Climate Accord Withdrawal Divides White House

By Larry Bell Earlier this month, a Politico headline reported a “White House showdown on Paris deal set for next week,” to resolve “simmering tensions” regarding “a major point of dispute between the moderate and nationalist wings of the White House.” That planned April 18 meeting was subsequently postponed indefinitely due to top official “scheduling 

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Tibet sediments reveal climate patterns from millions of years ago

By Lindsey Valich The Tibetan Plateau in China experiences the strongest monsoon system on Earth, with powerful winds—and accompanying intense rains in the summer months—caused by a complex system of global air circulation patterns and differences in surface temperatures between land and oceans. These extreme weather patterns make this area an ideal location for climate 

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Global Science Report: Hypotheses Masquerading as Facts in Federal Report on Climate Change Impacts in the U.S.

By Craig D. Idso and Patrick J. Michaels However, in addition to some very wet periods, the [Southeast] region has also experienced periods of extreme drying. – U.S. Global Change Research Program, 2014 The quote above is from the 2014 federal report, Climate Change Impacts in the United States, Southeastern Region. Given the title and the 

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The Antarctic Peninsula: No Longer the Canary in the Coal Mine for Climate Alarmists

Paper Reviewed Oliva, M., Navarro, F, Hrbácek, F., Hernández, A., Nývlt, D., Pereira, P., Ruiz-Fernández, J. and Trigo, R. 2017. Recent regional climate cooling on the Antarctic Peninsula and associated impacts on the cryosphere. Science of the Total Environment 580: 210-223. Climate alarmists generally contend that current temperatures are both unnatural and unprecedented, as a 

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Bad Timing for a Carbon Tax

By Patrick J. Michaels Last week, The Washington Post reported an “administration official” indicated the Trump White House was considering a new tax on carbon dioxide emissions. This seems incredible for a number of reasons. It’s never a good time to champion a brand new tax, and recent science developments make it seem an especially 

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