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Climatism: Wind Power Chaos Promises to Deliver Mass Summer Blackouts Across Australia

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: The only businesses which are bouncing along in South Australia are those selling portable diesel generators, candles and LED headlamps. The sort of staple items you might find on a Doomsday Prepper’s list. However, in Australia’s so-called wind power capital, BYO and DIY power and lighting are everyday essentials.…

2017-06-22 09:29   Click to comment

Climatism: Warmist Scientist Admits: Our Models Were Wrong

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Andrew Bolt ~ Even leading alarmist Ben Santer, lead author of a paper in Nature Geoscience, now admits the world isn’t warming as predicted by global warming models. Even Michael Mann, who produced the infamous hockey stick, has put his name to this paper. From the abstract: In…

2017-06-21 05:22   Click to comment

Climatism: The New ‘Consensus’ On Global Warming – a shocking admission by “Team Climate”

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: From the “well maybe there was a hiatus after all” walkback department. Even Mann is on board with this paper. By MICHAEL BASTASCH AND DR. RYAN MAUE A scientific consensus has emerged among top mainstream climate scientists that “skeptics” or “lukewarmers” were not long ago derided for suggesting…

2017-06-20 18:12   Click to comment

Climatism: Decarbonization poses risks to Europe’s grid operators says Moody’s

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood I do like contrasting headlines!   http://www.powerengineeringint.com/articles/2017/06/renewables-to-grab-7-trillion-of-global-power-investment-says-bnef.html   http://www.powerengineeringint.com/articles/2017/06/drax-mulls-coal-to-gas-instead-of-biomass-conversion.html Bloomberg would of course like you to believe that…

2017-06-20 14:17   Click to comment

Climatism: Why Trump was right to reject the “Global Warming Scam”

Originally posted on Green Jihad: Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media reports on President Trump’s decision to pull America out of the Paris Climate Accord. This is a move that will benefit the American economy, but the bureaucrats and celebrities are losing their minds.

2017-06-20 07:45   Click to comment

Climatism: Study: Tesla car battery production releases as much CO2 as 8 years of driving on petrol

Originally posted on Tallbloke's Talkshop: Tesla Model S – this is the only way you’ll keep warm in one during winter. ? From NyTeknik: Huge hopes tied to electric cars as the solution to automotive climate problem. But the electric car batteries are eco-villains in the production. Several tons of carbon dioxide has been…

2017-06-20 03:00   Click to comment

Climatism: Antarctic Peninsula Cooling (“Climatologists” Refuse to Notice)

Originally posted on sunshine hours: I was reading this article on the Larsen Ice Shelf rift. I came to this paragraph: “The team say they have no evidence to link the growth of this rift, and the eventual calving, to climate change. However, it is widely accepted that warming ocean and atmospheric temperatures have been…

2017-06-20 01:49   Click to comment

Climatism: Did UK Government Climate Mania Contribute to the Grenfell Tower Disaster?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Grenfell Tower. By Natalie Oxford – https://twitter.com/Natalie_Oxford/status/874835244989513729/photo/1, CC BY 4.0, Link Guest essay by Eric Worrall The flammable building cladding which helped turn Grenfell Tower into a blazing torch which killed at least 58 people on the 14th June this year may have been chosen in part due…

2017-06-19 04:30   Click to comment

Climatism: Daily Telegraph: There is No Such Thing as Affordable Renewable Energy

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: EAPI represents the average commodity price of retail electricity paid by Australian businesses based on a Standard Retail Contract (commences in 6-months and operates for 2½ years). Source Energy Action Guest essay by Eric Worrall Awareness is slowly permeating through the media that renewables inevitably lead to higher…

2017-06-18 08:29   Click to comment

Climatism: Power Prices Skyrocket

Originally posted on Australian Climate Madness: Turnbull policies make energy unaffordable Who cares that fewer and fewer people in Australia can afford this most basic necessity? At least we’re saving the planet, right? Actually no, since nothing Australia does makes any difference to the global climate. It just appeases the idiotic Green/Left activists, while India…

2017-06-18 07:58   Click to comment

Climatism: Industrial-Scale Battery Storage of Wind & Solar Power Does Not Exist & May Never Exist

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: With the world now alive to the fact that entirely weather dependent wind and solar power will never stand on their own 2 feet; and that intermittency really does matter, renewables rent-seekers have been banging on about mega-batteries saving the day. Australia’s ‘wind power capital’, South Australia – having…

2017-06-15 10:52   Click to comment

Climatism: Renewables Disaster Sees Australian Power Prices Jump Another 20% – With Worse to Come

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: Life coaches and self-help manuals talk about dreaming the life and living the dream. In Australia, as elsewhere, wind and solar power were touted as promising not only an end to the pesky habit of the Earth’s climate to change (a selfish obsession that our planet has been hard…

2017-06-13 08:58   Click to comment

Climatism: Heavy ice off East Coast 2017 caused by winds, cold temperatures, and icebergs

Originally posted on polarbearscience: Heavy sea ice off Newfoundland and southern Labrador has been an issue for months: it brought record-breaking numbers of polar bear visitors onshore in early March and April and since then has hampered the efforts of fisherman to get out to sea. Let’s look back in time at how the ice…

2017-06-13 08:33   Click to comment

Climatism: Snow in the Rockies, Cascades, and Sierra Nevada – in June!

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Via weather.com and NOAA: Several inches of snow are possible in parts of the Cascades and northern Rockies starting this weekend. Snow levels could fall to as low as 5,000 feet by Sunday. Campers in this region should prepare for cold temperatures. Snow is in the forecast starting…

2017-06-11 19:07   Click to comment

Climatism: Finkel’s Fantasyland: Report to ‘Save’ Australia’s Power Grid From Renewables Chaos a Death Sentence for Business

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: Oh, and you’ll find grid-scale battery storage right over here. *** In yesterday’s post we described Alan Finkel’s report on Australia’s power market fiasco as a mixture of Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the Looking-Glass’ – residing in a place where the fundamentals of physics and economics, logic and reason are playfully…

2017-06-11 12:31   Click to comment

Climatism: The Conversation: Dictatorships Are Better Climate Custodians Than Democracies

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Firmin DeBrabander. Attribution License, Author TedXBaltimore 2013. Smog hangs over a construction site in Weifang city, Shandong province, Oct 16. 2015. Air quality went down in many parts of China since Oct 15 and most cities are shrounded by haze. [Photo/IC] Guest essay by Eric Worrall Professor of…

2017-06-08 13:18   Click to comment

Climatism: EU’s CO2 Emissions On The Rise, Blaming Cold Winter

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood From GWPF: According to new data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the 0.5% increase happened largely due to increasing demand for transport – better fuel efficiency in the sector was not enough to offset this. The report suggests a slightly…

2017-06-07 12:05   Click to comment

Climatism: EPA’s Pruitt: Establish ‘Red Team, Blue Team’ of scientists to examine climate risk of CO2

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Interviewed by Breitbart’s Joel Pollak, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the American people deserve ‘a true legitimate, peer reviewed, objective, transparent discussion about CO2.’ Pruitt calls for the establishment of a ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ of scientist to examine ‘what do we know, what don’t we know, and what…

2017-06-07 10:11   Click to comment

Climatism: Solar Update June 2017–the sun is slumping and headed even lower

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Solar cycle 24 has seen very low solar activity thus far, likely the lowest in 100 years. Guest essay by David Archibald ? Figure 1: F10.7 Flux 2014 – 2017 The F10.7 flux shows that over the last three and a half years the Sun has gone from…

2017-06-07 10:07   Click to comment

Climatism: Greens Founder Calls Germany’s Renewables Policy: “an Economic, Social and Ecological Disaster”

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: When people turn on wind power, it’s a one-way proposition: they never, ever worship these things again. And when the convert was among those who first championed the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time, they don’t just quietly fall out of love, they tend to become the…

2017-06-06 10:16   Click to comment

Climatism: Wealth of Scientific Evidence Shows Wind Turbine Noise Wrecks Sleep & Health

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: The evidence proving the unnecessary damage done to wind farm neighbours by the noise generated by giant industrial wind turbines is mounting by the day: Germany’s Max Planck Institute has identified sub-audible infrasound as the cause of stress, sleep disruption and more (see our post here); and a Swedish…

2017-06-05 09:40   Click to comment

Climatism: Scotland Squanders ₤Billions on Subsidised Wind & Gets Stone Age Power in Return

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: Nicola Sturgeon: exultant wind industry profiteer. *** A decade or so from now, when thousands of wind turbines are quietly rusting in some dimwit’s back paddock, the next generation will rightly ask why states and whole nations squandered $billions on a wholly weather dependent power source, abandoned centuries ago…

2017-06-04 09:02   Click to comment

Climatism: Rand Paul successfully debates Jake Tapper on climate change

Originally posted on Green Jihad: When President Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul was interviewed by Jake Tapper on CNN. In this interview, Paul does a masterful job of not only defending the president’s decision but also overcoming Tapper’s climate alarmism.

2017-06-04 01:24   Click to comment

Climatism: One graphic $ays it all: Who actually paid in to the Paris Green Climate fund?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Yeah, this is why President Trump said  “We will cease honoring all non-binding agreements”, and “we will stop contributing to the green climate fund”. “I can not in good conscience support a deal that harms the United States”. “The bottom line is that the Paris Accord is very…

2017-06-03 23:41   Click to comment

Climatism: Arctic Meltdown Update

Originally posted on Science Matters: The Iceberg Festival takes place every June on the Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland, now underway. Weather Canada Iceberg Bulletin Issued 11:00 AM EDT 2 June 2017 Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. Unusual presence…

2017-06-03 00:59   Click to comment

Climatism: Blame Those Damned Romans For Global Warming

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Andrew Bolt ~ The (Australian) ABC announces: “Australian climate scientists have the clearest evidence yet of their links to human activity.” Its guest then says: “The greenhouse gases are rising relentlessly over 2000 years.” (at the link, press play for the audio of this radio interview) The…

2017-06-01 13:19   Click to comment

Climatism: AMERICA (Trump) Pulls Out Of Paris Climate Accord!

SANITY prevails. The world will be a far better place for humans and for nature… Donald Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal – reports via The Telegraph James Rothwell   31 MAY 2017 • 12:47PM President Trump has reportedly decided to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement. According to the news website

2017-05-31 13:00   Click to comment

Climatism: CNN.com Touts Need To Remove Beef From Diet To Fight Climate Change

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Alex Nitzberg ~ Even if you drive a hybrid car, install solar panels on your house, maintain a compost pile in your backyard, and collect rainwater for reuse, you’re still contributing to climate change if you eat beef, according to proponents of climate change ideology. A May…

2017-05-31 11:31   Click to comment

Climatism: Sea Level Sophistry; Junk Science Masquerading as the Basis for UnSound Public Policy

Originally posted on CO2 is Life: The more scientifically illiterate you are, the more convincing the Climate Alarmists’ arguments become. Climate Alarmists know that and that is why they usually only provide half the story at best, and as we all know, “half the truth is often twice the lie.” No matter if it is Coral…

2017-05-31 06:33   Click to comment

Climatism: $7.5bn worth of coal-fired power plants planned for Vietnam

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? Vietnam is to set to go ahead with three new coal power plants, to be financed by Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. From PEI: ? The Vietnamese government is set to approve investment licenses for three coal-fired power plants worth…

2017-05-30 13:33   Click to comment


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