California’s carbon mitigation efforts may be thwarted by climate change itself

In a paper published today in the American Geophysical Union journal AGU Advances, the UCI Earth system scientists stressed that rising temperatures and uncertain precipitation will cause a decrease in California’s…

China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons

About six gigatons — roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans — of carbon appears to be emitted over land every year, according to data from the Chinese…

‘One of the most damaging invasive species on Earth’: wild pigs release the same emissions as 1 million cars each year

Whether you call them feral pigs, boar, swine, hogs, or even razorbacks, wild pigs are one of the most damaging invasive species on Earth, and they’re notorious for damaging agriculture…

Global Man-made CO2 emissions 1965 – 2020: BP data

Although they hesitated for a moment as a result of COVID, it is clear that CO2 emissions are continuing to grow in the Developing World and they can expected to…

Contribution Of Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions To Changes In Atmospheric Concentrations

There is no question that anthropogenic CO2 is being absorbed in the atmosphere. However, there is no obvious evidence to support the claim that it is totally responsible for the…

Projecting manmade climate change: scenarios to 2050

Climate impact assessments are being biased in an alarming direction by continued inclusion, and especially sole reliance, on RCP8.5. For climate change to 2050, RCP4.5 and RCP6.0 are the most…

Biden’s U.S. Emissions Reduction Scheme Repeats Past Failures That Promote More Global Emissions Increases

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin Biden and the Democrats U.S. 50% emissions reduction by year 2030 pipe dream scheme will simply lead to the same failed future emissions outcomes that…

Huge change in Biden’s April 28 speech – U.S. emission reductions “don’t matter.”

It was most appropriate of Biden to inject some “truth” into his speech by acknowledging the complete futility of his scheme mandating the U.S. to undertake costly and ineffective efforts…

Ever Deeper And Deeper Into “Climate” Fantasy

It never ceases to amaze me how the very mention of the word “climate” causes people to lose all touch with their rational faculties. And of course I’m not talking…

EIA: U.S. CO2 Emissions Declined 11% in 2020 – No Change in Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Climate change action proponents regularly tell us we have to reduce our carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to prevent “climate change”, even to the point of curtailing industry, travel, and food…

Cascading COVID-style lockdown: Only way to save the planet!

Guest “we had to destroy village in order to save it” by David Middleton Equivalent of Covid emissions drop needed every two years – studyEquivalent falls in emissions over a…

John Kerry Disappointed Australia Wants to Keep Exporting Coal

What a shocker – Australia is not rushing to meet John Kerry’s request to give up one of our main export industries on the timeframe of Kerry’s choosing.

Pressure Grows For Meaningful US Emission Cuts

It is not widely understood how little Obama actually committed to in Paris, with a 26-28% cut from 2005 emissions by 2025. This compares to the UK’s pledge to cut…

Sins of Comission, Sins of Emission

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As a result of my last post looking at the question of CO2 and COVID, I came up with an interesting question, viz: What is…

Corona-induced CO2 emission reductions are not yet detectable in the atmosphere

Based on current data measured in the energy, industry, and mobility sectors, restrictions of social life during the corona pandemic can be predicted to lead to a reduction of worldwide…

Claim: Astronomers create 40% more carbon emissions than the average Australian. Here’s how they can be more environmentally friendly

Astronomers know all too well how precious and unique the environment of our planet is. Yet the size of our carbon footprint might surprise you.

Scientists identify missing source of atmospheric carbonyl sulfide

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) report that anthropogenic sources of carbonyl sulfide (OCS), not just oceanic sources, account for much of the missing source of OCS in…

Update: Global Man-made CO2 emissions 1965 – 2019, BP data

Introduction Every June BP publish their statistical review of world energy. https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html One element of their comprehensive set of spreadsheets is a table of CO2 emissions by world countries since…

New Study: Climate Impact Of Grazing Cattle Overestimated

From The Global Warming Policy Foundation Date: 05/06/20 Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor The climate impact of grass-fed cattle may have been exaggerated as scientists find emissions of a…

COVID-19 Global Economic Downturn not Affecting CO2 Rise: May 2020 Update

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog June 5th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The Mauna Loa atmospheric CO2 concentration data continue to show no reduction in the rate…

The Global CO2 lockdown problem

Guest post by Geoff Sherrington The global problem. In response to the threat of a global viral epidemic, countries announced lockdowns at various times near 25th March 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COVID-19_pandemic_lockdowns This…

London’s CO2 emissions cut by almost 60% during lockdown

Measurements from BT Tower observatory show impact of reduced activity in UK’s capital due to COVID-19 pandemic UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology A new comprehensive analysis has revealed carbon…

COVID-19 crisis causes 17% drop in global carbon emissions

University of East Anglia The COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last – according to a new analysis by…

Why the Current Economic Slowdown Won’t Show Up in the Atmospheric CO2 Record

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog May 15th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. [UPDATE: MISSING IMAGES INSERTED] Summary: Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) continue to increase with…