AAPG Announces New Climate Change Statement

Guest “not as bad as I thought it would be” by David Middleton Over the past couple of years, the Executive Committee of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has been working on a new position statement on climate change. The new statement was unveiled in the latest issue of the AAPG Explorer… Announcing…

The Covid Lockdown and CO2

Guest News Brief by Kip Hansen  —  18 May 2020   There has been a lot of talk in the press and from talking heads claiming that the Covid lockdown has “reduced emissions” (power plants cutting back on power generations, factories closed, populations ordered to stay home, most airplanes grounded) and talk encouraging that government…

No climate alarmists, rolling back draconian EPA air standards to reasonable levels won’t make COVID-19 worse.

Opinion by Anthony Watts – originally published on TownHall.com Sometimes, you just have to wonder if it’s ignorance or simply pure mendacity that drives former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy and Michael Bloomberg to make claims like this: “How Trump’s EPA Is Making Covid-19 More Deadly.” Putting the “Hate Trump” element aside and just looking at the science,…

Global Mean Temperature Flattens the Past

Guest post by Renee Hannon Introduction There have been recent discussions about ‘flattening the curve’ and some curves are easier to flatten than others. The Pages 2K Consortium calculates global mean temperature in a manner that flattens the long-term trend and makes present day temperatures appear warmer relative to past temperatures. Across the globe, temperature…

Apparent Paradoxes in the relationship of Climate ‘Concerns, Skepticism, Activism, and Priority’, explained by Religiosity

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Blog, Climate Etc. Posted on April 27, 2020 by curryja by Andy West Explores the contrast between Allied and Core belief in the culture of climate catastrophe, and the relationships of these plus religiosity to Climate Change Activism (XR and Children’s Strikes for Climate). Post 2 of 3. Introduction The opening…

From Green Blindness to a New Reality

Guest opinion by Wim Röst The Virus Nature is beautiful, romantic and the best there is on Earth. But, nature is also fully unpredictable, dangerous and deadly. For example, by means of a virus. Romantically, we want to live close to nature. But the closer we are to nature the more likely diseases will jump…