Climate shocker: Carry on as we are until 2050, planet will be FINE, says Norwegian gov’t

“The Earth’s mean temperature rose sharply during the 1990s. This may have caused us to overestimate climate sensitivity.” Continue reading Climate shocker: Carry on as we are until 2050, planet will be FINE, says Norwegian gov’t

China’s wind sector lost $1.6 billion in 2012

“A major contributing element was that China’s power generation capacity rose considerably in 2012, and wind power gave way to thermal and nuclear power.” Continue reading China’s wind sector lost $1.6 billion in 2012

Court rules EPA ethanol mandate ‘unreasonable’

“A federal court delivered a defeat to the biofuels industry Friday, ruling the U.S. government exceeded its authority by requiring refiners to purchase cellulosic biofuel despite the fact the next-generation fuel is not commercially available.” Continue reading Court rules EPA ethanol mandate ‘unreasonable’

Eskew: ‘Gulf between reality and the climate deniers has widened’

Carter Eskew, the chief strategist for Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign, has apparently not checked the climate scoreboard in at least 10 years. Continue reading Eskew: ‘Gulf between reality and the climate deniers has widened’

Self-interested scientists to harangue Congress on Climate Science Day

There’s now a good chance that Washington DC will have to endure snow or record cold on February 26, 2013. Continue reading Self-interested scientists to harangue Congress on Climate Science Day

States’ crime rates show scant linkage to gun laws

“President Obama has called for stricter federal gun laws to combat recent shooting rampages, but a review of recent state laws by The Washington Times shows no discernible correlation between stricter rules and lower gun-crime rates in the states.” Continue reading States’ crime rates show scant linkage to gun laws