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5 New Papers: Climate And Weather Events Become LESS Erratic And Severe During Warming Periods

  By Kenneth Richard on 14. December 2017  Cooling, Not Warming, Leads To   Weather and Climate Instability  Image Source: Loisel et al., 2017 1. Significant Decreasing Trend In Severe Weather Since 1961 Zhang et al., 2017 Based on continuous and coherent severe weather reports from over 500 manned stations, for the first time, this study shows a significant decreasing trend […]

Plummeting Forest Fire Burn Acreage – Down 80% since 1930’s

Via: by tonyheller According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 9.4 million acres burned in the US this year. This is down 80% since the 1930’s. Indicator 3.16: Area and percent of forest affected by abiotic agents 23 Jul 1933, Page 12 – Great Falls Tribune at TimesMachine: October 9, 1938 – And forest […]

Save the world with internal combustion engines

Who cares about 50% more emissions? China is powered by 65% coal. A new study in China compares cars with internal combustion engines to electric cars. Qiao et al estimate that from cradle-to-gate electric cars use about 50% more energy and produce around 50% more emissions. (Thanks to Kenneth Richards at NoTricksZone.) All Greens should […]

Trump Reportedly Supports Pruitt’s Plan To Set Up Formal Climate Science Assessment

It is reported that President Trump has privately said he supports a public debate to challenge mainstream climate science, according to administration officials. But there’s infighting about how it should occur — if at all. The President has reportedly told U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt during several conversations that he supports Pruitt’s plan for a […]

Chinese Company Accused Of Running Empty Buses For Green Subsidies

An electric bus that racks up 30,000 kilometers is eligible for up to $75,000 in government funds. A transport operator in northern China has been accused of running a fleet of empty electric buses to meet requirements for government subsidies, new media outlet Beijing Time reported Tuesday. Source: Chinese Company Accused Of Running Empty Buses […]