Boris Johnson battling alone on world stage to save COP26 climate conference as other countries demand it be delayed

From The Sun Natasha Clark | Harry Cole 13 Apr 2021, 23:38 | Updated: 13 Apr 2021, 23:39 BORIS Johnson is now battling alone on the world stage to save the COP26…

Telescopes Unite in Unprecedented Observations of Famous Black Hole

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Ocean temperature reconstructed over the last 700,000 years

Bern’s ice core researchers were already able to demonstrate in 2008 how the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has changed over the past 800,000 years. Now, using the same…

Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change

Floating solar is likely to make an important contribution to the decarbonisation of the world’s energy supplies. In a stroke of serendipity, our research suggests this could have the added…

Claim: US power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

Given advancements in wind, solar, and battery technologies, these resources are likely to play important near-term roles in further power-sector decarbonization. According to the study, a large share of the…

German coal phaseout… lasted only 8 days

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In woke “science” there is no falsifiable hypothesis. In place of that, we have the official orthodox consensus view. The official orthodox consensus view has been arrived at by all…

For Mexico’s president, the future isn’t renewable energy — it’s coal

López Obrador’s devotion to fossil fuels and rejection of cleaner energy at a time when most nations are moving in the opposite direction has dismayed environmentalists, who warn that Mexico…

Current climate model simulations overestimate future sea-level rise

The current climate model simulations, which do not take ocean eddies into account, project that the ocean temperatures around Antarctica are increasing under climate change. The new high-resolution simulation shows…

Poop core records 4,300 years of bat diet and environment

“As a piece of work showing what you can do with poo, this study breaks new ground,” said Michael Bird, a researcher in environmental change in the tropics at James…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #450

“Arrogance comes in a variety of forms. The arrogance of great wealth, the arrogance of great power, the arrogance of great beauty, and the arrogance of a great master are…

India ignores media preaching on ‘net zero carbon’

When first-world reporters write about the developing world’s ongoing love affair with fossil fuels, their reports are “not necessarily the news!” Instead, they editorialize in nearly every story about the…

France declares ‘calamité agricole’ after record cold

Farmers across France will receive government support after the agriculture minister acknowledged the damage the cold had wreaked on crops; with the cold snap set to continue across the country.…

MWP & LIA In The Ross Sea

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How we fool ourselves. Part II: Scientific consensus building

The consensus building process acts to amplify personal biases, and marginalizes disagreement from either a majority opinion or the opinion of the loudest or most motivated person in the room.…

A song of ice and fiber

This is the first time a distributed acoustic sensing interrogator system had been used to capture data on the seafloor of the Arctic or Antarctic oceans, and the team sees…

NASA’s Mars Helicopter to Make First Flight Attempt Sunday

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Exploration of ocean currents beneath the ‘Doomsday Glacier’

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Clean energy? The world’s demand for copper could be catastrophic for communities and environments

Mining companies cannot pay their way out of biodiversity loss, extreme poverty, and corruption risk. If they don’t engage these big challenges before the copper boom gets underway these impacts…

A Greenhouse Gas Planetary Temperature Formula to Put Nikolov and Zeller’s Pressure Formula in Context

So, in terms of corresponding to underlying physics, I expect my formula is basically nonsense. But, it has at least as much correspondence to the underlying physics as is the…

The Lady Doth Protest Too Much, We Think

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To keep economies, lifestyles, and prosperity continuing their growth among humanity, the world’s focus should be toward the development of clones or generics to the oil derivatives that have made…

NASA’s NICER Finds X-ray Boosts in the Crab Pulsar’s Radio Bursts

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Germany’s Windexit…Old Wind Turbines Dismantled Without Replacement…Looming “Massive Power Outage”?

For the proponents of green energies, Germany’s retreat is baffling in the least. Veronika Grimm, Energy Transition Commission of the Federal Government is convinced that, contrary to the opinion of…