@Climate Scam (Swedish): Klima­tnytt från Grönköping

Rolf Oward håller oss underr­ättade om hur miljötä­nkandet i Grönk­öping följer med sin tid: Då det i klassisk fysik icke är möjligt att förnya energi – denna är oförst­örbar och kan således icke förnyas – ha företr­ädare för Miljöp­artiet (härst.) tagit kontakt med Postmo­derna fakul­teten vid Grönkö­pings univer­sitet för att korrigera verkli­gheten å den punkten.

The post…

Today: 07:00

@Die Kalte Sonne: Mangelnde Transp­arenz bei Klimaak­tiviste­ngruppe 350.org: Woher genau stammen die US$ 9 Millionen?

Spiegel Online am 18. Mai 2018: Frage eines US-​Polit­ikers Lassen abstür­zende Stein­e den Meeress­piegel steigen? Erhöhen sich die Pegel der Ozeane, weil Steilk­üsten einst­ürzen und Flüsse Sedimente ins Meer spülen? Das wollte ein US-​Politiker von einem Klimafo­rscher wissen. Die Antwort fiel knapp aus. Weiter­lesen auf Spiegel Online ——————– Aktiv­isten wollen jetzt die Finanz­märkte kapern…

Today: 06:30

@American Elephants: “The Great German Meltd­own:” Victor Davis Hanson

I am troubled by serious essays about the suicide of Europe, but then I’m troubled by the European Union, by Brussels, and most of all by German Chanc­ellor Angela Merkel’s foolish invit­ation to the migrants of the world. When I worry about the future, I worry about Europe, as you have probably noticed. One country

Today: 06:01

@Google: Former professor takes aim at climate change science 2GB

2GB Former professor takes aim at climate change science 2GB A former geology professor is taking aim at climate change science, saying “we have been fed a mickey”. Former professor of Mining Geology at the Unive­rsity of Adelaide Ian Plimer is challe­nging the hardline position on climate change. He tells Chris ... and more »

Today: 04:37

@The Next Grand Minimum: Scien­tists Have Found The ‘Missing Link’ From Sunspot Activity To Cosmic Rays-​Clouds To Climate Change

By Kenneth Richard on 21. May 2018 Hailed as ‘the last piece of the puzzle’ in codifying our underst­anding of the mechan­ism(s) that cause climate changes, scien­tists are increa­singly turning to Sun-​modulated cosmic ray flux and cloud cover varia­tions as the explan­ation for decadal and cente­nnial-​scale global warming and cooling. In other words, climate changes …

Today: 04:07

@Watts Up With That?: Libert­arian Plan for Tahitian Climate Proof Floating Cities

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Worried about rising sea levels? According to the Seaste­ading Institute and Blue Front­iers, the solution is a self governing libert­arian network of floating cities loosely attached to French Polyn­esia. A floating Pacific island is in the works with its own govern­ment, cryptoc­urrency and 300 houses … Camille Bianchi Published 5:01…

Today: 03:27

@Warwick Hughes: Albany fires reason for RAAF large tankers

Sooner or later this standout obvious minor policy tweak for Defence might be implem­ented.

Today: 02:05

@DeSmogBlog: Opponents Ask Court to Stop Bayou Bridge Pipeline Constr­uction in Louisiana Community During Ongoing Legal Battle

Today, residents of St. James, Louis­iana, and groups opposing the Bayou Bridge pipeline petit­ioned a state court to halt constr­uction  on the oil pipeline along its final 18 miles. This segment falls in an area known as the coastal zone and requires a special state p­ermit.

The court previ­ously ruled against the Louisiana Depar­tment of Natural Resources (DNR) for issuing a permit that did not…

Today: 01:44

@Google: Oil companies want SF, Oakland climate lawsuits dismissed San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle Oil companies want SF, Oakland climate lawsuits dismissed San Francisco Chronicle Chevron, which runs this refinery in Richmond, is among the oil companies arguing against federal court as the right venue for climate change argum­ents. Chevron, which runs this refinery in Richmond, is among the oil companies arguing against federal ... Judge Demands More Inform­ation from Oil…

Today: 01:07

@Watts Up With That?: Study: Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Atmosp­heric Rivers

WASHI­NGTON — A new study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmosp­heric rivers across most of the globe by the end of this century, while slightly reducing their number. The new study, published online in Geop­hysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophy­sical Union, projects atmosp­heric rivers will be…

Today: 00:59

@Google: Professor Says Window to Prevent Dangerous Impacts from Climate Change Closing Fast Insurance Journal

Insurance Journal Professor Says Window to Prevent Dangerous Impacts from Climate Change Closing Fast Insurance Journal Costs from climate change-​driven extreme weather events are on the rise, and the amount of time left to stop those impacts before they get progres­sively worse is rapidly closing, according to a Columbia Unive­rsity professor speaking on Tuesday during a ... and more »

Today: 00:37

@Google: Climate Change Judge's Homework: Was Industria­lization Worth It? Bloomberg

Bloomberg Climate Change Judge's Homework: Was Industria­lization Worth It? Bloomberg Attorneys for the cities of Oakland and San Francisco and Chevron Corp. have homework from Judge William Alsup: prepare 10-​page legal analyses on whether a century of American depen­dence on fossil fuels was worth the global warming it caused. Oil companies want SF, Oakland climate lawsuits dismissed San Francisco…

2018-05-24 23:28

@Paul Homewood: Town Planners To Save World From Global Warming!

By Paul Homewood   h/t Ian   http://www­.rtpi.org.­uk/media/2­852781/TCP­A%20RTPI%2­0planning%­20for%20cl­imate%20ch­ange%20gui­de_final.p­df   There was a time when Town Country Planning Associ­ation and the Royal Town Planning Institute were serious, profes­sional organis­ations. Appar­ently they are no longer, as their leaders have succumbed to the mindless obsession with climate, that seems to have…

2018-05-24 22:41

@Watts Up With That?: The Climate of Gavin

Guest Post by Willis Esche­nbach Gavin Schmidt, who I am given to under­stand is a good computer progra­mmer, is one of the princ­ipals at the incongr­uously named website “RealCl­imate”. The name is incong­ruous because they censor anyone who dares to disagree with their revealed wisdom. I bring this up because I’m on Twitter, @WEsche­nbach. You’re…

2018-05-24 22:07

@Watts Up With That?: Gorebal Warming Measure “Narr­owly” Voted Down by Shell Oil Company Shareh­olders

Guest ayyy! by David Middleton Shell investors vote down global-​warming proposal By Sarah Kent Publi­shed: May 22, 2018 10:37 a.m. ET THE HAGUE–­Royal Dutch Shell PLC RDSB shareh­olders voted down Tuesday a proposal requiring the company align its strategy with efforts to limit global warming, signaling support for steps the company has already taken on…

2018-05-24 20:51

@Climate Science Watch: Taking Stock of Climate Change Impacts: How Many Puerto Rican Lives Did Hurricane Maria Take?

We Don’t Know for Sure, and the Death Toll is Still Climbing by Anne Polansky Sr. Climate Policy Analyst The 2018 hurricane season is now upon us, even while millions of people residing in hurricane alley – the large swath …

2018-05-24 20:48

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: New theory finds ‘traffic jams’ in jet stream cause abnormal weather patterns

This could be a step forward in unrave­lling the whys and where­fores of the pheno­menon of jet stream blocking. The sky sometimes has its limits, according to new research from two Unive­rsity of Chicago atmosp­heric scient­ists. A study published May 24 in Science offers an explan­ation for a myste­rious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in

2018-05-24 20:30

@Watts Up With That?: Study: ‘Traffic Jams’ in the jet stream blamed for abnormal weather patterns

UChicago study explains blocking pheno­menon that has baffled foreca­sters The sky sometimes has its limits, according to new research from two Unive­rsity of Chicago atmosp­heric scient­ists. A study published May 24 in Scienc­e offers an explan­ation for a myste­rious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream, the global air currents that circle the Earth,…

2018-05-24 20:10

@robertscribbler: Odd and Dangerous Mekunu Bears Down on Oman

This year, two tropical cyclones have sprung up in the Western Arabian Sea. A region where, according to our underst­anding of climate, “storms do not form.” Well, the climate has clearly changed. Because a storm is raging there now. And for Oman today, these changes bring with them serious threats to life and property. (Discu­ssion

2018-05-24 19:46

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Half The World Hispanic.

Over half the world is Hispanic, per USA Law. Folks from such unexp­ected places as Austr­alia, Japan, New Guinea, Brunei, and Hawaii. Canada to, eh?

2018-05-24 19:17

@Google: Dino-​Killing Asteroid Impact Warmed Earth's Climate for 100000 Years Space.com

Space.com Dino-​Killing Asteroid Impact Warmed Earth's Climate for 100000 Years Space.com Carbon dioxide released into the atmos­phere after the impact of the Chicxulub asteroid, which ended the era of dinosaurs some 65 million years ago, warmed the Earth's climate for 100,000 years, a new study has revealed. The study, based on an analysis ... Chicxulub Asteroid: Dinosaur-​Killing Impact Caused…

2018-05-24 19:05

@Google: 'Inac­tion' on climate goals could cost Gover­nment up to €600m Irish Times

Irish Times 'In­action' on climate goals could cost Gover­nment up to €600m Irish Times The European Commi­ssion has issued its starkest warning yet of economic penalties facing the Gover­nment due to lack of progress in decarbo­nising Irish society and in adopting renewable energy. Its 2018 Country Report Ireland concludes “existing climate ...

2018-05-24 18:48

@Polar Bear Science: Status of Canadian polar bears updated map from Enviro­nment Canada

During a meeting of polar bear range states (Canada, Russia, Green­land, Norway, and the USA) in late January 2018 to discuss conser­vation issues, Canada — home to ~2/3 of the world’s polar bears — included in its presen­tation an updated popul­ation …

2018-05-24 18:25

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: What Does Serious Policy Looks like On Climate?

I inform people that other states or countries are adopting some pretty aggre­ssive renewable and effic­iency stand­ards. My follow up question is: “Your compet­itors are gearing up to run their economy on fuel that is free. What’s your respo­nse?” GreenTec­hMedia: Califo­rnia’s recently approved solar roof mandate for all new homes came as a surprise to

2018-05-24 18:22

@No Tricks Zone: 3 More New Papers Expose The Folly Of ‘Ocean Acidifi­cation’ Claims

According to McE­lhany, 2017, ­“there are no studies that directly demons­trate modern day effects of OA [ocean acidifica­tion] on marine speci­es.”  There still aren’t.   Scien­tists claim that the ocean’s global mean surface pH may have declined (i.e., became less alkaline and thus more “acidic”) by-​0.08 in the last 265 years — from 8.13 during pre-​indus­trial times to 8.05…

2018-05-24 17:58

@Climate Depot: Cheers! Climate skeptics’ triumph! ‘Trump is about to repeal one of Obama’s last climate rules’

  https://­thinkpro­gress.or­g/trump-​repeal-​highway-​emission-​rules-​dot-​transpo­rtation-​c5426e6­d0bd5/ The rule would have required states and some local­ities to measure — and reduce — green­house gas emissions from transpor­tation. NATASHA GEILIN­G MAY 24, 2018, 9:33 AMUPDAT­ED: MAY 24, 2018, 10:07 AM TRAFFIC IN NEW JERSEY. (CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES) The Trump adminis­tration is set to repeal a rule…

2018-05-24 17:51

@Real Science: Terri­fying Times For Climate Alarmists

Arctic sea ice volume is highest in five years, and approa­ching the “normal” line. FullSize_C­ICE_combin­e_thick_SM­_EN_201805­23.png (1337×­1113) It has been ten years since Mark Serreze and David Barber predicted an ice-​free North Pole that summer, and I countered with an article …

2018-05-24 17:49

@Tamino's Open Mind: Sea Level Data: Church White, or Jevrejeva et al.?

Before the satellite era, the best data we have about sea level comes from tide gauges. They give local sea level, which is the diffe­rence between the height of the sea surface and the height of the land (it can …

2018-05-24 17:46

@DeSmogBlog: Atlantic Coast Pipeline to Sideline 100 Miles of Constr­uction in Virginia and West Virginia

By  Lorraine Chow , EcoWatch.­ Reposted with permi­ssion from  EcoWatch .

Builders of the controv­ersial  Atlantic Coast pipeline  told federal author­ities they will delay constr­uction along 21 miles in West Virginia and 79 miles in Virginia until the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) issues a revised “incid­ental take statem­ent,” which limits the number of threa­tened or  endang­ered…

2018-05-24 17:38

@Warren Meyer: Travel Report from the Big Island

My wife's cousin is in manag­ement of a beautiful resort (Mauna Kea / Hapuna)  on the Kohala coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.  I was asking him if it was OK to visit and you can feel the frustr­ation of a resort executive in his reply: Absol­utely ZERO impact from Volcano…. Volcano is 120

2018-05-24 17:29


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