U.S. Blocks U.N. Resolution on Geoengineering — Watts Up With That?

According to this article in Scientific American The United States joined Saudi Arabia to derail a U.N. resolution that sought to improve the world’s understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon-catching fans. The two countries were joined by Brazil in blocking the resolution at the U.N. Environment Assembly…

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New Zealand Shooter Has More in Common With Radical Environmentalists than ‘Right-Wingers’ — PRI

The terrorist that killed dozens of innocents in New Zealand had one over-riding motivation: To eliminate more people from what he viewed as an “overpopulated” earth. Doing so, he claims, helps eliminate “invaders” who have more children than the native New Zealanders, and helps protect the environment. A true progressive, he complains that capitalism is…

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Monday Mirthiness – Greta’s two degrees — Watts Up With That?

Josh comes through with another cartoon. In case you missed it, over the weekend, Willis Eschenbach published “Planet-Sized Experiments – we’ve already done the 2°C test” One of the truths in that article was directed at this past weekend’s “climate strikes”, inspired by 16 year old Greta Thunberg. Willis makes a lot of sense with…

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How sensitive is the climate to greenhouse gases? — Watts Up With That?

Nicholas Lewis gave a keynote lecture with the Title “How sensitive is the climate to greenhouse gases?” – Is it really necessary to reach zero emissions in 2050? At our “Ontgroeningsdag” event on 7 March 2019 in Amsterdam. Video follows.

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Fracking could cut Britain’s gas imports to zero by early 2030s  — Tallbloke’s Talkshop

H/T The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF). The numbers can be debated, but the point that there is an economic opportunity in front of the UK is clear. Take it or ignore it? LONDON (Reuters) – Fracking Britain’s shale gas reserves could cut the country’s imports of gas to zero by the early 2030s, an […]

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WINNING: EPA science advisory panel trashes draft EPA PM2.5 assessment as non-scientific, incomplete — JunkScience.com

The days of EPA science advisers rubber-stamping EPA staff’s regurgitation of the EPA-paid advisors own junk science have come to an end. Read the draft letter. For historical background on the PM2.5 saga and PM2.5 science reality, read “Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA.”

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First they came for the coal industry, now for oil and gas: West Australian EPA decides state must meet “Paris” alone — The Wentworth Report

First they came for the coal industry, now for oil and gas: West Australian EPA decides state must meet “Paris” alone, by Joanne Nova. Suddenly, with five minutes warning, Western Australia may be going it alone to meet Paris on behalf of Australia. Not because an elected government decided that, but because of five people […]

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