Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The Guardian Demands More Nuclear Power to Fight Climate Change, Slams Plant Closures

According to The Guardian, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Closure of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant was a big step backwards in the battle to reduce CO2 emissions.

Texas Starts Waking Up To The Issue Of The Full Costs Of “Renewables”

Reposted from The MANHATTAN CONTRARIAN June 20, 2021/ Francis Menton The promoters of the climate scam have a variety of deceptions to get the gullible to accede to their socialist plans.…

Hawaii Renewable Electricity Claims Unsupported by EIA Data, Emissions Unchanged

The political leadership and people of Hawaii understandably want to address the huge dependency of the state on high-cost petroleum for its electricity. But instead of focusing their efforts on this legitimate issue they have gotten hopelessly lost in pursuing costly and unreliable green energy political fantasy schemes that have the potential to greatly exacerbate the state’s present energy,...

Corrupt EPA stacks CASAC panel with agency grant cronies; Chair is top agency grant crony

EPA’s CASAC will now be led by someone who gets paid to do research for EPA then gets to review and rubberstamp her and her colleagues’ (also EPA grant recipients) work.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #459

“It is one thing to impose drastic measures and harsh economic penalties when an environmental problem is clear-cut and severe. It is quite another to do so when the environmental problem is largely hypothetical and not substantiated by careful observations. This is definitely the case with global warming.” – Frederick Seitz, Introduction to Fred Singer’s Hot Talk, Cold Science...

David King Crawls Back Out Of Woodwork

Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an independent expert group this week to advise, warn and criticise global policymakers about the climate and nature crises.

Run Away: New analysis discusses role of managed retreat as a climate change response

"Managed retreat can be more effective in reducing risk--in ways that are socially equitable and economically efficient--if it is a proactive component of climate-driven transformations," said Mach, an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at UM Rosenstiel School. "It can be used to address climate risks, along with other types of responses like building seawalls...

Covid Problems Disrupting UN Climate Negotiations

You couldn't make it up; Internet glitches, delegates too lazy to match timezones, and China objecting to the presence of observers at negotiations on transparency.

Ice Follies

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading that one of the horrible terrible predicted consequences of the ~ 300-year gradual warming since the depths of the Little Ice in…

The Looming Oil Shock

Guest “You get what you pay for” by David Middleton Hat tip to Jan from the Netherlands… It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply CrisisBy David Messler –…