@Jo Nova: Al Gore says climate change is like slavery

Al Gore’s new move is to wrap the global warming religion in with a bucket-​list of “moral moveme­nts”, evidently targeting the naive souls who seek an Instant Life’s Mission, and / or  approval from sorority girls:

Al Gore: battle against climate change is like fight against slavery

The fight against global warming is one of human­ity’s great moral movem­ents, alongside the abolition of…

Today: 20:06

@Paul Homewood: Ten Reasons Why We Don’t Believe You, Katharine

By Paul Homewood       https://­uk.news.­yahoo.co­m/people-​dont-​believe-​global-​warming-​not-​theyre-​stupid-​162546273­.html?soc­_src=mail&soc_­trk=ma       Katharine Hayhoe thinks she knows why some of us don’t believe in global warming – appar­ently we don’t care! Well Katha­rine, here are another ten reasons you forgot:     1) We don’t trust climate scient­ists. The Climat­egate emails…

Today: 19:21

@Climate Depot: 2016: Another ‘Very Quiet’ Year For Tornadoes – Continues decline since 1970s – ‘No EF-​5 events’ last year

Tornado Stats For 2016–A­nother Quiet Year https://no­talotofpeo­pleknowtha­t.wordpres­s.com/2017­/06/23/tor­nado-​stats-​for-​2016-​another-​quiet-​year/ By Paul Homewood   NOAA have been very slow in releasing the final tornado data for 2016, but it is finally out now. As the provis­ional indicated at the time, last year was another very quiet year for torna­does, and continued the pattern of a lower…

Today: 17:51

@Climate Depot: ‘In search of a gender neutral glacier’ – ‘Paper proposes a feminist glaci­ology framew­ork’ 

in search of a gender neutral glacier http://cl­imatechan­gepredict­ions.org/­uncategor­ized/8341 A critical but overl­ooked aspect of the human dimen­sions of glaciers and global change research is the relati­onship between gender and glaciers. While there has been relat­ively little research on gender and global environ­mental change in general (Moosa and Tuana, 2014; Arora-​Jonsson, 2011), there is even…

Today: 17:29

@Climate Depot: Sign a petition for Australia to pull out of the Paris Agreement

Sign a petition for Australia to pull out of the Paris Agreement http://joa­nnenova.co­m.au/2017/­06/sign-​a-​petition-​for-​australia-​to-​pull-​out-​of-​the-​paris-​agree­ment/ Let’s get Australia out of the pointless Paris Agreement which will cost trill­ions, hurt the poor, kill birds, bats, whales, and not change global temper­atures by any measu­rable amount. This is a very well reasoned petition…

Today: 17:27

@Climate Depot: Alam Carlin: ‘Why I Spend So Much Time and Effort on Climate Skepti­cism’ 

Why I Spend So Much Time and Effort on Climate Skept­icism http://ww­w.carline­conomics.­com/archi­ves/3697 I am sometimes asked why I spend so much time on climate skepti­cism. Why not just ignore the climate issue and let the climate alarmists have their way at the expense of everyone else, partic­ularly the less wealthy? The full answer can be

Today: 17:27

@Climate Depot: David Whiteh­ouse: The Global Warming Hiatus Is Real – ‘EPA’s Pruitt has a point backed-​up by science’ 

David Whiteh­ouse: The Global Warming Hiatus Is Real http://www­.thegwpf.c­om/scott-​pruitt-​is-​right-​the-​global-​warming-​hiatus-​is-​real/ The global warming ‘hiatus’ is the most talked about and resea­rched topic in climate science Few things illus­trate the poor state of the communi­cation of climate science better than the reaction to Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency Adminis­trator Scott Pruitt’s…

Today: 17:25

@Real Science: Coldest June 23 On Record in Boulder?

Current temper­ature here in Boulder is 52 degrees. Temper­atures have been falling for several hours. Our warmest June 24 was in 1954, when temper­atures were 2X current temper­atures – at 104 degrees. The coldest June 23 was in 1906, when …

Today: 17:21

@Warren Meyer: Where Have All The Public Companies Gone?

From the WSJ today, this intere­sting bit: In less than two decades, more than half of all publicly traded companies have disapp­eared. There were 7,355 U.S. stocks in November 1997, according to the Center for Research in Security Prices at the Unive­rsity of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Nowadays, there are fewer than 3,600.... “Twenty

Today: 17:20

@Climate Depot: Arctic Warming Reverse! New Study Finds Winter Arctic Sea Ice ‘To Increase Towards 2020’ 

Arctic Warming Reverse! New Study Finds Winter Arctic Sea Ice “To Increase Towards 2020” http://no­trickszon­e.com/201­7/06/23/a­rctic-​warming-​reverse-​new-​study-​says-​winter-​arctic-​sea-​ice-​to-​increase-​towards-​2020/ It is not uncommon to hear from Europe’s media that climate change is to blame whenever a weather anomaly occurs on the old conti­nent. The reason for the climate change of course…

Today: 17:16

@Climate Depot: WaPo Warmist Claims EPA Issued ‘A Declar­ation Of War’ By Taking Down Climate Change Website

WaPo Weath­erman Claims EPA Issued ‘A Declar­ation Of War’ By Taking Down Climate Change Website http://dai­lycaller.c­om/2017/06­/23/wapo-​weath­erman-​claims-​epa-​issued-​a-​declar­ation-​of-​war-​by-​taking-​down-​climate-​change-​website/ ‘It included a vibrant kids’ site’ — gReader Pro

Today: 17:15

@Climate Depot: Sierra Club: The Big Problem With Environm­entalism Is ‘Unsust­ainable Whiteness’

Sierra Club: The Big Problem With Environm­entalism Is ‘Unsust­ainable White­ness’ http://d­ailycall­er.com/2­017/06/2­3/sierra-​club-​the-​big-​problem-​with-​environm­entalism-​is-​unsusta­inable-​white­ness/ ‘White privilege and racism within the broader environ­mental movement is existent and perva­sive’ — gReader Pro

Today: 17:15

@Real Science: A Simple Solution To Contro­lling Global Warming

New Scientist asks “can we limit global warming to 2°C?” Living with climate change: Can we limit global warming to 2°C? | New Scientist The answer is yes, and the cost is zero. Most global warming is due to Gavin …

Today: 16:41

@Warren Meyer: How The Media Exagge­rates to Scare You Often In Support of Growing the State

I find the WSJ to be more readable than most modern newspa­pers, but that does not mean it doesn't play exactly the same silly media games every other media outlet does. This article is about a legiti­mately dangerous dam in Calif­ornia that is being rebuilt to accomm­odate new learning about how earthen dams behave in

Today: 16:19

@Watts Up With That?: AGU: Extraor­dinary storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016

From the “well, if hadn’t been that it would have been global warming for sure” depart­ment: By Lauren Lipuma, AGU A series of unprece­dented storms over the Southern Ocean likely caused the most dramatic decline in Antarctic sea ice seen to date, a new study finds. Antarctic sea ice – frozen ocean water that rings…

Today: 15:47

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Yes Minister Does Global Warming

Origi­nally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT : By Paul Homewood ? h/t Jo Nova ? ? If only Yes Minister had done global warming. Well, it has now, in the new stage version. It’s hilar­ious, absol­utely to the point, and a must watch. ? Yes Prime Minister Global Warming etc Part 1…

Today: 15:05

@No Tricks Zone: Arctic Warming Reverse! New Study Finds Winter Arctic Sea Ice “To Increase Towards 2020”

It is not uncommon to hear from Europe’s media that climate change is to blame whenever a weather anomaly occurs on the old conti­nent. The reason for the climate change of course gets attri­buted to man and fossil fuel emiss­ions. Ocean drives There­fore, it is all the more intere­sting that a new paper has just

Today: 14:34

@Paul Homewood: Tornado Stats For 2016–A­nother Quiet Year

By Paul Homewood   NOAA have been very slow in releasing the final tornado data for 2016, but it is finally out now. As the provis­ional indicated at the time, last year was another very quiet year for torna­does, and continued the pattern of a lower level compared to the 1970s.      http://ww­w.spc.noa­a.gov/wcm­/#data Perhaps

Today: 14:27

@Real Science: New Video : Global Warming Is A Religion, Not A Science

Today: 12:02

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Subsid­izing electric vehicles ineffi­cient way to reduce CO2 emiss­ions: study

Yet another suppo­sedly ‘climate-​friendly’ policy gets called into question as Phys.org reports. ‘Costs a fortune’ and ‘has little effect’ are two of the critic­isms. Subsid­izing the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an ineffi­cient way to reduce green­house gas emissions that is not cost effec­tive, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released Thursday.…

Today: 11:57

@Paul Homewood: Yes Minister Does Global Warming

By Paul Homewood   h/t Jo Nova     If only Yes Minister had done global warming. Well, it has now, in the new stage version. It’s hilar­ious, absol­utely to the point, and a must watch.   Yes Prime Minister Global Warming etc Part 1 from Aris Motas on Vimeo.       Yes Prime

Today: 11:36

@Paul Homewood: The Heathrow Tarmac Strikes Again!

By Paul Homewood     As we know, the Met Office have informed us that Wednesday was the hottest June day since 1976, with a temper­ature of 34.5C recorded next to the runway at Heathrow. Appar­ently the previous hottest June day since 1976 was at Worcester in 1995, with 33.8C set. http://ww­w.markvog­anweather­.com/2017­/06/21/uk-​eyes-​warmest-​june-​day-​since-​1976-​on-​longest-​day-​of-​the-​year/   This is…

Today: 11:11

@Real Science: Popular Science : Fossil Fuels Cause Global Cooling And Global Warming

Popular Science reports that humans are overhe­ating the planet, and have raised Earth’s temper­ature to almost 59F. Don’t believe our planet is warming up? Look at this. | Popular Science The say fossil fuels cause both global warming and global …

Today: 10:19

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Hinkley Point nuclear deal ‘risky and expens­ive’ 

For some reason the UK has chosen to pay a lot more for its new nuclear power than anywhere else, using untried and complex techno­logy, and now even the country’s own auditors are compla­ining about it. The fear seems to be that it could prove to be a vastly expensive pig in a poke. UK

Today: 09:03

@Die Kalte Sonne: Schnell mal im Selbstv­ersuch die Welt retten

Von Uli Weber Als ich vor mehr als 35 Jahren noch regel­mäßig die „Compute­rwoche“ las, träumten dort alle von „künst­licher Intelli­genz“. Heute haben unsere PCs mehr Rechenka­pazität als ein damaliger Superco­mputer, aber die einzige real existi­erende künst­liche Intell­igenz, die einem im Alltag schon mal begegnen kann, sind Wikipedia und die eigenw­illige Sprachf­ührung auf…

Today: 06:30

@Jo Nova: Sign a petition for Australia to pull out of the Paris Agreement

Let’s get Australia out of the pointless Paris Agreement which will cost trill­ions, hurt the poor, send Austr­alian manufac­turing overseas, kill birds, bats, whales, raise electr­icity prices, and not change global temper­atures by any measu­rable amount. This is a very well reasoned petition written by someone very familiar with the details of IPCC procee­dings. It is an official petition, and…

Today: 05:36

@Carlin Economics and Science: Why I Spend So Much Time and Effort on Climate Skepticism

I am sometimes asked why I spend so much time on climate skepti­cism. Why not just ignore the climate issue and let the climate alarmists have their way at the expense of everyone else, partic­ularly the less wealthy? The full answer can be found in my book, but the short answer is that there is

Today: 03:27

@Watts Up With That?: Some Fun with IPCC Texts

Guest essay by Leo Goldstein I’ve already written about the epic moment, when IPCC appar­ently recog­nized that most of the recent warming had been due to the natural variab­ility. Instead of telling that to the world, IPCC has just altered the defin­ition of climate change in its Third Asses­sment Report (TAR, 2001) to include natural…

Today: 02:00

@Real Science: Most Amazing Ride Yet

I got to see mom Cooper’s hawk feedin­g her chick right after it hatched. I’m about 120 feet away.

Today: 01:45

@Friends of Science Calgary: PROSPECTS FOR MEETING EMISSION REDUCTION GOALS: THE CASE OF QUEBEC

Contri­buted by Robert Lyman © 2017 Introd­uction Much of the contro­versy in Canada conce­rning climate change issues takes place at a very general level. People discuss first whether one should believe those scien­tists and modelers who predict catast­rophic global warming, and second what are the implic­ations of this for the emissions reduc­tions measures, if any, we …

Today: 00:08


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