The Economist is an impressive magazine that offers a balanced view of most topics. The topic of climate change is, however, an exception. The magazine linked the coronavirus to climate change in its May 23/29 editorial “Seize the Moment.” Its subtitle states: “The covid-19 crisis reveals how hard it will be to tackle climate change—and…
Steve Hayward on ‘The Green God that Failed—Almost,’ an analysis of Michael Moore’s Planet of the Humans. Planet of the Humans dropped from YouTube. In the Guardian. HT-RealClearEnergy. California budget cuts billions from climate change funding. HT-GWPF.
Earth Day taught us that we are interdependent. From John Baden. Coronavirus brings back plastic bags. From Sterling Burnett. Eco-reality strikes back on Earth Day. From Steve Milloy. The first human-caused megadrought? Anthony Watt says that claim is nonsense.
Coronavirus models and climate change models both have their deficiencies. Here are excerpts from Ken Haapala’s latest thoughts on the topic, from the SEPP website (Science and Environmental Policy Project): In the midst of the lock-down of much of the U.S. public and the collapsing economy; some Americans are learning a few important lessons….
From the Global Warming Policy Forum: No new runway at Heathrow due to Paris Climate Agreement. But China will build 216 new airports by 2035. Stephen Moore: ‘The price of natural gas has fallen to its lowest February level in 20 years.’ Lithium batteries (as in cellphones and laptops) are causing fires in recycling plants.
Planners claim: We’ll have to move cities, retrofit old ones, and build new ones to cope with climate change. ‘Europe’s anti-science plague descends on Africa.’ H-T Benny Peiser. How much did CFCs (ozone-depleting substances that have been banned for years) contribute to global warming?