@No Tricks Zone: Arctic Ice Gain Embarr­asses Global Warming Scient­ists. 40-​Year Meteoro­logist: “Don’t Be Surprised Over What Happens Next 10-​15 Years!

Yesterday I wrote here how some scien­tists misrep­resent the observed data conce­rning Greenland ice melt in order to get the alarming results they want. There we see that Greenland has been melting, but recently much more slowly than what we are often led to believe. Looking at the latest Greenland ice volume data from the Danish […]

Today: 14:20

@Watts Up With That?: Unive­rsity of Minnesota Offering Advice to Climate Apoca­lypse Surviv­alists

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Unive­rsity of Minnesota lecturer Jesse Keenan, the place to go if you want to survive Climag­eddon is Duluth, Minnesota on the shores of Lake Superior Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief By Kendra Pierre-​Louis­April 15, 2019 DULUTH, Minn. — As the West burns, the South…

Today: 14:00

@Real Science: Plumm­eting Heat In Minnesota

On this date in 1980, Ada and Montev­ideo, Minnesota both reached 100 degrees. Temper­atures like that in April are incompre­hensible now. In fact, Ada, Minnesota has only had one 100 degree day this mille­nium. In 1936 Ada gad eighteen 100 …

Today: 13:57

@Paul Homewood: What David Attenbo­rough’s climate change show didn’t tell you

By Paul Homewood Ross Clark has also joined the party: Given the reception that awaited Richard Madeley when he ventured last week that David Attenb­orough is “not a saint, just a broadc­aster” – something which is evidently true, though I haven’t formally checked with the Vatican – one delves into this subject with […]

Today: 13:31

@American Elephants: He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Matthew 28:1-​10 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthq­uake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. His […]

Today: 13:10

@DeSmogBlog: Gas Driller at Center of 2019 Pulitzer-​Winning Book on Fracking Still Faces Legal Battles

Read time: 7 mins

Eliza Grisw­old’s book Amity and Prospe­rity: One Family and the Fract­uring of America examines the impacts of fracking in western Pennsyl­vania, and on Monday it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfic­tion.

Grisw­old’s book carefully refuses the birds-​eye view of frack­ing’s impacts — readers will find few state or national stati­stics — and instead presents the detailed…

Today: 11:56

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Was This The BBC’s Worst Climate Show Ever?

The GWPF says: ‘Perhaps David Attenbo­rough’s BBC show would better have been called “Climate: Change The Facts”’. The BBC thinks it has the right to be totally partisan in favour of climate alarmism for some reason, but probably wonders why viewers are aband­oning it in droves. There are times when climate propa­ganda – for this […]

Today: 11:46

@Science Skeptical: Klimat­error in Londen zu den Oster-​Feiert­agen!

Im Zuge der Proteste um Gerat Thunberg beim Papst in Rom, gab es in London nun auch zu Ostern Proteste von Umwelt und Klimaakt­ivisten.

Die Polizei nahm in London in fünf Tagen fast 600 Umweltak­tivisten fest. Sie blocki­erten Straßen und Brücken und waren damit einem Aufruf der Bewegung „Extin­ction Rebel­lion“ (Rebe­llion gegen die Auslös­chung) gefolgt. An der Aktion betei­ligte sich auch die…

Today: 11:05

@Manchester Climate Monthly: URGENT: #climate grief support network needed in #Manch­ester

Manch­ester needs a network of support for people who are dealing with the full horror and dread of climate change. “Establ­ished” activists have mostly forgotten what it is like to be hit between the eyes by the likely impacts, the …

Today: 10:57

@Paul Homewood: David Rose Attacks Attenbo­rough’s “Flawed” Docume­ntary

By Paul Homewood I said the other day that the BBC might have gone too far with Attenbo­rough’s pack of lies, and risked a backlash which would ultim­ately undermine their credib­ility on climate. Well, the fightback has begun, with attack from David Rose: One of the most talked-​about progr­ammes of the past […]

Today: 10:14

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: 20 Amazing Winter Paintings from the Little Ice Age

Is the Earth still recov­ering from the Little Ice Age, a time when many glaciers advanced and recorded sea levels were falling? The Little Ice Age was a period from about 1300 to 1870 when Europe and North America experi­enced much colder winters than we do today, says 5 Minute History. Paintings from the Little […]

Today: 09:19

@Watts Up With That?: Cooling Down the Hysteria About Global Warming

Guest essay by Rich Enthoven Recently, NASA released its annual report on global temper­atures and reported that 2018 was the fourth hottest year on record, surpassed only by three recent years. This claim was accomp­anied by dire predic­tions of climate change and for immediate action to dramat­ically curtail CO2 emissions around the globe. Like every…

Today: 08:25

@Climate Scam (Swedish): Går klimatf­örändri­ngarna allt snabbare?

När nu EU har bestämt att Internet ska censur­eras, vågar jag inte ge några länkar. Det finns en massa väder och klima­tdata på Climate Explorer, som du kan hitta genom att leta på nätet, med Google eller någon annan sökmotor. Den viktiga temperat­urserien från UAH finns både där och på en egen hemsida. Jag har […]

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Today: 08:17

@Die Kalte Sonne: Ifo-​Institut München: CO2-​Ausstoß batteri­eelektr­ischer Autos liegt über dem von Dieselm­otoren

Man kommt aus dem Staunen nicht heraus. Nun hat doch tatsäc­hlich eine Forsche­rgruppe errec­hnet, dass Bitcoins ganz alleine das Pariser Klimaziel verfehlen lassen, ganz ohne Autos, Flugzeuge und Kohle. Irre. Hier die Arbeit von Mora et al. 2018 aus Nature Climate Change: Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°C Bitcoin is a power-​hungry cryptoc­urrency that

Today: 06:30

@American Elephants: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

On the actual 18th of April, the country was consumed with all things Mueller report, and I forgot to post this. Good for kids, who like the galloping rhythm of the poem, a lesson in history, and encourge them to memorize part or all of it. Memor­izing is a skill that would serve them well […]

Today: 05:52

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Rotating Space Stations

A couple of videos about rotating space stations, the design issues, and one that is being promoted for building Real Soon Now.

Today: 03:24

@Watts Up With That?: Financial Times: Creating Commuter Misery Will Build Support for Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the Financial Times, you build people’s support for your cause by adding to the misery of their work commute. Climate change prote­sters are telling us the deadly truth Extin­ction Rebellion chall­enges decades of belief that pessimism backfires Camilla Cavendish APRIL 19, 2019 The furious reaction to this week’s climate…

Today: 02:06

@Warwick Hughes: RBA spruiking climate change

The Reserve Bank of Australia joins climate alarmists – Climate Change and the Economy – must be antici­pating the near certainty of a Green­Labor election win next month.

Today: 00:46

@American Elephants: An Odd Explor­ation of American History and Folkways

I woke up this morning with a nonsense song my father used to sing to me when I was very little, in my head, and tried to write it down. Then I decided to try to search to see if it was a popular song of his day, or a child­ren’s song from his childh­ood., […]

Today: 00:37

@Watts Up With That?: An End… and a New Direction

Guest Edito­rial: Dr. Tim Ball I thought about making this my last article on climate for this or any other website except my own. I planned the action some time ago, but it was the recent headline in the Telegraph that triggered this penult­imate move. It said, “Climate change is a risk investors can’t ignore:…

2019-04-20 23:45

@Watts Up With That?: Eye roller study: Make farmers play computer games to under­stand climate threat

From the Journal De Gruyter comes this bit of ridic­ulous activist outreach disguised as science which builds on the meme of “if only we could commun­icate climate change better, people would accept it and be just as alarmed as we are.” Basic­ally, they collected a bunch of people in a room, had them play a…

2019-04-20 19:59

@Skeptical Science: 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change Global Warming News Roundup #16

A chronol­ogical listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Apr 14 through Sat, Apr 20, 2019 Editor's Pick How We Roll: Study Shows We're More Lone Wolves Than Team Players

Results may explain why colle­ctive action on climate change and health policy is so difficult

Credit: Steve Smith Getty Images

What credo would you choose: “Share…

2019-04-20 19:37

@Paul Homewood: Isle de Jean Charles Sea Level Rise

By Paul Homewood Jaime Jessop has written the first of what may be a series of posts on Attenbo­rough’s docume­ntary the other day. She has taken a close look at the Isle de Jean Charles, which you will recall is gradually being flooded: Well, I sat through it, much to my disgust. […]

2019-04-20 18:53

@Real Science: Emma Thompson : Flew 5,400 Miles To Protest That People Are Allowed To Fly

‘Hypoc­rite’ Emma Thompson flew 5,400 miles from Los Angeles to join London eco-​warrior protest

2019-04-20 18:21

@Watts Up With That?: Myles Allen: 1.5C Global Warming “will not feel like Armage­ddon”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate scientist Myles Allen is worried the 12 year time limit until the end of the world has been taken out of context. Why prote­sters should be wary of ‘12 years to climate break­down’ rhetori­cApril 19, 2019 12.06am AEST … Today’s teenagers are absol­utely right to be up in arms about…

2019-04-20 18:00

@Real Science: April 22 : Earth Day!

2019-04-20 17:55

@Judith Curry: Energy Security and Grid Resilience

by Judith Curry Divers­ifying and securing energy supplies natio­nally and locally. Since we’ve moved to Nevada and have been integr­ating into the local commu­nity, the most intere­sting thing we’ve come across is the National Security Forum of Northern Nevada (NSF). …

2019-04-20 16:51

@Climate Depot: Watch: A baby-​faced 8-​year old lookalike mocks Ocasio-​Cortez climate claims in video

https://ww­w.american­thinker.co­m/blog/201­9/04/a_bab­yfaced_oca­siocortezl­ookalike_s­kewers_the­_real_one.­html By Monica Showalter Via Gateway­Pundit, you gotta see this: This sweet, adorable, 8yo actress is not only much cuter than the real #Alexand­riaOcasi­oCortez but she’s also already much smarter too. I asked her to do this video because when #AOC is talking this is what we’re all thinking.…

2019-04-20 16:43

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: New Concepts in Energy Storage Could Break Barriers

Sticky social question for the trans­ition to green energy is the displac­ement, not only of workers like coal miners, but of existing genera­tors, which are often major emplo­yers, and perhaps as import­antly, big sources for local tax revenues in hard pressed communiti­es.German effort at repurp­osing coal plants as energy storage units could hold promise. Add […]

2019-04-20 16:39

@Jo Nova: Weekend Unthreaded

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2019-04-20 16:20