Caught lying: The #BidenHarris2020 Fossil Fuel Frack Flip Flop

If you ever wondered what “say anything” looks like in a political campaign, look no further than this video that featured presidential and vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. To me, they look like Janus. As the god of transitions and dualities, Janus is portrayed with two faces—one facing the past, and one facing the future.  Make no…

War on plastic is distracting from more urgent threats to environment

A team of leading environmental experts, spearheaded by the University of Nottingham, have warned that the current war on plastic is detracting from the bigger threats to the environment. In an article published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) Water, the 13 experts* say that while plastic waste is an issue, its prominence in the…

Hilarious empty threats on ACB confirmation from ‘ClimatePower2020’

From the “press releases I couldn’t finish reading because I was laughing so hard” department. The fear is palpable, the humor, divine, the organization- just another dark money “act blue” beneficiary, IMHO. For Immediate Release: October 22, 2020Contact: press@climatepower2020.org  America Can’t Afford Another Climate Denier on the Supreme Court, Barrett Backers Will Pay a Price…

New book: Climate Change: The Facts 2020

The Institute of Public Affairs today announced the release of a significant new book of research Climate Change: The Facts 2020 published by the Institute of Public Affairs and Australian Scholarly Publishing. On 24 September 2019, the 17-year-old activist Greta Thunberg addressed the United Nations Climate Action Summit saying, “People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems…

Surprising science – There’s no such thing as clean energy

Meticulous Research Review Questions Environmental Impacts and Feasibility of “Green Energy” Transition A meticulous new review published in the scientific journal, Energies, conducted by a team of Irish and US-based researchers including CERES researchers, raises surprising and unsettling questions about the feasibility and the environmental impacts of the transition to renewable energy sources. Concern for…

The dimmest state of the Sun: TSI and Global warming

This new paper raises some questions about the role of total solar irradiance (TSI) and global warming. OTOH hand its all computer modeling, so take it with a grain of salt. h/t to Dr. Leif Svalgaard. The role of solar forcing in global warning is unclear due to the uncertainty in the change in TSI…