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The Week That Was once: 2020-02-08 (February Eight, 2020)

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

The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge

Quote of the Week: Judges should be extra leaned than witty, extra reverent than believable, and extra recommended than assured. Above all issues, integrity is their portion and correct distinctive feature.” – Francis 1st Baron Verulam

Choice of the Week: Exceeds in Six of Seven Classes.


THIS WEEK:

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

Increasing the Orthodoxy: Writing a submit on Challenge Syndicate, Johan Rockström, Lars Heikensten, and Marcia McNutt introduced:

“…the Nobel Basis is web hosting its first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, with the theme ‘Our Planet, Our Long term,’ in Washington, DC, from April 29 to Might 1. The summit – supported by way of the USA Nationwide Academy of Sciences, the Potsdam Institute for Local weather Have an effect on Analysis, and the Stockholm Resilience Centre/Beijer Institute – will convey in combination greater than 20 Nobel laureates and different consultants from all over the world to discover the query: What will also be accomplished on this decade to place the sector on a trail to a extra sustainable, extra wealthy destiny for all of humanity?”

Johan Rockström is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Local weather Have an effect on Analysis (PIK), recognized for excessive perspectives at the risks of carbon dioxide and weather replace. Lars Heikensten is Government Director of the Nobel Basis. And Marcia McNutt is President of the USA Nationwide Academy of Sciences (NAS). Ms. McNutt got here from the American Affiliation for the Development of Science (AAAS), a extremely politicized group that ignores the medical manner as described by way of Richard Feynman, mentioned in final week’s TWTW.

In 1990, the as soon as premier e-newsletter of AAAS, Science Magazine, revealed the ground-breaking paintings of Roy Spencer and John Christy on utilizing records accrued by way of satellites to calculate temperature traits. Within the mid-1990s it turned into transparent that the ambience changed into no longer warming in an alarming method, even after small mistakes in orbital replace had been corrected. Then Science Magazine instituted a coverage of no longer publishing examine that contradicted claims that carbon dioxide (CO2) would motive unhealthy world warming. Possibly the billions of greenbacks that started to float from Washington to universities all the way through the Clinton/Gore Management performed a task on this determination, yet one would hope no longer.

Nevertheless within the mid-1990s one can see a pointy divergence between what items forecast / task / expect and what’s if truth be told going on within the surroundings. This divergence continues after twenty-five years, indicating that US weather modelers don’t adhere to the medical manner of trying out the result of their items opposed to all bodily proof.

Additional, when McNutt changed into an editor of Science Magazine. it revealed a fawning evaluate of “Traders of Doubt, a e book by way of Oreskes and Conway that accused 4 outstanding US scientists of distorting examine so as to in my opinion benefit with bills from more than a few agencies, in particular tobacco agencies. However the e book produced no proof of such bribery. As a substitute, it implied the proof will also be discovered within the footnoted references. The proof does no longer exist.

Science Magazine. promptly rejected a rebuttal by way of SEPP Chairman emeritus, S. Fred Singer, the one surviving one of the most 4 accused, mentioning there changed into no room to submit his quick rebuttal.

Thereby, Science Magazine. confirmed this is a chief within the politicization of American science following the well-established follow in politics – accusations depend, no proof wanted.

One can not be expecting a lot yet greater than propaganda from the Nobel Prize Summit. However we will be able to hope that the political theme of “no proof wanted” won’t elevate on within the awarding of the Nobel Prizes within the bodily sciences. See hyperlinks below Increasing the Orthodoxy.

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Existence Begets Existence: Writing on his web page, Roy Spencer brings up an enchanting idea:

“Perhaps in terms of photosynthesis, extra lifestyles begets nonetheless extra lifestyles, resulting in a slowly expanding skill of the biosphere to take away extra CO2 from the ambience.”

Spencer had an error in his preliminary calculations about what’s integrated inside the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) estimates of destiny CO2 concentrations known as Consultant Focus Pathways (RCPs). As proven under, Spencer temporarily posted his corrections.

However the query he asks must be explored. Is it conceivable that human emissions of CO2 won’t sooner or later double CO2 focus within the surroundings as a result of expanding photosynthesis will save you a doubling of CO2? The rise in photosynthesis is clear in 30 plus years of footage appearing a greening of the earth.

The idea that of lifestyles begetting lifestyles with expanding CO2 isn’t like the pessimistic idea of inhabitants development expressed by way of Thomas Malthus that inhabitants development will at all times outrun financial development, in particular for agriculture, leading to subsistence dwelling for many people. In keeping with Malthus, inhabitants will increase in geometric development, whilst the method of subsistence will building up in handiest an mathematics development. Or put another way, meals manufacturing will building up at a continuing (or perchance reducing charge) whilst inhabitants, except checked by way of deaths, will building up at an expanding charge. The Malthus idea pervades in present global pondering such because the “Limits of Enlargement.”

Expressed when it comes to photosynthesis, Spencer’s idea is that with human CO2 emissions, photosynthesis will building up at an expanding charge, hanging a restrict on human capacity of accelerating CO2 focus within the surroundings by way of burning fossil fuels. As expressed in earlier TWTWs, laboratory experiments display that with expanding CO2, temperature building up happens at a diminishing charge. Spencer’s idea puts an extra cap at the skill of human emissions of CO2 to extend temperatures.

Additionally, there may be vital bodily proof of accelerating photosynthesis lowering carbon dioxide. All over the early formation of earth’s surroundings together with oxygen, nice bursts in photosynthesis by way of micro-organisms corresponding to cyanobacteria ate up CO2 and produced oxygen, a part of which shaped iron oxides. Later, the ambience changed into dramatically remodeled from CO2 being an ample gasoline and oxygen a hint gasoline to CO2 being a hint gasoline and oxygen an ample one. The outstanding transformation took place as multicellular lifestyles emerged.

Spencer’s idea is believed frightening and must be explored by way of the ones organizations claiming to analyze weather replace, yet it’s unsure it is going to be. See hyperlinks below Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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Tampering with Floor Knowledge: Annually we concentrate to claims that X changed into the freshest day / month / 12 months ever. Writing on his web page, ICECAP, meteorologist Joseph D’Aleo explains why we merely have no idea whether or not such claims are true. He states:

“Temperatures over oceans, which coated 71% of the globe, had been measured alongside transport routes principally within the Northern Hemisphere unevenly and with various size strategies. In spite of those shortcomings and the truth that completely no credible grid point temperature records existed over the length from 1880 to 2000 within the Southern Hemisphere’s oceans (overlaying 80.nine% of the Southern Hemisphere), world common floor temperature records estimation and e-newsletter by way of NOAA and NASA started within the early 1990s.

“Let’s say the issue, on January 16, 2020, the WSJ revealed a lead article by way of Robert Lee Hotz mentioning: ‘NASA, NOAA ranked 2019 because the second-hottest 12 months in monitoring records to 1880. The sector skilled near-record world temperatures in 2019, federal weather scientists stated. —.’ This declare changed into made although completely no credible temperature records exists over this era for greater than 40% of the planet

“After 2000, there have been diving buoys. But if the most productive generation designed particularly for the aim, the ARGO buoys, disillusioned by way of appearing no upward pattern, the knowledge from the buoys changed into ‘adjusted.’ John Bates, records high quality officer with NOAA admitted ‘They’d just right records from buoys…and ‘corrected’ it by way of utilizing the dangerous records from ships. You by no means replace just right records to accept as true with dangerous, yet that’s what they did – so that you can make it glance as though the ocean changed into hotter.’ He retired after that fluctuate changed into made.

[Has graph showing the significant adjustments yielding a warming trend, after adjustments.]

That changed into simply the most recent instance of knowledge manipulation. To start with, this world records had a cyclical trend very similar to in the past reported Northern Hemisphere records (top within the 1930s and 40s, low within the 70s). Then, as time advanced, the former formally reported GAST records historical past changed into changed, putting off the cycle and making a an increasing number of strongly upward sloping linear pattern in every freshly reported ancient records set.

Tony Heller posted further graphics appearing how records changed into modified which he titled the Superbowl Of Knowledge Tampering.

Jennifer Marohasy displays that the similar has took place in Australia. She writes:

“It isn’t disputed that Blair Trewin below the supervision of David Jones (each operating on the Australian Bureau of Meteorology) transform all of the ancient temperature records producing traits and statistics that glance relatively other from the real measurements.”

It’s transparent the entities of NOAA, NASA and Australian BOM don’t follow rigorous adherence to the medical manner as described by way of Richard Feynman and advocated by way of different bodily scientists. See hyperlinks below Difficult the Orthodoxy and Dimension Problems – Floor

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Making ready for Glasgow: Because the Paris Settlement in 2015, each Convention of Events (COP) to the UN Framework Conference for Local weather Exchange has been deemed a failure by way of the ones advocating adherence to UN warnings of unhealthy CO2-caused weather replace (world warming). Bodily proof that CO2 is inflicting unhealthy warming is exceedingly skinny. A lot of it’s been tampered with, as proven straight away above. However that doesn’t give up those that want a world authorities from attempting, corresponding to the hassle by way of executives of PIK, Nobel Basis, and NAS mentioned above.

COP-26 is being hosted by way of the United Kingdom authorities and shall be situated in Glasgow. That is bringing its personal set of issues, amongst them that the United Kingdom simply withdrew from the Eu Union, growing warfare between the United Kingdom and the EU, in addition to political warfare inside the United Kingdom. Paul Homewood brings consideration to a brand new document by way of the United Kingdom Local weather Coalition claiming better risks from floods because of weather replace. It states within the foreword:

“As this document displays so graphically, the effects of weather replace corresponding to greater flood possibility are already having devastating results on other folks and companies.

“Adapting to the inevitable adjustments in our weather is important, and we’re taking tough motion to enhance the resilience of our other folks, financial system and surroundings, together with by way of making an investment £2.6 billion over six years to raised offer protection to our communities from flooding and erosion.

“Tackling weather replace and the impression on the environment is each a countrywide and global precedence. The United Kingdom is already main the best way by way of handing over on our world-leading goal of web 0 greenhouse gasoline emissions by way of 2050. We will be able to ask our companions to compare the United Kingdom’s. [whatever that means.]

Surely, many extra such studies will seem in the United Kingdom over this 12 months. After presenting contradicting records Homewood concludes:

“The concept reducing UK emissions will make Britain’s climate higher belongs within the kindergarten, and no longer actual science.”

See hyperlinks below After Paris! Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up, and Issues within the Orthodoxy

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T-Blouse Climate: Out of doors the Antarctic Circle, 66.Five levels S, the Esperanza Base (63 levels 24 min S) is one among handiest two civilian settlements in Antarctica. In-built 1953 by way of Argentina, it’s at the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula and has a inhabitants of about 55. [The other civilian base is also on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, Villa Las Estrellas (62 degrees 12 minutes S). It was built by Chile and has a winter population of 80.] In January and February, the day by day imply temperature of Esperanza is above freezing. In keeping with preliminary studies, Esperanza reached 18.Three levels Celsius (65 Fahrenheit) on February 7, nearly a complete level above the former top set 5 years in the past. After all, representatives of Greenpeace discovered the scoop “surprising.”

Given its remoted place, matter to winds and ocean currents, extrapolating temperature records from Esperanza to the Antarctic land mass is inconsiderate. However it appears that’s what the Global Meteorological Group (WMO, a dad or mum group of the IPCC) is doing. It claims Antarctica is one of the fastest-warming areas in the world. But, it has no thermometers overlaying the principle a part of the inland land mass. See hyperlinks below Protecting the Orthodoxy.

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Converting Seas: The worry of sea point upward push hit the scoop once more. Undoubtedly, floor subsidence is an issue in lots of spaces alongside the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The place this is a serious problem, corresponding to within the Norfolk-Newport Information space, efforts to attenuate floor water extraction by way of utilizing desalination must be undertaken. It appears, such cheap possible choices for contemporary water are being disregarded.

Taking a look on the North American Continent, tidal gages alongside lots of the Gulf of Alaska, and Churchill, Canada, at the Hudson Bay, display sea ranges are losing by way of no less than nine mm/year. or Three toes/century. That is doubtless rebound from the final Ice Age or for the Gulf of Alaska the Pacific plat slipping north and subducting, thereby elevating the land. There this is little to be feared from the Hudson Bay or the Gulf of Alaska draining empty in the following couple of years. The worry of sea point upward push in large part stems from the illogical class of “Hasty Generalization.” See hyperlinks below Converting Seas and https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends.html?stnid=970-141]

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Additions and Corrections: Remaining week, TWTW mentioned shipment cult science from a lecture on medical integrity by way of Richard Feynman. Geologist Clifford Ollier mentioned Feynman didn’t absolutely perceive the shipment cult. He wrote:

“I’ve lived and labored in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for years, so I believe I’ve a greater thought. My first journeys had been within the 1960s, when the folk had been extra primitive than now.

“They had been amazed by way of many stuff, like bicycles and aeroplanes, yet I’ll get started with simply tinned meat. How are you able to in finding the fabric that the can is made from? How are you able to carve it so skinny? And the way do you get the beef at the inside of? No, they should be made in heaven. Who lives in heaven? Our Ancestors. Who’re they sending the shipment to? Us. However who has the shipment? Whitey!

So, the elemental trust is that the whites are intercepting the shipment that changed into despatched to them. They went to nice lengths to learn the way. The aeroplane tale is of an try to intercept the shipment for themselves.

“It’s nearly unattainable to place the tale into viewpoint, but if the College of PNG changed into arrange the Vice Chancellor (a person with nice revel in of the rustic) defined to the early group (a few 1/3 every from England, Australia and New Zealand) that they must remember the fact that for many PNG natives the primary time they noticed a wheel it changed into on an aeroplane.”

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Choice of the Week: Exceeds Requirements in Six of Seven Classes. A questionable be taught claiming one-third of American citizens skilled deficient air high quality because of pollutants triggered efforts to search out the root for the declare. The summary of a paper in Nature, Local weather Exchange mentioned:

“New analyses in line with Earth gadget modelling display that lowering ozone from the calories, business and transportation sectors may possibly mitigate weather replace by way of improving the facility of plants to take away carbon dioxide from the ambience via photosynthesis.”

The item mentioned:

“That 12 months, [apparently 2018] 108 million American citizens lived in spaces the place ground-level ozone or particulate pollutants changed into above the extent that the Environmental Coverage Company says gifts ‘little to no possibility,’ in step with a document from the Atmosphere The us Analysis and Coverage Middle.”

However TWTW changed into not able to search out proof substantiating the claims past a press launch utilizing EPA numbers. Since CO2 is known as a pollutant by way of the EPA, it’s unexpected any American citizens revel in appropriate air high quality.

Alternatively, a evaluate of the most recent air high quality records on class pollution, together with PM 2.Five, published that for 6 of the seven class pollution the herbal common has been under the nationwide same old for years. Those class pollution come with carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, PM 10, PM 2.Five, and sulfur dioxide. and that during 2018 the USA common ozone simply reached the nationwide same old in line with 196 websites. The lower from 1980 to 2018 changed into 31%. In different phrases, the advance in air high quality is exceeding requirements set many years in the past. https://www.epa.gov/air-trends/ozone-trends#oznat

It seems that there aren’t any typically known records substantiating the claims in Nature, Local weather Exchange and different articles. Not like with NOAA and NASA, to the information of TWTW no person has produced proof that EPA is tampering with the knowledge. See hyperlinks below Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Yellow (Inexperienced) Journalism?

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Remark: Is the Solar Emerging?

A Sun Science Timeline – sunspots, cycles, and photo voltaic wind

Via Anthony Watts, WUWT, Feb Five, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/05/a-solar-science-timeline-sunspots-cycles-and-solar-wind/

Censorship

The Battle-Again Starts: Training Minister Provides British Universities Ultimate Caution On Loose Speech

Via Workforce, The Instances, By means of GWPF, Feb 7, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/the-fight-back-begins-education-minister-gives-british-universities-final-warning-on-free-speech/

Fraser Nelson: The British Public Are Combating Again In opposition to The Virtual Mob

Via Fraser Nelson, The Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb 2, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/fraser-nelson-the-british-public-are-fighting-back-against-the-digital-mob/

Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Bodily Science

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

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

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

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Organic Affects

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/climate-change-reconsidered-ii-biological-impacts/

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

Local weather Exchange Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

Via More than one Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental World Panel on Local weather Exchange, April 2019

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

Obtain with out a rate:

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

Why Scientists Disagree About International Warming

The NIPCC Document at the Clinical Consensus

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/

Obtain with out a rate:

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

Nature, Now not Human Task, Regulations the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008

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

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

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

https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/paperwork/publications/SeaLevelRiseCCRII.pdf

Difficult the Orthodoxy

At the deadly flaw of weather alarmism

Via Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP, Feb Four, 2020

http://icecap.us/index.php/cross/joes-blog/addendum_to_our_research_report_on_validity_of_gast_and_the_endangerment_fi/

The Superbowl Of Knowledge Tampering

Via Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Feb Three, 2020

https://realclimatescience.com/2020/02/the-superbowl-of-data-tampering/

Will Humanity Ever Succeed in 2XCO2? Perhaps Now not

Via Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Feb 1, 2020

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2020/02/will-humanity-ever-reach-2xco2-possibly-not/

Corrected RCP Situation Elimination Fractions

Via Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Feb 6, 2020

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2020/02/corrected-rcp-scenario-removal-fractions/

CLINTEL Manifesto blasts weather scaremongering

Via David Wojick, CFACT, Jan 29, 2020

https://www.cfact.org/2020/01/29/clintel-manifesto-blasts-climate-scaremongering/?mc_cid=e4538cbe5a&mc_eid=c05ff9c6f9

2020 State Of The Local weather Document

Via Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Feb 6, 2020

https://realclimatescience.com/2020/02/2020-state-of-the-climate-report/

In video: https://realclimatescience.com/2020/02/state-of-the-climate-address/

[SEPP Comment: A history of false predictions.]

Local weather Science Was once Corrupted, Says Award Successful Local weather Scientist

Via Timothy Ball, H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute, Feb 6, 2020

https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/information/climate-science-was-corrupted-says-award-winning-climate-scientist

Protecting the Orthodoxy

It’s T-Blouse Climate in Antarctica as Temperature Breaks Document

Via Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg, Feb 7, 2020 [H/t Bill Balgord]

https://www.msn.com/en-us/information/different/its-t-shirt-weather-in-antarctica-as-temperature-breaks-record/ar-BBZL2NO

Research: Why coal use should plummet this decade to preserve world warming under 1.5C

Via Simon Evans, Carbon Transient, Feb 6, 2020

https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-why-coal-use-must-plummet-this-decade-to-keep-global-warming-below-1-5c?utm_campaign=RevueCBWeeklyBriefing&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_source=Revue%20e-newsletter

“The following 10 years are the most important for tackling weather replace, with common popularity that CO2 emissions should fall 45% by way of 2030 to preserve world warming under 1.5C.”

“Both motion to take on emissions from fossil-fuel burning should be abruptly stepped up, or the worldwide group should settle for warming past the degrees deemed unhealthy within the Paris Settlement – as followed by way of consensus amongst greater than 190 international locations in 2015.”

Wondering the Orthodoxy

New Find out about: Greenland Was once ‘Four–Five °C Hotter Than Nowadays’ ~9000 Years In the past…When The Arctic Was once Just about Sea-Ice Loose

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Feb 6, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/06/new-study-greenland-was-Four-Five-c-warmer-than-today-9000-years-ago-when-the-arctic-was-nearly-sea-ice-free/

Hyperlink to paper: Holocene adjustments in sea-ice duvet and polynya formation alongside the jap North Greenland shelf: New insights from biomarker information

Via Nicole Syring, et al. Quaternary Science Critiques, Mar 1, 2020

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119304238

[SEPP Comment: Hesitate generalizing for all of Greenland.]

New paper says Baffin Bay polar bears could have been suffering from much less summer time sea ice

Via Susan Crockford, Polar Undergo Science, Feb Five, 2020

https://polarbearscience.com/2020/02/05/new-paper-says-baffin-bay-polar-bears-may-have-been-affected-by-less-summer-sea-ice/

Hyperlink to paper: Interrelated ecological affects of weather replace on an apex predator

Via Kristin Laidre, et al., Ecological Programs, 2020

https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/eap.2071

Crockford states: “In different phrases, as a result of no different issue but even so sea ice duvet changed into regarded as on this be taught, no definitive conclusions will also be drawn from the result of the be taught. Correlation of frame situation and clutter dimension declines with sea ice decline does no longer end up that sea ice decline is the reason for the ones declines. It’s simply been made to appear that approach, which changed into it appears appropriate to the magazine that revealed the paper.” [Emphasis in original]

Longest-Ever S. Hemisphere Tree-Ring Reconstruction Unearths The 1700s-1800s Had been Hotter Than Nowadays

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, Feb Three, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/03/longest-ever-s-hemisphere-tree-ring-reconstruction-finds-the-1700s-1800s-were-warmer-than-today/

Hyperlink to paper: +A 5680-year tree-ring temperature checklist for southern South The us

Via A. Lara, et al., Quaternary Science Critiques, Jan 15, 2020

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379119306924

“Contemporary warming isn’t remarkable within the context of the final 5 millennia in SSA.”

International Fossil Gasoline Emissions Up Zero.6% In 2019

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb 6, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/06/global-fossil-fuel-emissions-up-Zero-6-in-2019/

“[Note that this article was written in December 2019]”

“For the reason that world carbon dioxide emissions at the moment are 14% larger than when the abortive Copenhagen summit changed into held in 2009, and after we had been instructed we had ten years to avoid wasting the planet, the extraordinary part a % replace up or down is completely inappropriate.

“And the reason being completely transparent – the sector wishes fossil fuels, for the straightforward explanation why that not anything else can exchange them.”

Local weather doomsayers preserve placing sell-by dates on their credibility

Via Toby Younger, Spectator, UK, Feb 1, 2020

https://www.spectator.co.united kingdom/2020/02/climate-doomsayers-keep-putting-sell-by-dates-on-their-credibility/

International Warming’s 50 Years of Fraud

Via Jack Hellner, American Philosopher, Feb 7, 2020

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/02/global_warmings_50_years_of_fraud.html

[SEPP Comment: More false predictions.]

Dry, sizzling summers may possibly grow to be ‘regular’ in Scotland-Or perhaps no longer!

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Four, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/04/dry-hot-summers-could-become-common-in-scotland-or-maybe-not/

“The most recent junk science courtesy of the Met Place of job and BBC:”

After Paris!

Poisoned Chalice: Inexperienced Tories Decline Invitation To Chair Poisonous UN Local weather Convention

Via Workforce, The Instances, By means of GWPF, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/poisoned-chalice-green-tories-decline-invitation-to-chair-toxic-un-climate-conference/

Local weather replace summit leader Claire Perry O’Neill sacked by way of Boris Johnson

Via Workforce, MSN, Feb 1, 2020

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/information/uknews/climate-change-summit-chief-claire-perry-oneill-sacked-by-boris-johnson/ar-BBZxfxz?ocid=st

Local weather Battle In opposition to Boris: Sacked Local weather Summit Leader Might Sue UK Executive

Via Workforce, The Instances, By means of GWPF, Feb 2, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/climate-war-against-boris-sacked-climate-summit-chief-may-sue-uk-government/

“Allies stated she turned into pissed off that the COP26 unit had failed to provide a correct plan for the summit and that the estimated prices had almost doubled from £250m to £450m on account of deficient estimates by way of different departments.”

Exchange in US Administrations

Secret Science Below Assault — Section Three

Via Kip Hansen, WUWT, Feb 2, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/02/secret-science-under-attack-part-Three/

Hyperlink to proposed rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science

A Proposed Rule by way of the Environmental Coverage Company on 04/30/2018

https://www.epa.gov/osa/strengthening-transparency-regulatory-science

Trump credit financial development to environmental rollbacks

Via Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, Feb Four, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/481542-trump-credits-economic-progress-to-environmental-rollbacks

Trump management finalizes plans to shrink Bears Ears, Grand Staircase monuments

Via Rachel Frazen, The Hill, Feb 6, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/481826-trump-administration-finalizes-plans-for-bears-ears-grand-staircase

BLM management expanded oil drilling in Colorado over native group objections

Via Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, Feb 6, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/481850-blm-leadership-expanded-oil-drilling-in-colorado-over-local-staff

Issues within the Orthodoxy

Coercing China on weather replace?

Via Derek Scissors, AEIdeas, Feb Five, 2020

https://www.aei.org/foreign-and-defense-policy/asia/coercing-china-on-climate-change/

Global misses symbolic February closing date to ratchet up weather motion earlier than Cop26

The 2015 Paris Settlement seeks to boost world ambition each 5 years. However handiest 3 international locations have issued upgraded weather plans 9 months earlier than Cop26 in Glasgow

Via Alister Doyle, Local weather House Information, Feb 7, 2020 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/02/07/world-misses-symbolic-february-deadline-ratchet-climate-action-cop26/

“Of virtually 200 governments, handiest the Marshall Islands, Suriname and Norway, which issued a brand new plan on 7 February, have equipped new NDCs to rein of their greenhouse gasoline emissions and adapt their economies to ever extra heatwaves, droughts, extra tough storms and emerging sea ranges.”

In the hunt for a Commonplace Flooring

Breaking down the decade of weather replace in 7 charts

Via Anthony Watts, WUWT, Feb Eight, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/08/breaking-down-the-last-decade-of-climate-change-in-7-charts/

David Simon on Local weather Alarmism (Julian Simon lives!)

Via Robert Bradley Jr. Grasp Useful resource, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.masterresource.org/simon-julian/julian-simon-an-appreciation/

Science, Coverage, and Proof

Prevent utilizing insufficient weather items for coverage making

Via David Wojick, C-FACT, Feb Five, 2020

https://www.cfact.org/2020/02/05/stop-using-inadequate-climate-models-for-policy-making/

The us Wishes a Complete Power Technique

Via Jakob Puckett, Actual Transparent Power, Feb 6, 2020

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2020/02/06/america_needs_a_comprehensive_energy_strategy_483649.html

[SEPP Comment: The US had one in the 1970s when coal was the miracle fuel to replace oil and gas.]

An Instructional Principle Have compatibility for Burning

Via Neil Burrows and Rick Sneeuwjagt, Quadrant, Feb Four, 2020

https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed-planet/2020/02/an-academic-theory-fit-for-burning/

“Gasoline aid burning isn’t designed to ‘give up wildfires’. The aim is to lead them to more straightforward, more secure and less expensive to management.”

Caption below aerial picture: “At the left, inexperienced wooded area that escaped the flames. At the proper, blackened destruction of a heavy-fuel inferno. And within the centre, a fuel-reduced strip the place the hearth merely ran out of puff.”

Australian bushfire season 2019-2020 – Severity, causes and conclusions

Via Pasi Autio, WUWT, Feb Three, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/03/australian-bushfire-season-2019-2020-severity-reasons-and-conclusions/

Why didn’t Tilligerry burn?

Via John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Feb Five, 2020

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2020/02/05/why-didnt-tilligerry-burn/

On social media, debate rages on bushfires’ motive

Local weather replace, arson blamed

Via Rod McGuirk, AP, Feb 1, 2020 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.arkansasonline.com/information/2020/feb/01/on-social-media-debate-rages-on-bushfir/

The Executive’s Hybrid Automobile Fiasco Displays The United Kingdom Is Nowhere Close to A Coherent Environmental Coverage

Via Emma Revell, The Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb 7, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/the-governments-hybrid-car-fiasco-shows-the-uk-is-nowhere-near-a-coherent-environmental-policy/

Assessment of Contemporary Clinical Articles by way of CO2 Science

5 Many years of Critical Typhoon and Hail Days within the Tibetan Plateau

Zou, T., Zhang, Q., Li, W. and Li, J. 2018. Responses of hail and typhoon days to weather replace within the Tibetan Plateau. Geophysical Analysis Letters 45: 4485-4493. Feb Five. 2020

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V23/feb/a2.php

A Contemporary Research of Ecosystem Water Use Potency [WUE] Tendencies in an Outdated-growth Woodland

Jiang, Y., Nonetheless, C.J., Rastogi, B., Web page, G.F.M., Wharton, S., Meinzer, F.C., Voelker, S. and Kim, J.B. 2019. Tendencies and controls on water-use potency of an old-growth coniferous wooded area within the Pacific Northwest. Environmental Analysis Letters 14: 074029. Feb Three, 2020

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V23/feb/a1.php

“In gentle of the above findings, it’s anticipated that emerging atmospheric CO2 concentrations within the years and many years forward will proceed to exert a certain affect at the ecosystem WUE of this old-growth wooded area. And this expanding affect of atmospheric CO2 may perhaps properly more and more offset and overpower the ones influences that act to scale back WUE, corresponding to drought or low soil moisture.”

Fashions v. Observations

Financial impression of calories intake replace brought about by way of world warming

Via Peter Lang and Ken Gregory, Local weather And many others. Feb Eight, 2020

https://judithcurry.com/2020/02/08/economic-impact-of-energy-consumption-change-caused-by-global-warming/#more-25699

“We suggest that the FUND calories impression purposes be changed and recalibrated opposed to absolute best to be had empirical records. Additional, we propose that the validity of the non-energy impression purposes be examined.”

Dimension Problems — Floor

Cooling the Previous: Made Simple for Paul Barry

Via Jennifer Marohasy, Her Weblog, Feb 6, 2020

https://jennifermarohasy.com/2020/02/cooling-the-past-made-easy-for-paul-barry/

Dimension Problems — Surroundings

UAH International Temperature Replace for January 2020: +Zero.56 deg. C

Via Roy Spencer, His Weblog, Feb Five, 2020

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2020/02/uah-global-temperature-update-for-january-2020-Zero-56-deg-c/

Hyperlink to: January 2020 International Temperature Document, Decrease Troposphere

Via Workforce Earth Gadget Science Middle, College of Alabama in Huntsville

Map https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2020/january2020/202001_Map.png

Graph https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2020/january2020/202001_bar.png

[SEPP Comment: The claimed, calculated surface warming of Antarctica does not appear in atmospheric measurements.]

Dimension Problems — Tropics

Typhoon consultants must glance to the water, no longer the wind for correct predictions, new be taught says

Via Joe Mario Pedersen, phys.org, Jan 29, 2020 [H/t Bernie Kepshire]

https://phys.org/information/2020-01-hurricane-experts-accurate.html

Converting Climate

On common bushfires burn a great 50 million ha annually in Australia

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Feb Four, 2020

http://joannenova.com.au/2020/02/on-average-bushfires-burn-an-amazing-50000-ha-every-year-in-australia/

On cue — after droughts and fires, then come the floods

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Feb 7, 2020

http://joannenova.com.au/2020/02/on-cue-after-droughts-and-fires-then-come-the-floods/

Wonderful Murk, Very Rainy at the Cascade Slopes, and an Strange Atmospheric River

Via Cliff Mass, Climate Weblog, Feb 6, 2020

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2020/02/amazing-murk-very-wet-on-cascade-slopes.html

Converting Seas

International ocean flow is accelerating from the outside to the abyss

Via Workforce Writers, Washington DC (SPX), Feb 07, 2020

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Global_ocean_circulation_is_accelerating_from_the_surface_to_the_abyss_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Deep-reaching acceleration of world imply ocean flow over the last twenty years

Via Shijian Hu, et al. Science Advances, Feb Five, 2020

https://advances.sciencemag.org/content material/6/6/eaax7727

From the summary: “Even though perchance influenced by way of wind adjustments related to the onset of a detrimental Pacific decadal oscillation for the reason that overdue 1990s, the new acceleration is some distance greater than that related to herbal variability, suggesting that it’s basically a part of a long-term pattern.”

[SEPP Comment: The IPCC used to insist that at least thirty years of data are needed.]

Declare: Local weather Exchange is Dashing Up International Ocean Currents

Via Eric Worrall, WUWT, Feb Eight, 2020 [H/t Bernie Kepshire]

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/08/claim-climate-change-is-speeding-up-global-ocean-currents/

[SEPP Comment: See link immediately above!]

Sea Stage Rose at Virtually All of US Coasts in 2019

Via Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax, Feb Three, 2020 [By Bill Balgord]

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/sea-level-ice-melt/2020/02/03/identity/952507/

[SEPP Remark: Hasty generalization! Why had been some coasts excluded, are they no longer at the ocean? At maximum tidal gages in Alaska sea ranges are losing by way of no less than nine mm/year or Three toes/century. https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends.html?stnid=970-141]

Sea-level Variation in Hudson Bay, Canada, from Tide-Gauge Knowledge

Via William Gough and Carol Robinson, Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Analysis, Might 2, 2018

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15230430.2000.12003371

From summary: Lengthy-term adjustments, in particular an building up within the charge of sea-level drop from 1970 to 1985, isn’t doubtless the results of adjustments in native discharge, yet is perchance the results of thermal contraction of the sector ocean because of momentary cooling from 1960 to 1975. We speculate that adjustments in atmospheric prerequisites associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation since 1970 might also impact sea-level adjustments in Hudson Bay.

Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

1901: Scientists Assume Smash-Off Of Antarctic Icebergs Due To Volcanic Task

Via Workforce, GWPF, Feb 1, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/1901-scientists-think-break-off-of-antarctic-icebergs-due-to-volcanic-activity/

“There should plainly be a drive enough to wreck off the icebergs, which might be slowly forming on shore, and to do it at abnormal classes, separated by way of a few years. This type of drive turns out to live within the volcanoes of the Antarctic Continent, after they burst forth in eruption and earthquake, and so shake the foreshores that the icebergs are damaged off from the glaciers, and set adrift to glide we all know no longer the place.”

Arctic Ice Soften Is Converting Ocean Currents

Via Workforce Writers, Pasadena CA (JPL), Feb 07, 2020

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Arctic_Ice_Melt_Is_Changing_Ocean_Currents_999.html

The usage of 12 years of satellite tv for pc records, scientists have measured how this round present, known as the Beaufort Gyre, has precariously balanced an inflow of extraordinary quantities of chilly, contemporary water – a metamorphosis that might adjust the currents within the Atlantic Ocean and funky the weather of Western Europe.” [Boldface added]

[SEPP Comment: Similar scientists ignore 40 years of satellite temperature data!]

The Insignificance of Greenland’s Ice Mass Loss in 5 Simple Charts…

Via David Middleton, WUWT, Feb Five, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/05/the-irrelevance-of-greenlands-ice-mass-loss-in-five-easy-charts/

Hyperlink to Exhuming the Glacier Woman

Via Alan bellows, Might 21, 2006

https://www.damninteresting.com/exhuming-the-glacier-girl/

“The 2 males discovered that within the forty-six years for the reason that planes had crash-landed, an astonishing 268 toes of ice had accrued over them, they usually have been carried 3 miles by way of the drifting glacier.”

Decreasing Requirements

The Tip of a JCU’s Junk Science Iceberg

Via Walter Starck, Quadrant, Feb Five, 2020

https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed-planet/2020/02/the-tip-of-a-jcus-junk-science-iceberg/

“Being adept at acquiring grants has grow to be a extremely professional and important skill, too treasured to waste time on precise examine.

Swedish Lawmakers Nominate Local weather Activist Greta Thunberg For A Nobel Peace Prize

Via Chris White, Day by day Caller, Feb Three, 2020

https://dailycaller.com/2020/02/03/greta-thunberg-nobel-peace-prize/

Even Privatisation Might Come Too Overdue To Save An Increasingly more Inappropriate BBC

Via Allister Heath, The Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb 6, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/even-privatisation-may-come-too-late-to-save-an-increasingly-irrelevant-bbc/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Yellow (Inexperienced) Journalism?

One-third of American citizens skilled deficient air high quality because of pollutants in 2018: be taught

Via Rachel Frazin, The Hill, Jan 28, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/480141-one-third-experienced-poor-air-quality-due-to-pollution-in-2018

Hyperlink to paper: Cleaner air is a win–win

Via Benjamin S. Felzer, Nature Local weather Exchange Jan 27, 2020

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0685-Four

Aussie ABC: “Are economists globally understating or overstating the price of weather replace?”

Via Eric Worrall, WUWT, Feb Five, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/05/aussie-abc-are-economists-globally-understating-or-overstating-the-cost-of-climate-change/

German “Leftist” Newshounds Move Undercover – Infiltrate, Set Up Heartland Institute’s James Taylor

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Feb 7, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/07/german-leftist-journalists-go-undercover-infiltrate-set-up-heartland-institute/

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

How the sea is gnawing away at glaciers

Via Workforce Writers, Bremerhaven, Germany (SPX), Feb 04, 2020

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/How_the_ocean_is_gnawing_away_at_glaciers_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Bathymetry constrains ocean warmth delivery to Greenland’s greatest glacier tongue

Via Janin Schaffer, Nature Geoscience, Feb Three, 2020

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-019-0529-x

“Summary: Mass loss from the Greenland ice sheet has greater over the last twenty years, these days accounting for 25% of world sea-level upward push. That is because of greater floor soften pushed by way of atmospheric warming and the retreat and acceleration of marine-terminating glaciers pressured by way of oceanic warmth delivery. We use ship-based profiles, bathymetric records and moored time collection from 2016 to 2017 of temperature, salinity and water speed accrued in entrance of the floating tongue of the 79 North Glacier in Northeast Greenland.” [Boldface added]

[SEPP Comment: Using a two-year time series to draw great conclusions? Very little of the Greenland ice is involved in a glacial tongue!]

Let’s Now not Hype the Impact of Local weather at the Economic system

Via David Bahnsen, Nationwide Assessment, Jan 14, 2020

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/01/lets-not-hype-the-effect-of-climate-on-the-economy/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

UK Going through Heightened Flood Dangers, Claims New Document

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb 7, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/07/uk-facing-heightened-flood-risks-claims-new-junk-science-report/#more-43354

Hyperlink to document: House Truths: How weather replace is impacting UK houses

Via Workforce, The Local weather Coalition,

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.recordsdata.wordpress.com/2020/02/4b828-hometruths-reportembargoeduntil2230040220.pdf

The primary doubtlessly invasive species to succeed in the Antarctica on drifting marine algae

Via Workforce Writers, Barcelona, Spain (SPX), Feb 03, 2020

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/The_first_potentially_invasive_species_to_reach_the_Antarctica_on_drifting_marine_algae_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Invasive marine species found out on non–local kelp rafts within the warmest Antarctic island

Via Conxita Avila, et al. Nature, Clinical Experiences, Jan 31, 2020

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-58561-y

Quote from the object: “Tourism, maritime delivery and medical examine are some human actions that favoured the growth of non-native organisms -insects, plant life, and so forth.- within the fragile terrestrial ecosystems of the Antarctica.”

[SEPP Comment: Describing the ecosystem of Antarctica as fragile?]

Time Mag: Local weather Exchange Will Make Deadly Coronavirus Epidemics Extra Most likely

Via Eric Worrall, WUWT, Feb 6, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/06/time-magazine-climate-change-will-make-lethal-corona-virus-epidemics-more-likely/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Move Non-public.

Bob Ward Lodges To Little Identified Magazine

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Five, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/05/bob-ward-resorts-to-little-known-journal/

[SEPP Comment: In attacking GWPF]

German “Environmental Knowledgeable”/Activist Suggests People Want Draconian “Conduct Exchange”

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Feb Four, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/04/german-environmental-expert-activist-suggests-humans-need-draconian-behavior-change/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Youngsters

Former “Fridays For Long term” Teenager Activist Unearths “Cult-Like Keep watch over”, “Hostility”, “Leftist Infiltration

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Feb Five, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/05/former-fridays-for-future-teen-activist-reveals-cult-like-control-hostility-leftist-infiltration/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Protest

Sufficient Is Sufficient: London Radio Begins Marketing campaign In opposition to Extinction Insurrection

Via Nick Ferrani, Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb Three, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/enough-is-enough-london-radio-starts-campaign-against-extinction-rebellion/

Increasing the Orthodoxy

Now not a Decade to Spare for Local weather Motion

Via Johan Rockström, Lars Heikensten, and Marcia McNutt, Challenge Syndicate, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.project-syndicate.org/statement/nobel-prize-summit-climate-change-solutions-by-johan-rockstrom-et-al-2020-02

“For this reason the Nobel Basis is web hosting its first-ever Nobel Prize Summit, with the theme ‘Our Planet, Our Long term,’ in Washington, DC, from April 29 to Might 1.”

Local weather Motion In a position Universities Be offering Us their Geopolitical Management

Via Eric Worrall, WUWT, Feb Five, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/05/climate-action-ready-universities-offer-us-their-geopolitical-leadership/

Brussels Tells UK: Document To Us On Local weather Exchange Or Put out of your mind Brexit Industry Deal

Via Workforce, Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/brussels-tells-uk-report-to-us-on-climate-change-or-forget-brexit-trade-deal/

Wondering Eu Inexperienced

The Decline and Fall of Britain’s Power Regulator, Ofgem

Via John Constable, GWPF, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/the-decline-and-fall-of-britains-energy-regulator-ofgem/

“The dramatic aid in offshore wind prices demonstrates that during the longer term, low carbon calories will also be less expensive than conventional fossil fuels.”

[SEPP Comment: When the costs of maintaining reliable generation are included?]

Financial Value of Upper EU Local weather Ambition Comes Below Scrutiny

Via Ewa Krukowska, Bloomberg Inexperienced, Feb Four, 2020 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.bloomberg.com/information/articles/2020-02-04/economic-cost-of-higher-eu-climate-ambition-comes-under-scrutiny

Extra Hardship For German Customers, Deficient…Energy Firms Announce Extra Fee Hikes Averaging Eight.1%!

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Feb 2, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/02/more-hardship-for-german-consumers-poor-power-companies-announce-more-rate-hikes-averaging-Eight-1/

[SEPP Comment: The more “free” electricity from wind and solar, the higher the costs to the consumer.]

German Weekly ‘FOCUS’: German Wind Power On The Verge Of “Cave in”…”Protests Booming”

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, Feb 1, 2020

https://notrickszone.com/2020/02/01/german-weekly-focus-german-wind-energy-on-the-verge-of-collapse-protests-booming/

“As an example, the 10H regulations are in impact in Bavaria. Right here, wind generators can’t be situated close to citizens at a distance this is nearer than 10 occasions its peak, making many wind initiatives within the south German state unattainable.”

The federal government’s eco-edict that every one new vehicles be electrical in 15 years is doomed to backfire – as a result of outdated bangers will also be greener, says JOHN NAISH

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Five, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/05/the-governments-eco-edict-that-all-new-cars-be-electric-in-15-years-is-doomed-to-backfire-because-old-bangers-can-be-greener-says-john-naish/

“Come 2033, after I’m in the end out there for a brand new automobile, I expect that technological advances can have made fossil-fuel engine motors considerably cleaner.

“The indicators are already there within the technical journals. One of the promising trends is on the planet of . . . look ahead to it . . . cleaner diesel engines with some distance fewer emissions.

“You couldn’t make it up. However if truth be told, that’s what the Executive is doing with its ‘greener’ motoring insurance policies.”

Wondering Inexperienced In other places

Transient Main points How The ‘Inexperienced New Deal’ Would Be An Environmental Crisis

Via Tim Benson, Heartland Institute, By means of WUWT, Feb Four, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/04/brief-details-how-the-green-new-deal-would-be-an-environmental-disaster/

The Political Video games Proceed

Area Power and Trade Democrats Liberate Omnibus Local weather Invoice

Via Myron Ebell, CEI, Feb Three, 2020

https://cei.org/weblog/house-energy-and-commerce-democrats-release-omnibus-climate-bill

Litigation Problems

A Juliana Ruling Repeat? 5 Issues to Know Sooner than California Towns’ Public Nuisance Lawsuit Heads Again to Court docket

Via Patrick Corridor, Power in Intensity, Jan 30, 2020

https://eidclimate.org/a-juliana-ruling-repeat-five-things-to-know-before-california-cities-public-nuisance-lawsuit-heads-back-to-court/

Subsidies and Mandates Endlessly

Wind’s PTC Receives 12th Extension (aggressive no longer)

Via Robert Bradley Jr. Grasp Useful resource, Feb 6, 2020

https://www.masterresource.org/production-tax-credit-p.c/wind-p.c-extension-twelve/

[SEPP Comment: Review of 28 years of “temporary” tax credit subsidy needed by the “infant” industry.]

Power Problems – Non-US

Silly Local weather Obsession Threatens To Flip Drivers and Electorate In opposition to Boris

Via Paul Hudson, Day by day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Feb Five, 2020

https://www.thegwpf.com/foolish-climate-obsession-threatens-to-turn-drivers-and-voters-against-boris/

OFGEM [Britain’s energy regulator] Desires To Rip Out Your Central Heating & Put 10m EVs On The Highway Via 2030

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Three, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/03/ofgem-wants-to-rip-out-your-central-heating-put-10m-evs-on-the-road-by-2030/#more-43274

“Smartly I did provide you with a warning!!”

Power Problems — US

Gasoline Economic system Chaos – What Is it, Who Led to it, What’s the Treatment

Via Marlo Lewis, CEI, Feb Five, 2020

https://cei.org/weblog/fuel-economy-chaos-what-it-who-caused-it-whats-cure

Oil and Herbal Gasoline – the Long term or the Previous?

Everyone Desires To Rule The Global – What’s Forward For OPEC-Plus’s Crude Provide Control?

Via Bob Tippee, RBN Power, Feb Four, 2020

https://rbnenergy.com/everybody-wants-to-rule-the-world-whats-ahead-for-opec-plus-crude-supply-management

Go back of King Coal?

Japan Races to Construct New Coal-Burning Energy Crops, In spite of the Local weather Dangers

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Four, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/04/japan-races-to-build-new-coal-burning-power-plants-despite-the-climate-risks/

[SEPP Comment: Not mentioned in the NYT article is that modern coal-fired technology is far superior to older coal plants that are being retired.]

Oil Spills, Gasoline Leaks & Penalties

Document unearths 10 oil refineries with benzene above EPA’s ‘motion point’

Via Rachel Franzin, The Hill, Feb 6, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/481726-report-finds-10-refineries-with-benzene-above-epas-action-level

“The Environmental Integrity Challenge (EIP) tested the tracking studies of greater than 100 refineries and recognized 10 whose fence line benzene ranges had been larger than the EPA’s ‘motion point’ as of the 1/3 quarter of 2019.”

Nuclear Power and Fears

Nuclear Energy and Local weather Hysteria

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Feb Four, 2020

https://ddears.com/2020/02/04/nuclear-power-and-climate-hysteria/

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

How a lot electrical energy may perhaps produce a $1 Billion Sun Plant sponsored by way of the Obama Power Division?

Via Albert Parker, WUWT, Feb Four, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/04/how-much-electricity-may-produce-a-1-billion-solar-plant-backed-by-the-obama-energy-department/

Power & Environmental E-newsletter: February Three, 2020

Via John Droz, Jr. Grasp Useful resource, Feb Three, 2020

https://www.masterresource.org/alliance-for-wise-energy-decisions/energy-environmental-newsletter-2-Three-2020/

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Automobiles

BEV Document Card for 2019

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Feb 7, 2020

https://ddears.com/2020/02/07/bev-report-card-for-2019/

“BEVs may possibly make financial sense someday, because it’s extra environment friendly to transform herbal gasoline to electrical energy with Herbal Gasoline Mix Cycle chronic plant life having an potency of 63%, than to burn gas in an inner combustion engine which has an potency of not up to 30%. Fewer part portions in a BEV may possibly sooner or later lead to cheaper price BEVs.”

[SEPP Comment: For 2019 in the US, sales of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) were up slightly while sales of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) were down by almost a third.]

Petrol and diesel automobile gross sales ban introduced ahead to 2035

Via Workforce, BBC, Feb Four, 2020

https://www.bbc.com/information/science-environment-51366123?utm_campaign=RevueCBWeeklyBriefing&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_source=Revue%20e-newsletter

Banning gasoline vehicles? It’s a ‘fringe loopy invoice’ not

Via Danny Westneat, Seattle Instances, Feb Five, 2020 [H/t Ken Schlichte]

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/banning-gas-cars-its-a-fringe-crazy-bill-no-longer/

The Inexperienced New Deal

Via Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Feb Four, 2020

https://realclimatescience.com/2020/02/the-green-new-deal/

“IONITY, a Eu EV charging community owned by way of BMW, Daimler, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, and VW Team (with Audi and Porsche) has introduced that costs shall be going up over 500% beginning January 31 as they transition to a pay-per-kWh gadget.”

Electrical vehicles and the mistake of ‘choosing losers’

Via Tim Worstall, CapX, Feb Five, 2020 [H/t GWPF]

https://capx.co/electric-cars-and-the-error-of-picking-losers/

“All of the vivid other folks in authorities making plans the sector for us doesn’t paintings. Partially as a result of all of the vivid other folks don’t cross into authorities, in part for the reason that making plans is completed on political, no longer financial, grounds and most commonly as a result of there’s no approach that authorities can take account of the complexities of that international available in the market, the multitude of how by which any explicit level or downside will also be solved.”

Electrical car-sharing scheme scrapped in London after deficient uptake

Via Jonathan Prynn, Night Same old, Feb 1, 2020

https://www.same old.co.united kingdom/information/london/electric-carsharing-scheme-london-scrapped-a4349836.html

EVs Stay A lot Extra Pricey Than Petrol Automobiles

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Other folks Know That, Feb Five, 2020

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2020/02/05/evs-remain-much-more-expensive-than-petrol-cars/

ROD LIDDLE So when will Boris Johnson’s authorities let us know that hybrid vehicles are the brand new diesel?

Via Rod Liddle, The Solar, Feb 6, 2020 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.thesun.co.united kingdom/information/10902935/boris-johnson-tell-us-hybrid-diesel/

Carbon Schemes

Power secretary declares coal examine initiative

Via Rachel Frazin, The Hill, Feb 7, 2020

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/482047-energy-secretary-announces-coal-research-initiative

Area Panel Hears Testimony on USE IT Act

Via Marlo Lewis, Jr., CEI, Feb 7, 2020

https://cei.org/weblog/house-panel-hears-testimony-use-it-act

Well being, Power, and Local weather

Wuhan Virus Science Is Wonderful. And It May Now not Topic.

Via Josh Bloom, ACSH, Feb Three, 2020

https://www.acsh.org/information/2020/02/03/wuhan-virus-science-amazing-and-it-might-not-matter-14553

“There is not any fast repair right here. We’d like the most productive science, a large number of good fortune, and perhaps a bit of cooperation from the virus. Within the absence of a pleasing marvel, it’s not going that Wuhan shall be below management anytime quickly. However on a good word, from what I’m studying, the possibilities for a vaccine aren’t dangerous.”

Stinks: Gradual WHO let Corona Virus run. However Ethiopian WHO leader changed into a part of China’s debt lure international relations

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Feb Three, 2020

http://joannenova.com.au/2020/02/stinks-slow-wmo-let-coronavirus-run-but-ethiopian-chief-was-part-of-chinas-debt-trap-diplomacy/

Wuhan Revisited

Via Marion DS Dreyfus, American Philosopher, Feb 2, 2020

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/02/wuhan_revisited.html

Environmental Trade

Notes From Assembly at Rockefeller Mansion Shed Gentle on Local weather Politics

Via Chris Horner, Actual Transparent Power, Jan 31, 2020

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2020/01/31/notes_from_meeting_at_rockefeller_mansion_shed_light_on_climate_politics_335142.html

Killing Birds

Via Kip Hansen, WUWT, Feb Four, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/04/killing-birds/

Different Clinical Information

Large Bother with Spiders

Via Kip Hansen, WUWT, Feb 6, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/06/big-trouble-with-spiders/

[SEPP Comment: Review of some of the published poor science.]

Different Information that Might Be of Pastime

Thais spike China-led plan to dredge Mekong river

Via Workforce Writers, Bangkok (AFP), Feb Five, 2020

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Thais_spike_China-led_plan_to_dredge_Mekong_river_999.html

Leisure in Peace my expensive good friend, Dr. Richard Willing

Via Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP, Feb Four, 2020

http://icecap.us/index.php/cross/political-climate/rest_in_peace_my_friend_dr_richard_keen2/

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

International cooling after nuclear battle would hurt ocean lifestyles

Seafood manufacturing additionally is also impacted by way of greater acidification

Press Liberate, Rutgers College, Feb Five, 2020

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/ru-gca020420.php

Hyperlink to letter: The Possible Have an effect on of Nuclear Battle on Ocean Acidification

Via Nicole Lovenduski, et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters, Jan 21, 2020

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2019GL086246?referrer_access_token=Ff6lXcBjnV4qMykJ9q0kZcOuACxIJX3yJRZRu4P4ersPTrGDQcX-zupjOFIZYnjgighd71QU5rH15bDeSkUiTRfiZt0mDYB-jry1h2vc1yYjsWCfk_PinyMYMA9e-ojL1zErExcVQ-PrWhWEKUNgTAp.c3Dp.c3D

“Summary We reveal that the worldwide cooling as a result of a spread of nuclear warfare eventualities would quickly building up the pH within the floor ocean by way of as much as Zero.06 gadgets over a Five-year length, in short assuaging the decline in pH related to ocean acidification.”

Friday Humorous: Manntastic claims require Manntastic proof

Via Anthony Watts, WUWT, Feb 7, 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/02/07/friday-funny-manntastic-claims-require-manntastic-evidence/

Sugar ants’ choice for pee may perhaps cut back greenhouse gasoline emissions

Press Liberate, College of South Australia, Feb 6, 2020 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/u.s.-sap020620.php

“This isn’t the final we can listen about those sugar ants – they might open up an entire new box of analysis.”

ARTICLES

1. A Heated Oxford Training

Protesting scholars get a non-public lesson about fossil fuels.

Editorial, WSJ, Feb 2, 2020

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-heated-oxford-education-11580680180?mod=hp_opin_pos_1

TWTW Abstract: Starts with the picture of Oxford made from vivid minds debating the life of God or quantum physics, then continues:

“However even the brainiest on occasion desire a lesson in regular sense.

“That’s precisely what the bursar at St. John’s School—probably the most richly endowed school at Oxford—delivered when he spoke back to scholars occupying his 15th-century quadrangle and refusing to go away till the school divested its oil-company stocks. The scholars need the school to promote the greater than $10 million of its endowment now invested in Shell and BP, and they would like it now.

“The Instances of London studies that bursar Andrew Parker made them a counteroffer. ‘I’m really not in a position to prepare any divestment at quick understand,’ he wrote. ‘However I will be able to prepare for the gasoline central heating in school to be switched off with speedy impact. Please let me know when you enhance this proposal.’

“The concept the scholars themselves make a fossil-fuel sacrifice didn’t cross over properly. One protest organizer complained that Mr. Parker changed into being flippant, noting that ‘it’s January and it might be borderline unhealthy to close off the central heating.’ Any other steered Mr. Parker changed into being provocative.

“Once more the bursar spoke back with knowledge: ‘You might be proper that I’m being provocative yet I’m frightening some transparent pondering, I’m hoping. It’s all too clean to request others to do issues that elevate no non-public charge to your self. The query is whether or not you and others are ready to make non-public sacrifices to reach the targets of environmental growth (which I enhance as a objective).’

“No doubt a worthy lesson appropriate some distance past the schools of Oxford.”

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