Heartland Skeptical Climate Conference Returns in Vegas April 2020

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/06/25/heartland-climate-conference-returns/ It’s Back On! The Heartland Institute has a new date and place for our 14th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-14), postponed from its original May date due to COVID-19. We will be hosting the two-day conference on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Paris, Las Vegas. Once again, Heartland’s latest climate and energy […]

Amazon buys naming rights to Seattle’s arena will call it ‘Climate Pledge Arena’ – Bezos to seeks ‘to inspire global climate action’

https://www.seattletimes.com/sports/hockey/amazon-buys-naming-rights-to-keyarena-will-call-it-climate-pledge-arena/ By Geoff Baker Seattle Times staff reporter Amazon has purchased the KeyArena naming rights, but the venue will be known as Climate Pledge Arena, rather than using the company’s name. The arena, home to the city’s incoming NHL franchise and WNBA’s Storm, will be powered 100% by renewable electricity and seek to achieve a zero carbon footprint. Amazon […]

Watch CFACT panel: Exploiting Black/White relations to make America red

https://www.cfact.org/2020/06/25/exploiting-black-white-relations-to-make-america-red/ By Craig Rucker These are turbulent times in America. For over 35 years CFACT has been committed to the rights, freedom and advancement of ALL people, everywhere. Socialists exploiting black tragedy to foist their destructive ideology on an unsuspecting nation is a nightmare none of us deserve. Black lives are too precious to let this […]

Another giant of science has passed: RIP Dennis Avery

Special To Climate Depot Dennis Avery, coauthor of Unstoppable Global Warming – Every 1,500 Years, has died Watch videos of Dennis Avery here: By Paul Driessen Another giant of science, history and scholarship has left our world. Dennis T. Avery died June 21 at age 83. With the passing of this “gifted scholar and communicator, the world […]

Climatologist Dr. Roy Spencer: Climate Models Producing 50% More Surface Warming than Observations since 1979

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2020/06/cmip6-climate-models-producing-50-more-surface-warming-than-observations-since-1979/ by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Those who defend climate model predictions often produce plots of observed surface temperature compared to the models which show very good agreement. Setting aside the debate over the continuing adjustments to the surface temperature record which produce ever-increasing warming trends, let’s look at how the most recent (CMIP6) […]

UK urged to ‘ban new gas cars by 2032 to tackle climate change’ – But reality check debunks

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ban-new-petrol-cars-by-2032-to-tackle-climate-change-ministers-urged-htdd2w5fv Sales of new petrol and diesel cars should be banned three years sooner than planned and fuel duty raised immediately to encourage the switch to greener transport, government advisers have said. The Committee on Climate Change is recommending that the car sales ban be introduced from 2032, not 2035, which was the deadline set by […]

UK Government: ‘We must seize the opportunity to make the COVID-19 recovery a defining moment in tackling the climate crisis’

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/06/25/uk-government-we-must-seize-the-opportunity-to-make-the-covid-19-recovery-a-defining-moment-in-tackling-the-climate-crisis/ Guest essay by Eric Worrall Carbon taxes and more working from home, to disincentivize travel. Via UK Goverment:  Reducing UK emissions Progress Report to Parliament June 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives. Its effects are far-reaching – its implications profound. Our 2019 report to Parliament urged Government to act on […]

Here we go again: ‘World has six months to avert climate crisis,’ claims International Energy Agency chief – Fears lockdown emission ‘rebound’

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/18/world-has-six-months-to-avert-climate-crisis-says-energy-expert By Fiona Harvey Excerpts:  The world has only six months in which to change the course of the climate crisis and prevent a post-lockdown rebound in greenhouse gas emissions that would overwhelm efforts to stave off climate catastrophe, one of the world’s foremost energy experts has warned. “This year is the last time we […]

It’s Now Clearer Than Ever Before, Science Bends Itself To Fit Left-Wing Politics

https://dailycaller.com/2020/06/20/bastasch-science-bends-itself-to-fit-left-wing-politics/ By MICHAEL BASTASCH I don’t know if you heard, but according to the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), we only have six months left to prevent total climate change disaster. “This year is the last time we have, if we are not to see a carbon rebound,” IEA executive director Fatih Birol told the Guardian […]

BBC: Climate change: Planting new forests ‘can do more harm than good’

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-53138178 By Matt McGrath Rather than benefiting the environment, large-scale tree planting may do the opposite, two new studies have found. One paper says that financial incentives to plant trees can backfire and reduce biodiversity with little impact on carbon emissions. A separate project found that the amount of carbon that new forests can absorb […]