The Week That Used to be: 2019-08-03 (August three, 2019)
Dropped at You by means of SEPP (www.SEPP.org)
The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge
Through Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge (SEPP)
Complicated Planet: Our planet is a posh position, indisputably complicated international warming headline seekers. About 71%of the skin is water (ocean), 29% is land. Water warms and cools way more slowly than land. Complicating issues additional, the dominant greenhouse gasoline is water vapor, slowing the middle of the night cooling of water and land lots even additional, the place it’s provide.
Making issues much more advanced is that about 81% of the Southern hemisphere is water and 19% is land. For the Northern Hemisphere, about 61% is water and 39% is land. Land space varies by means of latitude. About 68% of the land is within the Northern Hemisphere, solely 32% within the Southern Hemisphere. Through latitude, the absolute best proportion of land space is between 30 levels North and 60 levels North. [The distribution of land areas has changed significantly over the past 750 million years, making any paleo-earth studies of the greenhouse effect of carbon dioxide on temperatures difficult. One cannot assume the ocean currents were the same as today.]
Nowadays, the planet’s orbit puts it closest to the solar in early January (iciness within the Northern Hemisphere), and farthest in early July (summer season within the Northern Hemisphere). But the most up to date month for international temperatures has a tendency to be July, because of the distribution of the land spaces. [The orbit, axial tilt, and orientation vary as described by the Milankovitch cycles.]
This week, the Global Meteorological Group introduced that initial information signifies that July 2019 could have been the most up to date month recorded. The announcement become blared by means of the trumpets of worldwide warming together with the pinnacle of the UN, Antonio Guterres. As common, the trumpeters overlooked the main points. The information had been initial, and they don’t live on exam. The information trusted forecasts for the tip of the month, now not precise observations.
On his web site, Roy Spencer describes 3 mistakes in claiming July become the most up to date month. The worst is the ongoing use of land tools that are suffering from the city warmth island impact. This has been properly documented. Anthony Watts demonstrated it for america. Jo Nova is posting a couple of examples in Australia on her web site. Amazingly, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology has in moderation mapped the entire deficiencies of the software website at Murray Bridge, South Australia, together with positions of the solar, but continues to make use of the information.
Bureaucratic inertia is surprising. Appropriately estimating the distortion from the city warmth island impact within the land floor information is inconceivable. To make issues worse, NOAA has “adjusted” rural tools to extra intently fit city tools.
A moment error within the floor temperature information are the adjustments in ocean measurements from replacing applied sciences, from buckets, to engine water intakes, to buoys. There’s no systematic way of calibrating those other strategies since the other strategies of bucket sampling and intensity of water intakes is unknow. NOAA claimed to take action, however, as mentioned in earlier TWTWs, the declare isn’t credible. The 3rd supply of error described by means of Spencer is that the positioning of each land and ocean tools is notoriously incomplete. But, NASA-GISS continues to turn temperatures over massive spaces the place there aren’t any measuring stations, no tools.
As Spencer demonstrates, the extraordinary heat of western Europe become offset by means of extraordinary cool of jap Europe. He advocates the use of International Reanalysis datasets for per 30 days estimates of floor temperatures. Those are the results of day by day observations the use of floor thermometers, buoys, ships, climate balloons, industrial airplane information, and all kinds of satellite tv for pc information assets. They’re used day by day to forecast the elements.
The USA reanalysis dataset, CFSv2, to be had to the general public presentations that July 2019 become now not the most up to date July ever, it become the fourth warmest in 41 years at the back of 2016, 2002, and 2017. In step with 41-year dataset, which fits again to 1979, July 2019 become solely Zero.5ºF (Zero.3ºC) above usual for July.
TWTW provides that the Japan Meteorological Company reanalysis dataset is going again to 1958. See hyperlinks underneath Dimension Problems – Floor, http://phl.upr.edu/library/notes/distributionoflandmassesofthepaleo-earth, and https://www.jma.cross.jp/jma/indexe.html
Higher US Floor Information: Writing in ICECAP, Meteorologist Joseph D’Aleo of WeatherBell Analytics discusses the U.S. Local weather Reference Community (USCRN), which could also be mentioned by means of Anthony Watts. The aim of the USCRN program is to supply a correct sequence of weather observations for tracking traits within the country’s weather and supporting climate-impact analysis.
Very similar to what Anthony Watts discovered, a 1999 paper confirmed that, because of station siting, 75% of the skin stations have a day by day uncertainty equivalent to or more than 1ºC. Sixty-four p.c had a day by day uncertainty equivalent to or more than 2ºC (about 4ºF). The present CRN become in accordance with paintings by means of John Christy and gives correct siting the outdoors the affect of the City Warmth Island impact. In step with the NOAA web site:
“Information from NOAA’s premiere floor reference community. The contiguous U.S. community of 114 stations become finished in 2008. There are two USCRN stations in Hawaii and deployment of a community of 29 stations in Alaska continues. The imaginative and prescient of the USCRN program is to take care of a sustainable high quality weather statement community that 50 years from now can with the absolute best level of self belief solution the query: How has the weather of the Country modified over the last 50 years?
“Those stations had been designed with weather science in thoughts. 3 unbiased measurements of temperature and precipitation are made at every station, making sure continuity of listing and upkeep of well-calibrated and extremely correct observations. The stations are positioned in pristine environments anticipated to be freed from construction for plenty of a long time. Stations are monitored and maintained to excessive requirements and are calibrated on an annual foundation. Along with temperature and precipitation, those stations additionally measure photo voltaic radiation, floor pores and skin temperature, and floor winds. In addition they come with triplicate measurements of soil moisture and soil temperature at 5 depths, in addition to atmospheric relative humidity for lots of the 114 contiguous U.S. stations. Stations in Alaska and Hawaii present community revel in and observations in polar and tropical areas. Deployment of an entire 29-station USCRN community in Alaska started in 2009. This assignment is controlled by means of NOAA’s Nationwide Climatic Information Heart and operated in partnership with NOAA’s Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Department.”
The information D’Aleo gifts delivery in 2005 and display little warming. This raises a significant factor: Why did america International Alternate Analysis Program (USGCRP) put out of your mind a whole dialogue of the temperature and precipitation traits recognized by means of the USCRN in its Fourth Nationwide Local weather Evaluate (2017, 2018)? Without a doubt, the laborious proof signifies that the alarming conclusions of the USGCRP file wish to be tempered. See hyperlinks underneath Dimension Problems – Floor, https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/land-based-station-data/land-based-datasets/us-climate-reference-network-uscrn, https://science2017.globalchange.gov/, and https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/.
Rural Electrification in India: A few of the extra pernicious systems introduced by means of the environmental is the “Warfare on Coal.” Every place of dwelling burning coal for heating or cooking is grimy. However trendy coal-fired energy plant life, with suitable scrubbers don’t seem to be. “Energy by means of cord”, rural electrification, very much helped america and all evolved nations. The addition of scrubbers on coal-fired energy plant life because the 1970s has helped clear the air in america.
In step with a file in Grasp Useful resource, the federal government of India has introduced a purpose of electrifying all apartments by means of 2022. Others file blended effects as to how a hit this system is. There are lawsuits about metering, billing, and invoice paying. Outages appear to be a significant issue as properly. Rural spaces might revel in 2 to four interruptions in line with day. However the vital efforts appear to be paying off. The gasoline for electrical energy is coal and building of contemporary coal-fired plant life is underway. See hyperlinks underneath After Paris! and In quest of a Commonplace Flooring.
Lindzen’s Acceptance: Richard Lindzen’s acceptance of SEPP’s Fredrick Seitz Memorial Award has been posted on Heartland’s web site. Lindzen discusses the lengthy listing of prominent scientists who’ve objected to the claims of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Alternate (IPCC) that carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main motive force of worldwide warming / weather exchange. See hyperlink underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy – Convention
Nature Nailing Mr. Mann? Nature Mag and Nature Geographic had articles that had been inconsistent and wondered Mr. Mann’s well-known hockey-stick. The previous had a piece of writing saying there have been no globally coherent heat and chilly sessions over the last 2,000 years. The latter had a paper saying that volcanoes had been the reason for the latter a part of the Little Ice Age.
In inner most correspondence on a separate paper, physicist Donald Rapp has identified what is named “International Warming” since 1880 could also be higher termed “Arctic Warming.” In particular since 1910 warming has been a long way higher in latitudes above 60ºN than in different places. Above 60ºN, temperatures fell from 1940 to 1970 and rose back since. Given the complexity of the globe’s weather device, constant international warming turns out not going. See hyperlinks underneath Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate, or be Imprecise?
Additions and Corrections: Richard Lindzen made a very powerful difference in correct terminology when discussing the clinical way: the clinical way as recurrently described refers to experimental sciences the place one could have managed experiments. The location for observational sciences is profoundly other. There aren’t any managed experiments, and one can’t usually end up anything else; one can solely give a boost to self belief. So, we will check hypotheses the use of managed experiments. However we can’t check them the use of observational strategies, solely beef up or refute them.
Take into account that, trying out unvalidated fashions opposed to different unvalidated fashions, or portions thereof, which is steadily accomplished and referred to as “mannequin experiments” does now not qualify as a managed experiment.
SEPP’S APRIL FOOLS AWARD
The vote casting is closed and the winner who maximum intently meets the qualification is being decided on. No lacking shards right here, one hopes.
Selection of the Week: 1998 and 2016: Roy Spencer studies that within the atmospheric temperature database reported by means of the College of Alabama in Huntsville, the July temperatures for 2019 had been exceeded in 1998 and 2016. See hyperlinks underneath Dimension Problems – Setting.
NEWS YOU CAN USE:
Statement: Is the Solar Emerging?
The Solar’s Climate Cycle Would possibly Get started in ‘Tsunamis,’ Finish with ‘Terminators’
A tsunami of plasma rushes during the solar prior to a brand new sunspot cycle starts.
Through Passant Rabie, Area.com, July 30, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
CG2 and Ex Put up Selecting
Through Stephen McIntyre, Local weather Audit, July 31, 2019
What number of silent skeptics are there at NOAA? Dr. Rex Fleming speaks out after years of operating there
Through Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Aug 1, 2019
“A big a part of the issue are the science organisations. Fleming talks about how there are 3 clinical organisations in the US which is not going to permit dialogue from any skeptical perspective and he issues the finger at: American Meteorology Society (AMS), American Geophysical Union — AGU, and the American Affiliation for the Development of Science — AAAS (which publishes “Science” supposedly one of the crucial prestigious science journals on the earth).”
Suppressing Medical Inquiry
Hoaxing Instructional Journals Now Forbidden[A teacher at] Portland State College says filing pretend papers to journals explicitly to evaluate their rigour is an ethics violation.
Through Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, July 29, 2019
“Somewhat than celebrating the Boghossian group as satirists par excellence, since final October Portland State College [Oregon] has subjected Boghossian to a few separate investigations. One decided that no animals had been harmed. Any other discovered ‘no implications of plagiarism, fabrication, and falsification.’ A 3rd, then again, decided that he violated ‘human topics’ rights.’”
[SEPP Comment: What about the “rights” of students constantly subjected to poorly executed science?]
Why Instructional Hoaxes are Fatal Severe
Tax greenbacks are getting used to brainwash younger other folks with arrant, unhealthy nonsense.
Through Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, July 31, 2019
Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC
Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Bodily Science
Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental World Panel on Local weather Alternate (NIPCC), 2013
Idso, Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental World Panel on Local weather Alternate (NIPCC), 2014
Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels
Through More than one Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental World Panel on Local weather Alternate, April 2019
Obtain with out a fee:
Why Scientists Disagree About International Warming
The NIPCC File at the Medical Consensus
Through Craig D. Idso, Robert M. Carter, and S. Fred Singer, Nongovernmental World Panel on Local weather Alternate (NIPCC), Nov 23, 2015
Obtain with out a fee:
S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008
International Sea-Stage Upward thrust: An Analysis of the Information
Through Craig D. Idso, David Legates, and S. Fred Singer, Heartland Coverage Temporary, Would possibly 20, 2019
My new video – Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels
Through Anthony Watts, WUWT, July 14, 2019
Is CO2 a Motive force of Temperature, Climate or Sea Stage?
Through Thomas Wysmuller, TRCS group, July 2018
[SEPP Comment: In the discussion of Tidewater Virginia, Wysmuller didn’t recognize the importance of groundwater extraction in its land subsidence.]
Maximise the present technology’s wealth and evaluate any CO2 problems in 2050
Through Sanjeev Sabhlok, Seeing the Invisible. By way of The Occasions of India, Aug 1, 2019
“More often than not of thumb, 80 in line with cent of coverage construction must be about figuring out the issue. As soon as an issue is known, the answer usually commends itself.
“However in terms of weather exchange, policymakers have bypassed this step and are insisting on ‘solving’ the ‘issue’.”
Inconvenient details in regards to the warmth this summer season
Through Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, July 28, 2019
“Within the final 7 and 30 days, there have been extra US listing lows than highs.”
The 37-problem consensus
Through Personnel, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, July 31, 2019
“One dragon the nice professor turns out blind to is the “crimson dragon” fallacy. Some flesh presser says their insurance policies are saving you from crimson dragons. You are saying there aren’t any crimson dragons. They are saying “See? My plan labored. You’re welcome.” And whilst you say “No, no, I imply there by no means become a danger, and there’s no such factor” they accuse you of the mental mechanism of denial.”
The Reviews of Iceland’s Glacial Loss of life Have Been A great deal Exaggerated
Through Anthony Watts, American Philosopher, Aug 1, 2019
13th World Convention on Local weather Alternate
Quite a lot of audio system, The Heartland Institute, July 25, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Richard Lindzen accepting Frederick Seitz Award under Dinner Keynotes.]
Protecting the Orthodoxy
The Bad Fantasy of Optimum International Warming
Through Adair Turner, Challenge Syndicate, Aug 1, 2019
Through Personnel, Power Transitions Fee, 2019
“Added up throughout all financial sectors, then again, it’s clean that the full charge of decarbonizing the worldwide economic system can’t most likely exceed 1-2% of worldwide GDP. Actually, the real prices will virtually unquestionably be a long way decrease, as a result of maximum such estimates cautiously forget about the potential of basic technological breakthroughs, and take care of conservative estimates of the way lengthy and how briskly charge discounts in key applied sciences will happen. In 2010, the World Power Company projected a 70% fall in photo voltaic photovoltaic apparatus prices by means of 2030. It took place by means of 2017.”
“Somewhat than depending on it appears subtle fashions, climate-change coverage should mirror judgment amid uncertainty. Present traits threaten fundamental however inherently unpredictable adversarial affects. Restricting international warming to properly beneath 2°C will charge at maximum 1-2% of GDP, and the ones prices will come down if robust commitments to scale back emissions unharness technological development and learning-curve results. Given those realities, 0 by means of 2050 is an economically rational goal.”
[SEPP Comment: Criticizing the economic models of William Nordhaus but failing to realize that the climate models have similar “delusions.”]
The Essential Subsequent Step In Combating Local weather Alternate
Through Steve Denning, Forbes, July 28, 2019
“What we should now do is to create an absolutely empowered nationwide weather exchange company, faithful completely to weather exchange, with a mandate to organize the in moderation thought-through technical foundation for an audacious motion plan and with the political clout to make an impression.”
[SEPP Comment; Disagree with the premise: “Climate change is the crisis of our time. As the human race sleepwalks its way towards a planetary calamity, there is a growing recognition of the need for a ‘moonshot’ aimed at addressing the greatest existential challenge we have ever faced.”]
A-listers flock to Google summit in inner most jets, mega yachts to speak weather exchange
Through Emily Smith and Ebony Bowden, Web page Six, July 30, 2019
Overseas Coverage: Democracy is the Enemy of Local weather Motion
Visitor essay by means of Eric Worrall, WUWT, July 28, 2019
Hyperlink to article: Democracy Is the Planet’s Largest Enemy
Younger other folks care so much about weather exchange—however maximum of them can’t vote. Right here’s how governments can adapt to deal with them.
Through David Runciman, Overseas Coverage, July 20, 2019
Towards Local weather Panic, for Local weather Hope
Through David French, Nationwide Assessment, July 25, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Another suggestion: the fear of CO2-causing dangerous warming is caused by those claiming to be scientists failing to apply the scientific method. Their science is unfettered by evidence.]
30 Yr Anniversary of the UN 1989 “10 years to avoid wasting the arena” Local weather Caution
Visitor essay by means of Eric Worrall, WUWT, June 30, 2019
Local weather Alternate Can’t Be Left to the Scientists
Steve Bullock simply wasn’t appropriate.
Through Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, July 31, 2019
Wondering the Orthodoxy
Why Must We Subsidize The following day’s Wealthy within the Identify of the Local weather?
Through Sanjeev Sabhlok, The Occasions of India, By way of GWPF, July 29, 2019
Ross McKitrick: Truth verify — there is not any ‘weather emergency’ in Vancouver
OPINION: Obviously, there’s no weather emergency in Metro Vancouver. Amid the odd variability of nature, in the present day’s climate is ready the similar because it’s been for way back to the data cross.
Through Ross McKitrick, Vancouver Solar, July 23, 2019
12 New Papers Supply Powerful Proof The Earth Used to be Hotter All the way through Medieval Occasions
Through Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, July 29, 2019
Debate ends, spike at 11
Through Personnel, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, July 31, 2019
New German Ebook Casts Doubt Over Alarmist International Warming Claims: “No Consensus” …”Even Severe Dissent”
Through P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Aug 2, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Question the statement: “The result shows that there is general agreement on the principles of the greenhouse effect and its anthropogenic intensification. The key question is how sensitive are the globe’s temperatures to increasing CO2?]
India Inexperienced Lighting fixtures Fossil Fuels, Publicizes Electrification and Blank Cooking for All Rural Houses by means of 2022
Through Vijay Jayaraj, Grasp Useful resource, July 30, 2019
“India’s desires of manufacturing electrical energy for 1.three billion other folks got here true in 2016 when the rustic introduced an calories surplus, i.e. calories manufacturing exceeded the call for for it. The rustic credited this luck to its robust coal , which noticed vital expansion even because the anti-fossil international institutions had been interested by making the rustic abandon coal.”
Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide
Actual-world Proof that CO2 Emissions and Fossil Power Improve the Human Surroundings
Through Craig Idso, ICCC13 (Panel three: Medical Observations), The Heartland Institute, July 25, 2019
Slides and textual content of Idso’s presentation
CO2 – Inexperienced Earth and Financial savings Lives
Through H. Leighton Steward, Geologist, Environmentalist, Writer, Retired calories exec, Gulf Coast Affiliation of Geological Societies Conference, Shreveport, Louisiana TRCS, Oct 1, 2018
Cleaner Air: 60 Years Of Growth
Through Fred Lipfert, ACSH, July 23, 2019
Assessment of Contemporary Medical Articles by means of CO2 Science
The Reaction of 4 Woody Ecosystems to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment
Walker, A.P., De Kauwe, M.G., Medlyn, B.E., Zaehle, S., Iversen, C.M., Asao, S., Guenet, B., Harper, A., Hickler, T., Hungate, B.A., Jain, A.Ok., Luo, Y., Lu, X., Lu, M., Luus, Ok., Megonigal, J.P., Oren, R., Ryan, E., Shu, S., Talhelm, A., Wang, Y.-P., Warren, J.M., Werner, C., Xia, J., Yang, B., Zak, D.R. and Norby, R.J. 2019. Decadal biomass increment in early secondary succession woody ecosystems is higher by means of CO2 enrichment. Nature Communications 10: 454, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-08348-1. July 29, 2019
“The above findings constitute an overly advantageous result when it comes to the expansion and productiveness of woody ecosystems in keeping with increased ranges of atmospheric CO2, which advantageous result will probably be discovered within the a long time to return because the air’s CO2 content material continues to upward push in keeping with humanity’s use of fossil calories. And that’s nice information for the terrestrial biosphere!”
Fashions v. Observations
Two Eu Professors: IPCC Local weather Modeling Method Opens Door To “Faux Conclusions” …”Manipulations””
Through P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 30, 2019
[SEPP Comment: As many recording stations in Siberia and Northern Canada fell rapidly, average temperatures increased rapidly.]
The significance of the CRN and what’s it telling us?
Through Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP, Aug 1, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Shows that the surface temperature data in the US Climate Reference Network (CRN) have significant errors prior to 2000.]
July become earth’s most popular month ever recorded
Through Rachel Frazin, The Hill, Aug 2, 2019
July 2019 Used to be No longer the Warmest on File
Through Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Aug 2, 2019
However, how can they know the variation? As a result of just right information produce just right climate forecasts; dangerous information don’t.
[SEPP Comment: See link immediately above.]
‘Hidden’ NOAA temperature information exhibits that 6 of the final Nine months had been beneath usual in the US – and NOAA can’t even get June appropriate
Through Anthony Watts, WUWT, July 30, 2019
“One wonders if screaming headlines about “most popular ever” this month would even exist if the arena had an international model of the U.S. Local weather Reference Community the place the information become high quality managed, and measurements taken a long way clear of the human brought about warmth of urbanization.”
June International Temperature falls Zero.04C
Through Clive Easiest, His Weblog, July 27, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
“The worldwide averaged floor temperature for June 2019 become Zero.62C the use of my round triangulation way merging GHCNV3 with HadSST3. It is a additional drop of Zero.04C from Would possibly 2018. The discrepancy with GHCNV4 is then again rising. V4C calculated in precisely the similar method offers a June temperature of Zero.75C, a upward push of Zero.03C, and zero.13C hotter than V3. This distinction is statistically vital.”
Murray Bridge, South Australia, the place thermometers listing junk each day
Through Jo Nova, Her Weblog July 30, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Carefully mapping of what is wrong doesn’t make it right!]
Maitland SA: Any other skilled thermometer website — and with incinerator “forcing”
Through Jo Nova, Her Weblog Aug three, 2019
Lingen Cheated: Germany’s New All-Time File Top Resulted From DWD Climate Provider Awful Station Siting
Through P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 28, 2019
UAH International Temperature Replace for July, 2019: +Zero.38 deg. C
Through Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Aug 1, 2019
EPIC: The Ultimate Probability for Nationwide Climate Provider Climate Modeling to Regain Management?
Through Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, Aug 2, 2019
“And the U.S. Air Drive already deserted the U.S. modeling device for a non-American mannequin (UKMET Place of business Unified Type). When the U.S. army offers up the American mannequin, you already know you could have an issue. I will be able to let all of you already know what occurs.”
English Summer season Failing To Meet Alarmist Expectancies! (Once more)
Through Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Other folks Know That, Aug 1, 2019
The Improbable Heatwave Of August, 1918
The Midwest had twenty-five days over 100 levels throughout August, 1918.
Through Tony Heller, The Deplorable Local weather science Weblog, Aug 2, 2019
[SEPP Comment; Will August 2019 top it?]
North Carolina coastal flooding is worsening with weather exchange, inhabitants expansion
Through Personnel, NSF, July 25, 2019
Hyperlink to paper: Contemporary building up in catastrophic tropical cyclone flooding in coastal North Carolina, USA: Lengthy-term observations recommend a regime shift
Hans W. Paerl, et al., Medical Reviews, July 23, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Hurricanes targeted North Carolina in 1954, 1960 and since 1999 with the precision of a rifle marksman?]
New Orleans and storm Katrina – the proper tale
Through Morten Jødal, biologist, (translated from Norwegian by means of Tim Crome), WUWT, Aug 2, 2019
“The item become written in accordance with the background data supplied by means of the Typhoon Katrina exhibition on the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans.”
[SEPP Comment: Leaves out the successful lawsuits by environmental groups using FEMA to stop building of an effective barrier gate system to protect the city, and the local politicians diverting federal monies to build levees for personal benefit.]
City Flooding – It’s No longer About Local weather
Through John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, July 31, 2019
[SEPP Comment: The main problem is poor storm water management, not storm water.]
The place to bury a reef
Through Personnel, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, July 31, 2019
Biblical Town Ur Used To Take a seat On The Persian Gulf Coast 6000 Years In the past. Nowadays Its Ruins Take a seat 200 km Inland.
Through Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Aug 1, 2019
[SEPP Remark: The important thing query is how tectonically strong is the world?
Converting weather boosts Maine lobster — for now
Through Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, July 31, 2019
[SEPP Remark: Floor temperatures must now not impact the . Divers can get lobsters off Maryland, in spaces that supply lobsters refuge. Maine’s rocky coast supplies coverage. The decline of the in Rhode Island could also be the results of overfishing, now not water floor temperatures.]
Local weather Science Meets Truth on the Water’s Edge
Through Jack Weatherall, Quadrant, Aug three, 2019
Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice
Glaciologists Unveil Maximum Exact Map Ever of Antarctic Ice Speed
Challenge Applied 25 Years of Information From Six global Satellite tv for pc Missions
Press Liberate Bompey and Bell, AGU 100, July 29, 2019
Hyperlink to paper: Continent‐extensive, interferometric SAR segment, mapping of Antarctic ice pace
Through J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, and B. Scheuchl, Geophysical Analysis Letters, July 29, 2019
How a lot water does a snowpack cling?
Press Liberate, NSF, July 19, 2019
Hyperlink to paper: Changing snow intensity to snow water an identical the use of climatological variables
Through David F. Hill, et al, The Cryosphere, July four, 2019
Sea ice adjoining to all fundamental polar undergo onshore summer season refugia at 31 July 2019
Through Susan Crockford, Polar Undergo Science, Aug 2, 2019
Scientists say 200 Arctic reindeer died final 12 months because of weather exchange
Through Rebecca Klar, The Hill, July 31, 2019
[SEPP Comment: What is the size of the herd and the expected life span? Why blame weather events on climate change?]
Shockingly thick first 12 months ice between Barents Sea and the North Pole in mid-July
Through Susan Crockford, Polar Undergo Science, July 29, 2019
RCMP on manhunt spot a fats polar undergo a long way from the coast of Western Hudson Bay
Through Susan Crockford, Polar Undergo Science, July 28, 2019
Learn about in Antarctic waters exhibits why Ross Ice Shelf melts in summer season
Native components influencing ice shelf’s steadiness refine sea degree predictions
Press Liberate, NSF, July 26, 2019
Evolution of the Seasonal Floor Combined Layer of the Ross Sea, Antarctica, Seen With Independent Profiling Floats
Through David F. Porter, et al, JGR Oceans, July five, 2019
Volcanoes formed the weather prior to humankind
Press launch, College of Bern, July 24, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
Hyperlink to paper: Ultimate segment of the Little Ice Age pressured by means of volcanic eruptions
Through Article Stefan Brönnimann, et al. Nature Geoscience, July 24, 2019
“The find out about presentations that the pre-industrial weather become now not consistent: if one takes this chilly length as the start line for recent international warming, the weather has already warmed up greater than assumed within the recent discussions.”
Agriculture Problems & Concern of Famine
Forget about Local weather Hysteria: Global Grain Crop Set to Damage File
Through Personnel, The Weekly Occasions, AU, By way of GWPF, July 31, 2019
French 2019 gentle wheat crop to be 2d biggest in historical past – Agritel
Through Fawad Magsood, Industry Recorder, July 30, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
ABC Local weather Zombie Myths and Delusion Strawmen. Who’s feeding the trolls?
Through Jo Nova, Her Weblog July 28, 2019
UK’s Ten Warmest Years–What The BBC Forgot To Inform You!
Through Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Other folks Know That, July 31, 2019
Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate, or be Imprecise?
Local weather scientists force stake by way of coronary heart of skeptics’ argument
New analysis presentations that the hot upward push in international temperatures is not like anything else observed on Earth throughout the previous 2,000 years.
Through Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky, NBC Information, July 24, 2019
Hyperlink to first paper: No proof for globally coherent heat and chilly sessions over the preindustrial Commonplace Technology
Through Raphael Neukom et al., Nature, July 24, 2019
Hyperlink to moment paper: Ultimate segment of the Little Ice Age pressured by means of volcanic eruptions
Through Stefan Brönnimann, Nature Geoscience, July 24, 2019
Get waiting for brand new types of excessive climate: hurricanes plus warmth waves
Through Sarah DeWeerdt, Anthropocene, July 23, 2019 [H/t Bernie Kepshire]
Mongolia’s Capital Banned Coal To Repair Its Air pollution Drawback. Will It Paintings?
Through Emily Kwong, NPR, July 30, 2019
[SEPP Comment: The air is similar to Pittsburg in the 1920s. The article highlights a critical need for coal-fired centralized power plants with appropriate filters to replace coal for residential heating. The headline writer missed the point.]
Coal’s Dying Accelerates in Europe as Marketplace Shift Idles Crops
Use of the dirtiest fossil gasoline has dropped this 12 months as economics want the use of inexpensive pure gasoline.
Through Jeremy Hodges, Mathew Carr , and William Wilkes, Bloomberg, July 22, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Typical propaganda photos of steam coming from chimneys by Bloomberg.]
Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.
Faux “Heatwave for Greenland” Claims
Through Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Other folks Know That, July 30, 2019
Greenland Ice sheet Meltdown Scare–Except for It’s No longer True
Through Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Other folks Know That, Aug 1, 2019
Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Kids
Kid prophets and proselytizers of weather disaster
Through Andy West, Local weather And many others. July 29, 2019
‘Eco-Nervousness’: Style Advises Oldsters On Youngsters With Local weather Alternate ‘Nightmares’
Through Gabriel Hays, MRC Information Busters, July 29, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
Increasing the Orthodoxy
Native governments must keep away from weather dogma
Through Charles Battig, CFACT, July 27, 2019
Wondering Eu Inexperienced
Electrical energy Expenses May just Double to Bail out new Wind Farms, File Claims,
Through Personnel, Sunday Telegraph, UK, July 27, 2019
Hyperlink to file: Who’s the Patsy? Offshore wind’s high-stakes poker sport
Through Gordon Hughes, GWPF, 2019
One view is workforce of enormous and complicated out of the country buyers have satisfied themselves to rip up massive numbers of financial institution notes within the chilly maritime prerequisites of the northern North Sea. An alternate view is that buyers are ready to wager that the United Kingdom Executive will power by way of a big building up within the wholesale value of electrical energy, possibly by way of a big building up in carbon taxes, thus permitting the buyers to make an inexpensive go back. If that’s the case, without equal patsy on the poker desk is the British public.
Given the previous listing of UK ministers and officers within the calories box, this appears to be the much more likely result. The one actual doubt is how the capitulation will probably be dressed up and what the consequences will probably be for the United Kingdom’s economic system
[SEPP Comment: Those claiming offshore wind costs are dropping may find it is not so.]
Wondering Inexperienced In different places
Gwyn Morgan: Listed below are a couple of climate-change head scratchers for Canadian citizens to contemplate
An eclectic listing of little-known details, head-scratching paradoxes and utter hypocrisy
Through Gwyn Morgan, Monetary Put up, July 30, 2019
AOC’s Inexperienced New Deal would charge $70Ok-plus in line with family in first 12 months: Learn about
Analysis by means of free-market think-tanks estimates prices in 5 states
Through Valerie Richardson, The Washington Occasions, July 30, 2019
What the Inexperienced New Deal May just Value a Conventional Family
Through Kent Lassman, Daniel Turner, CEI, July 30, 2019
Quebec inexperienced fund cash used for puppy initiatives, new minister fees
Through Giuseppe Valiante , The Canadian Press, July 28, 2019
The Political Video games Proceed
Senate Freeway Invoice with First-Ever Local weather Name Unanimously Clears Committee
Through Ben Lieberman, CEI, Aug 2, 2019
“There could also be investment to make roads and bridges extra resilient opposed to the extraordinary climate, which some lawmakers think will building up within the years forward.”
[SEPP Comment: Will the increased resilience against extreme weather apply to colder weather?]
Subsidies and Mandates Endlessly
German marketplace fall down hits Eu onshore wind stats
Handiest 2.9GW of land-based capability added in Europe in H1, whilst offshore installations upward push to one.9GW
Through Bernd Radowitz in Berlin, Recharge Wind, July 25, 2019
EPA and different Regulators at the March
DOE Revisits Compelled Electrification (Decarbonization) Laws re Non-condensing Furnaces, Water Warmers
Through Mark Krebs, Grasp Useful resource, Aug 1, 2019
Power Problems – Non-US
International warming: the United Kingdom’s costly and futile gesture politics – Endured
Through Ruth Lea, The Conservative Girl, Aug 1, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
“Below those instances, it will probably solely be concluded the CCA’s actual function become to exhibit British weather management. That is futile gesture politics by means of any requirements, particularly as the United Kingdom’s proportion of worldwide carbon emissions is simply over 1 in line with cent.”
[SEPP Comment: Did Climate Change Act 2008 (CCA) demonstrate leadership in Russian Roulette?]
Power Problems — US
Solving the Rigged Marketplace for Electrical energy
Through Donn Dears, Energy For USA, July 30, 2019
Milton Friedman on Crony Capitalism in america Oil Business
Through Robert Bradley Jr., Grasp Useful resource, July 31, 2019
“Few U.S. industries sing the praises of unfastened undertaking extra loudly than the oil . But few industries depend so closely on particular governmental favors.” (Milton Friedman, 1967)
“The political energy of the oil , now not nationwide safety, is the cause of the existing subsidies to the . World disturbances merely be offering a handy excuse.”
[SEPP Comment: Some of the issues regarding the oil industry are dated, but similar arguments are used for different industries, including wind and solar.]
Unrealistic Power Insurance policies Sting American Customers
Through David Spigelmyer, Actual Transparent Power July 30, 2019
Oil and Herbal Fuel – the Long term or the Previous?
How Arctic Drilling Will Trample Junk Science Obstructionism
Through David Middleton, WUWT, July 29, 2019
Web 0 Herbal Fuel Plant — The Sport Changer
Through James Conca, Forbes, July 31, 2019
[SEPP Comment: May be a great improvement. However, carbon dioxide sequestration may be problematic.]
Nuclear Power and Fears
Certain Traits for Small Modular Reactors
Through Aaron Larson, Energy Magazine, July 29, 2019
Vogtle Nuclear Enlargement Not likely to Meet Competitive Agenda Closing date
Through Aaron Larson, Energy Magazine, July 31, 2019
Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind
Power & Environmental E-newsletter: July 29, 2019
Through John Droz, Jr., Grasp Useful resource, July 29, 2019
Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Power — Different
Europe’s first hyperloop a step nearer to providing a inexperienced substitute to short-haul flights
Press Liberate, Hardt, June 26, 2019
“’After 2 years of study and difficult paintings we’re the first in Europe to finish a useful hyperloop device. No longer solely that, we’ve got evolved a lane-switching mechanism that permits us to construct a hyperloop community within the near-future.’ – Mars Geuze, CCO Hardt Hyperloop.”
Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Power — Garage
How huge a battery?
Through G. Cornelis van Kootena, Patrick Withey and Jon Duana, Renewable Power, February 2020
“It’s going to be very costly and require a large battery to depend on 100% renewables.”
Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Cars
The 2018 EPA Automobile Traits File: Greenhouse Fuel Emissions, Gasoline Economic system and Generation since 1975
Through Personnel, EPA, March 2019 [H/t Donald Rapp]
CA auto deal natural politics, loaded with misleading “credit”, 0 weather exchange impression
Visitor essay by means of Larry Hamlin, WUWT, July 30, 2019
California Dreaming and Erosion “Crises”
Visitor Put up by means of Jim Steele, July 30, 2019
Iconic California seashores have misplaced maximum in their biodiversity
Through Personnel, NSF, July 31, 2019
Hyperlink to press launch: The Urbanization of the Seashore
A few of Southern California’s maximum iconic and widespread seashores have misplaced part in their biodiversity, in keeping with marine scientists
Through Sonia Fernandz, The Present, July 31, 2019
“Fortify for this analysis become supplied by means of California Sea Grant, College of Southern California Sea Grant, the Ocean Coverage Council, the Nationwide Science Basis’s Lengthy Time period Ecological Analysis program, the California Coastal Fee, the Bureau of Ocean Power Control and the united states Coastal Fund.”
[SEPP Comment: Human use reduces biodiversity? What is the course of action?]
Well being, Power, and Local weather
Burkina Faso is combating malaria — with genetically changed mosquitoes
Through Personnel Writers, PRI, July four, 2019 [H/t GWPF]
Environmental Extremists Prefer Mosquitoes Over Mankind
Through Richard Pattern, The Wall Side road Magazine, By way of GWPPF, July 30, 2019
Overshoot Day: German ARD Public Tv Calls For Customers To Be Punished Through “So Rattling Pricey” Costs
Through P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 31, 2019
Different Medical Information
NASA “Stunned”: Undetected Town Killer Asteroid Simply Whizzed Through Earth
Visitor essay by means of Eric Worrall, WUWT, July 29, 2019
GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Learn about Finished
Through Personnel Writers, Washington DC (SPX), Aug 02, 2019
Hyperlink to file: Public Liberate Abstract of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite tv for pc-17 (GOES-17) Complex Baseline Imager (ABI) Loop Warmth Pipe (LHP) Mishap Investigation Board File
Through Personnel, NASA, July 19, 2019
Different Information that Would possibly Be of Pastime
Opioids: Dangerous Science, Dangerous Coverage, Dangerous Results
Through Henry I. Miller and Josh Bloom, Problems and Insights, July 26, 2019
Regardless of such findings indicating that the crux of the issue isn’t physician-prescribed opioids however illicit fentanyl and its analogs smuggled from in another country, just like the inebriated within the parable the feds and state governments are taking a look within the improper position.
[SEPP Comment: An all too common reaction from bureaucrats – ignore the cause of the problem, punish the patient.]
India’s tiger inhabitants surges to almost three,000 cats, bringing hope for endangered species
Through Aris Folley, The Hill, July 30, 2019
BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:
Dangerous day on the workplace: Local weather exchange activists protest outdoors the improper constructing
Through Sebastian McCarthy, Town A.M., July 30, 2019
Local weather Geoengineering Prizewinner: Refreeze the Arctic with a Giant Cellular Submarine
Visitor essay by means of Eric Worrall, WUWT, July 27, 2019
Combating Local weather Alternate with Dance: Humanities Professors Call for Illustration on Science Groups
“We concern that overemphasis on science might impede the design of fine weather answers.”
Visitor essay by means of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Aug 2, 2019
Friday Humorous: Mavens Warn We Have Handiest 12 Years Left Till They Alternate The Timeline On International Warming Once more
Through Anthony Watts, WUWT, Aug 2, 2019
Neatly accomplished, Greta Thunberg!
Through Charles the Moderator, WUWT, July 30, 2019
[SEPP Comment: Surely the boat, sails, etc. will not contain hydrocarbons.]
1. Compromise Can Advertise Inexperienced Coverage Objectives
Our calories destiny will glance other than its previous. That transition is underneath method, nevertheless it doesn’t need to be a binary selection between 100% renewables or unmitigated carbon emissions from fossil fuels
Letter Through Kathy Fackler, Electorate’ Local weather Foyer, July 31, 2019
SUMMARY: boldface added]
Referring to Robert Bryce’s “A Truth Test for Sun and Wind” (op-ed, July 22): Basic math might display that oil and gasoline manufacturing is leaving photo voltaic and wind within the coloration, however easy physics presentations that carbon-dioxide emissions from fossil fuels injury our weather and our destiny prosperity. Our calories destiny will glance other than its previous. That transition is underneath method, nevertheless it doesn’t need to be a binary selection between 100% renewables or unmitigated carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
“Good coverage making plans would give protection to our calories provide whilst additionally lowering the prices and dangers related to greenhouse-gas emissions. On Jan. 17 the Magazine revealed “Economists’ Commentary on Carbon Dividends” signed by means of three,500 U.S. economists, together with all residing former chairs of the Federal Reserve and 15 former chairmen of the president’s Council of Financial Advisers, urging speedy nationwide motion to handle weather exchange, and calling a carbon tax “’probably the most cost-effective lever to scale back carbon emissions on the scale and velocity this is vital.’
“If the price of pollutants is incorporated in the price of calories, the marketplace will successfully shift towards cleaner types of calories, together with pure gasoline, renewables and nuclear.”
[SEPP Comment: The physics of the greenhouse effect is about as simple as the physics of quantum mechanics. The fact the economists agree that taxes are the most effective way to stop consumption of a particular good does not mean the tax is needed or desirable. Dividends returning the taxes is highly questionable.]
2. California Bans Trump
The state passes a regulation to bar him from the main poll.
Editorial, WSJ, July 31, 2019
SUMMARY: The item states:
“Take into accout all that angst and anger expressed by means of progressives that President Trump would forget about judicial orders, rig election regulations, and perhaps even refuse to surrender energy if he loses in 2020? We’re nonetheless looking forward to any of that to occur. However that hasn’t stopped Democrats from stretching the Charter to defeat Mr. Trump.
“The newest instance got here Tuesday from California when Governor Gavin Newsom signed a regulation that might bar Mr. Trump from the state number one poll until he discloses his tax returns. That’s appropriate. California Democrats are seeking to stay a sitting President from operating for re-election of their state.
“‘Those are unusual instances and states have a criminal and ethical accountability to do the whole lot of their energy to verify leaders looking for the absolute best workplaces meet minimum requirements, and to revive public self belief,’ Mr. Newsom, a Democrat, stated in a commentary.
“Despite the fact that this implies rigging the poll to defeat an opponent they detest? It seems that so. We’re on listing announcing Mr. Trump must launch his tax returns, however there’s not anything within the Charter that claims he should. American citizens can issue his refusal into their vote casting calculations, and maximum Democratic presidential applicants have launched their tax returns or promised that they are going to.
California could also be violating the Charter with this regulation. Mr. Trump’s legal professionals are promising a criminal problem, and they’ve a robust case state can’t upload hard for poll entry that transcend the Charter’s necessities for age, citizenship and residency. That become the foundation for the Perfect Court docket choice barring time period limits in Congressional elections.
“That is one explanation why that Jerry Brown, Mr. Newsom’s predecessor, vetoed a identical invoice in 2017. ‘First, it will not be constitutional,’ Mr. Brown wrote in a veto commentary, and the remaining is value quoting at duration:
“‘2d, it units a ‘slippery slope’ precedent. Nowadays we require tax returns, however what can be subsequent? 5 years of well being data? An authorized delivery certificates? Highschool file playing cards? And can those necessities range relying on which political celebration is in energy? A certified candidate’s talent to look at the poll is prime to our democratic device. Because of this, I hesitate to begin down a highway that properly may result in an ever escalating set of differing state necessities for presidential applicants.’
The item concludes by means of discussing the potential of Republicans doing the similar in different states opposed to Democratic nominees and the potential of Trump interesting.