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Weekly Local weather and Power Information Roundup #385

The Week That Was once: 2019-11-09 (November Nine, 2019)

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The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge

Quote of the Week: It’s one of those clinical integrity, idea of clinical idea that corresponds to one of those utter honesty–one of those leaning over backwards.

You will have to do the most efficient you’ll–if you realize anything else in any respect flawed, or most likely flawed–to give an explanation for it. If you’re making a principle, as an example, and market it it, or put it out, you then will have to additionally put down all of the details that disagree with it, in addition to those who consider it. There may be a extra refined drawback. In case you have put a large number of concepts in combination to make an elaborate principle, you wish to have to ensure, when explaining what it suits, that the ones issues it suits aren’t simply the issues that gave you the theory for the speculation; yet that the completed principle makes one thing else pop out proper, as well as.”

“In abstract, the theory is to take a look at to present all the knowledge to assist others to pass judgement on the price of your contribution; now not simply the ideas that results in judgment in a single explicit route or one other.” – Richard Feynman, Shipment Cult Science

Collection of the Week: Down 66%. From 1.Nine billion to 650 million.


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

The Greenback Stops Right here: President Harry Truman (1945 to 1953) become now not popular with the jap political established order, both Republican or Democrat. He become thought to be ill-educated, crude, and ill-suited for the task. But he become smartly learn in historical past. He become ill-prepared for assuming workplace on April 12, 1945 as a result of President Roosevelt concealed his sickness and didn’t come with Truman in essential discussions.

Truman become president throughout a turbulent time and made tricky choices. For years, historians have criticized Truman for authorizing the shedding the uranium bomb on Hiroshima and the plutonium bomb on Nagasaki. In an instant after Nagasaki, Japan surrendered, finishing International Conflict II, officially on August 14, 1945. America had not more atomic bombs. A lot of the complaint of Truman for authorizing the bombing become in keeping with early releases that the USA become studying secret diplomatic messages urging give up. It become now not till a lot later that the USA launched information appearing that it become additionally studying secret army messages, in a special code, urging proceeding the struggle.

All the way through Truman’s management the UN become shaped (constitution signed on October 24, 1945); the USA instituted the Marshall Plan, departing very much from the standard apply of the victors economically punishing the losers of a struggle; the militia had been built-in; NATO and different buildings for going through the specter of the Soviet Union had been shaped; and the USA entered the struggle in Korea.

Truman become keen on enjoying poker and telling reviews along with his buddies. Within the early 20th century a time period in poker was to a US slang for blaming others for one’s disasters – “passing the greenback – most likely regarding the greenback knife. Truman had an indication on his table pointing out the place he idea duty and responsibility must lie – “the greenback stops right here.” In his farewell deal with Truman asserted: “The President–whoever he’s–has to come to a decision. He can’t cross the greenback to anyone. Nobody else can do the deciding for him. That’s his task.” See https://www.trumanlibrary.gov/schooling/minutiae/buck-stops-here-sign


California Regulate: There was a substantial amount of “passing the greenback” referring to duty for black-outs and the fires began via public application traces in California. But, the Charter of the State of California obviously assigns responsibility and duty to the state executive, particularly the State Legislature. Segment three of Article 12, the Public Utilities Segment of the Charter reads:

SEC. three. Non-public companies and individuals that personal, perform, management, or set up a line, plant, or machine for the transportation of other people or belongings, the transmission of phone and telegraph messages, or the manufacturing, era, transmission, or furnishing of warmth, gentle, water, continual, garage, or wharfage immediately or not directly to or for the general public, and commonplace carriers, are public utilities topic to management via the Legislature. The Legislature might prescribe that further categories of personal companies or different people are public utilities.

(Sec. three added Nov. Five, 1974, via Prop. 12. Res.Ch. 88, 1974.) [Boldface added]

But, no chief within the legislature, or the manager workplace has stood up and mentioned: “The Greenback Stops Right here.” See hyperlinks underneath Power Problems – US and California Dreaming;


Nature v. Fashions – The Greenhouse Impact: The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) has have shyed away from carefully organising a transparent courting between temperatures and greenhouse gases. Additional, the IPCC attributes maximum exchange in temperatures to carbon dioxide, ignoring the key greenhouse fuel water vapor, till the tip, the place it’s tacked on. To hide its ignorance of the connection between carbon dioxide and temperatures the IPCC is determined by hypothetical Relative Focus Pathways (RPC). Those supposedly relate to the Earth’s calories imbalance, in watts consistent with sq. meter, from expanding greenhouse gases. The IPCC’s Fiveth Evaluate File (AR5, 2013) defines those, in expanding order of calories imbalance, as RCP W/m2; Four.Five W/m2; 6.zero W/m2; and eight.Five W/m2. Maximum World Local weather Fashions are created to persist with those pathways.

It’s simple to reveal that the intense RPC Eight.Five yields absurd effects, regardless that many weather scientists and politicians believe the effects possible. What’s way more significant is to peer how US weather items the usage of the modest RCP Four.Five examine with what’s in reality going on within the setting. John Christy of the Earth Device Science Middle on the College of Alabama in Huntsville kindly equipped TWTW with result of US mannequin runs the usage of the KMNI Local weather Explorer, from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), the Dutch nationwide climate carrier.

The mannequin runs come with 10 runs the usage of two NCAR / UCAR items funded via the Nationwide Science Basis (NSF); three runs the usage of the 3 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) items, 1 run every funded via NOAA; and 34 runs the usage of the 2 Goddard Institute for House Research (GISS) items funded via NASA. The observations are the Tropical Mid-Tropospheric Temperatures from 1979 to 2018 (40 years) taken from Four diverse balloon datasets; the common of three diverse satellite tv for pc datasets; and the world-wide reanalysis datasets used day-to-day for calibrating climate items. Within the graph blow, the NCAR / UCAR items are recognized as CCSM4 and CCSM1.

Beginning about 1995, the items started to very much overestimate the warming of the tropical mid-troposphere. Nowadays, the overestimate of temperature traits for the RCP Four.Five state of affairs of low emissions is set two times that of what’s going on.

From balloon and satellite tv for pc knowledge, the common pattern in expanding atmospheric temperatures is zero.12 ºC consistent with decade. The common for the 2 GISS items is zero.25 and nil.26 ºC consistent with decade; the GFDL mannequin traits are zero.40; zero.32, and nil.33 ºC consistent with decade; and the NCAR / UCAR items are zero.26 and nil.24 ºC consistent with decade. Even underneath this low emissions state of affairs, not one of the items come shut to what’s going on within the setting. Unfortunately, US investment entities believe this sloppy considering “science.”

For description of KNMI see: https://www.knmi.nl/over-het-knmi/about


IPCC AR6 – Extra Cult Science: Writing in his weblog, No Methods Zone, Pierre Gosselin translated a publish from the site Die kalte Sonne. It covers the preparation of the IPCC 6th Evaluate File together with how sparsely lead authors are decided on in order that there’s no breaking clear of the IPCC cult.

Additional, fresh research point out that the former declare doubling of CO2 (or greenhouse fuel equivalents) of 3ºC plus or minus 1.5ºC is a ways too excessive. The IPCC will deal with that via elevating the numbers. How to try this. Create a brand new hockey-stick. This one in keeping with a 2000-year reconstruction of temperatures referred to as PAGES 2K.

Steve McIntyre of Local weather Audit, one of the vital statisticians who demolished the former hockey-stick, has checked out earlier variations of PAGES 2K. By way of area, he discovered mistakes in Antarctic Proxies, amongst them: apart from suitable knowledge whilst together with questionable borehole inversions; endured use of questionable tree ring proxies in North The united states; exclusion of related knowledge in South The united states estimates.

If present temperatures don’t display enough warming, reconstruct the previous. It looks as if a brand new spherical of smoke and mirrors used as bodily proof. See hyperlinks underneath Wondering the Orthodoxy


Possibly Bye Paris: The Trump Management did what many believe unforgivable. It did as promised and submitted the formal withdrawal from the Paris Settlement. The Obama Management’s dealing with of the settlement become foggy. It become to begin with written as a treaty and signed via maximum nations. Then the Obama Management objected, it appears as it become too evident it become a treaty, and it become redrafted and signed once more. Relying at the target market, it become handled as a treaty, which calls for approval of two-thirds of the Senate or an govt settlement, which doesn’t. The previous has the pressure of regulation and calls for Senate motion for revision. An govt settlement does now not require Senate approval, yet in most cases administrations have sought to herald key member of the other celebration within the legislature for consent. The Obama management didn’t.

Some Trump advisors would have most well-liked to peer the president put up the Settlement to the Senate with a transparent time frame to be licensed or rejected as a treaty. Writing for the Aggressive Undertaking Institute internet web site, Myron Ebell explains what he considers are the disadvantages of the means being utilized by the Trump management. See hyperlinks underneath Exchange in US Administrations.


Did State Wreck the Legislation? Below the Freedom of Data Act a bunch referred to as the Power Coverage Advocates is looking for a “Memorandum of Legislation” via the USA State Division giving State Division officers authority to signal and settle for the Paris Settlement. It should turn out to be attention-grabbing. See hyperlinks underneath Litigation Problems.


Collection of the Week: Down 66%. From 1.Nine billion to 650 million. In keeping with International Financial institution estimates a bunch referred to as Our International in Knowledge estimates that the collection of other people dwelling in severe poverty is down 66% up to now 28 years. In 1990, the collection of other people in severe poverty become 1.Nine billion, about 36% of the realm’s inhabitants. In 2018, the collection of other people in severe poverty become 650 million other people, about Nine% of the realm’s inhabitants of seven.Five billion.

Excessive poverty is outlined as:

“…an individual is thought of as to be in severe poverty in the event that they survive not up to 1.90 world greenbacks (int.-$) consistent with day. This poverty size is in keeping with the financial worth of an individual’s intake. Source of revenue measures, alternatively, are best used for nations during which dependable intake measures aren’t to be had.”

Global greenbacks are in keeping with “Buying Energy Parity” (PPP), a International Financial institution estimate for the facility of an individual to acquire pieces in the community.

The majority of this exceptional decline in severe poverty has took place in South Asia, East Asia and Pacific. The intense poverty inhabitants in Sub-Saharan Africa has higher. A lot of the aid of maximum poverty will also be attributed to opening of the economies to marketplace festival (particularly China and India) and use of calories, in particular fossil fuels.

In step with CO2 knowledge compiled on the observatory at Mauna Loa Observatory, the CO2 build up become 16%; imply estimate of 354 in 1990 and imply estimate of 409 in 2018. As said above, the Earth Science Middle on the College of Alabama in Huntsville estimates that the upward thrust in mid-tropospheric temperatures, the place greenhouse gases must be inflicting unhealthy warming has been zero.12 ºC consistent with decade or zero.01 ºC consistent with 12 months.

UN continues to make use of the cult science of the IPCC, and its fans, claiming unhealthy carbon dioxide-caused world warming in keeping with weather items that fail fundamental trying out. It’s the UN and its cult fans who’re turning into inhumane, now not those that forget about them. See hyperlinks underneath Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide.


Remark: Is the Solar Emerging?

Sun Cycle 25 is Slowly Coming to Lifestyles

By way of Tony Phillips, House Climate, Nov 2, 2019 [H/t GWPF]


Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Bodily Science

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


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

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Organic Affects

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


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

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

By way of More than one Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental Global Panel on Local weather Exchange, April 2019


Obtain and not using a fee:

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

Why Scientists Disagree About World Warming

The NIPCC File at the Medical Consensus

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


Obtain and not using a fee:


Nature, Now not Human Task, Regulations the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008


World Sea-Stage Upward thrust: An Analysis of the Knowledge

By way of Craig D. Idso, David Legates, and S. Fred Singer, Heartland Coverage Temporary, Would possibly 20, 2019


Difficult the Orthodoxy

Historic air demanding situations distinguished cause of a shift in glacial cycles

An research of air as much as 2 million years outdated, trapped in Antarctic ice, displays main shift within the periodicity of glacial cycles become most certainly now not triggered via a long-term decline in atmospheric stages of carbon dioxide.

By way of Eric Wolff, Nature, Oct 30, 2019 [H/t WUWT]


[SEPP Comment: Challenging the view that CO2 dominates climate change.]

Local weather alarmists use junk science to advertise their schedule

By way of Ed Berry, His Weblog, Nov Eight, 2019 [H/t ICECAP]


Protecting the Orthodoxy

Scientists Across the International Claim ‘Local weather Emergency’

Greater than 11,000 signatories to a brand new analysis paper argue that we want new tactics to measure the affects of a replacing weather on human society

By way of Avery Thompson, Smithsonian.com, Nov Five, 2019


“The sector’s scientists are more and more fearful about our civilization’s reluctance to take on weather exchange, so in a paper launched nowadays, 1000’s of them are elevating the alarm.”

[SEPP Comment: They claim that in order to save the world we must destroy modern civilization?]

International scientists claim weather emergency

Greater than 11,000 scientists endorse six steps to handle weather emergency

By way of Team of workers, Press Unlock, College of Sydney, EurakAlert, Nov Five, 2019


Critics blast an offer to curb weather exchange via halting inhabitants progress

Greater than 11,000 scientists signed a paper arguing the realm must stabilize or regularly scale back the worldwide inhabitants.

By way of James Temple, MIT Era Evaluation, Nov Five, 2019


Who’re those ‘11,000 Involved Scientists’?

By way of Casey Plunkett, American Philosopher, Nov Eight, 2019 [H/t ICECAP]


Wondering the Orthodoxy

German Scientists: IPCC Local weather Fashions “Out Of Regulate”…”Exclusion Of Critics A Historical Mistake”

New IPCC file underneath doubt: items out-of-control and a brand new hockey stick

By way of Die kalte Sonne [German text translated/edited by P Gosselin], No Methods Zone, Nov 6, 2019


4 New Papers, One Alarm-Dispelling Conclusion: Long run Sea Stage Upward thrust Would possibly NOT Threaten Islands After All

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Nov Four, 2019


[SEPP Comment: If the Maldives are not paid off by the UN, where will it get the money for expensive new airports and resort facilities for tourists?]

Canadian Inuit dossier courtroom paperwork pointing out polar bears are thriving

By way of Susan Crockford, Polar Endure Science, Nov 6 (revised), 2019


Misplaced timber massively hyped up as environmental risk, be taught unearths

Carbon emissions from deforestation a lot smaller than prior to now idea, economists say

Press Unlock, Ohio State Information, Nov Four, 2019


After Paris!

At the U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Settlement

By way of Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State, Nov Four, 2019


In spite of everything a rustic that retains its note on Paris

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


Similar to that: US serves word to give up Paris Settlement

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov Five, 2019


Defying Trump, Governors Pledge Paris Local weather Deal

By way of Shane Croucher, Newsweek, Nov Five, 2019


How Local weather Alarmists Killed Their Personal UN Convention in Chile

By way of James Taylor, The Epoch Instances, Nov Five, 2019


L A Instances propaganda conceals colossal world failure of the Paris Settlement

By way of Larry Hamlin, WUWT, Nov 6, 2019


Paris Settlement At Chance As CO2 Emissions Upward thrust & Political Unrest Spirals

By way of Valerie Richardson, The Washington Instances, By the use of GWPF, Nov 6, 2019


Exchange in US Administrations

Trump Management Starts Withdrawal from Paris Local weather Treaty

By way of Myron Ebell, CEI, Nov Eight, 2019


Former Trump respectable says weather exchange is ‘imaginary risk’ invented via ‘insular and paranoid’ scientists

By way of Josh Siegel, Local weather Exchange Dispatch, Nov Five, 2019


“Defenders of the Nationwide Local weather Evaluate [NCA] observe it thought to be a variety of situations, together with a low-emission risk, and become reviewed via the Nationwide Academy of Sciences. In addition they say it’s logical to use that science to nationwide safety choices.” [Boldface Added]

[SEPP Comment: Yet, the NCA presented no physical evidence supporting the models used and its wild claims about agriculture. See the above text for how erroneous the low-emission models are.]

Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide

The Greening of Planet Earth–Showed! Video Collection

CO2-induced Plant Productiveness and Yield Will increase Transcript

By way of Team of workers, Middle for the Find out about of Carbon Dioxide and World Exchange, Nov 6, 2019

Transcript: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/productiveness.pdf

Video: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/productiveness.php

World Excessive Poverty

By way of Max Roser and Esteban Ortiz-Ospina, Our International in Knowledge, Revised 2019


Issues within the Orthodoxy

Pink China: Local weather Exchange Chief (/SARC)

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, Nov 6, 2019


Falling Walruses: Attenborough Tacitly Admits Netflix Deception

Press Unlock via Team of workers, GWPF, Nov Four. 2019


Evaluation of Fresh Medical Articles via CO2 Science

Stepped forward Potato Plant Enlargement and Yield Below Increased CO2

Ahmadi Lahijani, M.J., Kafi, M., Nezami, A., Nabati, J. and Erwin, J.E. 2019. Impact of CO2 enrichment on fuel exchanges, biochemical characteristics, and minituber yield in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars. Magazine of Agricultural Science and Era 21: 883-894. Nov Eight, 2018


[SEPP Comment: International statistics show potato is the fourth most important crop for humans.]

The Reaction of Faba Bean to Increased CO2 and Soil Water Content material

Parvin, S., Uddin, S., Tausz-Posch, S., Fitzgerald, G., Armstrong, R. and Tausz, M. 2019. Increased CO2 improves yield and N2 fixation yet now not grain N focus of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) subjected to terminal drought. Environmental and Experimental Botany 165: 161-173. Nov 7, 2019


The Blended Have an effect on of Increased CO2 and Chilly Temperature Tension on Spring Wheat

Zhu, X., Liu, S., Solar, L., Track, F., Liu, F. and Li, X. 2018. Chilly tolerance of photosynthetic electron delivery machine is enhanced in wheat flowers grown underneath increased CO2. Frontiers in Plant Science Nine: 933, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00933. Nov Four, 2019


“Taken in combination, the above findings reveal that emerging CO2 stages will assist scale back the unfavorable affects of bloodless temperature tension on wintry weather or spring wheat. And the ones advantages will translate to larger progress and yields.”

Fashions v. Observations

Lengthy differ weather mannequin folly

By way of Jo Bastardi, CFACT, Nov three, 2019


Type Problems

The dream dies not easy

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


Dimension Problems — Floor

Local weather Emergency Excursion: Markham Version

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


October 2019 Local weather Disaster Replace

By way of Jaime Jessop, Local weather Scepticism, Nov 1, 2019


“Not anything in regards to the British climate this 12 months lends credibility to the Met Workplace’s and different’s insistence that we must be alarmed via our replacing weather. Even the imply annual temperature for 2019 looks as if it is going to now not be anyplace close to a file heat 12 months, casting doubt upon the Met workplace’s previous and provide (UKCP18) predictions of fast warming.”

Dimension Problems — Environment

At the 1998 Obvious Step-Up in UAH Land-minus-Ocean Decrease Tropospheric Temperatures

By way of Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Nov 7, 2019


October 2019 Maps and Graphs

World Temperature File, By way of Team of workers, Earth Device Science Middle, UAH, Accessed Nov 7, 2019

Map: https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/october2019/201910_map.png

Graph: https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/october2019/tlt_201910_bar.png

New Technology Climate Satellite tv for pc Supplies a Transparent View of Middle of the night Fog

By way of Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, Nov Four, 2019


Converting Climate

Intensified world monsoon severe rainfall indicators world warming

By way of Team of workers Writers, Beijing, China (SPX), Nov 03, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: Vital will increase in severe precipitation and the associations with world warming over the worldwide land monsoon areas

By way of Wenxia Zhang and Tianjun Zhou, Magazine of Local weather, Sep 11, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Monsoons have changed for centuries, but CO2 is not the established cause.]

Chilly sample continues for far of the USA with the following spectacular Arctic blast arriving overdue within the week within the Mid-Atlantic/NE US and one other one early subsequent week

By way of Paul Dorian, WUWT, Nov Five, 2019


Visitor publish: Will flowers assist in making the planet wetter or drier in a replacing weather?

By way of More than one Authors, Carbon Temporary, Nov 11, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: Mid-latitude freshwater availability lowered via projected crops responses to weather exchange

By way of Mankin, Seager, Smerdon, Prepare dinner & Williams, Nature Geoscience, Nov Four, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Great propaganda photos of Lake Oroville, CA, before drought, during drought. After drought is omitted. One photo was taken in 2011, the second photo 3 years later. The IPCC considers 30 years is needed to establish climate change. Carbon Brief requires only 3 years. In 2018 the lake was overflowing, so in 7 years the lake area went from wet to dry to wet. Can we predict where it will be 3 years from now, much less 30 years from now?]

Converting Local weather

Be Thankful for World Warming, Our Ancestors Have been

By way of Larry Bell, Newsmax, Nov Four, 2019


Converting Local weather – Cultures & Civilizations

DRY TIMES Misplaced empire that dominated Mesopotamia for 200 years ‘burnt up via apocalyptic dirt hurricane’, mavens declare

By way of Harry Pettit, The Solar, UK, Oct 28, 2019

https://www.thesun.co.united kingdom/tech/10229948/akkadian-empire-mesopotamia-dust-storm/

Converting Seas

The Area From 50-70°S Has Cooled Since The 1980s As North Atlantic SSTs Have Cooled 1°C Since 2004

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Nov 7, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: Centennial‐Scale SE Pacific Sea Floor Temperature Variability Over the Previous 2,300 Years

By way of James Collins, et al., Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, Feb 16, 2019


Ocean warming and cooling and warming

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


Senate Inquiry into Water High quality on the Nice Barrier Reef: My Submission

By way of Jennifer Marohasy, Her Weblog, Nov Eight, 2019


“For the reason that the Nice Barrier Reef, as one ecosystem, contains just about 3000 person reefs stretching for 2000 kilometres, broken spaces can at all times be discovered someplace. And a coral reef this is mature and impressive nowadays, could also be smashed via a cyclone the following day — regardless that neither the depth nor frequency of cyclones is expanding on the Nice Barrier Reef in spite of weather exchange.”

Any other weather alarmist sea point upward push assault declare on a California coastal metropolis

By way of Larry Hamlin, WUWT, Nov Eight, 2019


First photographs and video of the biggest methane fountain thus far stumbled on within the Arctic Ocean

By way of Team of workers, The Siberian Instances, Oct 28, 2019


“What they in reality established: Pace of vertical degradation of subsea permafrost has doubled in comparison to earlier centuries and became out to be upper than previous estimates.”

[SEPP Comment: How was the speed of vertical degradation of subsea permafrost in previous centuries established?]

Current Paris weather pledges devote sea point upward push to ‘one metre via 2300’

By way of Robert McSweeney, Carbon Temporary, Nov Four, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: Attributing long-term sea-level upward push to Paris Settlement emission pledges

By way of Alexander Nauels, et al., PNAS, Nov Four, 2019

https://www.pnas.org/content material/early/2019/10/31/1907461116

[SEPP Comment: Assuming models that cannot describe what is happening today can make correct predictions 200 years from now! Assumes sea levels did not rise in the past!]

Maldives To Open 5 New Underwater Airports This Yr

By way of Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Nov 7, 2019


Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

Revealing internal temperature of Antarctic ice sheet

By way of Team of workers Writers, Paris (ESA) Nov 05, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: At the retrieval of interior temperature of Antarctica Ice Sheet via the usage of SMOS observations

By way of Giovanni Macelloni, et al. Far flung Sensing Surroundings, Nov 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0034425719304249?by way ofp.c3Dihub

Reframing the risks Antarctica’s meltwater ponds pose to ice cabinets and sea point

There’s a pace restrict at the injury floor ponds can do to ice cabinets

By way of Team of workers, NSF, Nov Five, 2019


The Greenland Ice Sheet–The Information v The Myths

By way of Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Nov 6, 2019


Un-Science or Non-Science?

Antarctic sea ice is vital to triggering ice ages, be taught unearths

U Chicago scientists mannequin how cooling setting can tip weather into glacial sessions

By way of Louise Lerner, U Chicago Press Unlock, Oct 28, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: World cooling connected to higher glacial carbon garage by way of adjustments in Antarctic sea ice

By way of Alice Marzocchi and Malte Jansen, Nature Geoscience, Oct 14, 2019


[SEPP Remark: What reasons the cooling setting? Are Antarctic sea ice adjustments inflicting Milankovitch cycles?]

Local weather Find out about: CO2 Fertilized Plant Enlargement will Dissipate World Water Provides

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov Five, 2019


Hyperlink to paper: Mid-latitude freshwater availability lowered via projected crops responses to weather exchange

Justin S. Mankin, Richard Seager, Jason E. Smerdon, Benjamin I. Prepare dinner & A. Park Williams, Nature Geoscience, Nov Four, 2019


From summary: “We display that projected plant responses immediately scale back destiny runoff throughout huge swaths of North The united states, Europe and Asia as a result of bulk cover water calls for build up with further crops progress and longer and hotter rising seasons.”

[SEPP Comment: Ignores the fact that CO2 increases cause increases in water use efficiency, and assumes a CO2-caused warming yet to be supported by physical evidence.]

Decreasing Requirements

As a result of what universities want is extra activists

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


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

Meet the Doomers: Local weather Worriers so Excessive Different Radicals Steer clear of Them

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov Eight, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

Protective Society From ‘Science’

Medical analysis, printed in influential puts, can exchange the realm. For unwell in addition to for just right.

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov Four, 2019


Hyperlink to article: Stanford professor who replaced The united states with only one be taught become additionally a liar

By way of Susannah Cahalan, New York Submit, Nov 2, 2019


CLUELESS! NY Gov. Cuomo Says There Have been No Hurricanes Prior to World Warming

By way of Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Nov Five, 2019


Chilling ‘Doomsday map’ displays how UK might be left underwater in 80 years’ time

By way of Neil Murphy, Reflect, UK, Nov Four, 2019 [H/t Dennis Ambler]


“MSN UK is dedicated to Empowering the Planet and taking pressing motion to offer protection to the environment. We’re supporting Buddies of the Earth to assist clear up the weather disaster, please give generously right here or discover out extra about our crusade right here. “

Pretend Polar Endure Scarcity, Pretend Indigenous Cohesion

Are activists and teachers so dedicated to a non-existent polar endure scarcity they’re keen to sacrifice Inuit lives?

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov 6, 2019


Time: China is Bankrolling Renewable Tasks Across the International as a result of they’re Local weather Leaders

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov Four, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Pass Private.

African oil and fuel booms and primary global wealthy XR calls Africans “weather criminals”

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov Nine, 2019


Africa might ultimately outlaw, move after the neck of weather fearmongers

By way of Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Nov Eight, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda

Why we like upsetting information reviews, simply as youth like sweet

By way of Larry Kummer, by way of Charles the moderator, WUWT, Nov 7, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Fear sells!]

U Of Studying’s Stripe Chart Is Propaganda … However 2000-Yr Chart Make Nowadays’s Warming Glance Tame

By way of P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Nov 2, 2019


Local weather’ activists search to ditch polar endure pics as rising populations defy ’emergency’ narrative

By way of Victor Skinner, The American Reflect, Oct 30, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Youngsters

@AlGore to release weather brainwashing crusade for college kids international Nov 20-21

By way of Anthony Watts, WUWT, Nov 7, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Youngsters for Propaganda

Professional Psychiatrist: Greta Being “Misused For Pursuits” …Folks’ Promotion Of Kid “Ethically Problematic”

By way of P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Nov Eight, 2019


Greta asks you in finding a carbon-neutral delivery to Madrid

By way of Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Nov three, 2019


Speaking Higher to the Public – Protest

Doomsday ballot shrinks 25%: Now simply 11,000 MeToo scientists say “panic now”

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 6, 2019


Wondering Ecu Inexperienced

Germany Faces Well-liked Rise up Over Hated Windmills

By way of Team of workers Bloomberg, By the use of GWPF, Nov 2, 2019


The United Kingdom Shale Fuel Fracking ‘Ban’: Who Wins, Who Loses?

By way of John Constable, GWPF Power Editor, Nov three, 2019


Wondering Inexperienced In different places

Inexperienced New Deal Dems Toss Their Toughen In the back of File Pushing To Speedy-Monitor Inhabitants Regulate

By way of Chris White, Nov 6, 2019 [H/t WUWT]


Inexperienced offers may just value households $10,000/12 months extra for calories and misplaced jobs

By way of Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP, Nov Nine, 2019


Trick or warmth

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 6, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Living with polar bears can be a real concern.]

Investment Problems

Working Out Of Different Other folks’s Cash, New York And Federal Variations

By way of Francis Menton, Long island Contrarian, Nov Five, 2019


Litigation Problems

NY AG’s Professional Witnesses Make use of Wrong Technique

By way of Spencer Walrath, Power in Intensity, Nov Four, 2019


ExxonMobil & Chevron Eviscerate Democrat Frac’ing Ban Fantasies

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, Nov 7, 2019


Lawsuit Says Obama Entered Paris Local weather Settlement Illegally, Cites Mysterious Prison Memo

By way of Chris White, Day-to-day Caller, Nov Four, 2019 [H/t WUWT]


Hyperlink to lawsuit: Power Coverage Advocates v. US Division of State

US District Court docket for the District of Columbia, Case 1:19cv-03307, Nov three, 2019


Press Unlock via Govt Responsibility & Oversight, [Not the U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO)], Nov Four, 2019


Hyperlink to “Memorandum of Legislation”

Round 175: Request for authority to signal and settle for the Paris Settlement


EPA and different Regulators at the March

Coal Ash (Coal Combustion Residuals, or CCR)

Announcement, EPA,


Steam Electrical Energy Producing Effluent Pointers – 2019 Proposed Revisions

Request for public remark, EPA, Accessed Nov Four, 2019


EPA Proposes Revisions to Two Obama-Technology Regulations: Effluent Boundaries Pointers and Coal Ash

By way of Sonal Patel, Energy, Nov Four, 2019


Environmental Coverage Company Proposes Appeals Board Reform

By way of Ben Lieberman, CEI, Nov 7, 2019


Power Problems – Non-US

41 Inconvenient Truths at the “New Power Financial system”

Invoice Gates has mentioned that on the subject of figuring out calories realities “we want to convey math to the issue.” He’s proper.

By way of Mark Turbines, Basis for Financial Training, July 7, 2019


“The small two-percentage-point decline within the hydrocarbon percentage of global calories use entailed over $2 trillion in cumulative world spending on choices over that era; photo voltaic and wind nowadays provide not up to two % of the worldwide calories.”

[SEPP Comment: If Mills is correct, the math indicates a complete shift would cost $100 trillion, assuming the storage problem is solved. The CIA World Factbook estimated that the Gross World Product was $80 trillion in 2017. What’s a few dollars more? [Estimates using purchase power parity were higher.]

Who’re those ‘11,000 Involved Scientists’?

By way of Casey Plunkett, American Philosopher, Nov Eight, 2019 [H/t ICECAP]


Asians Higher Hope It’s A Trump Win In 2020

By way of Tilak Doshi, Forbes, Nov 1, 2019


“But, given Asia’s voracious urge for food for imported oil and fuel, its leaders know complete smartly that it’s President Trump on my own that stands for an international of calories abundance.”

New Zealand passes invoice to be carbon impartial via 2050

By way of Marty Johnson, The Hill, Nov 7, 2019


“New Zealand’s 2050 objective is bold. By way of 2050, the rustic has to have lowered all greenhouse gases — aside from biogenic methane, emitted via plant and animal resources — to web 0.

“By way of 2050, New Zealand best hopes to chop its biogenic methane emissions via 24 % to 47 %.

“Now not strangely, agriculture, the place biogenic methane comes from, accounted for 48 % at the nation’s greenhouse emissions in 2017.”

Power Problems – Australia

However weren’t photo voltaic panels intended to prevent bushfires?

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 10, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Australia has the California Control problem as well.]

Power Problems — US

‘Reasonably priced and Dependable’ Power Makes Lifestyles Imaginable

By way of Derrick Hollie, Actual Transparent Power, Nov 7, 2019


Taking up Grid Modernization’s Hardest Demanding situations

DCAT, because it’s identified informally, simulates and analyzes cascading grid match sequences in high-resolution element

By way of Carl Imhoff, T & D International, Oct 29, 2019


Regional Greenhouse Fuel Initiative – A success Type?

By way of Roger Caiazza, WUWT, Nov Five, 2019


Is PG&E The Scape Goat? Section 1

By way of Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Nov Five, 2019


Is PG&E The Scape Goat? Section 2.

By way of Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Nov Eight, 2019


Memorandum to prohibit herbal fuel in residing gadgets

By way of San Jose Mayor and a few council participants, Sep 13, 2019 [H/t Bud Bromley]


Coal plant on tribal land to near after powering US West

By way of Felicia Fonsca, AP, Nov three, 2019


Oil and Herbal Fuel – the Long run or the Previous?

Tories carry out U-turn and halt fracking after earthquakes

By way of Jane Wharton, Metro, UK, Nov 2, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://metro.co.united kingdom/2019/11/02/tories-perform-u-turn-halt-fracking-earthquakes-11029420/

Go back of King Coal?

Woodhouse Colliery: First UK deep coal mine in a long time to head forward

By way of Team of workers, BBC, Nov 2, 2019


Selection, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

Mojave Barren region photo voltaic plant kills 6,000 birds a 12 months

By way of Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Nov Five, 2019


‘Sensing yet now not Listening to’: Newest from Steven Cooper on Wind Turbine Nuisance (Section 2)

By way of Sherri Lange, Grasp Useful resource, Nov 6, 2019


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The Giga And Terra Rip-off Of Offshore Wind Power

By way of Paul Driessen, WUWT, Nov Four, 2019


A city in Texas went “100% renewables” and costs jumped 20%

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 6, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Identifying which power source energized which electrons can be tough..]

Selection, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Cars

World Gross sales Of Electrical Automobiles “Collapsed” Says New File By way of PricewaterhouseCoopers… -15.7% In China

By way of P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Nov three, 2019


Why Chuck Schumer is totally flawed about electrical vehicles

By way of Mark Turbines New York Submit, Nov Four, 2019


California Dreaming

California Charter

California Legislative knowledge, Accessed Nov Eight, 2019

ARTICLE XII PUBLIC UTILITIES [SECTION 1 – SEC. 9] ( Article 12 added Nov. Five, 1974, via Prop. 12. Res.Ch. 88, 1974. )


Pathway 2045—Edison’s Roadmap to Power Hell (1)

Visitor publish via Rud Istvan, WUWT, Nov Eight, 2019


Hyperlink to Plan: Going Impartial, Pathway 2045

Carbon Neutrality via 2045

By way of Team of workers, Edison Global, November 2019


Hyperlink to White Paper: Pathway 2045: Replace to the Blank Energy and Electrification Pathway


[SEPP Comment: The plan assumes continued economic growth in California. Why not assume economic disintegration with ever higher energy costs and unreliable electricity with prolonged blackouts?]

California wildfires: Local weather exchange using ‘horror and the phobia’ of devastating blazes, say scientists

Fires aren’t new, yet their severity is

By way of Andrew Buncombe, Unbiased, Nov three, 2019

https://www.impartial.co.united kingdom/information/global/americas/california-wildfire-climate-change-evacuation-santa-ana-winds-devil-diablo-a9181886.html

“California has lengthy been acutely aware of the affect of robust scorching and dry breezes referred to as the Santa Ana, or Diablo, winds. Scientists say those winds will also be transferring their sample.”

[SEPP Comment: Cold air from Canada in the Great Basin pushed warm air over the Sierra Mountains leading to strong Santa Ana and Diablo winds. That cold air was caused by carbon dioxide- caused warming?]

Gov Gavin Newsom Struggles To Keep In Regulate As California Is going Darkish, Wildfires Unfold, And Fuel Costs Spike

By way of Chris White, Oct 26, 2019


How Giant-Govt Law Contributed to California’s Wildfires

By way of William Sullivan, American Philosopher, Nov Four, 2019 [H/t John Dunn]


Well being, Power, and Local weather

Debunkers Debunked: Who Truth-Exams The Truth-Checkers?

By way of Alex Berezow, ACSH, Nov Four, 2019


What Will Occur To The Billions Got From Opioid Drug Proceedings?

By way of Wolfgang Vogel, ACSH, Oct 30, 2019


Common Well being Care Makes Politics In poor health

Why would a president or top minister wish to be liable for each unmarried affected person within the nation?

By way of Joseph C. Sternberg, Nov. 7, 2019 Five:57 pm ET


Different Medical Information

Detector for looking darkish subject put in a mile underground

By way of Team of workers Writers, London UK (SPX), Oct 30, 2019


Find out about uncovers magnetic reminiscence of Ecu glass eels

Researchers discover first proof of fish with magnetic reminiscence of water currents

Press Unlock, NSF, Nov 1, 2019


This Week in NASA Historical past: First Release of Saturn V – Nov. Nine, 1967

By way of Lee Mohon, NASA Historical past, Nov 7, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.nasa.gov/facilities/marshall/historical past/this-week-in-nasa-history-first-launch-of-saturn-v-nov-Nine-1967.html

Different Information that Would possibly Be of Passion

Annals Of Presidential Elections, Latin American Version

By way of Francis Menton, Long island Contrarian, Nov 2, 2019


Simulated daylight unearths how 98% of plastics at sea move lacking every 12 months

Find out about explores elimination mechanisms, microbial affects and lifetimes of make a choice microplastics at the ocean floor

Press Unlock, Florida Atlantic College, Nov 7, 2019 [H/t WUWT]



Scientists Say

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov Eight, 2019


[SEPP Comment: Nature objects to IPCC and its followers claiming that snow will disappear.]

The Nice Lakes Local weather Disaster

By way of Paul Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Oct 30, 2019



Maldives Local weather Terror

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov Eight, 2019


“It’s been over a 12 months since mavens drowned the Maldives, and greater than 25 years since they formally ran out of water.”


Apply Michael Crichton’s Rule

The overdue author warned about bending to social power as a substitute of heeding proof.

By way of Andy Kessler, WSJ, Nov three, 2019


TWTW Abstract: Kessler writes:

“‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Westworld,’ from the intense thoughts of Michael Crichton, aren’t actual. However neither are a large number of issues that cross for arguments at the present time. Crichton, who died in 2008, gave a lecture at Caltech in 2003 titled ‘Extraterrestrial beings Reason World Warming.’ In his phrases, it become in regards to the ‘uneasy courting between not easy science and public coverage’ yet I took away much more. Loosen up, this column isn’t about weather exchange.

“His first instance become nuclear wintry weather. In 1975 the Nationwide Academy of Sciences said that even with more than one nuclear detonations, the impact from dirt can be minor. In 1979 Congress’s Workplace of Era Evaluate mentioned the science become poorly understood and it wasn’t conceivable to estimate injury. But via 1982 the Swedish Academy of Sciences speculated that smoke would quilt the Northern Hemisphere, blockading the solar and disabling photosynthesis—nuclear wintry weather.

“Inside of 5 years, famed astronomer Carl ‘Billions and Billions’ Sagan figured a Five,000-megaton nuclear alternate would purpose temperatures to drop beneath freezing for 3 months. After all, there become no empirical be taught to again any of this. However what amazed me become the statement that no person may just take the opposite facet of the argument. Physicist Freeman Dyson mentioned, ‘It’s a completely atrocious piece of science, yet who needs to be accused of being in prefer of nuclear struggle?’ Argument over.

“Similar for secondhand smoke. In 1994 the Environmental Coverage Company discovered that 11 research of the hyperlink between smoke in eating places or workplaces and most cancers weren’t conclusive, yet however categorized secondhand smoke a Staff A carcinogen. The International Well being Group additionally started to warn towards secondhand smoke in spite of inconclusive research of its personal. Since then, be taught after be taught has discovered no statistically important courting between most cancers and being close to indoor smoking. But no person takes the opposite facet of the argument. With the exception of for people who smoke, no person likes the scent of tar and nicotine whilst they’re consuming or operating. Yuck. Nobody, together with me, is in reality for secondhand smoke.

“Crichton noticed: ‘While you abandon strict adherence to what science tells us, when you get started arranging the reality in a press convention, then anything else is conceivable.’ That comes with youth on the United International locations yelling, ‘How dare you.’ It’s knee-jerk research. I name it the Crichton Conundrum: ‘I’m towards it, so those theories will have to be proper—even if the science is in all probability bunk.’ Shallow, yet unfortunately a truth.

“The conundrum is in all places. Take the $15 minimal salary, a so-called dwelling salary—who may well be towards that? The issue is that the other isn’t essentially $Eight or $10 an hour; steadily it’s no task and $zero an hour. Lo and behold, eating places are final in San Francisco.

Or take web neutrality. Nobody needs an un-neutral web, even if that allows cutting edge pricing to assist fund fiber-optic and wi-fi buildouts. In a similar fashion, all of us be ok with ‘herbal’ woodland leadership and now California burns.

“Those arguments are steadily imprecise, even Orwellian—the expressions ‘web neutrality’ and ‘weather exchange’ cover their shallow ideas. However they’re additionally Crichtonesque in the way in which they foreclose any argument from the opposite facet. Should you’re towards meals stamps or youth’s fitness spending, you’re heartless, even if they’re inefficient, useless and rife with fraud. And pleasant sounding No Kid Left In the back of and Not unusual Core? Sorry, math ratings went down.

“Unfastened faculty, day care and hospital treatment? Didn’t Cuba check out that? Unfastened or price-controlled items at all times finally end up like sponsored bread within the Soviet Union. You get much less of it and empty cabinets. The similar is correct of hire management, as California will quickly be told.

“Nobel Prize-winning economist (who may well be towards that?) Joseph Stiglitz ultimate 12 months advised reduction of Puerto Rico’s burdensome debt. Ah, reduction—aside from then Puerto Rico would most certainly now not be capable to borrow once more for a very long time (which applies to pupil loans as smartly). After which there’s social justice. Nobody is for injustice, yet now campus mobs are threatening unfastened speech.

“Many counterarguments are not easy to border. You’ll be able to’t simply argue the other. Crichton reminds us to query the science, the information and the research, and to argue out of doors the field you’re installed. Steadily the solution to maximum coverage questions is ‘Who can pay?’ After all, it’s ‘grasping companies’ or the 1% fats cats, aside from that jobs are created via companies, or funded out of the funding financial savings of the rich, developing new corporations and growth. Are you towards that?

“Why doesn’t any individual make the case totally free markets? As it doesn’t lend itself to simple sound bites: ‘What do you imply thousands and thousands of other people make billions of fee choices on a daily basis that successfully allocates capital?’

The creator concludes with examples of questionable executive laws.

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