@Real Science: Climate Scien­tists Versus God

“we’ll be fine. As my dad says, it’ll rain. It always does.” Texas Governor Rick Perry  Summer, 2011 Seven years ago, our top climate experts said Texas would be hot and dry for the rest of the century, and they …

Today: 04:29

@Climate Depot: Claim: Meat and dairy emissions ‘could surpass those from largest oil firms’ – ‘Live­stock sector could consume 4/5ths of the global gr­eenhouse gas budget­ each year by 2050’

https://ww­w.energyli­venews.com­/2018/07/1­8/meat-​and-​dairy-​emissions-​could-​surpass-​those-​from-​largest-​oil-​firms/ By Jonny Bairstow Wednesday 18 July 2018 The largest meat and dairy producers could surpass major oil companies as the largest contri­butors to environ­mental pollu­tion. That’s according to a new report from the Institute for Agricu­lture and Trade Policy (IATP) and non-​profit GRAIN,…

Today: 04:10

@DeSmogBlog: Fossil Fuel Industry Outspent Environme­ntalists and Renew­ables by 10:1 on Climate Lobbying, New Study Finds

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Industry sectors based on fossil fuels signifi­cantly outspent environ­mental groups and renewable energy companies on climate change lobbying, new research has found.

In a study published today in the journal Climatic Change , Drexel Unive­rsity sociol­ogist Robert Brulle shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than $2 billion trying to influence climate…

Today: 02:37

@Watts Up With That?: High-​level climate confe­rence in Porto, 7-​8 September 2018: a special invit­ation to WUWT readers

By Christ­opher Monckton of Brenchley Following the succe­ssful London climate confe­rence of 2016, Professor Nils-​Axel Mörner and Pamela Matlack-​Klein are organ­izing a high-​level confe­rence on The basic science of a changing climate at the Facultate de Letras (Human­ities Faculty) in the Unive­rsity of Porto, Portugal, for two action-​packed days – Friday 7 September and Saturday…

Today: 02:00

@Vvatts Up With That:         ­        ­        ­   JULY IS THE CRUELEST MONTH

Today: 01:08

@Real Science: US Intell­igence Vs. Putin

All US intell­igence agencies said Iraq had weapons of mass destru­ction. 9 May 2007, Page 7 – The Index-​Journal Putin quest­ioned their claims. Putin demands proof over Iraqi weapons | UK news | The Guardian Democrats sided with Putin. “The …

Today: 01:00

@Google: Money talks when trying to influence climate change legisl­ation Phys.Org

Phys.Org Money talks when trying to influence climate change legisl­ation Phys.Org Climate lobbying is big business. A new analysis shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than two billion dollars on influe­ncing relevant legisl­ation in the US Congress. Unsurpri­singly, sectors that could be negat­ively affected by bills ... Fossil Fuel Indus­tries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates On…

Today: 01:00

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Guess Why Gasket Was Leaking…

Can you guess why my valve cover gasket was leaking? I'm sure you can...

Today: 00:45

@Google: Cities as study proxies for climate change Science Daily

Science Daily Cities as study proxies for climate change Science Daily Cities often display many of the predicted effects of climate change, including higher tempera­tures, higher carbon dioxide concent­ration and higher drought rates. Some of those effects are due to imperm­eable building materials like concrete and glass ...

Today: 00:42

@Google: It might be too late to save these Austr­alian ecosy­stems from climate change The Indepe­ndent

The Indepe­ndent It might be too late to save these Austr­alian ecosy­stems from climate change The Indepe­ndent Our research, recently published in Nature Climate Change, describes a series of sudden and catast­rophic ecosystem shifts that have occurred recently across Austr­alia. These changes, caused by the combined stress of gradual climate change and extreme ...

Today: 00:03

@DeSmogBlog: Fossil Fuel Industry Outspent Environme­ntalists and Renew­ables by 10:1 on Climate Lobbying, New Study Finds

Read time: 3 mins

Industry sectors based on fossil fuels signifi­cantly outspent environ­mental groups and renewable energy companies on climate change lobbying, new research has found.

In a study published today in the journal Climatic Change, Drexel Unive­rsity sociol­ogist Robert Brulle shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than $2 billion trying to influence climate…

Today: 00:00

@Real Science: Obama 2012 : “The Cold War Has Been Over For 20 Years”

Obama won his second term by laughing off Mitt Romney’s sugge­stion that Russia is a threat. When you were asked, what’s the biggest geopol­itical threat facing America, you said ‘Russia.’ Not Al-​Qaeda; you said Russia,” Obama charged. “And, the 1980s …

2018-07-18 23:24

@Real Science: The Current State Of Climate Science

2018-07-18 23:13

@American Elephants: Here’s Mark Levin With a Bit of Media History

Mark Levin has a keen eye for disinfo­rmation and the mind to explain all. We’re in uncharted territory here, and need all the help we can get. When you find something that reveals a lot, share it as widely as you can. Perhaps you have noticed that the Media is not apt to help out

2018-07-18 22:28

@Watts Up With That?: Commuting to work: car, train or bus?

By Andy May The United States Depar­tment of Transpo­rtation tells us in their online report “Public Transpor­tation’s Role in respo­nding to Climate Change” that we should use public transpo­rtation to reduce our green­house emiss­ions. This claim is also made inTime’s “Global Warming Survival Guide.” Even the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Preven­tion) recomm­ended public…

2018-07-18 22:19

@Google: Teens Are Leading 3 Days of Climate Change Activism in DC With Zero Hour TeenVog­ue.com

TeenVog­ue.com Teens Are Leading 3 Days of Climate Change Activism in DC With Zero Hour TeenVog­ue.com The science of climate change, and the evidence of its devast­ating impact not just in the U.S., but around the world, could not be more clear. While past genera­tions have fought to make change in this area, none has felt the urgency of the current youth. Meet One Of The Teen Activists Leading This…

2018-07-18 22:07

@DeSmogBlog: Years After EPA Cited Health Risks From Chemical Plant, Is Enough Being Done to Protect its Louisiana Neighbors?

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What should be done about a chemical plant in Louisi­ana’s St. John the Baptist Parish that releases chloro­prene — a chemical so toxic that the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) deter­mined nearby residents face the highest risk in the country of devel­oping cancer from air pol­lution?

Tags: Denka DuPont chloro­prene air pollution Louisiana Concerned Citizens of St. John

2018-07-18 21:56

@Watts Up With That?: Quote of the week from Curry: global warming hiatus for ~2 more decades?

In response to a study from the Unive­rsity of Washi­ngton posted on WUWT (and elsew­here) today about a shift in the AMOC and a very clear statement about it not colla­psing (as posited for collapse by many, including Michael Mann, Dr. Judith Curry gave this response to the Daily Caller’s Mike Bastasch: Replying to @Mike­Bastasch We…

2018-07-18 21:38

@Google: Thomas Friedman: We're in the Middle of 3 Climate Changes — Not Just 1 Fortune

Fortune Thomas Friedman: We're in the Middle of 3 Climate Changes — Not Just 1 Fortune Contrary to popular belief, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-​winning author Thomas Friedman believes we're in the midst of not just one climate change, but three. Speaking at Fortune's annual Brain­storm Tech confer­ence, this year in Aspen, ...

2018-07-18 21:15

@Google: Scien­tists lack vital knowledge on rapid Arctic climate change Science Daily

Scien­tists lack vital knowledge on rapid Arctic climate change Science Daily Arctic climate change research relies on field measur­ements and samples that are too scarce, and patchy at best, according to a compreh­ensive review study from Lund Unive­rsity in Sweden. The resear­chers looked at thousands of scien­tific studies, and ...

2018-07-18 20:54

@Watts Up With That?: No. Dogge­rland is not a relevant climate change lesson from a “real Atlantis.”

Guest ridicule by David Middleton More nonsense about sea level rise…p­paleo FRONTIER RESEARCH SOCIAL SCIENCES Lessons from a real Atlantis 17 July 2018 by Jude Gonzalez Traces of long-​forgotten human settle­ments claimed by the sea thousands of years ago are being uncovered by resear­chers along the coast­lines of Europe. The discov­eries, both on land and…

2018-07-18 20:17

@Google: Old footage of sports events can help scien­tists track climate change Popular Science

Popular Science Old footage of sports events can help scien­tists track climate change Popular Science Decades of footage showed that climate change had altered the trees, shrubs and other plants along the course. It also demons­trated the immense value of video material from annual sporting events, which could provide a rich trove of data about the ...

2018-07-18 19:37

@Google: Climate change hits harder than ever Daily Pioneer

Climate change hits harder than ever Daily Pioneer According to a latest study published in the journal, Nature Geosci­ence, global temper­atures are set to rise and our planet may end up being twice as warm as projected by climate models, even if the world meets the target of limiting global warming to ...

2018-07-18 19:33

@Warren Meyer: Why Western Efforts To Ban Plastic Drinking Straws is GREAT for Global Prosperity

Yes, most plastic waste in the ocean comes from monsoon flooding of Asian rivers / cities that washes trash out into the ocean.  Yes, plastic drinking straws are a trivial perce­ntage of the waste stream.  So yes, plastic drinking straw bans will have little effect on cleanl­iness of the enviro­nment. BUT, this effort does seem

2018-07-18 19:22

@Watts Up With That?: Study: Atlantic Ocean circul­ation is not colla­psing – but the press release adds climate porn

From the Unive­rsity of Washi­ngton – Hannah Hickey where the original headline in the press release says “Atlantic Ocean circul­ation is not colla­psing – but as it shifts gears, global warming will reaccel­erate“. Problem is, the resea­rcher doesn’t know and says: “We have about one cycle of observ­ations at depth, so we do not know…

2018-07-18 19:22

@Tamino's Open Mind: Spread the Word

I’d like to remind everyone that kids will be marching on Washi­ngton this Saturday, July 21st, to advocate for real action about climate change. Maybe the best thing you can donate to them is publi­city. Got a facebook account? Post …

2018-07-18 18:32

@Google: Climate deter­mines shapes of river basins Science Daily

Science Daily Climate deter­mines shapes of river basins Science Daily River basins also vary in shape, which, as MIT scien­tists now report, is heavily influ­enced by the climate in which they form. The team found that in dry regions of the country, river basins take on a long and thin contour, regar­dless of their size. In ...

2018-07-18 18:12

@The Carbon Brief: Slowdown of Atlantic conveyor belt could trigger ‘two decades’ of rapid global warming

A slowdown in the Atlantic Ocean current bringing warm water up to Europe from the...

The post Slowdown of Atlantic conveyor belt could trigger ‘two decades’ of rapid global warming appeared first on Carbon Brief .

2018-07-18 18:00

@Jo Nova: Lightning strikes occur in time with the spinning Sun in 150 year old Japanese farm records

Our underst­anding of the sun’s effect of Earth’s weather is so immature

Remark­ably, some Japanese families kept weather record diaries in the 1700 and 1800s, and some for as long as 150 years. The connec­tions they reveal are tantal­izing but so incomp­lete. We are trying to fish out primitive signals from murky water. The Sun turns around on itself every 27 days, so these resear­chers are looking…

2018-07-18 18:26

@Real Science: Conser­vation Of Stupidity Among Climate Alarmists

One of the dumbest ideas which climate alarmists have is that glaciers calving is an indic­ation of melt and sea level rise. This video of a Greenland glacier fract­uring is a close, scary look at sea level rise – The …

2018-07-18 17:11


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