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…

The rocky road to accurate sea-level predictions

“As we said, choosing the wrong equations for the under-ice landscape can have the same effect on the contribution to sea-level rise as a warming of several degrees”, Åkesson says.

The Greenhouse Effect In A Water World

There are multiple lines of evidence, however, that challenge the strong water vapour feedback to a small initial CO2 forcing. These strong positive feedbacks are central to the IPCC narrative.

Claim: Disease-transmission model forecasts election outcomes

To simulate how interactions between voters may play a role in the upcoming presidential, gubernatorial and senatorial elections, a Northwestern University research team is adapting a model that is commonly…

TURNER: Models Can’t Accurately Predict Next Week’s Weather, So Why Should We Trust Them To Predict Climate Change?

From The Daily Caller Daniel Turner Contributor June 01, 2020 11:34 AM ET It’s curious … SpaceX has all the money in the world, and they didn’t hire someone who…

Study: Integrating satellite and socioeconomic data to improve climate change policy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News BureauShare Print E-Mail CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Bangladesh is on track to lose all of its forestland in the next 35-40 years, leading to a rise in…

“Predictive models” rarely are predictive

Guest “Yogi Berra’ism ” by David Middleton Predictive models dominate our lives — not always for the betterBY MERRILL MATTHEWS, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 05/06/20 The vast majority of Americans are…

Brutal Takedown of Neil Ferguson’s Model

From Lockdown ScepticsStay sane. Protect the economy. Save livelihoods. An experienced senior software engineer, Sue Denim, has written a devastating review of Dr. Neil Ferguson’s Imperial college epidemiological model that…

Researchers, Lawmakers Cry Foul After Harvard Quietly Edits Study Suggesting Pollution Leads To More COVID Deaths

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter May 03, 2020 2:02 PM ET Maryland Rep. Andy Harris wants the Environmental Protection Agency to review a Harvard University study suggesting…

Nature Has Been Removing Excess CO2 4X Faster than IPCC Models

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog February 5th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Note: What I present below is scarcely believable to me. I have looked for an…

Ozone-depleting substances caused half of late 20th-century Arctic warming, says study

Implicated in a third of overall global warming at the time Earth Institute at Columbia University A scientific paper published in 1985 was the first to report a burgeoning hole…

Were IPCC’s 1990 medium-term warming predictions accurate? No.

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In the increasingly vain hope of success in flogging the dead horse Global Warming, revisionists are increasingly trying to pretend that climatologists’ original predictions of…

1D Model of Global SST Shows 40% of Warming Since 1979 Due to Early Volcanic Cooling

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog January 14th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. In 2017, Christy & McNider published a study where they estimated and removed the volcanic effects…

Delingpole interview on the success of polar bear conservation & failed survival models

From Polar Bear Science Posted on October 28, 2019 Tomorrow I will be giving a public lecture in Paris on polar bear conservation success and the spectacular failure of the…

Models, Feedbacks, And Propagation Of Error

Guest post by Kevin Kilty Introduction I had contemplated a contribution involving feedback diagrams, systems of equations, differential equations, and propagation of error ever since Nick Stoke’s original contribution about…

Study: Climate change is leading to unpredictable ecosystem disruption for migratory birds

Ithaca, NY–Using data on 77 North American migratory bird species from the eBird citizen-science program, scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology say that, in as little as four decades,…

The One-sided Worldview of Eco-Pessimists

From Quillette written by Joanna Szurmak and Pierre Desrochers This essay draws in part on the authors’ new book Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change (Global…

Uneven rates of sea level rise tied to climate change

From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Dec-2018 Findings could help improve regional sea level forecasts National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research The pattern of uneven sea level rise over…

Antarctic melting slows atmospheric warming and speeds sea level rise

From Eurekalert Public Release: 19-Nov-2018 The research is the first to show how the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet will affect future climate University of Arizona As the Antarctic…

A Few Thoughts on the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4)

Guest post by David Middleton The current draft of the report can be found here: Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Fifth-Order Draft (5OD)  After a cursory review of the document, a…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #280

The Week That Was: 2017-08-05 (August 5, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The important thing is not…

Shifting storms to bring extreme waves, seaside damage to once placid areas

Sea level rise no longer the only impact climate change will bring to the world’s coastlines From Eurekalert Public Release: 20-Jul-2017 University of New South Wales   The world’s most…

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…

A Red Team to end the climate wars: fun but likely to fail.

A Red Team to end the climate wars: fun but likely to fail. By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: Team Trump has proposed a Red Team project…