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Arctic Ice Extent Recovering At Record Pace

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:59
Arctic Ice Extent Recovering At Record Pace https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/09/29/arctic-ice-extent-recovering-at-record-pace/ By Paul Homewood http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icethickness/thk.uk.php Arctic sea ice continues to grow back at a phenomenal rate. Since the start of the month, growth has comfortable exceeded anything on record since daily figures began in 1987. ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/data/ Ice has expanded by 0.896 million sq km, compared to the 1981-2010 [...]

Climate Change Fraudsters Go To Jail

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:32
Climate Change Fraudsters Go To Jail http://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/29/climate-change-fraudsters-goe-to-jail Pair was allegedly pocketed the money given by NASA for their startup instead of paying graduate students to do the work From AP and web reports: Professor, Wife Sentenced After Defrauding NASA The duo told NASA that their startup company would develop a cutting-edge sensor used to track [...]

Another Statewide Blackout: South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Continues

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:31
Another Statewide Blackout: South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Continues https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2016/09/29/another-statewide-blackout-south-australias-wind-power-disaster-continues/ By Paul Homewood Traffic in total darkness around the streets of Adelaide as residents are left without power on Wednesday night Hard on the heels of a “near miss” in July when it narrowly averted widespread blackouts, South Australia was warned on Wednesday night to [...]

Renewable Energy Poses Growing Security Risk, GWPF Warns

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:30
Renewable Energy Poses Growing Security Risk, GWPF Warns http://www.thegwpf.com/renewable-energy-poses-growing-security-risks-gwpf-warns/ In light of the statewide blackout in South Australia, the GWPF is warning that intermittent wind and solar energy pose a serious and growing energy security risk and threaten to undermine the reliability of electricity generation. A paper published by the GWPF two years ago (UK Energy Security: [...]

Final contracts signed for Hinkley Point C project

World Nuclear News - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:43
The final agreements enabling construction of two EPR units at Hinkley Point C to proceed were signed today in London by the UK government, EDF and China General Nuclear.

Nuclear 'vital' to Sustainable Development Goals

World Nuclear News - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:34
Nuclear energy is relevant to "almost all" of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted last year by the United Nations General Assembly, World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising said today. Rising spoke during the Scientific Forum of the International Atomic Energy Agency's 60th General Conference being held this week in Vienna.

UK institute proposes SMR deployment schedule

World Nuclear News - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 08:30
Small modular reactors could be operating in the UK by 2030 if action is taken to create investor confidence through development of a suitable policy framework, according to a new report by the Energy Technologies Institute.

‘Climate Exaggeration Is Ruining Science’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 07:31
Falsified and sure-to-be-falsified exaggerations from a parade of Ph.D. scientists are ruining the reputation of science itself. Green activists are at war with the greatest American foe since the Axis Powers—or so they say. The latest Democratic Party platform compares the fight against global warming to World War II. Using terms such as “battlefield,” “siege,” and “front,” [...]

Pence Defends Trump: The ‘hoax’ is that ‘bureaucrats in D.C., can control the climate of the earth’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 07:23
“There’s no question that the activities that take place in this country and in countries around the world have some impact on the environment and some impact on climate,” Pence told CNN Tuesday. Pence was responding to critics of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump who attacked him for calling global warming a Chinese “hoax” to [...]

Former UN Climate Chief Figueres dives back into climate

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 07:21
Fresh from quitting what is becoming an increasingly brutal race to replace Ban Ki-moon as UN secretary general, Christiana Figueres is back with a new project: Mission 2020.   City leaders, bankers and the burgeoning climate philanthropy sector can expect calls in the coming weeks and months as the Costa Rican gets to work. “By [...]

Obama DOJ Contradicts EPA Chief on climate regs: Claims: ‘All about pollution control’ vs. EPA chief: ‘This is not about pollution control’

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 14:11
Published on Sep 28, 2016 Defending EPA’s sweeping climate regulations before the U.S. D.C. Circuit, Obama Department of Justice attorney Eric Hostetler wholly disavows EPAs purported reason for writing the Clean Power Plan. Hostetler: “This rule is all about pollution control and nothing else.” State of West Virginia v. EPA U.S. Court of Appeals for [...]

Senate Dem Report Attacking EPA Critics Traced to Green Pressure Group

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 13:56
Document scrubbed of traces to environmentalist group after Free Beacon inquiries SHARE TWEET EMAIL Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) / AP BY: Lachlan Markay September 28, 2016 2:40 pm A Democratic Senator moved to conceal his apparent behind-the-scenes collaboration with an environmentalist pressure group on Wednesday after inquiries into the group’s role in crafting a [...]

EPA Quietly Passes New ‘Climate Change’ Regulations for Household Appliances

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:32
EPA Finalizes Two Rules to Reduce Use and Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gases 09/26/2016 Contact Information:  Enesta Jones (jones.enesta@epa.gov) (202) 564-7873, (202) 564-4355 WASHINGTON- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized two rules that will reduce the projected growth and emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a class of chemicals commonly used in refrigeration and air [...]

Alarmists Freak Out That Global Warming Will Expose Top Secret Nuclear Facility, It Won’t

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:28
Global warming will expose a secret Cold War-era nuclear base in the coming decades — that’s according to The Guardian newspaper on a recent climate study. The tone of the article is that Camp Century, a defunct U.S. military base in northwest Greenland, is on the verge of being exposed by global warming. The camp [...]

Will this finally convince skeptics!? NEWSWEEK: ‘GLOBAL WARMING COULD WIPE OUT BREAKFAST CEREALS BY 2070’

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:27
Global warming could rapidly reduce the cultivation of wheat and rice, threatening the production of breakfast cereals along with half of all the calories consumed by humans. A study looking ahead to 2070 found that climate change was occurring 5,000 times faster than certain grasses can adapt, New Scientist reported. Wheat, rice, maize, rye, barley and [...]

Spiegel: Experts Slam Proclamations Of An Anthropocene As ‘Political’… ‘Unscientific’…’Science Sloganeering’!

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:20
By P Gosselin on 28. September 2016 Science journalist and geologist Axel Bojanowski at the online German Spiegel news weekly comments on the drive by activists to proclaim an “Anthropocene” age because they claim that man has so much altered the planet and is adding a new geological layer in doing so. It all stems from [...]
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