The stupidest thing the federal government does

From The Spectator-Australia David Archibald   This is a tale of idiocy, full of facts and foreboding, signifying that the end times must be surely upon us. A bloke bought a sheep property of half a million acres in western Queensland for $2.0 million. Instead of running sheep on it, he now gets $350,000 per…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #277

The Week That Was: 2017-07-15 (July 15, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Models v. Atmospheric Temperatures: Roy Spencer has further comments regarding the recalculated atmospheric temperatures recently produced by Mears and Wentz, who are principals in Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), competitors with…

Reconciling predictions of climate change

From Eurekalert, New framework accounts for conflicting estimates of global temperature increases Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences   AUDIO: SEAS researchers Peter Huybers and Cristian Proistosescu resolved a major conflict in estimates of how much the Earth will warm in response to a doubling of carbon dioxide in the… view…

The Secret Life of Half-Life

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update at the end of the head post] I first got introduced to the idea of “half-life” in the 1950s because the topic of the day was nuclear fallout. We practiced hiding under our school desks if the bomb went off, and talked about how long you’d have to…