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Today: 07:11

@Climate Scam (Swedish): Öppen Tråd

Midsomma­rfirande på Svalbard Var det kallt på midsomma­raftonen i år? Tänk på att det alltid finns kallare ställen på jorden. Här inne i värmen kan vi alltid ägna oss åt öppen tråd och diskutera väder, klimat och energi. Trevlig Helg, önskar Redakt­ionen

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@Google: Germany Neglects Renewa­bles, Set to Miss 2020 Climate Goals OilPri­ce.com

OilPri­ce.com Germany Neglects Renewa­bles, Set to Miss 2020 Climate Goals OilPri­ce.com While the newly installed German gover­nment grapples with divisions over migration policies in its first 100 days of office, its inaction on energy policies and climate goals is angering utili­ties, tradit­ional energy compa­nies, renew­ables firms, and ... and more »

Today: 06:38

@Die Kalte Sonne: Anfang 2018: Kälte sorgt für Zuwachs beim deutschen Energiev­erbrauch

Die AG Energieb­ilanzen e. V.  gab am 24. Mai 2018 eine Übersicht zum Energiev­erbrauch in Deutsc­hland während der Monate Januar-​März 2018 heraus: Kälte sorgt für Zuwachs beim Energiev­erbrauch Erdgas mit starkem Plus/Kr­äftiger Rückgang bei Steinkoh­le/Mehr Erneue­rbare Die im Vergleich zum Vorjahr deutlich kühlere Witterung hat für einen kräftigen Anstieg des Energiev­erbauchs in den…

Today: 06:30

@Jo Nova: Croco­diles and Jellyfish are coming to get you — stay safe, install solar now!

Oh the dilemma. When faced with a crocodile do you get out a gun or put up a windmill?

It could be that natural cycles change animal habitats as they have for millions of years. It could be that we made croco­diles a protected species and stopped hunting and killing the wild ones in Queen­sland from 1974, but whatever, it must be climate climate climate. Buy an EV and stop the spread of…

Today: 05:48

@American Elephants: How Long Do We Have To Wait For Global Warming to be Proved? Is Thirty Years Enough?

Fool Me Once Shame on You, Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me. It was just 30 years ago this week that James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a prolonged heat wave, which” he described as a climate event of cosmic signifi­cance.” Just to be

Today: 05:35

@Watts Up With That?: Forbes: Tesla Green Car Produ­ction Circus Distra­cting From Solar City Woes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As Elon Musk ramps up the hype over whether Tesla will hit its Model 3 produ­ction targets, another financial disaster may be unfolding at Tesla’s subsi­diary Solar City. Tesla’s Constant Turmoil Can’t Hide The Fact That SolarCity Is Dying Jim Collins JUN 22, 2018 @ 03:07 PM I am convinced…

Today: 05:00

@American Elephants: R.I.P. Charles Krauth­ammer. You Will Be Missed!

A Life well and power­fully lived. Paralyzed from the neck down after a swimming pool accident, Charles Krauth­ammer became a psychia­trist, and a good one. And he became a columnist and author, and was an outsta­nding one. Of his own predic­ament, he said: “Better to be paralyzed from the neck down than the neck up.”

Today: 04:09

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Music Break: Steve Goodman – You Better Get it While you Can

Steve Goodman was one of the best singer songwr­iters I ever saw live. Maybe the best. Heard Goodman sing this on the radio, part of an interview where he discussed his ongoing treatment for leukemia. Steve Goodman died at age 36 in 1984. That’s Jethro Burns on the mandolin. Adverti­sements

Today: 03:40

@American Elephants: Trump Listens to Obama-​Clinton on Immigr­ation

Don’t miss this one. It’s just over 2 minutes, and important.

Today: 03:23

@Google: Katharine Winkler: Concerned about expenses of climate resil­iency GazetteNET

GazetteNET Katharine Winkler: Concerned about expenses of climate resiliency GazetteNET As a young person entering graduate school, I am concerned about the cumul­ative expenses of climate resil­iency over my lifetime. Unless resil­iency is part of a dual strategy that also includes climate mitig­ation and reduction of emiss­ions, it will be ...

Today: 02:38

@Google: Letter: It's time we trusted science on climate change Gaines­ville Times

Gaines­ville Times Letter: It's time we trusted science on climate change Gaines­ville Times I read article after article about how climate change is a hoax, there has been no increase in temper­atures in 15 years, and it is impos­sible for the small amount of CO2 in the atmos­phere to affect our temper­ature, and temper­atures have always changed ...

Today: 02:19

@Watts Up With That?: UN Climate Demand Opens the way for More Abuse of Poor Farmers

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If there is one climate program which should have died in a welter of shame, that programme is third world conser­vation progra­mmes, progr­ammes which have repor­tedly already caused mayhem in places where gover­nment backed forces have committed atroc­ities to drive farmers and tribes out of nature reserves. Forests provide a…

Today: 02:00

@Google: Climate change planning Irish Times

Irish Times Climate change planning Irish Times Sir, – A current radio and TV adverti­sement for a well-​known car brand features a woman's voice stating that she is driving her three children to school in the morning knowing that she's providing a diffe­rence to their future. My reaction, and very ...

Today: 00:07

@DeSmogBlog: Oil Companies and Lobbyists Say They’re Ready To Solve Climate Change? Check The Fine Print

Read time: 8 mins

By David Halperin, crossp­osted from Republic­ Report

On Wedne­sday, former senators Trent Lott (R-​MS) and John Breaux (D-​LA) annou­nced, with a big public relations blitz, a new campaign,  Americans for Carbon Dividends , to address the threat of climate change. The effort is being heralded as a breakt­hrough by some because it is endorsed by big oil and gas companies  Exxon…

Today: 00:02

@Climate Depot: Fmr. Harvard physicist slams ‘profes­sional propaga­ndist’ James Hansen: ‘There’s nothing worse about the climate of 2018 relat­ively to the climate of 1988’

https://m­otls.blog­spot.com/­2018/06/h­ansens-​testimony-​30th-​anniversar­y.html?utm­_source=fe­edburner&utm_medi­um=feed&utm_campai­gn=Feed:+L­uboMotlsRe­ferenceFra­me+(Lubos+­Motl%27s+r­eference+f­rame) Hansen’s testi­mony: 30th annive­rsary Tomorrow, it will have been exactly 30 years from the day (June 23rd, 1988) when James Hansen gave a testimony before the U.S. Senate. For the first time, the American…

2018-06-22 23:24

@Watts Up With That?: Thirty Years On, How Well Do Global Warming Predic­tions Stand Up?

The short answer, is not all that well. On June 23, 1988, NASA scientist James E. Hansen testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resou­rces, where he expressed his “high degree of confid­ence” in “a cause-​and-​effect relati­onship between the claimed CO2 induced “green­house effect and observed warming.” The 30th annive­rsary of Mr. Hansen’s…

2018-06-22 23:24

@Climate Depot: Analysis: James Hansen’s 1988 testimony was ‘the end of any pretense in reality with climate science’

https://r­ealclimat­escience.­com/2018/­06/thirty-​years-​since-​global-​warming-​began/  by ton­yheller On June 23, 1988 NASA’s James Hansen told Congress that global warming had begun. Global Warming Has Begun, Expert Tells Senate – The New York Times One June 22, the night before his testi­mony, Hansen and Senator Tim Wirth sabotaged the air condit­ioner in the meeting room. we called the Weather…

2018-06-22 23:16

@Climate Depot: Geolo­gist: Cold Facts About Faux Antar­ctica Meltdown – ‘Rest easy, Antar­ctica isn’t melting away, and you aren’t going to drown because of it’

WRIGHT­STONE: Cold Facts About Faux Antar­ctica Meltdown https://ww­w.dailywir­e.com/news­/32182/wri­ghtstone-​cold-​facts-​about-​faux-​antar­ctica-​gregory-​wright­stone WRIGHT­STONE: Cold Facts About Faux Antar­ctica Meltdown Photo by MATHILDE BELLENGER/­AFP/Getty Images ByGREGORY WRIGHT­STONE June 22, 2018 Nearly all of the major news outlets last week ran attention-​grabbing headlines uncrit­ically reporting…

2018-06-22 23:13

@Climate Depot: Congress asks EPA IG to invest­igate consp­iracy between Volvo Trucks and Obama EPA staff to destroy glider truck industry

Congress asks EPA IG to invest­igate consp­iracy between Volvo Trucks and Obama EPA staff to destroy glider truck industry https://­junkscie­nce.com/­2018/06/­congress-​asks-​epa-​ig-​to-​invest­igate-​consp­iracy-​between-​volvo-​trucks-​and-​obama-​epa-​staff-​to-​destroy-​glider-​truck-​industry/ You mean there’s problem with a (foreign) company consp­iring with the U.S. gover­nment to rig emissions tests to kill a…

2018-06-22 23:10

@Climate Depot: Federal Scien­tists Blame Trump For An Obama-​Era Policy On Talking To The Media

Federal Scien­tists Blame Trump For An Obama-​Era Policy On Talking To The Media http://da­ilycaller­.com/2018­/06/22/fe­deral-​scien­tists-​blame-​trump-​obama-​policy/ ‘Compl­etely false’

2018-06-22 23:10

@Climate Depot: Listen: Morano on The Blaze discu­ssing book: “The Politi­cally Incorrect Guide to Climate Change.”

https://w­ww.thebla­ze.com/vi­deo/this-​author-​is-​debunking-​climate-​change-​myths-​by-​dropping-​a-​few-​histo­rical-​facts By Doc Thomps­on Jun 21, 2018 11:42 am Tired of hearing from the climate change lobby that your car is the problem, not the interna­tional roundtrip flights that celebr­ities take to accept “green” awards? Author Marc Morano joined “The Morning Blaze” today to talk about his…

2018-06-22 22:57

@Paul Homewood: The Failed Predic­tions Of James Hansen

By Paul Homewood   30 years on, how do James Hansen’s predic­tions hold up?  "T­hirty years of data have been collected since Mr. Hansen outlined his scenario­s—enough to determine which was closest to reality. And the winner is Scenario C. Global surface temper­ature has not increased signifi­cantly since 2000, discou­nting the larger-​than-​usual El Niño

2018-06-22 22:08

@Google: Is the Coming Natural Gas Boom Good for the Climate? Depends Who You Ask TIME

TIME Is the Coming Natural Gas Boom Good for the Climate ? Depends Who You Ask TIME The report's authors say that means more jobs and less climate change-​causing carbon dioxide entering the atmosp­here. But there's also a dark side to the natural gas boom: a study published this week in the journal Science shows that natural gas ... Natural Gas Is Hurting the Climate More Than We Thought New York…

2018-06-22 21:21

@Google: Exxon's Sitting on Key Records Subpo­enaed in Climate Fraud Investi­gation, NY Says InsideC­limate News

InsideC­limate News Exxon's Sitting on Key Records Subpo­enaed in Climate Fraud Investi­gation, NY Says InsideC­limate News Exxon­Mobil has yet to turn over key financial records subpo­enaed by state investi­gators over a year ago in a climate fraud inquiry, New York's attorney general told a judge in new court filings. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood asked Judge ...

2018-06-22 20:54

@And then there's physics: No, Hansen wasn’t wrong!

It’s 30 years since James Hansen testified before the US Congress about climate change. In the same year, he published a paper that produced some forec­asts. I wasn’t going to write about this as there are a number of articles …

2018-06-22 20:08

@Warren Meyer: Wow, Public Schools Must REALLY Suck

The title was my first thought when I saw this over at Kevin Drum's: The Gates Found­ation has spent about $200 million since 2010—in addition to other sources who kicked in about $400 milli­on—on an education initi­ative designed to inc­rease student perfor­mance: The school sites agreed to desig­n new teacher-​evalu­ation system­s that incorp­orated classroom-​observ­ation rubrics and a measure

2018-06-22 19:55

@Google: UN Enviro­nment and European Union call for stronger action against climate-​change-​related security threat UN Enviro­nment (press release)

UN Enviro­nment (press release) UN Enviro­nment and European Union call for stronger action against climate -​change-​related security threat UN Enviro­nment (press release) “Amid the diverse social and political causes, the Darfur conflict began as an ecolo­gical crisis, arising at least in part from climate change,” said then UN Secretary-​General Ban Ki-​moon in 2007. The impact of climate change…

2018-06-22 19:55

@Junkscience: Congress asks EPA IG to invest­igate consp­iracy between Volvo Trucks and Obama EPA staff to destroy glider truck industry

You mean there’s problem with a (foreign) company consp­iring with the U.S. gover­nment to rig emissions tests to kill a (dome­stic) compet­itor? SCOOP: CONGRESS DEMANDS EPA INVEST­IGATE POTENTIAL COLLUSION WITH LOBBYISTS TO THWART TRUMP’S AGENDA By Michael Bastasch June 22, 2018, Daily Caller Repub­lican lawmakers are demanding the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) inspector general’s…

2018-06-22 19:32

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Paris slams brakes on electric car-​sharing scheme

Another ‘green’ fantasy bites the dust in the face of old-​fashioned economic reali­ties. Once again, without massive subsidies of public money the numbers just didn’t add up. Calling a taxi seems to have won the day. Now it’s see-​you-​in-​court time as recrimi­nations kick off. The city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric

2018-06-22 19:06


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