Weekly Local weather and Power Information Roundup #378

The Week That Was: 2019-09-28 (September 28, 2019)

Dropped at You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org)

The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge

Quote of the Week“Generally individuals maintain a core perception that could be very robust. When they’re introduced with proof that works in opposition to that perception, the brand new proof can’t be accepted. It might create a sense that’s extraordinarily uncomfortable, referred to as cognitive dissonance. And since it’s so essential to guard the core perception, they are going to rationalize, ignore and even deny something that doesn’t slot in with the core perception.”— Frantz Fanon, French West Indian psychiatrist, political thinker, revolutionary, [H/t William Readdy]

Variety of the Week: 30% fewer labor hours


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

UN Youngsters’s Local weather Circus: The circumstances for a lot of the world’s inhabitants are bettering considerably. Though wars are ongoing, there isn’t a main world warfare, killing thousands and thousands. There are not any main famines, aside from these created by authorities insurance policies. World grain reserves are full, and manufacturing is rising enormously in tropical nations, which have been as soon as thought-about too scorching, with too skinny, too acidic soils to be main grain producers. There’s nonetheless a lot to do, notably in Africa, South America and Asia, however, primarily based on the World Financial institution. the numbers of individuals residing in excessive poverty are declining considerably, with main reductions in Asia. So primarily based on mathematical pc fashions, the UN and lots of worldwide organizations are declaring we’re in a “local weather disaster” – primarily based on projections of the long run that aren’t validated by bodily proof at present.

This week, the UN hosted a circus, celebrating fears of carbon dioxide (CO2)-caused local weather change that includes kids and the fears and horrors their dad and mom and academics have taught them. Fears of monsters lurking in the dead of night have been used for generations to manage the habits of kids. For instance, Inuit artists carved the monsters their dad and mom claimed would await them, in the event that they wandered too removed from the camp and the security of the hearth. Notably, within the winter the fears have been actual, however the monsters weren’t. Equally, Grimm’s Fairy Tales have been a set of people tales informed to kids to have them behave.

On condition that carbon-based fuels are important for contemporary civilization, it’s unlucky that these tales are informed to and brought critically by kids. That kids imagine them, will not be a shock. Youngsters are very gullible to nicely informed tales evoking fears. The tragedy is that the grown-ups imagine the youngsters who’ve been repeatedly informed the story of “local weather disaster.”

In accordance with the College of Rochester Medical Heart, over the previous 25 years nice progress has been made in understanding the event of the human mind as one matures. Purposeful MRIs measuring blood circulation within the mind have demonstrated the modifications in the way in which data is processed within the mind as one matures in adolescence, from teenage, to grownup. The middle of pondering slowly modifications from the amygdala, middle of instinctive response, emotion, to the prefrontal cortex, the middle for reasoned judgement with full change concerning the age of 25. Many dad and mom have been pissed off once they requested their teenager why did one thing silly and heard the reply “it appeared like a good suggestion on the time”. That is frequent and has little to do with one’s intelligence. It has to do with psychological maturity. The dimensions of the prefrontal cortex is the foremost distinction between the human mind and that of different primates. It’s unhappy to witness “local weather disaster” advocates manipulating kids, who naturally reply to worry and can’t but resist moderately, for his or her functions.

As tragic as a few of the little one pronouncements have been, it’s disappointing to understand that the UN and the “local weather disaster” promoters should stoop so low to mobilize help for his or her weakly supported concepts. On this topic, the favored press has misplaced all reasoned judgement. In accordance with experiences, the poster little one of the motion and 15 others filed a proper criticism to the UN that Brazil, Germany, France and others had violated the Conference on the Rights of the Youngster by failing to take sufficiently daring measures to scale back carbon emissions. Germany and France have been among the many most ardent promoters of the “local weather disaster.” The formal criticism angered representatives of those governments. Did the handlers of the youngsters go too far?

In reviewing a few of the paperwork on the Conference, TWTW discovered no reference to the correct to a steady local weather. However that is simply one other instance of the farce the UN’s insistence on a “local weather disaster” has grow to be. See hyperlinks beneath Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Youngsters and Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Youngsters for Propaganda


A Fluid Difficulty: On his website online, No Methods Zone, P. Gosselin has drawn consideration to a brief guide by Japanese local weather modeler Mototaka Nakamura, writer of about 20 revealed papers on fluid dynamics. A brand new quick guide is written in each English and Japanese is on the market in Kindle. Australian reporter Tony Thomas, who has adopted the local weather situation for years, evaluations the guide, emphasizing that the knowledge claimed by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Change (IPCC) and its followers is hole.

Amongst different essential altering phenomena, the local weather system is basically made up of two fluids in dynamic movement, the oceans and the ambiance, and we merely have no idea sufficient about fluid dynamics to make long-term predictions concerning the interactions of those fluids. In accordance with Nakamura the local weather fashions are helpful instruments for tutorial functions, however ineffective for prediction. As quoted by Thomas, Nakamura writes:

“These fashions fully lack some critically essential local weather processes and feedbacks and signify another critically essential local weather processes and feedbacks in grossly distorted manners to the extent that makes these fashions completely ineffective for any significant local weather prediction.

“I actually used to make use of local weather simulation fashions for scientific research, not for predictions, and discovered about their issues and limitations within the course of.”

Nakamura and his colleagues tried to restore the errors:

“…so, I do know the workings of those fashions very nicely … For higher or worse I’ve kind of misplaced curiosity within the local weather science and am not thrilled to spend a lot of my time and vitality in this type of writing past the purpose that satisfies my very own sense of obligation to the US and Japanese taxpayers who financially supported my increased training and spontaneous and free analysis exercise. So please count on this to be the one writing of this type coming from me.

“I’m assured that some sincere and brave, true local weather scientists will proceed to publicly level out the fraudulent claims made by the mainstream local weather science neighborhood in English. I remorse to say this, however I’m additionally assured that docile and/or incompetent Japanese local weather researchers will stay silent till the ’mainstream local weather science neighborhood’ modifications its tone, if ever.”

Thomas writes a few of the gross mannequin simplifications are:

· # Ignorance about massive and small-scale ocean dynamics.

· # A whole lack of significant representations of aerosol modifications that generate clouds.

· # Lack of expertise of drivers of ice-albedo (reflectivity) feedbacks: “With no moderately correct illustration, it’s unimaginable to make any significant predictions of local weather variations and modifications within the center and excessive latitudes and thus all the planet.”

· # Incapacity to take care of water vapor components.

· # Arbitrary “tunings” (fudges) of key parameters that aren’t understood.

As Richard Lindzen has said for years, the fashions fail to seize modifications in clouds together with altering cloud space and that the sizes of clouds are too small for grid scale modeling.

Nakamura’s work reinforces what many, together with Lindzen, have said. However it’s refreshing to see modeler who spent years attempting to mannequin the local weather system acknowledges how unsuccessful this 40 plus yr effort has been. As might be mentioned in future TWTWs there’s a approach to perceive the affect of extra atmospheric carbon dioxide on the local weather with out resorting to modeling turbulent, dynamic fluids, which can not produce cheap outcomes for prediction. See hyperlinks beneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.


Variety of the Week: 30% fewer labor hours: Promoters of the Inexperienced New Deal have been promising 1000’s of latest inexperienced jobs. Apparently, members of the US United Auto Staff who went on strike aren’t impressed by the promise of electrical cars. Gross sales of at present’s electrical autos require big subsidies which, beneath present US legal guidelines, section out after a manufacturing restrict is reached. Except there are dramatic technological breakthroughs,, that are but to materialize, electrical cars might be considerably extra expensive than automobiles with inner combustion engines, leading to fewer gross sales and the weakening of the industry, leading to fewer jobs. An extra situation is offering charging stations for electrical automobiles. Who pays for them? Who powers them?

Additional, in accordance with the CEO of Volkswagen, electrical automobiles have fewer shifting components, and manufacturing requires about 30% fewer labor-hours, leading to fewer jobs. Globally the lack of these jobs might be partially offset by will increase in mining and materials processing jobs in lithium extracted in Argentina, Zimbabwe, Chile, China and Australia, and in cobalt extraction within the Democratic Republic of Congo. United Auto Staff is not going to be impressed if advocates of the Inexperienced New Deal embody these jobs as promised inexperienced jobs. Additional, what is going to generate the electrical energy to energy these electrical automobiles? See Article # 2.


Science: Is the Solar Rising?

Plasma circulation close to solar’s floor explains sunspots, different photo voltaic phenomena

New Launch, College of Washington, Eurek Alert, Sep 19, 2019



Peter Ridd case Appealed by James Cook dinner College.

By Charles the Moderator, WUWT, Sep 22, 2019

Peter Ridd case Appealed by James Cook University.

Uni[versity] Fights $1.2 Million Judgement Over sacked Educational Peter Ridd

By Employees, The Australian, By way of GWPF, Sep 23, 2019

Uni Fights $1.2 Million Judgment Over Sacked Academic Peter Ridd

Suppressing Scientific Inquiry

How one can Consider the Proof of Contrarians – Scientifically

By Jennifer Marohasy, Her Weblog, Sep 21, 2019

How to Evaluate the Evidence of Contrarians – Scientifically

“…Misha Ketchell who’s the editor of the influential educational publication The Dialog is quoted claiming to care a lot concerning the proof that the opinions of ‘sceptics’ have to be excluded.”

“However this begs the query: how can we outline scepticism, and on what foundation can we low cost the opinion of a so-called sceptic?

“If their opinions are at full odds with the proof: then wouldn’t it’s extra helpful to indicate this? To make use of them, and their fallacious claims, to elucidate the reality inside the principle of human-caused world warming?”

“Science is a technique, science is rarely settled. We should subsequently all the time be open-minded, tolerant and able to be confirmed fallacious. However historical past will ultimately present that it’s Misha Ketchell who’s fallacious and that this editor will not be utilizing an affordable, or in any means evidence-based, standards for deciding what needs to be revealed. That is so very fallacious and so very dangerous to science, democracy and the capability of different opinion leaders and teachers to guage the proof which is so mandatory if they’re to get to the reality in such issues as local weather change.”

[SEPP Comment: Marohasy discusses how she has been suppressed by the climate establishment at the University of Queensland.]

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


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


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


Obtain with no cost:


Nature, Not Human Exercise, Guidelines the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008


International Sea-Degree Rise: An Analysis of the Knowledge

By Craig D. Idso, David Legates, and S. Fred Singer, Heartland Coverage Temporary, Might 20, 2019


Difficult the Orthodoxy

A Local weather Modeler Spills the Beans

By Tony Thomas, Quadrant, Sep 23, 2019 [H/t James Buell]

A Climate Modeller Spills the Beans

“No Local weather Emergency” …MIT Local weather Knowledgeable, 500 Outstanding International Consultants Write In Letter To UN

By P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Sep 24, 2019

“No Climate Emergency” …MIT Climate Expert, 500 Prominent Global Experts Write In Letter To UN

See hyperlink instantly under.

Outstanding scientists warn UN Secretary-Common Guterres

Letter, Posted by Door Marcel Crok, Local weather Intelligence Basis (CLINTEL), Sep 23, 2019

Prominent scientists warn UN Secretary-General Guterres

New Video : The Local weather Cynicism Disaster

By Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Sep 26, 2019



Main Local weather Paper Withdrawn by Nature

Press Launch, GWPF, Sep 26, 2019

Major Climate Paper Withdrawn By Nature

See hyperlink instantly under.

Resplandy et al. Half 5: Last end result

By Nic Lewis, Local weather And so forth. Sep 25, 2019

Resplandy et al. Part 5: Final outcome

“I imagine that this saga, in addition to exhibiting how ineffective journal peer assessment tends to be in recognizing problematic points in papers, illustrates the necessity for a a lot nearer involvement of statisticians in local weather science analysis. That was some extent additionally made in one of many articles highlighted in Judith’s newest Week in Assessment put up: Local weather science wants skilled statisticians https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/09/30/weekly-climate-and-energy-news-roundup-372-2/.”

[SEPP Comment: A point made very clear by McIntyre and McKitrick’s critique of Mr. Mann’s hockey stick.]

International Warming: Reality or Fiction?

That includes Physicists Willie Quickly and Elliott Bloom

Video, Unbiased Institute, Aug 19, 2019


Within the footsteps of Greta, on the highway to slavery

Assertion of IVK

By Dr Jiří Weigl, on behalf of the Institute of Czech Ex-President Václav Klaus, Sep 23rd, 2019, (translation by LM), The Reference Body, Sep 24, 2019


“…the scientific data is all the time restricted, evolving, and the historical past gives us with an uncountable variety of examples of scientific blunders and tragic implications of the abused and vulgarized partial scientific insights (Nazism, communism and so on.).”

How Local weather Change Pseudoscience Turned Publicly Accepted

By Nir Shaviv, The Epoch Occasions, Sep 25, 2019


A Clear Kill of the Carbon Dioxide-Pushed Local weather Change Speculation?

By David Middleton, WUWT, Sep 25, 2019

A Clean Kill of the Carbon Dioxide-Driven Climate Change Hypothesis?

Defending the Orthodoxy

Particular Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Altering Local weather

By IPCC, Sep 25, 2019


UN local weather report warns of warming oceans, sea degree rise

By Rebecca Beitsch and Maranda Inexperienced, The Hill, Sep 25, 2019


Don’t Debate the ‘Local weather Disaster’? (Mann, Dessler, and so on. wish to assume, not talk about)

By Robert Bradley Jr. Grasp Useful resource, Sep 23, 2019

Don’t Debate the ‘Climate Crisis’? (Mann, Dessler, etc. want to assume, not discuss)

New Local weather Report Paints Grim Image for Pacific Northwest Fishing Trade

A local weather report devoted to check what world warming will do to oceans if carbon emissions don’t change present a big marine life die-off.

By Employees K5 Information, Sep 26, 2019


From Ken Schlichte

“the NOAA Nationwide Climatic Knowledge Heart Local weather at a Look web site at www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/ experiences the official Washington local weather change information indicating that:

“Washington’s meteorological winter (December – February) temperatures have formally trended downward at a charge of Zero.2 levels F per decade over the past 30 winters from 1990 to 2019, at the same time as our atmospheric CO2 concentrations have continued to extend.”


New IPCC report on ocean warming cites a flawed and retracted paper

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Sep 27, 2019

New IPCC report on ocean warming cites a flawed and retracted paper

Questioning the Orthodoxy

Warning: Logic approaching

By John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Sep 25, 2019

Caution: Logic approaching

St. Greta Spreads the Local weather Gospel

A motion that believes in sin, penance and salvation doesn’t sound very scientific

By Gerard Baker, WSJ, By way of GWPF, Sep 22, 2019

St. Greta Spreads the Climate Gospel

Amazon Fires Replace

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 25, 2019

Amazon Fires Update

Protesting Heat? Greta’s Dwelling, Sweden, Is Three°C COLDER At this time Than Practically All Of The Final 9000 Years

By Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Sep 26, 2019

Protesting Warmth? Greta’s Home, Sweden, Is 3°C COLDER Today Than Nearly All Of The Last 9000 Years

After Paris!

Russia joins Paris local weather accord

By Maria Antonova, Moscow (AFP) Sept 23, 2019


Change in US Administrations

Remarks by President Trump on the United Nations Occasion on Non secular Freedom | New York, NY

By Employees, White Home, Sep 23, 2019


Searching for a Widespread Floor

The Advantageous Artwork of Baloney Detection

By Carl Sagan, Fermat’s Library, Accessed Sep 25, 2019 [H/t William Readdy]


The Yawning Hole Between Local weather Rhetoric and Local weather Motion

By Roger Pielke, Forbes, Sep 19, 2019


“As long as we favor exhortation to behave within the absence of sensible actions that may meet real-world exams of coverage and politics, local weather change will proceed to be a potent political image, however with little connection to precise decarbonization of the worldwide financial system.”

Understanding the local weather motion: the impotence of science.

Visitor put up by Dr Paul Rossiter, WUWT, Sep 26, 2019

Understanding the climate movement: the impotence of science.

Measurement Points — Floor

Delingpole: Atmosphere Canada Airbrushes 100 Years of Inconvenient Local weather Knowledge out of Historical past

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 20, 2019

Delingpole: Environment Canada Airbrushes 100 Years of Inconvenient Climate Data out of History

Down the temperature gap

By John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Sep 25, 2019

Down the temperature hole

Local weather Emergency Tour: Winnipeg Version

By John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Sep 25, 2019

Climate Emergency Tour: Winnipeg Edition

Altering Climate

Classes from Dorian and extra

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM , AMS Fellow, ICECAP, Sep 24, 2019


“Nothing is new in climate. Nice Colonial hurricanes within the northeast with storm surges as much as 20 toes occurred in 1635 and 1675. Within the Caribbean, the Nice Hurricane of 1780 killed an estimated 27,500 individuals whereas ravaging the islands of the japanese Caribbean with sustained winds estimated to prime 200 mph. It was one in every of three hurricanes that yr with demise tolls higher than 1000.”

Arctic Categorical Coming to the Northwest

By Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, Sep 26, 2019


This Date In 1934 – The Finish Of Colorado’s Longest Heatwave

By Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Sep 27, 2019


Altering Local weather

Is principle on Earth’s local weather within the final 15 million years fallacious?

By Employees Writers, New Brunswick NJ (SPX) Sep 24, 2019


Decreased continental weathering and marine calcification linked to late Neogene decline in atmospheric CO2

By Weimin Si & Yair Rosenthal, Nature Geoscience, Sep 23, 2019


Altering Local weather – Cultures & Civilizations

The local weather principle casting new mild on the historical past of Chinese language civilisation

Researchers say that when 500-year-long solar cycles introduced heat, communities flourished, however when the Earth cooled, historical societies collapsed

By Stephen Chen, South China Morning Publish, Sep 24, 2019 [H/t GWPF]


Hyperlink to paper: Synchronous 500-year oscillations of monsoon local weather and human exercise in Northeast Asia

By Deke Xu, et al., Nature Communications, Sep 11, 2019


Altering Seas

No Proof That Local weather Change Is Accelerating Sea Degree Rise

By Ralph Alexander, Science Underneath Assault, Sep 23, 2019 [H/t GWPF]


Altering Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

As a result of Greenland actually wants extra ice

By John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Sep 25, 2019

Because Greenland really needs more ice

No Local weather Emergency for Polar Bears or Walruses

Press Launch, GWPF, Sep 23, 2019

No Climate Emergency For Polar Bears Or Walruses

Altering Earth

New proof of the Sahara’s age

By Employees Writers, Boulder CO (SPX) Sep 24, 2019


Tinkering with Tectonics

A brand new view of plate tectonics is rising.

By Lucas Joel, EOS, Sep 6, 2019

Tinkering with Tectonics

Acidic Waters

Some Notes on Coral and the Nice Barrier Reef

Visitor put up by Mike Jonas, WUWT, Sep 26, 2019

Some Notes on Coral and the Great Barrier Reef

Reducing Requirements

American Meteorological Society Takes On Earnings Inequality

By Charles the Moderator, WUWT, Sep 23, 2019

American Meteorological Society Takes On Income Inequality

No Quantity Of Journalistic Malpractice Embarrasses The New York Occasions

By Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian, Sep 26, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

A Local weather Silver Bullet?

By David Keith, et al. Challenge Syndicate, Sep 26, 2019


Tipping Level

Invoice McKibben On A Planet In Peril

By David Barsmanian, The Solar Magazine, October 2019


“I feel people as a species are within the technique of discovering out whether or not our huge brains are a very good adaptation or not.”

WMO Local weather Panic: “If emissions don’t begin falling there might be hell to pay.”

By Eric Worrall, WUWT, Sep 24, 2019

WMO Climate Panic: “If emissions don’t start falling there will be hell to pay.”

Local weather change: Impacts ‘accelerating’ as leaders collect for UN talks

By Matt McGrath, BBC, Sep 22, 2019


The Local weather Strikers Are Fully Unhinged

By Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian, Sep 23, 2019


“Estimates of the variety of protesters that turned out vary (in accordance with the New York Occasions) from 60,000 (NY Police Dept.) to 250,000 (organizers).”

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda

How one can create panic by cherry choosing the beginning date. Classes from NOAA and NASA

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Sep 25, 2019


Hyperlink to: New Video : My Reward To Local weather Alarmists

By Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Sep 21, 2019



Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Youngsters

Greta has united Czechs, urgently wants psychiatric care

By Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Sep 23, 2019


Greta Thunberg, Indeniable Proof That Our World Has Gone Mad

By J. Frank Bullitt, I&I Editorial, Sep 24, 2019

Greta Thunberg, Indisputable Proof That Our World Has Gone Mad

The Local weather Brainwashing Of Our Youth

By Lynne Balzer, Local weather Change Dispatch

The Climate Brainwashing Of Our Youth

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Youngsters for Propaganda

Understanding the Teen Mind

By Employees, Well being Encyclopedia, College of Rochester Medical Heart

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content material.aspx?ContentTypeID=1&ContentID=3051

Nothing Blissful About Youngsters’ Ignorance of Science, Historical past

By Larry Bell, Newsmax, Sep 23, 2019


Eco-worriers new technique: use Greta as a human protect in opposition to debate

The one cause Local weather Scare Machine performed the Youngster card was as a result of they’ve given up the grownup contest of persuasion.

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Sep 27, 2019


Boss of Czech little one psychiatrists on Greta

Greta perceives worry and nervousness, she sees a black-and-white world

The entire household must discover a assist by psychiatrists

By Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Sep 26, 2019


World’s leaders activate Greta Thunberg after authorized transfer over carbon emissions [Sues France & Germany]

By Oliver Moody, The Occasions, By way of GWPF, Sep 26, 2019

World’s Leaders Turn On Greta Thunberg After She Sues France & Germany

“Nationwide leaders have rebuked Greta Thunberg after the local weather campaigner criticised their inaction and began a authorized problem in opposition to France and Germany’s environmental insurance policies.”

And now it’s time for Youngsters’s Hour

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, WUWT, Sep 25, 2019

And now it’s time for Children’s Hour

‘Persons are dying’: Teen activist urges new local weather motion at UN

By Brooks Hays, Washington (UPI) Sep 23, 2019


The very best pushback to the misinformation of @GretaThunberg you’ll discover

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Sep 21, 2019

The best pushback to the misinformation of @GretaThunberg you’ll find

Shock! Local weather Activists Declare UN New York Local weather Convention a Failure

By Eric Worrall, WUWT, Sep 25, 2019

Surprise! Climate Activists Declare UN New York Climate Conference a Failure

UN local weather summit flops regardless of the youngsters’s rent-a-crowd campaign

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Sep 25, 2019


Local weather Messiah Greta Thunberg “Stares Down” President Trump

By Eric Worrall, WUWT, Sep 24, 2019

Climate Messiah Greta Thunberg “Stares Down” President Trump

Questioning European Inexperienced

Inexperienced Goals Sputter in Central and Southeast Europe

By Srecko Latal, et al., Balkan Perception, Sep 23, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

Greens Dreams Splutter in Central and Southeast Europe

Plus ca Change–UK Local weather Traits

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 27, 2019

Plus ca Change–UK Climate Trends

Hyperlink to report: Plus ca Change–UK Local weather Traits in 2018

By Paul Homewood, GWPF, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.org/content material/uploads/2019/09/UKClimate2018internet.pdf

“Clear Power”–However At What Value?

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 21, 2019

“Clean Energy”–But At What Cost?

“If anyone had urged ten years in the past that we must always spend £165 billion as a way to develop a brand new vitality supply that also price greater than the prevailing one, they in all probability would have been thought to be barmy.

“Sadly, the barmy has grow to be regular as of late.”

Questioning Inexperienced Elsewhere

Terence Corcoran: From Amazon to the Monetary Occasions and Trudeau, the massive push is underway to ‘reset’ capitalism

And this revolution is probably not as benign as some assume

By Terrence Corcoran, Monetary Publish, Can, Sep 20, 2019


Funding Points

Caltech lands second-largest donation ever for local weather analysis

By Rebecca Klar, The Hill, Sep 26, 2019


“The rich homeowners of the corporate that produces Fiji Water and Pom Fantastic are reportedly donating $750 million to the California Institute of Expertise for local weather change analysis.”

[SEPP Comment: How much fossil fuel energy is used to bottle and ship Fuji water from Fiji to the US which has outstandingly public water?]

The Political Video games Proceed

Democrat Candidate: One 12 months Local weather Disaster Obligatory Nationwide Service for 18-26 12 months Olds

Visitor essay by Eric Worrall, WUWT, Sep 21, 2019

Democrat Candidate: One Year Climate Crisis Mandatory National Service for 18-26 Year Olds

Local weather change activism: The left’s new energy play

By Tammy Bruce, Washington Occasions, Sep 25, 2019


Extra buckets of icy chilly vitality actuality

By Paul Driessen, WUWT, Sep 23, 2019

More buckets of icy cold energy reality

Brexit Occasion Deceived By St Greta

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 22, 2019

Brexit Party Deceived By St Greta

Litigation Points

Greta Thunberg & Allies File Local weather Grievance Towards 5 Nations (Not China)

By Joshua Caplan, Breitbart, Sep 23, 2019


“’That is all fallacious. I shouldn’t be up right here. I needs to be again at school on the opposite facet of the ocean but you all come to us younger individuals for hope. How dare you,’ mentioned the Swedish teenager in her deliberate remarks.”

Subsidies and Mandates Endlessly

Power subsidy confusion

By Roger Bezdek, World Oil, September 2019


[SEPP Remark: Since persons are residing more healthy, longer lives from the usage of fossil fuels, ought to the price of say 80% of the world’s GDP even be included as a subsidy? Then the IMF can get some actual eye-opening numbers!

EPA and different Regulators on the March

Air High quality Traits Present Clear Air Progress

Nationally, concentrations of air pollution have dropped considerably since 1990:

Press Launch, EPA, 2019


Trump EPA chief says company’s authority to handle local weather change is ‘restricted’

By Owen Daugherty, The Hill, Sep 24, 2019


Power Points – Non-US

Labour’s reckless internet zero promise

By Rupert Darwall, The Spectator, By way of GWPF, Sep 25, 2019


Power Points – Australia

Bubble pops: Australian renewables funding down 80% as RET subsidy ends

By Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Sep 26, 2019


Power Points — US

Inspecting Market Construction for Electrical energy

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Sep 24, 2019

Examining Market Structure for Electricity

[SEPP Remark: Within the US, RTO (Regional Transmission Group) is an electrical transmission operator that coordinates, screens, and controls a multi-state electrical grid beneath the Federal Power Regulatory Fee (FERC). ISOs (Unbiased System Operators) have comparable tasks beneath FERC. Normally they’re lumped collectively.]

Regardless of Confirmed Document of Local weather Progress, Pure Fuel Suspiciously Lacking from NYC Local weather Week

By Spencer Walrath, Power in Depth, Sep 23, 2019

Despite Proven Record of Climate Progress, Natural Gas Suspiciously Missing from NYC Climate Week

Florida’s Pure Fuel Increase

By Dave Middleton, WUWT, Sep 24, 2019

Florida’s Natural Gas Boom

Oil and Pure Fuel – the Future or the Previous?

Fracking has Benefitted Everybody

By Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Sep 27, 2019

Fracking has Benefitted Everyone

EIA Tasks Fossil Gasoline Consumption Will Proceed To Rise

By Paul Homewood, Not a Lot of Folks Know That, Sep 24, 2019

EIA Projects Fossil Fuel Consumption Will Continue To Rise

Nuclear Power and Fears

Electrical energy within the realm of the Lion King

Small Modular Reactors, particularly Pebble Mattress Modular Reactors, are Africa’s finest future

Dr. Kelvin Kemm, WUWT, Sep 22, 2019

Electricity in the realm of the Lion King

French-developed SMR design unveiled

By Employees, WNN, Sep 17, 2019


Three Mile Island retired after 45 years

By Employees, WNN, Sep 23, 2019


Different, Inexperienced (“Clear”) Automobiles

After $5 Billion in Losses, China’s NIO Battles for Survival

By Employees, Bloomberg, Sep 22, 2019


E-Automobiles Lifeless At Delivery? Singapore Says No To E-Automobiles As Asian Giants More and more Place Bets On Hydrogen Propulsion

By P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Sep 25, 2019

E-Cars Dead At Birth? Singapore Says No To E-Cars As Asian Giants Increasingly Place Bets On Hydrogen Propulsion

Explainer: Why Asia’s largest economies are backing hydrogen gasoline cell automobiles

By Kevin Buckland, Reuters, Sep 24, 2019


One other Inexperienced Con: Flawed Take a look at Inflate Vary of Electrical Automobiles

By Employees, The Occasions, By way of GWPF, Sep 21, 2019

Another Green Con: Flawed Tests Inflate Range Of Electric Cars

California Dreaming

EPA Administrator Wheeler calls out California’s Environmental Safety Failure

State’s homelessness disaster threatens human well being and the atmosphere

Press Launch EPA, Sep 26, 2019


Well being, Power, and Local weather

A lot Of The Buzz About Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Is Unsuitable

By Henry Miller, ACSH, Sep 23, 2019


Oh Mann!

PODCAST: Dr. Ross McKittrick on local weather, hockey-sticks, and Mann

By Anthony Watts, WUWT, Sep 27, 2019

PODCAST: Dr. Ross McKitrick on climate, hockey-sticks, and Mann

Environmental Trade

Inexperienced Giants: Axios Finds Skyrocketing Donations to Enviro Teams

By Spencer Walrath, Power In Depth, Sep 24, 2019

Green Giants: Axios Finds Skyrocketing Donations to Enviro Groups

Trump administration begins inner assessment of grants to wildlife organizations accused of abuse

By Justine Coleman, The Hill, Sep 24, 2019


“A BuzzFeed Information investigation revealed in March revealed that native guards and rangers related to the World Broad Fund of Nature (WWF) allegedly participated within the abuses of indigenous communities, together with rape, torture and homicide.”

“Paperwork obtained by BuzzFeed Information revealed the U.S. authorities has offered WWF with $157 million within the final 15 years, after Inside declined to offer particular funding quantities for WWF to the information outlet. Out of that, $10 million was given to ‘armed guards, rangers and enforcement.’

Different Scientific Information

NASA to construct telescope for detecting asteroids that threaten Earth

By Paul Voosen, Science, Sep 23, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]


Different Information that Might Be of Curiosity

North Atlantic haddock use magnetic compass to information them

Research exhibits that haddock larvae orient towards the northwest

Information Launch, NSF, Sep 23, 2019


Understanding the Teen Mind

By Employees, Well being Encyclopedia, College of Rochester Medical Heart

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content material.aspx?ContentTypeID=1&ContentID=3051


Swiss maintain high-altitude wake for misplaced glacier

By Eloi Rouyer with Agnes Pedrero in Geneva

Mels, Switzerland (AFP) Sept 22, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Did the glaciers shrink in response to religious pleas in the early 1800s? ]

Ox-drawn plows responsible for elevated inequality in Eurasia starting in four,000 BC

By Brooks Hays, Washington (UPI), Sep 18, 2019


Walrus sinks Russian Navy boat within the Arctic Ocean

By Rory Sullivan and Darya Tarasova, CNN, Sep 24, 2019 [H/t Richard Botteri]

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/24/world/russian-navy-boat-walrus-attack-scli-intl/index.html?utm_source=CNN+5+Issues&utm_campaign=c4b3a72524-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_24_03_53&utm_medium=electronic mail&utm_term=0_6da287d761-c4b3a72524-97490577

California police officer should name off chase after Tesla patrol automotive’s battery runs low

By Morgan Phillips, Fox Information, Sep 25, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Apparently, a half-charge was not enough.]

Consuming meat is a criminal offense in opposition to humanity and needs to be BANNED, says prime barrister Michael Mansfield as he calls for brand spanking new offence of ‘ecocide’

By Victoria Allen, Day by day Mail, Sep 22, 2019



1. A Local weather Change for Lawsuits

Will the Supreme Courtroom go away it to juries to determine contested public points?

By William McGurn, WSJ, Sep 23, 2019


TWTW Abstract: The journalist writes:

“When Nationwide Assessment founder William F. Buckley Jr. was alive, the American Civil Liberties Union was a frequent goal of his barbs. As soon as he even devoted an episode of ‘‘Firing Line” to a debate on the proposition ‘‘Resolved: The ACLU is filled with baloney.’‘

“So give the ACLU credit score for rising above coverage variations. When a combative climatologist, Penn State’s Michael Mann, filed a defamation lawsuit in 2012 in opposition to Nationwide Assessment, Mark Steyn, the Aggressive Enterprise Institute and Rand Simberg, the conservative journal discovered itself combating alongside the left-leaning civil-liberties outfit.

“District of Columbia courts denied Nationwide Assessment’s movement to dismiss the case beneath the native anti-Slapp regulation, meant to thwart lawsuits aimed toward silencing advocates on problems with public concern. The ACLU filed two friend-of-the-court briefs supporting the journal’s appeals. One argued that the statements at situation are ‘‘constitutionally protected opinion and truthful remark.’‘ (Information Corp, this newspaper’s proprietor, joined one other transient on Nationwide Assessment’s behalf, filed by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.)

“Up to now, alas, the courts have discovered largely in Mr. Mann’s favor, most not too long ago in March. If the ruling by the District of Columbia Courtroom of Appeals is allowed to face, events can have an incentive to sue their adversaries and ask juries to settle what are primarily variations of opinion.”

An exception to that is the Canadian Courts which have present in favor of Tim Ball as a result of Mr. Mann failed to supply the bodily proof supporting his claims.

The one hope now could be that the Supreme Courtroom—which considers Nationwide Assessment’s petition Oct. 1—will hear the case. The defendants say the statements in query have been ‘‘a subjective opinion a couple of matter of scientific or political controversy,” protected by the First Modification. Mr. Mann says they have been false factual assertions. The D.C. judges say it’s as much as a jury to differentiate reality from opinion.

Mr. Mann is legendary in global-warming circles because the originator of the ‘‘hockey stick” graph. The graph charts the Earth’s temperatures because the yr 1000, exhibiting a sluggish, regular decline that turned sharply upward within the 20th century. Mr. Mann’s critics have questioned each his statistical strategies and the proxies he used to estimate medieval floor temperatures.

“In an inflammatory 2012 CEI weblog put up, Mr. Simberg likened Mr. Mann to a infamous Penn State determine: ‘‘Mann could possibly be mentioned to be the Jerry Sandusky of local weather science, besides that as a substitute of molesting kids, he has molested and tortured information within the service of politicized science that might have dire financial penalties for the nation and planet.” Mr. Steyn quoted Mr. Simberg’s put up on Nationwide Assessment’s web site. Mr. Mann sued, saying he was being accused of ‘‘educational fraud.” He famous that educational and governmental investigations had cleared him of scientific wrongdoing.”

A earlier Penn State investigation had cleared Mr Sandusky as nicely.

“The authorized situation hinges on whether or not what Mr. Simberg mentioned is subjective opinion that needs to be determined in public debate, as NR contends, or a factual assertion jury might discover false and defamatory, as Mr. Mann claims. By sending the case to a jury, the D.C. Courtroom of Appeals has rewarded Mr. Mann’s try to make use of the courts to settle the science and silence the criticism. That units a harmful precedent.

“In some senses the Mann go well with could signify the right storm for litigation as a result of so many think about local weather science past query. The opinion of the appellate court docket, for instance, carries the whiff of a non secular authority rendering remaining judgment—the thought being that college colleges and different authorities have spoken so debate have to be closed.

“There’s additionally the venue. This lawsuit didn’t undergo the federal courts however by D.C.’s equal of state courts, the place judges and juries in all probability aren’t the friendliest to conservatives. With so many publications, assume tanks and activists conserving workplaces within the nation’s capital, it isn’t exhausting to see how Washington might rapidly grow to be the venue for comparable lawsuits.”

This distinction is essential as a result of the District of Columbia Courtroom of Appeals will not be the US Courtroom of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which is steadily referred to as the second strongest court docket within the nation, after the Supreme Courtroom.

“The bigger level is that whereas so-called local weather deniers is likely to be the primary defendants, they’re unlikely to be the final. If the D.C. ruling stands, Nationwide Assessment asks in its petition to the excessive court docket, what’s to stop, say, Charles Koch from suing Greenpeace for accusing him of getting funded a ‘‘junk examine . . . loaded with lies and misrepresentations of precise local weather change science”? Or Steve Bannon from founding a deep-pocketed group to sue Trump opponents after which searching for a venue the place a pleasant jury may agree that an over-the-top opinion is a defamatory assertion of reality?

‘‘’The one approach to defend free speech for our allies is to guard it for our adversaries,’ says Artwork Spitzer, authorized director for the ACLU of D.C. ’At this time it’s unacceptable to disclaim local weather change, however yesterday it was unacceptable to disclaim that homosexuality was sinful, and tomorrow it might be unacceptable to disclaim that robots are higher dad and mom than people. Society can’t progress until persons are free to specific and think about heretical concepts, as a result of there’s no approach to predict which heretical concepts might be tomorrow’s truths.’”

The views of persons are not the identical as bodily proof.


2. Endangered Inexperienced Auto Staff

The placing union figures out that electrical automobiles will price jobs.

Editorial, WSJ, Sep 23, 2019


TWTW Abstract: The editorial states:

“Democratic presidential candidates have promised that they know create thousands and thousands of inexperienced jobs to exchange those they plan to kill in fossil-fuels manufacturing, however plainly not even their mates on the United Auto Staff imagine them. That is one cause that auto staff at GM are placing.

“Auto makers around the globe are pumping billions of dollars into electric-car manufacturing to adjust to authorities mandates. Some CEOs together with GM’s Mary Barra imagine electrical automobiles will grow to be extra widespread as batteries enhance and decline in price. However EVs make up solely 2% of U.S. auto gross sales regardless of state and federal subsidies that may exceed $10,000 per automotive.

“The financial dangers are clear even to the UAW, which revealed a paper this spring warning that electrical automobiles might trigger 1000’s of job losses as a result of they require fewer components and fewer labor. An electrical powertrain for a Chevy Bolt has 80% fewer shifting components in comparison with an inner combustion engine, however it’s about 3 times as costly.

“Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has mentioned that ‘constructing an electrical automotive entails some 30% much less effort than one powered by an [internal combustion engine]. Meaning we might want to make job cuts.’ GM must do likewise to compete. In accordance with the paper, Ford has informed traders ‘the product simplification that comes from EVs’ can result in ‘a 30% discount in labor hours per unit in comparison with ICE manufacturing.’”

The editorial continues with a dialogue of how electrical automobiles will crimp gross sales and earnings, Additional, it concludes with:

“Auto makers will even have to chop labor prices as electrical automobiles crimp earnings. The UAW says that

China leads the world in lithium-ion battery manufacturing. Most lithium is extracted in Argentina, Zimbabwe, Chile, China and Australia whereas about 60% of cobalt is mined within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) the place children earn $1 to $2 per day, in accordance with the UAW. Environmentalists have opposed lithium mining within the U.S.

“One of many myths of the local weather warriors is that remaking the worldwide financial system to purge fossil fuels is a free lunch. Somebody can pay, because the auto staff have discovered.”

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