@Tamino's Open Mind: Why you need to support Jay Inslee, even though you’d rather choose another candidate

Hey there, all you Bernie fans! I love him too. Kamala Harris looks good? I agree. You think Elizabeth Warren could do great things? Me too. Does Beto O’Rourke look like he could beat Trump? Yes. There are lots of …

2019-03-15 11:12

@DeSmogBlog: Who’s Behind Trump’s Claim the Green New Deal Will Cost $100 Trillion?

Read time: 8 mins

By Dave Anderson , Energy and Policy Insti­tute. Origi­nally posted on Energy and Policy Institute .

President Trump’s claim that the Green New Deal would cost $100 trillion can be traced back to the Manhattan Insti­tute, a think tank backed by fossil fuel investor Paul Singer and companies like ExxonM­obil.

Represe­ntative Alexa­ndria Ocasio-​Cortez and Senator Edward Markey made…

2019-03-16 11:29

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: A Warning to Inves­tors: Fossil Fuels Nearing Peak

Excerpt from long piece that’s worth a read. Bill McKibben in New York Review of Books: “King­smill Bond” certainly sounds like a proper name for a City of London financial analyst. He looks the part, too: gray hair expertly trimmed, well-​cut suit. He’s lived in Moscow and Hong Kong and worked for Deutsche Bank, the […]

2019-03-16 14:13

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Mayor Pete on the Green New Deal

.@PeteBu­ttigieg: "If we don't act aggres­sively and immedi­ately on climate, it's not going to be a pretty pictur­e…This timetable isn't being set in Congress. It's being set by reality. It's being set by science. And it's going to hit.: #FNS pic.twitt­er.com/h4­YdELqoNY — FoxNews­Sunday (@FoxNew­sSunday) March 17, 2019 Adverti­sements

2019-03-17 20:15

@Judith Curry: Climate sensit­ivity calcu­lator app

by Alberto Zaragoza Comen­dador How sensitive is the Earth’s climate to green­house gases? Speaking about carbon dioxide in partic­ular, how much would air temper­atures increase if we doubled atmosp­heric concent­rations of said gas? This question lies at the heart of …

2019-03-19 02:42

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Africa’s Katrina

It’s going to be a long century. Jeff Masters in Weather Underg­round: Over 400 are dead and countless more are at grave risk, huddled on rooftops or clinging to trees, in the horri­fying aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozamb­ique. In scenes remini­scent of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005, aerial survey teams photog­raphed […]

2019-03-21 21:22