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…

Joe Bastardi: Has CO2 been falling during the shutdown?

Weather or Not looks at Whether or not co2 has been falling during the shutdown

March 2020 CO2 Levels at Mauna Loa Show No Obvious Effect from Global Economic Downturn

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog April 7th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The COVID-19 disease spread is causing a worldwide shutdown in economic activity as business close, airlines…

Global supply chains as a way to curb carbon emissions

Norwegian University of Science and Technology The coronavirus outbreak has companies from Apple to Amazon warning consumers, shareholders and governments about how factory shutdowns in China and across the globe…

Coronavirus-hit carmakers urge EU to pull legislative handbrake

From EURACTIV By Sam Morgan | EURACTIV.com The car industry has warned Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and climate chief Frans Timmermans that the coronavirus will disrupt plans to…

Is the COVID-19 Economic Downturn Affecting Atmospheric CO2? Mauna Loa Data Say, Not Yet

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog March 22nd, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Some global warming alarmists are celebrating the current economic downturn as just what is needed…

Nitrogen Dioxide Ramping Up Again Over China

From United space in Europe ESA / Applications / Observing the Earth / Copernicus / Sentinel-5P Recent data have shown a decline of air pollution over northern Italy coinciding with…

Quantifying Futility: an estimate of future Global CO2 emissions

Reposted from edmhdotme Following the thinking of the late Prof David Mackay using “back of the envelope calculations”, this post makes estimates of the likely future growth in global CO2…

Sins of emission

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Much has been made of the alleged standstill in global CO2 emissions, which are asserted to have been about the same in 2019 as in…

Plausible scenarios for climate change: 2020-2050

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 13, 2020 by curryja | by Judith Curry A range of scenarios for global mean surface temperature change between 2020…