The Marvelous and Mysterious Monarch

Guest essay by Kip Hansen   The marvelous Monarch Butterfly is an icon of biological mystery.  When I was born, circa 1950, monarchs were known to fly north into southern Texas every spring by the millions.  In the Fall, tourists would go to Cape May, New Jersey, timing their visits to watch the beauty and…

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

I’ve been able to take some much needed time-off, thanks to Charles Rotter aka “Charles the Moderator”, but I wanted to say how much I appreciate this opportunity to reach around the world with our message, and to touch lives. I’ve been given a great gift. I also wish to thank Kip Hansen, who was…

The Heartland Greenpeace Business Report

By Andy May An intriguing report on the Greenpeace business model and philosophy has just been published by the Heartland Institute and can be downloaded here. The report was researched and written by Dr. Michael Connolly, Dr. Ronan Connolly and Dr. Imelda Connolly all of Ireland, Dr. Patrick Moore of Canada is one of the…

An Assessment of the 4th National Climate Assessment

By Andy May The U.S. Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) Volume II is out and generating a lot of discussion. Volume II, Impacts Risks and Adaptation in the United States to climate change can be downloaded here (Reidmiller, et al. 2018). Volume I, published last year, on the physical science behind the assessment is here (Wuebbles, et al. 2017). The mainstream…

Exaggerated Risk and Urgency Redux

Guest Opinion by Kip Hansen   As if the latest IPCC 1.5 °-limit report wasn’t alarmist enough,  a mob of 23 authors, including a couple of the usual suspects, double down on it with  a Review Article in Nature Climate Change titled “Broad threat to humanity from cumulative climate hazards intensified by greenhouse gas emissions.”…

WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund — THANK YOU!

Quick Note from Kip Hansen LATE BREAKING NEWS:  In a surprise gesture,  Mark Steyn has mentioned this fund raiser on his blog.   Thus we are opening up donations again, and will direct them a little more broadly in Paradise. Donations are still being accepted at:   WUWT Camp Fire Relief * * * * *…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #335

The Week That Was: 2018-11-17 (November 17, 2018) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “If you thought that science was certain – well, that is just an error on your part.” ― Richard P. Feynman   Number of the Week: $51.5 Billion in subsidies…

FACTFULNESS: A Book Review

Book review by Kip Hansen   Hans Rosling’s FACTFULNESS : Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think is currently Amazon’s #1 Best Seller in the category Probability & Statistics.  Walmart’s bookstore lists it in the Adult Non-Fiction Top 100. It gets fabulous reviews: “Inspiring and revelatory, filled with…