Wandering polar bears are the new starving polar bears, falsely blamed on climate change

This means that the ‘scientists’ quoted below by The Times were making up nonsense for the media, who apparently didn’t think to question it. ‘Polar bear treks 1,500 miles south…

EPA Updates Its “Climate Change Indicators”

In other words, well more than half of the seemingly scary increase in temperature since 1901 shown in the EPA graph has just gone away in the last 16 months.…

Scientists invent a method for predicting solar radio flux for two years ahead

Scientists at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and their colleagues from the University of Graz & the Kanzelhöhe Observatory (Austria) and the ESA European Space Operations Centre…

MIT unveils a new action plan to tackle the climate crisis

Using the campus as a living testbed, the Institute has studied every aspect of its operations to assess their climate impacts, including heating and cooling, electricity, lighting, materials, and transportation.…

Answer to a review of Seim and Olsen paper: “The influence of IR Absorption and Backscatter Radiation from CO2”

By Thorstein Seim and Borgar T. Olsen A review in WattsUpWithThat was performed on our paper by Kevin Kilty. It is found here. The reviewer´s criticism of the paper was…

New NASA Data Sheds (Sun) Light on Climate Models

The team found that the TSIS-1 data had more energy present in visible light wavelengths and less in the near-infrared wavelengths compared to the older SORCE reconstruction. These differences meant…

First test of tropical seaweed farming for biofuels production begins off Puerto Rico

“Facilitating research of this nature will be key for the development of sustainable aquaculture in this area,” says Roberson. “We have tested similar farm designs in New England and Alaska,…

Presentation by Ross McKitrick: is a worst case scenario (of Climate Change) really bad?

With uncertain climate effects, very costly abatement policies (applies both for Kyoto and Paris), overestimation of both the CO2 and temperature trends, low to zero estimates for the Social Cost…

North Atlantic Nonsense

So the myth of the maritime, equable climate brought to Europe by the Gulf Stream really needs to be seen for what it is – a myth. It is perhaps…

How are polar bears doing 15 years after the IUCN declared them ‘vulnerable’ to extinction?

What we’ve learned over the last 15 years is that polar bears only require sea ice until about mid-May or mid-June (depending on the latitude) and again in the late…

BOMBSHELL: NAOMI ORESKES ON RETAINER WITH PLAINTIFFS’ LAW FIRM

A major bombshell dropped today about the nationally coordinated climate litigation campaign after it was revealed that Naomi Oreskes – the Harvard researcher and well-known “Exxon Knew” activist – is…

Landmark study casts doubt on controversial theory linking melting Arctic to severe winter weather

Every time severe winter weather strikes the United States or Europe, reporters are fond of saying that global warming may be to blame. The paradox goes like this: As Arctic…

Biden Wants $10 Billion To Put Young People To Work On Environmental Projects

13 Minute program on of how the proposal is a reboot of the FDR’s New Deal.

California’s Zero Carbon Plans: Can Anybody Here Do Basic Arithmetic?

Always GW, never GWH. Trying to get any useful information out of these people is almost impossible. I think they are all completely innumerate. Out of 40 million people in…

Climate Reflections

Many here at WUWT may have, as I previously did, thought that a ‘scientific’ rebuttal sufficed against warmunists (see footnote 22 to essay Climatastrososphistry in ebook Blowing Smoke for the…

China’s Tiangong space station: what it is, what it’s for, and how to see it

The station orbits Earth every 91 minutes. Once you find the time of the station’s next pass over your location (at night – you won’t be able to see it…

An Electronic Analog to Climate Feedback

Here we simulate a “test rig” for illustrating the difference between Christopher Monckton’s approach to projecting equilibrium climate sensitivity (“ECS”) and what he says climatology’s approach is. (ECS is the…

Brewery creates nasty ‘Torched Earth Ale’ to show how climate change will affect beer taste

We give you: The Beer of the Future (that we hope doesn’t exist). Without aggressive climate action now, the impacts will be felt even in the beer aisle. Let’s work…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and…

Rapid lifestyle changes during early COVID-19 pandemic had no impact on climate change

Despite the rapid and significant changes in consumption patterns witnessed during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese households maintained their normal levels of greenhouse gases emissions. The “anthropause”…

Climate book shelf

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 10, 2021 by curryja | by Judith Curry Reviews of new books by Steve Koonin, Matthew Kahn and Marc Morano. A year ago, we…

The performance of UK Weather Dependent Renewables: 2002 – 2020

And it is already happening in the UK: the “trip” of an Offshore wind farm on a breezy summer afternoon contributed to the major UK power outage of 9/8/2019. As…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #454

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.” — attributed to Confucius.

Supernovae twins open up new possibilities for precision cosmology

Cosmologists have found a way to double the accuracy of measuring distances to supernova explosions – one of their tried-and-true tools for studying the mysterious dark energy that is making…