Weekly Local weather and Power Information Roundup #359

The Week That Was: 2019-05-11 (Could 11, 2019)

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Quote of the Week: “…we’ve got to supply up scary eventualities, make simplified, dramatic statements, and make little point out of any doubts we’d have…. Every of us has to resolve what the suitable steadiness is between being efficient and being sincere. I hope meaning being each.” – Stephen Schneider, Uncover, pp. 45–48, October 1989.

Variety of the Week: Zero.05ºC in 25 years

THIS WEEK:

By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Coverage Venture (SEPP)

Trustworthy Science: The complete remark by Stephen Schneider within the 1989 interview in Uncover journal, cited above, is:

“On the one hand, as scientists we’re ethically certain to the scientific methodology, in impact promising to inform the reality, the entire fact, and nothing however — which implies that we should embrace all of the doubts, the caveats, the ifs, ands, and buts. However, we aren’t simply scientists however human beings as effectively. And like most individuals we’d wish to see the world a greater place, which on this context interprets into our working to scale back the chance of probably disastrous climatic change. To try this we have to get some broad-based assist, to seize the general public’s creativeness. That, in fact, entails getting a great deal of media protection. So, we’ve got to supply up scary eventualities, make simplified, dramatic statements, and make little point out of any doubts we’d have. This ‘double moral bind’ we ceaselessly discover ourselves in can’t be solved by any system. Every of us has to resolve what the suitable steadiness is between being efficient and being sincere. I hope meaning being each.”

In efforts to frighten the general public about local weather and the atmosphere, the UN bureaucracies on the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Change (IPCC) and its father or mother group, the United Nations Surroundings Programme (UNEP), are dropping effectiveness and changing into far much less sincere. This lack of candor extends to its followers together with the US International Change Analysis Program (USGCRP) and its 13 affiliated companies.

The most recent UN effort comes from the Intergovernmental Science-Coverage Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Companies (IPBES):

“…an impartial intergovernmental physique, established by member States in 2012. The target of IPBES is to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem companies for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, long-term human well-being and sustainable growth.”

The management of the 5 teams of specialists is underneath Sir Robert Watson (UK) a long-time foe of carbon dioxide emissions who chaired the IPCC from 1997 to 2002. Below his management the IPCC produced the Third Evaluation Report (AR3, 2001), which featured Mr. Mann’s hockey-stick, claimed a false scientific consensus, rising sea ranges, elevated frequency of warmth waves, false confidence within the capability of local weather fashions to undertaking / predict, and stronger proof (extremely questionable) that international warming / local weather change over the earlier fifty years was brought on by human actions, primarily use of fossil fuels. It was in AR3 that the time period mannequin predictions was modified to projections on the insistence of the late Vincent Grey of New Zealand, a persistent critic.

Based on its media releases IPBES is releasing a complete report exhibiting that:

“Nature’s Harmful Decline ‘Unprecedented’ Species Extinction Charges ‘Accelerating’

“Present international response inadequate; ‘Transformative adjustments’ wanted to revive and defend nature; Opposition from vested pursuits could be overcome for public good

“Most complete evaluation of its variety; 1,000,000 species threatened with extinction”

The “Advance Unedited” model of the report exhibits “hockey-stick” type graphs of extinction of species, however little arduous proof. As a substitute, it’s stuffed with bureaucratic language and organizational graphs. Apparently, underneath direct drivers the report doesn’t embrace carbon dioxide (CO2) however does state:

“The direct anthropogenic drivers are these which can be the results of human choices, specifically, of establishments and governance techniques and different oblique drivers. Anthropogenic drivers embrace habitat conversion, e.g., degradation of land and aquatic habitats, deforestation and afforestation, exploitation of untamed populations, local weather change, air pollution of soil, water and air and species introductions. A few of these drivers, akin to air pollution, can have detrimental impacts on nature; others, as within the case of habitat restoration, or the introduction of a pure enemy to fight invasive species, can have optimistic results.” (p.37)

Air air pollution and local weather change have grow to be a euphemism, a rewording, for CO2 emissions.

We now have over 35 years of Landsat satellite tv for pc imagery exhibiting that with growing carbon dioxide the planet is greening, and vegetation is flourishing. But, the UN experiences ignore the advantages of CO2.

Not too long ago, the UK had youngsters protesting CO2 emissions underneath the banner of “Extinction Insurrection,” implying that continued CO2 emissions will trigger extinction. These occasions and the brand new UN report immediate a perplexing query: which group is extra immature? The kids of the Extinction Insurrection, who consider adults claiming risks of CO2. Or, the “specialists” on the UN claiming 1,000,000 species are about to go extinct from CO2, regardless of many years of proof exhibiting vegetation is flourishing from extra CO2. See hyperlinks underneath Defending the Orthodoxy and Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide.

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The Greenhouse Impact – A Little bit of Historical past: Many authors advocating that small adjustments within the present stage of atmospheric CO2 will trigger main adjustments in temperatures confer with a 1896 work by famous Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius by which he calculated the impact of CO2 on temperatures as if it had been the first driver of worldwide warming (and cooling), adequate to deliver the earth out of the final main ice age. His calculations are rigorous and spectacular, however that doesn’t imply his conclusions are appropriate.

In 1941, Serbian astrophysicist Milutin Milankovitch started creating the mathematical concept that the seasonal and latitudinal variations of photo voltaic radiation obtained by earth decide main warming and cooling intervals, the latter changing into ice ages. Based on NASA’s Earth Observatory (Mar 24, 2000, not up to date):

“Now often called the Milankovitch Idea, it states that because the Earth travels by way of area across the solar, cyclical variations in three components of Earth-sun geometry mix to provide variations within the quantity of photo voltaic vitality that reaches Earth:

1. “Variations within the Earth’s orbital eccentricity—the form of the orbit across the solar.

2. Adjustments in obliquity—adjustments within the angle that Earth’s axis makes with the aircraft of Earth’s orbit.

Three. Precession—the change within the route of the Earth’s axis of rotation, i.e., the axis of rotation behaves just like the spin axis of a high that’s winding down; therefore it traces a circle on the celestial sphere over a time frame.

“Collectively, the intervals of those orbital motions have grow to be often called Milankovitch cycles.”

In 1976, Hays, Imbrie, and Shackleton printed a paper, in Science, based mostly on 450,000 years of ocean-floor sediments within the Southern Hemisphere exhibiting that the adjustments within the local weather corresponded with Milankovitch Idea. From this, they concluded that within the earth’s orbital geometry are the basic reason for the succession of Quaternary ice ages (the present interval starting about 2.6 million years in the past). Utilizing this mannequin, one can estimate that inside the subsequent seven thousand years the Northern Hemisphere will start experiencing intensive glaciation.

There are some points with this concept. Nevertheless, the present findings of the IPCC, and its followers, are based mostly on the 1979 Charney Report, which admitted it was based mostly on hypothesis from local weather modelers, not proof. Bodily proof that CO2 is the most important driver of worldwide warming / local weather change is but to be produced.

Sadly, lots of those that declare that the greenhouse impact is a effectively understood concept courting again to the work of Svante Arrhenius in 1896, ignore his later work in 1906 by which he backed down from his 1896 calculations doubling of CO2 will improve temperatures by 5 to six ºC (about 10 ºF) . Fortuitously, in 2014 Associates of Science, a bunch based mostly in Canada, translated the later work from German. The 1906 work is extra in-line with forecasts by the IPCC and what the Charney Report speculated.

Arrhenius based mostly his revised work on an 1861 lecture by John Tyndall,

“…Tyndall offered the outcomes of an evaluation of the comparatively sturdy absorption of warmth radiation by water vapour and carbon dioxide. On the idea of this evaluation, he expressed the view that adjustments in CO2 and water vapour content material of the environment clarify all local weather adjustments which had been recognized by geological analysis.”

From studying the paper by Arrhenius, it seems he didn’t grasp the greenhouse impact. It seems that Tyndall grasped the idea of the greenhouse impact, however his experiments produced crude estimates. Due to later experiments, satellites, and fashionable sensors, we will refine these crude estimates of the impact of water vapor and CO2, which can be additional mentioned in subsequent TWTWs. Sadly, it seems that greenhouse gasoline warming won’t be adequate to stop one other ice age from occurring. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy and https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/options/Milankovitch

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AIRS: The April 25 TWTW mentioned Roy Spencer’s submit on NASA’s Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) beginning with the Aqua satellite tv for pc in early 2002.

“The pores and skin temperature remains to be ‘retrieved’ in partly- (and even mostly-) cloudy circumstances from different channels increased up within the environment, and with ‘cloud clearing’ algorithms, however these unique numerical workout routines can by no means get round the truth that the floor pores and skin temperature can solely be noticed with satellite tv for pc infrared measurements when no clouds are current.” [Boldface was italics in the original.]

What was much more fascinating to TWTW was the remark by Spencer:

“AIRS has even demonstrated how growing CO2 within the final 15+ years has diminished the infrared cooling to outer area on the wavelengths impacted by CO2 emission and absorption, the primary observational proof I’m conscious of that growing CO2 can alter — nevertheless minimally — the worldwide vitality funds.”

Spencer has adopted these with two further posts utilizing AIRS. One, utilizing AIRS, Spencer exhibits that for the US nighttime floor temperatures and decrease troposphere temperatures from floor to 2.5 km (Eight,000 thousand ft) have been warming considerably, however daytime temperatures haven’t been warming considerably. Two, over the complete 16.6-year report the warming of the troposphere has been slight, as indicated by UAH temperature data utilizing microwaves (which might report temperature traits regardless of clouds).

The primary submit confirms the assertion that greenhouse gasoline warming is primarily a nighttime incidence, slowing nighttime cooling of the earth. It’s not a daytime risk. Thus, the claims of the IPCC, and its followers, that growing CO2 will trigger dire warmth waves, crop failures, and so forth. are largely fabrications. The second submit signifies that we’ve got nothing to worry from growing CO2. With out query, steady monitoring of the environment is necessary, however there is no such thing as a proof that growing CO2 is inflicting vital change. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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Measurements of El Niño Frequencies: There are a number of sorts, “flavors,” of El Niños with totally different penalties in climate. The first El Niño kind, taste, is a warming tongue within the sea floor within the japanese Pacific alongside the equator off Peru. The second main kind is a warming within the central Pacific alongside the equator some 10,000 km (6,000 miles) away.

Researchers have hit on a way of taking core samples of corals to estimate altering patterns of El Niños. The researchers found that for a lot of the 400-year report each sorts occurred with roughly the identical frequency, however the japanese Pacific kind was considerably stronger. Nevertheless, since about 1900 the central Pacific El Niño is changing into extra frequent and stronger than previously. The reason for El Niños just isn’t established and the 400-year report is just too quick to imagine that the present pattern will proceed. One might use the information to argue that El Niños introduced the globe out of the Little Ice Age. See hyperlinks underneath Defending the Orthodoxy and Altering Climate.

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Uncertainty: There may be an excessive amount of uncertainty concerning local weather change and its causes. Sadly, the over $40 billion that the US authorities has spent on local weather science, in response to printed authorities experiences, has helped little. Nice advances have been made in sensors and devices, however necessary ones are largely ignored by authorities scientists. Greenhouse concept and the contribution of CO2 to warming will not be effectively understood. There are not any basic theories supported by arduous knowledge that stand up to arduous evaluation.

Writing in “Quadrant,” and carried in Local weather, And many others. retired Australian atmospheric physicist Garth Paltridge expressed his views. Primarily, local weather change has grow to be a faith for individuals who don’t have any faith. Although not said by Paltridge, in a different way, one might argue that these opposing this “new faith” assert that explanations of local weather change are unsatisfactory for individuals who are restlessly looking for data or consider that authorities energy, nationwide or worldwide, shouldn’t be prolonged over crucial parts of the financial system, akin to vitality, with out clear, compelling proof of want and worth. See hyperlink underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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SEPP’S APRIL FOOLS AWARD

THE JACKSON

SEPP is conducting its annual vote for the recipient of the coveted trophy, The Jackson, a lump of coal. Readers are requested to appoint and vote for who they suppose is most deserving, following these standards:

· The nominee has superior, or proposes to advance, vital enlargement of governmental energy, regulation, or management over the general public or vital sections of the final financial system.

· The nominee does so by declaring such measures are needed to guard public well being, welfare, or the atmosphere.

· The nominee declares that bodily science helps such measures.

· The bodily science supporting the measures is flimsy at finest, and probably non-existent.

The seven previous recipients, Lisa Jackson, Barrack Obama, John Kerry, Ernest Moniz, John Holdren, Gena McCarthy and Jerry Brown will not be eligible. Typically, the committee that makes the choice prefers a candidate with a nationwide or worldwide presence. The voting will shut on June 30. Please ship your nominee and a short motive why the particular person is certified for the respect to Ken@SEPP.org. Thanks.

Variety of the Week: Zero.05ºC in 25 years. A report in “Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters” describing: the principle options of the lately printed World Ocean Experiment–Argo International Hydrographic Climatology evaluating it with the earlier research compiled in NOAA’s WOA13 [World Ocean Atlas Climatology], each with the identical temporal and spatial decision. The report states:

“The 2 climatologies characterize imply ocean states which can be 25 years aside, and the zonally averaged part of the WAGHC-minus-WOA13 temperature distinction clearly exhibits the ocean warming sign, with a imply temperature improve of Zero.05°C for the higher 1500-m layer since 1984”.

Zero.05°C is finer than the accuracy of even good thermometers. Claiming ocean measurements of temperature of larger accuracy is a computational train of “manufactured” precision – the result of averaging an enormous quantity of knowledge, none of which is understood with that accuracy.

Little question, a lot can be product of this report to assert that the oceans are warming and that the warming is accelerating. Oceans have been warming and cooling for lots of of hundreds of thousands of years. Assuming the precision said within the report is correct, the present 25-year interval signifies that, if continued, the oceans will heat by 1ºC (2 ºF) over the subsequent 500 years. Apparently, the NOAA’s graph of the World Ocean Atlas Climatology has a contour interval of 2ºC, which might require 1000 years. See hyperlinks underneath Altering Seas and https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OC5/woa13fv2/woa13fv2.pl

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Commentary: Is the Solar Rising?

Deep photo voltaic minimal fast-approaching and cosmic rays proceed to rise

By Paul Dorian, Perspecta, Inc. April 29, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.perspectaweather.com/weblog/2019/Four/29/715-am-deep-solar-minimum-fast-approaching-and-cosmic-rays-continue-to-rise

Present Photo voltaic Cycle Amongst Weakest On File. Doubtlessly Cloud-Seeding Cosmic Radiation Close to Highest Stage Since 1950s

The Solar in April 2019

By Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt and Frank Bosse, (German textual content translated/edited by P. Gosselin), No Methods Zone, Could 7, 2019

Current Solar Cycle Among Weakest On Record. Potentially Cloud-Seeding Cosmic Radiation Near Highest Level Since 1950s

Censorship

Algorithms, Shadow Bans Threaten Free Speech, Political Variety

By Larry Bell, Newsmax, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.newsmax.com/larrybell/dorsey-facebook-google-zuckerberg/2019/04/29/id/913720/

Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC

Local weather Change Reconsidered II: Bodily Science

Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental Worldwide Panel on Local weather Change (NIPCC), 2013

https://www.heartland.org/media-library/pdfs/CCR-II/CCR-II-Full.pdf

Abstract: http://www.nipccreport.org/experiences/ccr2a/pdf/Abstract-for-Policymakers.pdf

Local weather Change Reconsidered II: Organic Impacts

Idso, Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental Worldwide Panel on Local weather Change (NIPCC), 2014

Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts

Abstract: https://www.heartland.org/media-library/pdfs/CCR-IIb/Abstract-for-Policymakers.pdf

Local weather Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

By A number of Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental Worldwide Panel on Local weather Change, April 2019

http://retailer.heartland.org/store/ccr-ii-fossil-fuels/

Obtain with no cost:

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Local weather-Change-Reconsidered-II-Fossil-Fuels-FULL-Quantity-with-covers.pdf

Why Scientists Disagree About International Warming

The NIPCC Report on the Scientific Consensus

By Craig D. Idso, Robert M. Carter, and S. Fred Singer, Nongovernmental Worldwide Panel on Local weather Change (NIPCC), Nov 23, 2015

Home

Obtain with no cost:

https://www.heartland.org/policy-documents/why-scientists-disagree-about-global-warming

Nature, Not Human Exercise, Guidelines the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008

http://www.sepp.org/publications/nipcc_final.pdf

Difficult the Orthodoxy

NASA The: 80% of U.S. Warming has been at Night time

By Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Apr 30, 2019

NASA AIRS: 80% of U.S. Warming has been at Night

The Weak point of Tropospheric Warming as Confirmed by AIRS

By Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Could 1, 2019

The Weakness of Tropospheric Warming as Confirmed by AIRS

Hyperlink to paper: Latest international warming as confirmed by AIRS

By J Susskind, et al., Environmental Analysis Letters, Apr 17, 2019

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aafd4e/meta

The Possible Explanation for Local weather Fluctuations –Svante Arrhenius

A Translation of his 1906 Amended View of “International Warming”

Translated by Associates of Science, 2014

https://www.friendsofscience.org/property/paperwork/Arrhenius%201906,%20last.pdf

Variations within the Earth’s Orbit: Pacemaker of the Ice Ages

By J. D. Hays, John Imbrie, and N. J. Shackleton, Science, 1976

https://science.sciencemag.org/content material/194/4270/1121

Local weather science violates the essential precepts of science

By Sanjeev Sabhlok, The Occasions of India, Could 9, 2019

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/seeing-the-invisible/climate-science-violates-the-basic-precepts-of-science/

Richard Feynman rightly stated, “Science is the idea within the ignorance of specialists”.

GWPF Assertion on the Proposed Web Zero 2050 Emissions Goal

By Employees Writers, GWPF, Could 2, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/gwpf-statement-on-the-proposed-net-zero-2050-emissions-target/?utm_source=Media&utm_campaign=a1230a8a4f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_02_10_35&utm_medium=e mail&utm_term=0_8f98a37810-a1230a8a4f-20197665

“The advice of the Committee on Local weather Change (CCC) for a Web Zero emissions goal by 2050 is grounded in nothing stronger than irresponsible optimism and arbitrary assumptions about value and technological feasibility.”

Guilt-tripping Britain to internet zero

By Rupert Darwall, CapX, Could 7, 2019, [H/t GWPF]

Guilt-tripping Britain to net zero

CO2 Information Manipulation

By Tim Ball, Digital Administration, April 30, 2019

CO2 Data Manipulation

Adapting to local weather change “it’s in our genes” — One more reason to disregard the extinction scare

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could Eight, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/adapting-to-climate-change-its-in-our-genes-extinction-threat-is-over-rated/#more-64016

One million species face extinction? Time to burn fossil fuels to avoid wasting them

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could 7, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/a-million-species-face-extinction-time-to-burn-fossil-fuels-to-save-them/

Local weather’s uncertainty precept

By Garth Paltridge, Local weather And many others. Could 6, 2019

Climate’s uncertainty principle

Do NASA’s Newest Figures Affirm International Warming?

By Anthony Watts, American Thinker, Could 9, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/05/do_nasas_latest_figures_confirm_global_warming.html

Utilizing P-Values To Diagnose “Developments” Is Invalid

By William Briggs, His Weblog, Could Eight, 2019

https://wmbriggs.com/submit/27088/

Defending the Orthodoxy

Toby’s Eyes Have Been Opened

By Andrew Montford, GWPF, Could 9, 2019

Toby’s Eyes Have Been Opened

Hyperlink to article: The UN’s extinction warning doesn’t add up

By Toby Younger, The Spectator, Could 11, 2019

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2019/05/the-uns-extinction-warning-doesnt-add-up/

Hyperlink to UN Press Launch: Media Launch: Nature’s Harmful Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Charges ‘Accelerating’

By Employees Writers, UN Intergovernmental Science-Coverage Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Companies (IPBES), Accessed Could 10, 2019

https://www.ipbes.internet/information/Media-Launch-International-Evaluation

IPCC Clone Predicts Doom

By Donna Laframboise, Large Image Information, Could 6, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/05/06/ipcc-clone-predicts-doom/

ENSO Normals: A New U.S. Local weather Normals Product Conditioned by ENSO Section and Depth and Accounting for Secular Developments

By Anthony Arguez, et al. AMS, Could 7, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0252.1

[SEPP Comment: NOAA types arguing for faster climate change. Should it be annual, quarterly, monthly, or daily to satisfy their short-term data?]

Indigenous peoples, ‘guardians of Nature’, underneath siege

By Marlowe Hood, Paris (AFP), Could 6, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/experiences/Indigenous_peoples_guardians_of_Nature_under_siege_999.html

[SEPP Comment: The claimed polar bear experts do not consider the observations of the ‘guardians of Nature’ to be knowledge.]

Britain’s Purple-Inexperienced revolution? Corbyn Forces Commons Vote to Declare ‘Local weather Emergency’

By Employees Writers Sky Information, Through GWPF, Apr 28, 2019

Britain’s Red-Green Revolution? Corbyn Forces Commons Vote To Declare ‘Climate Emergency’

Potty Wadhams And King Need To “Repair” The Local weather!

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 10, 2019

Potty Wadhams And King Want To “Fix” The Climate!

BBC: “Scientists in Cambridge plan to arrange a analysis centre to develop new methods to restore the Earth’s local weather.

“It can examine radical approaches akin to refreezing the Earth’s poles and eradicating CO2 from the environment.

“The centre is being created due to fears that present approaches won’t on their very own cease harmful and irreversible harm to the planet.

“The initiative is the primary of its variety on the earth and will result in dramatic reductions in carbon emissions.

“The initiative is co-ordinated by the federal government’s former chief scientific adviser, Prof Sir David King.”

Satellites to trace carbon from each energy plant on Earth

By Benjamin Storrow, E&E Information, Could 9, 2019

https://www.eenews.internet/climatewire/2019/05/09/tales/1060299313

[SEPP Comment: for what purpose?]

Questioning the Orthodoxy

World Chief’s Ignorance About Local weather Change Continues Regardless of Easy, Apparent Proof.

By Tim Ball, Digital Administration, Could 9, 2019

World Leader’s Ignorance About Climate Change Continues Despite Simple, Obvious Evidence.

International Warming Power Restrictions Threaten U.S. Nationwide Safety

By James Taylor, WUWT, Could 10, 2019

Global Warming Energy Restrictions Threaten U.S. National Security

We Solely Have Three And A Half Days To Cease Local weather Change

If we don’t give up our rights and hand management of the financial system over to the state, the world will just about be over by Tuesday morning.

By David Marcus, The Federalist, Could Three, 2019

https://thefederalist.com/2019/05/03/we-only-have-three-and-a-half-days-to-stop-climate-change/

Local weather Information – Could 2019

By Alan Moran, The Australian Local weather Sceptics Weblog, Could 2, 2019

http://theclimatescepticsparty.blogspot.com/2019/05/climate-news-may-2019.html

Biodiversity risk gained’t be tackled by alarmist biologist hype and dismantling capitalism

By Matt Ridley, Response, Could 7, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://response.life/biodiversity-threat-wont-tackled-alarmist-biologist-hype-dismantling-capitalism/

“For some motive, environmental activists hate speaking in regards to the success tales of conservationists in saving species, recovering their populations and reintroducing them to the wild. They like to dwell on the threats. This brings extra publicity and donations, but it surely additionally spreads a counsel of despair, leaving many peculiar folks feeling helpless, somewhat than engaged. It’s time for an sincere debate about what we will do to avoid wasting wildlife, somewhat than a Non-public Fraser cry of ‘we’re all doomed’”.

Polar Bears: Which Narrative to Consider?

By Jim Steele, WUWT, Could 1, 2019

Polar Bears: Which Narrative to Believe?

“Most significantly, Arctic research present much less sea ice promotes extra photosynthesis. After sea ice had lately decreased by 9%, Stanford scientists decided productiveness elevated by 30%. Extra photosynthesis supplies extra meals for fish. Extra fish feed extra seals and fatter seals feed extra polar bears.”

After Paris!

Germany, Italy, Hungary & Poland Reject Web-zero Local weather Goal

By Frédéric Simon, Euractiv.com, Could Eight, 2019

https://www.euractiv.com/part/climate-strategy-2050/information/germany-poland-snub-eu-appeal-for-greater-climate-ambition/

“The governments of France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Portugal and Luxembourg have launched an enchantment to spice up EU local weather motion forward of a serious summit on the way forward for Europe going down in Romania subsequent Thursday (9 Could).

“A leaked ‘non-paper’ by the eight nations calls on the European Union to step up the battle towards local weather change and signal as much as a European Fee plan to attain net-zero greenhouse gasoline emissions ‘by 2050 on the newest’”.

Change in US Administrations

US Ups Its Sport in Catastrophic Grid Safety

By Paul Steidler, Actual Clear Power, Apr 30, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/04/30/us_ups_its_game_in_catastrophic_grid_protection_110432.html

Hyperlink to Govt order: Govt Order on Coordinating Nationwide Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses

By Employees Writers, The White Home, Mar 26, 2019

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-coordinating-national-resilience-electromagnetic-pulses/

Perry, requested about environmental justice, talks about electrical energy costs

By Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, Could 9., 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/442945-perry-asked-about-environmental-justice-talks-about-electricity

“’Environmental justice is broader than that however clearly encompasses such points as weatherization, the place issues are positioned, how issues are positioned, who decides what’s positioned the place—all of these are environmental justice points,’ he [Rep. Donald McEachin (D-V.A.)] stated, and usually are considered by way of the lens of race and poverty.

US local weather sceptics ship shivers by way of Arctic cooperation

By Sam Kingsley and Pierre-Henry Deshayes

Rovaniemi, Finland (AFP) Could 7, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/experiences/US_climate_sceptics_send_shivers_through_Arctic_cooperation_999.html

Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide

NASA declares carbon dioxide is GREENING the Earth… reveals how Inexperienced New Dying is a DEATH cult that will collapse international ecology

By Mike Adams, Pure Information, Apr 26, 2019

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-26-nasa-declares-carbon-dioxide-is-greening-the-earth.html

Hyperlink to key paper: Greening of the Earth and its drivers

By Zaichun Zhu, et al. Nature Local weather Change, Apr 25, 2016

https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3004

Hyperlink to NASA Net Web site: Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Research Finds

By Samson Reiny, NASA, Apr 26, 2016

https://www.nasa.gov/characteristic/goddard/2016/carbon-dioxide-fertilization-greening-earth

Issues within the Orthodoxy

Regardless of Rising Protests, EU Leaders Go away Sibiu With No Local weather Motion

By Dave Keating, Forbes, Could 9, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/davekeating/2019/05/09/despite-growing-protests-eu-leaders-leave-sibiu-with-no-climate-action/#458dea7421b5

“A few of these college students travelled to Sibiu and unfurled an enormous banner exterior the place EU leaders had been assembly studying ‘Damaged local weather, damaged future’”.

Germany is Failing

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Could 7, 2019

Germany is Failing

Leaked German govt report: emissions goal can be missed regardless of on-target renewables

By Julian Wettengel, Power Publish,.eu, April 29, 2019

Leaked German govt report: emissions target will be missed despite on-target renewables

Across the World, Purchaser’s Regret Units in for Pricey Clear Energy

By David R Baker and Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg, April 24, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2019-04-24/around-the-world-buyers-remorse-sets-in-for-costly-clean-power

Searching for a Frequent Floor

Two Developments that May Show Vital

By Alan Carlin, Carlin Economics and Science, Could 11, 2019

http://www.carlineconomics.com/archives/4982

Science, Coverage, and Proof

The Bizarre Actuality of World Local weather Coverage

By Alan Carlin, Carlin Economics and Science, Could 7, 2019

The Weird Reality of World Climate Policy

Evaluate of Latest Scientific Articles by CO2 Science

Interactive Results of Elevated CO2 and Temperature on Brassica napus

Juozapaitiene, G., Diksaityte, A., Sujetoviene, G., Aleinikoviene, J. and Juknys, R. 2019. Aboveground and below-ground carbon allocation of summer season rape underneath elevated CO2 and air temperature. Agricultural and Meals Science 28: 1-Eight. Could Eight, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/might/a4.php

Improved Development and Nitrogen Fixation from Elevated CO2 in Two Lentil Cultivars

Parvin, S., Uddin, S., Bourgault, M., Roessner, U., Tausz-Posch, S., Armstrong, R., O’Leary, G., Fitzgerald, G. and Tausz, M. 2018. Water availability moderates N2 fixation profit from elevated [CO2]: A 2-year free-air CO2 enrichment research on lentil (Lens culinaris MEDIK.) in a water restricted agroecosystem. Plant, Cell & Surroundings 41: 2418-2434. Could 6, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/might/a3.php

A Evaluate of Coral Thermal Tolerance Talents

Thomas, L., Rose, N.H., Bay, R.A., Lopez, E.H., Morikawa, M.Ok., Ruiz-Jones, L. and Palumbi, S.R. 2018. Mechanisms of thermal tolerance in reef-building corals throughout a fine-grained environmental mosaic: Classes from Ofu, American Samoa. Frontiers in Marine Science Four: Article 434, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00434. Could Three, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/might/a2.php

“The back-reef swimming pools on Ofu are perfect for learning the thermal tolerance of corals in a pure setting. Corals inhabiting such swimming pools expertise a variety of temperature and irradiance values throughout a tidal cycle, essentially the most variable of which attain temperatures of 34°C or increased and each day thermal fluctuations of as much as 6°C. Two swimming pools specifically, a extremely variable pool experiencing temperatures that vary from 24.5 to 35°C and a reasonably variable pool with temperature variations of 25-32°C, have served as splendid settings for researchers to analyze the topic of thermal tolerance; they’re adjoining to 1 one other (~500 m aside) and each maintain a various assemblage of corals which can be ‘practically similar in species variety and p.c dwell coral cowl.’”

A CO2-induced Enhancement of Wheat Grain Yields on Acidic Soils

Dong, J., Grylls, S., Hunt, J., Armstrong, R., Delhaize, E. and Tang, C. 2019. Elevated CO2 (free-air CO2 enrichment) will increase grain yield of aluminum-resistant however not aluminum-sensitive wheat (Triticum aestivum) grown in an acid soil. Annals of Botany 123: 461-468.

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/might/a1.php

Fashions v. Observations

Scientists Request Revamping Of Local weather Fashions After Discovering Arctic Four.6°C WARMER In 1930s Than As we speak!

Earlier Arctic heat unexplained: In Franz Josef Land it was a number of levels hotter in early 1930s than immediately

By Employees Writers, Die kalte Sonne, (German textual content translated/edited by P Gosselin), Could 10, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/05/10/scientists-request-revamping-of-climate-models-after-finding-arctic-Four-6c-warmer-in-1930s-than-today/

Mannequin Points

New “exascale” supercomputer can run incorrect local weather fashions even sooner

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Could Eight, 2019

New “exascale” supercomputer can run incorrect climate models even faster

Measurement Points — Floor

BIG NEWS – Verified by NOAA – poor climate station siting results in synthetic long run warming

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Could Three, 2019

BIG NEWS – Verified by NOAA – poor weather station siting leads to artificial long term warming

Hyperlink to paper: Impacts of Small-Scale City Encroachment on Air Temperature Observations

By Leeper, Kochendorfer, Henderson, and Paleki, AMS, Could 2, 2019

https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0002.1

Mosher: “microsite bias issues greater than UHI, particularly within the first kilometer

Visitor submit by Steven Mosher, WUWT, Could Three, 2019

Mosher: “microsite bias matters more than UHI, especially in the first kilometer”

A New Temperature Reconstruction From Central Asia Exhibits 432 Years Of No Warming, Latest Cooling

By Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Could 2, 2019

A New Temperature Reconstruction From Central Asia Shows 432 Years Of No Warming, Recent Cooling

How a lot has urbanisation affected United Kingdom temperatures?

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 6, 2019

How much has urbanisation affected United Kingdom temperatures?

Albany [Australia] robbed of its coldest ever April day, BOM adjusts temp up 15 levels C?!

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could 5, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/albany-robbed-of-its-coldest-ever-april-day-bom-adjusts-temp-up-15-degrees-c/

Altering Climate

El Niño has quickly grow to be stronger and stranger, in response to coral data

By Mandy Freund, et al, The Dialog, Could 6, 2019

https://theconversation.com/el-nino-has-rapidly-become-stronger-and-stranger-according-to-coral-records-115560

Hyperlink to paper: Increased frequency of Central Pacific El Niño occasions in latest many years relative to previous centuries

By Mandy Freud, et al., Nature Geoscience, Could 6, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-Zero19-0353-Three

Unimaginable analysis produces 400-year El Niño report, revealing startling adjustments

By Charles the moderator, WUWT, Could 7, 2019

Ph.D. pupil extracts world-first centuries lengthy seasonal report of El Niños from coral cores

Impossible research produces 400-year El Niño record, revealing startling changes

[SEPP Comment: Link to paper immediately above.]

What Occurred To Joe’s Everlasting Drought? [Southwest US]

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 10, 2019

What Happened To Joe’s Permanent Drought?

Hyperlink to paper: 2,500 Years of Hydroclimate Variability in New Mexico, USA

By Oliver, Harley and Maxwell, Geophysical Analysis Letters, Apr 1, 2019o

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.information.wordpress.com/2019/05/oliverharleymaxwell19-april30-2500yrs-hydroclimatevar-newmexico.pdf

How Atmospheric Sounding Remodeled Climate Prediction
By Jenny Marder for GSFC Information, Greenbelt MD (SPX) ,Could 03, 2019
http://www.spacedaily.com/experiences/How_Atmospheric_Sounding_Transformed_Weather_Prediction_999.html

Altering Local weather

New Research: The Tropical Atlantic Was 7.5°C Hotter Than Now Whereas CO2 Was 220 ppm

By Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Could 9, 2019

New Study: The Tropical Atlantic Was 7.5°C Warmer Than Now While CO2 Was 220 ppm

Altering Seas

Comparability of worldwide climatologies confirms warming of the worldwide ocean

By Charles the Moderator, WUWT, Could 10, 2019

Comparison of global climatologies confirms warming of the global ocean

Hyperlink to paper: A brand new international ocean hydrographic climatology

By Viktor Gouretski, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters, Mar 12, 2019

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16742834.2019.1588066

Steady observations within the North Atlantic challenges present view about ocean circulation variability

By Kevin Kilty, WUWT, Could 11, 2019

Continuous observations in the North Atlantic challenges current view about ocean circulation variability

Hyperlink to undertaking abstract: Collaborative Analysis: Overturning within the Subpolar North Atlantic—the Irminger and Iceland Basins

By Susan Lozier, et al.

https://www.whoi.edu/fileserver.do?id=163724&pt=2&p=175489

Bramston Reef Corals – The Different Facet of the Mud Flat

By Jennifer Marohasy, Her Weblog, Could 6, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

Bramston Reef Corals – The Other Side of the Mud Flat

“White corals don’t have any zooxanthellae and are sometimes lifeless, as a result of they’ve been uncovered to temperatures which can be too excessive. Vibrant corals, like skinny girls, are extra nutrient starved and sometimes exist in environments of intense illumination – current close to the bounds of what is likely to be thought-about wholesome.

“Such primary information will not be effectively understood. As a substitute there may be an obsession with saving the Nice Barrier Reef from imminent disaster whereas we’re both proven footage of bleached white lifeless coral, or spectacularly vibrant corals from outer reefs in nutrient-starved waters … whereas hundreds of sq. kilometres of wholesome brown coral is ignored.”

Marine Virus Survey Reveals Biodiversity Sizzling Spots

Ocean samples collected from all over the world produced a twelvefold improve within the variety of marine viruses identified. A portion of the Arctic Ocean has “surprisingly excessive variety.”

By Kimberly M. S. Cartier, EOS, Could Three, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

Marine Virus Survey Reveals Biodiversity Hot Spots

New Science Finds Coral Reefs Are [May Slightly Heat] Heating The Planet – Reef Ecosystems A Web Supply Of CO2 Emissions

By Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Could 6, 2019

New Science Finds Coral Reefs Are Heating The Planet – Reef Ecosystems A Net Source Of CO2 Emissions

Altering Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

BBC Sea Ice Howler

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could Eight, 2019

BBC Sea Ice Howler

The language of the proposed Arctic Council assertion included: “Scientists and environmental teams warn that the retreat of Arctic sea ice threatens polar bears and marine species, but in addition contributes to rising sea ranges, including to the chance of coastal flooding.”

[SEPP Comment: Melting of floating sea ice does not increase sea levels and polar bears are not threatened.]

Fewer clouds contribute to extra sea ice in Antarctic: analysis

By Employees Writers, Xinhua, Apr 26, 2019

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/26/c_138013260.htm

Agriculture Points & Worry of Famine

File maize crop anticipated for Brazil in 2018/2019 season

By Elizabeth Schroeder, Farmers Weekly, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/world/record-maize-crop-expected-for-brazil-in-2018-2019-season/

[SEPP Comment: The chief competitor with the US in the world market in maize and soybeans.]

Bumper crop: Centre hikes wheat import tariff to 40 per cent

India’s wheat manufacturing is estimated at a report 99.12 million tonnes in 2018-19 crop 12 months, which runs from July to June, about 2 per cent increased than final 12 months’s.

By Employees Writers, Indian Categorical, Apr 28, 2019

http://www.newindianexpress.com/enterprise/2019/apr/28/bumper-crop-centre-hikes-wheat-import-tariff-to-40-1969884.html

Olive Oil Manufacturing in Spain Units File

Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Meals reported that olive oil manufacturing in Spain reached 1.77 million tons by way of March of the 2018/19 marketing campaign, a rise of 43 p.c in contrast with the identical interval within the earlier marketing campaign.

By Rosa Gonzalez-Lamas, Olive Oil Occasions, Could 2, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

Olive Oil Production in Spain Sets Record

Reducing Requirements

The Economist adopts Tesla’s ‘Ludicrous Mode’

Visitor essay by David Archibald, WUWT, Could 1, 2019

The Economist adopts Tesla’s ‘Ludicrous Mode’

Why This NY Occasions Maple Syrup Story Tastes Odd

By Eric Felten, Actual Clear Investigations, Could 7, 2019

https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2019/05/06/opinion_why_the_nyts_maple_syrup_story_tastes_funny.html

Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate, or be Imprecise?

Local weather change: England flood planners ‘should put together for worst’ Say Surroundings Company

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 9, 2019

Climate change: England flood planners ‘must prepare for worst’ Say Environment Agency

[SEPP Comment: Leave out key facts.]

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

‘International Warming’ Not Scary Sufficient, Alarmists Rebrand ‘Local weather Disaster’

By Thomas Williams, Breitbart, Could 1, 2019 [H/t William Readdy]

https://www.breitbart.com/atmosphere/2019/05/01/global-warming-not-scary-enough-alarmists-rebrand-climate-crisis/

“’A profitable candidate’s [term’s] purpose is to broaden the dialog round a difficulty with phrases that spark curiosity on each ends of the political spectrum… whereas avoiding overstating the issue,’ it [the study] declared.”

[SEPP Comment: The Edsel is not selling. Let’s do the Edsel II!]

Extra ravenous polar bear nonsense from Nationwide Geographic & a greater video to observe

By Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science, Could 6, 2019

More starving polar bear nonsense from National Geographic & a better video to watch

Eco Scares Crowd Search

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 9, 2019

Eco Scares Crowd Search

A crowd analysis request for scares

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Youngsters

Local weather Messages

By Andrew Montford, GWPF, Could 6, 2019

Climate Messages

Quote of the Week: Greta Thunberg claims to have the ability to “see” carbon dioxide within the air

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Could 2, 2019

Quote of the Week: Greta Thunberg claims to be able to “see” carbon dioxide in the air

[SEPP Comments: Unfortunately, this child has become a symbol of greenhouse gas warming. Question the graph produced by NASA, Climate Science Investigations: The Greenhouse Effect.]

Cease mendacity to youngsters about dying polar bears as a strategy to obtain motion on local weather change

By Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science, Could Four, 2019

Stop lying to children about dying polar bears as a way to achieve action on climate change

Increasing the Orthodoxy

Kigali Resurfaces

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Could 5, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/05/10/kigali-resurfaces/

“Please be aware, there are not any protected alternate options to the chemical compounds that can be banned.”

[SEPP Comment: The US unemployment rate is below 4%, considered impossible by many noted economists a few years ago. Yet, the justification for passing the absurdly expensive treaty is that it may create jobs?]

UN Targets the Sand Folks

By Donna Laframboise, Large Image Information, Could Eight, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/05/08/un-targets-the-sand-people/

[SEPP Comment: Hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas uses a great deal of sand, so sand is a likely target for the UN and other green groups.]

Ottawa takes first step with local weather emergency declaration, daring motion should observe

By Brent Patterson, Rabble.ca, Apr 29, 2019

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/brent-patterson/2019/04/ottawa-takes-first-step-climate-emergency-declaration-bold

“The Metropolis of Ottawa ought to decide to net-zero greenhouse gasoline emissions by 2025, a key demand made by Extinction Insurrection.

“The Metropolis of Ottawa ought to commit (because the Metropolis of Vancouver is contemplating) to a goal of two-thirds of journeys within the metropolis to be taken by strolling, biking, and public transit by 2030.
[SEPP Comment: In January, the average temperature for Ottawa ranges from a low of 6 degrees F to a high of 22.]

Questioning European Inexperienced

Decarbonisation and the Command Financial system,

By Professor Michael Kelly, College of Cambridge, Through GWPF, Could Eight, 2019

Decarbonisation and the Command Economy

100% Renewables At 764 Euros Per Family Per MONTH… Germany’s Four.6 TRILLION Euro Inexperienced Energies Flop

The Four.6 trillion-euro German inexperienced energies flop

By Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt and Frank Bosse, (German textual content translated/edited by P. Gosselin), No Methods Zone, Could Eight, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/05/08/100-renewables-at-764-euros-per-household-per-month-germanys-Four-6-trillion-euro-green-energies-flop/

Questioning Inexperienced Elsewhere

Beware the Message

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Apr 30, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/04/30/beware-the-message/

Can Renewable Portfolio Requirements make RE Work?

By Geo, Power Issues, Could 9, 2019

Can Renewable Portfolio Standards make RE Work?

[SEPP Comment: Beware of false analogies.]

“Inexperienced” Power Insurance policies Harm the Surroundings, One other Case Research

By John Hinderaker, Energy Line, April 28, 2019

https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/04/green-energy-policies-hurt-the-environment-another-case-study.php

“I don’t suppose most environmentalists care in any respect in regards to the penalties of the insurance policies they advocate. Fashionable environmentalism is tribal virtue-signaling, nothing extra. And the remainder of us are caught with the invoice.”

The Political Video games Proceed

Democrats revive Paris Settlement, Inexperienced Local weather Fund

By Nick Sobczyk, E&E Information, Could 9, 2019

https://www.eenews.internet/greenwire/2019/05/09/tales/1060303365

Europe’s Nationalists Goal Local weather Motion

Criticizing local weather insurance policies is a means for far-right events to stir feelings towards elites forward of this month’s European Parliament elections.

By Thomas Ok. Grose, US Information, Could Eight, 2019

https://www.usnews.com/information/best-countries/articles/2019-05-08/europes-far-right-focuses-on-climate-change-instead-of-immigration

What is going to the carbon tax value? Invoice Shorten says solely a mendacity charlatan would ask. [Australia]

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could 11, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/what-will-the-carbon-tax-cost-bill-shorten-says-only-a-lying-charlatan-would-ask/

Litigation Points

Michael Bloomberg Is Paying a Local weather Prosecutor $125,000 to Work “Professional Bono” for Maryland’s AG

By Tim Pearce, Each day Caller, Could 7, 2019

https://dailycaller.com/2019/05/07/michael-bloomberg-brian-frosh-maryland/

Cap-and-Commerce and Carbon Taxes

The Carbon Buying and selling Racket Places Wooden Again on the Burner

By Robert Gottliebsen, The Australian, Through GWPF, Could 9, 2019

The Carbon Trading Racket Puts Wood Back On The Burner

“As soon as rackets get into any market, they multiply.”

The Bother With Carbon Taxes: Classes For Asian Policymakers

By Tilak Doshi, Forbes, Could 7, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/tilakdoshi/2019/05/07/the-trouble-with-carbon-taxes-lessons-for-asian-policymakers/#38ef6cb26a9f

“Some Asian planners have reacted towards the ‘carbon imperialism’ of the West in a name for the continued significance of fossil fuels for financial growth and poverty alleviation. However it’s the wider voter response within the developed nations towards expensive local weather change insurance policies, fought out in electoral contests at native, provincial and nationwide ranges, that present Asian leaders worthwhile classes on the difficulty with carbon taxes.”

The Time Has Come for a International Carbon Emissions Tax

By Mats Persson, Venture Syndicate, Could 1, 2019

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/united-nations-climate-change-global-carbon-tax-by-mats-persson-2019-05

[SEPP Comment: Who gets the loot – the UN?]

Subsidies and Mandates Perpetually

Electrical Automobile Subsidies Aren’t All They’re Cracked As much as Be

By Steve Pociask, Actual Clear Power, April 19, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/04/19/electric_car_subsidies_arent_all_theyre_cracked_up_to_be_110427.html

“On high of the $7,500 obtainable by way of the EV tax credit score, electrical vehicles house owners don’t pay gasoline taxes to assist assist the roads they use, shifting extra of the burden onto peculiar drivers and contributing to an enormous funding deficit for our floor infrastructure.”

Researchers Say Renewable Power Mandates Trigger Giant Electrical energy Value Will increase

By Tim Benson, Heartland Institute, Through WUWT, Could 2, 2019

Researchers Say Renewable Energy Mandates Cause Large Electricity Price Increases

Hyperlink to WORKING paper: Do Renewable Portfolio Requirements Ship?

By Greenstone and Nath, Power Coverage Institute on the College of Chicago, April 2019

https://bfi.uchicago.edu/wp-content/uploads/BFIEPIC_WP_201962_v4.pdf

[SEPP Comment: The calculations of “A 1-4 Percent [Increase] In Renewable Technology Raises Electrical energy Costs By 11-17 P.c” are too exact.]

Power Points – Non-US

U.Ok. Adviser Set to Suggest Zero Emissions Goal by 2050

By Jess Shankleman, Bloomberg, Apr 30, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2019-04-29/u-k-adviser-is-said-to-recommend-zero-emissions-target-by-2050

No Carbon Britain

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 7, 2019

No Carbon Britain

Hyperlink to report: Web Zero – The UKs contribution to stopping international warming

By Employees Writers, Committee on Local weather Change, Could 2, 2019

Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

[SEPP Comment: Exposing the costs of the “great” plan.]

UK declares Local weather Chastity Vow (it’s a Groupthink Emergency)

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could Three, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/uk-declares-climate-chastity-vow-its-a-groupthink-emergency/

DOMINIC LAWSON: How the Kremlin should be howling with laughter now inexperienced zealots have sabotaged our fracking bonanza

By Dominic Lawson, Each day Mail, UK, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/columnists/article-6970329/DOMINIC-LAWSON-Kremlin-howling-laughter-green-zealots-sabotaged-fracking.html

Authorities has ‘double requirements’ for permitting drilling in Cornwall

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Could 9, 2019

Government has ‘double standards’ for allowing drilling in Cornwall

“The Authorities has been accused of ‘blatant double requirements’ for permitting [unregulated geothermal] drilling in Cornwall that is ready to trigger stronger tremors than fracking.”

Sweden’s Lack of Electrical energy Capability Is Threatening Development

A shift towards renewables is overwhelming the nation’s grid, leaving a possible Olympic Video games in 2026 counting on reserve mills.

By Jesper Starn, Bloomberg, Could Three, 2019 [H/t ICECAP]

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2019-05-03/sweden-s-lack-of-electricity-capacity-is-threatening-growth

Relevancy of Disaster within the Mideast

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Could 10, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/05/10/relevancy-of-book-crisis-in-the-mideast/

Power Points – Australia

Local weather Council pleads “censorship” and calls billions of dollars “a scarcity of motion”

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could 1, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/climate-council-accused-of-false-climate-claims-and-fake-censorship/

Extra renewables, extra report costs

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Could 10-, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/05/more-renewables-more-record-prices/

Hyperlink to report: Quarterly Power Dynamics, Q1, 2019

By AEMO, Australian Power Market Operator, 2019

https://www.aemo.com.au/-/media/Recordsdata/Media_Centre/2019/QED-Q1-2019.pdf

Power Points — US

ERCOT Warns of Summer time Emergency Circumstances as Demand Continues to Soar

By Sonal Patel, Energy Magazine, Could 9, 2019

https://www.powermag.com/ercot-warns-of-summer-emergency-conditions-as-demand-continues-to-soar/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTmprMll6WXlZVFkzT1dZdyIsInQiOiJ4YXRMWVZNYXhlMmlnZVdJa2k5cE52czgydWlVTEtuRkV1UERXdTk4OG8yd2VYdEJJTFwvelJQd2w0UThjVXRKWWQwRGhqTTlkR2VBd1RtWXl2SXhWTkwzK0Z0ZTh0VXNwY1l4aFo4XC94TGZZR2FcL1ZQTDN1QkNRUG1ydDhaVUMyVyJ9

“ERCOT has been making ready for tight working reserves owing to a spate of latest plant retirements—together with about Four GW of main coal baseload era—and delays in some deliberate sources.”

Oil and Pure Fuel – the Future or the Previous?

How Local weather Change Buried a Desert 20,000 Ft Beneath the Gulf of Mexico Seafloor

By David Middleton, WUWT, Could Eight, 2019

How Climate Change Buried a Desert 20,000 Feet Beneath the Gulf of Mexico Seafloor

Saudi Aramco Sees Shale Fuel as Kingdom’s Subsequent Power Bonanza

By Anthony Dipaola and Verity Ratcliffe, Bloomberg, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2019-04-29/saudi-aramco-sees-shale-gas-as-kingdom-s-next-energy-bonanza

The following ‘Ferrari of shale’ could also be hiding in Australia’s outback

By Employees Writers, Bloomberg, Through The Japan Occasions, Could Three, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/information/2019/05/03/enterprise/next-ferrari-shale-may-hiding-australias-outback/#.XNNx8Y5KguV

Trump administration strikes ahead with last rule to permit new California drilling

By Miranda Inexperienced, The Hill, Could 9, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/442995-finalized-trump-plan-would-expand-drilling-along-california-coast

We should Ignore the Anti-fracking Nimbies

By Roger Boyes, The Occasions, Through GWPF, Could 1, 2019

We Must Ignore The Anti-Fracking Nimbies

Return of King Coal?

Why Is China Inserting A International Guess On Coal

By Steve Inskeep, and Ashley Westerman, NPR, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/29/716347646/why-is-china-placing-a-global-bet-on-coal?t=1556610919897

Nuclear Power and Fears

Three Mile Island nuclear plant to shut by September 30

By Employees Writers, AFP, Could 9, 2019

https://phys.org/information/2019-05-mile-island-nuclear-september.html

“Nobody died at Three Mile Island and nobody was severely injured however the accident sparked nationwide concern in regards to the security of nuclear energy and put the brakes on development of latest reactors.”

Opposing Yucca Mountain turns into Democratic litmus check

By Timothy Cama, E&E Information reporter, Could Eight, 2019

https://www.eenews.internet/eedaily/2019/05/08/tales/1060293441

[SEPP Comment: Campaigning for no reliable source of electricity or energy is the litmus test?]

Different, Inexperienced (“Clear”) Photo voltaic and Wind

The Photo voltaic Power Racket

By Norman Rogers, American Thinker, Could 5, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/05/the_solar_energy_racket.html

The Cause Renewables Can’t Energy Fashionable Civilization Is As a result of They Had been By no means Meant To

By Michael Shellenberger, Forbes, Could 6, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/michaelshellenberger/2019/05/06/the-reason-renewables-cant-power-modern-civilization-is-because-they-were-never-meant-to/#2ad249f9ea2b

World Cools on Renewable Power

By Employees Writers, The Financial Occasions, Through GWPF, Could 6, 2019

World Cools On Renewable Energy

EU28 Climate Dependent Renewables in 2017 and indicative prices

By Ed Hoskins, His Weblog, Accessed Could Eight, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

EU28 Weather Dependent Renewables in 2018 and indicative costs

[SEPP Comment: In the EU, the growth of solar and wind power installations is diminishing rapidly. These systems are dependent on subsidies, not economics.]

Nation’s first undertaking was good for tourism — research

By David Iaconangelo, E&E Information reporter, Could Eight, 2019

https://www.eenews.internet/energywire/2019/05/08/tales/1060293321

Hyperlink to paper: Sustainability and Tourism: the Impact of the United State’ First Offshore Wind Farm on the holiday Rental Market

By Carr-Harris and Lang, Division of Environmental and Pure Useful resource Economics, Univ of Rhode Island, Apr 22, 2019

https://www.eenews.internet/property/2019/05/07/document_pm_03.pdf

[SEPP Comment: How sustainable is it?]

Different, Inexperienced (“Clear”) Autos

Batteries can’t make renewables dependable

By David Wojick, CFact, Apr 26, 2019

Batteries cannot make renewables reliable

Hyperlink to review: U.S. Battery Storage Market Developments

By Employees Writers, EIA, Could 21, 2018

https://www.eia.gov/evaluation/research/electrical energy/batterystorage/

Blame Sport Over Inexperienced Vehicles Subsidy Cuts

By Employees Writers, The Occasions, Through GWPF Could 9, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/blame-game-over-green-cars-subsidy-cuts/

California Dreaming

California strikes to ban brain-damaging pesticide as EPA resists courtroom motion

By Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, Could Eight, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/442748-california-bans-brain-damaging-pesticide-ahead-of-epa

[SEPP Comment: No link to study or a summary of studies.]

Environmental Trade

When will inexperienced zealots work out that Britain can’t battle local weather change alone?

By Nick Timothy, Telegraph, UK, Through GWPF, Could 9, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/nick-timothy-when-will-green-zealots-figure-out-that-britain-cannot-fight-climate-change-alone/

Different Scientific Information

Exact temperature measurements with invisible gentle

By Employees Writers, Washington DC (SPX), Could 10, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/experiences/Precise_temperature_measurements_with_invisible_light_999.html

Hyperlink to analysis paper: Enhancements within the design of thermal-infrared radiation thermometers and sensors

By Howard W. Yoon, Vladimir Khromchenko, and George P. Eppeldauer, Optics Categorical (the Optical Society), Could 2, 2019

https://www.osapublishing.org/oe/summary.cfm?uri=oe-27-10-14246

Are Medical Journals No-Spin Zones? Not As Typically As We May Need

By Chuck Dinerstein, ACSH, Could 6, 2019

https://www.acsh.org/information/2019/05/06/are-medical-journals-no-spin-zones-not-often-we-might-want-14000

“’… industry-funded analysis had a decrease proportion of spin than nonprofit funded analysis.’ (27% of research funded solely by “for revenue,” and 40% for public funding).”

NASA chief requires international effort to review asteroid risk

By Paul Brinkmann, UPI, Apr 29, 2019

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2019/04/29/NASA-chief-calls-for-global-effort-to-study-asteroid-threat/8351556552861/

[SEPP Comment: Study a real threat?]

Rein within the 4 horsemen of irreproducibility

Dorothy Bishop describes how threats to reproducibility, acknowledged however unaddressed for many years, would possibly lastly be introduced underneath management.

By Dorothy Bishop, Nature, Apr 24, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-Zero19-01307-2

Different Information that Could Be of Curiosity

Earlier than You Vote Inexperienced, Please Study Some Historical past

By Donna Laframboise, Large Image Information, Could 1, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/05/01/before-you-vote-green-please-learn-some-history/

Fluctuating oxygen prompted evolutionary surges throughout Cambrian interval
By Brooks Hays, Washington (UPI) Could 6, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/experiences/Fluctuating_oxygen_caused_evolutionary_surges_during_Cambrian_period_999.html

[SEPP Comment: See what those blue-green bacteria and their descendants did! Promoted growth of animals that eat them.]

Notre Dame’s melted roof leaves astronomical lead ranges

By Employees Writers, AP, Could 9, 2019

https://apnews.com/db9cd962a7ed4e229c6a498a8a4eb10d

[SEPP Comment: How many of the original builders died from lead exposure?]

The liberty to avoid wasting your life

By Matt Ridley, Rational Optimist, Could Eight, 2019

http://www.rationaloptimist.com/weblog/vaping-and-freedom/

“Why do folks oppose hurt discount applied sciences?”

The Nice Horse Manure Disaster of 1894

By Ben Johnson, Historic UK, No date [H/t James Rust]

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/Nice-Horse-Manure-Disaster-of-1894/

“On common a horse will produce between 15 and 35 kilos of manure per day, so you possibly can think about the sheer scale of the issue.”

“Every horse additionally produced round 2 pints of urine per day and to make issues worse, the common life expectancy for a working horse was solely round Three years.”

[SEPP Comment: More like 20 imperial pints, or 3 US gallons, or 11 liters.]

Two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers now not run free

By Elizabeth Pennisi, Science, Could Eight, 2019

https://www.sciencemag.org/information/2019/05/two-thirds-world-s-longest-rivers-no-longer-run-free

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

California eating places might add local weather change surcharge: ‘We as cooks wish to do the suitable factor’

By Alexandra Deabler, Fox Information, April 25, 2019

https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/california-restaurants-climate-change-surcharge

In Silicon Valley, the Quest to Make Gasoline Out of Skinny Air

This startup desires to drag carbon out of the environment to assist cease local weather change—and perhaps in the future flip an enormous revenue within the course of

By Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg, Apr 30, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2019-04-30/in-silicon-valley-the-quest-to-make-gasoline-out-of-thin-air?srnd=climate-changed

Scientists flip again evolutionary clock to develop high-CO2-tolerant microalgae

By Employees Writers, Beijing, China (SPX), Mar 27, 2019

http://www.biofueldaily.com/experiences/Scientists_turn_back_evolutionary_clock_to_develop_high_CO2_tolerant_microalgae_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Knockdown of carbonate anhydrase elevates Nannochloropsis productiveness at excessive CO2 stage

By LiWei, et al., Metabolic Engineering, July 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1096717618304415?viapercent3Dihub

[SEPP Comment: For what purpose?]

Lethal smog

By Employees Writers, Local weather Change Predictions.org, Could 6, 2019

deadly smog

“Smog-related deaths from local weather change are projected to extend by about Four.5 p.c from the 1990s to the 2050s, in response to research at Columbia and Johns Hopkins universities.

‘A scientist at Yale College, Michelle Bell, appeared on the 50 largest cities in japanese United States and located that the health-alert days would go up by 68 p.c over the subsequent many years.’ SFGate, 17/Four/07”

Settlement or oblivion!

By Employees Writers, Local weather Change Predictions.org, Could 5, 2019

agreement or oblivion!

“Delegates on the U.N. local weather convention struggled to agree Tuesday on whether or not they are going to name on wealthy nations to chop greenhouse gasoline emissions by particular quantities, and the U.N. chief warned that the human race faces oblivion if it fails to confront international warming. ‘We’re at a crossroad,’ he added. ‘One path results in a complete local weather change settlement, the opposite to oblivion. The selection is obvious.’ The Washington Publish, 11 Dec 2007”

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