Why Climate Models Can’t Guide Energy Policy: There are too many free parameters for the alarmist cooks to bake in!

In a recent article in the Washington Examiner, CO2 Coalition executive director Caleb Stewart Rossiter explained that there are thousands of approximations that climate modelers can use to influence model outcomes.  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/a-democratic-professor-explains-what-his-party-gets-wrong-about-climate Dr. Rossiter wrote:  The father of these models was Cold War military theorist John von Neumann, who wanted to see if we could cause 

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Analysis of DEP’s Modeling of the Economic, Health, and Environmental Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Testimony of Caleb Stewart Rossiter, Ph.D., Executive Director of the CO2 Coalition Before the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, delivered August 24, 2020 Chairman Metcalfe, Chairman Vitali, Members of the Committee, it is an honor to have this opportunity to discuss with you the possible impacts of your state’s role in what I 

Analysis of DEP’s Modeling of the Economic, Health, and Environmental Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Testimony of Caleb Stewart Rossiter, Ph.D., Executive Director of the CO2 Coalition Before the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee A video of this testimony is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MJAaOYyG5Q&feature=youtu.be Chairman Metcalfe, Chairman Vitali, Members of the Committee, it is an honor to have this opportunity to discuss with you the possible impacts of your 

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Update: Climate Intelligence Foundation (Clintel) Manifesto

By Robert Bradley, Jr. MasterResource has previously posted on the work of the Climate Intelligence Foundation, an independent charitable group that focuses on climate-change science and climate policy. CLINTEL, founded in 2019 by emeritus professor of geophysics Guus Berkhout and science journalist Marcel Crok, has grown in stature with great promise for the future. CLINTEL’s policy positions, communicated 

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Woody encroachment over 70 years in South African savannahs: overgrazing, global change or extinction aftershock?

By Nicola Stevens, B. F. N. Erasmus, S. Archibald, W. J. Bond Woody encroachment in ‘open’ biomes like grasslands and savannahs is occurring globally. Both local and global drivers, including elevated CO2, have been implicated in these increases. The relative importance of different processes is unresolved as there are few multi-site, multi-land-use evaluations of woody 

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