China’s carbon reduction target looks elusive as banks keep throwing cash at coal mines and power plants, undercutting Xi Jinping’s plan to slash fossil fuels

American and Canadian banks led almost half of the US$3.8 trillion in global fossil fuel financing deals over the past five years. European, UK, Chinese and Japanese financial institutions pale…

COVID-19 crisis causes 17% drop in global carbon emissions

University of East Anglia The COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last – according to a new analysis by…

Why the Current Economic Slowdown Won’t Show Up in the Atmospheric CO2 Record

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog May 15th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. [UPDATE: MISSING IMAGES INSERTED] Summary: Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) continue to increase with…

CO2, the Chinese virus and the profiteers of doom

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley By the time you read this, the monthly Mauna Loa CO2 concentration will probably have been published. The profiteers of doom have been delighted by…

Is the COVID-19 Economic Downturn Affecting Atmospheric CO2? Mauna Loa Data Say, Not Yet

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog March 22nd, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Some global warming alarmists are celebrating the current economic downturn as just what is needed…

Nitrogen Dioxide Ramping Up Again Over China

From United space in Europe ESA / Applications / Observing the Earth / Copernicus / Sentinel-5P Recent data have shown a decline of air pollution over northern Italy coinciding with…

Quantifying Futility: an estimate of future Global CO2 emissions

Reposted from edmhdotme Following the thinking of the late Prof David Mackay using “back of the envelope calculations”, this post makes estimates of the likely future growth in global CO2…

European Commission report hypes EU’s globally irrelevant, costly & unsustainable lower emissions schemes

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) recently released its 2019 assessment of global carbon emissions that showed a worldwide increase of 1.9% in emissions…

Australian: New Report: Electric Cars Have ‘Higher CO2 Emissions’

From The GWPF  Original story at The Australian Date: 26/08/19 The Australian Electric vehicles in Australia’s eastern states are responsible for more carbon dioxide emissions than regular petrol vehicles, according…

Developing nations surging energy use shatters UN & California’s climate alarmism crusade

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin California has updated its GHG emissions data for year 2017 showing a decrease of about 5 million metric tons of GHG emissions since 2016. The…

What’s the worst case? Emissions/concentration scenarios

Reposted from Climate Etc. Posted on March 28, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry Is the RCP8.5 scenario plausible? This post is Part II in the possibility series (for…

China coal use exploding, U.S. leads world in CO2 reductions, alarmist media conceal all this & much more

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin In the scientifically unsupported wacky world of climate alarmism propaganda hype and media hysteria the public is threatened with claims that our country must commit…

Wildfires Caused By Bad Environmental Policy Are Causing California Forests To Be Net CO2 Emitters

Guest essay by Chuck DeVore In the past two years, wildfires scorched 2.9 million acres in California, including five of the state’s 20 deadliest fires killing 131 people. Former California Gov. Jerry…

The great carbon scam

From The Toronto Sun We pay to reduce our emissions, other nations hide theirs By Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun First posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 02:04 PM EDT | Updated:…

'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

From The BBC By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent From the section Science & Environment Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in…

Introducing the WUWT CO2 Reference Page

Guest Post by WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” While the Pause in Earth’s temperature continues, currently 17 years and 10 months based upon RSS satellite data, it is important to…

Population Bomb: new study discusses population impacts upon global warming emissions

A new study in PNAS by O’Neill et al. (2010) describe “population shifts” as having a substantial influence upon greenhouse gas emissions.  From the abstract of Global demographic trends and…