Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #350

The Week That Was: 2019-03-02 (March 2, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “No government has the right to decide on the truth of scientific principles, nor to prescribe in any way the character of the questions investigated. Neither may a government determine the…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #348

The Week That Was: 2019-02-16 (February 16, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – attributed to Albert Einstein.   Number of the Week: $425 billion plus back-up THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala,…

Influence of solar activity on European rainfall

Dr. Sebastian Luening writes to advise us of this. Press Release Institute of Hydrography, Geoecology and Climate Sciences (IFHGK), www.ifhgk.org 15th February 2019 Influence of solar activity on European rainfall A balanced level of precipitation provides the basis for a wide range of economic and social activities in Europe. Particularly agriculture, drinking water supply and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #280

The Week That Was: 2017-08-05 (August 5, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #268

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) Recap of John Christy’s Testimony: Described in the April 1 TWTW, the March 29 written testimony of John Christy provides further physical evidence refuting the hypothesis encompassed in the 1979 Chaney Report…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #163

The Week That Was: 2015-01-10 (January 10, 2015) 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) Fooling Nature? Before the UN Climate Conference in Peru in December, several US government agencies, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)…

Periodic climate oscillations

Guest essay by: Horst-Joachim Lüdecke, EIKE, Jena, Germany Alexander Hempelmann, Hamburg Observatory, Hamburg, Germany Carl Otto Weiss, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig, Germany In a recent paper [1] we Fourier-analyzed central-european temperature records dating back to 1780. Contrary to expectations the Fourier spectra consist of spectral lines only, indicating that the climate is dominated by periodic processes…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-01-12 (January 12, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP www.SEPP.org Quote of the Week: “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind…