West’s Energy Transition Narrative Ignores The Reality in Asia

The plutocrats that regularly converge at the World Economic Forum and the policy makers in Western Europe and the US have been pushing their “Global Reset” and “Build Back Better”…

Asia snubs IEA’s call to stop new fossil fuel investments

While the world is moving to renewable energy, demand for coal is still expected to be strong in the next few decades as some countries are still building new coal-fired…

Covid-19 and Climate Change: Asia’s Policy Choices in the Age of ‘Crisis’

Guest repost from Forbes by Tilak Doshi The Asian continent spans a vast geographical area. The novel coronavirus emerged in the eastern part – Wuhan, China – and quickly spread…

The Brave New World of Ample Oil

Guest post by Tilak Doshi In the oil universe, the September 14th attack on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities is comparable to the 9/11 attacks on the twin towers in New…

Asians Better Hope It’s A Trump Win In 2020

Guest post by Tilak Doshi , originally posted at Forbes “On my first day as president, I will sign an executive order that puts a total moratorium on all new…

In Coal We Trust: The Need For Coal Power In Asia

From Forbes Tilak Doshi Energy I analyze energy economics and related public policy issues. Tweet This The claim that aggressive climate change mitigation programs helps the poor is egregiously misleading.…

The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth

From The EIA January 9, 2019 The Middle East, Africa, and Asia now drive nearly all global energy consumption growth Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics Energy consumption…

Some Of The World’s Largest Non-Polar Glaciers Are Expanding, Despite Global Warming

Energy Some Of The World’s Largest Non-Polar Glaciers Are Expanding, Despite Global Warming From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 12:36 PM 08/11/2017 Some of the largest non-polar glaciers in the…

Volcanoes and Drought In Asia

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a recent study in AGU Atmospheres entitled “Proxy evidence for China’s monsoon precipitation response to volcanic aerosols over the past seven centuries”, by Zhou…

An about face by China on solar power

From John Droz’s newsletter with a hat-tip to Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. for bringing it to my attention and via the “I can hear Joe Romm’s head exploding” department and…

IPCC's Pachauri's "voodoo science" claim comes full circle

WUWT readers may recall that when the “Himalayan Glaciers will melt by 2035” error was first revealed, IPCC chairman Rajenda Pachauri famously labeled claims of the mistake “voodoo science”and then…

UHI in South Korea – responsible for over half of the warming

This new study published in  the Journal of Atmospheric Environment quantifies the different components of warming there, with UHI making up over half of the total warming: On average, the…