The Daily Telegraph:With Sir David Attenborough by his side at the Science Museum, Boris Johnson declared “a year of climate action” in the run-up to the Cop26 summit. ... But soaring prices caused by Putin’s invasion mean Britain has now done a U-turn in rhetoric and is looking at whether it can eke out more years from its ageing coal plants, to help cut gas usage in the immediate term. ... “The UK remains committed to ending the use of coal power by 2024,” a spokesman for the Government added. “We will be setting out plans to boost our long-term energy resilience and domestic supply shortly.”
Steve Milloy: Today’s elevation is not all that different from the low points of 1956 and 1965 (about 1,090 feet, shown in first graph), especially when you consider the increases in water use and human management of reservoir levels over time. No doubt that drought is affecting Lake Mead. But Western drought is natural (the region is a desert, after all), and Lake Mead was comparably low more than 100 ppm CO2 ago.
Bill Gates, Sir Richard Branson, Hollywood actors, venture capitalists — they’re all pushing lab-grown meat as the solution to world hunger and environmental sustainability, but scientists last week told a panel of experts they have serious concerns about the product’s safety.