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Weekly Local weather and Power Information Roundup #388

The Week That Used to be: 2019-11-30 (November 30, 2019)

Dropped at You via SEPP (www.SEPP.org)

The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge

Quote of the Week: “In studying The Historical past of Countries, we discover that, like folks, they’ve their whims and their peculiarities, their seasons of pleasure and recklessness, once they care now not what they do. We discover that total communities all of sudden repair their minds upon one object and pass mad in its pursuit; that hundreds of thousands of other folks turn into concurrently inspired with one fantasy, and run after it, until their consideration is stuck via some new folly extra charming than the primary.” –Charles Mackay (1841)

Selection of the Week: 63.6% of US electrical energy.

THIS WEEK:

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

Yellow Grew to become Inexperienced? Within the overdue 1800s, in particular in New York Town, pageant for flow between Joseph Pulitzer’s New York Global and William Randolph Hearst’s New York Magazine resulted in an generation referred to as yellow journalism, the place the newspapers offered very little respectable, well-researched information and relied upon crowd pleasing headlines, exaggerations of stories occasions, scandal-mongering, or outright sensationalism to extend gross sales. How the time period originated is in dispute, however the traits of the journalism aren’t. Those come with scare headlines in broad print, incessantly of teenage information, in depth use of dramatic photos, or imaginary drawings, deceptive headlines, pseudoscience, and false information from so-called consultants.

Setting apart precise information from mere hypothesis will also be tricky. It’s very similar to distinguishing science from science fiction. Similar to science, science fiction will also be splendidly imaginative, and extremely advanced, and it may possibly use arithmetic, the language of science. What separates science from science fiction is bodily proof. When arithmetic is used to create advanced fashions, the fashions will have to be examined opposed to all related bodily proof. Failure to take action is to forget about the medical way. And the style, when failing elementary checking out, turns into science fiction.

In particular in its summaries and particular studies the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Alternate (IPCC) is advancing concepts assumed to be medical, whilst ignoring the actual science, the medical way of checking out fashions assumptions, and ideas opposed to information, bodily proof from observations and experiments. The IPCC emphasizes the portions of its claims that adhere to the medical way, whilst downplaying the alarming parts of its claims that fail elementary checking out. The proof offered via the IPCC is incessantly contradicted via different proof, regularly extra compelling and dominant. To succeed in their function of forestalling use of fossil fuels, at the declare that it’ll reason risky world warming, the IPCC and its fans have followed the traits of yellow journalism.

Environmental (inexperienced) organizations have aligned themselves with the IPCC and are closely supporting the aims of the IPCC. In brief, the traits of yellow journalism are present in a lot inexperienced journalism, of which the IPCC particular studies and summaries are a component.

Thus, the struggle on fossil fuels has taken on a double irony. The CO2 emitted throughout combustion is greening the earth, and on the identical time, is inflicting vegetation to make use of water extra successfully. Environmentalists who’re hostile to coal, oil, and pure gasoline are thus hostile to bettering the fitness of our surroundings.

The concern of carbon dioxide, as promoted via the IPCC and the “vegetables”, is an apprehension of existence itself. The propaganda run up for the following Twenty-fifth annual Convention of Events (COP-25) of the United Countries Framework Conference on Local weather Alternate (UNFCCC) beginning December 2 in Madrid will also be seen as an assault on existence itself. It’s unsure that President George H.W. Bush identified what the settlement he signed would turn into. See hyperlinks underneath Protecting the Orthodoxy, Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide, and Issues within the Orthodoxy.

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Ebook Assessment – “World Warming Skepticism for Busy Folks”: Roy Spencer is the previous Senior Scientist for Local weather Research at NASA’s Marshall Area Flight Middle, the place he and Dr. John Christy won NASA’s Outstanding Clinical Fulfillment Medal for his or her world temperature tracking paintings with satellites. Spencer wrote a phenomenal e-book at the problems between information and hypothesis as carried out to weather science. Neatly written and simple to grasp, the e-book discusses elementary elements of the most important problems. It gives proof from each side, emphasizing that the greenhouse impact is easily established, however the sure feedbacks aren’t. The concern of CO2 as promoted via the IPCC and others is attributed to the feedbacks. The e-book in brief discusses the advantages and prices of accelerating CO2, with the prices missing bodily proof, equivalent to expanding sea degree upward push and ocean acidification.

Spencer cites the observations via Charles Mackay used within the Quote of the Week. It suits the present generation in weather science really well. He asks 5 large questions:

1) “Is warming and related weather substitute most commonly human prompted?

2) Is the human-caused portion of warming and related weather substitute big enough to be harmful?

Three) Do the weather fashions we use [to] proposed calories insurance policies correctly expect weather substitute?

four) Would the proposed coverage adjustments considerably cut back weather substitute and ensuing injury?

five) Would the coverage adjustments do extra just right than hurt to humanity?

“The solutions to all 5 questions want to be ‘sure’ as a way to make really extensive adjustments to our calories insurance policies past what loose marketplace forces dictate. But, it’s not obtrusive to me that the solution to any of the 5 is ‘sure.’”

A number of the many problems he raises are the accuracy of pure calories flows, which aren’t widely known. With out compiling information from measurements, now not calculations utilized in unvalidated fashions, we can’t identify that the warming from a doubling of CO2 will likely be other than a modest 1.2 º C, some distance lower than claimed via the IPCC.

TWTW Remark: This estimate is in keeping with estimates via William Happer, van Wijngaarden, and others. To succeed in a doubling of CO2 from the present degree of quite over 400 portions in line with million (ppm) will require burning extra fossil fuels than are recognized to exist on the earth. Moreover, it’s unsure that even this might be enough to stop an inevitable destiny ice age, a real killer weather.

Spencer facets out that simply because a analysis paper assumes the reason for warming is CO2, it’s not essentially true, then states:

“Why don’t extra papers take on the thorny factor of figuring out how a lot warming is pure as opposed to anthropogenic? For no less than 3 causes:

1) We can’t separate human from pure reasons of warming (there are not any human fingerprints).

2) We have now just a deficient figuring out of pure reasons of weather substitute.

Three) We can’t compute how stable human-caused warming is from first bodily ideas (the weather sensitivity drawback, mentioned later).

Bankruptcy 13; Why is Warming now not Progressing as Predicted? addresses the massive drawback of IPCC’s reliance on weather fashions in its insurance policies.

“Local weather fashions [in use today] most likely over-predict warming as a result of they[the models] produce an excessive amount of sure comments, which is important for top weather sensitivity. The small quantity of direct warming from a doubling of CO2 (just a little over 1 deg C) is magnified via a couple of issue of 3 in weather fashions because of warming-induced adjustments in clouds and water vapor, whilst the [actual] observations counsel there’s little magnification in any respect.

“The sure comments processes contained in weather fashions are very unsure, but are liable for maximum (about 2/Three) of the warming the fashions produce.

Whilst the fashions are certainly most commonly made up of basic bodily ideas which can be lovely properly established, it’s those few poorly recognized comments processes that resolve how severe the worldwide warming drawback will likely be. Out of masses of hundreds of strains of laptop code making up the fashions, it may well be that just a few strains of code representing very unsure assumptions in regards to the weather method are basically liable for generating an excessive amount of [predicted] warming.

“For this reason I name the weather analysis group’s protection of the present weather fashions as ‘bait and turn’. The well-understood elementary bodily ideas the fashions are constructed on produce solely about 1 deg. C of warming in line with 2Xco2, [a doubling of CO2] whilst the extra 2 deg. C of warming they produce from sure feedbacks could be very speculative. They promote you at the properly understood physics supporting the 1 deg. C of direct warming, however then transfer to the whole Three levels of warming the fashions produce as in a similar way dependable.

“How clouds may substitute with warming (cloud comments) is especially unsure, a truth this is admitted via modelers. The weather fashions can’t come with the true physics of cloud formation and dissipation as a result of computer systems ae now not almost rapid adequate to be run with the superb element contained in clouds. Actually, we don’t even perceive one of the most microphysical main points of what occurs in clouds, combating us from modelling them even though computer systems had been rapid adequate.”

In keeping with Spencer the fashions have clouds forming at a humidity as little as 85% however in fact, they require a relative humidity of 100%. That is however one of the problems with the efforts to style the weather. To rely on the result of such modeling in organising calories coverage is absurd.

There are a selection of excellent books at the weaknesses of weather science proclaimed via the IPCC and its fans. This is likely one of the greatest.

As an apart, the use of Spencer’s numbers and IPCC’s common sense one may say that the IPCC’s science is one-third science and two-thirds science fiction. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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Lifestyles at Its Limits: Two papers, each printed via the Nature workforce, deliver up the extremes at which existence on earth can exist. Each papers handled extremely acid waters, some distance past any acidity prompted (in truth reducing of alkalinity) via expanding carbon dioxide concentrations within the ambiance. One paper handled hydrothermal vents in ocean shallows and the way existence replaced after an earthquake and a hurricane replaced the nice and cozy sulfur-rich waters with probable restoration inside two years. Just a few specialised animal species equivalent to crabs, snails and micro organism reside within the quick neighborhood of those vents.

The second one paper handled certainly one of the most up to date, maximum acidic puts on earth, the polyextreme geothermal Dallol–Danakil house in Ethiopia, the place existence has tailored to dwelling with in reality acidic waters, with extremely sure Magnesium ion- and Calcium ion-dominated brines with a pH of roughly 0. It isn’t transparent how the pH is measured, however extremely various ultra-small archaea [single-cell life forms] had been discovered. The endurance of existence is astounding, opposite to claims that expanding CO2 endanger existence on the earth. See hyperlinks underneath Acidic Waters.

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Demise of a Glacier: In a exposure stunt in August, inexperienced teams mourned the passing of a glacier in Iceland. Breitbart studies that David Gunnlaugsson, Iceland’s high minister from 2013 to 2016, concept another way in regards to the passing:

“’Our weather adjustments, however people adapt. As an alternative of scaremongering, we must means this example on a systematic and rational foundation,’ Gunnlaugsson writes in the most recent factor of the Spectator.”

“’When the glaciers had been increasing, laying waste to what had prior to now been inexperienced meadows and farmlands, the individuals who misplaced their properties would hardly ever were grief-stricken via the idea that someday that style may well be reversed,’ he proposes, noting that once Iceland changed into first came upon it changed into utterly coated in forests.”

“’We Icelanders have witnessed serious adjustments to our pure surroundings,’ he says. ‘Iceland is a rustic of outstanding pure alteration, and we’ve needed to adapt to that truth. We realise that people want to recognize pure forces, however historical past has additionally proven us the ability of human ingenuity and our talent to live on.’”

It’s unsure that Mr. Gunnlaugsson will sign up for the COP-25 birthday celebration to save lots of the planet.

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Tipping Issues: The Nature Team printed one other paper about Tipping Issues, it sounds as if past which adjustments to the weather method can’t be stopped. Because the earth’s weather has been warming and cooling for masses of hundreds of thousands of years, with extensive variations in temperatures, it seems that the most recent is one other workout designed to frighten young people. See hyperlinks underneath Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate or be Imprecise? and Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

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Additions and Corrections: Remaining week’s TWTW, mentioned that the 2019 US crop yields had been under the trend-line for the primary time in six years. William Dwyer wrote good thing about this deficient harvest could also be the operating down of one of the most surplus of shares from fresh years. There may be really extensive tonnage of corn and beans closing in garage silos from fresh beyond years.

In discussing “coverage insurance coverage” remaining week, TWTW neglected a key clause organising the analogy. When gangsters be offering “coverage insurance coverage” they normally have genuine keep watch over over the thugs that break companies. In its calls for of a $100 billion a yr into its “Inexperienced Local weather Fund”, the UN is implying it may possibly give up CO2 emissions thereby give up risky weather substitute. The UN has no keep watch over over China’s CO2 emissions and CO2 is a little bit participant in weather substitute. Thus, the UN can’t keep watch over both and no person must really feel pressured to pay for cover. See above dialogue on Roy Spencer’s e-book and hyperlinks underneath After Paris!

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Selection of the Week: 63.6% of US electrical energy. In keeping with america Power Knowledge Management, in 2018 fossil fuels had been used to generate 63.6% of US electrical energy, with pure gasoline producing 35.2%, coal 27.five%. Nuclear chronic generated 19.four%. Renewables generated 16.Nine%, with hydropower at 7%, wind at 6.five%, photo voltaic at 1.five%. biomass at 1.four%, and miscellaneous.

In keeping with a chart utilized by CNN, the ability sector call for for coal is projected to drop in 2020 to the bottom degree since 1978. Within the overdue 1970s, america authorities banned using oil and gasoline for chronic vegetation, selling coal because the substitute. It took ten years however ultimately america authorities learned the folly of banning oil, and particularly gasoline, for chronic vegetation. Inexperienced teams selling renewables incessantly fail to say their opposition to hydropower, which is incorporated as a renewable.

See hyperlinks underneath Power Problems – US and https://www.eia.gov/equipment/faqs/faq.php?identity=427&t=Three

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NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Climategate Persisted

Ten Years After Climategate, the Scientists Have Gained—However What Concerning the Remainder of the Global?

By way of Brian Kahn, GIZMODO, Nov 20, 2019

https://earther.gizmodo.com/ten-years-after-climategate-the-scientists-have-won-bu-1839947721

[SEPP Comment: Won what? The IPCC still uses science fiction to frighten people.]

Suppressing Clinical Inquiry

Scientists Slam Loose Science Speech Bullying… Dr. Benny Peiser: “We Are Dwelling A Very Tragic Time” In Germany!

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 26, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/26/scientists-slam-free-science-speech-bullying-dr-benny-peiser-we-are-living-a-very-tragic-time-in-germany/

“This beyond weekend in Munich, the Eu Institute for Local weather and Power (EIKE) held its 13th annual weather and effort convention. In keeping with EIKE, over 200 attended, making it probably the most a success up to now.”

Local weather Scientists Diminished to Hiding from Local weather Thuggery in Germany

By way of James Taylor, Townhall, Nov 22, 2019

https://townhall.com/columnists/jamestaylor/2019/11/22/climate-scientists-reduced-to-hiding-from-climate-thuggery-in-germany-n2556941

Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC

Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Bodily Science

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

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

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

Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Organic Affects

Idso, Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental Global Panel on Local weather Alternate (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 Alternate Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

By way of A couple of Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental Global Panel on Local weather Alternate, April 2019

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

Obtain without a rate:

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

Why Scientists Disagree About World Warming

The NIPCC File at the Clinical Consensus

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/

Obtain without a rate:

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

Nature, No longer Human Job, 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

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

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

Difficult the Orthodoxy

Clive James, Mythical Writer, Poet, Stand-up comedian & Local weather Sceptic Has Died

By way of Team of workers, GWPF, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/clive-james-legendary-author-poet-humorist-climate-sceptic-has-died/

World Warming Skepticism for Busy Folks

By way of Roy Spencer, Kindle Version, 2018

https://www.amazon.com/World-Warming-Skepticism-Busy-Folks-ebook/dp/B07H57WVYJ/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1538663092&sr=1-1&key phrases=world+warming+skepticism+for+busy+other folks

Is Emerging Atmospheric CO2 Inflicting Bad World Warming?

The Absence of a Local weather Disaster

By way of Craig Idso, Middle for the Find out about of Carbon Dioxide and World Alternate, Nov 25, 2019

Transcript: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/co2temp.pdf

Video: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/co2temp.php

Apocalypse Deferred

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/apocalypse-deferred/

“This dialogue with Mark Steyn is the one time Steve McIntyre, Ross McKitrick, and Anthony Watts have seemed in combination on degree.”

There’s no weather emergency – the fact that drove a Lib Dem doolally

By way of Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Girl, Nov 28, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.conservativewoman.co.united kingdom/there-is-no-climate-emergency-the-truth-that-drove-a-lib-dem-doolally/?fbclid=IwAR2o3rtNab0OshO67e6Hl_8m4UYL6I3162bJ1BsQ62VwnPfaC0NaqZ-woX8

Former High Minister of Iceland: ‘Melting Glaciers are Not anything to Panic About’

By way of Thomas Williams, Breitbart, Nov 22, 2019 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://www.breitbart.com/surroundings/2019/11/22/former-prime-minister-of-iceland-melting-glaciers-are-nothing-to-panic-about/

New Video: The Low CO2 Local weather Of 1921

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov 29, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/11/new-video-the-low-co2-climate-of-1921/

[SEPP Comment: Meteorological Mumps?]

Protecting the Orthodoxy

‘All weapons blazing’ as Madrid races to host weather summit

By way of Diego Urdaneta, Madrid (AFP) Nov 22, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/All_guns_blazing_as_Madrid_races_to_host_climate_summit_999.html

COP25 Press Unencumber: The UN Push for an All-Robust World Carbon Marketplace

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 29, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/29/cop25-the-push-for-a-strong-global-carbon-market/

Hyperlink to press launch: COP25 to Be the Launchpad for Considerably extra Local weather Ambition

By way of Team of workers, UNFCC, replaced to United Countries Local weather Alternate, Nov 29, 2019

https://unfccc.int/information/cop25-to-be-the-launchpad-for-significantly-more-climate-ambition-Zero

Earth Gadget Alert

By way of Johan Rockström (PIK), Joyeeta Gupta and Dahe Qin, Challenge Syndicate, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.project-syndicate.org/remark/earth-commission-protect-natural-systems-by-johan-rockstrom-et-al-2019-11

In spaces the place intergovernmental negotiating our bodies – such because the United Countries Conventions on Organic Variety, Fighting Desertification, and the Regulation of the Sea – are already operating to ascertain science-based objectives, the coalition will give a boost to this paintings.

[SEPP Comment: The UN fails to acknowledge that additional CO2 is greening the planet and making plants more efficient in using water.]

UN Panic Button: Mass Extinctions By way of 2100 Even with Paris Settlement Local weather Pledges

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 26, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/26/un-panic-mass-extinctions-by-2100-even-with-paris-agreement-climate-pledges/

Hyperlink to document: Emissions Hole File 2018

By way of Team of workers, UN Surroundings Programme, 2019

https://www.unenvironment.org/assets/emissions-gap-report-2018

[SEPP Comment: The UN continues to assume that it has produced the physical evidence firmly establishing a link between CO2 and global temperatures while excluding natural variation. As stated above, it has not..]

The 5 corrupt pillars of weather substitute denial

By way of Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth Gadget Science, UCL, UK, By means of The Dialog, Nov 28, 2019

https://theconversation.com/the-five-corrupt-pillars-of-climate-change-denial-122893

“The elemental query is why are we permitting the folks with probably the most privilege and gear to persuade us to extend saving our planet from weather substitute?”

[SEPP Comment: According to the author’s numbers, the total annual climate lobbying spending of the five largest publicly-owned oil & gas companies is $201 million. No guess of the billions spent each year by government and green groups to falsely claim that CO2 is the primary cause of climate change.]

Wondering the Orthodoxy

Why Apocalyptic Claims About Local weather Alternate Are Fallacious

By way of Michael Shellenberger, Forbes, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/michaelshellenberger/2019/11/25/why-everything-they-say-about-climate-change-is-wrong/#7c656a8912d6

The very small disaster

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/the-very-small-crisis/

“With radiative forcing we’re within the latter state of affairs. It might take 550 years on the present charge of human emissions for the rise in radiative forcing to be greater than the variety of size error.

“So you’ll be able to see why now we have issue believing there’s an emergency.”

The Nice World Warming Swindle

If we’ve heard just one aspect of a debate, we will’t declare to be totally knowledgeable.

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov 27, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/11/27/the-great-global-warming-swindle/

[SEPP Comment: Includes Tim Ball and Nir Shaviv.]

World Warming’s Apocalyptic Trail

It is available in waves, and it’s inconceivable to expect what’s going to occur after the present wave of more and more unhinged weather substitute activism breaks.

By way of Rael Jean Isaac, The American Spectator, Nov 21, 2019

https://spectator.org/global-warmings-apocalyptic-path/

The Local weather Con

By way of Dave Ball, American Philosopher, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/the_climate_con.html

After Paris!

China says it’s already met 2020 weather aims

By way of Team of workers, New York Submit, Nov 27, 2019

https://nypost.com/2019/11/27/china-says-theyve-already-met-their-2020-climate-goals/

China Proves It: Obama Truly Used to be A Sap

Editorial, I & I, Nov 29, 2019

https://issuesinsights.com/2019/11/29/china-proves-it-obama-really-was-a-sap/

Europe Is Shedding The Local weather Wars As China Calls for $100 Billion

By way of Team of workers, Trade Occasions, By means of GWPF, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/europe-is-losing-the-climate-wars-as-china-demands-100-billion/

Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide

Our Greening Planet… German Science Mag: Satellite tv for pc Imagery Proves “Global’s Crops Increasing Since A long time”

An “extraordinary greening of the planet,” studies German science journal Wissenschaft. “A paradox.”

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 28, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/28/our-greening-planet-german-science-magazine-satellite-imagery-proves-worlds-vegetation-expanding-since-decades/

[SEPP Comment: A commentator on the article states: “…the translator obviously didn’t read the article carefully. One of the conclusions is, that at some point the growing CO2 part in the air will kill the plants. It is absolutely consistent with the narrative of climate alarmism.” But at what point – 40,000 parts per million (ppm), 100 times today’s concentration or 400,000 ppm, a thousand times today’s concentration?]

Issues within the Orthodoxy

EU’s carbon border tax will injury world weather substitute efforts, China says

International locations ‘want to save you unilateralism and protectionism from hurting world expansion expectancies’, China’s vice-minister for the surroundings says

The brand new tax is geared toward protective Eu corporations from unfair pageant via elevating the price of merchandise from international locations that fail to do so on weather substitute

By way of Team of workers, Reuters, South China Morning Submit Nov 27, 2019

https://www.scmp.com/information/china/international relations/article/3039549/eus-carbon-border-tax-will-damage-global-climate-change

EU Consensus Damaged As 225 MEPs Vote In opposition to ‘Local weather Emergency’

Press Unencumber, Eu Local weather Realist Community, Nov 28, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/eu-consensus-broken-as-225-meps-vote-against-climate-emergency/

[SEPP Comment: Another failure of the 97% consensus?]

Searching for a Commonplace Flooring

Local weather migration myths

By way of Ingrid Boas, Carol Farbotko, and Mike Hulm, Nature Local weather Alternate, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0633-Three

“First, analysis and analysis investment will have to allow the belief that weather substitute reasons mass human migration to be interrogated, relatively than just reinforcing it. There may be already really extensive proof that migration isn’t only pushed via weather substitute.”

Assessment of Contemporary Clinical Articles via CO2 Science

A Easy Visible Show of CO2-Prompted Wheat Biomass and Water Use Potency Will increase

Li, P., Hao, X., Aryal, M., Thompson, M. and Seneweera, S. 2019. Increased carbon dioxide and nitrogen delivery impact photosynthesis and nitrogen partitioning of 2 wheat types. Magazine of Plant Diet 42: 1290-1300. Nov 25, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/nov/a11.php

Dimension Problems — Floor

Extra Actual Knowledge Utterly Contradict Faux Media… Display Scandinavia, Eire NOT WARMING Over Previous A long time

By way of Kirye and Pierre Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 27, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/27/more-real-data-totally-contradict-fake-media-show-scandinavia-ireland-not-warming-over-past-decades/

Dimension Problems — Setting

Greenhouse gasoline concentrations in ambiance attain but one other excessive

UN WMO Press Unencumber, Nov 25, 2019

https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/greenhouse-gas-concentrations-atmosphere-reach-yet-another-high

[SEPP Comment: Typical UN chart with the base at 340 ppm rather than zero!]

Converting Climate

Simply The Details On Hurricanes

By way of Roger Pielke, Forbes, Nov 24, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/rogerpielke/2019/11/24/just-the-facts-on-hurricanes/#4b135839551f

Cherries within the rain

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/cherries-in-the-rain/

Hyperlink to paper: Assessing adjustments in US regional precipitation on more than one time scales

By way of Ross McKitrick and John Christy, Magazine of Hydrology, November 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169419308091?by the use ofp.c3Dihub

A Bomb Cyclone Will Hit the Southern Oregon Coast

By way of Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, Nov 25, 2019

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/11/a-bomb-cyclone-will-hit-southern-oregon.html

“An explosively growing bomb-cyclone will hit the southern Oregon coast day after today, with hurricane-force wind gusts, towering waves, and a variety of precipitation.

“The time period ‘meteorological bomb’ is given to a midlatitude cyclone whose central force declines via greater than 24 millibars (or 24 hPa) in 24 hours (there’s a latitude dependence of the criterion, however that is shut adequate). This hurricane goes to blow that criterion away.”

[SEPP Comment: At least Mass explains the “headline grabbing” vocabulary. Later posts show the severe storm occurred.]

Local weather Emergency Excursion: Typhoon Version

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/climate-emergency-tour-hurricane-edition/

El Nino seeing excessive swings within the business age

By way of Team of workers Writers, Atlanta GA (SPX), Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/El_Nino_seeing_extreme_swings_in_the_industrial_age_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Enhanced El Niño‐Southern Oscillation variability in fresh a long time

By way of Pamela Grothe, et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters, Oct 25, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019GL083906

From the summary: “Right here, we reconstruct the energy of ENSO diversifications over the past 7,000 years with a brand new ensemble of fossil coral oxygen isotope data from the Line Islands, situated within the central equatorial Pacific. The corals record a vital lower in ENSO variance of ~20% from Three,000 to five,000 years in the past, coinciding with adjustments in spring/fall precessional insolation. We discover that ENSO variability over the past 5 a long time is ~25% more potent than throughout the preindustrial.”

Entire of NSW coast shrouded in dirt and smoke, 47C in Hunter Valley (75 years in the past)

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 25, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/whole-of-nsw-coast-shrouded-in-dust-and-smoke-47c-in-hunter-valley-75-years-ago/

Converting Seas

Venice and Unenlightened Local weather Fearmongering

By way of Jim Steele, Landscapes and Cycles, Nov 17, 2019

http://landscapesandcycles.web/venice-and-unenlightened-climate-fearmongering.html

[SEPP Comment: A more complete analysis of Venice, with maps, than presented in TWTW last week, explaining why the government response to the 1966 floods did not work. Governments now blame their incompetence on climate change.]

New Paper Gifts Photograph Proof Asserting Equatorial Area Sea Ranges Have FALLEN Since The 1600s

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Tips Zone, Nov 29, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/29/new-paper-presents-photo-evidence-affirming-equatorial-region-sea-levels-have-fallen-since-the-1600s/

Hyperlink to paper: Biology and Shore Morphology: Keys to right kind reconstruction of sea degree

Adjustments

By way of Nils-Axel Mörner, Magazine of Marine Biology and Aquascape, Mar 6, 2019

https://www.auctoresonline.org/photographs/article/155179161705-03-2019J__Marine_Biology___Aquascape.PDF

Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

New Find out about: 6500 Years In the past The Western Barents Sea Used to be Ice-Loose And 10°C Hotter Than 2015

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Tips Zone, Nov 25, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/25/new-study-6500-years-ago-the-western-barents-sea-was-ice-free-and-10c-warmer-than-2015/

Hyperlink to paper: Postglacial paleoceanography of the western Barents Sea: Implications for alkenone-based sea floor temperatures and number one productiveness

By way of Magdalena Łącka, et al. Quaternary Science Evaluations, Nov 15, 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027737911930109X

Surprise Information–The Arctic Is Freezing In Wintry weather!!

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 27, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/27/shock-news-the-arctic-is-freezing-in-winter/

“It’s unhappy that NASA’s popularity, hard-earned over time, is being trashed via a small minority who’re extra inquisitive about propaganda.”

Bear in mind ordinary information?

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/remember-traditional-knowledge/

[SEPP Comment: The Inuit may know more about polar bears than the experts.]

Converting Earth

3 Occasions Tectonics Modified the Local weather

Fifty years after the beginning of contemporary plate tectonics idea, a gaggle of researchers highlights 3 key examples of the way our planet’s shape-shifting outer layer has altered our weather.

By way of Javier Barbuzano, EOS, Nov 22, 2019

https://eos.org/options/three-times-tectonics-changed-the-climate

Right through the Pliocene, about Three million years in the past, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) stages had been very similar to what we’re experiencing lately. Then, the temperature changed into 2°C hotter, and the ocean degree changed into 15 occasions upper.

[SEPP Comment: Sea level was 15 times higher!!! ]

Acidic Waters

Scientists discover a position on Earth the place there’s no existence

Press Unencumber, FECUT – Spanish Basis for Science and Era, EurekAlert, Nov 22, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/24/scientists-find-a-place-on-earth-where-there-is-no-life/

Hyperlink to paper: Hyperdiverse archaea close to existence limits on the polyextreme geothermal Dallol house

By way of Jodie Belilla, et al., Nature, Ecology & Evolution, Oct 28, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-1005-Zero

Lifestyles underneath excessive prerequisites at scorching springs within the ocean

By way of Team of workers Writers, Kiel, Germany (SPX), Nov 22, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/Life_under_extreme_conditions_at_hot_springs_in_the_ocean_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Earthquake and hurricane cause exceptional brief shifts in shallow hydrothermal vents biogeochemistry

By way of Mario Lebrato, et al. Nature, Science Experiences, Nov 15, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-53314-y

The General Fable of Ocean Acidification

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

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/05/the-total-myth-of-ocean-acidification/

Agriculture Problems & Worry of Famine

Indian Farmers Have fun as Perfect Monsoon in 25 Years Vanquishes Local weather Fears

By way of Vijay Jayaraj, Cornwall Alliance, Nov 21, 2019

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/66919-indian-farmers-rejoice-as-best-monsoon-in-25-years-vanquishes-climate-fears-2019-11-21

Un-Science or Non-Science?

Stalled climate patterns gets larger because of weather substitute

Find out about uncovers dating between jet circulation, atmospheric blocking off occasions

Mathematical formulation relates measurement of atmospheric blocking off occasions to the jet circulation.

By way of Team of workers, NSF, Nov 21, 2019

https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299624&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1

Hyperlink to paper: Dimension of the Atmospheric Blockading Occasions: Scaling Regulation and Reaction to Local weather Alternate

By way of Ebrahim Nabizadeh, Pedram Hassanzadeh, Da Yang & Elizabeth A. Barnes, Geophysical Analysis Letters, Nov Nine, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019GL084863

“The use of information from two units of complete weather style simulations, Rice scientists Ebrahim Nabizadeh and Pedram Hassanzadeh and co-workers discovered that the world of blocking off occasions within the Northern Hemisphere will build up via up to 17% because of human-caused weather substitute.”

[SEPP Comment: Climate models cannot simulate the current atmosphere, but it is claimed they can simulate much more? See links under Communicating Better to the Public – Exaggerate, or be Vague?]

Decreasing Requirements

NOAA Blocks Get right of entry to To Their Temperature Knowledge

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov 27, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/11/noaa-blocks-access-to-their-temperature-data/

[SEPP Remark: Accessed Nov 29, the most recent replace mentioned:

“Standing of the World Ancient Climatology Community-Day-to-day

“(More information on GHCNd is to be had within the readme.txt report.)

“November 20, 2019

“Interior problems have avoided day-to-day updates to GHCNd since 17 November 2019. The problem is being addressed and an replace is predicted early on 21 November 2019.

ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/information/ghcn/day-to-day/

[ SEPP Remark: Given the historical past of NOAA’s changes to america database, there’s forged explanation why to be extremely skeptical.]

UN document: Extraordinary measures had to keep away from worst results of weather substitute

By way of Miranda Inexperienced and John Bowden, The Hill, Nov 26, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/472046-un-report-unprecedented-measures-needed-to-avoid-worst-effects-of

The hyperlink to the document ends up in an editorial within the Washington Submit without a hyperlink to the document

In bleak document, U.N. says drastic motion is solely solution to keep away from worst results of weather substitute

“We want to make amends for the years wherein we procrastinated,” a best legit says.

By way of Brady Dennis, Washington Submit, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/11/26/bleak-report-un-says-drastic-action-is-only-way-avoid-worst-impacts-climate-change/?wpisrc=al_news__alert-world–alert-national&wpmk=1

No hyperlink to the document

Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate or be Imprecise?

A struggle for the jet circulation is raging above our heads

By way of Tim Woollings, The Dialog, Nov 14, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://theconversation.com/a-battle-for-the-jet-stream-is-raging-above-our-heads-125906

Hyperlink to e-book: Jet Move: A Adventure Via our Converting Local weather

By way of Tim Woolings, Oxford College Press, To be printed

https://world.oup.com/instructional/product/jet-stream-9780198828518?cc=us&lang=en&

“So, the jet won’t turn into extra erratic because the Arctic warms, however it will properly substitute profoundly. And something is obvious: the tension of greater temperatures and changed rainfall patterns from our destabilising weather will depart us much more prone to the elements patterns introduced via the whim of the wandering jet circulation.” [Boldface Added]

[SEPP Comment: Exactly when has the climate been stable? During Ice Ages?]

Local weather Alternate To Global: “Honey, I Reduced in size The Jet Move!”

By way of Jaime Jessop, Local weather Scepticism, Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://cliscep.com/2019/11/25/climate-change-to-world-honey-i-shrunk-the-jet-stream/

“In my opinion, I’m now not satisfied via both. There without a doubt is a struggle for the jet circulation nevertheless it’s now not raging overhead, as recommended via Woolings on the Con, it’s raging in weather alarmist international to look who can ‘end up’ first that world warming is changing the jet circulation ‘dangerously’ to present us extra widespread and serious excessive climate, in each iciness and summer time.”

[SEPP Comment: See link immediately above.]

Mother or father Local weather emergency: international ‘can have crossed tipping facets’

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/guardian-climate-emergency-world-may-have-crossed-tipping-points/

Hyperlink to paper: Local weather tipping facets — too dangerous to guess opposed to

The rising risk of abrupt and irreversible weather adjustments will have to compel political and financial motion on emissions.

By way of Timothy M. Lenton, Johan Rockström, Owen Gaffney, Stefan Rahmstorf, Katherine Richardson, Will Steffen & Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Nature, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03595-Zero

Harrabin’s Tipping Level Junk Science

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 28, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/28/harrabins-tipping-point-junk-science/

“If those imaginary tipping facets in reality existed, the arena would have gone through runaway warming then.”

[SEPP Comment: Or runaway cooling. See links immediately above]]

World Warming Declare: Extra Blockbuster Snowstorms, Much less Snow

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 28, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/28/climate-claim-more-blockbuster-snowstorms-less-snow/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

9 weather tipping facets now ‘energetic,’ warn scientists

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/nine-climate-tipping-points-now-active-warn-scientists/

Alarmist Suggest Rebranding ‘Local weather Alternate’ for Larger Surprise Price

By way of Thomas Williams, Breitbart, Nov 29, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.breitbart.com/surroundings/2019/11/29/alarmists-propose-rebranding-climate-change-for-greater-shock-value/

‘Local weather substitute is a incapacity rights factor’

Press Unencumber, College of Konstanz, EurekAlert, Nov 26, 2019, [H/t WUWT]

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/uok-ci112619.php

Environmental substitute in Africa: Will it result in a drying Lake Victoria?

Researchers grow style to assignment stages in international’s biggest tropical lake

By way of Team of workers, NSF, Nov 21, 2019

https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299626&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1

“Lake Victoria will get maximum of its water from rain — about 55 inches each and every yr. The sediment analyzed from places alongside the lake presentations that rainfall stages 35,000 to 100,000 years in the past had been about 28 inches, or virtually part what they’re lately.”

[SEPP Comment: When the earth was in the midst of an ice age with fresh water locked up in thousands of feet of ice, rainfall was less. Will we get the same results from global warming as from global cooling? See link immediately below]

Victoria Falls Drying Up–Newest BBC Faux Information

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 27, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/27/victoria-falls-drying-up-latest-bbc-fake-news/

See hyperlink straight away above

Shedding Nemo: clownfish ‘can’t adapt to weather substitute’

By way of Team of workers Writers, Paris (AFP), Nov 26, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Losing_Nemo_clownfish_cannot_adapt_to_climate_change_999.html

“The Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Alternate remaining yr warned that underneath 1.5C of warming Earth would lose a minimum of 70 p.c of its coral reefs.

“Beneath 2C of warming coral, and the important ecosystems it helps, could be nearly burnt up.”

[SEPP Comment: As discussed in TWTW last week, Jennifer Marohasy has filmed live corals where they were supposedly wiped out.]

The yr in evaluate prematurely

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/the-year-in-review-in-advance/

“See, we’re anti-science. We have now the trial first and the decision later.”

Speaking Higher to the Public – Do a Ballot?

Dumb ballot, faux headline: No longer weather substitute, 70% of Australians choose reasonably-priced dependable electrical energy, 61% greatest fear is “charge of dwelling”.

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 27, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/dumb-poll-fake-headline-not-climate-change-70-of-australians-want-cheap-reliable-electricity-61-biggest-worry-is-cost-of-living/

98% of air passengers don’t care adequate about weather substitute to shop for a carbon offset

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 27, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/98-of-air-passengers-dont-care-enough-about-climate-change-to-buy-a-carbon-offset/

“The researchers consider that weather substitute and the ensuing lack of ecosystem services and products will impact the arena’s disabled populations disproportionately via exacerbating inequalities and lengthening marginalization.”

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Kids for Propaganda

Tipping level in civilization: Professionals say “pay attention to young people” (positive, the adults are flawed)

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 29, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/tipping-point-in-civilization-experts-say-listen-to-children-adults-are-wrong/

Local weather Activists Aren’t Joking

Saving the planet: the all-purpose, unending justification for extra taxes, keep watch over, and deprivation.

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov 25, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/11/25/climate-activists-arent-joking/

“A headline within the India Occasions publicizes Greta ‘The Position Type Everybody Wishes.’

“An worker of the David Suzuki Basis, writing in Canada’s biggest newspaper, says Greta is ‘an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of other folks for a mess of causes.’

The founding father of Ladies Who Sail says Greta ‘is the good saint of our time.’

“In each and every nook of each and every native, provincial, nationwide, and world group, Greta’s worldview is being promoted. Local weather activists are operating tirelessly, at the back of the scenes, to make it everybody’s truth.

“Those other folks don’t cost human accomplishment or expertise. They don’t cost your time. Nor do they cost your freedom. They’re extremists who’re ready to sacrifice every thing ‘for the nice of the planet.’”

FT: Chinese language Nationalists Activate Local weather Messiah Greta Thunberg

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/ft-chinese-nationalists-turn-on-climate-messiah-greta-thunberg/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Protest

Massive Disruption As 10.000 Farmers & 5000 Tractors Close Down Berlin

By way of Team of workers, GWPF, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/huge-disruption-as-10-000-farmers-tractors-shut-down-berlin/

French Farmers Descend on Paris in Recent Riot In opposition to Globalist Rules

Tractors block roads in protest opposed to agricultural being blamed for weather substitute.

By way of Paul Joseph Watson, Infowars.com, Nov 27, 2019 [H/t Joe Tomlinson]

https://www.infowars.com/french-farmers-descend-on-paris-in-fresh-revolt-against-globalist-regulations/

Farmers deliver central Dublin to a halt with tractor protest

By way of Padraic Halpin, Reuters, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ireland-farmers-idUSKBN1Y118L

Extinction Rise up Are ‘Harmful’ And ‘Unsupportive’, Royal Academy of Engineering Warns

By way of Team of workers, The Day-to-day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/extinction-rebellion-are-destructive-and-unsupportive-royal-academy-of-engineering-warns/

Increasing the Orthodoxy

Local weather emergency: EU is ruled via trash

By way of Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Nov 29, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/11/climate-emergency-eu-is-governed-by.html

Hyperlink to Followed Textual content: Local weather and environmental emergency

Eu Parliament answer of 28 November 2019 at the weather and surroundings

emergency (2019/2930(RSP))

http://www.europarl.europa.ecu/doceo/record/TA-Nine-2019-0078_EN.pdf

Wondering Eu Inexperienced

Excessive Inexperienced Poverty: Germans Face €44 Billion Invoice For Electrical energy By myself In 2020

By way of Team of workers, GWPF & BDEW, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/green-poverty-germans-face-e44-billion-bill-for-electricity-alone-in-2020/

Govt must lead via instance and goal net-zero pre-2050, MPs urge

By way of Team of workers, Edie Newsroom, Nov five, 2019 [H/t Dennis Ambler]

https://www.edie.web/information/11/Govt-should-lead-by-example-and-target-net-zero-pre-2050–MPs-urge/

Wondering Inexperienced In different places

No Plan B for Planet A

Changing fossil fuels with “renewable” calories would devastate the one planet we’ve were given

By way of Paul Driessen, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/no-plan-b-for-planet-a/

Inexperienced Power Research: Consulting, or Promoting?

By way of Norman Rogers, American Philosopher, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/green_energy_studies_consulting_or_advertising.html

New York State’s Plan Makes use of 63% Unreliable Supply

By way of Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Nov 26, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/11/26/new-york-states-plan-uses-63-unreliable-sources/

“New York State’s plan for getting rid of GHG will lead to an enormous build up in the price of electrical energy and can power citizens to rely on unreliable assets for his or her electrical energy.”

[SEPP Comment: Governor Cuomo’s energy plan may be from a song by Frank Sinatra: “Call me irresponsible, call me unreliable; Throw in undependable too.”]

Sacrificed on Victoria’s Inexperienced Altar

By way of Alan Moran, Quadrant, Nov 27, 2019

https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed-planet/2019/11/sacrificed-on-victorias-green-altar/

Inexperienced Jobs

Increasingly more Robust Headwinds Forward: Germany’s Wind Business Faces Extinction …”A number of 10,000 Jobs Misplaced “

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 24, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/24/increasingly-powerful-headwinds-ahead-germanys-wind-industry-faces-extinction-several-10000-jobs-lost/

[SEPP Comment: Hard to establish the difference between special pleading by the wind industry and actual losses that may occur.]

Investment Problems

IPPR: UK must pay £20bn into UN weather fund

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 29, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/29/ippr-uk-should-pay-20bn-into-un-climate-fund/

[SEPP Comment: A problem with the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) and many others promoting green goals is that not everyone thinks and believes as they do, thus they cannot understand it possible that others do not support their policies.]

US, EU ‘Owe Part The Price’ of Repairing Local weather Harm

By way of Team of workers Creator, The Globe Submit, Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://theglobepost.com/2019/11/25/us-eu-climate-change/

[SEPP Comment: Send invoices to the rest of the world for improvements to life from the use of fossil fuels and electricity.]

The Political Video games Proceed

No Quantity Of Disastrous Failure Can Kill The Myth Of A Govt-Directed “Nice Society”

By way of Francis Menton, Big apple Contrarian, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/weblog/2019-11-25-no-amount-of-disastrous-failure-can-kill-the-fantasy-of-a-government-directed-great-society

Litigation Problems

[Supreme Court Justice] Alito pens fiery dissent after courtroom declines to listen to dispute between weather professor, Nationwide Assessment

By way of Tyler Olson, Fox Information, Nov 26, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/alito-climate-science-professor-national-review

“Mann’s case opposed to the journal stems from his advent of the notorious ‘hockey stick graph’ and a central function within the ‘Climategate’ scandal — wherein his employer, Penn State College, ultimately cleared him of wrongdoing.”

Subsidies and Mandates Perpetually

Science and economics trump authorities mandates with weather substitute

By way of Richard Rahn, Washington Occasions, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.washingtontimes.com/information/2019/nov/25/science-and-economics-trump-government-mandates-wi/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=handbook&utm_campaign=20171227&utm_term=e-newsletter&utm_content=morning&bt_ee=P3p.c2Fdu5DW6Pmsdlp.c2FIjb6epL2JoVi8H44ETBWSOI7Gfocp.c3D&bt_ts=1574767888202

EPA and different Regulators at the March

DOE must revive the Place of business of Coverage Research

By way of David Wojick, CFACT, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.cfact.org/2019/11/29/doe-should-revive-the-office-of-policy-analysis/

Power Problems – Non-US

Montney Python’s Frac’ing Circus [Canada]

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, nov 26, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/26/montney-pythons-fracing-circus/

Fraaack, what?

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/fraaack-what/

Power Problems – Australia

Magnificence motion win: 2011 floods had been man-made — likely controlled as though “the dams would by no means fill”?

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 30, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/class-action-win-2011-floods-were-man-made-seemingly-managed-as-if-the-dams-would-never-fill/

Power Problems — US

What’s Riding Wholesale Energy Value Adjustments? No longer What You Suppose

By way of Sonal Patel, Energy Magazine, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.powermag.com/whats-driving-wholesale-power-price-changes-not-what-you-think/

Hyperlink to document: Have an effect on of Wind, Sun, and Different Components on Wholesale Energy Costs: An Ancient Research—2008 via 2017

By way of Andrews Generators, et al. Berkley Lab, Nov 2019

https://emp.lbl.gov/publications/impact-wind-solar-and-other-factors

From the summary: “We exhibit that wind and photo voltaic have contributed to discounts in total moderate annual wholesale electrical energy costs since 2008, however that pure gasoline costs have had the biggest impression. Extra notable is that growth of variable renewable calories has resulted in important adjustments in locational, time of day, and seasonal pricing patterns in some areas. Those altered pricing patterns mirror a basic shift and cling essential implications for the grid-system cost of wind and photo voltaic, and for different electric-sector making plans and running choices.”

[SEPP Remark: No longer indexed some of the payment drivers are subsidies and mandates. If electrical energy turbines pay to have anyone take their electrical energy, then their subsidies are some distance too excessive. This is going on in Texas.]

Carbon depth of chronic sector down in 2019

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 28, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/28/carbon-intensity-of-power-sector-down-in-2019/

[Be aware the hyperlink to EurekAlert! isn’t right kind. It connected to an essay pointing out:” 9 weather tipping facets now ‘energetic,’ warn scientists.” https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/uoe-nct112519.php]

‘It is going to be exhausting for other folks’; Coal plant close to Lake Powell stops manufacturing after almost 50 years

By way of Felicia Fonseca, AP, By means of St George Information, Nov 19, 2019 [H/t Steve Scare]

https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/information/archive/2019/11/19/apc-coal-plant-near-lake-powell-stops-production-after-nearly-50-years/#.XeFYZ-hKguU

Extra Than 50 Coal Corporations Have Been Wiped Out Since Trump’s 2016 Victory

By way of Chris White, Day-to-day Caller, Nov 23, 2019

https://dailycaller.com/2019/11/23/trump-coal-election/

Sun, wind and hydro chronic may quickly surpass coal

By way of Matt Egan, CNN Trade, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/26/trade/renewable-energy-coal/index.html?utm_source=twCNN&utm_content=2019-11-26T19%3A40%3A03&utm_medium=social&utm_term=hyperlink

Massachusetts The city Votes for Freezing within the Darkish

Brookline, in a State which already has the second one most costly residential electrical energy costs within the Decrease 48, needs to power its citizens to change from heating with pure gasoline to heating with electrical energy generated from Russian pure gasoline…

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/massachusetts-town-votes-for-freezing-in-the-dark/

[SEPP Comment: Doubt that those voting understood where Brookline gets its electricity.]

Go back of King Coal?

As soon as a clear calories chief, China is now reviving coal

The arena’s greatest carbon emitter is doubling down on coal, a brand new document reveals, and world funding in clear calories is faltering.

By way of Alex Fox, The Hill, Nov 25, 2019

https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/climate-change/471964-once-a-clean-energy-leader-china-is-now

Selection, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

Power & Environmental E-newsletter: November 25, 2019

By way of John Droz, Grasp Useful resource, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/uncategorized/energy-environmental-newsletter-november-25-2019/

Carbon Schemes

Division of Power Broadcasts $43 Million to Expand Carbon Seize and Garage Era

By way of Team of workers, DOE, Nov 14, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.calories.gov/articles/department-energy-announces-43-million-develop-carbon-capture-and-storage-technology

Well being, Power, and Local weather

Mikko Paunio: The Lancet Countdown File Is Bad Nonsense

By way of Mikko Paunio, MD, MHS adjunct professor in epidemiology on the College of Helsinki, By means of GWPF, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/the-lancet-countdown-report-is-dangerous-nonsense/

Can You Agree with What Scientific Journals Submit?

By way of John Dale Dunn, American Philosopher, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/can_you_trust_what_medical_journals_publish.html

Local weather Alternate Could also be a Well being Disaster

By way of Maria Neira, Challenge Syndication, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.project-syndicate.org/remark/climage-change-health-crisis-by-maria-neira-2019-11

[SEPP Comment: Electricity from fossil fuels creates a crisis for human health?]

Different Clinical Information

In probable weather leap forward, Israel scientists engineer micro organism to consume CO₂

Decade-long analysis at Weizmann Institute may pave manner for low-emissions manufacturing of carbon to be used in biofuels, meals, and assist take away extra world warming CO₂ from air

By way of Sue Surkes, The Occasions of Israel, Nov 28, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-possible-climate-breakthrough-israel-scientists-engineer-bacteria-to-eat-cop.ce2%82%82/

Scientists collection genome of satan malicious program, deepest-living animal

By way of Brooks Hays, Washington (UPI), Nov 22, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/Scientists_sequence_genome_of_devil_worm_deepest-living_animal_999.html

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

Beavers introduced in to overcome flooding in Britain

By way of Team of workers Writers, London (AFP), Nov 20, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Beavers_brought_in_to_beat_flooding_in_Britain_999.html

[SEPP Comment: Beavers building dams upstream will remove the need for dredging downstream? What about the trees the beavers will remove?]

An engineer has devised a solution to give up Arctic ice from melting via scattering hundreds of thousands of tiny glass beads to mirror daylight away

By way of Aylin Woodward, Trade Insider, Oct 26, 2019 [H/t Joe Tomlison]

https://www.businessinsider.com/ice-911-tiny-glass-beads-to-stop-arctic-ice-melt-2019-10?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl

We’re all going to die: Alarmists in our midst

By way of Steven Boykey Sidley, Day-to-day Maverick, Nov 27, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2019-11-27-were-all-going-to-die-alarmists-in-our-midst/

ARTICLES

Why Our Electric Gadget Isn’t In a position for a Decrease-Carbon Long term

By way of Jason Bordoff, WSJ, Nov 27, 2019

https://blogs.wsj.com/consultants/2019/11/27/why-our-electrical-system-isnt-ready-for-a-lower-carbon-future/?guid=BL-258B-8676&mod=hp_jr_pos1&dsk=y

TWTW Abstract: After discussing the California blackouts, the previous senior director of the Nationwide Safety Council and effort adviser to President Obama writes:

“California isn’t by myself, as popular chronic outages have left hundreds of thousands with out chronic in recent times from India to Japan to Puerto Rico—the remaining inflicting triggering [sic]a humanitarian disaster.

“As damaging as those chronic cuts were, their impression has been restricted via the truth that electrical energy isn’t used extra extensively. The lighting pass out however our vehicles and vans can normally stay transferring. This may substitute if we transfer to affect extra of the financial system as a way to mitigate the affects of weather substitute with out correctly making an investment in our electrical grids.

“Local weather substitute is already a serious and escalating risk, and more potent motion to handle it most probably comes to popular (even though now not 100%) electrification of the financial system, together with transportation and structures, and a dramatic build up within the proportion of electrical energy that comes from zero-carbon assets. [TWTW questions the assumption that climate change is a severe and escalating threat.]

“Electrical energy provides, whilst extremely dependable within the U.S., are nonetheless at risk of outages, as California’s enjoy reminds us. To make certain, the placement in California is excessive. The need for chronic cuts to cut back hearth chance follows years of underinvestment in apparatus and protection at PG&E. However problems with electrical energy reliability aren’t distinctive to California. Consumers in Maine and Florida, for instance, averaged 40 hours of chronic cuts in 2017. In keeping with the American Society of Civil Engineers, there will likely be a almost $95 billion funding hole in electrical energy grid modernization around the U.S. via 2020, expanding the chance of blackouts.

“In fact, gas provides are prone, too. Pipelines can rupture, hurricanes can injury offshore platforms, and geopolitical instability can disrupt oil flows. In the neighborhood, when the ability is going out, gasoline pumps give up pumping. Certainly, when the gas delivery is disrupted, probably the most widespread reason is lack of electric chronic, which is why New York just lately required fuel stations to have backup turbines.

“Nonetheless, the shift to electrification can exacerbate a few of these fuel-supply vulnerabilities. It might be way more tricky to chronic electrical cars with turbines in an emergency than gasoline stations, for instance, for the reason that they’re charged extra diffusely at properties than at centralized charging stations. Additionally, the common automotive with a complete fuel tank can run for two times as lengthy with out refilling as a mean totally charged EV.

“Oil shortages of the 1970s are a much more far flung risk in lately’s extremely interconnected world oil marketplace. Moreover, in contrast to electrical energy, when fuel and diesel delivery in a undeniable location is disrupted, different provides could also be introduced in via different manner like truck or barge from neighboring spaces—assuming payment alerts give you the proper financial incentive. Battery expertise has advanced dramatically, however electrical energy is costlier and hard to move and retailer than liquid gas for lengthy classes.

Let’s keep in mind as properly that weather substitute is a world drawback. A ton of greenhouse gasoline emissions contributes similarly to the issue irrespective of the place it comes from. Because of this retaining temperature upward push in test would require popular electrification of transportation now not simply within the U.S., however all over the world. And the electrical energy method in lots of rising markets is some distance much less dependable than it’s within the U.S. When you assume fresh chronic cuts might pose a barrier to electrical automobile uptake in California, believe being a driving force in Pakistan the place electrical energy outages moderate greater than 13 hours in line with day.

To be transparent, electrical energy reliability considerations aren’t a explanation why to extend the electrification of transportation, structures and different portions of the clear calories financial system. Fairly, California’s electrical energy disaster is a reminder that policymakers and want to prioritize bettering electrical energy method reliability and resilience.

Following the oil shortages of the 1970s, international locations got here in combination and agreed to carry oil in strategic reserves to stop identical delivery crises sooner or later. Changing strategic crude and subtle product shares with electrical energy garage of equivalent capability is neither possible nor cost-effective.

Fairly, policymakers want to prioritize last the present grid funding shortfalls and boosting reliability and resilience via development new transmission strains to alleviate method bottlenecks and do away with unmarried facets of method failure; increasing using microgrids and effort garage; leveraging grid modernization applied sciences; developing incentives for demand-side control and disbursed technology; bettering repairs and method operation; and introducing new modeling and expertise equipment (equivalent to synthetic intelligence) to expect issues ahead of they happen. [Boldface added.]

Electrifying the transportation sector won’t occur if motorists fear that they gained’t be capable to reliably gas up their vehicles. Alleviating the ones considerations calls for regulators to prioritize investments to modernize our grids to toughen our calories safety. Northern California’s decade of deliberate blackouts must function a serious warning call to regulators all over the place to redouble efforts to spice up the reliability and resilience of the electrical energy method as a way to give a boost to the low-carbon transition.

[TWTW Comment: We cannot predict the weather, why assume we can predict weather dependent electricity generation?]

The Week That Used to be: 2019-11-30 (November 30, 2019)

Dropped at You via SEPP (www.SEPP.org)

The Science and Environmental Coverage Challenge

Quote of the Week: “In studying The Historical past of Countries, we discover that, like folks, they’ve their whims and their peculiarities, their seasons of pleasure and recklessness, once they care now not what they do. We discover that total communities all of sudden repair their minds upon one object and pass mad in its pursuit; that hundreds of thousands of other folks turn into concurrently inspired with one fantasy, and run after it, until their consideration is stuck via some new folly extra charming than the primary.” –Charles Mackay (1841)

Selection of the Week: 63.6% of US electrical energy.

THIS WEEK:

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

Yellow Grew to become Inexperienced? Within the overdue 1800s, in particular in New York Town, pageant for flow between Joseph Pulitzer’s New York Global and William Randolph Hearst’s New York Magazine resulted in an generation referred to as yellow journalism, the place the newspapers offered very little respectable, well-researched information and relied upon crowd pleasing headlines, exaggerations of stories occasions, scandal-mongering, or outright sensationalism to extend gross sales. How the time period originated is in dispute, however the traits of the journalism aren’t. Those come with scare headlines in broad print, incessantly of teenage information, in depth use of dramatic photos, or imaginary drawings, deceptive headlines, pseudoscience, and false information from so-called consultants.

Setting apart precise information from mere hypothesis will also be tricky. It’s very similar to distinguishing science from science fiction. Similar to science, science fiction will also be splendidly imaginative, and extremely advanced, and it may possibly use arithmetic, the language of science. What separates science from science fiction is bodily proof. When arithmetic is used to create advanced fashions, the fashions will have to be examined opposed to all related bodily proof. Failure to take action is to forget about the medical way. And the style, when failing elementary checking out, turns into science fiction.

In particular in its summaries and particular studies the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Alternate (IPCC) is advancing concepts assumed to be medical, whilst ignoring the actual science, the medical way of checking out fashions assumptions, and ideas opposed to information, bodily proof from observations and experiments. The IPCC emphasizes the portions of its claims that adhere to the medical way, whilst downplaying the alarming parts of its claims that fail elementary checking out. The proof offered via the IPCC is incessantly contradicted via different proof, regularly extra compelling and dominant. To succeed in their function of forestalling use of fossil fuels, at the declare that it’ll reason risky world warming, the IPCC and its fans have followed the traits of yellow journalism.

Environmental (inexperienced) organizations have aligned themselves with the IPCC and are closely supporting the aims of the IPCC. In brief, the traits of yellow journalism are present in a lot inexperienced journalism, of which the IPCC particular studies and summaries are a component.

Thus, the struggle on fossil fuels has taken on a double irony. The CO2 emitted throughout combustion is greening the earth, and on the identical time, is inflicting vegetation to make use of water extra successfully. Environmentalists who’re hostile to coal, oil, and pure gasoline are thus hostile to bettering the fitness of our surroundings.

The concern of carbon dioxide, as promoted via the IPCC and the “vegetables”, is an apprehension of existence itself. The propaganda run up for the following Twenty-fifth annual Convention of Events (COP-25) of the United Countries Framework Conference on Local weather Alternate (UNFCCC) beginning December 2 in Madrid will also be seen as an assault on existence itself. It’s unsure that President George H.W. Bush identified what the settlement he signed would turn into. See hyperlinks underneath Protecting the Orthodoxy, Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide, and Issues within the Orthodoxy.

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Ebook Assessment – “World Warming Skepticism for Busy Folks”: Roy Spencer is the previous Senior Scientist for Local weather Research at NASA’s Marshall Area Flight Middle, the place he and Dr. John Christy won NASA’s Outstanding Clinical Fulfillment Medal for his or her world temperature tracking paintings with satellites. Spencer wrote a phenomenal e-book at the problems between information and hypothesis as carried out to weather science. Neatly written and simple to grasp, the e-book discusses elementary elements of the most important problems. It gives proof from each side, emphasizing that the greenhouse impact is easily established, however the sure feedbacks aren’t. The concern of CO2 as promoted via the IPCC and others is attributed to the feedbacks. The e-book in brief discusses the advantages and prices of accelerating CO2, with the prices missing bodily proof, equivalent to expanding sea degree upward push and ocean acidification.

Spencer cites the observations via Charles Mackay used within the Quote of the Week. It suits the present generation in weather science really well. He asks 5 large questions:

1) “Is warming and related weather substitute most commonly human prompted?

2) Is the human-caused portion of warming and related weather substitute big enough to be harmful?

Three) Do the weather fashions we use [to] proposed calories insurance policies correctly expect weather substitute?

four) Would the proposed coverage adjustments considerably cut back weather substitute and ensuing injury?

five) Would the coverage adjustments do extra just right than hurt to humanity?

“The solutions to all 5 questions want to be ‘sure’ as a way to make really extensive adjustments to our calories insurance policies past what loose marketplace forces dictate. But, it’s not obtrusive to me that the solution to any of the 5 is ‘sure.’”

A number of the many problems he raises are the accuracy of pure calories flows, which aren’t widely known. With out compiling information from measurements, now not calculations utilized in unvalidated fashions, we can’t identify that the warming from a doubling of CO2 will likely be other than a modest 1.2 º C, some distance lower than claimed via the IPCC.

TWTW Remark: This estimate is in keeping with estimates via William Happer, van Wijngaarden, and others. To succeed in a doubling of CO2 from the present degree of quite over 400 portions in line with million (ppm) will require burning extra fossil fuels than are recognized to exist on the earth. Moreover, it’s unsure that even this might be enough to stop an inevitable destiny ice age, a real killer weather.

Spencer facets out that simply because a analysis paper assumes the reason for warming is CO2, it’s not essentially true, then states:

“Why don’t extra papers take on the thorny factor of figuring out how a lot warming is pure as opposed to anthropogenic? For no less than 3 causes:

1) We can’t separate human from pure reasons of warming (there are not any human fingerprints).

2) We have now just a deficient figuring out of pure reasons of weather substitute.

Three) We can’t compute how stable human-caused warming is from first bodily ideas (the weather sensitivity drawback, mentioned later).

Bankruptcy 13; Why is Warming now not Progressing as Predicted? addresses the massive drawback of IPCC’s reliance on weather fashions in its insurance policies.

“Local weather fashions [in use today] most likely over-predict warming as a result of they[the models] produce an excessive amount of sure comments, which is important for top weather sensitivity. The small quantity of direct warming from a doubling of CO2 (just a little over 1 deg C) is magnified via a couple of issue of 3 in weather fashions because of warming-induced adjustments in clouds and water vapor, whilst the [actual] observations counsel there’s little magnification in any respect.

“The sure comments processes contained in weather fashions are very unsure, but are liable for maximum (about 2/Three) of the warming the fashions produce.

Whilst the fashions are certainly most commonly made up of basic bodily ideas which can be lovely properly established, it’s those few poorly recognized comments processes that resolve how severe the worldwide warming drawback will likely be. Out of masses of hundreds of strains of laptop code making up the fashions, it may well be that just a few strains of code representing very unsure assumptions in regards to the weather method are basically liable for generating an excessive amount of [predicted] warming.

“For this reason I name the weather analysis group’s protection of the present weather fashions as ‘bait and turn’. The well-understood elementary bodily ideas the fashions are constructed on produce solely about 1 deg. C of warming in line with 2Xco2, [a doubling of CO2] whilst the extra 2 deg. C of warming they produce from sure feedbacks could be very speculative. They promote you at the properly understood physics supporting the 1 deg. C of direct warming, however then transfer to the whole Three levels of warming the fashions produce as in a similar way dependable.

“How clouds may substitute with warming (cloud comments) is especially unsure, a truth this is admitted via modelers. The weather fashions can’t come with the true physics of cloud formation and dissipation as a result of computer systems ae now not almost rapid adequate to be run with the superb element contained in clouds. Actually, we don’t even perceive one of the most microphysical main points of what occurs in clouds, combating us from modelling them even though computer systems had been rapid adequate.”

In keeping with Spencer the fashions have clouds forming at a humidity as little as 85% however in fact, they require a relative humidity of 100%. That is however one of the problems with the efforts to style the weather. To rely on the result of such modeling in organising calories coverage is absurd.

There are a selection of excellent books at the weaknesses of weather science proclaimed via the IPCC and its fans. This is likely one of the greatest.

As an apart, the use of Spencer’s numbers and IPCC’s common sense one may say that the IPCC’s science is one-third science and two-thirds science fiction. See hyperlinks underneath Difficult the Orthodoxy.

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Lifestyles at Its Limits: Two papers, each printed via the Nature workforce, deliver up the extremes at which existence on earth can exist. Each papers handled extremely acid waters, some distance past any acidity prompted (in truth reducing of alkalinity) via expanding carbon dioxide concentrations within the ambiance. One paper handled hydrothermal vents in ocean shallows and the way existence replaced after an earthquake and a hurricane replaced the nice and cozy sulfur-rich waters with probable restoration inside two years. Just a few specialised animal species equivalent to crabs, snails and micro organism reside within the quick neighborhood of those vents.

The second one paper handled certainly one of the most up to date, maximum acidic puts on earth, the polyextreme geothermal Dallol–Danakil house in Ethiopia, the place existence has tailored to dwelling with in reality acidic waters, with extremely sure Magnesium ion- and Calcium ion-dominated brines with a pH of roughly 0. It isn’t transparent how the pH is measured, however extremely various ultra-small archaea [single-cell life forms] had been discovered. The endurance of existence is astounding, opposite to claims that expanding CO2 endanger existence on the earth. See hyperlinks underneath Acidic Waters.

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Demise of a Glacier: In a exposure stunt in August, inexperienced teams mourned the passing of a glacier in Iceland. Breitbart studies that David Gunnlaugsson, Iceland’s high minister from 2013 to 2016, concept another way in regards to the passing:

“’Our weather adjustments, however people adapt. As an alternative of scaremongering, we must means this example on a systematic and rational foundation,’ Gunnlaugsson writes in the most recent factor of the Spectator.”

“’When the glaciers had been increasing, laying waste to what had prior to now been inexperienced meadows and farmlands, the individuals who misplaced their properties would hardly ever were grief-stricken via the idea that someday that style may well be reversed,’ he proposes, noting that once Iceland changed into first came upon it changed into utterly coated in forests.”

“’We Icelanders have witnessed serious adjustments to our pure surroundings,’ he says. ‘Iceland is a rustic of outstanding pure alteration, and we’ve needed to adapt to that truth. We realise that people want to recognize pure forces, however historical past has additionally proven us the ability of human ingenuity and our talent to live on.’”

It’s unsure that Mr. Gunnlaugsson will sign up for the COP-25 birthday celebration to save lots of the planet.

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Tipping Issues: The Nature Team printed one other paper about Tipping Issues, it sounds as if past which adjustments to the weather method can’t be stopped. Because the earth’s weather has been warming and cooling for masses of hundreds of thousands of years, with extensive variations in temperatures, it seems that the most recent is one other workout designed to frighten young people. See hyperlinks underneath Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate or be Imprecise? and Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

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Additions and Corrections: Remaining week’s TWTW, mentioned that the 2019 US crop yields had been under the trend-line for the primary time in six years. William Dwyer wrote good thing about this deficient harvest could also be the operating down of one of the most surplus of shares from fresh years. There may be really extensive tonnage of corn and beans closing in garage silos from fresh beyond years.

In discussing “coverage insurance coverage” remaining week, TWTW neglected a key clause organising the analogy. When gangsters be offering “coverage insurance coverage” they normally have genuine keep watch over over the thugs that break companies. In its calls for of a $100 billion a yr into its “Inexperienced Local weather Fund”, the UN is implying it may possibly give up CO2 emissions thereby give up risky weather substitute. The UN has no keep watch over over China’s CO2 emissions and CO2 is a little bit participant in weather substitute. Thus, the UN can’t keep watch over both and no person must really feel pressured to pay for cover. See above dialogue on Roy Spencer’s e-book and hyperlinks underneath After Paris!

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Selection of the Week: 63.6% of US electrical energy. In keeping with america Power Knowledge Management, in 2018 fossil fuels had been used to generate 63.6% of US electrical energy, with pure gasoline producing 35.2%, coal 27.five%. Nuclear chronic generated 19.four%. Renewables generated 16.Nine%, with hydropower at 7%, wind at 6.five%, photo voltaic at 1.five%. biomass at 1.four%, and miscellaneous.

In keeping with a chart utilized by CNN, the ability sector call for for coal is projected to drop in 2020 to the bottom degree since 1978. Within the overdue 1970s, america authorities banned using oil and gasoline for chronic vegetation, selling coal because the substitute. It took ten years however ultimately america authorities learned the folly of banning oil, and particularly gasoline, for chronic vegetation. Inexperienced teams selling renewables incessantly fail to say their opposition to hydropower, which is incorporated as a renewable.

See hyperlinks underneath Power Problems – US and https://www.eia.gov/equipment/faqs/faq.php?identity=427&t=Three

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NEWS YOU CAN USE:

Climategate Persisted

Ten Years After Climategate, the Scientists Have Gained—However What Concerning the Remainder of the Global?

By way of Brian Kahn, GIZMODO, Nov 20, 2019

https://earther.gizmodo.com/ten-years-after-climategate-the-scientists-have-won-bu-1839947721

[SEPP Comment: Won what? The IPCC still uses science fiction to frighten people.]

Suppressing Clinical Inquiry

Scientists Slam Loose Science Speech Bullying… Dr. Benny Peiser: “We Are Dwelling A Very Tragic Time” In Germany!

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 26, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/26/scientists-slam-free-science-speech-bullying-dr-benny-peiser-we-are-living-a-very-tragic-time-in-germany/

“This beyond weekend in Munich, the Eu Institute for Local weather and Power (EIKE) held its 13th annual weather and effort convention. In keeping with EIKE, over 200 attended, making it probably the most a success up to now.”

Local weather Scientists Diminished to Hiding from Local weather Thuggery in Germany

By way of James Taylor, Townhall, Nov 22, 2019

https://townhall.com/columnists/jamestaylor/2019/11/22/climate-scientists-reduced-to-hiding-from-climate-thuggery-in-germany-n2556941

Difficult the Orthodoxy — NIPCC

Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Bodily Science

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

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

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

Local weather Alternate Reconsidered II: Organic Affects

Idso, Idso, Carter, and Singer, Lead Authors/Editors, Nongovernmental Global Panel on Local weather Alternate (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 Alternate Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels

By way of A couple of Authors, Bezdek, Idso, Legates, and Singer eds., Nongovernmental Global Panel on Local weather Alternate, April 2019

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

Obtain without a rate:

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

Why Scientists Disagree About World Warming

The NIPCC File at the Clinical Consensus

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

http://climatechangereconsidered.org/

Obtain without a rate:

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

Nature, No longer Human Job, 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

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

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

Difficult the Orthodoxy

Clive James, Mythical Writer, Poet, Stand-up comedian & Local weather Sceptic Has Died

By way of Team of workers, GWPF, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/clive-james-legendary-author-poet-humorist-climate-sceptic-has-died/

World Warming Skepticism for Busy Folks

By way of Roy Spencer, Kindle Version, 2018

https://www.amazon.com/World-Warming-Skepticism-Busy-Folks-ebook/dp/B07H57WVYJ/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1538663092&sr=1-1&key phrases=world+warming+skepticism+for+busy+other folks

Is Emerging Atmospheric CO2 Inflicting Bad World Warming?

The Absence of a Local weather Disaster

By way of Craig Idso, Middle for the Find out about of Carbon Dioxide and World Alternate, Nov 25, 2019

Transcript: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/co2temp.pdf

Video: http://www.co2science.org/video/showed/co2temp.php

Apocalypse Deferred

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/apocalypse-deferred/

“This dialogue with Mark Steyn is the one time Steve McIntyre, Ross McKitrick, and Anthony Watts have seemed in combination on degree.”

There’s no weather emergency – the fact that drove a Lib Dem doolally

By way of Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Girl, Nov 28, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.conservativewoman.co.united kingdom/there-is-no-climate-emergency-the-truth-that-drove-a-lib-dem-doolally/?fbclid=IwAR2o3rtNab0OshO67e6Hl_8m4UYL6I3162bJ1BsQ62VwnPfaC0NaqZ-woX8

Former High Minister of Iceland: ‘Melting Glaciers are Not anything to Panic About’

By way of Thomas Williams, Breitbart, Nov 22, 2019 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://www.breitbart.com/surroundings/2019/11/22/former-prime-minister-of-iceland-melting-glaciers-are-nothing-to-panic-about/

New Video: The Low CO2 Local weather Of 1921

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov 29, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/11/new-video-the-low-co2-climate-of-1921/

[SEPP Comment: Meteorological Mumps?]

Protecting the Orthodoxy

‘All weapons blazing’ as Madrid races to host weather summit

By way of Diego Urdaneta, Madrid (AFP) Nov 22, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/All_guns_blazing_as_Madrid_races_to_host_climate_summit_999.html

COP25 Press Unencumber: The UN Push for an All-Robust World Carbon Marketplace

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 29, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/29/cop25-the-push-for-a-strong-global-carbon-market/

Hyperlink to press launch: COP25 to Be the Launchpad for Considerably extra Local weather Ambition

By way of Team of workers, UNFCC, replaced to United Countries Local weather Alternate, Nov 29, 2019

https://unfccc.int/information/cop25-to-be-the-launchpad-for-significantly-more-climate-ambition-Zero

Earth Gadget Alert

By way of Johan Rockström (PIK), Joyeeta Gupta and Dahe Qin, Challenge Syndicate, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.project-syndicate.org/remark/earth-commission-protect-natural-systems-by-johan-rockstrom-et-al-2019-11

In spaces the place intergovernmental negotiating our bodies – such because the United Countries Conventions on Organic Variety, Fighting Desertification, and the Regulation of the Sea – are already operating to ascertain science-based objectives, the coalition will give a boost to this paintings.

[SEPP Comment: The UN fails to acknowledge that additional CO2 is greening the planet and making plants more efficient in using water.]

UN Panic Button: Mass Extinctions By way of 2100 Even with Paris Settlement Local weather Pledges

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 26, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/26/un-panic-mass-extinctions-by-2100-even-with-paris-agreement-climate-pledges/

Hyperlink to document: Emissions Hole File 2018

By way of Team of workers, UN Surroundings Programme, 2019

https://www.unenvironment.org/assets/emissions-gap-report-2018

[SEPP Comment: The UN continues to assume that it has produced the physical evidence firmly establishing a link between CO2 and global temperatures while excluding natural variation. As stated above, it has not..]

The 5 corrupt pillars of weather substitute denial

By way of Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth Gadget Science, UCL, UK, By means of The Dialog, Nov 28, 2019

https://theconversation.com/the-five-corrupt-pillars-of-climate-change-denial-122893

“The elemental query is why are we permitting the folks with probably the most privilege and gear to persuade us to extend saving our planet from weather substitute?”

[SEPP Comment: According to the author’s numbers, the total annual climate lobbying spending of the five largest publicly-owned oil & gas companies is $201 million. No guess of the billions spent each year by government and green groups to falsely claim that CO2 is the primary cause of climate change.]

Wondering the Orthodoxy

Why Apocalyptic Claims About Local weather Alternate Are Fallacious

By way of Michael Shellenberger, Forbes, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/michaelshellenberger/2019/11/25/why-everything-they-say-about-climate-change-is-wrong/#7c656a8912d6

The very small disaster

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/the-very-small-crisis/

“With radiative forcing we’re within the latter state of affairs. It might take 550 years on the present charge of human emissions for the rise in radiative forcing to be greater than the variety of size error.

“So you’ll be able to see why now we have issue believing there’s an emergency.”

The Nice World Warming Swindle

If we’ve heard just one aspect of a debate, we will’t declare to be totally knowledgeable.

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov 27, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/11/27/the-great-global-warming-swindle/

[SEPP Comment: Includes Tim Ball and Nir Shaviv.]

World Warming’s Apocalyptic Trail

It is available in waves, and it’s inconceivable to expect what’s going to occur after the present wave of more and more unhinged weather substitute activism breaks.

By way of Rael Jean Isaac, The American Spectator, Nov 21, 2019

https://spectator.org/global-warmings-apocalyptic-path/

The Local weather Con

By way of Dave Ball, American Philosopher, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/the_climate_con.html

After Paris!

China says it’s already met 2020 weather aims

By way of Team of workers, New York Submit, Nov 27, 2019

https://nypost.com/2019/11/27/china-says-theyve-already-met-their-2020-climate-goals/

China Proves It: Obama Truly Used to be A Sap

Editorial, I & I, Nov 29, 2019

https://issuesinsights.com/2019/11/29/china-proves-it-obama-really-was-a-sap/

Europe Is Shedding The Local weather Wars As China Calls for $100 Billion

By way of Team of workers, Trade Occasions, By means of GWPF, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/europe-is-losing-the-climate-wars-as-china-demands-100-billion/

Social Advantages of Carbon Dioxide

Our Greening Planet… German Science Mag: Satellite tv for pc Imagery Proves “Global’s Crops Increasing Since A long time”

An “extraordinary greening of the planet,” studies German science journal Wissenschaft. “A paradox.”

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 28, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/28/our-greening-planet-german-science-magazine-satellite-imagery-proves-worlds-vegetation-expanding-since-decades/

[SEPP Comment: A commentator on the article states: “…the translator obviously didn’t read the article carefully. One of the conclusions is, that at some point the growing CO2 part in the air will kill the plants. It is absolutely consistent with the narrative of climate alarmism.” But at what point – 40,000 parts per million (ppm), 100 times today’s concentration or 400,000 ppm, a thousand times today’s concentration?]

Issues within the Orthodoxy

EU’s carbon border tax will injury world weather substitute efforts, China says

International locations ‘want to save you unilateralism and protectionism from hurting world expansion expectancies’, China’s vice-minister for the surroundings says

The brand new tax is geared toward protective Eu corporations from unfair pageant via elevating the price of merchandise from international locations that fail to do so on weather substitute

By way of Team of workers, Reuters, South China Morning Submit Nov 27, 2019

https://www.scmp.com/information/china/international relations/article/3039549/eus-carbon-border-tax-will-damage-global-climate-change

EU Consensus Damaged As 225 MEPs Vote In opposition to ‘Local weather Emergency’

Press Unencumber, Eu Local weather Realist Community, Nov 28, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/eu-consensus-broken-as-225-meps-vote-against-climate-emergency/

[SEPP Comment: Another failure of the 97% consensus?]

Searching for a Commonplace Flooring

Local weather migration myths

By way of Ingrid Boas, Carol Farbotko, and Mike Hulm, Nature Local weather Alternate, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0633-Three

“First, analysis and analysis investment will have to allow the belief that weather substitute reasons mass human migration to be interrogated, relatively than just reinforcing it. There may be already really extensive proof that migration isn’t only pushed via weather substitute.”

Assessment of Contemporary Clinical Articles via CO2 Science

A Easy Visible Show of CO2-Prompted Wheat Biomass and Water Use Potency Will increase

Li, P., Hao, X., Aryal, M., Thompson, M. and Seneweera, S. 2019. Increased carbon dioxide and nitrogen delivery impact photosynthesis and nitrogen partitioning of 2 wheat types. Magazine of Plant Diet 42: 1290-1300. Nov 25, 2019

http://www.co2science.org/articles/V22/nov/a11.php

Dimension Problems — Floor

Extra Actual Knowledge Utterly Contradict Faux Media… Display Scandinavia, Eire NOT WARMING Over Previous A long time

By way of Kirye and Pierre Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 27, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/27/more-real-data-totally-contradict-fake-media-show-scandinavia-ireland-not-warming-over-past-decades/

Dimension Problems — Setting

Greenhouse gasoline concentrations in ambiance attain but one other excessive

UN WMO Press Unencumber, Nov 25, 2019

https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/greenhouse-gas-concentrations-atmosphere-reach-yet-another-high

[SEPP Comment: Typical UN chart with the base at 340 ppm rather than zero!]

Converting Climate

Simply The Details On Hurricanes

By way of Roger Pielke, Forbes, Nov 24, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/websites/rogerpielke/2019/11/24/just-the-facts-on-hurricanes/#4b135839551f

Cherries within the rain

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/cherries-in-the-rain/

Hyperlink to paper: Assessing adjustments in US regional precipitation on more than one time scales

By way of Ross McKitrick and John Christy, Magazine of Hydrology, November 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169419308091?by the use ofp.c3Dihub

A Bomb Cyclone Will Hit the Southern Oregon Coast

By way of Cliff Mass, Climate and Local weather Weblog, Nov 25, 2019

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/11/a-bomb-cyclone-will-hit-southern-oregon.html

“An explosively growing bomb-cyclone will hit the southern Oregon coast day after today, with hurricane-force wind gusts, towering waves, and a variety of precipitation.

“The time period ‘meteorological bomb’ is given to a midlatitude cyclone whose central force declines via greater than 24 millibars (or 24 hPa) in 24 hours (there’s a latitude dependence of the criterion, however that is shut adequate). This hurricane goes to blow that criterion away.”

[SEPP Comment: At least Mass explains the “headline grabbing” vocabulary. Later posts show the severe storm occurred.]

Local weather Emergency Excursion: Typhoon Version

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/climate-emergency-tour-hurricane-edition/

El Nino seeing excessive swings within the business age

By way of Team of workers Writers, Atlanta GA (SPX), Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/El_Nino_seeing_extreme_swings_in_the_industrial_age_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Enhanced El Niño‐Southern Oscillation variability in fresh a long time

By way of Pamela Grothe, et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters, Oct 25, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019GL083906

From the summary: “Right here, we reconstruct the energy of ENSO diversifications over the past 7,000 years with a brand new ensemble of fossil coral oxygen isotope data from the Line Islands, situated within the central equatorial Pacific. The corals record a vital lower in ENSO variance of ~20% from Three,000 to five,000 years in the past, coinciding with adjustments in spring/fall precessional insolation. We discover that ENSO variability over the past 5 a long time is ~25% more potent than throughout the preindustrial.”

Entire of NSW coast shrouded in dirt and smoke, 47C in Hunter Valley (75 years in the past)

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 25, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/whole-of-nsw-coast-shrouded-in-dust-and-smoke-47c-in-hunter-valley-75-years-ago/

Converting Seas

Venice and Unenlightened Local weather Fearmongering

By way of Jim Steele, Landscapes and Cycles, Nov 17, 2019

http://landscapesandcycles.web/venice-and-unenlightened-climate-fearmongering.html

[SEPP Comment: A more complete analysis of Venice, with maps, than presented in TWTW last week, explaining why the government response to the 1966 floods did not work. Governments now blame their incompetence on climate change.]

New Paper Gifts Photograph Proof Asserting Equatorial Area Sea Ranges Have FALLEN Since The 1600s

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Tips Zone, Nov 29, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/29/new-paper-presents-photo-evidence-affirming-equatorial-region-sea-levels-have-fallen-since-the-1600s/

Hyperlink to paper: Biology and Shore Morphology: Keys to right kind reconstruction of sea degree

Adjustments

By way of Nils-Axel Mörner, Magazine of Marine Biology and Aquascape, Mar 6, 2019

https://www.auctoresonline.org/photographs/article/155179161705-03-2019J__Marine_Biology___Aquascape.PDF

Converting Cryosphere – Land / Sea Ice

New Find out about: 6500 Years In the past The Western Barents Sea Used to be Ice-Loose And 10°C Hotter Than 2015

By way of Kenneth Richard, No Tips Zone, Nov 25, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/25/new-study-6500-years-ago-the-western-barents-sea-was-ice-free-and-10c-warmer-than-2015/

Hyperlink to paper: Postglacial paleoceanography of the western Barents Sea: Implications for alkenone-based sea floor temperatures and number one productiveness

By way of Magdalena Łącka, et al. Quaternary Science Evaluations, Nov 15, 2019

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027737911930109X

Surprise Information–The Arctic Is Freezing In Wintry weather!!

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 27, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/27/shock-news-the-arctic-is-freezing-in-winter/

“It’s unhappy that NASA’s popularity, hard-earned over time, is being trashed via a small minority who’re extra inquisitive about propaganda.”

Bear in mind ordinary information?

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/remember-traditional-knowledge/

[SEPP Comment: The Inuit may know more about polar bears than the experts.]

Converting Earth

3 Occasions Tectonics Modified the Local weather

Fifty years after the beginning of contemporary plate tectonics idea, a gaggle of researchers highlights 3 key examples of the way our planet’s shape-shifting outer layer has altered our weather.

By way of Javier Barbuzano, EOS, Nov 22, 2019

https://eos.org/options/three-times-tectonics-changed-the-climate

Right through the Pliocene, about Three million years in the past, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) stages had been very similar to what we’re experiencing lately. Then, the temperature changed into 2°C hotter, and the ocean degree changed into 15 occasions upper.

[SEPP Comment: Sea level was 15 times higher!!! ]

Acidic Waters

Scientists discover a position on Earth the place there’s no existence

Press Unencumber, FECUT – Spanish Basis for Science and Era, EurekAlert, Nov 22, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/24/scientists-find-a-place-on-earth-where-there-is-no-life/

Hyperlink to paper: Hyperdiverse archaea close to existence limits on the polyextreme geothermal Dallol house

By way of Jodie Belilla, et al., Nature, Ecology & Evolution, Oct 28, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-019-1005-Zero

Lifestyles underneath excessive prerequisites at scorching springs within the ocean

By way of Team of workers Writers, Kiel, Germany (SPX), Nov 22, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/Life_under_extreme_conditions_at_hot_springs_in_the_ocean_999.html

Hyperlink to paper: Earthquake and hurricane cause exceptional brief shifts in shallow hydrothermal vents biogeochemistry

By way of Mario Lebrato, et al. Nature, Science Experiences, Nov 15, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-53314-y

The General Fable of Ocean Acidification

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

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/05/the-total-myth-of-ocean-acidification/

Agriculture Problems & Worry of Famine

Indian Farmers Have fun as Perfect Monsoon in 25 Years Vanquishes Local weather Fears

By way of Vijay Jayaraj, Cornwall Alliance, Nov 21, 2019

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/66919-indian-farmers-rejoice-as-best-monsoon-in-25-years-vanquishes-climate-fears-2019-11-21

Un-Science or Non-Science?

Stalled climate patterns gets larger because of weather substitute

Find out about uncovers dating between jet circulation, atmospheric blocking off occasions

Mathematical formulation relates measurement of atmospheric blocking off occasions to the jet circulation.

By way of Team of workers, NSF, Nov 21, 2019

https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299624&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1

Hyperlink to paper: Dimension of the Atmospheric Blockading Occasions: Scaling Regulation and Reaction to Local weather Alternate

By way of Ebrahim Nabizadeh, Pedram Hassanzadeh, Da Yang & Elizabeth A. Barnes, Geophysical Analysis Letters, Nov Nine, 2019

https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019GL084863

“The use of information from two units of complete weather style simulations, Rice scientists Ebrahim Nabizadeh and Pedram Hassanzadeh and co-workers discovered that the world of blocking off occasions within the Northern Hemisphere will build up via up to 17% because of human-caused weather substitute.”

[SEPP Comment: Climate models cannot simulate the current atmosphere, but it is claimed they can simulate much more? See links under Communicating Better to the Public – Exaggerate, or be Vague?]

Decreasing Requirements

NOAA Blocks Get right of entry to To Their Temperature Knowledge

By way of Tony Heller, Actual Local weather Science, Nov 27, 2019

https://realclimatescience.com/2019/11/noaa-blocks-access-to-their-temperature-data/

[SEPP Remark: Accessed Nov 29, the most recent replace mentioned:

“Standing of the World Ancient Climatology Community-Day-to-day

“(More information on GHCNd is to be had within the readme.txt report.)

“November 20, 2019

“Interior problems have avoided day-to-day updates to GHCNd since 17 November 2019. The problem is being addressed and an replace is predicted early on 21 November 2019.

ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/information/ghcn/day-to-day/

[ SEPP Remark: Given the historical past of NOAA’s changes to america database, there’s forged explanation why to be extremely skeptical.]

UN document: Extraordinary measures had to keep away from worst results of weather substitute

By way of Miranda Inexperienced and John Bowden, The Hill, Nov 26, 2019

https://thehill.com/coverage/energy-environment/472046-un-report-unprecedented-measures-needed-to-avoid-worst-effects-of

The hyperlink to the document ends up in an editorial within the Washington Submit without a hyperlink to the document

In bleak document, U.N. says drastic motion is solely solution to keep away from worst results of weather substitute

“We want to make amends for the years wherein we procrastinated,” a best legit says.

By way of Brady Dennis, Washington Submit, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/11/26/bleak-report-un-says-drastic-action-is-only-way-avoid-worst-impacts-climate-change/?wpisrc=al_news__alert-world–alert-national&wpmk=1

No hyperlink to the document

Speaking Higher to the Public – Exaggerate or be Imprecise?

A struggle for the jet circulation is raging above our heads

By way of Tim Woollings, The Dialog, Nov 14, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://theconversation.com/a-battle-for-the-jet-stream-is-raging-above-our-heads-125906

Hyperlink to e-book: Jet Move: A Adventure Via our Converting Local weather

By way of Tim Woolings, Oxford College Press, To be printed

https://world.oup.com/instructional/product/jet-stream-9780198828518?cc=us&lang=en&

“So, the jet won’t turn into extra erratic because the Arctic warms, however it will properly substitute profoundly. And something is obvious: the tension of greater temperatures and changed rainfall patterns from our destabilising weather will depart us much more prone to the elements patterns introduced via the whim of the wandering jet circulation.” [Boldface Added]

[SEPP Comment: Exactly when has the climate been stable? During Ice Ages?]

Local weather Alternate To Global: “Honey, I Reduced in size The Jet Move!”

By way of Jaime Jessop, Local weather Scepticism, Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Paul Homewood]

https://cliscep.com/2019/11/25/climate-change-to-world-honey-i-shrunk-the-jet-stream/

“In my opinion, I’m now not satisfied via both. There without a doubt is a struggle for the jet circulation nevertheless it’s now not raging overhead, as recommended via Woolings on the Con, it’s raging in weather alarmist international to look who can ‘end up’ first that world warming is changing the jet circulation ‘dangerously’ to present us extra widespread and serious excessive climate, in each iciness and summer time.”

[SEPP Comment: See link immediately above.]

Mother or father Local weather emergency: international ‘can have crossed tipping facets’

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/guardian-climate-emergency-world-may-have-crossed-tipping-points/

Hyperlink to paper: Local weather tipping facets — too dangerous to guess opposed to

The rising risk of abrupt and irreversible weather adjustments will have to compel political and financial motion on emissions.

By way of Timothy M. Lenton, Johan Rockström, Owen Gaffney, Stefan Rahmstorf, Katherine Richardson, Will Steffen & Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Nature, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03595-Zero

Harrabin’s Tipping Level Junk Science

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 28, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/28/harrabins-tipping-point-junk-science/

“If those imaginary tipping facets in reality existed, the arena would have gone through runaway warming then.”

[SEPP Comment: Or runaway cooling. See links immediately above]]

World Warming Declare: Extra Blockbuster Snowstorms, Much less Snow

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 28, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/28/climate-claim-more-blockbuster-snowstorms-less-snow/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Make issues up.

9 weather tipping facets now ‘energetic,’ warn scientists

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 27, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/27/nine-climate-tipping-points-now-active-warn-scientists/

Alarmist Suggest Rebranding ‘Local weather Alternate’ for Larger Surprise Price

By way of Thomas Williams, Breitbart, Nov 29, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.breitbart.com/surroundings/2019/11/29/alarmists-propose-rebranding-climate-change-for-greater-shock-value/

‘Local weather substitute is a incapacity rights factor’

Press Unencumber, College of Konstanz, EurekAlert, Nov 26, 2019, [H/t WUWT]

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/uok-ci112619.php

Environmental substitute in Africa: Will it result in a drying Lake Victoria?

Researchers grow style to assignment stages in international’s biggest tropical lake

By way of Team of workers, NSF, Nov 21, 2019

https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=299626&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1

“Lake Victoria will get maximum of its water from rain — about 55 inches each and every yr. The sediment analyzed from places alongside the lake presentations that rainfall stages 35,000 to 100,000 years in the past had been about 28 inches, or virtually part what they’re lately.”

[SEPP Comment: When the earth was in the midst of an ice age with fresh water locked up in thousands of feet of ice, rainfall was less. Will we get the same results from global warming as from global cooling? See link immediately below]

Victoria Falls Drying Up–Newest BBC Faux Information

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 27, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/27/victoria-falls-drying-up-latest-bbc-fake-news/

See hyperlink straight away above

Shedding Nemo: clownfish ‘can’t adapt to weather substitute’

By way of Team of workers Writers, Paris (AFP), Nov 26, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Losing_Nemo_clownfish_cannot_adapt_to_climate_change_999.html

“The Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Alternate remaining yr warned that underneath 1.5C of warming Earth would lose a minimum of 70 p.c of its coral reefs.

“Beneath 2C of warming coral, and the important ecosystems it helps, could be nearly burnt up.”

[SEPP Comment: As discussed in TWTW last week, Jennifer Marohasy has filmed live corals where they were supposedly wiped out.]

The yr in evaluate prematurely

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/the-year-in-review-in-advance/

“See, we’re anti-science. We have now the trial first and the decision later.”

Speaking Higher to the Public – Do a Ballot?

Dumb ballot, faux headline: No longer weather substitute, 70% of Australians choose reasonably-priced dependable electrical energy, 61% greatest fear is “charge of dwelling”.

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 27, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/dumb-poll-fake-headline-not-climate-change-70-of-australians-want-cheap-reliable-electricity-61-biggest-worry-is-cost-of-living/

98% of air passengers don’t care adequate about weather substitute to shop for a carbon offset

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 27, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/98-of-air-passengers-dont-care-enough-about-climate-change-to-buy-a-carbon-offset/

“The researchers consider that weather substitute and the ensuing lack of ecosystem services and products will impact the arena’s disabled populations disproportionately via exacerbating inequalities and lengthening marginalization.”

Speaking Higher to the Public – Use Kids for Propaganda

Tipping level in civilization: Professionals say “pay attention to young people” (positive, the adults are flawed)

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 29, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/tipping-point-in-civilization-experts-say-listen-to-children-adults-are-wrong/

Local weather Activists Aren’t Joking

Saving the planet: the all-purpose, unending justification for extra taxes, keep watch over, and deprivation.

By way of Donna Laframboise, Giant Image Information, Nov 25, 2019

https://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2019/11/25/climate-activists-arent-joking/

“A headline within the India Occasions publicizes Greta ‘The Position Type Everybody Wishes.’

“An worker of the David Suzuki Basis, writing in Canada’s biggest newspaper, says Greta is ‘an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of other folks for a mess of causes.’

The founding father of Ladies Who Sail says Greta ‘is the good saint of our time.’

“In each and every nook of each and every native, provincial, nationwide, and world group, Greta’s worldview is being promoted. Local weather activists are operating tirelessly, at the back of the scenes, to make it everybody’s truth.

“Those other folks don’t cost human accomplishment or expertise. They don’t cost your time. Nor do they cost your freedom. They’re extremists who’re ready to sacrifice every thing ‘for the nice of the planet.’”

FT: Chinese language Nationalists Activate Local weather Messiah Greta Thunberg

By way of Eric Worrall, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/ft-chinese-nationalists-turn-on-climate-messiah-greta-thunberg/

Speaking Higher to the Public – Protest

Massive Disruption As 10.000 Farmers & 5000 Tractors Close Down Berlin

By way of Team of workers, GWPF, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/huge-disruption-as-10-000-farmers-tractors-shut-down-berlin/

French Farmers Descend on Paris in Recent Riot In opposition to Globalist Rules

Tractors block roads in protest opposed to agricultural being blamed for weather substitute.

By way of Paul Joseph Watson, Infowars.com, Nov 27, 2019 [H/t Joe Tomlinson]

https://www.infowars.com/french-farmers-descend-on-paris-in-fresh-revolt-against-globalist-regulations/

Farmers deliver central Dublin to a halt with tractor protest

By way of Padraic Halpin, Reuters, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ireland-farmers-idUSKBN1Y118L

Extinction Rise up Are ‘Harmful’ And ‘Unsupportive’, Royal Academy of Engineering Warns

By way of Team of workers, The Day-to-day Telegraph, By means of GWPF, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/extinction-rebellion-are-destructive-and-unsupportive-royal-academy-of-engineering-warns/

Increasing the Orthodoxy

Local weather emergency: EU is ruled via trash

By way of Lubos Motl, The Reference Body, Nov 29, 2019

https://motls.blogspot.com/2019/11/climate-emergency-eu-is-governed-by.html

Hyperlink to Followed Textual content: Local weather and environmental emergency

Eu Parliament answer of 28 November 2019 at the weather and surroundings

emergency (2019/2930(RSP))

http://www.europarl.europa.ecu/doceo/record/TA-Nine-2019-0078_EN.pdf

Wondering Eu Inexperienced

Excessive Inexperienced Poverty: Germans Face €44 Billion Invoice For Electrical energy By myself In 2020

By way of Team of workers, GWPF & BDEW, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/green-poverty-germans-face-e44-billion-bill-for-electricity-alone-in-2020/

Govt must lead via instance and goal net-zero pre-2050, MPs urge

By way of Team of workers, Edie Newsroom, Nov five, 2019 [H/t Dennis Ambler]

https://www.edie.web/information/11/Govt-should-lead-by-example-and-target-net-zero-pre-2050–MPs-urge/

Wondering Inexperienced In different places

No Plan B for Planet A

Changing fossil fuels with “renewable” calories would devastate the one planet we’ve were given

By way of Paul Driessen, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/no-plan-b-for-planet-a/

Inexperienced Power Research: Consulting, or Promoting?

By way of Norman Rogers, American Philosopher, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/green_energy_studies_consulting_or_advertising.html

New York State’s Plan Makes use of 63% Unreliable Supply

By way of Donn Dears, Energy For USA, Nov 26, 2019

https://ddears.com/2019/11/26/new-york-states-plan-uses-63-unreliable-sources/

“New York State’s plan for getting rid of GHG will lead to an enormous build up in the price of electrical energy and can power citizens to rely on unreliable assets for his or her electrical energy.”

[SEPP Comment: Governor Cuomo’s energy plan may be from a song by Frank Sinatra: “Call me irresponsible, call me unreliable; Throw in undependable too.”]

Sacrificed on Victoria’s Inexperienced Altar

By way of Alan Moran, Quadrant, Nov 27, 2019

https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed-planet/2019/11/sacrificed-on-victorias-green-altar/

Inexperienced Jobs

Increasingly more Robust Headwinds Forward: Germany’s Wind Business Faces Extinction …”A number of 10,000 Jobs Misplaced “

By way of P Gosselin, No Tips Zone, Nov 24, 2019

https://notrickszone.com/2019/11/24/increasingly-powerful-headwinds-ahead-germanys-wind-industry-faces-extinction-several-10000-jobs-lost/

[SEPP Comment: Hard to establish the difference between special pleading by the wind industry and actual losses that may occur.]

Investment Problems

IPPR: UK must pay £20bn into UN weather fund

By way of Paul Homewood, No longer a Lot of Folks Know That, Nov 29, 2019

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/11/29/ippr-uk-should-pay-20bn-into-un-climate-fund/

[SEPP Comment: A problem with the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) and many others promoting green goals is that not everyone thinks and believes as they do, thus they cannot understand it possible that others do not support their policies.]

US, EU ‘Owe Part The Price’ of Repairing Local weather Harm

By way of Team of workers Creator, The Globe Submit, Nov 25, 2019 [H/t Toshio Fujita]

https://theglobepost.com/2019/11/25/us-eu-climate-change/

[SEPP Comment: Send invoices to the rest of the world for improvements to life from the use of fossil fuels and electricity.]

The Political Video games Proceed

No Quantity Of Disastrous Failure Can Kill The Myth Of A Govt-Directed “Nice Society”

By way of Francis Menton, Big apple Contrarian, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/weblog/2019-11-25-no-amount-of-disastrous-failure-can-kill-the-fantasy-of-a-government-directed-great-society

Litigation Problems

[Supreme Court Justice] Alito pens fiery dissent after courtroom declines to listen to dispute between weather professor, Nationwide Assessment

By way of Tyler Olson, Fox Information, Nov 26, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/alito-climate-science-professor-national-review

“Mann’s case opposed to the journal stems from his advent of the notorious ‘hockey stick graph’ and a central function within the ‘Climategate’ scandal — wherein his employer, Penn State College, ultimately cleared him of wrongdoing.”

Subsidies and Mandates Perpetually

Science and economics trump authorities mandates with weather substitute

By way of Richard Rahn, Washington Occasions, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.washingtontimes.com/information/2019/nov/25/science-and-economics-trump-government-mandates-wi/?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=handbook&utm_campaign=20171227&utm_term=e-newsletter&utm_content=morning&bt_ee=P3p.c2Fdu5DW6Pmsdlp.c2FIjb6epL2JoVi8H44ETBWSOI7Gfocp.c3D&bt_ts=1574767888202

EPA and different Regulators at the March

DOE must revive the Place of business of Coverage Research

By way of David Wojick, CFACT, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.cfact.org/2019/11/29/doe-should-revive-the-office-of-policy-analysis/

Power Problems – Non-US

Montney Python’s Frac’ing Circus [Canada]

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, nov 26, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/26/montney-pythons-fracing-circus/

Fraaack, what?

By way of John Robson, Local weather Dialogue Nexus, Nov 27, 2019

https://climatediscussionnexus.com/2019/11/27/fraaack-what/

Power Problems – Australia

Magnificence motion win: 2011 floods had been man-made — likely controlled as though “the dams would by no means fill”?

By way of Jo Nova, Her Weblog, Nov 30, 2019

http://joannenova.com.au/2019/11/class-action-win-2011-floods-were-man-made-seemingly-managed-as-if-the-dams-would-never-fill/

Power Problems — US

What’s Riding Wholesale Energy Value Adjustments? No longer What You Suppose

By way of Sonal Patel, Energy Magazine, Nov 27, 2019

https://www.powermag.com/whats-driving-wholesale-power-price-changes-not-what-you-think/

Hyperlink to document: Have an effect on of Wind, Sun, and Different Components on Wholesale Energy Costs: An Ancient Research—2008 via 2017

By way of Andrews Generators, et al. Berkley Lab, Nov 2019

https://emp.lbl.gov/publications/impact-wind-solar-and-other-factors

From the summary: “We exhibit that wind and photo voltaic have contributed to discounts in total moderate annual wholesale electrical energy costs since 2008, however that pure gasoline costs have had the biggest impression. Extra notable is that growth of variable renewable calories has resulted in important adjustments in locational, time of day, and seasonal pricing patterns in some areas. Those altered pricing patterns mirror a basic shift and cling essential implications for the grid-system cost of wind and photo voltaic, and for different electric-sector making plans and running choices.”

[SEPP Remark: No longer indexed some of the payment drivers are subsidies and mandates. If electrical energy turbines pay to have anyone take their electrical energy, then their subsidies are some distance too excessive. This is going on in Texas.]

Carbon depth of chronic sector down in 2019

By way of Charles Rotter, WUWT, Nov 28, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/28/carbon-intensity-of-power-sector-down-in-2019/

[Be aware the hyperlink to EurekAlert! isn’t right kind. It connected to an essay pointing out:” 9 weather tipping facets now ‘energetic,’ warn scientists.” https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/uoe-nct112519.php]

‘It is going to be exhausting for other folks’; Coal plant close to Lake Powell stops manufacturing after almost 50 years

By way of Felicia Fonseca, AP, By means of St George Information, Nov 19, 2019 [H/t Steve Scare]

https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/information/archive/2019/11/19/apc-coal-plant-near-lake-powell-stops-production-after-nearly-50-years/#.XeFYZ-hKguU

Extra Than 50 Coal Corporations Have Been Wiped Out Since Trump’s 2016 Victory

By way of Chris White, Day-to-day Caller, Nov 23, 2019

https://dailycaller.com/2019/11/23/trump-coal-election/

Sun, wind and hydro chronic may quickly surpass coal

By way of Matt Egan, CNN Trade, Nov 26, 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/26/trade/renewable-energy-coal/index.html?utm_source=twCNN&utm_content=2019-11-26T19%3A40%3A03&utm_medium=social&utm_term=hyperlink

Massachusetts The city Votes for Freezing within the Darkish

Brookline, in a State which already has the second one most costly residential electrical energy costs within the Decrease 48, needs to power its citizens to change from heating with pure gasoline to heating with electrical energy generated from Russian pure gasoline…

By way of David Middleton, WUWT, Nov 25, 2019

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/11/25/massachusetts-town-votes-for-freezing-in-the-dark/

[SEPP Comment: Doubt that those voting understood where Brookline gets its electricity.]

Go back of King Coal?

As soon as a clear calories chief, China is now reviving coal

The arena’s greatest carbon emitter is doubling down on coal, a brand new document reveals, and world funding in clear calories is faltering.

By way of Alex Fox, The Hill, Nov 25, 2019

https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/climate-change/471964-once-a-clean-energy-leader-china-is-now

Selection, Inexperienced (“Blank”) Sun and Wind

Power & Environmental E-newsletter: November 25, 2019

By way of John Droz, Grasp Useful resource, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.masterresource.org/uncategorized/energy-environmental-newsletter-november-25-2019/

Carbon Schemes

Division of Power Broadcasts $43 Million to Expand Carbon Seize and Garage Era

By way of Team of workers, DOE, Nov 14, 2019 [H/t WUWT]

https://www.calories.gov/articles/department-energy-announces-43-million-develop-carbon-capture-and-storage-technology

Well being, Power, and Local weather

Mikko Paunio: The Lancet Countdown File Is Bad Nonsense

By way of Mikko Paunio, MD, MHS adjunct professor in epidemiology on the College of Helsinki, By means of GWPF, Nov 25, 2019

https://www.thegwpf.com/the-lancet-countdown-report-is-dangerous-nonsense/

Can You Agree with What Scientific Journals Submit?

By way of John Dale Dunn, American Philosopher, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/11/can_you_trust_what_medical_journals_publish.html

Local weather Alternate Could also be a Well being Disaster

By way of Maria Neira, Challenge Syndication, Nov 29, 2019

https://www.project-syndicate.org/remark/climage-change-health-crisis-by-maria-neira-2019-11

[SEPP Comment: Electricity from fossil fuels creates a crisis for human health?]

Different Clinical Information

In probable weather leap forward, Israel scientists engineer micro organism to consume CO₂

Decade-long analysis at Weizmann Institute may pave manner for low-emissions manufacturing of carbon to be used in biofuels, meals, and assist take away extra world warming CO₂ from air

By way of Sue Surkes, The Occasions of Israel, Nov 28, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-possible-climate-breakthrough-israel-scientists-engineer-bacteria-to-eat-cop.ce2%82%82/

Scientists collection genome of satan malicious program, deepest-living animal

By way of Brooks Hays, Washington (UPI), Nov 22, 2019

http://www.spacedaily.com/studies/Scientists_sequence_genome_of_devil_worm_deepest-living_animal_999.html

BELOW THE BOTTOM LINE:

Beavers introduced in to overcome flooding in Britain

By way of Team of workers Writers, London (AFP), Nov 20, 2019

http://www.terradaily.com/studies/Beavers_brought_in_to_beat_flooding_in_Britain_999.html

[SEPP Comment: Beavers building dams upstream will remove the need for dredging downstream? What about the trees the beavers will remove?]

An engineer has devised a solution to give up Arctic ice from melting via scattering hundreds of thousands of tiny glass beads to mirror daylight away

By way of Aylin Woodward, Trade Insider, Oct 26, 2019 [H/t Joe Tomlison]

https://www.businessinsider.com/ice-911-tiny-glass-beads-to-stop-arctic-ice-melt-2019-10?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl

We’re all going to die: Alarmists in our midst

By way of Steven Boykey Sidley, Day-to-day Maverick, Nov 27, 2019 [H/t GWPF]

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2019-11-27-were-all-going-to-die-alarmists-in-our-midst/

ARTICLES

Why Our Electric Gadget Isn’t In a position for a Decrease-Carbon Long term

By way of Jason Bordoff, WSJ, Nov 27, 2019

https://blogs.wsj.com/consultants/2019/11/27/why-our-electrical-system-isnt-ready-for-a-lower-carbon-future/?guid=BL-258B-8676&mod=hp_jr_pos1&dsk=y

TWTW Abstract: After discussing the California blackouts, the previous senior director of the Nationwide Safety Council and effort adviser to President Obama writes:

“California isn’t by myself, as popular chronic outages have left hundreds of thousands with out chronic in recent times from India to Japan to Puerto Rico—the remaining inflicting triggering [sic]a humanitarian disaster.

“As damaging as those chronic cuts were, their impression has been restricted via the truth that electrical energy isn’t used extra extensively. The lighting pass out however our vehicles and vans can normally stay transferring. This may substitute if we transfer to affect extra of the financial system as a way to mitigate the affects of weather substitute with out correctly making an investment in our electrical grids.

“Local weather substitute is already a serious and escalating risk, and more potent motion to handle it most probably comes to popular (even though now not 100%) electrification of the financial system, together with transportation and structures, and a dramatic build up within the proportion of electrical energy that comes from zero-carbon assets. [TWTW questions the assumption that climate change is a severe and escalating threat.]

“Electrical energy provides, whilst extremely dependable within the U.S., are nonetheless at risk of outages, as California’s enjoy reminds us. To make certain, the placement in California is excessive. The need for chronic cuts to cut back hearth chance follows years of underinvestment in apparatus and protection at PG&E. However problems with electrical energy reliability aren’t distinctive to California. Consumers in Maine and Florida, for instance, averaged 40 hours of chronic cuts in 2017. In keeping with the American Society of Civil Engineers, there will likely be a almost $95 billion funding hole in electrical energy grid modernization around the U.S. via 2020, expanding the chance of blackouts.

“In fact, gas provides are prone, too. Pipelines can rupture, hurricanes can injury offshore platforms, and geopolitical instability can disrupt oil flows. In the neighborhood, when the ability is going out, gasoline pumps give up pumping. Certainly, when the gas delivery is disrupted, probably the most widespread reason is lack of electric chronic, which is why New York just lately required fuel stations to have backup turbines.

“Nonetheless, the shift to electrification can exacerbate a few of these fuel-supply vulnerabilities. It might be way more tricky to chronic electrical cars with turbines in an emergency than gasoline stations, for instance, for the reason that they’re charged extra diffusely at properties than at centralized charging stations. Additionally, the common automotive with a complete fuel tank can run for two times as lengthy with out refilling as a mean totally charged EV.

“Oil shortages of the 1970s are a much more far flung risk in lately’s extremely interconnected world oil marketplace. Moreover, in contrast to electrical energy, when fuel and diesel delivery in a undeniable location is disrupted, different provides could also be introduced in via different manner like truck or barge from neighboring spaces—assuming payment alerts give you the proper financial incentive. Battery expertise has advanced dramatically, however electrical energy is costlier and hard to move and retailer than liquid gas for lengthy classes.

Let’s keep in mind as properly that weather substitute is a world drawback. A ton of greenhouse gasoline emissions contributes similarly to the issue irrespective of the place it comes from. Because of this retaining temperature upward push in test would require popular electrification of transportation now not simply within the U.S., however all over the world. And the electrical energy method in lots of rising markets is some distance much less dependable than it’s within the U.S. When you assume fresh chronic cuts might pose a barrier to electrical automobile uptake in California, believe being a driving force in Pakistan the place electrical energy outages moderate greater than 13 hours in line with day.

To be transparent, electrical energy reliability considerations aren’t a explanation why to extend the electrification of transportation, structures and different portions of the clear calories financial system. Fairly, California’s electrical energy disaster is a reminder that policymakers and want to prioritize bettering electrical energy method reliability and resilience.

Following the oil shortages of the 1970s, international locations got here in combination and agreed to carry oil in strategic reserves to stop identical delivery crises sooner or later. Changing strategic crude and subtle product shares with electrical energy garage of equivalent capability is neither possible nor cost-effective.

Fairly, policymakers want to prioritize last the present grid funding shortfalls and boosting reliability and resilience via development new transmission strains to alleviate method bottlenecks and do away with unmarried facets of method failure; increasing using microgrids and effort garage; leveraging grid modernization applied sciences; developing incentives for demand-side control and disbursed technology; bettering repairs and method operation; and introducing new modeling and expertise equipment (equivalent to synthetic intelligence) to expect issues ahead of they happen. [Boldface added.]

Electrifying the transportation sector won’t occur if motorists fear that they gained’t be capable to reliably gas up their vehicles. Alleviating the ones considerations calls for regulators to prioritize investments to modernize our grids to toughen our calories safety. Northern California’s decade of deliberate blackouts must function a serious warning call to regulators all over the place to redouble efforts to spice up the reliability and resilience of the electrical energy method as a way to give a boost to the low-carbon transition.

[TWTW Comment: We cannot predict the weather, why assume we can predict weather dependent electricity generation?]

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