Claim: 42,000 Years Ago, the Earth’s Magnetic Field Collapsed and the World Cooled

“Ship of Fools” Captain Chris Turney at UNSW claims to have identified a climate catastrophe 42,000 years ago, caused by a period of solar minima, intense cosmic ray bombardment, and…

Junk Grade Models: Even Short-Term Climate And Weather Modelers Get It All Wrong

Reposted from NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 19. February 2021 Many climate policies are based on scenarios generated by models. Depending what these models churn out, actions and costly regulations get enacted to…

Cooking Until You Freeze

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading that the freezing cold weather in Houston, Dallas, and the central US is the result of “global warming”. When I heard that,…

Friday Funny: nature makes a mockery of month-ahead model forecasts.

Sometimes, you just have to laugh. Earth is a complex system, and forecasting weather events in such a complex system is no easy task due to the built in entropy…

Assigning Blame for the Blackouts in Texas

Who is responsible for providing adequate capacity in Texas during extreme conditions? The short answer is no one. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) looks at potential forecasted peak…

Stock of Alt-Energy Quadrupled during the Pandemic. What’s Up?

The COVID-19 epidemic and the response to it have devastated the economy. However, the alternative energy stock indexes quadrupled on average, including 150% growth before the US elections.

NASA-funded Network Tracks the Recent Rise and Fall of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

Due in large part to effective monitoring, and subsequent reaction to the 2018 report, data and analysis in these two papers (published in February 2021) suggest that both the renewed…

Claim: New Zealand Economy will Have to Restructure Around a Limited Renewable Energy Supply

According to climate researcher Jen Purdie, even New Zealand with its abundance of windy mountains, geothermal sources and vast hydropower lakes cannot provide enough renewable energy for people to live…

Covid-19 Wuhan Virology Lab Still Eligible for US Grant Funding

According to The Daily Caller, one of the Wuhan laboratories which many suspect of being a possible source of the Covid-19 outbreak could submit a grant application tomorrow, and would…

The progress of the COVID-19 epidemic in Sweden: an update

Whether the longer or shorter regression periods provide better estimates of normal mortality in 2019 and 2020, it seems clear that excess deaths, as a proportion of the population, were…

Watch Live: NASA Lands Perseverance Mars Rover

Mission Control Live: NASA Lands Perseverance Mars Rover (clean feed) Watch and listen as signals arrive at Mission Control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California from the Perseverance…

“Arctic air freezes Permian shale fields”… Fake news?

Guest “how to spot fake news” by David Middleton Reporting from Ice Station Dallas Fake news isn’t necessarily false or untrue. U.S. oil output plunges as Arctic air freezes Permian…

Why I Am a Climate Realist

by Vijay Jayaraj In 2008, I was in my early 20s and about to complete my undergraduate degree in engineering. Despite being in a remote part of Asia with no…

Press Secretary Psaki: Biden Administration Sending Emergency Diesel Generators to Texas

If you were expecting President Biden to ship emergency solar panels to Texas, you were wrong. Looks like when renewable energy fails, as it did in Texas, even the Biden…

Aussie Momentum Growing for Climate Financing of New Coal Plants

Major discomfort for representatives of Aussie coal mining districts; will they defy the government and support the vote to make coal eligible for climate finance, or will they face the…

A Critique of Bill Gates’ New Book

By Andy May Bill Gates just published a new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. He begins his book with the assertion that “To stop the warming and avoid…

The Day After Tomorrow: Renewables Fail Edition

Guest “The best laid plans of mice and men…” by David Middleton Note: I had originally titled this post, The Day After Tomorrow: ERCOT Fail Edition, and ERCOT did fail.…

3. 2.. 1… Claim: Severe Winter Storms Caused by Global Warming

Hold the wind turbines; According to climate scientist Judah Cohen, the uptick in winter storms over the last decade was caused by the global warming in the Arctic.

WHEN SMART PEOPLE GET THE CLIMATE CRAZIES

If Machiavelli set out to devise a strategy to drive the greatest wealth transfer in history, monetizing “climate change” on the pretext of saving planet Earth from an anthropogenic apocalypse…

NASA’s Next Mars Rover Is Ready for the Most Precise Landing Yet

From NASA What to expect when the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover arrives at the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021. With about 2.4 million miles (3.9 million kilometers) left to…

Assessment of climate change risk to the insurance sector

Apart from the slow creep of sea level rise which in recent decades has been tracking the low end of the RCP4.5 scenario, there is little justification for expecting a…

Hotel in Austin Texas sends letter to trapped guests: “we are out of food” – “use glowsticks for lighting”!

As we previously reported on the ice-storm Texas frozen wind power – outages ensue, electricity now at unheard of $9000 per megawatt-hour I have friends in Texas that are reporting…

Billionaire Sea Level Hype

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Here’s how billionaire hype works. Without presenting a scrap of evidence to back up his claim, Bill Gates, multi-billionaire inventor of the blue screen of…

Claim: Coal, Gas and Nuclear Plants are Struggling with the Heat of Global Warming

According to climate scientists Ethan Coffel and Justin Mankin, we need to replace coal, gas and nuclear plants with solar and wind, because they are less affected by the heat…