GHGs, California, and the EPA: a golden braid of off-the-rails

The unavoidable conclusions are that the SAFE Vehicle Rule serves no ameliorative purpose because the EPA CO2 endangerment finding has no scientific merit.

The Triumphant March Toward 100% “Renewable” Electricity: Germany and California

So far, they have almost nothing in the way of grid scale energy storage. In the evening, they ramp up the natural gas plants, and import power from Arizona and…

California’s carbon mitigation efforts may be thwarted by climate change itself

In a paper published today in the American Geophysical Union journal AGU Advances, the UCI Earth system scientists stressed that rising temperatures and uncertain precipitation will cause a decrease in California’s…

The lurking threat to solar power’s growth

Simply put: the more solar you add to the grid, the less valuable it becomes.

California is planning floating wind farms offshore to boost its power supply – here’s how they work

While floating offshore wind farms are becoming a commercial technology, there are still technical challenges that need to be solved. The platform motion may cause higher forces on the blades…

Susan Shelley: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Ironic Climate Warning

The Orange County Register ran a great article written by columnist Susan Shelley addressing ironic comments made by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger who created the state’s AB 32 Global…

Over 150 fire scientists urge the US West: Skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July

With this combination of extreme drought, heat and dry vegetation, all it takes is a spark to ignite a wildfire.

Western US Drought Implications

Neither California nor Las Vegas will go dark because of the current drought, which itself provably isn’t attributable to anthropogenic climate change.

California’s Costly “Cap and Trade” Forest Emission Offsets Program Just Climate Alarmism Incompetence

This very embarrassing and public dispute came about as a result of a study by a San Francisco nonprofit called CarbonPlan that concluded forest carbon emission credits are actually causing…

Governor Newsom Silently Supports Importing Aviation Fuels To Northern California.

The BAAQMD’s local actions that will not only cause significant issues for the viability of Bay Area refineries, but it will also impact our national security and impose higher energy…

EV Growth Projections May Go Bust

With a simple stroke of the pen, Governor Newsom believes he has the power to change the lifestyles of all California residents, and control the supply-demand balance for societies and…

California’s Zero Carbon Plans: Can Anybody Here Do Basic Arithmetic?

Always GW, never GWH. Trying to get any useful information out of these people is almost impossible. I think they are all completely innumerate. Out of 40 million people in…

EV’s not family workhorses, but short range second cars

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, citing Edmunds data, The number of battery-electric models available more than doubled from 2018 to 2019, but EV sales budged in the wrong…

Decarbonization and California’s 2020 Rolling Blackouts

Check you premises, California. Consider the consumer in terms of rates and reliability. Reverse course, don’t speed up. Acknowledge and respect the value of dense mineral energies for electrical generation.…

Senator Scott Weiner (D) introduces a bill to financially nail Californians that can least afford the most expensive energy in the nation.

California’s legislature continues to perpetuate the state’s dysfunctional energy polices and continues to do everything possible to further INCREASE the costs for energy for its 40 million residents which does…

Claim: California’s Rainy Season Starting Nearly A Month Later Than It Did 60 Years Ago

The new study in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters, which publishes high-impact, short-format reports with immediate implications spanning all Earth and space sciences, is the first to quantify just how…

And Lockdown Crazy California Jumps Into the Lead

Just more evidence of some of the biggest policy failures in history.

California Governor Apologises for Breaching his Own Covid-19 Lockdown Rules

More evidence strict Covid-19 lockdown rules do not apply to Democrats.

NOAA Confirm Heatwaves Are Declining In California

I have often published official graphs of individual stations, which show that heatwaves in California were more intense in the past. These run contra to NOAA’s official temperature record shown…

Global Warming Drives Wildfires Study–Ignores Pre 1979 Data

Reposted from Not A Lot of People Know That By Paul Homewood h/t Philip Bratby Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in…

California Governor Gavin Newsom Bans Sales of Gas Cars by 2035

According to Governor Newsom, “we no longer need to drill things or extract things to advance our economic goals”.

‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense

The lesson? Regardless of what Earth’s climate may do – regardless of who or what may be responsible for any fluctuations – we must take responsible, appropriate, effective measures now.…

Wildfires offsetting California’s expensive cap-and-trade emissions cuts

California’s failure to manage its forests so as to limit wildfires offset much if not all of the state’s expensive efforts to reduce its greenhouse emissions. Three charts from the…

California’s Creek Fire Creates Its Own Pyrocumulonimbus Cloud

“The pyrocumulonimbus cloud created aerosol index values indicate that this is one of the largest (if not the largest) pyroCb events seen in the United States,” according to Dr. Colin…