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Weekly Local weather and Power Information Roundup #367

The Week That Was once: 2019-07-13 (July 13, 2019)
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Quote of the Week: “The fascinating factor in regards to the Inexperienced New Deal,” he stated, “is it wasn’t at the beginning a weather factor in any respect. … Do you guys bring to mind it as a weather factor? … As a result of we actually bring to mind it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy factor.”Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leader of team Saikat Chakrabarti to Governor Jay Inslee’s weather director Sam Ricketts, as reported via David 1st viscount montgomery of alamein of the Washington Submit.

Collection of the Week: Between 11 and 48,00Zero deaths

THIS WEEK:

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

Groupthink or Bureaucratic Science: The loss of life of outstanding journalist Christopher Booker is an unlucky loss for many who dare suppose on their very own. As his pal Andy Shaw relates, Booker turned into operating on a guide on Groupthink, which turned into in response to paintings via psychologist Irving Janis. Booker turned into very much increasing his paper on groupthink and weather exchange, which turned into revealed via the World Warming Coverage Basis (GWPF). Thankfully, we’ve that paper, the chief abstract of which states:

“The aim of this paper is to make use of the clinical insights of a professor of psychology at Yale again within the 1970s to turn all the tale of the alarm over world warming in a exceptional new gentle. The past due Professor Irving Janis analysed what occurs when humans get stuck up in what he termed ‘groupthink’, a development of collective mental behaviour with 3 unique options, that we will characterise as laws.

“• A bunch of humans come to percentage a selected view or trust and not using a correct appraisal of the proof.

“• This leads them to insist that their trust is shared via a ‘consensus’ of all rightminded opinion.

“• As a result of their trust is in the end solely subjective, resting on shaky foundations, they then protect it solely via exhibiting an irrational, dismissive hostility in opposition to any person bold to query it.

“This paper starts via appearing how strongly a majority of these 3 signs had been in proof, proper from the beginning, when, within the past due 1980s, the conclusion upward thrust in carbon dioxide ranges turned into inflicting the earth dangerously to heat turned into first delivered to the sector’s consideration.

“It displays how the foundations of groupthink persisted to be in proof when, all through the length across the first document of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) in 1990 and the Rio ‘Earth Summit’ of 1992, world warming become followed as a global clinical and political ‘consensus’.

“The presence of groupthink turned into proven at Kyoto in 1997, when sensible steps had been first agreed to decelerate the upward push in international temperatures, via implies that will require the richer, evolved countries of the West to scale back their carbon dioxide emissions, whilst permitting the nonetheless ‘creating’ countries, similar to China and India, to proceed expanding them till their economies had stuck up with the West. Ultimately, because the paper will display, this department between the West and the remainder of the sector would transform the crux of the entire tale,”

After dialogue of the 1998 El Niño Booker continues:

“However then got here the ‘hockey stick’ controversy, which first drew fees that, to make their case appear extra believable, supporters of the ‘consensus’ – strongly recommended via the IPCC – had been having to govern the most important clinical proof. Their reaction to those allegations turned into additional proof of Janis’s 3rd rule, that any try to mission the ‘consensus’ should be omitted, rejected and suppressed.” [Boldface added]

Booker has many beneficial observations in his 100-page paper.

TWTW has termed groupthink, followed via authorities entities supposedly generating goal science, as Bureaucratic Science. The results of Groupthink can also be malevolent, evidenced via the adoption of the United Kingdom’s Local weather Exchange Act 2008, triggered via distorted science and statistics; the UN’s declaration of the eminent extinction of a million species, prompting kids to claim the Extinction Revolt; or the hot announcement via Prince Charles that “Now we have 18 months to save lots of international.”

As can also be observed within the above Quote of the Week, groupthink provides a possibility for many who want to exchange the sector with out requiring critical considered the effects. Scholars of the American Revolution notice the verdict to claim independence turned into thoughtfully debated and evaluated via delegates of the 13 colonies as to its penalties at the second one Continental Congress and prior to. (New York officially joined in mid-July.) See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy, Protecting the Orthodoxy, and Under the Backside Line.

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Groupthink Prolonged: Writing for the Wall Side road Magazine, columnist Holman Jenkins discusses how the media focal point on worst-case situations and the way those develop into the middle of discussion on weather coverage, without reference to how not going the extraordinary, the worst-case situation could also be. Mr. Jenkins starts:

It’s exhausting to credit score individuals who say they care about weather exchange after they don’t hassle to understand anything else in regards to the topic. Or after they applaud proposals that might be extremely dear but haven’t any impact at the alleged drawback and will solely educate the general public to develop into cynical about those that come bearing climate-related proposals.

However that’s the sector we are living in. Without a doubt, politicians don’t volunteer to ship extra fact than we’re prepared to listen to.

The place fraudulence is the norm, Joe Biden’s weather plan must be said for its relatively much less fraudulent mien. It doesn’t forget about the remainder of the sector, because the Inexperienced New Deal does.

His conclusion wishes emphasizing:

“I imply each and every phrase of the next: Forget about climate-science reporting in primary U.S. information organs. The click has given up wrestling with the bounds of data or correctly relaying the caveats tied to extremely summary pc fashions. If a worst-case situation materializes, humanity could have recourse to somewhat reasonably-priced geoengineering answers to try to mitigate warming. Within the period in-between, there is not any explanation why to imagine the sector will forcibly wean itself off fossil fuels. On the identical time, the relentless hunt for potency and development of era will proceed to scale back the carbon depth of our commercial civilization. It’s even conceivable to think about cost-effective, pro-growth insurance policies that might boost up this development. Sadly, those lack the faux-heroic scale and value tags that excite the virtuous left in this day and age.

“The media, for no matter explanation why, has selected a task for itself as a cheerleader for weather boondoggles. And the extra specialised the media—the website online Inside of Local weather Information is your instance right here—the extra totally it is going to commit itself to deceptive the general public about the real nature of the weather mission in our democracy.”

The one factor that wishes additional emphasis is that the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) and america World Exchange Analysis Program (USGCRP) are political organizations, now not clinical ones. They invent worst-case situations even if their unvalidated fashions are contradicted via observations. They have got misplaced clinical integrity and clinical credibility. They’re leaders in groupthink, as described via Christopher Booker, above. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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The Greenhouse Impact – The Libraries: Proxy measurements or proxy variables stand in when one thing can’t be immediately measured. A proxy dimension might if truth be told measure one thing rather then what it’s presupposed to measure. As an example, Bristlecone Pine tree ring width measurements taken within the arid White Mountains of California and Nevada had been first of all used to measure carbon dioxide fertilization, then had been claimed via the IPCC (SPM, AR3, 2001 p.three) to measure expanding temperatures, with out evaluating them to exact thermometer measurements. Tree rings too can measure moisture or rainfall. The issue of figuring out precisely what a proxy measures leads researchers to make use of direct measurements anywhere conceivable – except for for the weather established order such because the IPCC and the USGCRP.

Led via John Christy, the Earth Device Science Middle, The College of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has 40 years of direct dimension of atmospheric temperature traits, but the IPCC and others grasp to floor measurements with very deficient world protection, with knowledge infected via the city heat-island impact. The IPCC ignores atmospheric knowledge, the place the greenhouse impact happens. In accordance with their 40-years’ price of globally knowledge, the UAH team has estimated, in a broadcast paper, doubling of carbon dioxide (CO2) will lead to an building up in temperatures of about 1.1ºC or 2ºF.

As mentioned within the earlier two TWTWs, physicist William van Wijngaarden and his colleagues, the usage of measurements of the results of greenhouse gases with out the results of clouds, have discovered doubling of CO2 (from 400 portions according to million to 800 portions according to million), Methane (CH4), Nitrous Oxide (N2O) with a 6% building up within the dominant greenhouse gasoline, water vapor, will lead to an building up in temperatures of about 1 to at least one.5ºC or 2 to 3ºF. The bottom worth the IPCC initiatives is 1.5ºC, which is the best worth of what van Wijngaarden initiatives. The best worth of the IPCC is Four.5ºC, a ways greater than van Wijngaarden.

The paintings of van Wijngaarden is in response to libraries compiled via Harvard-Smithsonian Middle for Astrophysics Atomic and Molecular Physics, the updating of which is mentioned in a up to date paper revealed within the Magazine of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Switch. In contrast to knowledge from some teams, the knowledge aren’t a secret and can also be explored the usage of the web and a laptop pc. Those that want to accomplish that want to notice sure phrases could also be complicated. As an example, species and Isotopologues discuss with other isotopes of an atom, leading to variants of the similar molecule. As an example, With the exception of for excessive instances in laboratories, hydrogen has three isotopes relying at the selection of neutrons. The commonest type of hydrogen has no neutrons.

Reviewing the tutorials to be had on the website online, and the calculations considering creating the knowledge could also be paying homage to the problems in creating artillery vary tables or creating the trajectories of rockets and satellites in america house program. For the latter, many human calculators had been hired, most commonly ladies. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy and Looking for a Not unusual Flooring.

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Microbes and Methane: Microbes shape the most important a part of existence on earth. About three.Five billion years in the past, uncomplicated, one-cell, cyanobacteria started the usage of the calories of the solar to damage down the molecules of CO2 and water to supply meals, the easy sugar, glucose, forming the bases of different carbohydrates, with oxygen as a byproduct. This strategy of photosynthesis can have led to multicellular existence and animal existence. But the UN groupthink about world warming now claims that expanding photosynthesis will purpose species extinction, particularly when world warming is helped alongside via methane.

As mentioned within the October 20, 2018, TWTW, Jock Allison and Thomas Sheahen introduced calculations via van Wijngaarden and Will Happer of the six pure greenhouse gases, in response to the knowledge from HITRAN, that on a per-molecule foundation, the aptitude of methane to soak up photons (radiative calories, warmth) is lower than one fourth that of CO2 either on the most sensible of the ambience and within the troposphere. As they state:

Desk 2 displays that the aptitude of the person molecules to soak up warmth (radiative forcing) is of the similar order of magnitude. This turns out cheap because the molecular construction of the 4 molecules isn’t vastly other.”

This research contradicts many silly statements similar to: “Take the greenhouse gasoline methane, whose molecules warmth the planet via 86 occasions up to carbon dioxide over a 20-year length.” The supply of 86 occasions over 20 years is unknown and meaningless. The item referenced a paper in “Nature” pointing out:

“Human actions and their results at the weather and surroundings purpose extraordinary animal and plant extinctions, purpose loss in biodiversity and endanger animal and plant existence on Earth. Losses of species, communities and habitats are relatively effectively researched, documented and publicized.”

Publicized, sure; yet now not effectively researched and documented with proof. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy and Un-Science or Non-Science?

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Medieval Heat Duration and Little Ice Age: The German website online, Die Kalte Sonne, stories a paper on The Medieval Local weather Anomaly in Antarctica revealed in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. That is offering additional proof that the nice and cozy length, adopted via the Little Ice Age took place within the Southern Hemisphere in addition to the Northern Hemisphere, contradicting the hockey-stick revealed via the IPCC in is 3rd Review Record (AR3, 2001, mentioned above). See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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ICCC-13: The 13th Global Convention on Local weather Exchange, arranged via The Heartland Institute, will happen on July 25 on the Trump Global Lodge, at 1100 Pennsylvania Street, NW, Washington, DC. The overall day time table options many audio system who reject groupthink and suppose for themselves.

SEPP shall be commemorated to provide its 2019 Fredrick Seitz Memorial Award for Outstanding Braveness within the Quest for Wisdom to Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P Sloan Professor, Emeritus, Division of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy – Convention.

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Clouds Once more: The various roles of clouds create many difficulties within the working out weather and weather exchange. Some purpose warming, others cooling. The mechanisms for his or her formation are poorly understood. Two physicists from the College of Turku, Finland, simply revealed a paper suggesting that the function of human emissions of CO2 on weather may be very small. The professor, Jyrki Ok. Kauppinen, had revealed a paper on Prime Answer Gasoline Section IR Spectroscopy Instrumentation. Lubos Motl of The Reference Body reported: “

“I used to be very much skeptical about any significant content material within the article…However lots of my doubts disappeared when I learn the textual content. When you have a look at the Figures three,Four, you’re going to see slightly some spectacular correlation. Between what? Between the low cloud quilt and the worldwide imply temperature.”

After a short lived digression he states:

“The affect of clouds at the precipitation fee in addition to temperature is plain. Those two Finns selected the low cloud quilt, attempted to optimally give an explanation for the worldwide imply temperature since 1970s or so, and decided that

· the CO2 weather sensitivity is simply Zero.24 °C according to doubling of the gasoline that we name existence, an order of magnitude beneath the IPCC estimates (which nonetheless have an enormous error margin, alternatively)

· the diminished low cloud quilt provides some 1.1 °C each time 10% of the clouds are got rid of (virtually equivalently, they translate it to at least one.Five °C according to 10% lower of humidity measured someplace)

“So, the warming because the starting of the economic revolution could also be defined just by the 10% or relatively smaller lower of the low cloud quilt. The contribution of the people is beneath 10% of the seen temperature exchange, which is 0 throughout the error margins, and could also be unnoticed.”

In fact, the paper is being strongly attacked, yet it is going to be fascinating to peer if it has lasting worth. See hyperlinks underneath Science: Is the Solar Emerging?

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Groupthink in Agriculture: A transparent instance of silly considering is a document from a “Senior scientist, College of Minnesota” discussing an:

“empirical style connecting crop yield to climate diversifications at every location, shall we use it to evaluate how a lot yields had modified from what we might have anticipated to peer if moderate climate patterns had now not modified.”

What’s extra, we discovered that decreases in consumable meals energy are already happening in kind of part of the sector’s meals insecure nations, that have excessive charges of undernourishment, kid stunting and losing, and mortality amongst kids underneath age Five because of loss of enough meals. As an example, in India annual meals energy have declined via Zero.Eight% once a year and in Nepal they have got fallen via 2.2% once a year.

Discounts also are happening in southern African nations, together with Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

If they’d having a look at exhausting knowledge as a substitute in their style, they are going to have came upon one thing bizarre. An atlas displays that Zimbabwe has about the similar latitude and elevation as central Brazil. The capital of Zimbabwe, Harare 17°49′45″S, has an elevation of one,490 m (Four,890 feet). The capital Brazil, Brasilia 15°47′38″S, is in central Brazil and has an elevation 1,172 m (three,845 feet). Now not solely is Brasilia nearer to the equator, the place it’s most often hotter; yet it’s also decrease in elevation, the place it’s hotter.

As mentioned in final week’s TWTW, agriculture is booming in central Brazil. Is it because of world warming / weather exchange? See hyperlinks underneath Agriculture Problems & Concern of Famine.

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SEPP’S APRIL FOOLS AWARD

THE JACKSON

SEPP is accomplishing its annual vote for the recipient of the coveted trophy, The Jackson, a lump of coal. Readers are requested to appoint and vote for who they suspect is maximum deserving.

Most sensible vote getters come with, yet aren’t restricted to: U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez [Always-On-Camera]; Invoice Nye, the Science Man; John Schellnhuber, [Director of Potsdam Center for Climate Impacts, advisor to Pope Francis and Angela Merkel]; Pope Francis; Theresa Would possibly [retiring as UK PM, leaving huge presents]; Paul Krugman [NYT columnist and public “intellectual”]; and Greta Thunberg [“the young thing”]. Balloting will shut on July 15, prolonged from June 30, with the winner introduced in a while thereafter.

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Collection of the Week: Between 11 and 48,00Zero deaths. Paul Homewood reminds us of some of the ridiculous efforts to determine a statistical hyperlink between tiny debris with a radius of two.Five micrometers or much less and “untimely” deaths from lung problems. Written via a corresponding member of French Academy of Agriculture, the thing turned into revealed in Eu Scientist and exposes groupthink in motion.

“The French Public Well being document, which revealed the determine of 48,00Zero sufferers of air pollutants in France according to annum, turned into revealed one month after an editorial within the prestigious magazine Nature, which tried the similar evaluate on a global scale. The militant environmental press in large part parroted either those two publications, with out ever noting their evident contradictions:

· At the one hand, an estimate of 38,00Zero sufferers every 12 months from PM 2.Five superb particulate topic and nitrogen oxides, on a world scale, thus together with the loads of thousands and thousands of population of the metropolises of rising nations

· Alternatively, an estimate of 48 00Zero sufferers for MP 2.Five on my own, at the scale of the 66 million French inhabitants, with significantly decrease ranges of air pollutants.

One don’t need to say extra. See hyperlinks underneath Well being, Power, and Local weather.

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Science: Is the Solar Emerging?

Finns: clouds management temperature, CO2 sensitivity Zero.24 °C

Via Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, July 12, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/07/finns-clouds-control-temperature-co2.html

Hyperlink to paper: No experimental proof for the numerous anthropogenic weather exchange

Via Jyrki Kauppinen, Pekka Malmi, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics (physics.ao-ph), Submitted June 29, 2019

https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.00165?context=physics.ao-ph

Physicists: Clouds ‘Nearly Keep an eye on’ Local weather, While Human Warming Quantities To Zero.01°C Consistent with 100 Years

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, July 11, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/11/physicists-clouds-practically-control-climate-whereas-human-warming-amounts-to-Zero-01c-per-100-years/

Harmonic Research of International Temperature Proxies for 2000 years

Via Horst-Joachim Lüdecke and Carl-Otto Weiss, the Open Atmospheric Science Magazine, 2019

https://benthamopen.com/FULLTEXT/TOASCJ-11-44

Planetary Low Tide Would possibly Drive Common Sunspot Sync Ups

An ordinary alignment of the planets—no, it’s now not pseudoscience—makes a robust sufficient tug to keep an eye on the Solar’s 11- and 22-year cycles.

Via Kimberly M. S. Cartier, EOS, June 21, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://eos.org/articles/planetary-low-tide-may-force-regular-sunspot-sync-ups

The affect of the de Vries (∼ 200-year) photo voltaic cycle on weather diversifications: Effects from the Central Asian Mountains and their world hyperlink

Via O.M.Raspopov, et al., Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, March 17, 2008

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018207005214

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

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

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

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 Global Panel on Local weather Exchange, April 2019

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

Obtain with out 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 Record at the Medical Consensus

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/

Obtain with out a fee:

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

Nature, Now not Human Task, Laws the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008

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

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

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

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

Difficult the Orthodoxy

The “Easy Physics” Slogan

Via John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Feedback via William van Wijngaarden, Division of Physics and Astronomy, York College, Canada, April 16, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/video/ — Video

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/movies/the-simple-physics-slogan/ — Textual content

Medieval Local weather Anomaly Now Showed In Southern Hemisphere On All 4 Continents

In Medieval occasions, the penguins had it great and heat

Via Die kalte Sonne (German textual content translated within the English via P Gosselin), No Methods Zone, July 6, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/06/medieval-climate-anomaly-now-confirmed-in-southern-hemisphere-on-all-four-continents/

Hyperlink to paper: The Medieval Local weather Anomaly in Antarctica

Via Sebastian Lüning, Mariusz Gałka, and Fritz Vahrenholt, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Oct 15, 201

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018219303190

Christopher Booker: slayer of sacred cows

The Personal Eye co-founder turned into amongst our fiercest critics of groupthink. RIP.

Via Andy Shaw, Spiked, July Five, 2019 [H/T GWPF]

https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/07/05/christopher-booker-slayer-of-sacred-cows/

How the Media Corrupted Local weather Coverage

The management is correct: Worst-case situations shouldn’t dominate the talk

Via Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., WSJ, By the use of GWPF, July 7, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/how-the-media-corrupted-climate-policy/

Greenhouse Gases – A Extra Lifelike View

Via Jock Allison and Thomas Sheahen, The Magazine, The Legit Newsletter of The New Zealand Institute of Number one Trade Control Integrated, September 2018, pp three – 10.

https://www.nzipim.co.nz/Folder?Motion=View%20Report&Folder_id=120&Report=The%20Magazine%20September%202018.pdf

Local weather Alarmism Is Now a Actual Financial Danger to america

Via Alan Carlin, Carlin Economics and Science, July 7, 2019

http://www.carlineconomics.com/archives/5068

Difficult the Orthodoxy – Convention

Heartland Local weather Convention: “Very best Science, Successful Power Insurance policies” (July 25, 2019)

Via Robert Bradley Jr. Grasp Useful resource, July Nine, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/nongovernmental-international-panel-on-climate-change-nipcc/heartland-climate-conference-best-science-energy-reality-july-25-2019/

Opinion: Is Guy-Made Local weather Exchange a Settled Science?

Via Mei Chen, The Epoch Instances, July 11, 2019

https://www.theepochtimes.com/opinion-is-man-made-climate-change-a-settled-science_2998954.html

Hyperlink to website online: 13th Global Convention on Local weather Exchange (ICCC-13)

Via The Heartland Institute, Trump Global Lodge, WDC, July 25, 2019

https://www.heartland.org/occasions/occasions/13th-international-conference-on-climate-change

Protecting the Orthodoxy

Local weather exchange made France’s checklist warmth Five occasions much more likely

Via John Nielsen-Gammon, The Hill, July 6, 2019

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/451784-climate-change-made-frances-record-heat-Five-times-more-likely

“Fashions can also be unreliable as a result of they’re, effectively, now not actual, and observations can also be unreliable as it’s exhausting to tease out pure variability and native influences. However the mixture — plus the fundamental indisputable fact that because the Earth is warming, warmth waves must develop into extra intense on moderate anyway — makes a darned robust case for world warming.”

‘Local weather Melancholy’ Is Making Folks Give Up on Existence

“It’s tremendous painful to be a human being at the moment at this level in historical past.”

Via Mike Pearl, VICE, July 11, 2019

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5w374/climate-despair-is-making-people-give-up-on-life?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Local weather exchange isn’t our solely existential danger

Via Ira Helfand, CNN, July 6, 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/06/critiques/nuclear-war-climate-change-2020-opinion-helfand/index.html

Wondering the Orthodoxy

Journalism’s Contribution to the Upward push of Local weather Alarm

Via H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute, July 12, 2019

https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/information/journalisms-contribution-to-the-rise-of-climate-alarm

CEI Recordsdata Formal Criticism Referring to NASA’s Declare of 97% Local weather Scientist Settlement on World Warming

Press Liberate, CEI, July 10, 2019

https://cei.org/content material/cei-files-formal-complaint-regarding-nasas-claim-97-climate-scientist-agreement-global

Teaching Children to Debate Alarming Local weather Claims

Via Paul Driessen, Townhall, July 6, 2019

https://townhall.com/columnists/pauldriessen/2019/07/06/educating-kids-to-debate-alarming-climate-claims-n2549587

ScienceMag: lifelike reforestation might eat all of our CO2 emissions

Via Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, July 6, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/07/sciencemag-realistic-reforestation-may.html

Hyperlink to article: Including 1 billion hectares of wooded area might assist verify world warming

Via Alex Fox, Science Magazine. July Four, 2019

https://www.sciencemag.org/information/2019/07/adding-1-billion-hectares-forest-could-help-check-global-warming

Hyperlink to paper: The worldwide tree recovery possible

Via Jean-Francois Bastin, et al., Science, July Five, 2019

https://science.sciencemag.org/content material/365/6448/76

After Paris!

China And India Will Watch The West Smash Itself – OpEd

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 10, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/10/china-and-india-will-watch-the-west-destroy-itself-oped/

Kyoto, Paris and a complete failure to chop CO2

Via Ruth Lea, The Conservative Lady, July Five, 2019

https://www.conservativewoman.co.united kingdom/kyoto-paris-and-a-total-failure-to-cut-co2/

Following President Trump’s resolution to withdraw from the Paris Settlement in 2017, we’re left with the EU (now lower than 10 according to cent of complete world emissions), and Canada and Australia (lower than three according to cent in combination).

Present pledges to section out coal chronic are severely inadequate to gradual weather exchange

Press Liberate, Via Chalmers College of Era, Phys.org, July 1, 2019

https://phys.org/information/2019-07-current-pledges-phase-coal-power.html

Hyperlink to paper: Possibilities for powering previous coal

Via Jessica Jewell, Vadim Vinichenko, Lola Nacke & Aleh Cherp , Nature Local weather Exchange, July 1, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-Zero19-0509-6

Futile Paris Accord

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, July Nine, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/07/09/futile-paris-accord/

Exchange in US Administrations

Obama’s “Blank Energy Plan” is changed via the Inexpensive Blank Power (ACE) rule

Via Anthony Watts, WUWT, July 12, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/12/obamas-clean-power-plan-is-replaced-by-the-affordable-clean-energy-ace-rule/

Inexpensive Blank Power Rule Is an Growth, However Nonetheless Improper

Via Marlo Lewis, Open Marketplace, July Nine, 2019

https://cei.org/weblog/affordable-clean-energy-rule-improves-obama-era-policy-still-contains-fatal-flaw

Intelligence aide, blocked from filing written testimony on weather exchange, resigns from State Dept.

Via Juliet Eilperin, Washington Submit, By the use of WUWT, July 11, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/11/intelligence-aide-blocked-from-submitting-written-testimony-on-climate-change-resigns-from-state-dept/

“One of the crucial statements White Space officers objected to turned into this commentary: ‘Absent in depth mitigating elements or occasions, we see few believable destiny situations the place vital — in all probability catastrophic — hurt does now not get up from the compounded results of weather exchange.’”

[SEPP Comment: Where is hard evidence of catastrophic climate change from CO2 increasing?]

Issues within the Orthodoxy

Standing Record On New York’s Quest For “Local weather Management”

Via Francis Menton, Ny Contrarian, July 6, 2019

https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/weblog/2019-7-6-7669n2g879mcy2hwtzxadnscm8rlcg

CCC: UK has simply 18 months to keep away from ’embarrassment’ over weather state of being inactive

Via Simon Evans, Carbon Temporary, July 10, 2019

https://www.carbonbrief.org/ccc-uk-has-just-18-months-to-avoid-embarrassment-over-climate-inaction?utm_campaign=RevueCBWeeklyBriefing&utm_medium=electronic mail&utm_source=Revue%20e-newsletter

Hyperlink to stories: Via Committee on Local weather Exchange: Unbiased recommendation to authorities on development a low-carbon financial system and getting ready for weather exchange, July 10, 2019

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/publications/

Decreasing UK emissions – 2019 Growth Report back to Parliament

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/e-newsletter/reducing-uk-emissions-2019-progress-report-to-parliament/

Growth in getting ready for weather exchange – 2019 Growth Report back to Parliament

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/e-newsletter/progress-in-preparing-for-climate-change-2019-progress-report-to-parliament/

Rising Mismatch Between Local weather Activism and World Power Truth

Via Personnel, Monetary Instances, By the use of GWPF, July Eight, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/growing-mismatch-between-climate-activism-and-global-energy-reality/

Executive lacking its objectives on weather exchange, advisers warn

Via August Graham, Town A.M. July 10, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.cityam.com/government-missing-its-targets-on-climate-change-advisers-warn/

Quebec joins Saskatchewan in carbon tax mission

Via Cosmin Dzsurdzsa, The Submit Millennial, Can, July Eight, 2019

https://www.thepostmillennial.com/quebec-joins-saskatchewan-in-carbon-tax-challenge/

Looking for a Not unusual Flooring

Infrared absorption cross-sections in HITRAN2016 and past: Enlargement for weather, surroundings, and atmospheric packages

Via R.V. Kochanov, et al., Magazine of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Switch, June 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022407318307957

HITRAN 2016 version

Via Iouli E. Gordon, Harvard-Smithsonian Middle for Astrophysics Atomic and Molecular Physics Department, Accessed July 12, 2019

https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/hitran/

Distinguished Veteran Meteorologist Pleads For Moderation In The Local weather Debate, Slams Each Hardcore Alarmists, “Deniers”

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 12, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/12/prominent-veteran-meteorologist-pleads-for-moderation-in-the-climate-debate-slams-both-hardcore-alarmists-deniers/

Local weather catastrophising dangers shutting down needed debate

Via Chris Bullivant, Town A.M., July Nine, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.cityam.com/climate-catastrophising-risks-shutting-down-vital-debate/

“So when kids this spring took to the streets alarmed that the sector turned into about to finish, I heard an echo of these claims from the 1980s. I questioned in the event that they had been being misled via exaggerations, particularly when an Extinction Revolt spokesperson stated that we might be consuming every different inside of 5 years’ time because of meals shortages.”

Local weather scientists’ pre-traumatic strain syndrome

Via Judith Curry, Local weather And so forth. July Eight, 2019

https://judithcurry.com/2019/07/08/climate-scientists-pre-traumatic-stress-syndrome/

Evaluate of Fresh Medical Articles via CO2 Science

Long run Pea Enlargement in Reaction to Emerging Atmospheric CO2 and Temperature

Kumari, M., Verma, S.C. and Bhardwaj, S.Ok. 2019. Impact of increased CO2 and temperature on progress and yield contributing parameters of pea (Pisum sativum L.) crop. Magazine of Agrometeorology 21: 7-11. July 12, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a4.php

The Noticed Tolerance of a Decorator Crab to Ocean Acidification

Rankin, A., Search engine optimisation, Ok., Graeve, O.A. and Taylor, J.R.A. 2019. No compromise between metabolism and behaviour of decorator crabs in diminished pH prerequisites. Medical Stories Nine: 6262, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-Zero19-42696-Eight. July 11, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a3.php

Hourly Rainfall Developments in Uttar Pradesh, India, Since 1969

Kant, S. 2018. Pattern and variability of hourly depth of rainfall over jap and northerly a part of Uttar Pradesh all through 1969-2014. Mausam 69: 577-588. July 10, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a2.php

The Expanding Resilience of Corals to Thermal Tension

Sully, S., Burkepile, D.E., Donovan, M.Ok., Hodgson, G. and van Woesik, R. 2019. An international research of coral bleaching over the last twenty years. Nature Communications 10: 1264, doi: 10.1038/s41467-Zero19-09238-2. July Eight, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a1.php

“Regardless of the mechanism, it’s transparent that style projections of destiny coral reef dying are probably approach off the mark, having been invalidated via observational knowledge appearing that provide coral populations lately have a better thermal threshold for bleaching giving them an greater chance of persisting effectively into the long run.”

Fashion Problems

World and Regional Building up of Precipitation Extremes Underneath World Warming

Via Simon Michael Papalexiou and Alberto Montanari, Water Sources Analysis, Would possibly Nine, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2018WR024067

[SEPP Comment: When has the weather been constant?]

Dimension Problems — Surroundings

World Temperature Record: June 2019: Maps and Graphs

Via Personnel, Earth Device Science Middle, The College of Alabama in Huntsville, Accessed July 12, 2019

https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/june2019/201906_map.png

https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/june2019/tlt_201906_bar.png

Converting Climate

The Combat of New Orleans: Local weather-Exchange Version

Via Joe Bastardi, Patriot Submit, July 11, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/64226-the-battle-of-new-orleans-climate-change-edition

Alaska’s Heatwave Just about As Scorching As 1915-So It Will have to Be World Warming Say BBC

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 6, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/06/alaskas-heatwave-nearly-as-hot-as-1915-so-it-must-be-global-warming-say-bbc/

July 12, 1936 – 113 Levels In Wisconsin

Via Tony Heller, The Deplorable Local weather Science Weblog, July 12, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/07/july-12-1936-113-degrees-in-wisconsin/

Federal scientists are expecting 2019 will set flooding checklist

Via Chris Turbines Rodrigo, The Hill, July 10, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/452421-federal-scientists-predict-2019-will-set-flooding-record

Hyperlink to document: 2018 State of U.S. Prime Tide Flooding with a 2019 Outlook

Via Personnel, NOAA, Nationwide Ocean Carrier, June 2019

https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/publications/Techrpt_090_2018_State_of_US_HighTideFlooding_with_a_2019_Outlook_Final.pdf

[SEPP Comment: Relates, vaguely, sea level rise with CO2 emissions, yet does not provide evidence establishing the relationship.]

Converting Seas

Results of Variability in Atlantic Ocean Circulate

There may be robust proof that the Atlantic meridional overturning movement performs an very important function in Atlantic multidecadal variability and related weather affects.

Via Rong Zhang, et al., EOS, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://eos.org/editors-vox/effects-of-variability-in-atlantic-ocean-circulation?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_content=effects-of-variability-in-atlantic-ocean-circulation&utm_campaign=ealert&utm_source=Eos+Number one+Checklist&utm_campaign=21f9c3f6b5-Weekly_All_Content_Digest&utm_medium=electronic mail&utm_term=0_f923f18da4-21f9c3f6b5-559653821

Purple Sea Temperature Report Presentations It Follows The AMO, Now not CO2 … “Herbal Local weather Oscillations”

AMO cycle at the downward facet: Purple Sea to chill within the coming many years

Via Die kalte Sonne, (German textual content translated via P Gosselin), No Methods Zone, July 7, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/07/red-sea-temperature-record-shows-it-follows-the-amo-not-co2-natural-climate-oscillations/

Coral reefs moving clear of equator

New analysis unearths a dramatic rebalancing of younger corals from tropical to subtropical waters all through the final 40 years

Via Personnel, Science Day-to-day, July Nine, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190709160136.htm

Hyperlink to paper: World biogeography of coral recruitment: tropical decline and subtropical building up

Via N. N. Price1, et al., MEPS, Marine Ecology Growth Sequence, July Four, 2019

https://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v621/p1-17/

[SEPP Comment: How much is due to temperature change and how much is due to CO2 enrichment?]

Methane emissions: don’t blame cows and camels, blame the oceans

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July Eight, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/methane-emissions-dont-blame-cows-and-camels-blame-the-oceans/

Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

10 fallacies about Arctic sea ice & polar endure survival: lecturers & mother and father consider

Via Susan Crockford, Polar Endure Science, July 12, 2019

https://polarbearscience.com/2019/07/12/10-fallacies-about-arctic-sea-ice-polar-bear-survival-teachers-parents-take-note/#more-120171

Polar bears are thriving regardless of world warming: this quick essay explains why

Via Susan Crockford, Polar Endure Science, July 11, 2019

https://polarbearscience.com/2019/07/11/polar-bears-are-thriving-despite-global-warming-this-short-essay-explains-why/#more-120196

“In conclusion, the polar endure is flourishing with virtually 50% much less sea ice than existed in 1979 with little proof that disaster for the species awaits. To the contrary, many Arctic citizens whinge there at the moment are too many bears for human protection.”

Antarctica turned into hotter a thousand years in the past — and existence turned into OK

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 11, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/antarctica-was-warmer-one-thousand-years-ago-and-life-was-ok/

Antarctic Ice Marvel

Via David Whitehouse, GWPF, July 10, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/antarctic-ice-surprise/

“Nature is sophisticated and regularly contradictory. Even with such an all-encompassing principle like Anthropogenic World Warming (AGW) now not each and every end result and commentary issues in the similar course.”

Agriculture Problems & Concern of Famine

Grounded: Oversupply of espresso beans sends world costs tumbling

Via Sebastian McCarthy, Town A.M. July Nine, 2019

https://www.cityam.com/grounded-oversupply-of-coffee-beans-sends-global-prices-crashing/

UPDATE 1-Brazil ships checklist quantity of inexperienced espresso with 2018-19 crop

Via Marcelo Teixeira, Reuters, July Eight, 2019

https://united kingdom.reuters.com/article/brazil-coffee-exports/update-1-brazil-ships-record-amount-of-green-coffee-with-2018-19-crop-idUKL2N2490YG

College of Minnesota: Zimbabwe Meals Manufacturing Declining As a result of Local weather Exchange

Visitor essay via Eric Worrall, WUWT, July 10, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/10/university-of-minnesota-zimbabwe-food-production-declining-because-climate-change/

Un-Science or Non-Science?

Tiny Creatures Play a Giant Function in Local weather Exchange

Via Andrew Urevig, ENSIA, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://ensia.com/notable/tiny-creatures-play-a-big-role-in-climate-change/

Hyperlink to paper: Scientists’ caution to humanity: microorganisms and weather exchange

Via Cavicchioli, Ripple and Webster, Nature Critiques Microbiology, June 19, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41579-Zero19-0222-Five

Reducing Requirements

ABC BOM immediately find out historical climate data (yet just for snow)

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 7, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/abc-bom-suddenly-discover-historic-weather-records-but-only-for-snow/

BBC backlash: Beeb going through prison mission as audience lift 1000’s to take on ‘bias’

THE BBC is going through a prison mission over how it displays its impartiality amid accusations of biased protection.

Via David Williamson, Categorical, UK, July 7, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.specific.co.united kingdom/information/united kingdom/1150214/BBC-bias-bbc-tv-licence-fee-pensioners

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

Edinburgh Will Be As Scorching As Paris In 2050

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 11, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/11/i/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Kids

Local weather scare mechanical device — pleased to make use of humans with a intellectual malady as a promotional device:

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 12, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/the-climate-scare-machine-is-happy-to-use-people-with-a-mental-illness-as-a-promotional-tool/

Increasing the Orthodoxy

The sector wishes a world time table for sand

Via Personnel Writers, Boulder CO (SPX), Jul 08, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/stories/The_world_needs_a_global_agenda_for_sand_999.html

Hyperlink to article: Time is operating out for sand

Sand and gravel are being extracted sooner than they may be able to get replaced. Observe and set up this useful resource globally, urge Mette Bendixen and associates.

Via Mette Bendixen, Jim Very best, Chris Hackney & Lars Lønsmann Iversen, Nature, July 2, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-Zero19-02042-Four

“We now name on UNEP and the International Business Group (WTO) to arrange and oversee a world tracking programme for sand sources.”

That Previous Gasoline Range Is Now not Your Good friend

Berkeley to imagine every other environmental first with proposed ordinance banning new pure gasoline hookups.

Via Jean Tepperman, East Bay Categorical, (Oakland, Berkeley), July three, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/that-old-gas-stove-is-not-your-friend/Content material?oid=26787463

“As soon as once more, the Town of Berkeley is thinking about a groundbreaking environmental coverage: This time it’s a ban on pure gasoline hookups in all new structures, beginning January 1, 2020.”

[SEPP Comment: And when the wind doesn’t blow, canned food and smoke signals?]

Wondering Eu Inexperienced

Internet 0 and the Commercial Ruination of the Geographical region

Press Liberate, GWPF, July 11, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/net-zero-and-the-industrial-ruination-of-the-countryside/

Hyperlink to document: Inexperienced Killing Machines: The affect of Renewable Power on Flora and fauna and Nature (PDF)

Via Andrew Montford, GWPF, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.org/content material/uploads/2019/07/GreenKillingMachines.pdf

Germans Rebelling Towards Wind Farms

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, July 12, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/07/12/germans-rebelling-against-wind-farms/

Power Spoil? German Knowledgeable: Fridays-For-Long run Calls for Would Value Families $1150 – A Month!

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 10, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/10/energy-ruin-german-expert-fridays-for-future-demands-would-cost-households-1100-a-month/

Wondering Inexperienced In different places

Celebrating The united states’s Environmental Stewardship

Via Jim Steele, Landscapes and Cycles, July 10, 2019

http://landscapesandcycles.web/celebrate-america-s-environmental-stewardship.html

“Because of extra environment friendly farming strategies, the level of land coated via vegetation diminished 18% between 1938 and 1992, permitting maximum of that land to go back to extra pure habitat.”

[SEPP Comment: Contributing to the “loss of farmland” was replacing horses and other draft animals with internal combustion engines, lessening the need for animal feed.]

Costing the Inexperienced New Deal and “Deep Decarbonization”: Some Clarifications

Via Mark Krebs, Grasp Useful resource, July 11, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/krebs-mark/costing-the-green-new-deal-and-deep-decarbonization-some-clarifications/

World Funding in Inexperienced Power Drops Sharply

Via Personnel, Monetary Instances, By the use of GWPF, July 12, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/global-investment-in-green-energy-drops-sharply/

The Political Video games Proceed

AOC’s Leader of Personnel Admits the Inexperienced New Deal Is Now not about Local weather Exchange

Via Jack Crowe, Nationwide Evaluate, July 12, 2019

https://www.nationalreview.com/information/aocs-chief-of-staff-admits-the-green-new-deal-is-not-about-climate-change/

New York Town’s Rikers Sun Plan Makes No Sense

Via Daniel Turner, Actual Transparent Power, July 11, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/07/11/new_york_citys_rikers_solar_plan_makes_no_sense.html

“As Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as soon as stated “’t’s higher to be morally proper than factually proper’.”

The Hidden Local weather Time table

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 6, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/06/the-hidden-climate-agenda/

One thing’s Rotten in D.C., and It Isn’t The ones Rain Totals

Via Chris Martz, WUWT, July Nine, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/11/somethings-rotten-in-d-c-and-it-isnt-those-rain-totals/

Cap-and-Business and Carbon Taxes

The Confusions of the ‘Conservative’ Carbon Tax

Via Benjamin Zycher, Nationwide Evaluate, July Eight, 2019 [H/t Cooler Heads]

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/conservative-carbon-tax-confusions/

Subsidies and Mandates Eternally

China has slashed clear calories investment via 39%, main a world decline

Via James Temple, MIT Era Evaluate, July 10, 2019

https://www.technologyreview.com/f/613938/clean-energy-investments-are-plummeting-bloomberg-bnef/

[SEPP Comment: According to its website, MIT Technology Review is a media company, “Founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899, … our coverage is independent of any influence, including our ownership by MIT.”]

EPA and different Regulators at the March

Why toxicologists resisted and radiation geneticists supported EPA’S

adoption of LNT for most cancers chance evaluate

Via Edward J. Calabrese and Robert J. Golden, Chemico-Organic Interactions, July three, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://junkscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/CBI-Calabrese-Golden-LNT.pdf

[SEPP Comment: Another hollow victory for bureaucratic science (groupthink).]

Power Problems – Non-US

Who Runs OPEC?

Has the hunt for greater oil costs compelled Saudi Arabia to relinquish management of the cartel to Putin’s Russia?

Via Personnel, Al Jazeera July Nine, 2019

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2019/07/runs-opec-russia-saudi-hunt-higher-oil-prices-190705121456059.html

Power Problems — US

Keystone XL Pipeline Advantages are Connected to the USMCA [U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement]

Via Steven Globerman, Actual Transparent Power, July 05, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/07/05/keystone_xl_pipeline_benefits_are_linked_to_the_usmca_110455.html

Xcel says it is going to probably desire extra chronic capability via 2030s

As software shifts from coal to renewables, gasoline flora, different era might fill hole.

Via Mike Hughlett Famous person Tribune, Minnesota, July 2, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

http://www.startribune.com/xcel-says-it-will-likely-need-more-power-plants-by-2030s/512073292/

“With its purpose of at the same time as winding down coal chronic and boosting renewable calories, Xcel Power is finding that via the 2030s, it is going to desire extra ‘dispatchable’ chronic than most likely up to now anticipated.

“Whilst Xcel tries to fulfill its competitive objectives for carbon-free chronic, the software stated in a regulatory submitting Monday that within the early 2030s it should want to upload the an identical capability of 3 sizable chronic flora. The explanation: to raised care for surges in chronic call for as variable calories assets — wind and photo voltaic — develop.

“Dispatchable chronic is electrical energy that may be consistent and became on briefly. Xcel’s destiny dispatchable wishes might be met via massive electricity-storing batteries or different new applied sciences. However they may additionally require the development of extra small gasoline flora.”

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

Record: Pennsylvania had checklist 12 months for pure gasoline manufacturing

Via Stephen Huba, Trib.Are living, Pittsburg, July 10, 2019

https://triblive.com/information/pennsylvania/report-pennsylvania-had-record-year-for-natural-gas-production/

Hyperlink to document: 2018 Oil and Gasoline Annual Record

Via Personnel, Pennsylvania Division of Environmental Coverage

https://www.depgis.state.pa.us/2018OilGasAnnualReport/index.html

Vaca Muerta in the end produces oil, a century after its discovery

Stumbling blocks have lengthy averted the exploitation of Vaca Muerta, Argentina’s famed shale formation in Neuquén. However now, the lifeless cow is coming to existence.

Via Jonathan Gilbert, Bloomberg, July 7, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.batimes.com.ar/information/financial system/vaca-muerta-finally-produces-oil-a-century-after-its-discovery.phtml

Nuclear Power and Fears

Carbon-Loose Energy: Sun as opposed to Nuclear

Via Wallace Manheimer, American Philosopher, July 12, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/carbonfree_power_solar_versus_nuclear.html

‘World Catastrophes’: Nuclear Energy is Extra Legal responsibility Than Asset in Local weather Exchange Combat

Editorial, Sputnik Information, July Nine, 2019 [Boldface Added]

https://sputniknews.com/research/201907091076188796-radioactive-material-to-leak-from-melting-glaciers-as-global-temperatures-rise/

Ukraine inaugurates big dome over destroyed Chernobyl reactor

Via Personnel Writers, Chernobyl, Ukraine (AFP) July 10, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/stories/Ukraine_inaugurates_giant_dome_over_destroyed_Chernobyl_reactor_999.html

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

What It Will Take for the Wind and Sun Industries to Cave in

Via Norman Rogers, American Philosopher, July Nine, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/what_it_will_take_for_the_wind_and_solar_industries_to_collapse.html

A High-quality Couple They Are (Wind and Sun Energy)

Via Jim Romeo, Energy Magazine, July 1, 2019

https://www.powermag.com/a-fine-couple-they-are-wind-and-solar-power/

“The pairing of wind and photo voltaic is rising as a wise method to put into effect renewable calories assets with higher financial feasibility.”

[SEPP Comment: Until they both fail at the same time.]

Power & Environmental Publication: July Eight, 2019

Via John Droz, Jr., Grasp Useful resource,

https://www.masterresource.org/alliance-for-wise-energy-decisions/energy-environmental-newsletter-july-Eight-2019/

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Power — Garage

Large batteries and inexpensive solar energy are shoving fossil fuels off the grid

Via Robert F. Carrier, Science Magazine., July 11, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://www.sciencemag.org/information/2019/07/giant-batteries-and-cheap-solar-power-are-shoving-fossil-fuels-grid

“Even if the Los Angeles challenge might appear reasonably-priced, the prices of an absolutely renewable–powered grid would upload up. Closing month, the calories analysis company Picket Mackenzie estimated the price to decarbonize the U.S. grid on my own could be $Four.Five trillion, about part of which might cross to putting in 900 billion watts, or 900 gigawatts (GW), of batteries and different calories garage applied sciences. (These days, the sector’s battery garage capability is simply Five.Five GW.) However as different towns practice the instance of Los Angeles, that determine is bound to fall.”

[SEPP Comment: Highly question dramatic decreases in costs. Lithium mining doesn’t seem to be subject to dramatic economies of scale. The headline in the article would be better put as: Promise of giant batteries and cheap solar power is shoving government policies into fantasyland.]

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Cars

From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists cross electrical

Via Personnel, AFP, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://www.afp.com/en/information/826/princes-undertakers-norways-motorists-go-electric-doc-1gz9lw1

“However do Norwegians, who owe their immense wealth to North Sea oil, actually have a better environmental judgment of right and wrong than others?

“More than likely now not — the rapid electrification of the rustic’s automobile fleet is attributed basically to beneficiant state subsidies.

“In line with Norway’s largest insurer Gjensidige, new electrical vehicles are considering 20 p.c extra injuries involving private accidents than diesel fashions, partially as a result of their sooner acceleration.”

California Dreaming

California lawmakers approve laws for $21 billion wildfire fund

Via Zack Budryk, The Hill, July 11, 2019

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/452695-california-lawmakers-approve-legislation-for-21-billion-wildfire-fund

Well being, Power, and Local weather

Air pollutants: 38,00Zero deaths according to 12 months international, together with 48,00Zero in France…

Via Philippe Slump, Eu Scientist, August 29, 2018 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://www.europeanscientist.com/en/options/air-pollution-38000-deaths-per-year/#_edn1

Fireworks and Air High quality

Via Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, July 6, 2019

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/seek?updated-max=2019-07-08T12:37:00-07:00&max-results=1&beginning=2&by-date=false

Environmental Trade

Let’s get up to David Attenborough and the neo-Malthusians who need to management our lives

Via Matt Kilcoyne, Telegraph, UK, By the use of GWPF, July 11, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/lets-stand-up-to-david-attenborough-and-the-neo-malthusians-who-want-to-control-our-lives/

Different Medical Information

Lunar Residing: Nine Bizarre Sides of Residing at the Moon

Via Roy Spencer, His Weblog, July 12, 2019

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2019/07/lunar-living-Nine-weird-aspects-of-living-on-the-moon/

Different Information that Would possibly Be of Hobby

Scientists: People Carry out As Neatly Or Higher When Uncovered To Prime (5000-15000 ppm) vs. Low CO2 Concentrations

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, July Eight, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/08/scientists-humans-perform-as-well-or-better-when-exposed-to-high-5000-15000-ppm-vs-low-co2-concentrations/

One of the crucial feedback on the finish of the thing:

“I spent months on a submarine with CO2 so excessive (and oxygen so low) that cigarettes wouldn’t keep lit (this turned into again within the not-so-long-ago dangerous previous days when smoking turned into nonetheless allowed on submarines). On the finish of it, simply prior to we got here off station, cigarette lighters wouldn’t even gentle.

“Our oxygen generator had damaged, our oxygen candles had been all used up, we had been on station (off Kamchatka the place the army base turned into, the place we weren’t intended to be) and couldn’t ventilate, and our CO2 scrubber turned into at the fritz.

“No issues in any respect cognitively, even if once we did in the end get out of there and got here to periscope intensity to ventilate, that air smelled so candy it virtually made me cry.”

What’s In A Title? The Hidden Complexities Of Classifying Most cancers

Via Christopher Gerry, ACSH, July Eight, 2019

https://www.acsh.org/information/2019/07/08/whatpercentE2%80%99s-name-hidden-complexities-classifying-cancer-14141

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

Now we have 18 months to save lots of international, Prince Charles warns Commonwealth leaders

Via Hannah Furness, Royal Correspondent, Telegraph, UK, July 11, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.telegraph.co.united kingdom/royal-family/2019/07/11/18-months-save-world-prince-charles-urges-commonwealth-leaders/

ARTICLES

1. It’s Now not Too Past due for New York to Get started Fracking

Cuomo deprives his state of its financial advantages as a result of imaginary environmental dangers

Editorial, WSJ, July 12, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-not-too-late-for-new-york-to-start-fracking-11562970236

SUMMARY: After describing his familiarity with upstate New York, the funding control worker and adjunct professor of finance writes:

“Like Rip Van Winkle, the financial system of upstate New York has long gone to sleep for the previous few many years. Upstate continues to publish slower financial progress and better unemployment in comparison with the downstate and capital areas. Upstate according to capita source of revenue is set 25% to 50% of the downstate moderate, and the distance is widening. New York’s rural spaces additionally undergo greater charges of opioid overdose deaths and hospitalizations.

“Such torpor is stunning for the reason that kind of two-thirds of New York’s 62 counties—together with all the western portion of the state—lately sit down atop the overlapping Marcellus and Utica shale formations, probably the most financial and prolific natural-gas play within the nation. Those gas-rich formations underlie 4 states—New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. New York on my own has selected to forget about this financial present.

“It’s been 5 years since Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned fracking—the method through which pure gasoline is extracted from shale—underneath the quilt of water-related environmental issues, successfully shutting down natural-gas building within the state. Upstate citizens can get a glimpse of what they’re lacking economically via having a look over the border to Pennsylvania, which since 2014 has develop into a middle of The united states’s natural-gas trade. It ranks solely at the back of Texas in output. From a status beginning slightly a decade in the past, the Keystone State in 2018 provided as a lot pure gasoline to the North American and international markets as Qatar did.

“For Pennsylvania citizens, the industrial advantages of fracking for shale gasoline have integrated decrease costs for heating and gear and expanded employment alternatives. Industries similar to petrochemicals have sprouted up, whilst development has boomed because of the connected calories infrastructure that should be constructed to procedure and delivery the state’s dry and rainy gasoline volumes.

“It isn’t too past due for New York to get in at the shale growth. Herbal-gas building wouldn’t remedy the entire upstate area’s financial issues, however the shale trade could be quite sturdy as a result of tapping the Marcellus and Utica formations calls for steady drilling. This could assist New York rebuild its commercial base.

“New York might be informed from Pennsylvania’s enjoy of introducing oil and gasoline actions right into a populated, topographically various a part of the rustic. If it began shale extraction as of late, the Empire State would be capable to profit from fresh trade developments in multi-well pad drilling, finishing touch tactics and water control. Within the part decade since Mr. Cuomo banned fracking, Pennsylvania has evolved superb practices concerning assets rights, neighborhood family members and protective the surroundings—together with the state’s myriad lakes, rivers and streams.

“For Mr. Cuomo, the ban turned into by no means about water, regardless of the “clinical uncertainties” surrounding hydraulic fracturing and water sources cited on the time via state environmental regulators. The New York portion of the gas-producing Marcellus and Utica shale formations sits 1000’s of toes beneath the skin; aquifers in most cases lie no various hundred toes beneath the skin. Its core is positioned at the previous Path 17 hall operating alongside the Southern Tier of the state, effectively to the west of the Catskill and Delaware watersheds that supply consuming water for New York Town and its suburbs.

“The drilling moratorium turned into extra about holding the upstate area as a pastoral retreat for city-dwellers. It’s no shock that the state’s most-vocal antifracking “riverkeepers” have a tendency to hail from the Higher West Aspect of Ny and Park Slope, Brooklyn.

“The ban turned into additionally about holding every other carbon-emitting fossil gasoline within the floor as a part of the Cuomo management’s weather time table. In recent times Gov. Cuomo has blocked new interstate natural-gas pipelines from traversing New York, whilst pushing gas-fired chronic out of the state’s electricity-generation combine in desire of renewables similar to wind and photo voltaic. The outcome has been emerging electrical energy prices for New York shoppers, giving new which means to the state motto Excelsior—Latin for “Ever Upward.”

“It’s telling to distinction the lack of New York’s state authorities to take hold of the “clinical uncertainties” related to fracking—regardless of years of empirical knowledge—with the metaphysical certitude Albany attaches to world warming, most commonly in response to projections of weather fashions. As with maximum ideologically pushed regulatory experiments, there was little focal point at the alternative charge to New York of its forgone oil and gasoline building.

“Don’t dangle your breath looking ahead to Mr. Cuomo to revisit his economically disastrous and environmentally ignorant fracking ban quickly—particularly with Democrats in complete management of the Legislature. With a watch all the time skilled to his political destiny, Mr. Cuomo has evolved his personal state-level Inexperienced New Deal, lately signing the Local weather Management and Group Coverage Act, which calls for that New York’s electrical energy grid be 100% carbon impartial via 2040. The following shot at an financial reprieve for upstate citizens received’t come till 2022, when management of Albany is up for grabs in statewide elections.

“Whilst dangerous for long-suffering New Yorkers, that timing will paintings superb via me. It’ll minimize down at the Thruway site visitors till my son graduates from faculty.”

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2. The U.S. Is Overflowing With Herbal Gasoline. Now not Everybody Can Get It.

U.S. gasoline manufacturing is at a checklist excessive, however the infrastructure had to transfer the gasoline across the nation hasn’t saved up

Via Stephanie Yang and Ryan Dezember, WSJ, July Eight, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-u.s.is-overflowing-with-natural-gas-not-everyone-can-get-it-11562518355?mod=hp_lead_pos7

The journalists write:

“The united states is awash in pure gasoline. In portions of the rustic there’s infrequently a drop to burn.

Previous this 12 months, two utilities that carrier the New York Town house stopped accepting new natural-gas shoppers in two boroughs and several other suburbs. Bringing up jammed provide traces operating into the town at the coldest wintry weather days, they stated they couldn’t ensure they’d be capable to ship gasoline to further furnaces. By no means thoughts that the rustic’s maximum prolific gasoline box, the Marcellus Shale, is just a three-hour pressure away.

“In the meantime, in West Texas, drillers have such a lot extra pure gasoline they’re merely burning it off, kind of sufficient every day to gasoline each and every house within the state.

“U.S. gasoline manufacturing rose to a checklist of greater than 37 trillion cubic toes final 12 months, up 44% from a decade previous. But the infrastructure had to transfer gasoline across the nation hasn’t saved up. Pipelines aren’t in the suitable puts, and when they’re, they’re in most cases many years previous and regularly too small.

“The outcome, regardless of natural-gas costs that glance low on commodities exchanges, is calories dinner party and famine.

“This spring, the cost of pure gasoline at a buying and selling hub close to Midland, Texas, dropped as little as adverse $Nine according to million British thermal gadgets—which means that manufacturers had been paying humans to take it off their palms. (1,000,000 British thermal gadgets is sufficient to dry about 50 numerous laundry.)

“In different places, costs soared because of bouts of chilly climate coupled with provide disruptions, together with an explosion alongside a British Columbian pipeline and a leaky underground garage facility close to Los Angeles. At a buying and selling hub in Sumas, Wash., pure gasoline rose to $200 according to million British thermal gadgets in March, the best ever recorded within the U.S. In Southern California, costs went as excessive as $23; the typical over the wintry weather turned into a checklist $7.23.

“The nationwide pure gasoline value set at Henry Hub in Louisiana has been saved low via plentiful provides, but restricted pipeline capability has despatched costs hovering, and in a single case plunging, at regional buying and selling hubs.

The nationwide benchmark, which is ready at a knot of pipelines in Louisiana, lately hit a three-year low of $2.19 and has hovered beneath $three for far of the 12 months.

“I don’t recall a state of affairs once we’ve had the highs and lows occur in such extremes and in such somewhat shut proximity,’ says Rusty Braziel, a former gasoline dealer who now advises calories manufacturers, commercial gasoline consumers and pipeline traders.

“With U.S. houses, chronic flora and factories the usage of extra pure gasoline than ever, the asymmetric distribution of the shale growth’s bounty implies that shoppers can finally end up paying extra and even develop into starved for gasoline, whilst firms that may’t get it to marketplace lose out on income. Round New York Town, the lack of gasoline has forged uncertainty over new traits and raised fears of stifling financial progress.

“One explanation why for the issue is that pipelines have develop into political. Proponents of lowering using fossil fuels have had little good fortune restricting drilling in energy-rich areas. As a substitute, they’ve became to combating pipeline initiatives on environmental grounds in areas like New York and the Pacific Northwest, the place they have got a extra sympathetic ear.

“Even in Texas, the guts of the oil-and-gas trade, new pipelines have began to fulfill extra native resistance. In April, landowners, Hays County and Kyle, a booming metropolis at the outskirts of Austin, sued to dam development of a 430-mile pipeline that might transfer gasoline from the West Texas drilling fields, the place it’s being burned up, to consumers close to Houston. The case turned into pushed aside via a Texas pass judgement on in June.

“Herbal gasoline, which is regularly discovered along oil and coal, turned into as soon as a nuisance to drillers and miners alike. It could ship crude capturing up out of wells like flammable geysers and turned into vulnerable to exploding in mineshafts. Earlier than the arrival of arc-welded pipelines which may be laid over lengthy distances, gasoline had little worth until it took place to be very just about early commercial towns, like Pittsburgh or Cleveland.”

The document then is going into the historical past of ways pure gasoline become a gasoline of selection after WW II.

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The Week That Was once: 2019-07-13 (July 13, 2019)
Dropped at You via SEPP (www.SEPP.org)
The Science and Environmental Coverage Venture
Quote of the Week: “The fascinating factor in regards to the Inexperienced New Deal,” he stated, “is it wasn’t at the beginning a weather factor in any respect. … Do you guys bring to mind it as a weather factor? … As a result of we actually bring to mind it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy factor.”Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leader of team Saikat Chakrabarti to Governor Jay Inslee’s weather director Sam Ricketts, as reported via David 1st viscount montgomery of alamein of the Washington Submit.

Collection of the Week: Between 11 and 48,00Zero deaths

THIS WEEK:

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

Groupthink or Bureaucratic Science: The loss of life of outstanding journalist Christopher Booker is an unlucky loss for many who dare suppose on their very own. As his pal Andy Shaw relates, Booker turned into operating on a guide on Groupthink, which turned into in response to paintings via psychologist Irving Janis. Booker turned into very much increasing his paper on groupthink and weather exchange, which turned into revealed via the World Warming Coverage Basis (GWPF). Thankfully, we’ve that paper, the chief abstract of which states:

“The aim of this paper is to make use of the clinical insights of a professor of psychology at Yale again within the 1970s to turn all the tale of the alarm over world warming in a exceptional new gentle. The past due Professor Irving Janis analysed what occurs when humans get stuck up in what he termed ‘groupthink’, a development of collective mental behaviour with 3 unique options, that we will characterise as laws.

“• A bunch of humans come to percentage a selected view or trust and not using a correct appraisal of the proof.

“• This leads them to insist that their trust is shared via a ‘consensus’ of all rightminded opinion.

“• As a result of their trust is in the end solely subjective, resting on shaky foundations, they then protect it solely via exhibiting an irrational, dismissive hostility in opposition to any person bold to query it.

“This paper starts via appearing how strongly a majority of these 3 signs had been in proof, proper from the beginning, when, within the past due 1980s, the conclusion upward thrust in carbon dioxide ranges turned into inflicting the earth dangerously to heat turned into first delivered to the sector’s consideration.

“It displays how the foundations of groupthink persisted to be in proof when, all through the length across the first document of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) in 1990 and the Rio ‘Earth Summit’ of 1992, world warming become followed as a global clinical and political ‘consensus’.

“The presence of groupthink turned into proven at Kyoto in 1997, when sensible steps had been first agreed to decelerate the upward push in international temperatures, via implies that will require the richer, evolved countries of the West to scale back their carbon dioxide emissions, whilst permitting the nonetheless ‘creating’ countries, similar to China and India, to proceed expanding them till their economies had stuck up with the West. Ultimately, because the paper will display, this department between the West and the remainder of the sector would transform the crux of the entire tale,”

After dialogue of the 1998 El Niño Booker continues:

“However then got here the ‘hockey stick’ controversy, which first drew fees that, to make their case appear extra believable, supporters of the ‘consensus’ – strongly recommended via the IPCC – had been having to govern the most important clinical proof. Their reaction to those allegations turned into additional proof of Janis’s 3rd rule, that any try to mission the ‘consensus’ should be omitted, rejected and suppressed.” [Boldface added]

Booker has many beneficial observations in his 100-page paper.

TWTW has termed groupthink, followed via authorities entities supposedly generating goal science, as Bureaucratic Science. The results of Groupthink can also be malevolent, evidenced via the adoption of the United Kingdom’s Local weather Exchange Act 2008, triggered via distorted science and statistics; the UN’s declaration of the eminent extinction of a million species, prompting kids to claim the Extinction Revolt; or the hot announcement via Prince Charles that “Now we have 18 months to save lots of international.”

As can also be observed within the above Quote of the Week, groupthink provides a possibility for many who want to exchange the sector with out requiring critical considered the effects. Scholars of the American Revolution notice the verdict to claim independence turned into thoughtfully debated and evaluated via delegates of the 13 colonies as to its penalties at the second one Continental Congress and prior to. (New York officially joined in mid-July.) See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy, Protecting the Orthodoxy, and Under the Backside Line.

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Groupthink Prolonged: Writing for the Wall Side road Magazine, columnist Holman Jenkins discusses how the media focal point on worst-case situations and the way those develop into the middle of discussion on weather coverage, without reference to how not going the extraordinary, the worst-case situation could also be. Mr. Jenkins starts:

It’s exhausting to credit score individuals who say they care about weather exchange after they don’t hassle to understand anything else in regards to the topic. Or after they applaud proposals that might be extremely dear but haven’t any impact at the alleged drawback and will solely educate the general public to develop into cynical about those that come bearing climate-related proposals.

However that’s the sector we are living in. Without a doubt, politicians don’t volunteer to ship extra fact than we’re prepared to listen to.

The place fraudulence is the norm, Joe Biden’s weather plan must be said for its relatively much less fraudulent mien. It doesn’t forget about the remainder of the sector, because the Inexperienced New Deal does.

His conclusion wishes emphasizing:

“I imply each and every phrase of the next: Forget about climate-science reporting in primary U.S. information organs. The click has given up wrestling with the bounds of data or correctly relaying the caveats tied to extremely summary pc fashions. If a worst-case situation materializes, humanity could have recourse to somewhat reasonably-priced geoengineering answers to try to mitigate warming. Within the period in-between, there is not any explanation why to imagine the sector will forcibly wean itself off fossil fuels. On the identical time, the relentless hunt for potency and development of era will proceed to scale back the carbon depth of our commercial civilization. It’s even conceivable to think about cost-effective, pro-growth insurance policies that might boost up this development. Sadly, those lack the faux-heroic scale and value tags that excite the virtuous left in this day and age.

“The media, for no matter explanation why, has selected a task for itself as a cheerleader for weather boondoggles. And the extra specialised the media—the website online Inside of Local weather Information is your instance right here—the extra totally it is going to commit itself to deceptive the general public about the real nature of the weather mission in our democracy.”

The one factor that wishes additional emphasis is that the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Exchange (IPCC) and america World Exchange Analysis Program (USGCRP) are political organizations, now not clinical ones. They invent worst-case situations even if their unvalidated fashions are contradicted via observations. They have got misplaced clinical integrity and clinical credibility. They’re leaders in groupthink, as described via Christopher Booker, above. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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The Greenhouse Impact – The Libraries: Proxy measurements or proxy variables stand in when one thing can’t be immediately measured. A proxy dimension might if truth be told measure one thing rather then what it’s presupposed to measure. As an example, Bristlecone Pine tree ring width measurements taken within the arid White Mountains of California and Nevada had been first of all used to measure carbon dioxide fertilization, then had been claimed via the IPCC (SPM, AR3, 2001 p.three) to measure expanding temperatures, with out evaluating them to exact thermometer measurements. Tree rings too can measure moisture or rainfall. The issue of figuring out precisely what a proxy measures leads researchers to make use of direct measurements anywhere conceivable – except for for the weather established order such because the IPCC and the USGCRP.

Led via John Christy, the Earth Device Science Middle, The College of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has 40 years of direct dimension of atmospheric temperature traits, but the IPCC and others grasp to floor measurements with very deficient world protection, with knowledge infected via the city heat-island impact. The IPCC ignores atmospheric knowledge, the place the greenhouse impact happens. In accordance with their 40-years’ price of globally knowledge, the UAH team has estimated, in a broadcast paper, doubling of carbon dioxide (CO2) will lead to an building up in temperatures of about 1.1ºC or 2ºF.

As mentioned within the earlier two TWTWs, physicist William van Wijngaarden and his colleagues, the usage of measurements of the results of greenhouse gases with out the results of clouds, have discovered doubling of CO2 (from 400 portions according to million to 800 portions according to million), Methane (CH4), Nitrous Oxide (N2O) with a 6% building up within the dominant greenhouse gasoline, water vapor, will lead to an building up in temperatures of about 1 to at least one.5ºC or 2 to 3ºF. The bottom worth the IPCC initiatives is 1.5ºC, which is the best worth of what van Wijngaarden initiatives. The best worth of the IPCC is Four.5ºC, a ways greater than van Wijngaarden.

The paintings of van Wijngaarden is in response to libraries compiled via Harvard-Smithsonian Middle for Astrophysics Atomic and Molecular Physics, the updating of which is mentioned in a up to date paper revealed within the Magazine of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Switch. In contrast to knowledge from some teams, the knowledge aren’t a secret and can also be explored the usage of the web and a laptop pc. Those that want to accomplish that want to notice sure phrases could also be complicated. As an example, species and Isotopologues discuss with other isotopes of an atom, leading to variants of the similar molecule. As an example, With the exception of for excessive instances in laboratories, hydrogen has three isotopes relying at the selection of neutrons. The commonest type of hydrogen has no neutrons.

Reviewing the tutorials to be had on the website online, and the calculations considering creating the knowledge could also be paying homage to the problems in creating artillery vary tables or creating the trajectories of rockets and satellites in america house program. For the latter, many human calculators had been hired, most commonly ladies. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy and Looking for a Not unusual Flooring.

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Microbes and Methane: Microbes shape the most important a part of existence on earth. About three.Five billion years in the past, uncomplicated, one-cell, cyanobacteria started the usage of the calories of the solar to damage down the molecules of CO2 and water to supply meals, the easy sugar, glucose, forming the bases of different carbohydrates, with oxygen as a byproduct. This strategy of photosynthesis can have led to multicellular existence and animal existence. But the UN groupthink about world warming now claims that expanding photosynthesis will purpose species extinction, particularly when world warming is helped alongside via methane.

As mentioned within the October 20, 2018, TWTW, Jock Allison and Thomas Sheahen introduced calculations via van Wijngaarden and Will Happer of the six pure greenhouse gases, in response to the knowledge from HITRAN, that on a per-molecule foundation, the aptitude of methane to soak up photons (radiative calories, warmth) is lower than one fourth that of CO2 either on the most sensible of the ambience and within the troposphere. As they state:

Desk 2 displays that the aptitude of the person molecules to soak up warmth (radiative forcing) is of the similar order of magnitude. This turns out cheap because the molecular construction of the 4 molecules isn’t vastly other.”

This research contradicts many silly statements similar to: “Take the greenhouse gasoline methane, whose molecules warmth the planet via 86 occasions up to carbon dioxide over a 20-year length.” The supply of 86 occasions over 20 years is unknown and meaningless. The item referenced a paper in “Nature” pointing out:

“Human actions and their results at the weather and surroundings purpose extraordinary animal and plant extinctions, purpose loss in biodiversity and endanger animal and plant existence on Earth. Losses of species, communities and habitats are relatively effectively researched, documented and publicized.”

Publicized, sure; yet now not effectively researched and documented with proof. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy and Un-Science or Non-Science?

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Medieval Heat Duration and Little Ice Age: The German website online, Die Kalte Sonne, stories a paper on The Medieval Local weather Anomaly in Antarctica revealed in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. That is offering additional proof that the nice and cozy length, adopted via the Little Ice Age took place within the Southern Hemisphere in addition to the Northern Hemisphere, contradicting the hockey-stick revealed via the IPCC in is 3rd Review Record (AR3, 2001, mentioned above). See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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ICCC-13: The 13th Global Convention on Local weather Exchange, arranged via The Heartland Institute, will happen on July 25 on the Trump Global Lodge, at 1100 Pennsylvania Street, NW, Washington, DC. The overall day time table options many audio system who reject groupthink and suppose for themselves.

SEPP shall be commemorated to provide its 2019 Fredrick Seitz Memorial Award for Outstanding Braveness within the Quest for Wisdom to Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P Sloan Professor, Emeritus, Division of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy – Convention.

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Clouds Once more: The various roles of clouds create many difficulties within the working out weather and weather exchange. Some purpose warming, others cooling. The mechanisms for his or her formation are poorly understood. Two physicists from the College of Turku, Finland, simply revealed a paper suggesting that the function of human emissions of CO2 on weather may be very small. The professor, Jyrki Ok. Kauppinen, had revealed a paper on Prime Answer Gasoline Section IR Spectroscopy Instrumentation. Lubos Motl of The Reference Body reported: “

“I used to be very much skeptical about any significant content material within the article…However lots of my doubts disappeared when I learn the textual content. When you have a look at the Figures three,Four, you’re going to see slightly some spectacular correlation. Between what? Between the low cloud quilt and the worldwide imply temperature.”

After a short lived digression he states:

“The affect of clouds at the precipitation fee in addition to temperature is plain. Those two Finns selected the low cloud quilt, attempted to optimally give an explanation for the worldwide imply temperature since 1970s or so, and decided that

· the CO2 weather sensitivity is simply Zero.24 °C according to doubling of the gasoline that we name existence, an order of magnitude beneath the IPCC estimates (which nonetheless have an enormous error margin, alternatively)

· the diminished low cloud quilt provides some 1.1 °C each time 10% of the clouds are got rid of (virtually equivalently, they translate it to at least one.Five °C according to 10% lower of humidity measured someplace)

“So, the warming because the starting of the economic revolution could also be defined just by the 10% or relatively smaller lower of the low cloud quilt. The contribution of the people is beneath 10% of the seen temperature exchange, which is 0 throughout the error margins, and could also be unnoticed.”

In fact, the paper is being strongly attacked, yet it is going to be fascinating to peer if it has lasting worth. See hyperlinks underneath Science: Is the Solar Emerging?

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Groupthink in Agriculture: A transparent instance of silly considering is a document from a “Senior scientist, College of Minnesota” discussing an:

“empirical style connecting crop yield to climate diversifications at every location, shall we use it to evaluate how a lot yields had modified from what we might have anticipated to peer if moderate climate patterns had now not modified.”

What’s extra, we discovered that decreases in consumable meals energy are already happening in kind of part of the sector’s meals insecure nations, that have excessive charges of undernourishment, kid stunting and losing, and mortality amongst kids underneath age Five because of loss of enough meals. As an example, in India annual meals energy have declined via Zero.Eight% once a year and in Nepal they have got fallen via 2.2% once a year.

Discounts also are happening in southern African nations, together with Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

If they’d having a look at exhausting knowledge as a substitute in their style, they are going to have came upon one thing bizarre. An atlas displays that Zimbabwe has about the similar latitude and elevation as central Brazil. The capital of Zimbabwe, Harare 17°49′45″S, has an elevation of one,490 m (Four,890 feet). The capital Brazil, Brasilia 15°47′38″S, is in central Brazil and has an elevation 1,172 m (three,845 feet). Now not solely is Brasilia nearer to the equator, the place it’s most often hotter; yet it’s also decrease in elevation, the place it’s hotter.

As mentioned in final week’s TWTW, agriculture is booming in central Brazil. Is it because of world warming / weather exchange? See hyperlinks underneath Agriculture Problems & Concern of Famine.

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SEPP’S APRIL FOOLS AWARD

THE JACKSON

SEPP is accomplishing its annual vote for the recipient of the coveted trophy, The Jackson, a lump of coal. Readers are requested to appoint and vote for who they suspect is maximum deserving.

Most sensible vote getters come with, yet aren’t restricted to: U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez [Always-On-Camera]; Invoice Nye, the Science Man; John Schellnhuber, [Director of Potsdam Center for Climate Impacts, advisor to Pope Francis and Angela Merkel]; Pope Francis; Theresa Would possibly [retiring as UK PM, leaving huge presents]; Paul Krugman [NYT columnist and public “intellectual”]; and Greta Thunberg [“the young thing”]. Balloting will shut on July 15, prolonged from June 30, with the winner introduced in a while thereafter.

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Collection of the Week: Between 11 and 48,00Zero deaths. Paul Homewood reminds us of some of the ridiculous efforts to determine a statistical hyperlink between tiny debris with a radius of two.Five micrometers or much less and “untimely” deaths from lung problems. Written via a corresponding member of French Academy of Agriculture, the thing turned into revealed in Eu Scientist and exposes groupthink in motion.

“The French Public Well being document, which revealed the determine of 48,00Zero sufferers of air pollutants in France according to annum, turned into revealed one month after an editorial within the prestigious magazine Nature, which tried the similar evaluate on a global scale. The militant environmental press in large part parroted either those two publications, with out ever noting their evident contradictions:

· At the one hand, an estimate of 38,00Zero sufferers every 12 months from PM 2.Five superb particulate topic and nitrogen oxides, on a world scale, thus together with the loads of thousands and thousands of population of the metropolises of rising nations

· Alternatively, an estimate of 48 00Zero sufferers for MP 2.Five on my own, at the scale of the 66 million French inhabitants, with significantly decrease ranges of air pollutants.

One don’t need to say extra. See hyperlinks underneath Well being, Power, and Local weather.

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Science: Is the Solar Emerging?

Finns: clouds management temperature, CO2 sensitivity Zero.24 °C

Via Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, July 12, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/07/finns-clouds-control-temperature-co2.html

Hyperlink to paper: No experimental proof for the numerous anthropogenic weather exchange

Via Jyrki Kauppinen, Pekka Malmi, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics (physics.ao-ph), Submitted June 29, 2019

https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.00165?context=physics.ao-ph

Physicists: Clouds ‘Nearly Keep an eye on’ Local weather, While Human Warming Quantities To Zero.01°C Consistent with 100 Years

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, July 11, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/11/physicists-clouds-practically-control-climate-whereas-human-warming-amounts-to-Zero-01c-per-100-years/

Harmonic Research of International Temperature Proxies for 2000 years

Via Horst-Joachim Lüdecke and Carl-Otto Weiss, the Open Atmospheric Science Magazine, 2019

https://benthamopen.com/FULLTEXT/TOASCJ-11-44

Planetary Low Tide Would possibly Drive Common Sunspot Sync Ups

An ordinary alignment of the planets—no, it’s now not pseudoscience—makes a robust sufficient tug to keep an eye on the Solar’s 11- and 22-year cycles.

Via Kimberly M. S. Cartier, EOS, June 21, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://eos.org/articles/planetary-low-tide-may-force-regular-sunspot-sync-ups

The affect of the de Vries (∼ 200-year) photo voltaic cycle on weather diversifications: Effects from the Central Asian Mountains and their world hyperlink

Via O.M.Raspopov, et al., Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, March 17, 2008

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018207005214

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

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

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

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 Global Panel on Local weather Exchange, April 2019

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

Obtain with out 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 Record at the Medical Consensus

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/

Obtain with out a fee:

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

Nature, Now not Human Task, Laws the Local weather

S. Fred Singer, Editor, NIPCC, 2008

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

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

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

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

Difficult the Orthodoxy

The “Easy Physics” Slogan

Via John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Feedback via William van Wijngaarden, Division of Physics and Astronomy, York College, Canada, April 16, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/video/ — Video

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/movies/the-simple-physics-slogan/ — Textual content

Medieval Local weather Anomaly Now Showed In Southern Hemisphere On All 4 Continents

In Medieval occasions, the penguins had it great and heat

Via Die kalte Sonne (German textual content translated within the English via P Gosselin), No Methods Zone, July 6, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/06/medieval-climate-anomaly-now-confirmed-in-southern-hemisphere-on-all-four-continents/

Hyperlink to paper: The Medieval Local weather Anomaly in Antarctica

Via Sebastian Lüning, Mariusz Gałka, and Fritz Vahrenholt, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Oct 15, 201

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018219303190

Christopher Booker: slayer of sacred cows

The Personal Eye co-founder turned into amongst our fiercest critics of groupthink. RIP.

Via Andy Shaw, Spiked, July Five, 2019 [H/T GWPF]

https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/07/05/christopher-booker-slayer-of-sacred-cows/

How the Media Corrupted Local weather Coverage

The management is correct: Worst-case situations shouldn’t dominate the talk

Via Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., WSJ, By the use of GWPF, July 7, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/how-the-media-corrupted-climate-policy/

Greenhouse Gases – A Extra Lifelike View

Via Jock Allison and Thomas Sheahen, The Magazine, The Legit Newsletter of The New Zealand Institute of Number one Trade Control Integrated, September 2018, pp three – 10.

https://www.nzipim.co.nz/Folder?Motion=View%20Report&Folder_id=120&Report=The%20Magazine%20September%202018.pdf

Local weather Alarmism Is Now a Actual Financial Danger to america

Via Alan Carlin, Carlin Economics and Science, July 7, 2019

http://www.carlineconomics.com/archives/5068

Difficult the Orthodoxy – Convention

Heartland Local weather Convention: “Very best Science, Successful Power Insurance policies” (July 25, 2019)

Via Robert Bradley Jr. Grasp Useful resource, July Nine, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/nongovernmental-international-panel-on-climate-change-nipcc/heartland-climate-conference-best-science-energy-reality-july-25-2019/

Opinion: Is Guy-Made Local weather Exchange a Settled Science?

Via Mei Chen, The Epoch Instances, July 11, 2019

https://www.theepochtimes.com/opinion-is-man-made-climate-change-a-settled-science_2998954.html

Hyperlink to website online: 13th Global Convention on Local weather Exchange (ICCC-13)

Via The Heartland Institute, Trump Global Lodge, WDC, July 25, 2019

https://www.heartland.org/occasions/occasions/13th-international-conference-on-climate-change

Protecting the Orthodoxy

Local weather exchange made France’s checklist warmth Five occasions much more likely

Via John Nielsen-Gammon, The Hill, July 6, 2019

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/451784-climate-change-made-frances-record-heat-Five-times-more-likely

“Fashions can also be unreliable as a result of they’re, effectively, now not actual, and observations can also be unreliable as it’s exhausting to tease out pure variability and native influences. However the mixture — plus the fundamental indisputable fact that because the Earth is warming, warmth waves must develop into extra intense on moderate anyway — makes a darned robust case for world warming.”

‘Local weather Melancholy’ Is Making Folks Give Up on Existence

“It’s tremendous painful to be a human being at the moment at this level in historical past.”

Via Mike Pearl, VICE, July 11, 2019

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5w374/climate-despair-is-making-people-give-up-on-life?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Local weather exchange isn’t our solely existential danger

Via Ira Helfand, CNN, July 6, 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/06/critiques/nuclear-war-climate-change-2020-opinion-helfand/index.html

Wondering the Orthodoxy

Journalism’s Contribution to the Upward push of Local weather Alarm

Via H. Sterling Burnett, Heartland Institute, July 12, 2019

https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/information/journalisms-contribution-to-the-rise-of-climate-alarm

CEI Recordsdata Formal Criticism Referring to NASA’s Declare of 97% Local weather Scientist Settlement on World Warming

Press Liberate, CEI, July 10, 2019

https://cei.org/content material/cei-files-formal-complaint-regarding-nasas-claim-97-climate-scientist-agreement-global

Teaching Children to Debate Alarming Local weather Claims

Via Paul Driessen, Townhall, July 6, 2019

https://townhall.com/columnists/pauldriessen/2019/07/06/educating-kids-to-debate-alarming-climate-claims-n2549587

ScienceMag: lifelike reforestation might eat all of our CO2 emissions

Via Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, July 6, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/07/sciencemag-realistic-reforestation-may.html

Hyperlink to article: Including 1 billion hectares of wooded area might assist verify world warming

Via Alex Fox, Science Magazine. July Four, 2019

https://www.sciencemag.org/information/2019/07/adding-1-billion-hectares-forest-could-help-check-global-warming

Hyperlink to paper: The worldwide tree recovery possible

Via Jean-Francois Bastin, et al., Science, July Five, 2019

https://science.sciencemag.org/content material/365/6448/76

After Paris!

China And India Will Watch The West Smash Itself – OpEd

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 10, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/10/china-and-india-will-watch-the-west-destroy-itself-oped/

Kyoto, Paris and a complete failure to chop CO2

Via Ruth Lea, The Conservative Lady, July Five, 2019

https://www.conservativewoman.co.united kingdom/kyoto-paris-and-a-total-failure-to-cut-co2/

Following President Trump’s resolution to withdraw from the Paris Settlement in 2017, we’re left with the EU (now lower than 10 according to cent of complete world emissions), and Canada and Australia (lower than three according to cent in combination).

Present pledges to section out coal chronic are severely inadequate to gradual weather exchange

Press Liberate, Via Chalmers College of Era, Phys.org, July 1, 2019

https://phys.org/information/2019-07-current-pledges-phase-coal-power.html

Hyperlink to paper: Possibilities for powering previous coal

Via Jessica Jewell, Vadim Vinichenko, Lola Nacke & Aleh Cherp , Nature Local weather Exchange, July 1, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-Zero19-0509-6

Futile Paris Accord

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, July Nine, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/07/09/futile-paris-accord/

Exchange in US Administrations

Obama’s “Blank Energy Plan” is changed via the Inexpensive Blank Power (ACE) rule

Via Anthony Watts, WUWT, July 12, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/12/obamas-clean-power-plan-is-replaced-by-the-affordable-clean-energy-ace-rule/

Inexpensive Blank Power Rule Is an Growth, However Nonetheless Improper

Via Marlo Lewis, Open Marketplace, July Nine, 2019

https://cei.org/weblog/affordable-clean-energy-rule-improves-obama-era-policy-still-contains-fatal-flaw

Intelligence aide, blocked from filing written testimony on weather exchange, resigns from State Dept.

Via Juliet Eilperin, Washington Submit, By the use of WUWT, July 11, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/11/intelligence-aide-blocked-from-submitting-written-testimony-on-climate-change-resigns-from-state-dept/

“One of the crucial statements White Space officers objected to turned into this commentary: ‘Absent in depth mitigating elements or occasions, we see few believable destiny situations the place vital — in all probability catastrophic — hurt does now not get up from the compounded results of weather exchange.’”

[SEPP Comment: Where is hard evidence of catastrophic climate change from CO2 increasing?]

Issues within the Orthodoxy

Standing Record On New York’s Quest For “Local weather Management”

Via Francis Menton, Ny Contrarian, July 6, 2019

https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/weblog/2019-7-6-7669n2g879mcy2hwtzxadnscm8rlcg

CCC: UK has simply 18 months to keep away from ’embarrassment’ over weather state of being inactive

Via Simon Evans, Carbon Temporary, July 10, 2019

https://www.carbonbrief.org/ccc-uk-has-just-18-months-to-avoid-embarrassment-over-climate-inaction?utm_campaign=RevueCBWeeklyBriefing&utm_medium=electronic mail&utm_source=Revue%20e-newsletter

Hyperlink to stories: Via Committee on Local weather Exchange: Unbiased recommendation to authorities on development a low-carbon financial system and getting ready for weather exchange, July 10, 2019

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/publications/

Decreasing UK emissions – 2019 Growth Report back to Parliament

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/e-newsletter/reducing-uk-emissions-2019-progress-report-to-parliament/

Growth in getting ready for weather exchange – 2019 Growth Report back to Parliament

https://www.theccc.org.united kingdom/e-newsletter/progress-in-preparing-for-climate-change-2019-progress-report-to-parliament/

Rising Mismatch Between Local weather Activism and World Power Truth

Via Personnel, Monetary Instances, By the use of GWPF, July Eight, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/growing-mismatch-between-climate-activism-and-global-energy-reality/

Executive lacking its objectives on weather exchange, advisers warn

Via August Graham, Town A.M. July 10, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.cityam.com/government-missing-its-targets-on-climate-change-advisers-warn/

Quebec joins Saskatchewan in carbon tax mission

Via Cosmin Dzsurdzsa, The Submit Millennial, Can, July Eight, 2019

https://www.thepostmillennial.com/quebec-joins-saskatchewan-in-carbon-tax-challenge/

Looking for a Not unusual Flooring

Infrared absorption cross-sections in HITRAN2016 and past: Enlargement for weather, surroundings, and atmospheric packages

Via R.V. Kochanov, et al., Magazine of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Switch, June 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022407318307957

HITRAN 2016 version

Via Iouli E. Gordon, Harvard-Smithsonian Middle for Astrophysics Atomic and Molecular Physics Department, Accessed July 12, 2019

https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/hitran/

Distinguished Veteran Meteorologist Pleads For Moderation In The Local weather Debate, Slams Each Hardcore Alarmists, “Deniers”

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 12, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/12/prominent-veteran-meteorologist-pleads-for-moderation-in-the-climate-debate-slams-both-hardcore-alarmists-deniers/

Local weather catastrophising dangers shutting down needed debate

Via Chris Bullivant, Town A.M., July Nine, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.cityam.com/climate-catastrophising-risks-shutting-down-vital-debate/

“So when kids this spring took to the streets alarmed that the sector turned into about to finish, I heard an echo of these claims from the 1980s. I questioned in the event that they had been being misled via exaggerations, particularly when an Extinction Revolt spokesperson stated that we might be consuming every different inside of 5 years’ time because of meals shortages.”

Local weather scientists’ pre-traumatic strain syndrome

Via Judith Curry, Local weather And so forth. July Eight, 2019

https://judithcurry.com/2019/07/08/climate-scientists-pre-traumatic-stress-syndrome/

Evaluate of Fresh Medical Articles via CO2 Science

Long run Pea Enlargement in Reaction to Emerging Atmospheric CO2 and Temperature

Kumari, M., Verma, S.C. and Bhardwaj, S.Ok. 2019. Impact of increased CO2 and temperature on progress and yield contributing parameters of pea (Pisum sativum L.) crop. Magazine of Agrometeorology 21: 7-11. July 12, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a4.php

The Noticed Tolerance of a Decorator Crab to Ocean Acidification

Rankin, A., Search engine optimisation, Ok., Graeve, O.A. and Taylor, J.R.A. 2019. No compromise between metabolism and behaviour of decorator crabs in diminished pH prerequisites. Medical Stories Nine: 6262, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-Zero19-42696-Eight. July 11, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a3.php

Hourly Rainfall Developments in Uttar Pradesh, India, Since 1969

Kant, S. 2018. Pattern and variability of hourly depth of rainfall over jap and northerly a part of Uttar Pradesh all through 1969-2014. Mausam 69: 577-588. July 10, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a2.php

The Expanding Resilience of Corals to Thermal Tension

Sully, S., Burkepile, D.E., Donovan, M.Ok., Hodgson, G. and van Woesik, R. 2019. An international research of coral bleaching over the last twenty years. Nature Communications 10: 1264, doi: 10.1038/s41467-Zero19-09238-2. July Eight, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/jul/a1.php

“Regardless of the mechanism, it’s transparent that style projections of destiny coral reef dying are probably approach off the mark, having been invalidated via observational knowledge appearing that provide coral populations lately have a better thermal threshold for bleaching giving them an greater chance of persisting effectively into the long run.”

Fashion Problems

World and Regional Building up of Precipitation Extremes Underneath World Warming

Via Simon Michael Papalexiou and Alberto Montanari, Water Sources Analysis, Would possibly Nine, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2018WR024067

[SEPP Comment: When has the weather been constant?]

Dimension Problems — Surroundings

World Temperature Record: June 2019: Maps and Graphs

Via Personnel, Earth Device Science Middle, The College of Alabama in Huntsville, Accessed July 12, 2019

https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/june2019/201906_map.png

https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/weather/2019/june2019/tlt_201906_bar.png

Converting Climate

The Combat of New Orleans: Local weather-Exchange Version

Via Joe Bastardi, Patriot Submit, July 11, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/64226-the-battle-of-new-orleans-climate-change-edition

Alaska’s Heatwave Just about As Scorching As 1915-So It Will have to Be World Warming Say BBC

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 6, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/06/alaskas-heatwave-nearly-as-hot-as-1915-so-it-must-be-global-warming-say-bbc/

July 12, 1936 – 113 Levels In Wisconsin

Via Tony Heller, The Deplorable Local weather Science Weblog, July 12, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/07/july-12-1936-113-degrees-in-wisconsin/

Federal scientists are expecting 2019 will set flooding checklist

Via Chris Turbines Rodrigo, The Hill, July 10, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/452421-federal-scientists-predict-2019-will-set-flooding-record

Hyperlink to document: 2018 State of U.S. Prime Tide Flooding with a 2019 Outlook

Via Personnel, NOAA, Nationwide Ocean Carrier, June 2019

https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/publications/Techrpt_090_2018_State_of_US_HighTideFlooding_with_a_2019_Outlook_Final.pdf

[SEPP Comment: Relates, vaguely, sea level rise with CO2 emissions, yet does not provide evidence establishing the relationship.]

Converting Seas

Results of Variability in Atlantic Ocean Circulate

There may be robust proof that the Atlantic meridional overturning movement performs an very important function in Atlantic multidecadal variability and related weather affects.

Via Rong Zhang, et al., EOS, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://eos.org/editors-vox/effects-of-variability-in-atlantic-ocean-circulation?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_content=effects-of-variability-in-atlantic-ocean-circulation&utm_campaign=ealert&utm_source=Eos+Number one+Checklist&utm_campaign=21f9c3f6b5-Weekly_All_Content_Digest&utm_medium=electronic mail&utm_term=0_f923f18da4-21f9c3f6b5-559653821

Purple Sea Temperature Report Presentations It Follows The AMO, Now not CO2 … “Herbal Local weather Oscillations”

AMO cycle at the downward facet: Purple Sea to chill within the coming many years

Via Die kalte Sonne, (German textual content translated via P Gosselin), No Methods Zone, July 7, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/07/red-sea-temperature-record-shows-it-follows-the-amo-not-co2-natural-climate-oscillations/

Coral reefs moving clear of equator

New analysis unearths a dramatic rebalancing of younger corals from tropical to subtropical waters all through the final 40 years

Via Personnel, Science Day-to-day, July Nine, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190709160136.htm

Hyperlink to paper: World biogeography of coral recruitment: tropical decline and subtropical building up

Via N. N. Price1, et al., MEPS, Marine Ecology Growth Sequence, July Four, 2019

https://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v621/p1-17/

[SEPP Comment: How much is due to temperature change and how much is due to CO2 enrichment?]

Methane emissions: don’t blame cows and camels, blame the oceans

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July Eight, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/methane-emissions-dont-blame-cows-and-camels-blame-the-oceans/

Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

10 fallacies about Arctic sea ice & polar endure survival: lecturers & mother and father consider

Via Susan Crockford, Polar Endure Science, July 12, 2019

https://polarbearscience.com/2019/07/12/10-fallacies-about-arctic-sea-ice-polar-bear-survival-teachers-parents-take-note/#more-120171

Polar bears are thriving regardless of world warming: this quick essay explains why

Via Susan Crockford, Polar Endure Science, July 11, 2019

https://polarbearscience.com/2019/07/11/polar-bears-are-thriving-despite-global-warming-this-short-essay-explains-why/#more-120196

“In conclusion, the polar endure is flourishing with virtually 50% much less sea ice than existed in 1979 with little proof that disaster for the species awaits. To the contrary, many Arctic citizens whinge there at the moment are too many bears for human protection.”

Antarctica turned into hotter a thousand years in the past — and existence turned into OK

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 11, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/antarctica-was-warmer-one-thousand-years-ago-and-life-was-ok/

Antarctic Ice Marvel

Via David Whitehouse, GWPF, July 10, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/antarctic-ice-surprise/

“Nature is sophisticated and regularly contradictory. Even with such an all-encompassing principle like Anthropogenic World Warming (AGW) now not each and every end result and commentary issues in the similar course.”

Agriculture Problems & Concern of Famine

Grounded: Oversupply of espresso beans sends world costs tumbling

Via Sebastian McCarthy, Town A.M. July Nine, 2019

https://www.cityam.com/grounded-oversupply-of-coffee-beans-sends-global-prices-crashing/

UPDATE 1-Brazil ships checklist quantity of inexperienced espresso with 2018-19 crop

Via Marcelo Teixeira, Reuters, July Eight, 2019

https://united kingdom.reuters.com/article/brazil-coffee-exports/update-1-brazil-ships-record-amount-of-green-coffee-with-2018-19-crop-idUKL2N2490YG

College of Minnesota: Zimbabwe Meals Manufacturing Declining As a result of Local weather Exchange

Visitor essay via Eric Worrall, WUWT, July 10, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/10/university-of-minnesota-zimbabwe-food-production-declining-because-climate-change/

Un-Science or Non-Science?

Tiny Creatures Play a Giant Function in Local weather Exchange

Via Andrew Urevig, ENSIA, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Climate Etc.]

https://ensia.com/notable/tiny-creatures-play-a-big-role-in-climate-change/

Hyperlink to paper: Scientists’ caution to humanity: microorganisms and weather exchange

Via Cavicchioli, Ripple and Webster, Nature Critiques Microbiology, June 19, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41579-Zero19-0222-Five

Reducing Requirements

ABC BOM immediately find out historical climate data (yet just for snow)

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 7, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/abc-bom-suddenly-discover-historic-weather-records-but-only-for-snow/

BBC backlash: Beeb going through prison mission as audience lift 1000’s to take on ‘bias’

THE BBC is going through a prison mission over how it displays its impartiality amid accusations of biased protection.

Via David Williamson, Categorical, UK, July 7, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.specific.co.united kingdom/information/united kingdom/1150214/BBC-bias-bbc-tv-licence-fee-pensioners

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

Edinburgh Will Be As Scorching As Paris In 2050

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 11, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/11/i/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Propaganda on Kids

Local weather scare mechanical device — pleased to make use of humans with a intellectual malady as a promotional device:

Via Jo Nova, Her Weblog, July 12, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/07/the-climate-scare-machine-is-happy-to-use-people-with-a-mental-illness-as-a-promotional-tool/

Increasing the Orthodoxy

The sector wishes a world time table for sand

Via Personnel Writers, Boulder CO (SPX), Jul 08, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/stories/The_world_needs_a_global_agenda_for_sand_999.html

Hyperlink to article: Time is operating out for sand

Sand and gravel are being extracted sooner than they may be able to get replaced. Observe and set up this useful resource globally, urge Mette Bendixen and associates.

Via Mette Bendixen, Jim Very best, Chris Hackney & Lars Lønsmann Iversen, Nature, July 2, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-Zero19-02042-Four

“We now name on UNEP and the International Business Group (WTO) to arrange and oversee a world tracking programme for sand sources.”

That Previous Gasoline Range Is Now not Your Good friend

Berkeley to imagine every other environmental first with proposed ordinance banning new pure gasoline hookups.

Via Jean Tepperman, East Bay Categorical, (Oakland, Berkeley), July three, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/that-old-gas-stove-is-not-your-friend/Content material?oid=26787463

“As soon as once more, the Town of Berkeley is thinking about a groundbreaking environmental coverage: This time it’s a ban on pure gasoline hookups in all new structures, beginning January 1, 2020.”

[SEPP Comment: And when the wind doesn’t blow, canned food and smoke signals?]

Wondering Eu Inexperienced

Internet 0 and the Commercial Ruination of the Geographical region

Press Liberate, GWPF, July 11, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/net-zero-and-the-industrial-ruination-of-the-countryside/

Hyperlink to document: Inexperienced Killing Machines: The affect of Renewable Power on Flora and fauna and Nature (PDF)

Via Andrew Montford, GWPF, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.org/content material/uploads/2019/07/GreenKillingMachines.pdf

Germans Rebelling Towards Wind Farms

Via Donn Dears, Energy For USA, July 12, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/07/12/germans-rebelling-against-wind-farms/

Power Spoil? German Knowledgeable: Fridays-For-Long run Calls for Would Value Families $1150 – A Month!

Via P Gosselin, No Methods Zone, July 10, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/10/energy-ruin-german-expert-fridays-for-future-demands-would-cost-households-1100-a-month/

Wondering Inexperienced In different places

Celebrating The united states’s Environmental Stewardship

Via Jim Steele, Landscapes and Cycles, July 10, 2019

http://landscapesandcycles.web/celebrate-america-s-environmental-stewardship.html

“Because of extra environment friendly farming strategies, the level of land coated via vegetation diminished 18% between 1938 and 1992, permitting maximum of that land to go back to extra pure habitat.”

[SEPP Comment: Contributing to the “loss of farmland” was replacing horses and other draft animals with internal combustion engines, lessening the need for animal feed.]

Costing the Inexperienced New Deal and “Deep Decarbonization”: Some Clarifications

Via Mark Krebs, Grasp Useful resource, July 11, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/krebs-mark/costing-the-green-new-deal-and-deep-decarbonization-some-clarifications/

World Funding in Inexperienced Power Drops Sharply

Via Personnel, Monetary Instances, By the use of GWPF, July 12, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/global-investment-in-green-energy-drops-sharply/

The Political Video games Proceed

AOC’s Leader of Personnel Admits the Inexperienced New Deal Is Now not about Local weather Exchange

Via Jack Crowe, Nationwide Evaluate, July 12, 2019

https://www.nationalreview.com/information/aocs-chief-of-staff-admits-the-green-new-deal-is-not-about-climate-change/

New York Town’s Rikers Sun Plan Makes No Sense

Via Daniel Turner, Actual Transparent Power, July 11, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/07/11/new_york_citys_rikers_solar_plan_makes_no_sense.html

“As Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as soon as stated “’t’s higher to be morally proper than factually proper’.”

The Hidden Local weather Time table

Via Paul Homewood, Now not a Lot of Folks Know That, July 6, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/07/06/the-hidden-climate-agenda/

One thing’s Rotten in D.C., and It Isn’t The ones Rain Totals

Via Chris Martz, WUWT, July Nine, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/11/somethings-rotten-in-d-c-and-it-isnt-those-rain-totals/

Cap-and-Business and Carbon Taxes

The Confusions of the ‘Conservative’ Carbon Tax

Via Benjamin Zycher, Nationwide Evaluate, July Eight, 2019 [H/t Cooler Heads]

https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/conservative-carbon-tax-confusions/

Subsidies and Mandates Eternally

China has slashed clear calories investment via 39%, main a world decline

Via James Temple, MIT Era Evaluate, July 10, 2019

https://www.technologyreview.com/f/613938/clean-energy-investments-are-plummeting-bloomberg-bnef/

[SEPP Comment: According to its website, MIT Technology Review is a media company, “Founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899, … our coverage is independent of any influence, including our ownership by MIT.”]

EPA and different Regulators at the March

Why toxicologists resisted and radiation geneticists supported EPA’S

adoption of LNT for most cancers chance evaluate

Via Edward J. Calabrese and Robert J. Golden, Chemico-Organic Interactions, July three, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://junkscience.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/CBI-Calabrese-Golden-LNT.pdf

[SEPP Comment: Another hollow victory for bureaucratic science (groupthink).]

Power Problems – Non-US

Who Runs OPEC?

Has the hunt for greater oil costs compelled Saudi Arabia to relinquish management of the cartel to Putin’s Russia?

Via Personnel, Al Jazeera July Nine, 2019

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2019/07/runs-opec-russia-saudi-hunt-higher-oil-prices-190705121456059.html

Power Problems — US

Keystone XL Pipeline Advantages are Connected to the USMCA [U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement]

Via Steven Globerman, Actual Transparent Power, July 05, 2019

https://www.realclearenergy.org/articles/2019/07/05/keystone_xl_pipeline_benefits_are_linked_to_the_usmca_110455.html

Xcel says it is going to probably desire extra chronic capability via 2030s

As software shifts from coal to renewables, gasoline flora, different era might fill hole.

Via Mike Hughlett Famous person Tribune, Minnesota, July 2, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

http://www.startribune.com/xcel-says-it-will-likely-need-more-power-plants-by-2030s/512073292/

“With its purpose of at the same time as winding down coal chronic and boosting renewable calories, Xcel Power is finding that via the 2030s, it is going to desire extra ‘dispatchable’ chronic than most likely up to now anticipated.

“Whilst Xcel tries to fulfill its competitive objectives for carbon-free chronic, the software stated in a regulatory submitting Monday that within the early 2030s it should want to upload the an identical capability of 3 sizable chronic flora. The explanation: to raised care for surges in chronic call for as variable calories assets — wind and photo voltaic — develop.

“Dispatchable chronic is electrical energy that may be consistent and became on briefly. Xcel’s destiny dispatchable wishes might be met via massive electricity-storing batteries or different new applied sciences. However they may additionally require the development of extra small gasoline flora.”

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

Record: Pennsylvania had checklist 12 months for pure gasoline manufacturing

Via Stephen Huba, Trib.Are living, Pittsburg, July 10, 2019

https://triblive.com/information/pennsylvania/report-pennsylvania-had-record-year-for-natural-gas-production/

Hyperlink to document: 2018 Oil and Gasoline Annual Record

Via Personnel, Pennsylvania Division of Environmental Coverage

https://www.depgis.state.pa.us/2018OilGasAnnualReport/index.html

Vaca Muerta in the end produces oil, a century after its discovery

Stumbling blocks have lengthy averted the exploitation of Vaca Muerta, Argentina’s famed shale formation in Neuquén. However now, the lifeless cow is coming to existence.

Via Jonathan Gilbert, Bloomberg, July 7, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.batimes.com.ar/information/financial system/vaca-muerta-finally-produces-oil-a-century-after-its-discovery.phtml

Nuclear Power and Fears

Carbon-Loose Energy: Sun as opposed to Nuclear

Via Wallace Manheimer, American Philosopher, July 12, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/carbonfree_power_solar_versus_nuclear.html

‘World Catastrophes’: Nuclear Energy is Extra Legal responsibility Than Asset in Local weather Exchange Combat

Editorial, Sputnik Information, July Nine, 2019 [Boldface Added]

https://sputniknews.com/research/201907091076188796-radioactive-material-to-leak-from-melting-glaciers-as-global-temperatures-rise/

Ukraine inaugurates big dome over destroyed Chernobyl reactor

Via Personnel Writers, Chernobyl, Ukraine (AFP) July 10, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/stories/Ukraine_inaugurates_giant_dome_over_destroyed_Chernobyl_reactor_999.html

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

What It Will Take for the Wind and Sun Industries to Cave in

Via Norman Rogers, American Philosopher, July Nine, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/what_it_will_take_for_the_wind_and_solar_industries_to_collapse.html

A High-quality Couple They Are (Wind and Sun Energy)

Via Jim Romeo, Energy Magazine, July 1, 2019

https://www.powermag.com/a-fine-couple-they-are-wind-and-solar-power/

“The pairing of wind and photo voltaic is rising as a wise method to put into effect renewable calories assets with higher financial feasibility.”

[SEPP Comment: Until they both fail at the same time.]

Power & Environmental Publication: July Eight, 2019

Via John Droz, Jr., Grasp Useful resource,

https://www.masterresource.org/alliance-for-wise-energy-decisions/energy-environmental-newsletter-july-Eight-2019/

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Power — Garage

Large batteries and inexpensive solar energy are shoving fossil fuels off the grid

Via Robert F. Carrier, Science Magazine., July 11, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://www.sciencemag.org/information/2019/07/giant-batteries-and-cheap-solar-power-are-shoving-fossil-fuels-grid

“Even if the Los Angeles challenge might appear reasonably-priced, the prices of an absolutely renewable–powered grid would upload up. Closing month, the calories analysis company Picket Mackenzie estimated the price to decarbonize the U.S. grid on my own could be $Four.Five trillion, about part of which might cross to putting in 900 billion watts, or 900 gigawatts (GW), of batteries and different calories garage applied sciences. (These days, the sector’s battery garage capability is simply Five.Five GW.) However as different towns practice the instance of Los Angeles, that determine is bound to fall.”

[SEPP Comment: Highly question dramatic decreases in costs. Lithium mining doesn’t seem to be subject to dramatic economies of scale. The headline in the article would be better put as: Promise of giant batteries and cheap solar power is shoving government policies into fantasyland.]

Choice, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Cars

From princes to undertakers, Norway’s motorists cross electrical

Via Personnel, AFP, July Nine, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://www.afp.com/en/information/826/princes-undertakers-norways-motorists-go-electric-doc-1gz9lw1

“However do Norwegians, who owe their immense wealth to North Sea oil, actually have a better environmental judgment of right and wrong than others?

“More than likely now not — the rapid electrification of the rustic’s automobile fleet is attributed basically to beneficiant state subsidies.

“In line with Norway’s largest insurer Gjensidige, new electrical vehicles are considering 20 p.c extra injuries involving private accidents than diesel fashions, partially as a result of their sooner acceleration.”

California Dreaming

California lawmakers approve laws for $21 billion wildfire fund

Via Zack Budryk, The Hill, July 11, 2019

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/452695-california-lawmakers-approve-legislation-for-21-billion-wildfire-fund

Well being, Power, and Local weather

Air pollutants: 38,00Zero deaths according to 12 months international, together with 48,00Zero in France…

Via Philippe Slump, Eu Scientist, August 29, 2018 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://www.europeanscientist.com/en/options/air-pollution-38000-deaths-per-year/#_edn1

Fireworks and Air High quality

Via Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, July 6, 2019

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/seek?updated-max=2019-07-08T12:37:00-07:00&max-results=1&beginning=2&by-date=false

Environmental Trade

Let’s get up to David Attenborough and the neo-Malthusians who need to management our lives

Via Matt Kilcoyne, Telegraph, UK, By the use of GWPF, July 11, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/lets-stand-up-to-david-attenborough-and-the-neo-malthusians-who-want-to-control-our-lives/

Different Medical Information

Lunar Residing: Nine Bizarre Sides of Residing at the Moon

Via Roy Spencer, His Weblog, July 12, 2019

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2019/07/lunar-living-Nine-weird-aspects-of-living-on-the-moon/

Different Information that Would possibly Be of Hobby

Scientists: People Carry out As Neatly Or Higher When Uncovered To Prime (5000-15000 ppm) vs. Low CO2 Concentrations

Via Kenneth Richard, No Methods Zone, July Eight, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/07/08/scientists-humans-perform-as-well-or-better-when-exposed-to-high-5000-15000-ppm-vs-low-co2-concentrations/

One of the crucial feedback on the finish of the thing:

“I spent months on a submarine with CO2 so excessive (and oxygen so low) that cigarettes wouldn’t keep lit (this turned into again within the not-so-long-ago dangerous previous days when smoking turned into nonetheless allowed on submarines). On the finish of it, simply prior to we got here off station, cigarette lighters wouldn’t even gentle.

“Our oxygen generator had damaged, our oxygen candles had been all used up, we had been on station (off Kamchatka the place the army base turned into, the place we weren’t intended to be) and couldn’t ventilate, and our CO2 scrubber turned into at the fritz.

“No issues in any respect cognitively, even if once we did in the end get out of there and got here to periscope intensity to ventilate, that air smelled so candy it virtually made me cry.”

What’s In A Title? The Hidden Complexities Of Classifying Most cancers

Via Christopher Gerry, ACSH, July Eight, 2019

https://www.acsh.org/information/2019/07/08/whatpercentE2%80%99s-name-hidden-complexities-classifying-cancer-14141

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

Now we have 18 months to save lots of international, Prince Charles warns Commonwealth leaders

Via Hannah Furness, Royal Correspondent, Telegraph, UK, July 11, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.telegraph.co.united kingdom/royal-family/2019/07/11/18-months-save-world-prince-charles-urges-commonwealth-leaders/

ARTICLES

1. It’s Now not Too Past due for New York to Get started Fracking

Cuomo deprives his state of its financial advantages as a result of imaginary environmental dangers

Editorial, WSJ, July 12, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-not-too-late-for-new-york-to-start-fracking-11562970236

SUMMARY: After describing his familiarity with upstate New York, the funding control worker and adjunct professor of finance writes:

“Like Rip Van Winkle, the financial system of upstate New York has long gone to sleep for the previous few many years. Upstate continues to publish slower financial progress and better unemployment in comparison with the downstate and capital areas. Upstate according to capita source of revenue is set 25% to 50% of the downstate moderate, and the distance is widening. New York’s rural spaces additionally undergo greater charges of opioid overdose deaths and hospitalizations.

“Such torpor is stunning for the reason that kind of two-thirds of New York’s 62 counties—together with all the western portion of the state—lately sit down atop the overlapping Marcellus and Utica shale formations, probably the most financial and prolific natural-gas play within the nation. Those gas-rich formations underlie 4 states—New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. New York on my own has selected to forget about this financial present.

“It’s been 5 years since Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned fracking—the method through which pure gasoline is extracted from shale—underneath the quilt of water-related environmental issues, successfully shutting down natural-gas building within the state. Upstate citizens can get a glimpse of what they’re lacking economically via having a look over the border to Pennsylvania, which since 2014 has develop into a middle of The united states’s natural-gas trade. It ranks solely at the back of Texas in output. From a status beginning slightly a decade in the past, the Keystone State in 2018 provided as a lot pure gasoline to the North American and international markets as Qatar did.

“For Pennsylvania citizens, the industrial advantages of fracking for shale gasoline have integrated decrease costs for heating and gear and expanded employment alternatives. Industries similar to petrochemicals have sprouted up, whilst development has boomed because of the connected calories infrastructure that should be constructed to procedure and delivery the state’s dry and rainy gasoline volumes.

“It isn’t too past due for New York to get in at the shale growth. Herbal-gas building wouldn’t remedy the entire upstate area’s financial issues, however the shale trade could be quite sturdy as a result of tapping the Marcellus and Utica formations calls for steady drilling. This could assist New York rebuild its commercial base.

“New York might be informed from Pennsylvania’s enjoy of introducing oil and gasoline actions right into a populated, topographically various a part of the rustic. If it began shale extraction as of late, the Empire State would be capable to profit from fresh trade developments in multi-well pad drilling, finishing touch tactics and water control. Within the part decade since Mr. Cuomo banned fracking, Pennsylvania has evolved superb practices concerning assets rights, neighborhood family members and protective the surroundings—together with the state’s myriad lakes, rivers and streams.

“For Mr. Cuomo, the ban turned into by no means about water, regardless of the “clinical uncertainties” surrounding hydraulic fracturing and water sources cited on the time via state environmental regulators. The New York portion of the gas-producing Marcellus and Utica shale formations sits 1000’s of toes beneath the skin; aquifers in most cases lie no various hundred toes beneath the skin. Its core is positioned at the previous Path 17 hall operating alongside the Southern Tier of the state, effectively to the west of the Catskill and Delaware watersheds that supply consuming water for New York Town and its suburbs.

“The drilling moratorium turned into extra about holding the upstate area as a pastoral retreat for city-dwellers. It’s no shock that the state’s most-vocal antifracking “riverkeepers” have a tendency to hail from the Higher West Aspect of Ny and Park Slope, Brooklyn.

“The ban turned into additionally about holding every other carbon-emitting fossil gasoline within the floor as a part of the Cuomo management’s weather time table. In recent times Gov. Cuomo has blocked new interstate natural-gas pipelines from traversing New York, whilst pushing gas-fired chronic out of the state’s electricity-generation combine in desire of renewables similar to wind and photo voltaic. The outcome has been emerging electrical energy prices for New York shoppers, giving new which means to the state motto Excelsior—Latin for “Ever Upward.”

“It’s telling to distinction the lack of New York’s state authorities to take hold of the “clinical uncertainties” related to fracking—regardless of years of empirical knowledge—with the metaphysical certitude Albany attaches to world warming, most commonly in response to projections of weather fashions. As with maximum ideologically pushed regulatory experiments, there was little focal point at the alternative charge to New York of its forgone oil and gasoline building.

“Don’t dangle your breath looking ahead to Mr. Cuomo to revisit his economically disastrous and environmentally ignorant fracking ban quickly—particularly with Democrats in complete management of the Legislature. With a watch all the time skilled to his political destiny, Mr. Cuomo has evolved his personal state-level Inexperienced New Deal, lately signing the Local weather Management and Group Coverage Act, which calls for that New York’s electrical energy grid be 100% carbon impartial via 2040. The following shot at an financial reprieve for upstate citizens received’t come till 2022, when management of Albany is up for grabs in statewide elections.

“Whilst dangerous for long-suffering New Yorkers, that timing will paintings superb via me. It’ll minimize down at the Thruway site visitors till my son graduates from faculty.”

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2. The U.S. Is Overflowing With Herbal Gasoline. Now not Everybody Can Get It.

U.S. gasoline manufacturing is at a checklist excessive, however the infrastructure had to transfer the gasoline across the nation hasn’t saved up

Via Stephanie Yang and Ryan Dezember, WSJ, July Eight, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-u.s.is-overflowing-with-natural-gas-not-everyone-can-get-it-11562518355?mod=hp_lead_pos7

The journalists write:

“The united states is awash in pure gasoline. In portions of the rustic there’s infrequently a drop to burn.

Previous this 12 months, two utilities that carrier the New York Town house stopped accepting new natural-gas shoppers in two boroughs and several other suburbs. Bringing up jammed provide traces operating into the town at the coldest wintry weather days, they stated they couldn’t ensure they’d be capable to ship gasoline to further furnaces. By no means thoughts that the rustic’s maximum prolific gasoline box, the Marcellus Shale, is just a three-hour pressure away.

“In the meantime, in West Texas, drillers have such a lot extra pure gasoline they’re merely burning it off, kind of sufficient every day to gasoline each and every house within the state.

“U.S. gasoline manufacturing rose to a checklist of greater than 37 trillion cubic toes final 12 months, up 44% from a decade previous. But the infrastructure had to transfer gasoline across the nation hasn’t saved up. Pipelines aren’t in the suitable puts, and when they’re, they’re in most cases many years previous and regularly too small.

“The outcome, regardless of natural-gas costs that glance low on commodities exchanges, is calories dinner party and famine.

“This spring, the cost of pure gasoline at a buying and selling hub close to Midland, Texas, dropped as little as adverse $Nine according to million British thermal gadgets—which means that manufacturers had been paying humans to take it off their palms. (1,000,000 British thermal gadgets is sufficient to dry about 50 numerous laundry.)

“In different places, costs soared because of bouts of chilly climate coupled with provide disruptions, together with an explosion alongside a British Columbian pipeline and a leaky underground garage facility close to Los Angeles. At a buying and selling hub in Sumas, Wash., pure gasoline rose to $200 according to million British thermal gadgets in March, the best ever recorded within the U.S. In Southern California, costs went as excessive as $23; the typical over the wintry weather turned into a checklist $7.23.

“The nationwide pure gasoline value set at Henry Hub in Louisiana has been saved low via plentiful provides, but restricted pipeline capability has despatched costs hovering, and in a single case plunging, at regional buying and selling hubs.

The nationwide benchmark, which is ready at a knot of pipelines in Louisiana, lately hit a three-year low of $2.19 and has hovered beneath $three for far of the 12 months.

“I don’t recall a state of affairs once we’ve had the highs and lows occur in such extremes and in such somewhat shut proximity,’ says Rusty Braziel, a former gasoline dealer who now advises calories manufacturers, commercial gasoline consumers and pipeline traders.

“With U.S. houses, chronic flora and factories the usage of extra pure gasoline than ever, the asymmetric distribution of the shale growth’s bounty implies that shoppers can finally end up paying extra and even develop into starved for gasoline, whilst firms that may’t get it to marketplace lose out on income. Round New York Town, the lack of gasoline has forged uncertainty over new traits and raised fears of stifling financial progress.

“One explanation why for the issue is that pipelines have develop into political. Proponents of lowering using fossil fuels have had little good fortune restricting drilling in energy-rich areas. As a substitute, they’ve became to combating pipeline initiatives on environmental grounds in areas like New York and the Pacific Northwest, the place they have got a extra sympathetic ear.

“Even in Texas, the guts of the oil-and-gas trade, new pipelines have began to fulfill extra native resistance. In April, landowners, Hays County and Kyle, a booming metropolis at the outskirts of Austin, sued to dam development of a 430-mile pipeline that might transfer gasoline from the West Texas drilling fields, the place it’s being burned up, to consumers close to Houston. The case turned into pushed aside via a Texas pass judgement on in June.

“Herbal gasoline, which is regularly discovered along oil and coal, turned into as soon as a nuisance to drillers and miners alike. It could ship crude capturing up out of wells like flammable geysers and turned into vulnerable to exploding in mineshafts. Earlier than the arrival of arc-welded pipelines which may be laid over lengthy distances, gasoline had little worth until it took place to be very just about early commercial towns, like Pittsburgh or Cleveland.”

The document then is going into the historical past of ways pure gasoline become a gasoline of selection after WW II.

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