@Watts Up With That?: Stossel exposes the Paris Accord: The overh­eated cost of climate change

Oren Cass joi­ns John Stoss­el to talk about the Paris Agreement and how climate “catastr­ophists” are harming the debate over on how to adapt to the changing global climate. Video and trans­cript follows­. This video is part of a special collabora­tion with John Stossel and City Journal­ contri­butors.   Trans­cript John Stossel: Another hot year. Global warming! What will we do about…

Today: 07:30

@Die Kalte Sonne: Ozeanvers­auerung: Heringe könnten von veränd­erter Nahrung­skette profit­ieren

Pressemi­tteilung des Geomar vom 19. März 2018: ———– Ozeanvers­auerung: Heringe könnten von veränd­erter Nahrung­skette profit­ieren Studien zeigen komplexe Wirkung von Kohlen­dioxid auf Fischbe­stände Die Larven vieler Fisch­arten reagieren empfin­dlich auf Ozeanver­sauerung – das konnten Studien bereits zeigen. Hervorg­erufen wird die Versau­erung von großen Mengen Kohlen­dioxid (CO2), die von…

Today: 06:30

@Master Resource: Chennai, India’s Cold Winter vs. Global Warming Hype

“Why do devel­oping countries like India fear calling out the climate myth? B­ecause doing so would risk interna­tional trade relations by challe­nging the European economic powerh­ouses that are vehem­ently opposed to any country that leaves the Paris accord. In fact, the European Union’s new Brussels policy stipu­lates that the EU will not sign trade pacts with any country that does not ratify…

Today: 06:00

@Climatism: Mother Nature Not Behaving As Climate Scien­tists Expected

LATEST data of common climate metrics that are misr­eported or omitted by the mains­tream media b­ecause the actual reported *data* simply doesn’t cooperate with their cat­astrophic global warming narra­tive… ARCTIC THE Arctic still hasn’t melted away as climate zealots prophe­sied. The “disapp­earing” ice continues to grow with volume the highest in several years: SEA ice thickness is greater…

Today: 05:39

@Google: A judge asks basic questions about climate change. We answer them The Guardian

The Guardian A judge asks basic questions about climate change. We answer them The Guardian Calif­ornia is a hotbed of climate change activism, so it perhaps wasn't a surprise to see the cities of San Francisco and Oakland sue the world's largest oil companies last year for allegedly knowing about the dire conseq­uences of global warming while ... Judge holds climate change class in suits against…

Today: 05:02

@Google: Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change The Guardian

The Guardian Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change The Guardian Sponge cities'co­ntain water at the origin, when the rain falls from the sky on the ground'. Photog­raph: NGV. How does a city cope with extreme weather? These days, urban planning that doesn't factor in some sort of catast­rophic weather event is like ...

Today: 04:41

@Watts Up With That?: Claim: Natural Variab­ility will Dominate Until 2074

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims that while the US West will feel the impact of Climate Change by 2028, Southern Great Planes region won’t notice Climate Change until 2074. When will the US feel the heat of global warming? For the Great Plains, natural variab­ility will dominate until late this century.…

Today: 02:54

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: W.O.O.D. – 20 March 2018

Weekly / Occas­ional Open Discu­ssion

Today: 02:16

@American Elephants: Corru­ption is Legal in America

You knew this! Painful to see it proved. You might try calling your represen­tatives, or writing. They are a somewhat sensitive to what their consti­tuents have to say, and when lots call or write, they pay atten­tion. Adverti­sements

Today: 02:02

@American Elephants: Empathy, they claim. But Gener­osity Requires Wealth To Be Generous With.

In the countries that most enthusia­stically embraced capita­lism” some two hundred years ago, real, per capita economic growth has increased by 1.5 percent annually. Owing to the miracle of compound interest, this increase has meant a 19-​fold increase in living standards over the past two centuries which, she contends, is a “change in the human

Today: 01:45

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Data Driven: Colbert on Cambridge Analytica


Today: 01:37

@Google: Climate Change Will Not Make Us Nicer WIRED

WIRED Climate Change Will Not Make Us Nicer WIRED In 1748, the French philos­opher Montes­quieu published The Spirit of the Laws, a survey of political systems that argued for the separ­ation of powers and citizens' rights to due process. It was quickly trans­lated into multiple langu­ages, and Montes­quieu ... Climate change could create 143 million migrants, World Bank says ... CNN Climate change soon…

Today: 00:23

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Fox News Military Advisor Quits: “I’m Ashamed”

Sinking ship. Yadda yadda. Buzzfeed: A retired United States Army lieut­enant colonel and Fox News contri­butor quit Tuesday and denounced the network and President Donald Trump in an email to collea­gues. “Fox has degene­rated from providing a legit­imate and much-​needed outlet for conser­vative voices to a mere propa­ganda machine for a destru­ctive and ethically ruinous

Today: 00:19

@Google: TCFDs: Seven tips for navig­ating the climate discl­osure maze www.bus­inessgr­een.com

www.bus­inessgr­een.com TCFDs: Seven tips for navig­ating the climate discl­osure maze www.bus­inessgr­een.com It's almost a year since the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Taskforce on Climate -​Related Financial Disclo­sures (TCFD) released voluntary guide­lines designed to help compa­nies, inves­tors, banks, and insurers better under­stand and react to the complex ... Companies Showing Disco­nnect Between…

Today: 00:05

@Google: Climate Change Gets Its Day In Court, Oil Companies To Blame, Says Bay Area Cities Capital Public Radio News

San Francisco Chronicle Climate Change Gets Its Day In Court, Oil Companies To Blame, Says Bay Area Cities Capital Public Radio News The nation's first court hearing on the science of climate change will be held Wednesday in San Franc­isco. It's the result of state lawsuits from the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, who argue that oil producers know they're respon­sible for rising ... Climate

2018-03-20 23:55

@Climate Progress : 9 campaigns and 1 major political firm have unionized ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Nine political campaigns have unionized ahead of the 2018 midterm elect­ions, and one major political firm, Revol­ution Messa­ging, joined them this week, according to a BuzzFeed report Tuesday. Revol­ution Messaging workers join a number of unionized campaign staffs, all of whom work for progre­ssive Democ­ratic candi­dates whose campaigns run the gamut from local county council

2018-03-20 23:50

@Climate Progress : March for Our Lives gets a big boost from Hollywood elite

It was planned, first and foremost, to be an outpo­uring of anger over gun violence and a call for gover­nment action led by outraged students who survived last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and their suppo­rters from across the country. But Satur­day’s March For Our Lives without a doubt

2018-03-20 23:40

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Fall Of Chicago

How a once great city can fall to ruin. Debt, govern­ment, and costs.

2018-03-20 22:57

@Jo Nova: Midweek Unthreaded

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2018-03-20 21:56

@Climate Progress : Pennsy­lvania Repub­lican wants to impeach 5 state Supreme Court justices over gerryma­ndering fight

A Repub­lican lawmaker in Pennsy­lvania is trying to impeach five state Supreme Court justices who voted that the state’s gerryma­ndered congres­sional map was unconstit­utional. Rep. Cris Dush has intro­duced resolu­tions to impeach Justices Kevin Dough­erty, Christine Donohue, Debra McClosky Todd, and David Wecht, accusing them of misbeh­avior in office. A fifth resol­ution to impeach Justice

2018-03-20 21:56

@Vvatts Up With That:         ­     THE  GNOMES  OF  ZURICH  ONLY  DO  HURRI­CANES

Walking In A Winter Wonderland Charles Oliver District of Columbia Council member Trayon White Sr. seems to think the snowfall that recently hit the city wasn't just the last sign of winter. "Man, it just started snowing out of nowhere this morning, man. Y'all better pay attention to this climate control, man, this climate manipul­ation," White said in a video posted to his official Facebook…

2018-03-20 21:24

@Climate Progress : Senate hands Saudi Arabia key victory, hours after crown prince met with Trump

The Senate voted 55-​44 Tuesday to table a resol­ution to stop U.S. military spending that supports Saudi Arabia’s combing campaign in Yemen, making the timing for Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman’s visit imp­eccable. The resol­ution — which was sponsored by a bipar­tisan group of senators — went against the wishes of President Donald Trump, who has expressed nothing but

2018-03-20 21:19

@Real Science: Underst­anding The Diffe­rence Between Climate And Weather

2018-03-20 21:11

@Climate Progress : Puerto Ricans rally at FEMA six months after Hurricane Maria

WASHIN­GTON, D.C. — A crowd of energized Puerto Ricans rallied in the U.S. capital on Tuesday, demanding equal treatment from the Trump adminis­tration and decrying the island’s ongoing woes on the sixth month annive­rsary of Hurricane Maria making landfall. “We are here today for our families in Puerto Rico,” said Julio López-​Varona, an organizer with the

2018-03-20 21:08

@And then there's physics: The Paris climate targets

I’m currently in Oxford for a meeting and, having spent most of the train ride working on a book chapter I’m writing, I thought I would now spend some time writing a quick post about the recent Schurer et al. …

2018-03-20 21:04

@Climate Progress : Repub­lican candidate tweets desire to shoot anti-​gun congre­ssman

Carl Nett, a Repub­lican candidate for Kentucky secretary of state, tweeted Tuesday a reference to shooting Congre­ssman John Yarmuth (D-​KY), who was boasting about his F rating from the National Rifle Associ­ation. “Move it over just a bit,” the tweet read. “I was trained center mass.” The tweet in question by a @KYGOP candidate for

2018-03-20 20:48

@Watts Up With That?: NOAA — Straight Talk on Sea Level Rise

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   The National Oceanic and Atmosp­heric Adminis­tration has some rather useful features on its web site. One of these is the Tides and Currents which is part of its Center for Operat­ional Oceanog­raphic Products and Servi­ces.  Having spent most of the current century living at sea,  with my wife and…

2018-03-20 20:39

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Extreme winter weather, such as ‘Beast from the East’, can be linked to solar cycle 

So says a new study, which also has the benefit of being topical. The current weak solar cycle is highli­ghted. Periods of extreme cold winter weather and perilous snowfall, similar to those that gripped the UK in a deep freeze with the arrival of the ‘Beast from the East’, could be linked to the solar

2018-03-20 20:37

@Climate Depot: Since 2008, 0.24°C Of ‘Extra’ Warming Has Been Added To NASA’s 1910-​2000 Global Temper­atures

Since 2008, 0.24°C Of ‘Extra’ Warming Has Been Added To NASA’s 1910-​2000 Global Temper­atures http://n­otricksz­one.com/­2018/03/­19/since-​2008-​0-​24c-​of-​extra-​warming-​has-​curiously-​been-​added-​to-​nasas-​1910-​2000-​global-​tempera­tures/ NASA’s Massive Adjust­ments: 1910-​2000 Now 53% Warmer Image Source: climate4­you.com In the last 10 years, overseers of the NASA GISS global temper­ature data set…

2018-03-20 20:36

@Climate Depot: Green Druid Di Natale blames cars, rocks, mean people, for causing Cat 2 cyclones they said would happen less

Green Druid Di Natale blames cars, rocks, mean people, for causing Cat 2 cyclones they said would happen less http://joa­nnenova.co­m.au/2018/­03/green-​druid-​di-​natale-​blames-​cars-​rocks-​mean-​people-​for-​causing-​cat-​2-​cyclones-​they-​said-​would-​happen-​less/ Druids at work The voters smacked the Greens yeste­rday, so today the Greens smack the voters. Richard Di Natale, Green Chief­tain, blames the…

2018-03-20 20:35