Rutan, Lovelock & Branson

Guest post by David Archibald, Burt Rutan is one of the most interesting men on the planet. He has designed 46 aircraft, six of which are included in the collection of the National Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport. One of his designs, Voyager, was the first to fly nonstop around the world on…

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Reform USAID energy aid policies now!

President Trump should direct USAID to support coal and gas, not just wind and solar Paul Driessen and David Wojick Apparently unable to grasp the cruel irony, USAID Commissioner Mark Green boasts that “electricity enables access to refrigeration to store fish, milk and vaccines. Electricity brightens the night and helps schoolchildren study. Electricity allows businesses…

Bush bull

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley This will be a long posting, because it is necessary to nail the childish myth that global warming caused the bushfires in Australia. The long, severe drought in Australia, culminating in the most extensive bushfires in recent history, ought to have aroused sympathy for the cattle-ranchers who have lost their…

Hijacking Australian 2019 Bushfire Tragedies to Fearmonger Climate Change

Guest post by Jim Steele, director emeritus of the Sierra Nevada Field Campus, SFSU and author of Landscapes and Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism. As is customary now, whenever tragedy strikes, the internet buzzes with articles blaming climate change. Hijacking the tragic Australia’s bushfires was to be expected. For instance, Microsoft’s MSN website…

When Warming is Cooling!

Guest post by Jim Steele, Published in the Pacifica Tribune December 31, 2019 What’s Natural? When Warming is Cooling! The media has been awash with doomsday headlines, trumpeting a human-caused “climate crisis” simply because the estimated average global temperature has risen about 1.7°F since the end of the cold Little Ice Age 150 years ago.…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #392

The Week That Was: 2019-12-28 (December 28, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: When asked, what he would tell a generation living 1,000 years from now, Bertrand Russell (1959) replied: “I should like to say two things, one intellectual and one moral: “The intellectual…

Climate alarmist banks go carbon-colonialist

Africa must move forward without them, using fossil and nuclear energy to build prosperity By Paul Driessen and David Wojick Africa has the world’s lowest electrification rate. Its power consumption per capita is just 613 kilowatt-hours per year, compared to 6,500 kWh in Europe and 13,000 in the United States, African Development Bank (AfDB) President…

Oreskes Vs. Oreskes

By Rud Istvan, edited by Charles Rotter WUWT reader Max alerted us to a 1994 Naomi Oreskes et. al. paper published in the prestigious journal Science. Her paper was a critical analysis of Earth Science numerical models. I asked Rud to take a look, since he had previously written on climate models both here and…

3 degrees C?

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on December 23, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Is 3 C warming over the 21st century now the ‘best estimate’?  A reframing of how we think about climate change over the 21st century, and my arguments for 1 C. There has been much discussion over…