NOT a Game Changer

By Rud Istvan ctm asked what I thought about the 7/31/2019 Forbes article by James Conca headed, “Net Zero Natural Gas Plant Game Changer.” My quick answer after reading the piece was, not much. He asked me to write up a WUWT guest post. I decided to research it rather than rely on Forbes; turns…

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Game Changer: Huge Alaskan Oil Find

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oilprice.com has announced discovery of 1.2 billion barrels of oil on Alaska’s North Slope, which they expect will revitalise Alaska’s oil industry. Huge Oil Find Could Save Alaska’s Oil Sector By Nick Cunningham – Mar 10, 2017, 1:30 PM CST Spanish oil firm Repsol SA just announced the largest onshore oil discovery…

This New Battery is a Game Changer

Lighter Cheaper More Powerful Battery Changes Renewable Economics Guest essay by Roger E. Sowell, Esq. Marina del Rey, California It is not often on SLB that I use the phrase “game-changer.”  Most things progress, if they progress at all, in small increments.  This time, though, is one of those that deserves the phrase game-changer. The innovation…

The Guardian: Climategate was 'a game changer'

Despite regular attempts by head in the sand AGW cheerleaders to make it go away, Climategate continues to affect the path of climate science. This endorsement of the Climategate effect comes from a most unlikely source, The Guardian’s Fred Pearce, who also writes for The New Scientist. Most telling about all of the investigations so…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #370

The Week That Was: 2019-08-03 (August 3, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.”— Michael Crichton [H/t William Readdy] Number of the Week: 1998 and 2016 THIS WEEK: By…

The New Green Threat: Extinction Rebellion

Translated from The Ilmastotiede blog If you’ve seen news reports of this winter’s climate campaigns, you may have spotted logos and banners of Extinction Rebellion. Is it just another new climate movement? It didn’t really show up on my radar until after I started wondering why climate activism suddenly seems to be following very similar…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #334

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Importance of Clouds: MIT Sloan Professor of Meteorology emeritus Richard Lindzen wrote TWTW stating that, in the past weeks, TWTW may have underemphasized the importance of clouds and overemphasized water vapor…