Dr. Judith Curry’s Year in Review

” “Climate change” is just a mental tattoo — a phrase we invoke with an air of scientific sophistication to give some sense of knowledgeability about the unknowable.”

Professor: COP26 Seeded UK Omicron Covid Outbreak

According to Professor “Lockdown” Neil Ferguson, the unusual concentration of Omicron cases in Scotland suggests the outbreak may have been seeded by the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow.

Emission Reductions From Pandemic Had Unexpected Effects on Atmosphere

Earth’s atmosphere reacted in surprising ways to the lowering of emissions during the pandemic, showing how closely climate warming and air pollution are linked.

Another COP26 Postponement? (fossil fuels winning anyway)

“Vaccine inequity, unaffordable accommodation, travel challenges and new surges in the Covid19 pandemic will lock out huge numbers of developing country delegates from the UN climate talks set to take…

Boston Ties “Green” Jobs to the Pandemic and Future “Climate Shocks”

I’ve been an environmental professional for over 40 years and have yet to figure out what is a “green” job, unless it is one guaranteed to lose money and fail…

Global Man-made CO2 emissions 1965 – 2020: BP data

Although they hesitated for a moment as a result of COVID, it is clear that CO2 emissions are continuing to grow in the Developing World and they can expected to…

Covid and Climate: A Tale of Two Hysterias Part 2

Perhaps the last word lies best with the towering American essayist H. L. Mencken, who wrote that “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and…

CBS: CDC Emergency Meeting to Discuss Rare Covid Vaccine Heart Complications

A 2012 SARS Vaccine Study suggested vaccination increases the risk of fatal heart inflammation, when the body is challenged with the actual virus. Fast forward to today, and rare Heart…

Betrayers of the Truth

Accordingly the motto of the oldest scientific institution is Nullius En Verba: Take no one’s word!

Contribution Of Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions To Changes In Atmospheric Concentrations

There is no question that anthropogenic CO2 is being absorbed in the atmosphere. However, there is no obvious evidence to support the claim that it is totally responsible for the…

Follow the science, at least on nutrition

Whether it’s nutrition, Covid or climate change, the last thing we need is more sloppy politicized science, and more policies, laws and regulations dictated by “woke” or “cancel culture” agendas…

Collapse of the fake consensus on Covid-19 origins

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 23, 2021 by curryja  by Judith Curry The concerning saga of the creation, enforcement and collapse of a ‘consensus’ on Covid-19 origins. The…

Senator Rand Paul: NIH Financed Dangerous “Gain of Function” Virus Studies in Wuhan

Dr. Fauci denies the NIH funded gain of function studies in Wuhan. But last May, WUWT reported on a published gain of function paper which includes a top Wuhan virologist…

Covid-19 Standoff: China Accuses the USA of an Extensive Bioweapon Research Programme

According to Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying, the accusation that China created Covid-19 in a laboratory is a case of “the guilty party filing the suit first”.

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”…

Evidence of COVID Herd Immunity, Why COVID is Increasing In WA and OR, And Why It May Soon Decline Here.

There is a lot of talk about the need to get herd immunity, in which enough of the population will be vaccinated or have had COVID so that the virus…

A new study explores novel technology for COVID-19 diagnosis using ultrasound.

. This technology showed high diagnostic accuracy compared to traditional lung ultrasound interpretations. The technology when implemented on ultrasound devices that are currently used in clinical practice can be of…

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…

Some Observations On the Efficacy of Masks in a #COVID19 World

Masks mandates are not a risk free intervention. They have a poor effect of civil society, they absorb resources, they possibly carry health risks of their own, and they certainly…

Israeli Study: Aspirin Helps Protect against Covid-19

Do not take aspirin without consulting your doctor – aspirin use, even in small doses, can have nasty and sometimes fatal side effects. But a recent Israeli study of 10,477…

Uncomfortable knowledge

Donald Rumsfeld famously opined on the problems of decision-making in the face of “known knowns,” “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns.” To those three categories Rayner added a fourth, “unknown knowns”…

How does the Johnson & Johnson vaccine compare to other coronavirus vaccines? 4 questions answered

The adenovirus vector vaccine is safe because the adenovirus can’t replicate in human cells or cause disease, and the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can’t cause COVID–19 without the rest of the…

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.

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…