Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap

James Dyke, University of Exeter; Robert Watson, University of East Anglia, and Wolfgang Knorr, Lund University Sometimes realisation comes in a blinding flash. Blurred outlines snap into shape and suddenly…

The Latest US CO2 Fantasy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Joe Biden is about to propose a new CO2 goal. This goal would be to get down to half of the 2005…

Claim: Study finds humans are directly influencing wind and weather over North Atlantic

MIAMI–A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science provides evidence that humans are influencing wind and weather patterns across…

RIP Prince Philip, Royal Climate Skeptic

In the age of flamboyant woke British Royals demanding climate sacrifices from commoners while they swan about in private jets, it is easy to overlook that not every royal is…

Senator Scott Weiner (D) introduces a bill to financially nail Californians that can least afford the most expensive energy in the nation.

California’s legislature continues to perpetuate the state’s dysfunctional energy polices and continues to do everything possible to further INCREASE the costs for energy for its 40 million residents which does…

Adding It Up

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A comment on my previous post got me to thinking about cumulative sums of a series of numbers. In a “cumulative sum”, we start with…

The Sun Also Sets

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I read a new study that claims that El Ninos are triggered by a “transition” in the sun. Sunspots have a cycle of about 11…

Is America Burning?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach For the last couple of decades since I started seriously studying the climate, I’ve been hearing Americans of all kinds claiming that the United States…

Big win for common sense: New York City Loses Appeal Seeking to Hold Oil Firms Liable “Global Warming”

A big win for pro-energy groups today out of the 2nd Circuit Court The federal appeals court rejected New York City’s effort to hold five major oil companies (BP, Chevron,…

Claim: We Need Bangladeshi Floating Gardens to Survive Global Warming

For centuries Bangladeshis have been planting vegetables on floating beds of hyacinths, to secure food supplies against flooding. According to a new study we could all learn from their experience.

AAS Climate Warning: “Delay is as Dangerous as Denial”

According to the Australian Academy of Science, soon every year will be a fire season like 2020. My question:- if the forests all burn down, surely we would run out…

Cherry Picking Real Cherries

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Now that the cherry trees have bloomed in Kyoto this year, I’ve been seeing people claiming that the cherry blossoming record shows the dreaded “Climate…

UK government scraps green homes grant after six months

The abandonment of the £1.5bn programme, which offered households grants of up to £5,000 or £10,000 to put in insulation or low-carbon heating, leaves the UK without a plan for…

EU Carbon Pricing Pushing Power And Gas Prices Higher

European gas prices are driven by the competitive dynamics between gas and coal plants. As a result, the 80% surge in carbon EUA prices since Nov-20 is pulling European gas…

Fireball Rocks England with Meteor Fragments and Sonic Booms

No harm done on this occasion – but surely this is yet another reminder the world faces more serious risks than a gentle wobble in the global temperature.

The contradictory Green policies to limit CO2 emissions

An excellent way to undermine Western economies is to render their power generation unreliable and expensive. That objective of Green thinking is progressively being achieved by Government policy throughout the…

National Review wins, Michael Mann loses!

By Andy May The D.C. Superior Court dismissed Michael Mann’s lawsuit against the National Review today in a definitive way. The National Review was sued by Mann over a blog…

Happy Anniversary, Most Cynical EPA Memo Ever

What this memo shows is EPA’s recognizing it had to move its global warming campaign away from the failed model of discredited Big Green pressure groups and their “mascots” the…

Discovery of ‘knock-on chemistry’ opens new frontier in reaction dynamics

“Now, with the ability to observe the reagents and the products at the molecular level, one can see precisely how the reagents approach and subsequently how the products separate,” Polanyi…

BBC: Switching Consumers to Green Energy Tariffs Without Asking Permission Increases Acceptance

The BBC is excited that 80-90% of Swiss consumers are still on green tariffs, four years after power companies adopted expensive green energy as the default choice for consumers.

A Closer Look at What Happened in Texas During the Deep Freeze:

While no statewide records were broken, some of the records that were reported were quite shocking to say the least. The two coldest days were Monday, February 15 and Tuesday,…

Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint

It’s no secret that the United States’ $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form…

Canceling the AMO

Wow. In one fell swoop, the pesky problems of the ‘grand hiatus’ in the mid 20th century, debates over the attribution of 20th century warming and the role of multidecadal…

Airline Execs Discuss Biofuel with Biden

According to a United Nations report, the early Obama era biofuel push exacerbated widespread food shortages, causing severe hardship in poor countries. But this track record of disaster has not…