Roger Pielke Jr.’s 2020 Hurricane Season Recap

2020 Atlantic hurricane season ends today Here are updated CONUS normalized losses through 2020 2020 ranks 15th of 121 years Based on @JessicaWeinkle et al https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-018-0165-2 And CONUS landfalling hurricanes…

A demo showing our broken climate policy debate

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus website By Larry Kummer, Editor / 8 February 2020 Summary: Progress in the climate policy debate comes too slowly. The use and misuse of RCP8.5…

The Incredible Story Of How Climate Change Became Apocalyptic

Reposted with permission from Forbes Roger Pielke Energy In recent years the issue of climate change has taken a decidedly apocalyptic turn.  Earlier this week United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres…

No, Hurricanes Are Not Bigger, Stronger and More Dangerous

From Forbes Roger Pielke Contributor Energy I research and write about science, policy and politics. Earlier this week a paper published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

Net-Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 2050 Requires A New Nuclear Power Plant Every Day

From Forbes Roger Pielke Contributor Energy I research and write about science, policy and politics. More than a decade ago, Gwyn Prins and Steve Rayner characterized climate policy as an…

Reducing the future to climate: a story of climate determinism and reductionism.

An excellent twitter thread by @RodgerPielkeJr concerning a paper by Hulme, M. Recommended reading: Hulme, M. (2011). Reducing the future to climate: a story of climate determinism and reductionism. Osiris,…

Ross McKitrick: This scientist proved climate change isn’t causing extreme weather — so politicians attacked

And so, many scientists who have the facts and know the truth remain silent From The Financial Post Special to Financial Post June 7, 2019 6:28 AM EDT Last Updated…

Pielke and Lomborg accused of “fact mongering”

Reposted from cliscep.com Posted on 10 Jan 19 by Paul Matthews Here’s a remarkable example of the post-truthiness of some elements of contemporary academia. A magazine called Issues in Science…

Research From Latest US Climate Report Tied to 2 Major Democratic Donors

From The Daily Signal Michael Bastasch / @MikeBastasch / November 26, 2018 / Michael Bastasch @MikeBastasch Michael Bastasch is a reporter for The Daily Caller News Foundation. It’s been repeated…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #282

The Week That Was: 2017-08-26 (August 26, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The most difficult subjects can…