Monday Mirthiness: Climate Lessons from King Canute

Guest humor by Viv Forbes, Washpool   Qld Australia Climate Aristocrats and Bureaucrats from 190 nations are meeting in Bonn, dreaming up rules to “prevent the globe from warming more than 2°C”. They have forgotten the lesson of mighty King Canute – he demonstrated that not even his great power could control nature by rolling back…

The tower of power falls short -produces only 30% of capacity

Solar Tower with Thermal Energy Storage: A “Consolidated” Technology with a Single Plant of Decent Size Built on Earth Producing Less Than 30% of the Planned Electricity Guest essay by Albert Parker If we consider the latest (2017) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Annual Technology Baseline data, [1] and [2], they say current representative technology for…

A look at the workings of ‘Climate Propaganda Inc.’

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Left and Right in America are in thrall to propaganda. Here is the latest in climate doomsterism. This shows how it turns science into propaganda. It does not explain why we love these stories. It does not explain how we can regain our skepticism and desire…

GISS Global Land-Ocean Temperature Index Vs GHCN

Guest analysis by Mark Fife This is the state of the world’s surface temperatures according to NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies from 1880 through 2017. It is indeed a very bleak picture. As I see it, this is showing an exponential rise in temperatures starting at the beginning of the 20th century. Of course,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #313

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Where’s the Theory? Last week’s TWTW discussed the report by the National Association of Scholars presenting the causes, consequences, and recommendations for reforms in the failure to be able to reproduce studies in the medical profession. The…