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  • Plastic is so cool! “Plastic chunks on Arctic ice show how far pollution has spread.” Ohhhhhh noooooooo!!!
    Guest ridicule by David Middleton The Grauniad: The gift that keeps on giving! A British-led expedition has discovered sizeable chunks of polystyrene lying on remote frozen ice floes in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. The depressing find, only 1,000 miles from the north pole, is the first made in... Lire la suite »
  • Bali Volcano the Latest Excuse for the Lack of Warming
    Guest essay by Eric Worrall The grumbling Bali Volcano Mount Agung has not erupted yet, but experts are already talking up the dramatic short term global cooling it will cause when it blows. Bali volcano: Here’s why the Earth will get a little cooler after Mount Agung erupts By Alle... Lire la suite »
  • Enough is Enough! Stop hyping Harvey and Irma!
      Dr. Neil Frank, former Director National Hurricane Center Over the past several weeks numerous articles suggest Harvey and Irma were the result of global warming. The concept is a warmer earth will generate stronger and wetter hurricanes. A number of people have said Irma was the most intense hurricane... Lire la suite »
  • One Relatively Unknown Federal Agency Will Play A Big Role In Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Agenda
    Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 1:00 PM 09/23/2017 Most people probably haven’t heard of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), but this agency will be a major driver of energy infrastructure projects. Those projects will aid President Donald Trump’s goal of boosting U.S. infrastructure and gaining “energy dominance.”... Lire la suite »
  • Surprise! Millennials want Someone Else to Fix Climate Change
    Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a new study, most Millennials don’t make a personal effort to address climate change, but they are keen for someone else to sort it out. Breaking: Millennials Think About Climate Change Differently Than Anyone Else by Emma Loewe, MBG Editorial September 25, 2017... Lire la suite »
  • “Is Climate ‘Lukewarmism’ Legitimate?”
    Guest post by David Middleton A very thoughtful column by Ross Pomeroy at Real Clear Science… Is Climate ‘Lukewarmism’ Legitimate? By Ross Pomeroy September 25, 2017 To many, prominent writers Matt Ridley, Ross Douthat, and Oren Cass are a baffling bunch. They are the visible proponents of the position that climate change... Lire la suite »
  • Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #285
    The Week That Was: 2017-09-23 (September 23, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “Long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run, we are all dead.”— John Maynard Keynes, the British Economist who earlier... Lire la suite »
  • Reasons For Optimism About Climate Hysteria
    From Manhattan Contrarian September 22, 2017/ Francis Menton Large numbers of my friends and acquaintances are climate skeptics, and many of them spend a good deal of their time feeling down in the dumps about the subject.  Their reasoning goes something like this:  Here we have something that should immediately... Lire la suite »
  • Thousands flee ‘imminent’ Bali volcano eruption
    [Update 9/25 12:05 am.  I have change the title from 240,000 to thousands to reflect the change in the underlying story and am modifying the first sentence of the post ~ ctm] Last updated 15:19, September 23 2017 From Stuff About 240,000 Thousands of people are fleeing Bali’s Mount Agung... Lire la suite »
  • Now it’s a war on pipelines
    Efforts to block and sabotage pipelines hurt jobs, economic growth, middle class, human safety Paul Driessen The radical environmentalist war on fossil fuels has opened a new front: a war on pipelines. For years, activist zealots claimed the world was rapidly depleting its oil and natural gas supplies. The fracking... Lire la suite »
  • NPR: Most People Can’t Imagine Climate Change
    Guest essay by Eric Worrall NPR author and psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett thinks the reason people don’t care about climate change is most people can’t imagine what 120F feels like. But the reality is that Lisa is demonstrating her personal lack of insight. Simulating The Bodily Pain Of Future Climate... Lire la suite »
  • India: Third World Needs Green Freebies to Survive
    Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Indian External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, the only way to save future generations in poor countries is to give them lots of money and free stuff. Developed world must help less fortunate ones on climate change: Sushma Swaraj UNITED NATIONS: External Affairs Minister... Lire la suite »
  • UN Admits It Can’t Link Global Warming To The Spike In World Hunger, Then Does It Anyway
    Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 11:51 am 09/22/2017 A United Nations report admits it’s “impossible” to link man-made global warming to a jump in world hunger statistics, but then goes ahead and does make that link anyway. The new U.N. report estimated global warming helped increase the number of... Lire la suite »
  • Oops! Climate Cultist Destroys Own Position
    September 22, 2017 From American Thinker By Daren Jonescu Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has been doing the leftist media interview circuit recently, pressing his peculiar thesis that professional (i.e., paid) scientists are a superior class of humans whose conclusions are intrinsically beyond reproach and must therefore be accepted blindly by... Lire la suite »
  • Ancient tree reveals cause of spike in Arctic temperature
    Hmmmm……what does everyone think of this? ~ ctm Here is the abstract: Contrasting Greenland and Antarctic temperatures during the last glacial period (115,000 to 11,650 years ago) are thought to have been driven by imbalances in the rates of formation of North Atlantic and Antarctic Deep Water (the ‘bipolar seesaw’).... Lire la suite »
  • Germany Probably Won’t Meet Its Global Warming Goal, Despite Shelling Out $800 Billion For Green Energy
    Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch  2:50 PM 09/22/2017 A recent report claims Germany is not on track to meet its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020, despite the country spending billions on green energy subsidies. German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces election on Sunday, and... Lire la suite »
  • The Evils of Climate Enthusiasm
    Address to the Alumni of Warrane College, University of New South Wales Academic Dinner, September 2017 Dr Howard Thomas Brady No matter our age we are all adapting to circumstance. I would never have thought, after I went away to be a Catholic priest at the age of 16, that... Lire la suite »
  • Guardian: Climate Denial is the Fault of Old White People
    Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t The Spectator – Guardian author John Gibbons has written an extraordinary piece which blames climate denial on old white people. Climate deniers want to protect the status quo that made them rich Sceptics prefer to reject regulations to combat global warming and remain indifferent... Lire la suite »
  • Yale announces collaboration with WBCSD to improve corporate reporting
    From Eurekalert   (Don’t we all want our corporate investments to be “inclusive“) ~ctm Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Recognizing the critical role that private capital flows will play in moving society toward a more sustainable future, Yale University has launched the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF). This... Lire la suite »
  • Gulf Summers Aren’t Global Averages: A Reply to Farron Cousins
    Alan Reynolds, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute DeSmogBlog contributor Farron Cousins writes, “Newsweek Gives Cato Institute Climate Denier A Platform.” That means my piece, “Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Can’t Be Blamed on Global Warming.” But how could I possibly be a “Climate Denier” when I openly accepted NASA’s estimate that “Globally-averaged... Lire la suite »
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