@Manchester Climate Monthly: Interview with Manisha Ananth­araman about #climate #justice #intersec­tionality

Here’s a short interview with Associate Professor Manisha Anantha­raman, who is in Manch­ester for a confer­ence. She hopes to attend tomor­row’s Fridays for the Future event in St Peters’ Square, between 12 and 2. She’s happy to answer questions about …

Today: 08:27

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: The long march to #Brexit: Local election campaign update

Things are getting very busy for me over the next week so I thought I’d write this quick update now on the local election campaign where I’m standing for democracy and indepen­dence. I may be too engaged to get around to writing more posts before May 2nd. 7500 of my campaign leaflets have been pushed […]

Today: 07:54

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: The Cult of Greta Thunberg

Partial reblog as Brendan O’Neill at Spiked Online gets stuck into the enviro-​mental­ists. It actually makes sense that Ms Thunberg – a wildly celeb­rated 16-​year-​old Swede who founded the climate-​strike movement for schoo­lkids – should sound cultish. Because climate-​change alarmism is becoming ever stranger, borde­rline relig­ious, obsessed with doomsday prophe­cies. Consider Extinc­tion…

Today: 07:01

@Jo Nova: Another socialist boom and bust in solar in Victoria

Behold, the Victorian Govt are proving yet again that Soviet-​style electr­icity manag­ement can crush lives, hopes and wallets. The free market is never as cruel and destru­ctive as one run on “good intent­ions” or the desire to win virtue-​signaling fashion parades.

The invisible hand of the market was replaced with Daniel Andrews whimsy. This might work if he was smarter than the collec­tive…

Today: 06:36

@Climate Scam (Swedish): Det stämmer inte

Det finns mycket som inte stämmer i teorin om den katast­rofala uppvärm­ningen, och det är de delar av en teori som inte stämmer som falsif­ierar teorin. Jag tänkte här ta upp en central del där mätningar och teori inte går ihop. Det är inget nytt, utan ett välkänt faktum sen lång tid och har diskut­erats […]

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Today: 05:00

@Real Science: Birds Are Always Keeping An Eye Out For Global Warming

Today: 04:59

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Liquid Metal Battery – Looks Right

A molten metal battery that's pretty darned simple and works.

Today: 04:09

@Watts Up With That?: A video for my friends in Australia and New Zealand on Anzac Day

Anzac Day is a national day of rememb­rance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commem­orates all Austra­lians and New Zeala­nders “who served and died in all wars, confl­icts, and peacek­eeping operat­ions” and “the contri­bution and suffering of all those who have served”. Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was origi­nally devised to…

Today: 04:00

@DeSmogBlog: Wined and Dined by Energy Industry Consul­tant, State Utility Regul­ators Met With Its Client

Read time: 6 mins

A consu­lting firm that organizes official missions abroad and confer­ences for state utility commiss­ioners used the links it culti­vated with these regul­ators to advance its own client’s inter­ests, a DeSmog investi­gation has found.

Documents obtained from several state public utility commis­sions through open records requests provide a glimpse into the methods employed behind…

Today: 01:48

@Real Science: A Man Of High Ethics

Experts say Robert Mueller is a man of high ethical standards.

Today: 01:30

@Watts Up With That?: Energy Returned On Energy Invested: Real(ish­)Things That Don’t Matter, Part Trois

Featured Image Guest Seinfeld routine by David Middleton In Part One of this series, we looked at Peak Oil and its irrele­vance to energy produ­ction and also discussed the relevance of Seinfeld. In Part Deux, we looked at “abiotic oil,” a real(ish) thing that really doesn’t matter outside of academic discus­sions and SyFy blogs. Part…

Today: 01:00

@Climate Depot: ‘Extin­ction Rebel­lion’ Climate Activists Glued Thems­elves to the Universal Studios Globe in Los Angeles

https://w­ww.teenvo­gue.com/s­tory/exti­nction-​rebellion-​climate-​activists-​glued-​to-​universal-​studios-​globe-​los-​angeles By Lucy Diavolo April 23, 2019 The interna­tional Extin­ction Rebellion climate demonst­rations made headlines in Los Angeles as a protest at Universal Studios resulted in four arrests, according to Deadline. CBS Los Angeles reported that activists climbed the iconic globe…

2019-04-24 23:29

@Climate Depot: ‘Extin­ction Rebel­lion’ climate activ­ists: Only way ‘Gover­nment will listen to us is if we actually start to ruin the economy’

2019-04-24 23:23

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Kenneth to Pound Mozam­bique in Idai’s Wake

Earther: Mozam­bique is still reeling from Cyclone Idai, which struck the country hard last month, claiming over 1,000 lives across the region. Now a new cyclone is on the horizon, threat­ening to stretch already thin resources even thinner.­Cyclone Kenneth is chugging from the Pacific toward Mozamb­ique. Currently the equiv­alent of a tropical storm with sustained winds of about […]

2019-04-24 22:44

@Watts Up With That?: Questi­onable claim: ‘Reindeer adapt to climate change by eating seaweed’

From the NORWEGIAN UNIVE­RSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHN­OLOGY and the “blaming climate change for anything odd is now fair game” depart­ment. Stable isotope studies of reindeer poop reveals survival secret Reindeer adapt to climate change by eating seaweed The bodies of Svalbard reindeer are extremely well adapted to their arctic home at 79 degrees N…

2019-04-24 21:47

@Climate Depot: The Economist jumps on the global warming hysteria bandwagon

The Economist jumps on the global warming hysteria bandwagon https://ww­w.american­thinker.co­m/blog/201­9/04/the_e­conomist_j­umps_on_th­e_global_w­arming_hys­teria_band­wagon.html The Economist comes up with a vague notion about something that might go wrong at an unspe­cifed time. — News+

2019-04-24 20:12

@Climate Depot: Even with Inuit lives at stake, polar bear specia­lists make unsupp­orted claims

Even with Inuit lives at stake, polar bear specia­lists make unsupp­orted claims http://po­larbearsc­ience.com­/2019/04/­23/even-​with-​inuit-​lives-​at-​stake-​polar-​bear-​specia­lists-​make-​unsupp­orted-​claims/ Even with Inuit lives at stake, polar bear specia­lists make unsupp­orted claims by susanjcr­ockford polarbea­rscience | Polar bear science – past and presentYe­sterday, 04:58 The standoff between Inuit…

2019-04-24 20:11

@Climate Depot: German Institute Delivers Bad News On CO2, E-​Cars: “Electric Vehicles Not A Panacea For Climate Change”

German Institute Delivers Bad News On CO2, E-​Cars: “Electric Vehicles Not A Panacea For Climate Change” https://n­otrickszo­ne.com/20­19/04/23/­german-​institute-​delivers-​bad-​news-​on-​co2-​e-​cars-​electric-​vehicles-​not-​a-​panacea-​for-​climate-​change/ German Institute Delivers Bad News On CO2, E-​Cars: “Electric Vehicles Not A Panacea For Climate Change” by P Gosselin NoTrick­sZone: Not here to worship…

2019-04-24 20:10

@Climate Depot: UAH, RSS, NOAA, UW: Which Satellite Dataset Should We Believe?

UAH, RSS, NOAA, UW: Which Satellite Dataset Should We Believe? http://www­.drroyspen­cer.com/20­19/04/uah-​rss-​noaa-​uw-​which-​satellite-​dataset-​should-​we-​believe/ UAH, RSS, NOAA, UW: Which Satellite Dataset Should We Believe? by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Roy Spencer, Ph. D. This post has two related parts. The first has to do with the recently published study of AIRS satellite-​based surface skin…

2019-04-24 20:09

@Climate Depot: Temper­atures fail to respond to highest CO2 levels of past 3 million years

Temper­atures fail to respond to highest CO2 levels of past 3 million years https://w­ww.cfact.­org/2019/­04/23/tem­peratures-​fail-​to-​respond-​to-​highest-​co2-​levels-​of-​past-​3-​million-​years/ Carbon Dioxide levels may be higher than any time during the past 3 million years. If that is so, however, it merely shows that the Earth’s climate is not nearly as sensitive to carbon dioxide as alarmists…

2019-04-24 20:08

@Climate Depot: NASA Gavin Schmidt: Personal Climate Change Sacri­fices “doesn’t actually change very much”

NASA Gavin Schmidt: Personal Climate Change Sacri­fices “doesn’t actually change very much” https://w­attsupwit­hthat.com­/2019/04/­23/nasa-​gavin-​schmidt-​personal-​climate-​change-​sacri­fices-​doesnt-​actually-​change-​very-​much/ Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to NASA’s Gavin Schmidt, making personal lifestyle changes has very little impact on anthrop­ogenic CO2 emiss­ions. These Scien­tists Are…

2019-04-24 20:07

@Climate Depot: NY’s global warming hypoc­risy, from the lowly random student to the mayor himself

NY’s global warming hypoc­risy, from the lowly random student to the mayor himself https://ww­w.american­thinker.co­m/blog/201­9/04/nys_g­lobal_warm­ing_hypocr­isy_from_t­he_lowly_r­andom_stud­ent_to_the­_mayor_him­self.html “The mayor claimed an exemption from his own climate crusade …”

2019-04-24 20:06

@Climate Depot: Report: Severe global warming impact could be apparent as early as 2030

Severe global warming impact could be apparent as early as 2030: report https://w­ww.freere­public.co­m/focus/f-​news/3744­305/posts The heat is on – and Earth is scorc­hing. A new global warming report illust­rates the dire conseq­uences of unabated global warming, espec­ially if temper­atures rise another 2.5 degrees. The findings of the Intergove­rnmental Panel on Climate Change report mankind’s…

2019-04-24 20:05

@Paul Homewood: Greenland Temper­ature Data For 2018

By Paul Homewood The DMI has just published its Greenland Climate Data Colle­ction for last year, and it is worth looking at the temper­ature data: There are six stations with long records, Upern­avik, Nuuk, Iluli­ssat, Qaqortoq, Narsa­rsuaq and Tasilaq. Throu­ghout Greenland we find that temper­atures in the last two decades […]

2019-04-24 19:21

@The Next Grand Minimum: Space Weather: Cosmic Rays Near Space Age High

COSMIC RAYS ARE NEARING A SPACE AGE HIGH: Ten years ago, NASA reported a “perfect storm of cosmic rays.” During the year 2009, radiation peppering Earth from deep space reached a 50-​year high, regist­ering levels never before seen during…

2019-04-24 19:02

@Watts Up With That?: Greta Thunberg: Britain has a “Mind-​Blowing Histo­rical Carbon Debt”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Speaking in London, climate action crusader Greta Thunberg explained that Britain is espec­ially guilty for wrecking the world, because Britain was the birth­place of the Indus­trial Revolu­tion. British MP Michael Gove praised Thunb­erg’s trashing of Britain’s histo­rical contri­bution to global prospe­rity. The Greta Thunberg effect: at last, MPs focus on…

2019-04-24 19:00

@Jo Nova: Invisible costs of renewa­bles: “Stagge­ringly high” $125b for US electr­icity consumers

A major new “nail in coffin” study shows the more renew­ables we force onto the market the more expensive electr­icity gets.

Everyday someone tells us renew­ables are cheap, but these estimates come from flawed “LCOE” method (at best) suppo­sedly the lifetime cost, but without many indirect costs. Granted, it’s hard to figure out what the bill for renewable energy is. But what really matters to…

2019-04-24 18:47

@Climate Depot: AFL-​CIO union chief says no to Green New Deal – ‘The worker’s interest really wasn’t compl­etely figured into it’

Another major Democrat Party-​leaning labor union has turned against the Green New Deal. The first union to turn earlier this year was the Laborers’ Interna­tional Union of North America. See: Major labor union (which endorsed Hillary Obama twice for Prez) unloads on ‘Green New Deal’ as ‘unrea­listic manif­esto’ that will ‘destroy workers’ liveli­hoods’ – […]

2019-04-24 18:36

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Oil and gas majors plan to spend $4.9 trillion on fuel explor­ation

Stating the obvious, but they’re either going to find a lot of fuel or lose a lot of money. Chances of the demand fading any time soon still look remote, with global consum­ption at or near 100 million barrels of oil *per day*. Many believers in green­house gas theories of course continue to swallow the […]

2019-04-24 17:57

@Real Science: Climate Change In 1909

Democrats tell us that terrorism is driven by climate change. This month in 1909, thirty-​thousand Chris­tians were killed in Turkey. Some people did somet­hing. 16 Apr 1909, 1 – The Boston Globe at Newspap­ers.com

2019-04-24 17:35


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