Jun 06 11:34

Ocasio-Cortez: Serious climate plan to cost at least $10T

Any plan to adequately address climate change would likely cost at least $10 trillion, freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Wednesday as she responded to a flurry of climate proposals from Democratic presidential candidates.

Jun 05 10:22

Snow in Australia: Rare snow falls in subtropical Queensland. See the photos

OK. It’s snowing in Australia.

Snow and icy conditions have made their way toward eastern Australia. Snow has begun falling in Queensland, Australia, which is typically a subtropical environment, according to BBC News.

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology told BBC News that the snow is a “rare” sight.

Jun 04 10:02

'Wild,' 'woolly' and 'rare': Parts of Australia blanketed with snow

In what forecasters are calling a "rare" event, Australia saw snow Monday in parts of its eastern coast that hadn't had a significant snowfall in four years.

"A few snowflakes seen this morning near the NSW border at Eukey, just south of #Stanthorpe," the Bureau of Meteorology in Queensland wrote in a tweet.

Photos shared on social media showed a layer of ice and snow blanketing the ground of parts of the island as the Bureau of Meteorology issued weather warnings throughout its eastern coast.

The snow was seen in various parts of Queensland and New South Wales, according to forecasters.

Jun 03 11:24

California snowpack 202% of average for this time of year

The amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even larger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought, California water officials said.

As of Thursday, the snowpack measured 202% of average after a barrage of storms throughout winter and spring, according to the Department of Water Resources.

The wet weather has slowed but not stopped, with thunderstorms prompting flash flood warnings Sunday in the central and southern parts of the state.

At this time last year, the snowpack measured 6% of average — making this year 33 times bigger than 2018, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

In 2017, the snowpack measured 190% of average.

The snowpack supplies about 30 percent of state water needs.

Jun 02 09:55

Statewide snowpack at 517% of normal; hikers may not enjoy dry trails until July

Summit County said hello to June on Saturday, but not quite yet to summer. The enormous snowpack left over from an historic winter has yet to melt off, leaving higher elevation trails in the area – especially 14ers – mostly inaccessible until later in the summer. Quandary Peak, the only 14er within Summit County proper and one of the most popular in the state, may not even be accessible until August.

May 31 09:36

Eleven Years Since Obama Healed The Planet

Eleven years after Obama healed the planet, we only have twelve years left until it is destroyed.

May 29 12:02

Delingpole: To Survive, Britain’s Conservatives Must ‘Get Rid of the Green Crap’

Besides the Brexit Party, one of the big winners of the European Parliament elections — in Germany, France, Austria, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and the UK — were the Greens.
There’s a lesson buried in this story — but it’s not what you might think. And it’s definitely, definitely the opposite of the conclusion being drawn by the Conservative Party.

In the Conservative mindset, green issues are one of those politically neutral, morally and socially positive causes you can embrace without betraying your principles or alienating your base.

This delusion is widespread, as we can see from the number of Tory leadership candidates who have decided to campaign on a green-friendly platform. Rory Stewart, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Matt Hancock, even the hard-headed and supposedly right-wing Dominic Raab have all, with varying degrees of canting enthusiasm, mentioned environment and climate change among their urgent priorities.

May 28 10:04

Corporate media accidentally admits higher CO2 levels were present on planet Earth millions of years before humankind ever existed

Hilariously, in the process of fear-mongering about CO2 levels supposedly reaching critical levels today, new “research” by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) claims that, if something isn’t done now to reverse this alleged disastrous trend towards apparent planetary CO2 suffocation, total human CO2 emissions “could match those of Earth’s last major greenhouse warming event” – which AGU says occurred during the “Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum” period roughly 56 million years ago.

But wait: What would have caused CO2 levels to reach epic proportions 56 million years ago before humans were even in the picture? AGU doesn’t say, nor does it address the fact that 56 million years ago, there were no vehicles around to burn fossil fuels, either.

May 26 08:57

Sea level data ALTERED by scientists to create false impression of rising oceans

A scientific paper published by a team of Australian researchers has revealed a startling find: Scientists at the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) have been “adjusting” historical data regarding tide levels in the Indian Ocean. Their “highly questionable” activities have depicted rapidly rising seas — but the truth is that there is no reason to be alarmed at all. Scientists have found that sea levels are stable — and have been for the entirety of the 20th century.

To put it simply, these PSMSL “scientists” have been arbitrarily changing their data in order to create the illusion of a problem that doesn’t actually exist.

According to the Australian research team, sea levels in the Indian ocean have remained stable for decades. Dr. Albert Parker and Dr. Clifford Ollier recently published their astounding research in the journal Earth Systems and Environment; their extensive research gives an in-depth look at how this massive deception was undertaken.

May 24 09:49


Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested the tornado warning that hit the D.C. area Thursday was part of the “climate crisis” she has previously said humanity only has 12 years left to solve.

“The climate crisis is real y’all,” Ocasio said on Instagram Thursday, “guess we’re at casual tornadoes in growing regions of the country?”

However, she was quickly fact-checked by meteorologist Ryan Maue, who pointed out that far from proof of a “climate crisis,” D.C.’s tornado warning was “just the weather.”

May 24 07:54

Weather WARNING: Solar minimum arrives EARLY and it could bring long EXTREME cold

Cosmic forecasting website Space Weather said the lack of sunspots is similar to the last solar minimum.

The site stated: “The sun has been without sunspots for 79 days so far this year – more than half the time.

“To find a similar number of blank suns, you have to go back to 2009 when the sun was experiencing the deepest solar minimum in a century.”

Earth’s host star was not expected to head into a solar minimum until around 2020 and, if the phenomenon has arrived early, this will mean a prolonged cold snap.

May 22 12:24

Bill Nye is mentally ill….

May 21 15:54

Flashback: In Search Of... The Coming Ice Age

In this day and age of global warming alarmism people either forgot or don’t know that there was a time only 35 years ago when “scientists” were screaming and warning us of the coming ice age.

Below is an episode of “in Search of …”, a 1970s show hosted by Leonard ‘Mr. Spock’ Nimoy that explored mysteries of the day. This particular episode first aired in May, 1978 and explores “The Coming Ice Age.”

I find this episode interesting because they present the same historical data and trends we’re familiar with today – including the 40 year temperature decline that had begun 40 years earlier. But in the late 70s alarmists interpreted this data to mean an ice age was imminent.

May 21 11:01

Denver weather: Snow arrives early at DIA, potential of 1 to 2 inches of accumulation in city

Snow began falling at Denver International Airport early Monday afternoon, hours earlier than forecasters had predicted, forcing meteorologists to increase their projections for snowfall in the Mile High City.

“Right now there is currently a snow shower at Denver International Airport,” said Natalie Sullivan, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Boulder. She said a band of snow arrived at DIA much earlier than originally expected.

“We’re looking at the potential of 1 to 2 inches of snow in Denver now,” Sullivan said. The NWS had predicted as recently as Monday morning that it wouldn’t start snowing in Denver until 1 a.m. Tuesday.

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May 21 09:35

Long before global warming, a “consensus” of scientists warned that global COOLING was responsible for extreme weather events

The global cooling scare of the 1970s is now proclaimed to be nothing more than an urban myth, but at one time it was indeed a very real concern.

The National Center For Atmospheric Research is the U.S. federal government’s top authority on climate science. And in 1974, Steven Schneider was at its helm. Back then, Schneider was a proponent of “global cooling,” stating that the dropping temperatures would lead to a massive food shortage. Sounds familiar, right? One solution proposed at the time was to melt the Arctic ice cap. The narrative from the 1970s mirrors that of the global warming discussion today: The planet’s temperature is changing, people will starve, and only extreme human intervention can save us from a perilous fate. Only today, scientists are exploring perhaps even more appalling options — such as blocking the sun’s rays to artificially cool the Earth’s temperature.

May 20 11:21

Snowing in Mount Charleston, NV

May 20 10:10

Snow in Arizona

Snow is falling fast and furiously on I-40 near Bellemont. It's cold and slippery across the Flagstaff region. If you go for a drive, bring warm clothes, blankets, snacks and water, fill up your gas tank and leave plenty of space ahead of you.

May 19 09:43

Do We Really Have A Decade Left To Solve Climate Change?

Wise alecks on social media noted with amusement how Beto O’Rourke recently claimed humans had only ten years to act on climate change, thus one-upping Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who had previously gone out on a limb by putting the deadline at twelve years.

Snark aside, it’s important to point out that the “consensus science” as codified, for example, in the periodic reports from the United Nations do not support such a cliff-hanger mentality at all.

May 17 11:52

Snow in Spring? California Storm Cheers Skiing Fans

It's late spring, but there's fresh powder in the Sierra Nevada as a winter-like storm moves through California.

May 16 11:37

California braces for feet of snow from storms; 'significant severe weather event' to impact Plains

It may be May, but Spring has not quite sprung in the Golden State.

Parts of California still resemble a scene out of winter, with a series of storms bringing several feet of snow to mountain areas, ahead of a "significant" severe weather threat across the nation's midsection.

The National Weather Service said that a series of Pacific storms are bringing heavy rain, mountain snow, and gusty winds across the West. A winter storm warning was issued Wednesday night that will run through Friday morning for the southern Sierra Nevada.

May 16 10:26

RayStevens - The Global Warming Song

May 15 10:15

Bill Nye Brings Out the F-Bombs and a Blowtorch to Talk Climate Change

Science popularizer Bill Nye told viewers of a popular late-night show that Earth is "on [expletive] fire" while lighting a globe with a blowtorch.

During his appearance on HBO's "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" on Sunday (May 12), Nye used frank language to talk to millennials about the impacts of global warming on Earth. (Nye's comments are heavily edited here for language; viewer discretion is advised if you watch the video.)

"By the end of this century, if temperatures keep rising, the average temperature on Earth could go up another 4 to 8 degrees," Nye said to Oliver. (Nye was referring to degrees Celsius; the equivalent change in Fahrenheit is roughly 7 to 14 degrees). "What I'm saying is, the planet's on [expletive] fire."

May 15 10:05

Europe Electroglides have Passed Climate Alarmism’s Point of No Return

Europe’s petroleum phase-out planners have long been arch-reifiers of the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming hypothesis. Their enlistment of the European auto industry may prove a coup de grace. Historians may pick 2019 as the year European climate alarmism passed a point of no return.

During the 1970s oil crisis European governments devised stratagems to reduce oil consumption. These involved phasing-out oil-fueled electrical generation; improving public transit; and imposing vehicle fuel efficiency standards. Much hope was placed in bio-fueled, and hydrogen-fueled, vehicles; …in electric vehicles (EVs), not so much.

May 14 17:32

US weather warning: WINTER returns in May bringing SNOW and sub zero temperatures

The National Weather Service (NWS) said this could be made worse with additional rain forecast.

The NWS added: “Plan on slippery and snow-covered roads as elevation increases, especially above 1,500 feet.”

The service also posted a weather warning on their Twitter page.

Highlighting the areas of concern, they said: “We have issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the shaded areas. 1 to 3 inches expected even in the valleys.

“As best as we can tell, this is the first winter weather product that we have issued in May since 2002.”

May 14 17:01

Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

European satellites have detailed the abrupt change in behaviour of one of Greenland's most important glaciers.

In the 2000s, Jakobshavn Isbrae was the fastest flowing ice stream on the island, travelling at 17km a year.

As it sped to the ocean, its front end also retreated and thinned, dropping in height by as much as 20m year.

But now it's all change. Jakobshavn is travelling much more slowly, and its trunk has even begun to thicken and lengthen.

"It's a complete reversal in behaviour and it wasn't predicted," said Dr Anna Hogg from Leeds University and the UK Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM).

May 14 09:52

Bill Nye says "the planet's on f****ing fire" and we need to "grow the f*** up"

Bill Nye deviated from his kid-friendly "Science Guy" persona on Sunday night to help John Oliver talk about the severity of climate change. Nye proved he's not always the mild-mannered nerd millennials grew up with when he joined Oliver during his episode detailing carbon pricing and the Green New Deal.

Oliver first outlined the case for the Green New Deal, the environment and jobs proposal introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "To its eternal credit, the Green New Deal has succeeded in getting people talking, but that won't mean anything unless that talk turns into action," Oliver said.

"We're going to need a lot of different policies working tandem, and we have to take action right now," the comedian said, towards the end of the segment. "But you don't have to just take that from me. Instead, I'm happy to say Bill Nye has actually agreed to drive the urgency home at this point by actually doing one of his enjoyable, lighthearted demonstrations."

May 13 16:58

Climate Change is Making Trees Grow Faster

A new study found that Dahurian larch in China's northern forests grew more from 2005 to 2014 than in the previous 40 years.

The study that looked at growth rings also found that the oldest trees had the biggest growth spurts. Trees older than 400 years grew 80 percent more rapidly in those 10 years than in the past 300 years.

In the meantime, trees between 250 and 300 years old grew 35 percent more during that time period, while trees younger than 250 years grew between 11 and 13 percent more.

May 13 10:55

Yes, it is May and snow fell on some parts of Massachusetts on Mother’s Day

Reports of snow falling on some parts of Massachusetts wasn’t a joke, after all, it is Mother’s Day and not April Fools’ Day.

The National Weather Service in Albany said there were reports of snowfall in the southern and central Berkshires. There were also reports of sleet and snow mixing with rain in the northern Litchfield Hills.

Slick spots on the Massachusetts Turnpike forced authorities to reduce the speed limit on the highway in the area. There was sleet in the Otis to Russell areas, the National Weather Service said. There were some crashes on the Mass. Pike due to the weather.

May 13 09:36

AOC: Believing The Earth Will End in 12 Years Means You’re Dumb As A ‘Sea Sponge’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Sunday that people who believe the suggestion that the world will end in 12 years have the intelligence of a “sea sponge,” even though Ocasio-Cortez made that very claim in January.

Ocasio-Cortez suggested that Republicans too often mischaracterize her dry humor and “fact check” her jokes, claiming that they take them too literally.

May 13 09:29

The New Green Serfdom

"Until you do it, I'm the boss," said Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist congresswoman from the Bronx, responding to critics of her Green New Deal in February. Later that night, the freshman congresswoman doubled down on her comment, tweeting that people who "don't like the #GreenNewDeal" should "come up with your own ambitious, on-scale proposal to address the global climate crisis. Until then, we're in charge—and you're just shouting from the cheap seats."

May 13 09:27

BOOGA BOOGA! CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human historyJonathan Shieber

The human race has broken another record on its race to ecological collapse. Congratulations humanity!

May 12 17:29

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres challenges NZ Government to tax pollution

The head of the UN, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has challenged the Government to slap a tax on pollution by shifting taxes "from salaries to carbon".

Speaking at a breakfast with high school leaders in Auckland, Guterres said he wanted to convey a message.

"Shift taxes from salaries, to carbon. We must tax pollution, not people," he said.

This means reducing income tax as a tax on carbon is applied, Guterres said.

"We need to make sure that when we adopt measures that increase costs, that we reduce costs in other aspects of the economy."

*So, where is the money going & who gets it?*

May 11 09:44

Global Nothing as Record Cold & Snow Shocks Europeans

May 10 09:43

Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate

Scientists in Cambridge plan to set up a research centre to develop new ways to repair the Earth's climate.

It will investigate radical approaches such as refreezing the Earth's poles and removing CO2 from the atmosphere.

May 09 09:48

May snow record smashed

Winter struck back with record May snowfalls over the past two days — coating the Northland in snow, and causing weather alerts lasting until 11 a.m. today.

All told, 10.6 inches of snow accumulated at Duluth International Airport, a record for May that also included a single day record of 8.3 on Wednesday alone. It was the snowiest May day on record since 5.5 inches fell in 1902.

May 09 00:16

Hollywood director James Cameron's grim warning for New Zealand

Global demand for New Zealand's meat and dairy products is under threat as the world responds to climate change by eating more and more plant-based protein, Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron told the government's Just Transitions conference in New Plymouth.

Now based in New Zealand and farming in the Wairarapa, the director of such blockbuster movies as Titanic and Avatar painted an even bleaker picture for the world if it fails to deal with climate change, which could see hundreds of millions of people displaced by rising sea levels and changing weather patterns.

*Please, please take back the loonies!! We have enough here already!*

May 08 22:19

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’

Entire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, the Environment Agency warned.

May 08 11:50

Ravers get hypothermia at snow-hit French techno festival

Around 30 people were treated for hypothermia at an outdoor techno music festival in France after unexpected snowfall left many ravers sheltering under survival blankets distributed by the Red Cross.

Around 10,000 people attended the unauthorised Teknival 2019 festival in the central Creuse region at the weekend, where temperatures dropped to -3 degrees Celsius (27 degrees fahrenheit) overnight on Saturday to Sunday.

Around 30 people were treated for hypothermia at the scene and two were taken to hospital, local officials told AFP, with the several centimetres (inches) of snow turning the festival camping experience into an endurance test.

May 07 10:29

The Reason Renewables Can't Power Modern Civilization Is Because They Were Never Meant To

Over the last decade, journalists have held up Germany’s renewables energy transition, the Energiewende, as an environmental model for the world.

“Many poor countries, once intent on building coal-fired power plants to bring electricity to their people, are discussing whether they might leapfrog the fossil age and build clean grids from the outset,” thanks to the Energiewende, wrote a New York Times reporter in 2014.

With Germany as inspiration, the United Nations and World Bank poured billions into renewables like wind, solar, and hydro in developing nations like Kenya.

But then, last year, Germany was forced to acknowledge that it had to delay its phase-out of coal, and would not meet its 2020 greenhouse gas reduction commitments. It announced plans to bulldoze an ancient church and forest in order to get at the coal underneath it.

May 05 09:50

Emma Thompson the first-class hypocrite! Actress is pictured dining on champagne and beef in £18,000 personal booth on carbon-spewing BA plane jetting to New York days after lecturing us all to stop flying

Left-wing actress Dame Emma Thompson was branded a ‘first-class hypocrite’ last night after jetting to New York just days after backing climate protests that brought chaos to London.

The Jeremy Corbyn supporter took her personal booth in the luxury cabin of a British Airways flight from Heathrow to JFK on Friday morning after earlier demanding: ‘We should all fly less.’

First-class BA flights to New York cost up to £18,000 and generate nearly two tons of carbon dioxide – the main driver of climate change – for each passenger in the elite cabin.

Onlookers claim the multi-millionaire activist also drank Laurent-Perrier champagne and dined on beef carpaccio – even though cattle farming is also a major contributor to greenhouse gasses.

May 03 10:46

Scott Adams: “Bigger Than Watergate”, Economy, AIDS Success

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Pattern recognition test…
Big ratings crash for MSNBC: Hayes, O’Donnell, Maddow
Loss of public trust? Least accurate shows…big losses?
FOX shows, Tucker Carlson and The Five ratings are UP
President Trump, the best Tweeter of all time
Multiple levels of message and tongue in cheek amusing
Easy to imagine a twinkle in his eye as he crafts each Tweet
President Trump tweets that the spying on him, his campaign…
…was worse than Watergate
True, and an appropriate slap at Carl Bernstein
Major AIDS drug trial had fantastic results
Risk to partners of HIV positive people was ZERO
Dan Crenshaw on Paris Accord seems 100% accurate
His proposed solutions downplay nuclear power, why?
Manafort…the “therapy animal” for Democrats?
His crimes had nothing to do with Trump or the campaign

May 02 10:47

It's May and it's still snowing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

While southeast Michigan is battling floods on the first day of May, Michigan's Upper Peninsula is facing a different weather dilemma — snow.

About 3-4 inches of snow fell as of Wednesday morning, said Matt Zika, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Marquette office. Zika said the preliminary snow accumulation has already broken a 1.2-inch daily snowfall record set on May 1, 2005.

But it does not stop there. Zika said snow continues to fall and 6-7 inches is predicted by the end of the day into Thursday.

Drivers should expect low visibility and slippery areas on roads. In addition, the temperature is in the mid-30s, compared with a typical 50-degree weather at the beginning of May.

May 01 15:00

Colorado weather: Winter returns with another blast of snow on Front Range

If you thought winter had come and gone, think again.

The snowy season made another appearance on the Front Range Monday, with flurries adding a little white to spring flower beds across the metro area.

Apr 30 10:55

Colorado weather: Denver’s biggest late-season snows on record

Snow is the forecast for Denver for Monday. Sure, snow in the last few days of April and early May may feel a bit strange — our average last snow is on April 27th, after all — but it’s certainly far from unheard of.

Of course, our fair city is no stranger to getting walloped by a late-season snow or two, but there have been several large events over the years. Here’s a look at three standout ones:

Apr 29 09:54

Hundreds of flights canceled in Chicago as late-April snow falls from Iowa to Michigan

Despite the calendar reading late April, snow is whitening a narrow swath of the north-central United States. This includes in Chicago, where measurable snow has fallen this late in the season for the first time since 1989.

Old Man Winter still has a few tricks up his sleeve and will continue to spread snow from northeast Illinois to southern Michigan into Sunday morning.

Apr 28 12:05

WATCH: It's April 27 and it's still snowing?!

Just last night homeowners here were enjoying barbeques and fire pits in their backyards.

This morning, they're looking for their snow shovels.

As of 8 a.m., the city had a little over an inch of snow.

Apr 28 10:15

Heavy snow, blizzard conditions affecting parts of United States, challenging records

Heavy snow and gusty winds are affecting parts of the northern Rockies, northern Plains, and upper Midwest this weekend with blizzard conditions expected in portions of Montana. Accumulating snow is expected as far south as Chicago. Elsewhere, breezy and cooler conditions are forecast for much of the East.

A shortwave impulse tracking across the central plains will sustain a surface low across the Midwest states on Saturday, April 27, 2019, NWS forecaster Hamrick noted.

The majority of the precipitation with this event is expected north of the surface low track from South Dakota to southern Michigan.

Apr 28 10:03

BBC and Attenborough Accused of Fake News Misinformation on ‘Climate Change: The Facts’

As wags have quipped, the programme presented by Sir David Attenborough was so riddled with errors it really should have been called Climate: Change The Facts.

Now the GWPF has written to the BBC Complaints department listing just a few of them. The letter can be read here.

According to the GPWF, the programme “went far beyond its remit to present the facts about climate change, instead broadcasting a highly politicised manifesto in favour of renewable energy and unjustified alarm.”

Apr 27 09:30

Winter storm to dump snow on millions this weekend

•Winter Storm Xyler will spread snow to the southern Great Lakes Saturday.

•Some areas will also see snow into next week.

•Below-average temperatures are expected from the Rockies into the Great Lakes region.

It may be late April, but Winter Storm Xyler will make you forget that it is spring in the Midwest this weekend as it is expected to bring some unusually heavy late season snowfall.

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Apr 26 15:54

NASA declares carbon dioxide is GREENING the Earth… reveals how Green New Death is a DEATH cult that would collapse global ecology

The study, entitled, “Greening of the Earth and its drivers,” used satellite data to track and map the expansion of green plant growth across the globe from 1982 – 2015. Published in 2016, this study found that rising atmospheric carbon dioxide causes “fertilization” of plant life, resulting in a remarkable acceleration of increased “greening” across every Earth continent. As the study abstract explains:

We show a persistent and widespread increase of growing season integrated LAI (greening) over 25% to 50% of the global vegetated area… Factorial simulations with multiple global ecosystem models suggest that CO2 fertilization effects explain 70% of the observed greening trend…

In other words, the planet is getting greener, and we have rising CO2 levels to thank for it, since rising CO2 accounts for about 70% of the increase in planet-wide greening, according to scientists.

Apr 26 12:13

Late-April snow to blanket 1,200-mile swath from Montana to Michigan

A late-April storm will put down accumulating snow along a 1,200-mile swath of the north-central United States this weekend with slippery travel possible in cities such as Chicago, Milwaukee and Detroit.

Old Man Winter still has a few tricks up his sleeve and is poised to spread snow from parts of Montana through portions of the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan as the weekend progresses.

Apr 26 11:07

New York's "Green New Deal" To Phase Out Red Meat By 50%

New York City's recently-approved "Green New Deal" (not to be confused with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's environmental wish-list) will slash the amount of red meat served in municipally-run facilities by half in order to combat climate change, according to Breitbart's Josh Caplan.

The $14 billion "Green New Deal" will phase out purchases of processed meats in city-run schools, hospitals and correctional facilities by 2040, amid an overall cut in purchases of 50 percent. New York would be the first city in the world to adopt such a policy, and was announced after New York Schools adopted "Meatless Monday" in an effort to encourage the consumption of less meat.

Apr 26 10:35

When Earth Day Predictions Go Predictably Wrong

As activists around the world recently celebrated Earth Day with warnings about the awful state of our planet, now seems like the right time to share the good news that actually—contrary to countless dire predictions—we're not running out of resources. In fact, the late economist and scholar Julian Simon was right: People again and again have innovated "their way out of resource shortages."

Apr 26 09:48

Study: Ocasio-Cortez’ Green New Deal Would Have ‘No Effect’ on Earth’s Climate

A new study published by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) disputes the idea that the Green New Deal would have any effect on the environment, concluding that the impact on the Earth’s climate would be minimal at best.

The environmental pipe dream brought to you by the Democrat party’s rising socialist would abolish fossil fuels, eliminate millions of jobs, cost households $600,000 annually at an overall price tag of $93 trillion, and do NOTHING to stem the tide of climate change.

“Notwithstanding the assertions from GND [Green New Deal] proponents that it is an essential policy to confront purportedly adverse climate phenomena,” the report reads, “the future temperature impacts of the zero-emissions objective would be barely distinguishable from zero.”

Apr 25 07:43

Jeremy Corbyn's BROTHER brands 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg an 'ignorant brainwashed child' who is being 'abused by manipulative adults'

Jeremy Corbyn's brother today branded environmental activist Greta Thunberg an 'ignorant brainwashed child' who is being 'abused by manipulative adults'.

Piers Corbyn, 72, a climate change denier who runs forecasting firm WeatherAction, said the 16-year-old who is visiting Britain from her native Sweden is 'wrong'.

Reposting a BBC News article titled 'Teen tells UK politicians 'listen to climate scientists', he tweeted: 'Listening to an ignorant brainwashed child is deranged.

'I am an actual scientist of physics, meteorology, astrophysics and climate and say Greta Thunberg is wrong and suffers mental abuse by manipulative adults.'

Apr 25 07:18

Crop Losses, Retail Shortages – Media Covers up – Grow Biointensive – Grand Solar Minimum

As Spring frosts damage orchards and delay planting, and early snow falls in Australia, the growing season is shortening appreciably — and as a result, food shortages and price increases are going global. Meanwhile, the media blames this on distractions. Time to start growing your own food today!

Apr 24 22:06

MINI-ICE AGE warning as solar minimum hits ALL-TIME HIGH - 'It's a PERFECT STORM!'

THE solar minimum is well and truly here after scientists recorded an all-time high in cosmic rays, meaning Earth could face a ‘mini Ice Age’.

Apr 24 22:05

Cold weather to grip WORLD as solar minimum to DEEPEN, NASA says

In 2019, the Sun has been without sunspots for 59 percent of days - a sign that the solar minimum has arrived. The Sun follows cycles of roughly 11 years where it reaches a solar maximum and then a solar minimum. During a solar maximum, the Sun gives off more heat and is littered with sunspots. Less heat in a solar minimum is due to a decrease in magnetic waves.

Fewer magnetic waves equates to the Sun being slightly cooler, and experts are expecting the solar minimum to deepen even further before it gets warmer.

This could mean a slight temperature drop around the planet.

Cosmic forecasting site Space Weather said: “An international panel of researchers led by NASA and NOAA has released a new prediction for the solar cycle: The current solar minimum is going to deepen, potentially reaching a century-class low in the next year or so."

Apr 24 12:13

Scott Adams: Climate Change Whistleblowers! Contact Me to Get Rich, if You Exist

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Apr 24 11:41

Scott Adams: TDS, Dopamine, Climate Crazies, Russian Interference, Bernie

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President Trump’s criticism of Chris Cuomo and his reply
Cuomo acknowledged a lot of the really good stuff happening
Then he implied 50% approval rating is Trump’s fault
Without all the fake news, President Trump’s approval would be 75%
Today, the news industry creates the news
Crazy Bernie has become the voice of reason
Bernie’s more concerned about issues than impeachment
He says impeachment efforts would STRENGTHEN Trump
Glen Greenwald’s tweets on Mueller report continue to impress
Glen is correcting deceptively reported fake news by the press
Glen is a liberal that sees his side ignoring, spinning the truth
Really DUMB things I hear on social media
CO2 is plant food…and studies show the world is “greening”
Plants are responding to increased food supply availability

Apr 24 09:04

The Green New Deal Will Hit the Poor With Higher Energy Costs

The Green New Deal's goal is to move America to zero carbon emissions in 10 years.

"That's a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how energy is produced," James Meigs, former editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, says in my latest video.

"Renewable is so inconsistent," he adds. "You can't just put in wind turbines and solar panels. You have to build all this infrastructure to connect them with energy consumers."

Because wind doesn't always blow and the sun doesn't always shine, "renewable" energy requires many more transmission lines, and bigger batteries.

Apr 23 11:37

Scott Adams: Biden, Impeachment Fantasies, Student Loans, Healthcare

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Democrats trying to get ahold of President Trump’s tax returns
They say just ensuring the IRS is doing its job
Does that pass ANYONE’S sniff test?
Health & Humans Services isn’t good at explaining anything, but…
…they might be testing various healthcare solutions
A+ to our government for small scale A-B testing
Senator Warren wants to eliminate unpaid student debt
Climate Change debate update
The infamous Climate-gate email
Consider me your hoax sniffing service animal
Bernie wants convicts in prison to have voting rights
Should the Boston Marathon bombers get to vote?
Murderers and other heinous people allowed to vote?
“Roadmap to Impeachment” claims by Dems and fake news media
NOBODY has stated anything impeachable, why not?
Is following the advice of your lawyer illegal now?

Apr 23 11:29

Weather or Not looks at whether or not there is a climate crisis as per Nancy Pelosi's statement

Does this have any validity given the facts: House Speaker Pelosi: For Democrats, combatting the Climate Crisis ... Is a moral imperative

Apr 22 11:59

Electric Car-Owners Shocked: New Study Confirms EVs Considerably Worse For Climate Than Diesel Cars

The Brussel Times reports that a new German study exposes how electric vehicles will hardly decrease CO2 emissions in Europe over the coming years, as the introduction of electric vehicles won't lead to a reduction in CO2 emissions from highway traffic.

According to the study directed by Christoph Buchal of the University of Cologne, published by the Ifo Institute in Munich last week, electric vehicles have "significantly higher CO2 emissions than diesel cars." That is due to the significant amount of energy used in the mining and processing of lithium, cobalt, and manganese, which are critical raw materials for the production of electric car

Apr 22 10:29

Scott Adams: Iranian Sanctions, Free College, 2020, Climate Credibility

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Poll of Democrat activists says they support Kamala Harris
Poll of the public shows Biden at 30%, Harris 8.5%
Who will win the Dem nomination, activists or the public?
Iran deal cancelled a long time ago…no known repercussions
John Stossel’s support for SAFE Gen IV nuclear power
Whether or not climate change is real, SAFE Gen IV needed
“Peak Oil” concept from the 1970s created the green community
Peak oil worries went away because of new oil technology
Green community pivoted to continue justifying their existence
Now…green energy needed because of climate change
Audience call, topic: Tell me something you think we disagree on
Transgender athletes dominating on women’s teams
“Easter Worshippers” reference by Obama, Hillary and others
Who should make a life/death decision, mother, doctor, government?

Apr 22 10:27

Climate Activism: An Ideology in Search of a Justification

In the abstract, peak-oil theory simply makes a series of mathematical claims about the long-term course of a finite or nonrenewable resource’s uses. In the hands of environmentalist activists, it became an instant cause for alarm. Oil’s nonrenewable nature meant that a resource-depletion event was imminent and that the failure to aggressively adopt “clean” fuel alternatives would lead to a catastrophic collapse of the global energy sector and thus the global economy.

These apocalyptic claims were commonplace at the time of the first Earth Day event in 1970, when environmentalists confidently predicted a complete exhaustion of the world’s oil supply by the year 2000. In subsequent years the environmentalist movement en masse adopted the logic of the famously failed Malthusian doomsayer Paul Ehrlich to suggest an imminent death spiral in the oil-based-energy market, setting a deadline for the global conversion away from fossil fuels.

Apr 21 10:05

David Attenborough’s BBC show would better have been called “Climate: Change The Facts”

… If you are going to present a film called Climate Change: the Facts the very least you should be doing is, well, presenting the facts. Well here they are, in two of the areas which made up such a hefty part of the film: wildfires and hurricanes. Are wildfires increasing? They are according to Attenborough. One of the scientists who takes part in the programme, Professor Michael Mann of Penn State University, goes as far as to say there has been a “tripling in the extent of wildfires in the Western US”. He is not specific about his evidence for this claim, nor said over what timeframe wildfires are supposed to have trebled, but it is not a fair assessment of the data collected by the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA). This shows no upwards trend in the number of wildfires in the US over the past 30 years.

But then again, go back further, to the 1920s, and you see that both the number of US wildfires and acreage burned in them has plummeted.

Apr 18 15:52


Apr 16 10:37

PHOTOS: ‘Game of Thrones’ fans, snow artists make the most of unexpected snowfall

Many people across Chicagoland likely did a double-take when they looked out the window Sunday and saw snow falling, in some instances at two inches an hour, at the start of the third week of April.

For fans of the HBO show “Game of Thrones,” the snow seemed perfectly timed to coincide with the debut of its much-anticipated final season Sunday night. In posts to social media, many asked if the snow was a publicity stunt based on the show’s slogan that “Winter is here.”

Apr 16 10:22

April snow surprises some Tri-State residents

Sunday morning's fresh layer of snow was a stark contrast to last week's sunshine.

I thought it wasn't going to snow," said Maxwell Hickle, Tri-State resident.
I wasn't anticipated on it snowing," said John Shelburne, Tri-State resident.
They talked about it all over Facebook, but I really didn't think it was going to snow," said Jenny Hickle, Tri-State resident.
It caught me off guard," said Kathy Wagenr, Tri-State resident.

Apr 15 15:08

New CO2 Science: From Climate Demon to Saint

Published on April 8, 2019

The new millenium is seeing revolutionary change in our understanding of carbon dioxide (CO2). Once the demon global warming gas, scientists are increasingly accepting they got that wrong. We examine some of the astonishing developments.

Robin Wylie, is a doctoral candidate in volcanology, at University College London. Like other experts in this field he will shock you with a surprising new fact. Planet Earth is a heavy smoker. The true extent of its habit, though, has only recently begun to surface.

Until around the start of this new century, the academic consensus was that volcanic output of carbon dioxide from erupting volcanoes was tiny. However, the science is now revealing a hidden side to our leaking planet.

In 1992, it was thought that volcanic degassing released something like 100 million tons of CO2 each year. Around the turn of the millennium, this figure was getting closer to 200 million tons.

Apr 13 14:07

Scott Adams: Sanctuary City Persuasion, Climate Change Solutions

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White House considers shipping illegals to sanctuary cities
Phase 2: Why won’t sanctuary cities accept them?
Phase 3 Kill Shot: “How many illegal immigrants will you take”
Our government is so broken it can’t act on things both sides agree on
Nobody “shakes the box” better than President Trump
Side Note: AOC also “shakes the box” effectively
Small floating cities are essentially aircraft carriers
Aircraft carriers are nuclear powered, Gen IV applicable
Green Peace supports Gen IV SAFE nuclear power
Why aren’t FOX or CNN discussing, covering SAFE Gen IV nuclear
BOTH sides of congress support SAFE Gen IV nuclear power
Dems want to say GOP isn’t doing anything about climate change
SAFE Gen IV solves climate change, it’s being developed
5G isn’t just faster internet
5G is civilization changing

Apr 12 14:30

Scott Adams: Monkeys, Climate, Communication, Assange, White Nationalism, Brainstorming

“White Nationalist” is an offensive racist term
Human genes are being injected into monkey brains
As monkey intelligence increases, will they be given rights?
CNN can’t decide what side they’re on in regard to Assange
CNN heavily promoting Buttigieg, top 8 headlines all Buttigieg
ICE considered locating illegal immigrants in sanctuary cities
Schumer calls Assange a “Russian spy”, without any evidence
So far, even CNN isn’t highliting his statement
Communication requires speaker to assume knowledge of audience
Do “bug eyes” indicate a person doesn’t believe what they’re saying?
“Join my hallucination” physical symptom: Bug eyes?
Winning the argument by arguing the definition of words
My father built a bomb shelter in our basement when I was a kid
Nuclear war was so imminent, we needed to prepare
What impact did that have on children?

Apr 11 15:32

Confused about climate change? Talk to our chat bot

BBC News has launched a chat bot to help users learn about climate change in weekly conversations on Facebook Messenger.

Subscribers will get an alert every Wednesday inviting them to explore topics from rising temperatures to new ways of tackling global warming.

Apr 11 13:50

Scott Adams: Assange, Kerry vs Massie on Climate Change, Barr on Spying

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Newsweek, most despicable headline in history?
Candace headline in landscape versus portrait mode
Oliver Stone tweets his support for SAFE Gen IV Nuclear Power
Stone says wind and solar doesn’t have same potential
Julian Assange arrested
Obama commuted his co-conspirator, Chelsea Manning
Does Pro-Trump Assange have juicy info?
Kim Kardashian wants to become a lawyer, pursue activism
Huge respect for her as a hard working, good person
Like Kanye, she’s a VERY hard worker, deserves respect
“Predicated” reasons for the spying, was spying justified?
We’re past the question of whether or not spying happened
Cringe-worthy climate change testimony
MIT Engineer Rep. Massie’s weak climate change challenge
Kerry’s answer wasn’t so smart or informed either, embarrassing