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Post by JWWhite » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:32 am

Late Snowpack Signals a Lost Summer for Greenland’s Shorebirds
Sanderlings, red knots and ruddy turnstones failed to breed this year along the Arctic island’s east coast due to record snow cover
https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... horebirds/
Of course, it was only two years ago that we were told Greenland’s summers were getting warmer.
https://www.independent.co.uk/environme ... 55241.html
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Post by JWWhite » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:07 pm

Anyone following clean energy knew this could be a tough year for solar. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. just put a grim number on how bad.
The pace of global installations will contract by 24 percent in 2018, Goldman analysts led by Brian Lee said in a research note late Wednesday. That’s far more dire than the 3 percent decline forecast by Bloomberg NEF in the bleakest of three scenarios outlined in a report earlier this month. Credit Suisse Group AG is forecasting a 17 percent contraction.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -this-year
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Post by STEVE G » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:36 am

Why are some major news outlets still covering extreme weather like it's an act of God?
https://newrepublic.com/article/150124/ ... ate-change

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Post by JWWhite » Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:07 am

The Extinction of Honest Science
Warmists' predictions of climate doom haven't come to pass or anything like it, but give them credit for agility and perseverance in always concocting a fresh scare. The latest meme to keep grants flowing and careers on track: the purported mass die-off of species large and small.
https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed- ... t-science/
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Post by JWWhite » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:09 am

An extensive report from the Environmental Protection Agency found that including ethanol into the U.S. gas supply is wreaking havoc on the atmosphere and soil.

In a study titled “Biofuels and the Environment: The Second Triennial Report to Congress,” the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined that ethanol derived from corn and soybeans is causing serious harm to the environment. Water, soil and air quality were all found to be adversely affected by biofuel mandates.

“Evidence since enactment of [the Energy Independence and Security Act] suggests an increase in acreage planted with soybeans and corn, with strong indications from observed changes in land use that some of this increase is a consequence of increased biofuel production,” read a portion of the 159-page report. Other findings from the study show: More ethanol from corn has resulted in greater nitrogen oxide emissions, greater demand for biofuel feedstock has contributed to harmful algae blooms, and increased irrigation has placed greater stress on water sources.
https://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_reco ... yId=341491
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Post by handdrummer » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:40 pm

The solution is to continue subsidies to framers and remove all regulations from everything. Oh, they forgot to mention the damage to hoses and rubber parts on your vehicle but that's ok as it means that you'll be replacing and repairing more often and that's good for the economy. 'Honey hush, money talks."

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Post by JWWhite » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:22 pm

Growth In Thermal Generation Continues To Outpace Renewables In China
Anybody who thinks China is rapidly shifting to renewable energy needs to look at the latest electricity data from the China Energy Portal.
https://chinaenergyportal.org/en/2018-q ... tatistics/
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3 Decades Of Alarmists’ False Climate Prophesies Unfulfilled
Thirty years of continued false climate alarms have sounded since climate change scientists started making their cataclysmic predictions that global manmade pollutants will catastrophically rise global temperatures to the point of killing off crops, mankind and other species – not to mention diminishing habitable land by rising sea levels due to melting icecaps.
Institute for Energy Research (IER) Founder and CEO Rob Bradley, Jr., considers a New York Times (NYT) story by Philip Shabecoff titled “Global Warming Has Begun” as ushering in three decades of continuous prophies that would go unfilled to the dismay of climate change activists around the world.

“If the current pace of the buildup of these gases continues, the effect is likely to be a warming of 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit [between now and] the year 2025 to 2050,” Shabecoff wrote in his June 24, 1988, NYT piece. “The rise in global temperature is predicted to … caus[e] sea levels to rise by one to four feet by the middle of the next century.”
https://onenewsnow.com/science-tech/201 ... nfulfilled
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Post by Bamboo Grove » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:05 am

Of course the denialists say that this is fake news.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/scop ... ts-n867521
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Post by STEVE G » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:20 am

JWWhite wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:56 am
3 Decades Of Alarmists’ False Climate Prophesies Unfulfilled
Thirty years of continued false climate alarms have sounded since climate change scientists started making their cataclysmic predictions that global manmade pollutants will catastrophically rise global temperatures to the point of killing off crops, mankind and other species – not to mention diminishing habitable land by rising sea levels due to melting icecaps.
Institute for Energy Research (IER) Founder and CEO Rob Bradley, Jr., considers a New York Times (NYT) story by Philip Shabecoff titled “Global Warming Has Begun”...
That is the Institute for Energy Research founded by oil industry billionaire Charles Koch, it's just more advertising for an oil industry desperate to sell as much as possible before the inevitable happens.

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Post by JWWhite » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:42 am

Wind and Solar Energy: Good for Nothing
The defenders of wind and solar claim that subsidies are a minor help to get a new industry going. These defenders counter critics with the fallacious claim that fossil fuels receive huge subsidies. Actually, the fossil fuel industry pays huge taxes.

Focusing on explicit subsidies is the wrong approach for understanding the subsidies provided to wind and solar. The explicit subsidies include such things as a 30% construction subsidy for solar and a 2.3-cent-per-kilowatt-hour subsidy for wind. Both technologies benefit from tax equity financing, a scheme based on special tax breaks and gaming the corporate income tax of a highly taxed corporate partner.

A better way to measure the wind and solar subsidies is to look at the benefits and losses to the economy. A net loss to the economy implies a subsidy. Once it is recognized that a subsidy is present, the next step is to figure out who is paying for it. Invariably, it is either the taxpayer or the consumer of electricity.

https://www.americanthinker.com/article ... z5Nv6fhMst
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Post by STEVE G » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:32 pm

JWWhite wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:42 am
Wind and Solar Energy: Good for Nothing
The defenders of wind and solar claim that subsidies are a minor help to get a new industry going. These defenders counter critics with the fallacious claim that fossil fuels receive huge subsidies. Actually, the fossil fuel industry pays huge taxes.

Focusing on explicit subsidies is the wrong approach for understanding the subsidies provided to wind and solar. The explicit subsidies include such things as a 30% construction subsidy for solar and a 2.3-cent-per-kilowatt-hour subsidy for wind. Both technologies benefit from tax equity financing, a scheme based on special tax breaks and gaming the corporate income tax of a highly taxed corporate partner.

A better way to measure the wind and solar subsidies is to look at the benefits and losses to the economy. A net loss to the economy implies a subsidy. Once it is recognized that a subsidy is present, the next step is to figure out who is paying for it. Invariably, it is either the taxpayer or the consumer of electricity.

https://www.americanthinker.com/article ... z5Nv6fhMst
An article from a member of the Heartland Institute, an organisation funded by oil industries and tobacco companies that also spent years disputing the link between smoking and lung cancer.

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Post by JWWhite » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:43 pm

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Climate protestors put their best argument forward:When you run out of argument you fall back on stunts
It’s taken thirty years and $100 billion in scientific research to get here.
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Post by JWWhite » Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:42 pm

A new study finds that coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef is nothing new.
Coral bleaching across the Great Barrier Reef has been happening for around 400 years, a study has revealed.
Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh have dated the phenomenon back four centuries by examining cores extracted from old corals.
Large-scale coral bleaching has raised concern about the future of the ecosystems and the impact their loss could have on biodiversity.
https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/c ... ars-study/
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