Glad Tidings -- Not!

The Rutford Ice Stream of western Antarctica slips about a metre (3 ft) a day towards the sea but the rate varies 20 percent in tandem with two-week tidal cycles.

Trading Scheme Lets the Rich Get Richer

The huge profits from that trading scheme will be divided by the chemical factory’s owners, a Chinese government energy fund, and the consultants and bankers who put together the deal from a mansion in the wealthy Mayfair district of London

Random weather notes

Mark Twain once said, “Climate is what we expect; weather is what we get.”

But when you keep getting weather you weren’t expecting, at what point do you (or your government) begin changing expectations about climate?

The following idle catch-all is entirely anecdotal – it is, perhaps, just a series of climate coincidences – but you have to wonder how many of these “one-off” weather events must occur before the dwindling world community of climate change deniers acknowledges that something is amiss.

Still the best

Still the best public service commercial on global warming. Produced by the UK government sponsored Climate Challenge.

For this enviros celebrated the US Election results? Oy!

“The [human] race of which you and I are a part, is great at having consensuses that are in great error. And so I want to get the scientific facts, and find out what the situation is…”

These words were uttered by:

(1) Bjorn Lomborg,

(2) Christopher Monckton,

(3) former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond,

(4) Rep. John Dingell, incoming Democratic chair of the House Energy and Commerce committee


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