CA auto deal pure politics, loaded with deceptive “credits”, zero climate change impact

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin California announced an agreement with a group of automakers which claims to reduce future tailpipe emissions by increasing the mileage performance more than provisions proposed by the Trump Administration as reported in a recent L. A. Times article: “The agreement between the California Air Resources Board and the automakers —…

U.S. media conceal 4.5+ billion tons increase of CO2 by developing nations – push meaningless “sustainability” propaganda agenda

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin In the politically contrived climate alarmist propaganda campaign by the U.S mainstream media there is no limit to the degree of distortion, deception and dishonesty employed in attempts to conceal from the public the reality of global energy use and resulting emissions that is underway in the world that clearly…

Developing nations latest decade of energy & emissions growth torpedoes alarmist global emissions control scam

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The UN has been pursuing global emissions policy for decades that are intended to provide for the establishment of global government schemes allowing it to control world emissions. No fewer than 24 United Nations Climate Change Conferences have been held at various global locations since 1995 under its Conference of…

Streaming online pornography produces as much CO2 as Belgium

From The NewScientist Technology 11 July 2019 The transmission and viewing of online videos generates 300 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, or nearly 1 per cent of global emissions. On-demand video services such as Netflix account for a third of this, with online pornographic videos generating another third. This means the watching of…

Global Man-made CO2 emissions 1965 – 2018: BP data

From edmhdotme 2018 Global CO2 emissions The following calculations and graphics are based on information on worldwide CO2 emissions published by BP in June 2019 for the period from 1965 up until the end of 2018, below. https://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html The pie diagram above shows the proportion of CO2 emissions as of the end of 2018. The…

CO2 Emissions Up As Europeans Switch From Diesel To Gasoline Cars

From Politico Eu Switching fuels is endangering efforts to reach EU emissions targets. By Kalina Oroschakoff 5/4/19, 5:07 PM CET Updated 4/5/19, 4:15 PM CET The aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal is pushing drivers to switch from diesel to gasoline cars, undermining efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions from road transport. Average CO2 emissions from…

What’s the worst case? Emissions/concentration scenarios

Reposted from Climate Etc. Posted on March 28, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Is the RCP8.5 scenario plausible? This post is Part II in the possibility series (for an explanation of the possibilistic approach, see previous post link).  This paper also follows up on a recent series of posts about RCP8.5 [link]. 3.…

The stark reality of CO2 emissions reduction, in one graph

Bjorn Lomborg‏ writes on Twitter: Wishful thinking: This graph starkly shows what power the 1.5°C target The black line is CO₂ emission increase last 118 years (last year was highest ever) The blue lines indicate the emissions necessary to ensure the widely politically agreed 1.5°C limit. Gel Peters, who made the graph, writes: Where do…