is relevant is what is happening to the layer of the atmosphere where life and the glaciers exist, that being the lower troposphere. What is happening in that layer if you control for the UHI and Water Vapor Effect? You find that increasing CO2 has had absolutely no impact on temperatures.

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Chas
December 10, 2022 2:16 am

Where do all the great /wierd images that appear at the top of the posts…come from??

Steve Case
Reply to  Chas
December 10, 2022 2:38 am

WattsUpWithThat has always had great illustrations at the top of the page.

E. Schaffer
Reply to  Chas
December 10, 2022 2:51 am

Looks like AI art.

quelgeek
Reply to  E. Schaffer
December 10, 2022 5:50 am
CD in Wisconsin
Reply to  Chas
December 10, 2022 7:25 am

When it comes to a source for graphic art on a blog/website, the website that I would use is shutterstock.com. They have a ton of graphic art available, but you have to pay to lease the use of it all.

Pat from Kerbob
Reply to  Chas
December 10, 2022 7:56 am

They mentioned a while back they use an AI engine

You just type in “what will x look like if WEF takes control” and bingo
Distopia

Editor
Reply to  Chas
December 10, 2022 10:35 am

This one is nice and gloomy.

Regards,
Bob

strativarius
December 10, 2022 3:05 am

“”Lucas wrote that the whole thing is ‘truly terrible’. This ‘climate-busting, backward-looking coalmine’ is nothing short of a ‘climate crime against humanity’, she said.

It isn’t though, is it? Sorry to be pedantic but it is not a crime to extract coal from the earth. If it were, the leaders of China – where they produce 13million tonnes of coal a day , rather putting into perspective the Cumbria mine’s 2.8million tonnes a year – would be languishing in the clink. I look forward to Ms Lucas performing a citizen’s arrest on Xi Jinping.””

https://www.spiked-online.com/2022/12/09/are-we-finally-reaching-peak-climate-hysteria/

It would be nice to think we have reached peak hysteria but I doubt we have.

Pat from Kerbob
Reply to  strativarius
December 10, 2022 7:59 am

If it was a crime then the entire government of germany would be in jail for importing coal from South Africa a year after last year paying South Africa 800mil to not burn coal.

Once again, reality is weirder than the Babylon bee

Dave Andrews
Reply to  Pat from Kerbob
December 10, 2022 8:39 am

Oh the irony – is not Germany now importing South African coal?

bairddavid
December 10, 2022 3:22 am
strativarius
Reply to  bairddavid
December 10, 2022 5:04 am

I’ll forward that to Mayor Khan…

“”White Van Man and School-Run Mum are paying a heavy price for the mayor’s eco-posturing.

the ULEZ is less about saving Londoners’ lungs than it is about raising revenue for Transport for London (TfL). And it is raising that money from those least able to afford it.””

https://www.spiked-online.com/2022/12/07/sadiq-khans-ulez-is-a-tax-on-the-poor/

It’s the froth of Khan

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Dave Andrews
Reply to  strativarius
December 10, 2022 8:42 am

Yes, since TfL extended the ULEZ in October 2021 it has raised over £93m so now it is going to extend it again. I wonder why?

Hatter Eggburn
December 10, 2022 3:22 am

Update from Greta

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mikelowe2013
Reply to  Hatter Eggburn
December 10, 2022 10:37 am

I wonder how her grandparents are looking forward to winter!

CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 3:31 am

Let’s get real. CO2 pre-industrial was around 300 ppm, currently, it is about 400 ppm, which means that at best man has contributed 100 ppm over the past 300 years, What does that mean? Man has added 1 molecule out of 10,000, and that molecule vibrates with the energy of a -80 C Blackbody when activated by 15-micron LWIR. Does anyone actually believe that vibrating 1 out of every 10,000 molecules can materially impact the thermal energy of the other 9,999. Newsflash, that is a joke, and the greatest scientific fraud in world history. There is a reason COVID economic shutdown didn’t impact the trend in atmospheric CO2. Real scientists need to speak, silence is complicity.

strativarius
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 6:07 am

Let’s get real.”

Heretic.

Graham
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 3:08 pm

You are 100% right that this is the greatest scientific fraud in world history .
Nearly every politician in the world is using the threat of climate change to advance their agendas which in most cases will impoverish there countries and the planet.
We have to fight back and prove that rising levels of CO2 will have only beneficial effects.
Just look at the stupid decisions that governments are implementing right around the world.
They will not allow fracking for natural gas but gas is essential for manufacturing urea and other nitrogenous fertilizer that grows the food to feed 4 billion people .
They want to plant farmland that is producing nutritious food into pine trees for carbon farming .
They are banning coal mining yet iron and steel can not be manufactured without high quality coal .
They are against Nuclear power yet if there really was a problem with fossil fuels they should be embracing nuclear .
There are many more examples and I could write a book ” The Madness of Climate Change ‘

Allan MacRae
Reply to  Graham
December 10, 2022 9:29 pm

Correct Graham and all.

CAGW (Global Warming, Climate Crisis, Green Energy, etc.) is a false crisis – the prattling of scoundrels and imbeciles. I told you so 20 years ago.
 
THE GREAT RESET: PLANNING THE THEFT OF CANADA? October 2, 2022
https://fcpp.org/2022/10/02/the-great-reset-planning-the-theft-of-canada/
“He explained, expecting me to agree, that Canada’s present economic model was seriously flawed and had to be replaced. I bit my tongue. He continued, people expected too much, unregulated consumerism was unsustainable and Canadians would have to learn to make do with less. The government would have to take more control over people’s lives and enforce an austere lifestyle. The present high economic expectations are the enemy and we would have to have a strong global government that would redistribute the wealth to poorer nations. Fossil fuels would be phased out on an accelerated timetable and air travel would be limited to need.”
 
NO EVIDENCE OF CLIMATE CRISIS June 23, 2022
https://www.worldcommercereview.com/html/macrae-no-evidence-of-a-climate-crisis.html
“To conclude, the alleged fossil-fuel-caused Global Warming Crisis does not exist in reality. The only real, measurable impact of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations is improved crop yields – which are hugely beneficial.”
 
SCIENTIFIC COMPETENCE – THE ABILITY TO CORRECTLY PREDICT October 20, 2021. Update November 11, 2022
https://correctpredictions.ca/
“The ability to correctly predict is the best objective measure of scientific and technical competence.”
Our scientific predictions on both Climate and Covid are infinitely more accurate than the mainstream narratives, which have been false and baselessly alarmist to date.
 

Allan MacRae
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 4:04 pm

Great COVID Video: JOURNALIST KIMBER LAPIE LISTS HOW MANY TIMES THE VAXXED WERE DUPED BY OUR ALBERTA HEALTH AUTHORITIES

Forward this video to all your friends – especially the vaxxed. There is some language, but nothing that a good Alberta country girl would not use when the occasion arises.

dupe: synonyms
deceive
trick
hoodwink
hoax
swindle
defraud
cheat
double-cross
gull
mislead
take in
fool
delude
misguide
lead on
inveigle
seduce
ensnare
entrap
beguile
sucker

You know how stupid the average person is, right? Well, half of them are stupider than that!”
– George Carlin 🙂
 
I called the Covid-19 lockdown scam correctly on 21Mar2020 and advised my governments against deploying the toxic injections on 8Jan2021.
I only publish when I am certain. See CorrectPredictions.ca

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Allan MacRae
Reply to  Allan MacRae
December 11, 2022 5:10 pm

The Covid-19 vaxxed are so screwed. Some will survive with only a vaccine injury.

Do List:
Put your affairs in order. Collect your Darwin Award. Enjoy the time you have left.

Told you so ~3 years ago – 21Mar2020. I tried to save you, but …

Better luck next life…

I am urging my government as follows:
 
NEXT STEPS – URGENT ACTIONS:  
Every day of delay costs more lives of Albertans of all ages, including our children.

The immediate priorities now for the Alberta government should be to REDUCE THE HARM from the Covid-19 fraud:
–        Stop ALL Covid-19 injections immediately; DO NO MORE HARM!
–        Make available the best medical treatment to reduce harm to the vaxxed;
–        Make Ivermectin etc legally available for treatment of Covid and the injection-injured;
–        Reinstate and compensate those who were dismissed from their employment because they were unvaxxed;
–        Reinstate medical workers and others who were persecuted because they spoke out against Covid-19 fraud;
–        Investigate and prosecute those responsible for this heinous medical fraud.

CAUSE UNKNOWN: THE EPIDEMIC OF SUDDEN DEATHS – EDWARD DOWD
Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola December 11, 2022
Video interview with Edward Dowd.
STORY AT-A-GLANCE

·        In his new book, “Cause Unknown: The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 and 2022,” former BlackRock fund manager Edward Dowd details data showing the COVID shots are a crime against humanity

·        Insurance industry research in 2016 concluded that group life policyholders die at one-third the rate of the general U.S. population, so they’re the healthiest among us. Group life policyholders are those employed with Fortune 500 companies, who tend to be younger and well-educated

·        In 2020, the general U.S. population had higher excess mortality than group life holders, but in 2021, that flipped. Ages 25 through 64 of the group life policyholders suddenly experienced 40% excess mortality, compared to 32% in the general population. In short, a far healthier subset of the population suddenly died at a higher rate than the general population

·        American disability statistics are equally revealing. In the five years before COVID, the monthly disability rate was between 29 million and 30 million. After the COVID jabs, the disability trend changed dramatically. As of September 2022, there were 33.2 million disabled Americans — an extra 3.2 million to 4.2 million — a three standard deviation rate of change since May 2021

·        Since May 2021, the overall U.S. population has experienced an 11% increase in disabilities, while the employed — which is about 98 million out of a total population of about 320 million — experienced 26% increased rate of disability. So, something was introduced into the workforce that caused working age people to die
 

Sommer
Reply to  Allan MacRae
December 13, 2022 7:30 am

Once again, Allan MacRae, your clarity is stunning! It’s not easy for those of us who saw ‘the writing on the wall’ as these horrific developments were unfolding. Watching this all play out is so sad.

Allan MacRae
Reply to  Sommer
December 14, 2022 12:17 am

Thank you Sommer for your thoughtful words.

I spotted the Covid-19 scam in Feb2020 and published my warning here on wattsup on 21Mar2020. I warned my governments on 8Jan2021 to NOT deploy the toxic Covid-19 injections. These correct warnings had NO impact.

Since then, I’ve watched this slow-motion train wreck unfold. Peter Halligan estimated the global death toll to date from the toxic Covid-19 vaxxes at ~20 million +/- 50%. Sounds about right.

I think this cull could double this winter, especially in Western Europe – Britain and Germany, etc. The elderly and poor will be hard-hit, especially given the energy shortage and a very cold winter – we predicted all that 20 years ago in 2002 and in more detail in 2013.

Three years of watching this cull unfold have left me a bit numb – I still write about it but have become fatalistic. The cull will happen and there is little anyone can do about it at this time. It’s too late.

I want to be wrong.

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Allan MacRae
Reply to  Allan MacRae
December 13, 2022 11:52 pm

Subject: 4 TIMES INCREASE IN SUDDEN DEATHS FOLLOWING COVID VACCINE ROLLOUTS
The evidence that the toxic Covid-19 “vaccines” caused a huge increase in deaths is incontrovertible.
Only the willfully uninformed or the deliberately obtuse still question this obvious conclusion.
How much longer will you wait before you take essential actions to save the lives of Albertans?
 
GERMAN DATA ANALYST REVEALS DATA FROM HEALTH INSURANCE SHOWS 4 TIMES INCREASE IN SUDDEN DEATHS FOLLOWING COVID VACCINE ROLLOUTS
By Jim Hoft December 13, 2022
German data analyst Tom Lausen held a conference on Monday in the Bundestag to discuss the massive rise in people who died “suddenly and unexpectedly” after the Covid vaccine rollout.
Only one mainstream journalist was present during the press conference.

More from afdbundestag.de:
Since the beginning of the corona vaccination, there have been drastic changes in the number of diseases and deaths in the population. This is based on data from the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, which Martin Sichert was able to evaluate exclusively together with data expert Tom Lausen and which will be presented at the press conference.
Patient data from the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KBV) on the side effects of corona vaccinations provide frightening insights: With the start of mass corona vaccinations, the number of people who died “suddenly and unexpectedly” skyrocketed compared to previous years, more than fourfold. In every quarter, starting with the first quarter of 2021, more sudden and unexpected deaths were identified by panel doctors than in every year from 2016 to 2020 as a whole.
Using coded data covering 72 million Germans available from the health insurers, the number of people who died “suddenly and unexpectedly” skyrocketed compared to previous years.
“It was found that in 2021 not only were 2,487,526 patients with vaccination side effects seen by the doctor, but that there were also drastic changes in clinical pictures and deaths since the start of the corona vaccination.”
The following diagnostic keys were evaluated in order to analyze the rise in sudden deaths:
·        R96.0 Sudden death
·        R96.1 Death occurring within less than 24 hours of onset of symptoms, unless otherwise stated
·        R98 Death without others present
·        R99 Other imprecise or unspecified causes of death
·        I46.1 Sudden cardiac death
 
According to KBV data, in 2021 there was an increase in diagnoses of “sudden death” (R96) of +1,082 percent:
 
With diagnostic key R96.1, the increase is even +1,673 percent:
 
If you look at the figures per quarter, a first slight increase can already be seen at the end of 2020:
 
The diagnosis of “sudden cardiac death” has also been made significantly more frequently since 2021:
 
Lausen presented the following overview of the increase in deaths by quarter for ICD I46 and R96 to R99 at the press conference:
The team of analysts demanded that:
1.    Immediate suspension of vaccination with the corona vaccines until it can be ruled out that the massive increase in deaths is due to the vaccination
2.    Autopsies on all those who died suddenly and unexpectedly to determine where they came from massive increase coming
3.    Mandatory recording of the vaccination status of the corona vaccinations and the used vaccine in all deceased and regular publication of this data
4.    Immediate evaluation of the KB data by the PEI and RKI and information of the population and doctors about the increase in diseases
5.    Linking of the KBV data with the vaccination data by PEI and RKI and publication
The German PDF data is available to download here.

Allan MacRae
Reply to  Allan MacRae
December 14, 2022 3:09 am

DESANTIS SEEKS FLORIDA GRAND JURY TO INVESTIGATE COVID VACCINE ‘WRONGDOING’
By Dan M. Berger December 13, 2022 
 
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Dec. 13 that he’ll petition the state’s Supreme Court to impanel a grand jury “to investigate any and all wrongdoings in Florida with respect to the COVID-19 vaccines.”
He made the announcement following a roundtable with Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo and a panel of scientists and physicians.
“We’ll be able to get more information and bring more accountability to those who committed this misconduct,” DeSantis said.
He said he anticipated getting the court’s approval and that the grand jury would likely sit in the Tampa Bay area.
He noted that Florida recently “got $3.2 billion through legal action against those responsible for the opioid crisis,” such as opioid manufacturers and distributors.
“So, it’s not like this is something that’s unprecedented,” DeSantis said.
Taking part in the roundtable of experts in a virtual teleconference in West Palm Beach were doctors, researchers, and people holding both such positions who found adverse effects from the vaccine but said they were silenced when they tried to study further or publicize the findings.
Some participants were affiliated with elite universities such as Harvard and Stanford. Two were Scandinavian researchers who joined the roundtable to discuss their nations’ radically different approaches to vaccine mandates and child masking, approaches now validated in light of their better COVID-19 outcomes.
In a session that lasted more than 90 minutes, they discussed the research they had done and the marginalization they faced as their data and questions were silenced. The discussion also included two victims who described serious side effects from mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
The experts who joined DeSantis will now constitute the state’s Public Health Integrity Committee. The governor discussed how the public health establishment had “totally squandered any type of confidence or goodwill people would have.”
“Our CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], at this point, you assume that anything they put out is not worth the paper it’s printed on. … They’re not serving a useful function,” DeSantis said. “They’re really serving to advance narratives rather than to do evidence-based medicine.”
He and other governors agreed there needed to be a review process of directives coming from on high.
The new committee “can counteract nonsense when it’s coming out of these institutions,” such as the CDC and NIH [National Institutes of Health], according to DeSantis.
“They’re not just going to go with the flow and follow precooked narratives, but will actually do evidence-based analysis,” he said.
Ladapo, who co-chaired the roundtable with DeSantis, has the legal power to convene expert panels for studies such as these, DeSantis said.
Ladapo said a third action would be studying the incidence of myocarditis, including fatalities, within a few weeks of COVID-19 vaccination. He cited a German study of people who got the vaccine and died suddenly and unexpectedly at home soon afterward. In autopsies, four of 35 victims were found to have had an unusual form of myocarditis.
They never made it into most studies done of patients at hospitals and emergency rooms, which generated “estimates the CDC likes to pretend are accurate,” Ladapo said. University of Florida researchers and Florida medical examiners will participate in the study.
 

CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 4:06 am

Ho do climate alarmists explain the many graphics that are early found showing no warming over the past 140 years? Do the laws of Physics cease to exist at these locations selected to control for the urban heat island effect and water vapor?

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strativarius
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 6:09 am

“the laws of Physics”

The fight against ‘climate change‘ is code for the war on physics and the scientific method.

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Mike
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 11:04 pm

Yeah b’t… Berkeley and nasa…..

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Smart Rock
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 9:54 am

In the green utopian future that awaits us, the laws of physics will be repealed.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 11, 2022 4:04 am

“How do climate alarmists explain the many graphics that are early found showing no warming over the past 140 years?”

The alarmists don’t try to explain them, they ignore them. Kind of like the Leftwing Media is ignoring the release of the damning Twitter files outlining how Twitter and the U.S. government censored conservatives over the last five years since Trump was elected.

Now they engage in another kind of censorship, the censorship of omission. They ignore the facts and want the rest of us to ignore them, too. The Leftwing Media isn’t even reporting on the Twitter files showing just how very corrupt they really are.

Allan MacRae
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 11, 2022 5:14 pm

Your answer:
CAGW (Global Warming, Climate Crisis, Green Energy, etc.) is a false crisis, a scam – the prattling of scoundrels and imbeciles. I told you so 20 years ago.
 
References elsewhere on this page.

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Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 4:09 am

Just a question that I am pondering on. Do more clouds make it warmer on earth or cooler?

JohnC
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 5:52 am

It probably depends on where and when. In a desert it can reach 50 degrees Celsius during the day yet be near freezing at night. If there were clouds then the temperature during the day would be cooler but warmer at night. Certainly here in the U.K. during our summer cloudy days are cooler, during the winter nights clouds prevent us having frosts. For example yesterday evening there was heavy cloud cover early evening and the temperature was positive, later on the cloud cleared and we had a frost.
It may also depend on the number of daylight/nighttime hours.

Jason S.
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 6:06 am

Not an expert on the subject, and I’m sure someone with more scientific understanding will jump in here, but my layman understanding is that…it depends. From a very basic level, what type of clouds (altitude and density), where (latitude, over ocean vs land), and when (day or night) can all have an impact. Low thick clouds tend to have a more cooling effect (all other variables aside) due to increased reflection and contribution to albedo, where higher thinner clouds have a more insulating effect. Clouds during the day will cool, whereas at night there is no sunlight to reflect and they can only contribute their insulating effects. It is still a huge debate as to what the net effect of “global cloudiness” is. My understanding is that the CAGW crew sees them as net warming, as without increased forcing from cloud cover they can’t get the models to converge (despite the fact that their models don’t have high enough resolution to actually model clouds…but I digress), so they see it as a positive (net warming) feedback. Whereas there have been papers (sorry no citations – but Jim Steele did a good post here on WUWT a few months back if you do a search) that show a significant correlation between decreasing global cloudiness and global warming. In this case since cloud cover is the independent variable (clouds driving temperature, not temp driving clouds) there are many different theories as to what is causing those changes in cloud coverage (changes in aerosols, ozone, sun/magnetic field interactions, just to name a few). That’s the best this non climate scientist can do and I fully plan to be corrected many times over.

CO2isLife
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 6:42 am

Henry, it depends on the type of cloud and its altitude. Some reflect energy out of the system and some reflect energy back into the system. You can play around with MODTRAN to see the impact of each.

DMacKenzie
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 6:46 am

Simple: More sunshine striking the ground makes it warmer.

Pat from Kerbob
Reply to  DMacKenzie
December 10, 2022 8:03 am

Yes
Which then generates upwelling and clouds to limit it a la Willis

Vlad the Impaler
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 8:24 am

I was an undergrad in Geology in the early 1970’s (Hi Dr. Middleton!), and we had a visiting Professor from Universitat Heidleberg who was emphatic that clouds were a ‘wild card’ (my English transliteration of his phrase) in global climate. He asserted to us that they could go either way, coupled with the fact that water vapor is the overwhelming dominant “greenhouse” gas in the Earth’s atmosphere. His specialty was Oceanography, and I only took the class to keep my scholarship (my schedule was open, and I had to have three ‘full-credit’ classes to keep it). One of the most interesting classes I ever took; he was discussing things that would not become issues until MISTER Hansen and his 1988 circus-stunt hearing at the US Congress.

I am sad to say that I have heard from distant friends and colleagues that this very fine Professor of Geology has gone to his Eternal Reward, just within the past year.

Regards to all,

Vlad

P.S. Yes, Dr. Middleton, I know you’re not really a “Professor”, but you’re one hell of a lot closer than I’ll ever be!

DMacKenzie
Reply to  Vlad the Impaler
December 10, 2022 11:41 am

“…clouds…wild card…”
That was probably true in the 70’s, but 2 decades later by 1994 Hartmann published the state of more recent meteorological knowledge in his textbook “Global Physical Climatology” which calculated the local radiative balance based on local cloud albedo.
However, it appears presently, another 2 decades later, the Navier-Stokes computer boffins refuse to “get it”.
Following from Hartmann…negative is cooling…fluffy white low clouds cool lots…

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Rick C
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 9:15 am

Yes.

mikelowe2013
Reply to  Rick C
December 10, 2022 10:46 am

??????

mikelowe2013
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 10:44 am

I don’t know, but their effect seems to vary. It tends to make me realise that they seem to be part of an over-arching plan to ensure that conditions on Earth remain reasonably acceptable for human progress. If I were religious, I might even be inclined to think they are the magical invention of some superior being who floats up above while looking after our interests. But I am NOT, and think it likely to be an entirely natural phenomenon!

JohnC
Reply to  mikelowe2013
December 11, 2022 3:40 am

Isn’t this a case of we are here because the conditions are right for us, The same with physical constants, if there were variations then the universe as it is couldn’t exist in its current form?

Thomas Finegan
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 11:25 am

I worked for years in the Southern California desert. Daytime temperatures in the 108-118F range. Afternoon clouds and thunderstorms would give some relief from the heat, shade of course but also evaporative cooling from rain, sometimes the air would feel like a breeze from an evaporative cooler even though no rain was falling at my location.

Henry Pool
Reply to  Henry Pool
December 10, 2022 12:59 pm

Thx so much for all replies. I am going to work with it.

RickWill
December 10, 2022 4:17 am

Are the lights still on in Europe?

What are the permitted thermostat settings in your country?

I have read that telcos in Europe are demanding that they be treated as essential service during period of demand management. They claim they need to be available for emergency calls. This made me wonder how the battery powered emergency vehicles will be charged if the grid is down.

I have heard the UK church goers will be asking for steady winds next week so they can keep the lights on. And maybe even charge their BEVs.

Who is still in the World Cup? Wouldn’t it be tragic if the power goes down in Europe just as the final kicks off!

quelgeek
Reply to  RickWill
December 10, 2022 5:54 am

I understand the point you are making and I applaud it. But even when being satirical the term “demand management” really shouldn’t be normalized.

It is an activist euphemism for “rationing” and rolling blackouts.

mikelowe2013
Reply to  RickWill
December 10, 2022 10:48 am

“Tragic” obviously has a different meaning for different people!

Joseph Zorzin
December 10, 2022 4:25 am

Stop Them If You’ve Heard It Before

In this “Fact Check” video from the Climate Discussion Nexus, Dr. John Robson examines and rebuts the clichés that make up virtually every alarmist speech on climate you’ve ever heard, from the supposed scientific consensus to the alleged increase in extreme weather to the panicky call to take drastic action without thinking.



In my opinion, this is Robson’s best video so far! This one should be sent to every politician and MSM idiot.

Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 4:49 am

Here is a headline today on Breitbart:

Senate Republicans Applaud Sinema Leaving Democrat Party

My response would be: Why?

Democrat U.S. Senator Sinema (D-Arizona) declaring herself now to be an Independent makes no difference at all to the status quo. Sinema votes with the Democrats and caucuses with the Democrats and enables the Democrats agenda, so Sinema is a Democrat, no matter what she calls herself.

And it is ridiculous for Republcian Senators to be heaping praise on her. For what? For an empty gesture? How stupid are you Republicans?

The bottom line is the radical Democrat leadership in the United States is an Existential Threat to the freedoms of all Americans and anyone who enables the Democrat agenda is aiding and abetting the undermining of the United States and the Constituion, and that includes Senator Sinema and all those Republicans who don’t see the Democrats as an Existential Threat to Freedom. And that includes a lot of Republican Senators.

Radical Democrats are not just “good ole boys”, they are terrorists bent on stealing power for themselves and leaving the rest of us out. If Republicans don’t see this, they are blind, and are part of the problem.

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abolition man
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 7:45 am

Tom,
You’re assuming that most Republicans are in a different party than the DemoKKKrats; this flies in the face of the extensive evidence of the “Uniparty!” Most Republicans, and nearly ALL Dims, blithely go along with diktats of the corporate/media/military/industrial complex that rules us through the intelligence agencies psyops programs!
The Repubicans are merely the Stupid Wing of the Uniparty; the DemoKKKrats the Criminal!

Tom Abbott
Reply to  abolition man
December 11, 2022 4:21 am

I think most of the House Republicans are on the right page, and about 75 percent of Senate Republicans are on the right page, but that small percentage that is not on the right page, is enabling the radical Democrat criminal takeover of the United States, wittingly or unwittingly.

Therefore, I criticize the percentage that is not on the right page in hopes it will do some good.

Vlad the Impaler
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 10:25 am

While I agree completely with ‘abolition man’ in his statement, and sentiments, please consider the fact that a large portion of the die-hard, very Socialistic (Communistic) DemonCrats are now heaping scorn upon Ms. Sinema, showing their true colors. Republicans, for the most part, are heaping praise upon her. As Sun-Tzu said, ‘never interrupt you enemy when they are making a mistake’. With any luck, left to their own (DemonCrat) devices, Ms. Sinema might be persuaded to make a further switch, just as the very brave Tulsi Gabbard did recently.

Once you’ve seen that the wolf is simply wearing the outer garment(s) of a sheep, you cannot unsee it. Let us do what we can to help Ms. Sinema open her eyes to the true nature of the party she has taken the initial step to leave.

My Regards to All,

Vlad

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Vlad the Impaler
December 11, 2022 4:26 am

I have no hope that Sinema will help the conservative cause. I think she is just making an empty gesture by proclaiming herself to be an Independent. It changes nothing. She is no different than any other radical Democrat because that’s what her votes support, a radical Democrat agenda.

If she enables radical Democrats, she is a danger to our personal freedoms because radical Democrats are a danger to our personal freedoms. Radical Democrats, even as we speak, are making big efforts to suppress the freedom of everyone who doesn’t agree with their political agenda. Sinema supports such illegal activity with her votes.

I have nothing good to say about Sinema.

mikelowe2013
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 10:51 am

I wonder what proportion of WUWT raders are USA-based, and have the slightest interest in such internal bickering?

Tomsa
Reply to  mikelowe2013
December 10, 2022 3:17 pm

Even if we are not US based, many have concerns about what’s happening in the US. Where would the world be on energy had Biden not cancelled Keystone on day one of his presidency, never mind the pushing for the elimination of all fossil fuels? I know here in Canada much of our inflation has been caused by the US, for example not just energy but the supply chain issues, many of those stemming from such things as the back up at California ports. I follow what’s going on with extra interest as we have a daughter and family who live there.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Tomsa
December 11, 2022 4:35 am

Good, common sense comment.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  mikelowe2013
December 11, 2022 4:34 am

That “internal bickering” may have ramifications for policy decisions about CO2 (among other things) that will affect all our lives.

Understanding the politics of the situation is essential to understanding the situation, especially where it concerns CO2.

Simon
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 5:29 pm

they are terrorists bent on stealing power for themselves”
You will excuse me if I have a little chuckle at this Tom. Was it not you who backed the ex president who has declared war on democracy and who has dined with an antisemite and a staunch racist and who just this week called for the termination of the constitution. Now if you can find a Dem who can match that, I will stop chuckling…

Old Man
Reply to  Simon
December 10, 2022 6:03 pm

You mind if I chuckle over your unsubstituted rants? You might want to parse the ex-president’s remarks for accuracy……something leftists are not noted for.
Please note: Trump won!

Simon
Reply to  Old Man
December 10, 2022 11:43 pm

Happy to quote directly if you want? Just say the word. It wont make any difference though will it?

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Simon
December 11, 2022 4:46 am

Trump has made a couple of mistakes lately like dining with Kanye and not vetting the other guests.

Are you claiming that Trump is an anti-semite? There’s no evidence he is, and plenty of evidence he is not. Trump can’t prevent others from running their mouths and saying stupid things. He probably could prevent them from doing so in his presence but that’s water under the bridge now.

Trump has said he did not advocate throwing the U.S. Constitution away. I assume the leftwing media is doing their ususal distortion job on what Trump says. They never report his words properly. It’s always spun to give the worst impression possible.

If Trump did want to throw out the Constitution, I would not support him and he would no longer be a viable candidate for president among Republicans.

And regardless of what Trump is doing, that doesn’t change the fact that the radical Democrats are a bunch of gangsters who are actively trying to steal the United States from its people. And Trump is their latest and biggest target, and they are pulling out all the stops to destroy him and those who support him.

But the Republicans will be in charge of the House of Representatives next month and then we will have lots of investigations of the criminals in the Democrat Party and their efforts to undermine the United States of America. So, stay tuned.

Simon
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 11, 2022 11:20 am

Are you claiming that Trump is an anti-semite? “
No by all accounts he is not. But what a dumb thing to dine with a guy who says he likes Hitler.
“Trump has said he did not advocate throwing the U.S. Constitution away. I assume the leftwing media is doing their ususal distortion job on what Trump says. They never report his words properly.”
Tom, here are his exact words…Do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you have a NEW ELECTION? A Massive Fraud of this type and magnitude allows for the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution,”
And regardless of what Trump is doing, that doesn’t change the fact that the radical Democrats are a bunch of gangsters who are actively trying to steal the United States from its people.”
Do you have any evidence that the Dems are….are actively trying to steal the United States from its people? I know you don’t agree with their politics, and that they are not doing what you want, but they are implementing policies they campaigned on. That’s called democracy. The American people will have another chance to change things in less than two years.

“But the Republicans will be in charge of the House of Representatives next month and then we will have lots of investigations of the criminals in the Democrat Party and their efforts to undermine the United States of America. So, stay tuned.” I will look forward to seeing what they do, but I’m guessing they will make lots of noise about Hunters laptop but not much will happen. Trump on the other hand is in serious legal shite. I’m certainly staying tuned for that.

Clyde Spencer
Reply to  Simon
December 11, 2022 6:00 pm

Do you have any evidence that the Dems are….are actively trying to steal the United States from its people?

One of the most damning revelations was the willful, coordinated suppression of the news about the Hunter laptop, as provided by Musk.

There is the announcement by Obama that he was tired of waiting for Congress to do something about guns, tacitly admitting it was their purview. He then signed executive orders preempting Congress. Biden is now making noises about again banning so-called assault weapons without Congress doing so, as it did in 1994.

The courts have held that Prior Restraint style laws as applied to the First Amendment are unconstitutional. Yet, almost all of the Democrat proposed gun control laws are of the Prior Restraint style.

I could go on. However, I’m sure you can see a pattern.

Simon
Reply to  Clyde Spencer
December 11, 2022 9:53 pm

 Biden is now making noises about again banning so-called assault weapons without Congress doing so, as it did in 1994.”
How is that not a good thing? Assault weapons cause untold suffering and death with many of the victims children. Assault weapons are for war they are not needed for the average Joe.

Clyde Spencer
Reply to  Simon
December 12, 2022 9:32 am

You are exposing your ignorance for examination. The MSM exaggerates the role of rifles that look like military firearms, but which don’t have the same functionality. No modern military relies on semiautomatic firearms for anything other than, perhaps, training. When there is a horrendous event where children are killed, the MSM splashes the details all over the ‘front page,’ usually with some non sequitur such as a claim that there are 600 mass shootings annually (where the definition of a mass shooting varies). What they don’t mention is that the use of a military look-alike is a small minority of the claimed mass shootings, which are mostly gang-related and involve a handgun. From the time California first legislatively defined an “assault weapon,” based on cosmetic features such as a bayonet lug or pistol grip, they have only accounted for about 1-3% of all firearm homicides. Similarly, they are almost never used for suicides. The MSM is responsible for mis-characterizing the frequency of use and lethality of so-called assault weapons. Note that in the recent shooting in Colorado, the survivors far outnumbered those killed, like 19:5. Even now, the US military is considering retiring the 5.56mm round and going to caliber intermediate between it and the former standard 7.62mm NATO round.

This didn’t get widespread exposure by the MSM, so you may not have seen it:
https://bearingarms.com/tomknighton/2018/04/20/ar-15-used-repeal-home-invasion-30-rounds-fired-n32314

However, in any event, you challenged the readers with “Do you have any evidence that the Dems are….are actively trying to steal the United States from its people?” I responded with examples of Democrat presidents usurping the power of Congress and behaving like a dictator. Unless you are advocating that the end justifies any means, your question of “How is that not a good thing?”, shows that two wrongs don’t make a right.

Tony_G
Reply to  Clyde Spencer
December 12, 2022 11:19 am

“Even now, the US military is considering retiring the 5.56mm round”

I was not aware of that, interesting.

The civilian near-equivalent .223 is considered too low-powered for hunting. In some states, it’s not even legal. In mine, it is legal but “not recommended”

“Assault weapon” seems to typically be defined as “black and scary looking”, not by any sort of functionality.

Clyde Spencer
Reply to  Tony_G
December 12, 2022 4:52 pm

I believe a 6.5mm round is currently in favor as the replacement.

niceguy12345
Reply to  Tony_G
December 20, 2022 1:49 pm

Lately I think assault means any firearm with large mag.
Large is >9. lol

Simon
Reply to  Clyde Spencer
December 11, 2022 10:05 pm

Hell, even Trump at one point was talking about banning assault rifles. That was until the NRA got to him.

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Clyde Spencer
Reply to  Simon
December 12, 2022 9:37 am

The interesting thing is that even a president can be mislead by the MSM. Few people can actually provide the legal definition of an “assault weapon.” Yet, many are in favor of Prior Restraint bans of something they can’t define.

Once Trump was educated by someone who actually knew what they were talking about, he saw the error of his ways. What would you do if you were shown that you were wrong? Wait, I already know the answer to that.

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niceguy12345
Reply to  Clyde Spencer
December 20, 2022 1:47 pm

Also, weapon of war. The the hell is a weapon of war?
Used in a war?
Normal service weapon of a regular unit? Special?

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Simon
December 12, 2022 3:20 am

“I know you don’t agree with their politics, and that they are not doing what you want, but they are implementing policies they campaigned on.”

Did they campaign on lying to the American people? No, they kept that quiet.

Several polls done after the 2020 election showed that if people had known about Hunter Biden’s laptop content and the Biden family corruption that 10 percent of those who voted for Biden would not have voted for him.

That 10 percent would have made Trump president.

See how lying changes history?

As I said, stay tuned in January.

Simon
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 12, 2022 10:32 am

“Did they campaign on lying to the American people? No, they kept that quiet.”
Well knock me over with a feather. A politician who hasn’t been entirely honest. I’m sure you will agree with me that Trump (although I get you like his policies)hasn’t been the most pure politician in US history. In fact doesn’t he hold some sort of record for the most lies told by a president? https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/01/24/trumps-false-or-misleading-claims-total-30573-over-four-years/

“Several polls done after the 2020 election showed that if people had known about Hunter Biden’s laptop content and the Biden family corruption that 10 percent of those who voted for Biden would not have voted for him.”
I’m sure that is true. But there are lots of polls now that say that both Trump and Biden should hang up their boots…. Polls also predicted Biden would beat Trump in the election, but that didn’t stop Trump convincing his base that he won.

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Luke B
Reply to  Simon
December 11, 2022 10:32 pm

Amateur move. The real con is to endanger minority groups while loudly professing your support for them, to undermine the functioning of democracy in multiple ways while declaring your undying support for democracy, and to claim to be appalled at unhinged statements about the constitution while ignoring its actual text at nearly any opportunity.

Simon
Reply to  Luke B
December 12, 2022 1:00 am

Can I suggest you try writing a shorter sentence so you make some sense.

B Zipperer
Reply to  Tom Abbott
December 10, 2022 9:58 pm

Tom:
Sinema in my estimation should be thanked for doing two things (along with Sen. Manchin):
1) preventing passage of a bill to federalize all state elections, and 2) preventing a bill to remove the Senate filibuster provision [requiring 60 votes rather than 51 to pass legislation].
Otherwise, she has mostly voted with the Democrats on other things.

But yes, many Republicans are part of the problem.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  B Zipperer
December 11, 2022 4:49 am

I’ll agree with that. But I wouldn’t vote for either Sinema or Manchin in the future, if it were my choice.

Joseph Zorzin
December 10, 2022 5:37 am

Freeman Dyson: unorthodox to the end
https://physicsworld.com/a/freeman-dyson-unorthodox-to-the-end/

In 2006 Dyson published The Scientist as Rebel, in which he questioned the role of human activity in global warming, putting him in conflict with the scientific consensus. Later, in another interview with Physics World (January 2008), he said that the money being spent on addressing climate change should instead be targeted at “other problems that are more urgent and more important such a poverty, infectious diseases, public education and health”. He also said that thinking about potential benefits of climate change “will not do us any harm”.

Dyson believed that the science underpinning global warming is faulty and had challenged the motivations of climate scientists and activists. Referring to the climate campaigner and former US vice-president Al Gore, Dyson once said that “his claims regarding the climate are not based on science. The scientists just go along with it. It’s nice to be important and the way to be important if you are a climate scientist is to say we’re running into a tremendous disaster. It’s a form of corruption in a way”.

Dyson also publicly criticized climate scientist and activist James Hansen, who responded that Dyson was ill-informed about the science. Dyson said that his contrarian views on climate change arose from his philosophical outlook. He described himself as a humanist, rather than a “naturalist”. He said that naturalists believe “nature knows best”, while humanists believe that “humans have the right and the duty to reconstruct nature so that humans and the biosphere can both survive and prosper”.

Pat from Kerbob
Reply to  Joseph Zorzin
December 10, 2022 8:07 am

Bookmarked

Great guy

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Joseph Zorzin
December 11, 2022 4:52 am

“Dyson also publicly criticized climate scientist and activist James Hansen, who responded that Dyson was ill-informed about the science.”

That’s funny. A charlatan like Hansen criticizing a genius like Dyson.

You are out of your league, James.

quelgeek
December 10, 2022 6:15 am

Retractable dog leads should be banned.

Discuss.

abolition man
Reply to  quelgeek
December 10, 2022 7:50 am

Retractable leads can be effective if used properly, but many people don’t know how. I recommend carrying a folding knife on your belt or in your pocket. If someone allows their leash to get near you, simply cut it and claim self defense! Londoners are on their own!

nailheadtom
Reply to  abolition man
December 10, 2022 8:11 am

That’s not the important issue with dogs and people. It’s drivers tooling around town with a dog on their lap. Sadly, no statistics are kept on traffic accidents, injuries and fatalities where dogs cavorting in the passenger compartment of autos are involved. No one can ever predict exactly what a dog might do at any given moment. It’s the essence of irresponsibility for a driver to allow a dog in the front seat of a car.

Brad-DXT
Reply to  nailheadtom
December 10, 2022 8:50 am

My puppy (1 1-2 years) likes to see out the front window and lick my ear while I’m driving. He weighs over 130 pounds so he’s not going to sit in my lap. I wouldn’t allow him to get in the front compartment because he would pretty much fill it up.
You mentioned accidents, injuries, and fatalities but you didn’t mention comprehensive damages. I no longer have a cover on my console compartment. Apparently they didn’t design it to withstand that amount of weight on the hinge. I have no idea what a new console would cost on my vehicle but I’m sure it is in the thousands.

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Tomsa
Reply to  Brad-DXT
December 10, 2022 3:19 pm

Our dog (cocker spaniel) loves to sit on the console and we do allow that for very short distances but then ask her to go into the back seat which she does without complaint.

Paul Hurley
Reply to  quelgeek
December 11, 2022 7:18 am

Not being a dog owner, I have no position on this matter. However, there are many dog owners in my neighborhood, and the vast majority are quite responsible. I have one complaint. The hood doesn’t have sidewalks, so dog walkers, like other pedestrians, must walk along the side of the streets. Now that the daylight hours are shorter in the northern hemisphere, it’s dark-ish when people walk their dogs in the late afternoon/early evening, and it can be very difficult for drivers to spot a dog on a leash. It would be of great assistance if dog walkers would outfit their dog and leash (and themselves) with high visibility and reflective material so drivers are alerted.

 

CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 7:00 am

There are literally hundreds of locations that show no warming. Do the laws of physics cease to exist at these locations? Until you can explain why CO2 didn’t warm these locations you can’t blame CO2 for warming other locations. At least that is how it works in real science.
https://imgur.com/a/IrE63Xo

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Pat from Kerbob
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 8:08 am

You sound like one of those idiotic Canadians.
Like me
😀

RickWill
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 1:03 pm

How about – CO2 does not work in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

Or could it be that December sunlight, the month of highest sunlight in the Southern Hemisphere, peaked around 600 years ago.

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CO2isLife
Reply to  RickWill
December 10, 2022 5:03 pm

What does incoming light have to do with anything? CO2 is transparent to visible incoming radiation. CO2 thermalizes outgoing LWIR.

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AGW is Not Science
Reply to  CO2isLife
December 10, 2022 6:35 pm

“Do the laws of physics cease to apply in your town? Are these magic CO2 molecules? Did you buy them from the same guy that sold Jack in the Beanstalk his beanstalk beans?!”

SteveE
December 10, 2022 8:06 am

Can someone explain to me why large aircraft using hydrogen as fuel are better than fossil fuel powered?

Brad-DXT
Reply to  SteveE
December 10, 2022 8:53 am

Increased “green” jobs.
Also the need for more ancilliary jobs in engineering, firefighting, coroners, morticians.

SteveE
Reply to  Brad-DXT
December 10, 2022 9:03 am

I was thinking more along the lines of “exhaust composed of water versus carbon dioxide”, but I can’t argue the green jobs point…

CO2isLife
Reply to  SteveE
December 10, 2022 10:06 am

Been there done that.

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Mike Dombroski
December 10, 2022 1:09 pm

A new voice on energy who’s well worth checking out is B.F. Randall. He’s an environmental lawyer who’s been making a big splash with long detailed Twitter threads (now converted to Substack posts). His Twitter handle is @Mining_Atoms . Here’s his astounding Decouple interview:

https://youtu.be/LpzotPijrxA

richardnz00
December 10, 2022 5:22 pm

Has anyone seen the talk given by Valentina Zharkova? In this she basically claims that our current global warming can be completely explained by the fact that the orbit of the Earth wobbles with respect to the Sun and it moves closer to the Sun at times and further at others, due to the Sun revolving around its baryonic centre. In the current millennium, it has moved closer to the Sun, and in fact, the Summer solstice occurred on the 5th of July rather than the 21st of June adding a substantial amount of Solar irradiance to the Earth.
Despite that, the Sun is heading towards a “Modern Solar Minimum” from next year for the next 30 years which will cause significant global cooling (a mini ice age).
What I found especially interesting was that, when she came out with her paper stating that the Sun has moved closer to the Earth due to its baryonic movement, a climate scientist, instead of investigating her claim, immediately came out with a statement to say that was false, which he later had to retract.
You can listen to her rather interesting talk here:

Graham
Reply to  richardnz00
December 10, 2022 6:01 pm

It has always been the sun as many here have explained many times .
CO2 ,Methane and Nitrous Oxide are very small players and will not cause very minimal if any warming from now on .
We all ready had some global cooling in New Zealand with severe late spring frosts in October which has done immense harm to many flowering horticultural crops .
Our Prime Nut Minister Jacinda blamed the frosts on climate change.
What will she have to say when the climate starts getting really cold?

richardnz00
Reply to  Graham
December 10, 2022 6:07 pm

She won’t be around. Not as PM anyway. So she won’t have to explain anything. She has done enough damage already.

Tom in Florida
Reply to  richardnz00
December 11, 2022 6:24 am

“In the current millennium, it has moved closer to the Sun, and in fact, the Summer solstice occurred on the 5th of July rather than the 21st of June adding a substantial amount of Solar irradiance to the Earth.”

So wrong. In 2022, the NH summer solstice was June 21, aphelion was July 4. Since perihelion was Jan 4, it balances out except that the Earth is farther from the Sun on July 4 than it is on Jan 4. Aphelion and perihelion change very slowly over thousands of years.

Steve Case
December 10, 2022 7:50 pm

Tony_G
Reply to  Steve Case
December 11, 2022 1:50 pm

The full title, since it’s cut off and linked with no explanatory text, is “WHAT? Albo says solar panels can charge your electric car at night”

niceguy12345
Reply to  Tony_G
December 12, 2022 10:06 am

French MP Alma Dufour (LFI = La France Insoumise also known la farce insoumise also les soumis à l’islamisation / NUPES) says we don’t need storage and intermittent renewable energy is fine because the electric grid is a storage device.

« …le réseau est déjà un outil de stockage particulièrement efficace »

https://seppi.over-blog.com/2022/12/energies-renouvelables-et-la-deputee-nupes/lfi-alma-dufour-betise-crasse-ou-cynisme-sans-bornes.html

MIke McHenry
December 12, 2022 8:12 am

IEA is claiming that global renewable power is expected to grow by 2400 gigawatts by 2027. Is that really possible?

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