New Report: Carbon capture would make renewables and nuclear energy look cheap

Eminent energy economist warns that carbon capture and storage will never be viable CCS would make renewables and nuclear energy look cheap That is the stark message of Professor Gordon Hughes, Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and a former adviser to the World Bank. In a new report published by the Global…

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Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick

More Scared Climate Scientists Share Their “Feelings”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall What do you do when your feeble climate evidence fails to convince? Climate scientists reveal their fears for the future Cradling her newborn baby girl, heatwave expert Sarah Perkins Kirkpatrick admits to feeling torn between the joy of motherhood and anxiety over her first-born child’s future. “I always wanted a…

2017 Global temperatures are leveling off – near 1980 temperature anomaly (depending on who you ask)

From the “dashed hopes for the warmest year evar!” department comes this update from Dr. Ryan Maue on the global surface temperature: Via Twitter: Global temperatures have generally settled to +0.26°C compared to 1981-2010 climatology continuing downward glide thru 2017 (black line) He adds: Tropical vs. non-tropical temperature anomalies have balanced out mostly for the…