Do Climate Projections Have Any Physical Meaning?

Guest essay by Pat Frank This essay expands on a point made in a previous post here at WUWT, that climate models do not produce a unique solution to the energy state of the climate. Unique solutions are the source of physical meaning in science, and make a physical theory both predictive and falsifiable. Predictive…

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More on Curry's climate model study saying they are 'not useful as projections for how the 21st century will actually evolve.'

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The new climate model study by Dr. Curry addressed in the February 21 WUWT article provides some very powerful conclusions regarding the unsuitability of using climate models for purposes of projecting future global climate behavior. In the Executive Summary of this study Dr. Curry delivers the bottom line on the…

Madness: climate 'projections' can now be used as evidence to list endangered species

From the Center for Biological Diversity and the “data, we don’t need no steekin data!” department: Appeals Court Reinstates Endangered Species Act Protections for Bearded Seals Judges Cite Loss of Sea Ice, Predictions by ‘Overwhelming Majority of World’s Climate Scientists’ ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A federal appeals court today upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to protect…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #343

The Week That Was: 2019-01-12 (January 12, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “There is no such thing as consensus science. If it’s consensus, it isn’t science. If it’s science, itds isn’t consensus. Period.” — Michael Crichton. [H/t William Readdy] Number of the…

Integrated pathways for meeting climate targets and ensuring access to safe water

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 11-Jan-2019 International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis IIASA researchers have led work to develop new pathways showing how the world can develop water and energy infrastructure consistent with both the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for…