Stanford study casts doubt on carbon capture

Stanford University One proposed method for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere – and reducing the risk of climate change – is to capture carbon from the air…

How 139 countries could be powered by 100 percent wind, water, and solar energy by 2050

Jacobson doubles down~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 23-Aug-2017 VIDEO: In this video, Mark Z. Jacobson explains the energy transition timeline for 139 countries to 100 percent wind, water, and solar…

Another Climate Lawsuit Brewing?

They are eating their own~ctm Date: 18/07/17 Robert Bryce, National Review Mark Jacobson, the Stanford professor who claims the U.S. can run solely on renewables, tells his critics he’s hired…

Climate impacts of super-giant oilfields go up with age, Stanford scientists say

From Eurekalert Public Release: 17-Jul-2017 Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences Even oilfields aren’t immune to the ravages of time: A new study finds that as some of…

Alien ice on Earth

From Eurekalert Only two more steps to ICE NINE!~ctm Stanford scientists discover how dense, extraterrestrial ice can form in just billionths of a second Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy &…

Claim: Let's put batteries on wind and solar farms

From Stanford University Stanford scientists calculate the energy required to store wind and solar power on the grid Renewable energy holds the promise of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. But there…

The 'Diffenbaugh Delusion' – refuted with a single graph of temperature

From Stanford University,  a claim easily refuted with a single graph of Tmax. See below. Global warming has increased risk of record heat, say Stanford scientists Drought shriveled crops in…

A new understanding of the solar dynamo published

Our resident solar expert, Dr. Leif Svalgaard, sends word of this new discovery. Stanford solar scientists solve one of the sun’s mysteries The sun’s magnetic field can play havoc with…

Claim: Climate change is 10x faster than ever before

From Stanford University  comes this breathless missive that sounds just like every one we’ve heard before. No mention of “the pause”, but we do have a “baked into the system”…

Grade school science howler from Ken Caldeira: 'CO2…forms carbonic acid (the same thing that makes soda fizz)'

From the Carnegie Institution , where soda pop science is like a carbonic acid trip, they say (thanks to modeling) we have to make big changes:  “To save coral reefs,…