Chaos & Climate – Part 3: Chaos & Models

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   “The climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.”  – IPCC TAR WG1, Working Group I: The Scientific Basis Introduction:  The IPCC has long recognized that the Earth’s climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system.   Unfortunately,…

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Chaos & Climate – Part 4: An Attractive Idea

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen “The climate system is a coupled non-linear chaotic system, and therefore the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.”  – IPCC TAR WG1, Working Group I: The Scientific Basis Introduction:  (if you’ve read the previous installments, you may skip this intro) The IPCC has long recognized that the…

Chaos & Climate – Part 1: Linearity

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen “…we should recognise that we are dealing with a coupled nonlinear chaotic system, and therefore that the long-term prediction of future climate states is not possible.” – IPCC AR4 WG1           Introduction: The IPCC has long recognized that the climate system is 1) nonlinear and therefore,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #399

The Week That Was: 2020-02-15 (February 15, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “”Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties…

Weekly Energy and Climate News Roundup #398

The Week That Was: 2020-02-08 (February 8, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.” – Francis Bacon Number…

Alarmists Propose Rebranding ‘Climate Change’ for Greater Shock Value

Climate Change, Climate Weirding, Climate Destruction, CLIMATE EMERGENCY! And now, our new and improved…. From Breitbart Climate change alarmists are pushing for a change in vocabulary to scare people into taking global warming more seriously, starting with terms like “global meltdown” and “climate collapse.” Writing for AdAge this week, Aaron Hall argues that in order…