The New Pause lengthens by another month to 5 years 7 months

The New Pause continues. To the end of December 2020, it was 5 years 4 months. To the end of January 2021, it was 5 years 6 months. To the…

Sister Flatulenta of the Breath of Heaven

That he should thus have wasted the first opportunity in three decades for Britain to chair the Security Council shows how poor is his judgment both about matters of science…

Some Texas coastal fisheries devastated by 2021 freeze, but it’s nothing new

The reality is the back-to-back winter storms kept temperatures low enough, long enough, to kill millions of fishes, thousands of sea turtles, and countless other marine creatures. Contrast this reality…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #444

“For every problem, there is at least one solution that is simple, neat – and wrong.” ‒ attributed variously to H.L. Mencken, Peter Drucker, Mark Twain, and others

Predicting and planning for the next polar vortex?

Americans know a lot about planning for hurricanes, and about voluntary and mandatory evacuations. They also know that some hurricanes bring major damage to urban and rural areas, and that…

Environmental Justice Risks from Hyper-Local Monitoring are Exaggerated

However, the monitors used over-estimated inhalable particulate concentrations considerably, particularly at the higher rates they claimed are hurting local communities. As a result, the numbers that they claim prove the…

The Return of Sue and Settle

You may recall a 2009 Obama EPA memo, obtained for CEI in the “Richard Windsor” FOIA litigation, laying out the intended reframing of the climate campaign — the “shift from…

The myth (and phony math) of ‘green’ jobs

Electric vehicles are just part of the Green New Biden Deal. Surrendering our economy to the Paris climate accords and its draconian environmental restraints is another. Abandoning oil, gas and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #443

“Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know…

HadCRUT5 shows 14% more global warming since 1850 than HadCRUT4

They’re at it again. The old lady of temperature datasets – HadCRUT, the only global dataset to reach back to 1850 – has released its revised monthly global mean surface…

Cold Snaps Expose Climate Science Fragility

Some climate scientists argue CO2 induced “Arctic Amplification” causing warmer polar temperatures which increased the jet stream’s waviness. However, there is no consensus for their hypothesis, and some argue there…

Stock of Alt-Energy Quadrupled during the Pandemic. What’s Up?

The COVID-19 epidemic and the response to it have devastated the economy. However, the alternative energy stock indexes quadrupled on average, including 150% growth before the US elections.

Why I Am a Climate Realist

by Vijay Jayaraj In 2008, I was in my early 20s and about to complete my undergraduate degree in engineering. Despite being in a remote part of Asia with no…

WHEN SMART PEOPLE GET THE CLIMATE CRAZIES

If Machiavelli set out to devise a strategy to drive the greatest wealth transfer in history, monetizing “climate change” on the pretext of saving planet Earth from an anthropogenic apocalypse…

The vice that is virtue-signaling

One of the reasons why rabbis and priests have generally, and creditably, stood firm against totalitarianism – often at the cost of their lives – is that those who would…

Weakest link to EV growth is the material supply chain

The worldwide plans for EV domination of the vehicle population are like having the plans to build a large house without sufficient materials being available to ever finish the house.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #442

The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie–deliberate, contrived and dishonest–but the myth–persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears.…

Suspect science threatens US farming – again

It’s the “precautionary principle” at its very worst: always focusing on alleged, highly speculative risks of using chemicals – never on the risks of not using them; always highlighting risks…

Review of Biomass Calculations in Achieving Net Zero Emissions Scenario.

The current practice of using trees as a renewable and carbon neutral option simple does not make sense in theory or practice. If we want to reduce our carbon emissions…

Biden & Democrats conceal U.S. CO2 decreases of 3.4 billion tons from natural gas

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin In his first week in office Biden and his Democrats ordered the suspension of leases for fossil fuel development on federal lands and offshore waters and…

Nor’easters would be disastrous to a Green America

Wind chills below zero from a nor’easter have hit much of the country. President Biden’s push to go Green at any cost would leave America dependent on intermittent electricity from…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #441

“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge…

The New Pause lengthens from 5 years 4 months to 5 years 6 months

If there’s one thing that upsets true-believers in the cult of Thermageddon, it’s a Pause in global warming. The first Pause lasted 224 months. Now another one appears to have…

@ govkristinoem Kristi Noem, Here’s Something You Can Deliver for the American People

Global warming is the religion of choice for militant atheists, without which their meaningless lives would seem empty, hollow, depressing and pointless. The former science journalist Nicholas Wade makes a…