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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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@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

@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

@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

@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

@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

@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

@Watts Up With That?: Pipe dream: Norway wants electric airplanes to provide passenger service

WUWT reader “Non Nomen” writes: Norway now wants to electrify domestic air traffic by 2040. Will they be able to recharge at every overhead power line? If they are on medica­tion, they’d better stop that. If not, they’d better take their pills. Medic­ation aside, I don’t think these people under­stand the concept and diffi­culty of…

2018-06-22 19:00

@Warren Meyer: Are You (or Trump) Really for Free Trade? Here is a Hypoth­etical to Test You

A few days back, we had a debate in the comments about whether Trump really wants free trade.   In my view, Trump looks at tariff rates and trade deficits like a simple scorecard of winning or losing without really underst­anding trade and its benef­its.  Sure, Trump proposed a zero tariff rate agreement in passing with

2018-06-22 18:40

@Warren Meyer: The Sales Tax Problem for Small Businesses

I am, perhaps surpri­singly to many readers, NOT going to go on a rant about the Supreme Court's decision yesterday that states can collect sales tax on inter­state sales over the Internet, at least I am not going to rant about taxing internet sales per se.  Realist­ically, it was never realistic to think the gover­nment

2018-06-22 17:37

@Watts Up With That?: Study provides less gloom and doom about Antarctica

Antarctic ice sheet is melting, but rising bedrock below could slow it down COLORADO STATE UNIVE­RSITY An interna­tional team, led by DTU Space at the Technical Unive­rsity of Denmark with Colorado State Univer­sity, has found that the bedrock below the remote West Antarctic Ice Sheet is rising much more rapidly than previ­ously thought, in response…

2018-06-22 17:30

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: W.O.O.D. – 22 June 2018

The Weekly Occas­ional Open Discu­ssion (W.O.­O.D.) for 22 June 2018

2018-06-22 17:25

@Climate Depot: Scient­ists: 30 Years On, How Well Do Global Warming Predic­tions Stand Up?

https://w­ww.wsj.co­m/article­s/thirty-​years-​on-​how-​well-​do-​global-​warming-​predic­tions-​stand-​up-​15296­23442 James Hansen issued dire warnings in the summer of 1988. Today earth is only modestly warmer. By Climato­logist Dr. Pat Michae­ls and Meteoro­logist Dr. Ryan Maue June 21, 2018 7:24 p.m. ET James E. Hansen wiped sweat from his brow. Outside it was a record-​high 98 degrees on June 23, 1988, as…

2018-06-22 16:41

@Watts Up With That?: Untrust­worthy claim: New study finds US oil gas methane emissions 60 percent higher than estimated

High emissions findings undercut the case that gas offers substa­ntial climate advantage over coal The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of the potent green­house gas methane from its opera­tions each year, 60 percent more than estimated by the U.S. Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency, according to a new study published today in…

2018-06-22 16:05

@Real Science: Thirty Years Since “Global Warming Began”

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 …

2018-06-22 14:49

@No Frakking Consensus: Journa­lists Relied on James Hansen’s Say-​So

The media's climate frenzy was sparked by a scientist who's research was still unpubl­ished.

2018-06-22 12:01

@Jo Nova: Junk genera­tors: 2 million expensive solar panels cut Austr­alian total CO2 emissions by 1%

Solar panels across Australia reduce our emissions by almost nothing.

The ABC is whipping Gorgon for not getting carbon sequest­ration to work, claiming that this is a crisis that will wipe out the entire “gain” from insta­lling two million solar panels across Austr­alia. What the ABC don’t say is that the entire infrast­ructure of solar panels (on 20% of Austr­alian homes) is only reducing our CO2…

2018-06-22 11:35


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