Critical Comments by Happer and Lindzen on SEC Rule

By Andy May Marcel Crok, co-founder of CLINTEL, a Dutch foundation, ask me to explain the U.S. controversy over the proposed SEC climate change rule for European audiences. Both the…

Why Does Boston Buy Natural Gas from Russia

My latest op-ed appeared in American Greatness while I was on vacation, and I missed it, here is a quote and the link. A photo of an LNG tanker carrying…

Replacing the World’s Fossil Fuels

By Andy May U.S. progressives are convinced that fossil fuels must be replaced with renewables by 2050. The IEA even has a plan to do it. How will this work?…

The Economic Cost of Eliminating Fossil Fuels

By Andy May The debate on how much impact humanity has on climate change continues. As nearly everyone knows by now, there is no observational evidence that humans have a…

What’s below the Greenland Ice?

By Andy May An interesting PNAS article discusses the deepest portion of the Camp Century Greenland Ice core. It is not paywalled. The researchers, led by Andrew Christ (Dept. of…

Is “Climate Change” science or pseudoscience?

By Andy May I have a new op-ed in the Washington Examiner today that questions whether “climate change,” as commonly defined today, is a scientific concept. The op-ed is a…

Climate Feedback Fact Checks CO2 Coalition

By Andy May The Climate Feedback website critiques my CO2Coalition article “Attributing global warming to humans.” Their factcheck is here. Like most “fact checks” these days it is a thinly…

America’s Huge Natural Gas Reserves

Greg Wrightstone, the Managing Director of the CO2 Coalition, has a new blog post describing the sadly underdeveloped super-giant natural gas fields along the U.S. East Coast. The combination of…

The SEC’s climate proposal is not grounded in sound science

By Andy May On March 22, 2022, the SEC released a new rule for public comment that would require public companies to report the climate-related impact of their businesses. Since…

A Peer-Reviewed Statistical Analysis of the 2020 Election

Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times reported on a new peer-reviewed paper that analyzes the results of the 2020 election and found Biden received 255,000 excess votes. It has been…

Atmospheric Fingerprint

By Andy May The IPCC believes that the change in solar radiation over the past 60 years nets to zero and has no trend beyond the normal ~11-year solar cycle.…

UAH vs. RSS

By Andy May Comments on my recent posts concerning HadCRUT5 surface and UAH Lower Troposphere temperatures often degrade to a comparison of the accuracy of RSS and UAH satellite temperatures.…

AR6 and Sea Level, Part 3, A Statistically Valid Forecast

Lots of pressure to publish this post early and it is raining this morning here in The Woodlands, so no golf. I checked it over and think it is OK.…

AR6 and Sea Level, Part 2: The complexity of measuring GMSL

By Andy May Thomas Frederikse and colleagues published a study of sea level data, considering both tide gauges and satellite data in 2020 (Frederikse, et al., 2020). This paper is…

AR6 and Sea Level Rise, Part 1

By Andy May This is the first of a three-part series on the IPCC’s discussion of sea level rise in their latest report, AR6 (IPCC, 2021). The report claims that…

Northern and Southern Hemisphere Warming

By Andy May It is common for the news media and consensus scientists to report global average surface temperatures without mentioning that both the warming rate and average temperatures vary…

Satellite and Surface Temperatures

By Andy May In the Great Climate Change Debate between Professor David Karoly and Professor Will Happer, Glenn Tamblyn was called upon to finish the consensus side of the debate…

Comparing AR5 to AR6

By Andy May The IPCC AR5 report was published in 2013 and the CMIP5 climate models they used, have been shown to predict faster warming than observed in the tropical…

Climate Model Democracy

By Andy May In my last post, I explained how the IPCC attempts to use climate models to show humans have caused the recent global warming. Models are useful for…

Attributing global warming to humans

The featured cartoon is by Josh, who graciously gave me permission to use it, his website is here. This cartoon is in Josh’s 2022 calendar, I think he still has…

Fracking in Poland

By Andy May So, what happened to European efforts to develop a shale gas and oil industry like we have in the United States? Recent shortages, Putin’s invasion of Ukraine,…

ExxonMobil Strikes Back!

By Andy May Update: Unfortunately, the Texas Supreme Court declined to review the court of appeals decision that the California governments do not have sufficient minimum contacts with Texas. This…

Should Government Control Scientific Research?

By Andy May This is the transcript of a talk I gave to the ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) South Texas Section January 20, 2022 Federal money allows…

IEA: Global Coal Power Generation to Reach a New High in 2022

By Andy May It’s official, the IEA believes that coal-powered electricity generation will rise 9% in 2021 to an all-time high, once the final numbers are in. For the details…