@Climate Scepticism: Lewand­owsky Compares Watts to Hitler

A great man once said: “The defin­ition of sanity is doing the same thing over and over hoping for a different result until you get carted away in a straitj­acket. Then you win.” Which is why I’m coming back to the subject of Professor Lewand­owsky, who is on record as stating that his research has …

2018-04-22 22:01

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: I’ll Believe The FBI Is Clean When Hillary Is Indicted For This

Until Hillary gets a real prosec­ution followed by real jail time, the DOJ and FBI will be seen as Democrat Party Hatchet Men 5th column. Things like Gillard sending buckets of Austr­alian tax payer money to Hillary are just blatant influence buying and selling

2018-04-17 08:00

@Climatism: Here is Why the Left is Offic­ially Insane

Origi­nally posted on Green Jihad : It finally built up from the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States to now to demons­trate how insane the Left truly is. All of the riots, lootings, shootings and multiple political demonst­rations all lead to two news stories that finally prove the Left has not been…

2018-04-17 09:51

@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

@Climate Scepticism: Carl Mears Paper Confirms Incre­asing Trend in Atmosp­heric Water Vapour

  Carl Mears, who runs the RSS global satellite temper­ature dataset, has a new paper out, studying trends is atmosp­heric water vapour from 1988-​2017. The data reveals a signif­icant incre­asing trend in Total Precip­itable Water (ocean only) of 1.49% per decade, which he states is confir­mation of the effects of anthrop­ogenic global warming. Water vapor …

2018-04-21 08:29

@No Tricks Zone: Green Failure: German Solar Industry Crashes And Burns…­Solar Jobs See Blood Bath!

Michael Kruger at German skeptic site Science Skeptical here writes about how solar energy indutry in Germany has disinte­grated spectac­ularly. What follows are 4 charts that show us some shocking trends, and how in reality the German solar industry has seen a bloodbath that can be rated as one of the worst in a long

2018-04-21 12:09

@Climate Scepticism: Confes­sions of a Merchant of Doubt

I hear that it is the height of arrogance for CAGW sceptics to criticise the climate scien­tists without thems­elves having any exper­ience or expertise in the subject. Appare­ntly, if they are not able or prepared to offer an altern­ative thesis resulting from the fruits of their own scien­tific studies, then they should just shut up, …

2018-04-16 20:54

@Climatism: WIND Power Collapses Send Power Prices Into Orbit in Wind ‘Powered’ South Australia

Origi­nally posted on STOP THESE THINGS : Wind power outfits often claim that their parti­cular operation ‘powers’ 30,000 homes; RE zealots even claim that South Austra­lians get 50% of their power from the sun and wind. Whacked with the obvious retort of ‘when?’, the wind cultist changes tack and starts mumbling about mega-​batteries (non-​existent and insanely…

2018-04-17 08:41

@No Tricks Zone: Arctic Freezamag­eddon…Sea Ice Volume Surges 3 TRILLION Cubic Meters Since Early March!

Japanese skeptic blogger Kirye at KiryeNet reports that “the real Arctic sea ice volume is much higher than in 2008.” Source of images: DMI: http://oce­an.dmi.dk Using images and data from the Danish Meteoro­logical Institute (DMI), Kirye put together and posted a compa­rator showing the immense early April volume increase the Arctic has seen since 2008. It

2018-04-17 10:35

@Climate Depot: E&E News: Morano: “You have no idea how refre­shing Donald Trump is. We’re as happy as Roseanne that Trump is presid­ent.”

https://w­ww.eenews­.net/clim­atewire/s­tories/10­60079067/ Skeptics who aided Pruitt see a chief with nothing to lose Zack Colman, E&E News reporter Publi­shed: Monday, April 16, 2018 Represen­tatives of conser­vative groups that question climate science met with EPA Adminis­trator Scott Pruitt last week. EPA­/Facebook Scott Pruitt could be poised to adopt a more aggre­ssive approach against climate…

2018-04-17 01:11

@Jo Nova: A not so dead stranded asset: India chooses more coal, cancels 57 nuclear plants.

Australia is so irrele­vant. India is cance­lling fifty times as many nuclear power plants as Austra­lians ever dreamed of building.

Let’s build another million wind farms.

If we abandoned the country and talked out Kiwi and Canadian friends into moving to Mars with us, we could not make up the carbon credits this decision just vaporized.

Energy Post thanks to GWPF.

The Financial Express, one…

2018-04-17 11:57

@American Elephants: Life’s Little Surprises Always Await Us.

In the Wall Street Journal today, James Freeman brought up the historic tax reform that Trump signed in December may be his finest hour, ‘trum­ping’ even  the firing of James Comey. So many companies have reported positive news from the tax law, even though it’s barely four months old.  The Journal calcu­lated that the four

2018-04-18 07:07

@Climate Depot: Rupert Darwall: The World Bank’s Anti-​Energy Policy Betrays Its Develo­pment Mission

Rupert Darwall: The World Bank’s Anti-​Energy Policy Betrays Its Develo­pment Mission http://www­.thegwpf.c­om/rupert-​darwall-​the-​world-​banks-​anti-​energy-​policy-​betrays-​its-​develo­pment-​mission/ There is a reason why the Climate Indus­trial Complex is targeting EPA Adminis­trator Scott Pruitt. It recog­nizes that the return to energy sanity is the Trump administ­ration’s greatest accompli­shment. It…

2018-04-17 20:15

@Real Science: The Ozone Hole Scam

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgob­lins, all of them imagi­nary. H. L. Mencken The claim was that …

2018-04-19 09:44

@Watts Up With That?: Study: Republ­icans more persu­asive than scien­tists on ‘climate change’

From the UNI­VERSITY OF CONNEC­TICUT and the “that’s going to leave a mark” depar­tment comes this bit of news that’s sure to cause some heads to explode. Regar­dless of political affili­ation, people are more likely to believe facts about climate change when they come from Republ­icans speaking against what has become a partisan interest in this…

2018-04-19 11:00

@Google: Pensacola teen sues Florida over its 'indiff­erence' to climate change Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola News Journal Pensacola teen sues Florida over its'indi­fference' to climate change Pensacola News Journal A 14-​year-​old from Pensacola is suing the state of Florida and several of its officials for their"del­iberate indiff­erence" to the damaging effects of climate change. Oliver Chamblin is one of eight youths between the ages of 10 and 20 who allege they ...

2018-04-19 05:46

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Thus Trump.

What happens when a people sees the Hegelian Dialectic game being played one to many one too often? They stop it by whatever means neces­sary. Thus Trump.

2018-04-20 03:11

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Calif­ornia is investi­gating Tesla for workplace safety

More negative publicity for the electric car maker. The report includes a response from Tesla, in which it says: ‘The injury rate at our Fremont factory is half what it was in the final years of the UAW plant operated by GM/Toyota immedi­ately before us, and we care deeply about the safety and well-​being of

2018-04-20 09:23

@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?: 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

@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

2018-04-21 03:54

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Deling­pole: Liberals Furious that New Head of NASA Is a Climate Change Skeptic

Origi­nally posted on CO2 is Life : 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

2018-04-21 10:35

@Skeptical Science: 2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change Global Warming News Roundup #16

A chronol­ogical listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor's Pick Earth Day and the Hockey Stick: A Singular Message Credit: Freesty­lephoto Getty Images

When the hockey stick was first attacked in the late 1990s I was initially reluctant to speak out, but I realized I had to defend myself against a cynical assault on my science and on…

2018-04-21 18:05

@Google: Climate change schism: Evange­lical Chris­tians divided on human role in global warming NBCNew­s.com

NBCNew­s.com Climate change schism: Evange­lical Chris­tians divided on human role in global warming NBCNew­s.com And few people know that better than atmosp­heric scientist Katharine Hayhoe, who recently ran into a pair of climate change skeptics while speaking at the Presby­terian Church in Granada Hills, Califo­rnia."­These were two men who were leaning back and ...

2018-04-22 11:54

@Real Science: Michael Mann’s Students No Longer Allowed Outside

“Of all tyran­nies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppres­sive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnip­otent moral busybo­dies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his …

2018-04-23 12:12

@Watts Up With That?: FLASH­BACK: Twenty years ago today, the infamous “hockey stick” was published in Nature

Twenty years ago today: The infamous “hockey stick” graph that crysta­lized global warming and ignited the climate wars was publi­shed, and became known as MBH98. The science in it was so bad, it is credited with spawni­ng the modern climate skeptic movement. Michael E. Mann writes in the formerly Scien­tific American: Two decades ago this week…

2018-04-23 20:55

@And then there's physics: The “truth” matters

There’s been a lengthy Twitter exchange about the Harvey et al. paper. In case you don’t remember, it was a paper essent­ially arguing that those blogs that tend to be dismi­ssive of the risks assoc­iated with anthrop­ogenic global warming (AGW) …

2018-04-16 22:02

@Master Resource: Josiah Neeley Rejects a Carbon-​Dioxide Tax and Wind Power

“The debate over a carbon tax is now not just one of theore­tical specul­ation; propo­nents need to explain why the U.S. outcome would be different from what actually happened in Austra­lia.”

“Wind power simply cannot be scaled up to replace tradit­ional energy sources such as fossil fuels and nuclear power…­.Wind subsidies might make a few people rich, but they won’t make wind a free market…

2018-04-17 07:00

@Watts Up With That?: Can Humans Melt the Antarctic Icecap?

Can we puny humans produce enough energy to melt the huge icecap? Some math helps. Guest essay by Julius Sanks When discu­ssing climate with people who do not have technical backgr­ounds, I have learned much of the climate discu­ssion is a foreign language to them. Phrases like “Dalton minimum” or “Atlantic multid­ecadal oscill­ation” make their eyes…

2018-04-16 22:27


Guest essay by Antera Ollila This rather long story is based on the research study be name “Chall­enging the scien­tific basis of the Paris climate agree­ment” published in Interna­tional Journal of Climate Change Strat­egies and Manag­ement in April 2018. The Paris Agreement or COP21 (21st Confe­rence of the Parties) into effect on 4th November, 2016.…

2018-04-16 19:00