New Paper From Richard Tol: The Economic Impact of Weather and Climate

I propose a new conceptual framework to disentangle the impacts of weather and climate on economic activity and growth: A stochastic frontier model with climate in the production frontier and…

The Economic Costs Of Climate Change–Swiss Re

Coming back to the UK, it is simply absurd to claim that we would be £50 billion better off with the climate of the Little Ice Age, Our agriculture would…

Claim: Climate change is making ocean waves more powerful, threatening to erode many coastlines

People in these nations may experience both sea level rise and increasing wave power on their coastlines, eroding land further up the beach and damaging property. These areas should be…

John Stossel Pushes Back Against FB Censorship

Well, of course climate change is real! But how serious a threat it is, and whether we can do much about it with today’s technology deserves debate. Victor’s little group…

One-third of Americans unwilling to spend $1 to fight climate change

This latest poll suggests that 56% would not want to pay more than $20 a month. By contrast, only 1% would pay $1000 a month; indeed only the wealthiest could…

Claim: The Climate Crisis is Not About Overpopulation, the Problem is Affluence

A debate is raging amongst climate economists, about whether we need a drastic reduction in global population, or whether simply making everyone poor will suffice to save the planet.

BBC Climate Check–April 2021

It is noticeable that the BBC’s latest Climate Check is much more circumspect than unusual. There is virtually no attempt to blame bad weather on global warming. The only reference…

EPA Updates Its “Climate Change Indicators”

In other words, well more than half of the seemingly scary increase in temperature since 1901 shown in the EPA graph has just gone away in the last 16 months.…

Biden Wants $10 Billion To Put Young People To Work On Environmental Projects

13 Minute program on of how the proposal is a reboot of the FDR’s New Deal.

Degrowth: Universities Push Permanent Poverty as the Solution to Climate Change

According to modelling by University of Sydney and ETH Zürich, scaling back total production and placing a cap on maximum wealth would not only save the planet, it would also…

Brewery creates nasty ‘Torched Earth Ale’ to show how climate change will affect beer taste

We give you: The Beer of the Future (that we hope doesn’t exist). Without aggressive climate action now, the impacts will be felt even in the beer aisle. Let’s work…

Rapid lifestyle changes during early COVID-19 pandemic had no impact on climate change

Despite the rapid and significant changes in consumption patterns witnessed during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese households maintained their normal levels of greenhouse gases emissions. The “anthropause”…

Leading Astrophysicist & Geoscientist talks facts about Agriculture and “Climate Change”

Have you ever wanted those golden nuggets of facts to combat the claims that your livestock, farming, timbering, or other Ag-related practices are causing things like “global warming,” unprecedented wildfires,…

Materials Acquisition for Global Industrial Change (MAGIC)

President Biden’s inability to comprehend these realities may be due to his diminished mental capacity. But it could also be the result of rarely having to exercise his mind –…

Climate is everything

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 2, 2021 by curryja |  by Judith Curry . . . according to the cover story of April 26 issue of Time Magazine. How have…

Claim: Global glacier retreat has accelerated

Study based on stereo satellite images As a basis for the study, the research team used imagery captured on board NASA’s Terra satellite, which has been orbiting the Earth once…

Study first to explore combined impacts of fishing and ocean warming on fish populations

“We still do not fully understand why this happens, but our findings clearly show that protecting fish size diversity and large fish can increase their resilience to climate change. While…

Bitcoiner Weighs in on Electric Cars Saving the Planet

It is interesting to see views on mitigation policies from outside our community. And by community we mean both sides arguing over the topic of AGW for years.

What climate science tells us, what it doesn’t & why it matters

Thus an interesting experiment will be his and other Democrats’ response to a book by Steven Koonin, who was chief scientist of the Obama Energy Department. Mr. Koonin argues not…

Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change

Floating solar is likely to make an important contribution to the decarbonisation of the world’s energy supplies. In a stroke of serendipity, our research suggests this could have the added…

Lessons In Woke “Science”: Covid-19 And Climate

In woke “science” there is no falsifiable hypothesis. In place of that, we have the official orthodox consensus view. The official orthodox consensus view has been arrived at by all…

How climate change affects Colombia’s coffee production

The researchers analyze climate data from 2007 to 2013 across Colombia’s 521 coffee-producing municipalities and evaluate how temperature and precipitation affect coffee yield. Subsequently, they model anticipated weather conditions from…

Pro Big Government Economist Calls for a Renewable Energy Moonshot

College of London Economist Mariana Mazzucato thinks the entrepreneurial spirit of government employees should be harnessed, to solve big problems like plastics pollution and climate change.

Claim: If 80% of Australians care about climate action, why don’t they vote like it?

Poll after poll suggests a large majority of Australians cares about climate change. Yet in recent federal elections, this hasn’t translated into wins for parties with stronger policy platforms on…