@Climate Depot: Listen: ‘Global Climate Change’ – A Controv­ersial Science Discu­ssion With Climate Skeptic Walter Horsting

2017-05-21 02:26

@Paul Homewood: Are Drive­rless Cars The Future Of Motoring?

By Paul Homewood       I have been working around to doing a post on drive­rless cars for a while now. It is certainly something that the UK Gover­nment is pushing hard for, for whatever reason. On Sunday, Ambrose Evans-​Pritchard ran this piece:   No more petrol or diesel cars, buses, or trucks will

2017-05-20 11:33

@Real Science: The Climate Disinfo­rmation Program Nears Completion

“We’ll know our disinfo­rmation program is complete when every­thing the American public believes is false.” — William Casey, CIA Director, 1981 Experts say the Arctic is super hot and sea ice extent is at a record low. Actual data shows …

2017-05-20 11:33

@Carlin Economics and Science: A Partic­ularly Lunatic Week for Climate Alarmism

The Climate Indus­trial Complex (CIC) cannot be accused of thinking small. At the state level, The approval of Calif­ornia bill SB52 by both houses of the state legisl­ature means carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions must be lowered to levels 40% below levels measured in 1990. This is expected to necess­itate the develo­pment of massive numbers of

2017-05-20 03:48

@Paul Homewood: Why Solar Power Is So Cheap!

By Paul Homewood   h/t Joe Public   We keep hearing how cheap solar power is becoming. I’ve found out why!   https://ww­w.energyjo­bline.com/­job/218755­/solar-​engineer/   They must have got Diane Abbott to work out the costings.

2017-05-20 17:23

@Watts Up With That?: Official Climate Agenda is Always the Negative Side; Never Fair and Balanced

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Gregory (Scotland Yard detect­ive): “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attent­ion?” Sherlock Holmes: “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-​time.” Gregory: “The dog did nothing in the night-​time.” Holmes: “That was the curious incid­ent.” A recent article titled “Two Competing…

2017-05-20 20:14

@Climatism: Latest Telegraph Puff For Electric Cars

Origi­nally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT : By Paul Homewood ? h/t Patsy Lacey ? The Telegraph seem to be running puff pieces for electric cars nearly everyday now: ? The cost of owning an electric car will fall to the same level as petrol-​powered vehicles next year, according to bold new…

2017-05-20 18:08

@Climatism: Indus­trial Scale Battery Storage of Wind Solar Would Cause Surge in CO2 Emissions

Origi­nally posted on STOP THESE THINGS : Califo­rnian carpet-​bagger, Elon Musk has been threat­ening South Australia with a plan to scoop up at least $150 million of the $550 million its hapless Labor gover­nment is about to squander on non-​fixes for its self-​inflicted wind power disaster. So no time like the present to reflect on just…

2017-05-20 18:00

@Climate Depot: EPA Official Invites Left-​Wing Environ­mental Group to Agency for Talk on Science

http://dai­lysignal.c­om/2017/05­/19/epa-​official-​invites-​left-​wing-​environ­mental-​group-​to-​agency-​for-​talk-​on-​science/ An official inside the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency invited an activist group currently locked in a lawsuit with the Trump adminis­tration to the agency’s office for a discu­ssion about scien­tific integ­rity, according to documents obtained by the Washi­ngton Examiner. Source:…

2017-05-20 19:24

@Judith Curry: Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week. An overview of studies of observed climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region [link] Study: sea level rise accele­ration still uncer­tain, we won’t have statis­tical …

2017-05-20 19:02

@Climate Depot: More Evidence; With Friends Like Environme­ntalists the Earth and Society Don’t Need Enemies

2017-05-20 19:23

@Watts Up With That?: Hilarious Peer Reviewed Climate Hoax: “The conce­ptual penis as a social construct”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall From the “phallic climate model” departme­nt, h/t James Delin­gpole / Breitbart – a pair of hoaxers have demons­trated that random garbage, some of it computer gener­ated, can pass academic peer review – providing it seems to conform to left wing social preju­dices about mascul­inity, capit­alism and climate change. THE CONCE­PTUAL PENIS…

2017-05-20 22:21

@Jo Nova: Another glorious solar scheme fails ignomin­iously, “fast clouds”, “rusty pipes”, dumb decisions

Another award winning solar project colla­pses: it was a $105 million dollar scheme. One company, Areva, lost about $50m and so did the taxpayer. Every­thing went wrong, manage­ment, planning, cheap poor quality steel from China, indus­trial dispute that left 80% of the pipes rusting on a dock. Three thousand solar refle­ctors are sitting unused in what was a potato paddock in Dalby. Nobody wants…

Today: 03:59

@Watts Up With That?: Climate scientist Josh Willis shows you how to deal with your climate change denying uncle – but fails

Guest essay by Dave Burton Josh Willis, of NASA JPL, has a new video out entitled, “Straw Men of the Apoca­lypse – How to deal with your climate change denying uncle.” Notice that “catast­rophic” is appar­ently not scary enough, these days. Global warming is now “the Apocal­ypse.” The video starts out with two guys crawling…

Today: 02:12

@The Cosmic Tusk: Hancock on the Younger Dryas Impact Hypot­hesis since 2007

Entire essay on grahamhan­cock.com

I just disco­vered a very welcome recent essay from Graham Hancock summing up the drama and siginif­icance of the Younger Dryas Impact Hypot­hesis since 2007. Hancock doesn’t note his good timing, but 2017 is the 10th annive­rsary of the Comet Research Group’s Acapulco AGU present­ations introd­ucing the YDIH, and this type

The post Hancock on the Younger Dryas…

Today: 02:25

@Watts Up With That?: China Claims Methane Hydrates Breakt­hrough May Lead To Global Energy Revolution

Via CNN Money h/t to GWPF China is talking up its achiev­ement of mining flammable ice for the first time from under­neath the South China Sea. Methane Hydrates: China’s Real South China Sea Goal? Estimates of the South China Sea’s methane hydrate potential now range as high as 150 billion cubic meters of natural gas…

Today: 14:52

@Paul Homewood: China Claims Methane Hydrates Breakt­hrough May Lead To Global Energy Revolution

By Paul Homewood   China is talking up its achiev­ement of mining flammable ice for the first time from under­neath the South China Sea. The fuel-​hungry country has been pursuing the energy source, located at the bottom of oceans and in polar regions, for nearly two decades. China’s minister of land and resou­rces, Jiang Daming,

Today: 13:54

@Real Science: 1969 : New York Times Predicted An Ice Free Arctic And An Ice Age Three Days Apart

In 1969, the fake news New York Times predicted an ice-​free Arctic by 1989, and three days later predicted a new ice age. Expert Says Arctic Ocean Will Soon Be an Open Sea – Catast­rophic Shifts in Climate Feared Science …

Today: 12:51