After 30 years of failed climate politics, let’s try science!

From The Fabius Maximus website By Larry Kummer, Editor / 21 Comments / 12 December 2019 Summary: The climate policy debate has raged for 30 years, consisting mostly of propaganda and political games, with few results. Let’s try science, instead. Here is a first step to transforming the debate. “Insanity is repeating the same mistakes…

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Climate Models Have Not Improved in 50 Years

Guest “how can he write this with straight face?” by David Middleton Even 50-year-old climate models correctly predicted global warmingBy Warren Cornwall Dec. 4, 2019 Climate change doubters have a favorite target: climate models. They claim that computer simulations conducted decades ago didn’t accurately predict current warming, so the public should be wary of the…

Bjørn Lomborg: No, renewables are not taking over the world.

Bjørn Lomborg writes on his Facebook page: We’re constantly being told how renewables are close to taking over the world. We’re told they are so cheap they’ll undercut fossil fuels and reign supreme pretty soon. That would be nice. If they were cheaper, they could cut our soaring electricity bills. With cheap and abundant power,…

Happy 30th Birthday Gorebal Warming!

Guest drive-by by David Middleton Well… Happy 30th birthday, 3 days early… AP Was There: The age of climate change begins By GUY DARST, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Jun 18, 2018 On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that…

Switzerland is James Hansen's climate survivalist recommendation

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Former NASA GISS Chairman James Hansen has suggested that Switzerland is safest place to be, if you want to maximise your chances of surviving climate change. According to The Atlantic; Scientists warn that extreme weather will get worse and huge swaths of coastal cities will be submerged by ever-more-acidic oceans.…

A Modtran Mystery

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve been messing about with the “Modtran” online calculator for atmospheric absorption. It’s called “Modtran” because it is a MODerate resolution program to calculate atmospheric infrared absorption written in ForTRAN, which calculates the result for each 1 cm-1 wide band of the wavenumber across the spectrum. Not quite a “line-by-line” calculation, but…