@Climate Depot: Deling­pole: Liberals Furious that New Head of NASA Is a Climate Change Skeptic

Deling­pole: Liberals Furious that New Head of NASA Is a Climate Change Skeptic https://c­o2islife.­wordpress­.com/2018­/04/21/de­lingpole-​liberals-​furious-​that-​new-​head-​of-​nasa-​is-​a-​climate-​change-​skeptic/ NASA’s new Adminis­trator Jim Briden­stine is a climate change skeptic – and naturally the usual suspects are furious. Continue Reading Please Like, Share, Subscribe and Comment

Today: 03:54

@Junkscience: NYTimes Investi­gative Reporter Eric Lipton — Not So ‘Investi­gative’ on Glider Trucks

Eric Lipton is an “invest­igative reporter” with the New York Times. I’ve talked with him on the phone. He seems like a nice enough guy. But I’m gonna beat him over the head for his Friday morning tweet about glider trucks. For an intro to the glider truck contro­versy, read my January 12 op-​ed in …

Today: 02:04

@Judith Curry: Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week. The coming revol­ution in numerical weather predi­ction [link] Dessler, Mauritsen and Stevens:  The influence of internal variab­ility on Earth’s energy balance framework and implic­ations for estim­ating climate …

Today: 00:15

@Watts Up With That?: Curious Circles in Arctic Sea Ice

NASA’s Operation IceBrid­ge—the airborne mission flown annually over both polar regio­ns—is now in its tenth year making flights over the Arctic. That’s a lot of flight hours spent mapping the region’s land ice and sea ice. But on April 14, 2018, IceBridge mission scientist John Sonntag spotted something he had never seen before. Sonntag snapped…

2018-04-20 23:58

@Watts Up With That?: Claim: Climate Supers­torms May Scuttle the Caribb­ean’s Green Energy Plans

Guest essay by Eric Worrall What power system is most likely to survive a category six supers­torm? Climate change may scuttle Caribb­ean’s post-​hurricane plans for a renewable energy boom MASAŌ ASHTINE, UNIVE­RSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA CAMPUS April 20, 2018 Updated: April 20, 2018 11:02am (The Conver­sation is an indepe­ndent and nonprofit source of…

2018-04-20 23:46

@Warwick Hughes: Banks Royal Commi­ssion has Govt dead men walking

Watching Treasurer Scott Morrison on TV news trying to justify the Govt’s years of stonew­alling against holding a Royal Commi­ssion into Banks by referring to their 2014 Financial System Inquiry run by David Murray AO. An Inquiry that found NOTHING I can recall. Compared to the Kenneth Hayne Banks Royal Commi­ssion that is uncov­ering sensat­ional, …

2018-04-20 22:56


http://ww­w.powerli­neblog.co­m/archive­s/2018/04­/putin-​funds-​americas-​environ­mental-​moveme­nt.php BY JOHN HINDE­RAKER With all the attention being paid to Russian “collu­sion” these days, it is remar­kable that there has been so much focus on Facebook ads while far more serious meddling by Vladimir Putin goes mostly unrema­rked. In partic­ular, Russia’s subsid­izing of U.S. environ­mental groups,…

2018-04-20 22:26

@Climate Depot: Ore. Paper Credits ‘Clean-​Energy Skeptic Donald Trump’ with Saving 350 Solar Jobs with Tariffs

By Craig Bannis­ter | April 20, 2018 | 10:20 AM EDT “Clean-​energy skeptic” Trump saves solar jobs. (Scree­nshot) “Credit clean-​energy skeptic Donald Trump with rescuing a Hillsboro solar energy factory,” the first line of an article in The Oregonian declares. “SolarW­orld’s sale saves hundreds of Hillsboro jobs,” the Wednesday­ headline read. On Wedne­sday, SunPower, which currently…

2018-04-20 21:32

@Climate Depot: EPA Chief’s Pruitt’s climate debate just got more likely – Morano: ‘Pruitt has the president backing him’

2018-04-20 21:30

@Watts Up With That?: Martian Muddy Waters

No… Martian Muddy Waters is not an extrater­restrial blues music­ian.  It’s just a catchy title that links Mars, mud and water together. Guest post by David Middleton Clear as mud: Desicc­ation cracks help reveal the shape of water on Mars BOULDER, CO, USA: As Curiosity rover marches across Mars, the red planet’s watery past comes…

2018-04-20 19:25

@Warwick Hughes: BBC hyperven­tilates over New Zealanders

BBC reports “When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wore a tradit­ional Maori cloak to meet the Queen, it had …. most New Zeala­nders glowing with pride.” Most New Zeala­nders want their economy admini­stered to grow national wealth fairly I think.

2018-04-20 19:21


Guest analysis by JAMAL MUNSHI (h/t to  Adam Wilda­vsky) ABSTRACT: Homicides in England and Wales 1898-​2003 are studied against the atmosp­heric carbon dioxide data for the same period. The Charney Equili­brium Sensit­ivity of homicides is found to be λ=1.7 thousands of addit­ional annual homicides for each doubling of atmosp­heric CO2. The sensit­ivity estimate is supported by…

2018-04-20 19:00

@Climate Depot: Cutting Down Forests To Save The Earth; You Simply Can’t Get Any More Stupid Than This

Green Shock: Entire Forests Being Murdered to Produce Wood Pellet Biomass Hardwood forests cut down to feed Drax Power plant, Channel 4 Dispa­tches claims Brendan Montague | 16th April 2018 A Dispa­tches investi­gation has uncovered evidence of hardwood forests being chopped down to provide ‘green energy’ for the UK. Experts say unique habitats rich in

2018-04-20 18:17

@Watts Up With That?: Interpl­anetary Shock Wave Sparks Electric-​Blue Auroras

Surpr­ising sight seen by airplane pilots and passe­ngers on “red eye” flight Last night, April 19-​20, a shock wave in the solar wind hit Earth’s magnetic field, sparking a moder­ately strong G2-​class geomag­netic storm and rare “electric blue” auroras seen from airplanes in flight over Canada. Northern Lights spilled across the Canadian border into a…

2018-04-20 18:01

@Climate Depot: Watch: Morano on TV on Gore’s coal flip-​flop: ‘Gore was deceiving the people back in 1992’ Now!

Broadcast on April 19, 2018 – The Rebel – The Ezra Levant Show  On last night’s show,­ Marc Morano of­ Climate Depot ­joined me to discuss Al Gore’s flip-​flop on coal. Morano Video here: htt­ps://www.­therebel.­media/mar­c_morano_­al_gore_f­lip_flops­_on_coal Al Gore likes to portray himself as an anti-​coal climate crusader, but footage from 1992 of Al Gore testi­fying before the Senate in favor…

2018-04-20 17:56

@Climate Scepticism: Another bogus climate claim from the BBC

The BBC’s false reporting of climate issues appears to be reaching epidemic propor­tions. Paul Homewood has a post ­BBC’s Fake Climate Claims Now Becoming A Habit in which he discusses three examples – sea level rise in Florida, reindeer in Russia, and hurric­anes. Then there were the fake news stories from Roger Harrabin on Jan 18th, …

2018-04-20 17:26

@Watts Up With That?: Where, Exactly, Is The Man-​made Climate Problem?

Guest Post by Willis Esche­nbach Posted without comment, except a hat tip to Dave Burton and Willie Soon … There is no statis­tical diffe­rence between the two trends. Well, I guess that qualifies as a comment … Best to everyone on a day full of sunshine, w. My Usual Request: Quote the exact words that…

2018-04-20 16:36

@Climate Depot: An Activ­ist’s candid admission to solve ‘global warming’: ‘You have to drag people into some kind of regul­atory hell’

Via: https­://www.vox­.com/conve­rsations/2­018/4/19/1­7254166/cl­imate-​change-​earth-​day-​april-​2018-​carbon-​ideol­ogies ‘Are we prepared to endure lives with less comfo­rt?’: Green William T. Vollmann on climate change By Eric Allen Been  Apr 19, 2018, 8:40am EDT SHARE Author William T. Vollmann in his studio in Sacram­ento, Califo­rnia, in 2005.­ Rich Pedronc­elli/AP “For a long time I was a…

2018-04-20 16:34

@Climate Depot: OVERPOP­ULATION SOLVED! Gov. Jerry Brown Claims: 3 Billion Will Die from ‘Global Warming’

By Me­lanie Arter | April 19, 2018 | 4:28 PM EDT Calif­ornia Gov. Jerry Brown (CNSNew­s.com/M­elanie Arter) (CNSNew­s.com) – Calif­ornia Gov. Jerry Brown predicted that if carbon emissions aren’t reduced, billions of people will die from “heat events,” and one billion will be subjected to vector diseases. “When you pick up the paper or turn on cable

2018-04-20 16:20

@Watts Up With That?: Inconve­nient: Study says corals adapting fast enough to withstand another century of climate change

Heat-​tolerant genes may spread through coral popula­tions fast enough to give the marine creatures a tool to survive another 100 years of warming in our oceans. Coral reefs are facing no shortage of threats includin­g ocean acidifica­tion, ove­rfishing,­ plastic pollu­tion, and r­ising tempera­tures. Sea surface temper­atures have been cli­mbing on average for over a century, and ocean heat…

2018-04-20 15:59

@Real Science: Hawks Are Back

The Red Tailed Hawks are back, building a new nest in the same tree.  They weren’t succe­ssful last year, possibly due to late snows­torms on April 29 and May 18. Hopefully this year will be more produc­tive.

2018-04-20 15:33

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Dunce School: Electr­icity Gener­ation 101 for the Wind Sun Worshipper

Origi­nally posted on STOP THESE THINGS : It takes a special brand of ignorance to still believe that the world can run on sunshine and breezes. Whether you blame a breakdown in the education system or a Trots­kyite takeover of the mains­tream media, the results are the same: there’s a stubborn rump who continue to turn…

2018-04-20 15:27

@Climate Depot: Surge in U.S. shale has eaten into OPEC’s total market share

OPEC’S OUTPUT FELL IN MARCH, WHILE U.S. SHALE STEAMED AHEAD Date: 20/04/18 Christ­opher Alessi, The Wall Street Journal Surge in U.S. shale has eaten into OPEC’s total market share OPEC said Thursday its crude oil output fell last month amid compl­iance with the oil cartel’s agreement to cut produc­tion, even as the world’s total oil supply

2018-04-20 15:10


IS OPEC UNDEREST­IMATING U.S. SHALE (AGAIN)? Date: 20/04/18 By Tsvetana Paras­kova, Oilpri­ce.com It looks like OPEC and Russia are delibe­rately overtig­htening the oil market and won’t call the end of the cuts yet, aiming at higher oil prices and shrugging off (at least in the short term) the potential threats to the oil market balance—a

2018-04-20 15:08

@Watts Up With That?: Humans Are Causing Mammals to Shrink!

Guest comme­ntary by David Middleton From the No Schist Sherlock files… PUBLIC RELEASE: 19-​APR-​2018 Humans have been driving a global reduction in mammal size for thousands of years AMERICAN ASSOCI­ATION FOR THE ADVANC­EMENT OF SCIENCE The dispersal of humans out of Africa coincided with a dramatic global reduction in the size of mammals, a new…

2018-04-20 13:27

@No Tricks Zone: Prominent Japanese Scientist Reiter­ates: “Sun Is Main Climate Driver”…­Manmade “Global Warming A Hoax”!

Skeptic climate science news also from Japan I’ve been regularly bringing you climate and energy news from Germany, with Kenneth in USA posting on the latest science. Now NoTr­icksZone is happy to report we are also working with skeptic Japanese climate blogger Kirye, who runs KiryeNet. This means we’ll also be occasi­onally prese­nting skeptic news out

2018-04-20 12:59

@Paul Homewood: Phew, Wot A Scorcher, April!

By Paul Homewood     https://tw­itter.com/­metoffice?­ref_src=tw­src%5Etfw&ref_url=h­ttps%3A%2­F%2Fwww.t­elegraph.­co.uk%2Fn­ews%2F201­8%2F04%2F­20%2Fuk-​weather-​britain-​set-​sizzle-​hottest-​april-​day-​70-​years%2F Excruci­atingly close, say the Met Office! Well, maybe for then, as they would love to be able to declare another record high. But the real story is not the one they would like to portray. The…

2018-04-20 11:33

@No Frakking Consensus: Self-​Corre­cting Science: A Slow Haphazard Process

The celeb­rated ability of science to self-​correct is accomp­anied by some major caveats.

2018-04-20 11:12

@Paul Homewood: Greenland No Warmer Now Than The 1880s

By Paul Homewood   h/t NoTric­ksZone As I have shown many times, data from long running stations show that temper­atures recently in Greenland have been no higher than the 1930s. A new paper, which uses Reana­lysis data from KNMI, pushes the record back further.    https:/­/www.the-​cryosphere­.net/12/39­/2018/tc-​12-​39-​2018-​supplem­ent.pdf As we can see, Greenland temper­atures were also at

2018-04-20 10:45

@Dr. Tim Ball: Using One Social Problem to Resolve Another.

There are two great moral and ethical issues confro­nting and dividing Ameri­cans, abortion and migra­tion. Life, in its normally perverse way, offers a solution for both with a common theme, that is overl­ooked or ignored because people have such strong and often emotional opinions about each. It is unlikely they would entertain one being a

2018-04-20 09:47