• Australia: Blackouts Tipped To Spread Nationwide, Sparking Political Blame Game

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • New Daily

    As Australia remains in the grip of a heatwave, the federal government has been warned of potential nationwide blackouts. Experts have warned of a nationwide power blackout if energy policies are not addressed. The oppressive temperatures scorching much of Australia has already led to blackouts in South Australia, with the Coalition blaming the state’s energy shortfall on its reliance on […]

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  • Instability of GHCN Adjustment Algorithm

    • Date: 07/02/17
    • Paul Matthews, Climate Scepticism

    The purpose of this post is to confirm one detail of Bates’s complaint. Yesterday there was an article in the Mail by David Rose, regarding manipulation and adjustment of temperature data. This issue comes up fairly regularly, but what’s new is that the source of the information this time is a “whistleblower”, John Bates, a […]

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  • Newt Gingrich On Science, Climate Policy And Trump

    • Date: 04/02/17
    • Climate Etc.

     I’m very skeptical of the stuff that Obama agreed to in dealing with climate change. At the annual meeting of the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE), Newt Gingrich made a very interesting presentation, which was reported in an EOS article. Newt Gingrich, speaking at a conference in January, offered a blueprint for working […]

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  • Green Levies Hitting Home As Npower Hike Prices

    • Date: 03/02/17
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    British consumers are beginning to see the inevitable effect of the government’s green policies taking hold. From the Telegraph: Npower will hike the standard cost of gas and electricity by almost 10pc from next month, adding £109 to the dual fuel bill of 1.4 million energy customers. The big six supplier blamed rising cost pressures for […]

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  • Japan To Build 45 New Coal-Fired Power Plants

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • ABC News

    The Japanese government is moving ahead with its plans to build up to 45 new coal fired power stations. Japan is the largest overseas market for Australian coal producers, taking more than a third of all exports. Tom O’Sullivan, a Tokyo based energy consultant with Mathyos Global Advisory, said in the wake of the Fukushima […]

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  • Arctic Ice Takes Revenge

    • Date: 27/01/17
    • Ron Clutz, Science Matters

    The saga shows that despite all the talk of climate change and warming in the Arctic, thick ice can prevent convoys from crossing the Northern Sea Route in deep winter. Vessels Kapitan Dranitsyn and Admiral Makarov ‘marooned’ in east for the rest of winter after getting trapped off Chukotka. Russian Convoy Takes Advantage of Reduced […]

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  • Judith Curry: Government Scientists & The Trump Shift

    • Date: 25/01/17
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

    A seismic shift is occurring in a number of federal agencies. Some headlines from Tuesday: Trump silences scientists at EPA, USDA  A message sent to EPA staff on Monday prohibits staff from creating press releases, blogs, messages, or any social media postings concerning their taxpayer funded work. The US Department of Agriculture has banned scientists and other employees […]

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  • What Experts Think Of Speculation That El Niño Will Return In 2017

    • Date: 23/01/17
    • Marshall Shepherd, Forbes

    This week some chatter was getting around Twitter and within climate circles about the possibility of El Niño returning in 2017. Wait, El Niño? Didn’t we just have a major El Niño in 2015? The answer is yes. . 1997 vs 2015 El Nino. Source: NASA The 2015-2016 El Nino was a very strong El […]

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