Column: Looming European energy crisis: A lesson in averages that won’t soon be forgotten

Hundreds of millions of people without adequate heating fuel in the dead of winter is not particularly funny. If a cold winter strikes, all the yappiest energy-transition-now dogs will fade…

UK: E-car chargers will turn off to prevent blackouts

This new regulation is a clear admission that government is now seriously concerned about grid capacity and blackouts. I suspect there will be many more measures to come designed to…

Net Zero by 2050 is dead in the water. So what’s plan B?

But when the public really finds out what Net Zero means, will they tolerate it? The gilets jaunes protests in France were the most significant public revolt since 1968. They…

Sea Level Model Fail

From a post by Arnout Jaspers at clintel.org. In 2016, a headline grabbing study said that the Antarctic ice sheet is much more unstable than [previously] estimated.  As a consequence,…

Gizmodo: US Wheat Crop Devastated… Because Climate Change

Guest “Gizmodo must be Latin for ‘dumb as a shoe’” by David Middleton EARTHEREXTREME WEATHERThe U.S. Wheat Crop Is in TroubleSpring wheat could see some of its lowest wheat yields…

Flawed Heatwave Report Leads to False Headlines in Major Media

A failure that misinformed you and millions of others, and a failure that highlighted glaring weaknesses in the media’s ability to cover important scientific issues. And it revealed the disappointing…

Global Warming 33 Year Birthday a Celebration of Failures

A detailed review of the testimony from that hearing after 33 years of recorded climate history reveals a litany of the hearings flawed and failed speculation, conjecture and predictions of…

New York Has No Idea Whatsoever How To “Decarbonize” Its Electric Grid

Long-duration storage is necessary so depending upon a technology that does not even exist in a pilot project is an incredible risk.

Hawaii Five-Oy!

It’s not a matter of “if,” however. The reality is there’s not enough wind, solar, or battery storage to replace the AES plant. Hawaiian Electric has made this quite clear…

The problem with climate models

By Andy May In my last post, on Scafetta’s new millennial temperature reconstruction, I included the following sentence that caused a lot of controversy and discussion in the comments: “The…

Another Climate Friendly High Speed Rail Project Bites the Dust

Even the 30,000 flights per year which connect the 190 mile Singapore to Kuala Lumpur route were not enough to sell a high speed rail project to investors. But Professor…

A New Millennial Global Surface Temperature Reconstruction

By Andy May Nicola Scafetta has written a new paper (Scafetta, 2021) in Atmosphere on a new millennial surface temperature reconstruction. This is his latest “what if the models are…

New York can’t buy its way out of blackouts

All of this battery backup hype is a scam, and not just in New York either. The papers are full of this con, from coast to coast. The utilities know…

Wrong Again: 2020’s Failed Climate Doomsaying

2020 has been the wildest and most unpredictable year in the memory of most people. But did the climate doom that was predicted to occur in or by 2020 materialize?…

Perhaps the dumbest article title ever: “The Arctic hasn’t been this warm for 3 million years”… AEUHHH???

Guest “you can’t fix stupid” by David Middleton The sad thing is that this was apparently written by two geoscience professors. The Arctic hasn’t been this warm for 3 million…

Climate FAIL: Working from Home Would Overload Australia’s Renewable Energy Grid

The Aussie Government ABC has advised people to commute to the office rather than trying to work from home, to prevent blackouts caused by everyone working from home switching on…

California Bows to Energy Reality

Today it acknowledged reality, as the Los Angles Times reports. The board allowed the plants to remain in operation for a few more years until — they hope — chimerical…

‘Gaps’ In Renewable Energy Led To Blackouts For Millions Of Californians, Gov Newsom Says

The elimination of fossil fuel products as a major form of energy production and the shift to solar power and other forms of green energy has led to what Newsom…

Green California Has the Nation’s Worst Power Grid

When high temperatures caused customer demand to exceed the power available, California electrical utilities used rotating outages to force a reduction in demand. The California grid is the worst in…

“Science Made Stupid” – Carbon Dioxide & Bird Nest Edition

Guest “just when you thought climate ‘science’ couldn’t get any dumber” by David Middleton AUGUST 5, 2020 Bird nests attract flying insects and parasites due to higher levels of carbon…

Hot Summer Epic Fail: New Climate Models Exaggerate Midwest Warming by 6X

Contrary to popular perception, the U.S. Midwest has seen little long-term summer warming. For precipitation, the slight drying predicted by climate models in response to human greenhouse gas emissions has…

America’s Climate Friendly E-Scooter Carnage

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate friendly urban e-scooters have caused a 365% surge in hospital admissions, according to a recently published UCSF Study. And an increase in CO2 emissions.…

2004 Climate Apocalypse Prediction Bites the Dust

Guest relaying of good news by David Middleton It seems like climate apocalypses are experiencing a bit of an apocalypse… Nolte: Department of Defense Predicted Climate Change Would Destroy Us…

Oxford Word of the Year: “Climate Emergency”… Seriously?

Guest counting by David Middleton SOCIETYOxford names ‘climate emergency’ its 2019 ‘Word of the Year’ Thursday, November 21, 2019Amid historic flooding in Venice, Italy, and catastrophic bushfires decimating Australia’s koala…