• Claimed Antarctic Ice Loss In Doubt

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • P Gosselin, No Tricks Zone

    On June 13 Chris Mooney of the Washington Post wrote how Antarctica’s ice sheet was “melting at a rapidly increasing rate” and “pouring more than 200 billion tons of ice into the ocean annually” — all this according to “a team of 80 scientists”. The doomsday media response was immediate. Mooney of course blamed CO2 for the […]

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  • Green Flop: Coal Still Rules As Greens Play Themselves

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun

    Turns out the green movement played itself. Hysterical scaremongering over the Fukushima emergency had a number of nuclear plants closed, especially in Japan, only to be replaced by coal. This move to green energy is costing a bomb without lessening reliance on coal: Wind and solar account for just six percent of total electricity globally, despite […]

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  • Vahrenholt: Global Coal Use To Increase By 43%

    • Date: 12/06/18
    • No Tricks Zone

    Yesterday German energy expert and scientist Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt commented at his monthly column at Die kalte Sonne site here on solar activity, CO2 and coal power in Germany. Photo: Fritz Vahrenholt, source: Die kalte Sonne Sun factor grossly underestimated Lately the sun’s activity has been very quiet as the star at the center of our solar system transitions […]

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  • Prospects for Biomass, Wind and Solar Energy, With and Without Storage: Alberta Case Study

    • Date: 11/06/18
    • Dr G. Cornelis van Kooten, GWPF TV

    Presentation by Dr. G. Cornelis van Kooten to the GWPF, 24th May 2018.        

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  • US House Votes Down Social Cost of Carbon

    • Date: 10/06/18
    • Ron Clutz, Science Matters

    The House GOP on Friday took a step forward in reining in the Obama administration’s method of assessing the cost of carbon dioxide pollution when developing regulations. The House voted 212-201, along party lines, to include a rider blocking the use of the climate change cost metric to an energy and water spending bill. The […]

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  • The Neurobiology of Climate Change Denial

    • Date: 08/06/18
    • John Ridgway, Climate Scepticism

    Much work has already been undertaken to establish the cognitive foundation for the irrationality of climate change denial. Of particular note are the studies undertaken by Lewandowsky, Kahneman, Shapiro and O’Conner, identifying the many cognitive biases that invalidate arguments put forward by those who profess scepticism in the face of the scientific evidence. However, it […]

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  • Andrew Montford: Why Weather Apps Can’t Be Trusted

    • Date: 08/06/18
    • Andrew Montford, The Spectator

    The Times reports this morning that Bournemouth business leaders are hugely annoyed with the BBC, whose weather app predicted thick cloud and thunderstorms for the recent bank holiday. In the event, it was sunny and warm, but the damage had already been done, and takings on the seafront were said to be down by nearly 40 percent […]

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  • China Just Dealt a Massive Blow to the Solar Industry

    • Date: 07/06/18
    • Nasdaq

    The impact of China’s policy changes will be widespread, and no solar company will be spared. The solar industry has had an impressive run over the past year on strong demand for solar panels around the world. No country has been more aggressive in growing solar installations than China. Out of 99 gigawatts (GW) of […]

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