San Francisco and Oakland sue top five oil and gas companies over costs of climate change

From PR Newswire Companies knew for decades that their products caused climate change and posed ‘catastrophic’ risk, but misled the public and continued to make enormous profits News provided by City Attorney of San Francisco 13:15 ET SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Oakland City Attorney Barbara…

Skid Row Los Angeles

Extreme Poverty USA: The True Cost of Climate Madness

Guest essay by Eric Worrall While various US governments continue to waste unimaginable sums of public money on pointless climate schemes, real problems ranging from third world poverty in Alabama to an explosion of the skid row population of Los Angeles are being allowed to fester. Human Intestinal Parasite Burden and Poor Sanitation in Rural…

Ooops! Australian BoM climate readings may be invalid due to lack of calibration

Dr Jennifer Marohasy writes by email: There is evidence to suggest that the last 20 years of temperature readings taken by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, from hundreds of automatic weather stations spread across Australia, may be invalid. Why?  Because they have not been recorded consistent with calibration. Somewhat desperate to prove me wrong, late yesterday…

Aussie Politicians Panic Over Coal Closures

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australia’s green conservatives are panicking that after years of political vilification, coal businesses are abandoning their plants, leaving a gaping hole in Australia’s baseload power reserves. Guest essay by Eric Worrall AGL digs in on coal plant closure as Turnbull government warns of ‘colossal failure’ Nicole Hasham James Massola SEPTEMBER…

The top of a kelp forest in Otago, New Zealand

Tim Flannery Pushing Climate Seaweed Farms

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Tim Flannery, whose doom laden predictions of permanent drought in my opinion led to the waste of billions of dollars of taxpayer’s money, now wants governments to invest in climate seaweed farms. Climate change expert advocates for seaweed farms to mitigate global warming JAMES PASLEY Last updated 09:04, August 30…