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”…

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…

Cascading COVID-style lockdown: Only way to save the planet!

Guest “we had to destroy village in order to save it” by David Middleton Equivalent of Covid emissions drop needed every two years – studyEquivalent falls in emissions over a…

The progress of the COVID-19 epidemic in Sweden: an update

Whether the longer or shorter regression periods provide better estimates of normal mortality in 2019 and 2020, it seems clear that excess deaths, as a proportion of the population, were…

COVID-19 lockdowns temporarily raised global temperatures

The lockdowns and reduced societal activity related to the COVID-19 pandemic affected emissions of pollutants in ways that slightly warmed the planet for several months last year, according to new…

And Lockdown Crazy California Jumps Into the Lead

Just more evidence of some of the biggest policy failures in history.

Republican State Legislatures are Positively Correlated with Obesity, Democrat Legislatures with Death from #Coronavirus

Do Lockdowns Reduce the Spread? Maybe a Little. But what else do they do?

COVID-19: Lock-Downs, or Cock-Ups?

The question I aim to answer is: Is there evidence that the “lockdown” reactions to the epidemic of governments around the world have significantly helped to alleviate the effects of…

The progress of the COVID-19 epidemic in Sweden: an analysis

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 28, 2020 by niclewis | By Nic Lewis The course of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sweden is of great interest,…

When does government intervention make sense for COVID-19?

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on May 29, 2020 by niclewis By Nic Lewis Introduction I showed in my last article that inhomogeneity within a population in…

COVID-19 Dooms the Climate… Again! IEA: Oil Demand to Soon Exceed Pre-Lockdown Level

Alternate Title: Peak Oil Foiled Again Guest “too fracking funny for words” by David Middleton IEA chief says low oil prices will take demand beyond pre-crisis highsBy JAVIER BLAS on…

The Global CO2 lockdown problem

Guest post by Geoff Sherrington The global problem. In response to the threat of a global viral epidemic, countries announced lockdowns at various times near 25th March 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COVID-19_pandemic_lockdowns This…

China Poised To Buy Up Texas Oil Amid #Coronavirus Slump

From The Daily Caller David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief May 16, 2020 1:12 PM ET With oil prices going through the floor as the United States economy struggles from the…

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality

American Geophysical Union WASHINGTON–Levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant – ground-level ozone –…

Parks without Parking, Beaches without Beachcombers

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather Blog Original title: Seattle Parks without Parking, Washington Beaches without Beachcombers Tuesday, May 12, 2020 If you want to drive to a major Seattle…

Lockdown Fail In One Easy Graph

Guest “Excel-lent!” by David Middleton What happens if you crossplot the “lockdown” rating of the Lower 48 states and DC with the COVID-19 infection rate? To the extent there is…

An influenza test for whether lockdowns work

By Chris Gillham As one of the audit team for Jo Nova’s blog, I have been looking at the question of whether lockdowns work and their potential suppression of communicable…

Using excess deaths to correct Chinese-virus mortality counts #coronavirus

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The United Kingdom now has a higher death toll than any other European country, and the second-highest in the world after the United States. Yesterday’s…

Who is at risk from the Chinese Virus? Some hard data at last #coronavirus

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As the old saying goes, In God we trust: all others bring data. At last, we have some decent – if not yet peer-reviewed –…

A million have recovered from the Chinese virus

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Some good news: more than a million people have now recovered from the Chinese virus. And some more good news: lockdowns are being unwound by…

Joe Bastardi: Has CO2 been falling during the shutdown?

Weather or Not looks at Whether or not co2 has been falling during the shutdown

COVID-19 is a harsh teacher. Let’s learn from it.

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus Blog By Larry Kummer, Editor / 16 April 2020 Summary: COVID-19 teaches us about the propaganda and arrogance that hobble us. The cost in lives…

Business continuity and the Chinese virus #coronavirus

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Early in 2001, an international corporation’s chief financial officer conducted a business-continuity appraisal of the entire business. All insurances were reviewed and brought up to…

How to re-open the country and control COVID-19 #coronavirus

Thoughts of a Mathematician This article assumes that federal, state, county, and city governments, having jurisdiction over a particular location, act in coordination and agreement. This agreement is referred to…