@Paul Homewood: Fresh doubt over Moorside power project as Toshiba’s nuclear unit Westin­ghouse files for bankruptcy

By Paul Homewood   http://ww­w.telegra­ph.co.uk/­business/­2017/03/2­9/fresh-​doubt-​moorside-​power-​project-​toshibas-​nuclear-​unit-​westing­house/  From the Teleg­raph:   Toshiba’s nuclear unit Westin­ghouse has filed for bankr­uptcy protec­tion, throwing fresh doubt on the UK’s plans to build Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. The move, which had been expected, follows a series of heavy losses that have…

Today: 13:28

@Paul Homewood: Caroline Lucas’ Carbon Spewing Trip

By Paul Homewood   https:/­/order-​order.co­m/2017/0­3/28/bad-​atmos­phere-​caroline-​lucas-​flies-​washin­gton/   Guido exposes the latest green hypoc­risy:   Green Party leader Caroline Lucas flew in business class to Washi­ngton yesterday on a gasoline guzzling, CO2 spurting aeroplane which dumped almost a tonne of carbon into the atmosp­here. A spokesman for Lucas confirmed to Guido that she flew on…

Today: 11:03

@Scottish Sceptic: Happy #Brexitday

There can be few times in modern history where the political classes and most of the media were so united in a view that was so contrary to the popular will. In many countries that clash between the political “elite” …

Today: 10:43

@Watts Up With That?: Recent Sea-​Level Change at Major Cities

Guest essay by Rich Taylor Abstract Human popul­ation is becoming increa­singly urban, and most of the world’s largest and fastest-​growing cities border tidew­ater. This note presents charts of annual-​value (AV) tide-​gauge records in or near major coastal cities to illus­trate the sea-​level change these cities have observed recently, and fits linear trends to the records.…

Today: 09:40

@Climate Scam (Swedish): Kreativ journa­listik på SVT

  Årets rapport om klimatet från WMO (World Meteoro­logical Organiz­ation) släpptes I förra veckan. Sveriges Televi­sions reporter Johan Juhlin skrev en artikel om rapporten som public­erades på SVTs hemsida. Det blev inte så bra. Vad jag kan se är Johans artikel en blandning av pressre­leasen från WMO och motsva­rande artikel publi­cerad på The Guardian. Jag

The post Kreativ journal­istik…

Today: 08:05

@Climatism: Sun’s impact on climate change quant­ified for first time

Origi­nally posted on Tallbloke's Talkshop : Quiet sun [image credit: NASA] Solar variation influe­ncing climate is suddenly plaus­ible, say resear­chers. Who knew? Well, nearly everyone except climate model­lers. Although they still mutter about human influ­ence, the reality of the solar slowdown is starting to bite it seems. If as they suggest ‘A weaker sun could…

Today: 07:05

@Master Resource: Peak Oil: Not Just Wrong but Invalid

“Produ­ction in a region rarely follows a bell curve nor do regions necess­arily exper­ience a single peak. As a result, this method repea­tedly predicted premature peaks for many countries and for the world itself.”

“Produ­ction patterns are deter­mined by the geology and chemistry of the deposit, plus the engine­ering decisions on how to produce it, plus the fiscal regime in place.”

Although the…

Today: 07:00

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: White House, Trump, Briefing Room, Undoing Regs, and Roku

Little covered, President Trump has repealed 4 more regul­ation bundles under the Congres­sional Review Act. Found easily on the ROKU channel "Briefing Room", unedited and without arguing talking heads or sneering news anchors. That, alone, makes the ROKU a positive value for me.

Today: 06:48

@Die Kalte Sonne: Unive­rsity of Exeter: Phytopl­ankton kann sich leicht an den Klimaw­andel anpassen

Hans Joachim Schell­nhuber und der ehemalige Green­peace-​Aktvist Malte Meinsh­ausen haben am 24. März 2017 in Science einen tollk­ühnen Fahrplan für die globale Dekarbon­isierung veröffen­tlicht. Bis 2050 muss das CO2 auf nahezu Null runter. Wenn die Bausind­ustrie es nicht schafft Beton und Stahl ohne CO2 Erzeugung herzust­ellen, sollen sie die Stoffe durch Holz, locker geschi­chtete Steine

Today: 06:30

@Jo Nova: SA Premier turned down a $30m coal deal that could have saved a billion dollars

The SA blackout cost around half a billion, and building a new gas plant (with a $170b in green bribes) adds another half. It’s now emerged that Alinta offered Jay Weath­erill a deal to keep Port August Power running which he turned down. If he had paid just $30m to keep the Northern coal fired station in business, there might have been no statewide blackout, and no need for regular load…

Today: 05:22

@American Elephants: U.S. Ambas­sador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

Dan Senor, inter­views the U.S. Ambas­sador to the United Nations Nikki Haley at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy confer­ence. The former governor of South Carolina has only been in her new job for two months, but she is making a real differ­ence. This is a very impre­ssive lady. Do watch. Another

Today: 05:08

@Watts Up With That?: More wailing over Trump’s killing Obama’s overre­aching climate regs – this time the doctors weigh in

From the AM­ERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSI­CIANS and the “how do people survive the climate change when they move from New York to Miami?” depart­ment, comes this warning that has all these deaths attached to the press release. As I said about a similar press release wailing about potential excess deaths earlier today, show me death certifi­cates…

Today: 04:53

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: A Billion Here, A Billion There – pretty soon, talking real oil

A billion bbls here, a billion bbls there, pretty soon you are talking real oil... and that in the middle of an 'oil glut'... So, about that whole idea we are "running out"?...

Today: 04:37

@Climate Depot: Hiccup! Former Obama EPA Chief admits she has turned to the bottle to cope as Trump guts climate regs

http://ww­w.politic­o.com/sto­ry/2017/0­3/trump-​obama-​climate-​regula­tions-​236611 Ex-​Obama team distr­essed as Trump guts climate regs By ERIC WOLFF, ALEX GUILLÉN and ANNIE SNIDER 03/28/17 07:31 PM EDT Hundreds of people in the Obama adminis­tration spent years building the climate change regula­tions that the president hoped would mark a lasting turning point in the nation’s response to global…

Today: 04:36

@Climate Depot: Trump Orders Overturn Of Climate Policies — Environme­ntalists Freak

Tue, March 28, 2017 6:17pm EDT by Samantha Wilson Environme­ntalists are terrified after President Trump shock­ingly signed executive orders to overturn climate change policies put into place by Barack Ob­ama. The order means the gover­nment won’t be dedicated to combating global warming, and people have a problem. Read their tweets! President Donald Trump, 70, signed a sweeping

Today: 02:57

@Climate Depot: Michael Moore: Human ‘Extin­ction’ Begins With Trump Reversing EPA Climate Regs

http://www­.newsbuste­rs.org/blo­gs/busines­s/james-​powers/20­17/03/28/­michael-​moore-​human-​extin­ction-​begins-​trump-​reversing-​clean By James Powers | March 28, 2017 | 4:25 PM EDT Michael Moore is known for spewing outlan­dish, liberal drivel, but he turned apocal­yptic as a reaction to the overthrow of former President Obama’s energy plan. (See tweet here.) Moore: ‘Histo­rians in the near future will…

Today: 02:50

@Watts Up With That?: Acoustic Ecology: What the Snapping Shrimp can Tell Us about Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new project is enlisting artists to listen to sound tracks of acoustic monitors in reefs and other ecolo­gical locat­ions, so they can raise the alarm if anything sounds diffe­rent. World Science Festival: How music and science combine to monitor climate change By Jessica McGrath Posted yesterday at 9:27am Bubbling…

Today: 01:39

@Climate Depot: Executive Order promoting energy indepe­ndence and economic growth — Full Text

Executive Order promoting energy indepe­ndence and economic growth — Full Text   Presid­ential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Indepe­ndence and Economic Growth EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – PROMOTING ENERGY INDEPE­NDENCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH By the authority vested in me as President by the Consti­tution and the laws of the United States

2017-03-28 22:57

@Real Science: Hot New Public­ation

Includes a chapter by Jennifer Marohasy and myself. new-​climate-​skeptic-​book-​will-​set-​the-​record-​straight/

2017-03-28 22:38

@Climate Depot: JOBS JOBS JOBS: Trump Signs E.O. Targeting Obama’s Climate Agenda – ‘It’s refre­shing to have a new sheriff in town’

2017-03-28 21:59

@Climate Depot: Sad: Exxon urges Trump to keep US in UN Paris climate accord

Via: htt­ps://www­.ft.com/­content/­acf309b0-​13b3-​11e7-​80f4-​13e067d50­72c?deskt­op=true&segmentId­=d8d3e364-​5197-​20eb-​17cf-​243784­1d178a Exxon­Mobil Letter comes as White House seeks to unravel Obama green­house commit­ments © Bloomberg ExxonM­obil, the largest American oil group, has written to the Trump adminis­tration urging it to keep the US in the Paris climate accord­agreed at the end of 2015. In a…

2017-03-28 21:57

@Climate Depot: President Trump signs energy indepe­ndence Executive Order — Full remarks

March 28, 2017 by CFACT Ed, 0 Comments The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 28, 2017 Remarks by President Trump at Signing of Executive Order to Create Energy Indepe­ndence Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency Headqu­arters Washin­gton, D.C. 2:14 P.M. EDT THE PRESI­DENT:  Thank you.  (Appl­ause.)  Thank you very much.  I guess

2017-03-28 21:49

@Junkscience: FULL TEXT — Trump Executive order ending Obama climate rules

Here’s the text of President Trump’s Executive order ending the Clean Power Plan. Read the Executive order.

2017-03-28 21:21

@Watts Up With That?: Breaking Hockey Sticks: Antarctic Ice Core Edition

Guest post by David Middleton Graphic: The relen­tless rise of carbon dioxide Ancient air bubbles trapped in ice enable us to step back in time and see what Earth’s atmosp­here, and climate, were like in the distant past. They tell us that levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmos­phere are higher than they have been…

2017-03-28 21:13

@Climate Depot: Trump rescinds Obama-​era rules with energy indepe­ndence order

Keeping another campaign pledge, President #Donald Trump signed the Energy Indepe­ndence #exec­utive order today that rescinds, reviews, or freezes nearly half a dozen Obama-​era rules. The order’s primary goal is to boost domestic energy produ­ction related to oil, natural gas, and coal while removing massive regul­atory roadbl­ocks. That, Trump remarked, will grow our economy, bring

2017-03-28 20:03

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Trump Exec. Order On Climate Change

Trump has signed an Executive Order resci­nding much of the Obama Climate Change energy killing E.O.

2017-03-28 20:02

@No Tricks Zone: “Experts” Sent In To Convince Public Of Wind Park Safety Met By Derision And “Jeering Laughter”

As wind projects continue to get planned throu­ghout Germany, concerns over their effects on nature, wildlife and human health are growing more than ever. The online Sächs­ische Zeitung (SZ – Saxony News) reports how one locality in Germany held a public forum on the subject of low-​frequency infra­sound earlier this year. Infra­sound generated by wind turbin­es is

2017-03-28 19:42

@Watts Up With That?: And, the wailing begins over Trump killing Obama’s overre­aching climate regs

From SYRACUSE UNIVE­RSITY and the “depar­tment of lost funding” comes this gloomy predic­tion. Trump Action on Clean Power Plan threatens air quality, health, and economic benefits The Trump Adminis­tration is expected to release­ signed an executive order on Tuesday March 28, 2017, directing the EPA to roll back the Clean Power Plan. In response, Dr. Charles…

2017-03-28 19:15

@Climate Depot: Trump takes biggest swing yet at Obama climate legacy

2017-03-28 18:49

@Climate Depot: Warmists outraged: ‘In ultimate insult, Trump to sign climate rollback order at the EPA’

2017-03-28 18:48