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Shots Fired at Climate Skeptic’s Office During March for Science

Climate Depot - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:09
by JAMES DELINGPOLE24 Apr 2017889 A leading skeptical scientist has reported that seven shots were fired at his workplace during the weekend’s Earth Day and March for Science events — likely as a threat and warning. Dr Roy Spencer, meteorologist and noted climate skeptic at the University of Huntsville, Alabama, reports at his website that the shots were [...]

Climate Scientist Urges President Trump not to Cave on UN Climate Agreement

Climate Depot - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:01
by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.24 Apr 2017 In an open letter to Donald Trump, climate expert Dr. Duane Thresher has urged the President not to give in to his daughter Ivanka’s misguided views on global warming and her insistence that the U.S. remain in the Paris climate agreement ratified by Barack Obama last August. “Climate [...]

South African court sets aside nuclear plans

World Nuclear News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:28
South Africa's Western Cape High Court has set aside two ministerial determinations underpinning the country's nuclear procurement plans, ruling them unlawful and unconstitutional. The court has also declared the same to be the case of intergovernmental agreements, including that between South Africa and Russia.

France, UK join forces in nuclear skills

World Nuclear News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:24
Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires and the National Skills Academy for Nuclear have announced they will work together to boost "long-standing Franco-British nuclear industry relations". Their cooperation will include development of a "quality standard" for skills provision and training that will enable them to design education programs, organise exchanges between students and lecturers and implement new, innovative teaching tools.

KazAtomProm sees no negative impact from WEC

World Nuclear News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 08:32
Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm said today that the "reorganisation" of Westinghouse Electric Company will have no negative impact on its financial performance. Westinghouse's shares are split between Toshiba (87%), KazAtomProm (10%) and IHI Corporation (3%).

Skeptical climatologist Dr. John Christy believes 7 gunshots ‘targeted’ his office floor during ‘March for Science’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:29
By Lee Roop | lroop@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 25, 2017 at 3:47 PM, updated April 25, 2017 at 5:46 PM Nationally prominent climate change skeptic Dr. John Christy believes his office floor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville was “targeted” by gunshots over the national March for Science [...]

Rick Perry Says Trump Will ‘Need To Renegotiate’ The Paris Agreement

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:01
By MICHAEL BASTASCH Energy Secretary Rick Perry told conference goers he would not advise President Donald Trump to “walk away” from the Paris climate agreement, but conceded the agreement will need to be renegotiated. Perry made the remarks at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit in New York City Tuesday. Perry is the only Trump [...]

Harvard Instructor: Science March Was ‘Eerily Religious’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:49
By Andrew Follett A Harvard physician thought the recent “March For Science” looked more like a religious event than one to promote the value of the scientific method. “Being ‘pro-science’ has become a bizarre cultural phenomenon in which liberals (and other members of the cultural elite) engage in public displays of self-reckoned intelligence as a [...]

Oh No! Global warming will cause increase in exercise — But exercise increases global warming!

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:37
Flashback 2007: Exercise Causes Global Warming – Walking to the Shops ‘Damages Planet More Than Going By Car’ By Noel Sheppard | August 8, 2007 – Newsbusters As reported by the Times Online Saturday in a piece hysterically titled “Walking to the Shops ‘Damages Planet More Than Going By Car'” (grateful h/ts to all NBers [...]

Pay Up! Al Gore’s New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:22
MICHAEL BASTASCH A group of executives who want to fight global warming have published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. The Energy Transitions Commission’s (ETC) report claims “additional investments of around $300-$600 billion [...]

Study in Nature: 21 climate models find climate change ‘may increase net recreational physical activity in U.S.’ by 2099

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:09
Here’s abstract of Nature Human Behavior paper on global warming predictions of exercise rates in next 40-80 years. Regular physical activity supports healthy human functioning1,​2,​3. Might climate change—by modifying the environmental determinants of human physical activity—alter exercise rates in the future4? Here we conduct an empirical investigation of the relationship between meteorological conditions, physical activity [...]

Warmist Slate Mag. Slams ‘March for Science’: ‘A bizarre cultural phenomenon…liberals engage in public displays of self-reckoned intelligence as a kind of performance art’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:49
But here’s the problem: Little of what I observed dissuades me from my baseline belief that, even among the sanctimonious elite who want to own science (and pwn anyone who questions it), most people have no idea how science actually works. The scientific method itself is already under constant attack from within the scientific community [...]

Colorado Paper’s Editor Implies If Bombing Syria Is Justified, So Are Acts Of Terror On Americans

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:45
By Chris White An editor of a Colorado newspaper argued that environmental activists could morally justify committing violent acts of terror on Americans in the fracking industry, similar to how President Donald Trump justified bombing Syria, in a brief email exchange Saturday with The Daily Caller News Foundation. Boulder Daily Camera Executive Editor Kevin Kaufman believe citizens who support Trump’s [...]

Activist Gets Detained At Science March, Calls Entire Thing Racist

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:42
By ANDREW FOLLETT Energy and Science Reporter A prominent environmental justice activist claims he was “assaulted, roughed up, and detained” by a Washington, D.C., cop Saturday at the March For Science and his fellow marchers ignored it. Reverend Lennox Yearwood claims he was detained while walking across the street to get to the science march. In a Huffington [...]

Gutfeld Slams Bill Nye: March For Science Was Really ‘March for Silence’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:41
Gutfeld criticized Nye for saying on a CNN panel that the network should not have allowed a global warming skeptic to join the debate. “You can’t even have one scientist on to question a comedian who got his degree in mechanical engineering,” he said. “He’s mocking skepticism which is the spine behind the scientific method.” [...]

Why the March for Science failed, as demonstrated by its own protest signs

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:39
https://medium.com/@dropeik.com/why-the-march-for-science-failed-as-demonstrated-by-its-own-protest-signs-d80a56a81605 Excerpt: But if there was one underlying theme to it all, this was a March for… …and to the extent that the March for Science was at its heart a rally in support of The Truth, it failed, because there is no such thing as THE Truth…and it ignores, or denies, massive scientific evidence [...]

‘March for Science’: ‘An effort to pressure scientists and voters to agree’ with their view

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:27
by J. SCOTT ARMSTRONG AND KESTEN C. GREEN What is the “Scientific method”? Saturday’s March for Science calls for “robustly funded” science and “political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.”  But is this just an attempt to dress up the marchers’ political beliefs as science? And what do [...]

New Study impresses AP’s Seth Borenstein – Uses ‘extensive computer models’ to find ‘man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:21
By SETH BORENSTEIN Published: Yesterday WASHINGTON (AP) – Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds. In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists analyzed weather stations worldwide and calculated that in 85 percent of the cases, the record for hottest day of the [...]

CEI Releases Ad Urging Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:14
WASHINGTON — Today, White House senior advisers are scheduled to meet about the future of U.S. involvement in the Paris Climate Treaty, even though President Trump made a campaign promise to cancel the agreement. Since December 2015, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has made the constitutional, political, economic, and moral case against the Paris Climate Treaty. [...]

Bill Nye: The Perfect Talking Head for a March Against Science – ‘He promotes science as a close-minded ideology’

Climate Depot - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:12
By STEPHEN MEYER Published on April 16, 2017 • 298 Comments Stephen Meyer Bill Nye may not be a scientist. But he used to play one on TV. Now he is an honorary co-chair and speaker for the “March for Science” in Washington D.C. and elsewhere on April 22. The choice of Nye as one of [...]
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