The Obama Administration Official Who Would Have Led the Red Team/Blue Team EPA Debates…

Featured image from Retro Thing Guest commentary by David Middleton From the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America… Obama official would have led EPA’s climate science debate—if all agencies took part By Robin Bravender, E&E NewsJun. 13, 2018 , 4:05 PM Originally published by E&E News Scott Pruitt’s top aide wanted to…

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HOW THE EARTH BECAME A HOTHOUSE: BY H2O

  Guest Post by Wim Röst  ABSTRACT Water, H2O, determines the ‘General Background Temperature’ for the Earth, resulting in Hothouse and Ice House Climate States. During geological periods the movement of continents changes the position of continents, oceans and seas. Because of the different configurations, a dominant warm or a dominant cold deep-water production configuration…

Why we don’t need to be in the Paris Climate accord: While the world surges in greenhouse gas production, USA drops for third straight year

Newsbytes tell the story: Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report said. The opening of new coal-fired power plants in India and China drove coal consumption higher by 1 percent, highlighting the difficulties developing…

Pielke: Scientists as both experts and political myth-makers

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Experts, especially scientists, wield increasing power in western societies. Roger Pielke Jr. looks at the political implications, and how this is boosting our dysfunctional political polarization. Scientific Authority and Political Myth Presentation by Roger Pielke Jr. Given at a workshop on Democratisation of Science – epistemological…

Climate alarmist Kerry Manuel on Live feed 12:30PM EST – “Hurricanes, Climate Change, and Society”

From the University of South Florida (document) h/t to WUWT reader Mumbles McGirk Dr. Kerry Emanuel Lorenz Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston, MA) “Hurricanes, Climate Change, and Society” ABSTRACT Hurricanes are among both the most lethal and the most damaging of natural phenomena, globally. In this short talk, I will review what is known…