Scientists Attack Media For Spotlighting A Study Showing IPCC Climate Models Were Wrong

Michael ‘Hockey Stick’ Mann

A climate model expert told The Washington Post there would be “extra eyes really scrutinizing” a new study claiming climate models predicted more global warming than has been observed this century.

And he was right.

Climate scientists have rushed to criticize a study published in the journal Nature Geoscience, which found that less warming in the early 20th Century suggests it’s slightly easier — though still difficult — to meet the goals of the Paris accord.

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Former Obama And Clinton Aides Are Getting Paid To Promote Green Energy Interests

Green energy companies are paying former aides for President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to promote solar and wind power in states that President Donald Trump won during the election.

Mike Carr, an Energy Department in the Obama administration, is the executive director for New Energy America, a group that launches Wednesday to influence lawmakers in red states. Kendra Kostek, who was an aide to former Secretary of State Clinton’s presidential run, is pegged to be the group’s director of public engagement.

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Trends In Atlantic Hurricanes Show Why Alarmists are Wrong (Again)

With Hurricane Maria heading towards Puerto Rico, there will be yet more alarmist claims about how climate change is making hurricanes worse.

Maria is the fourth major hurricane in the Atlantic this year, following Harvey, Irma, and Jose. But how unusual is this?

Fortunately, we don’t have to rely on Al Gore or Jennifer Lawrence. The reality is that it is not unusual at all.

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Hooray for Carbon Dioxide! It’s Helping to Feed the World’s Hungry

Among the greatest challenges humankind has faced throughout its history, feeding the world’s hungry ranks at or near the very top of the list. And with the world’s population expected to top nine billion between 2050 and 2100, this issue will surely become even more important in the coming decades.

However, what many people may not realize is that the carbon dioxide humans have been pumping into the air since the middle of the 20th century has enriched plant growth, thereby contributing to record crop yields, which has helped to bring about the largest decline in hunger, starvation, and malnutrition in human history.

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Climatologist traces history of the meaningless 2-degree temperature target

Do you want to know the origins of the 2-degree temperature target that underpins much of climate policy discussions and action?

  • As is often the case, it is an arbitrary round number that was politically convenient. So it became a sort of scientific truth. However, it has little scientific basis but is a hard political reality.
  • Jaeger and Jaeger (2011) explain that it came from “a marginal remark in an early paper about climate policy”

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The Surprising Reason the Paris Accord Is Unnecessary, Irrelevant

Since 1979, satellites have been continuously scanning lower tropospheric temperatures. And the data from these satellites are reported each month by two independent research groups, the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and Remote Sensing Systems (RSS).

What the data from both UAH and RSS show is very interesting. Global climate is following a warming trend of only 0.136 degrees Celsius per decade. If one extrapolates that trajectory to a full century, it means a total temperature increase of 1.36 degrees Celsius by 2100.

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Smug NYTimes Reporters Use Hurricanes to Bash Texans, Floridians, and the GOP

Justin Gillis

The New York Times’ most activist environmental reporter Justin Gillis is leaving the paper, but not before one last Cassandra-style wail on the front of the Science section keyed to the recent major hurricanes that have hit the South: “The Unpredictable Human Factor.”

Gillis, who has a knack for getting scary yet inaccurate stories on the paper’s front page, employed a condescending “told you so” tone apparently endemic to environmentalists. And another reporter’s front-page story from Miami blamed low taxes and Republicans for the destruction waged by the likes of Hurricane Irma.

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Greenland’s Other Famous Glacier Growing, Too

Yesterday I showed how the Washington Post was lying about Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, which is growing rapidly.

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Today. let’s look how CNN and the Washington Post are lying about Greenland’s other famous glacier – the Jakobshavn glacier. They recruited a Hollywood actor who is married to someone from Greenland as their expert.

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Is Sierra Club Funding Their Environmental Agenda Through Donations To Harvey Victims?

Total Army continues to assist in Harvey relief efforts. Photo: Texas National GuardAn environmental group is using Hurricane Harvey victims and misleading messaging to raise money for climate change activism.

The Sierra Club is raising money for “groups working on the ground,” claiming “100 percent of money raised supports relief and recovery efforts” for victims of Hurricane Harvey. To date, the organization has donated $5,000 to the Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS) and is granting $31,500 to various other groups, including TEJAS.

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Scott Pruitt Says Climate Change Is Real, Not Really An Existential Threat

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Tuesday that humans are causing climate change “in some ways,” but it’s hard to tell if a changing climate is an existential threat.

“We know the climate’s always changing. We know that humans contribute to it in some way,” Pruitt said on Fox News, responding to questions about what is driving Hurricanes like Irma and Harvey.

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