12.5.2022

GREGORY WRIGHTSTONE: “Reasonable” Concessions to Climate Hysteria Lack Reason

by Gregory Wrightstone First, there is no climate emergency. Claims to the contrary are based on exaggerations of carbon dioxide’s warming effect and computer models that have proven unreliable. As Republicans settle into the leadership of the new House of Representatives, we are hoping for clearer congressional thinking about the climate issue. However, there is… Continue Reading
12.2.2022

Green Energy Cabal Blind to Africa’s Medical Horror Show

By Vijay Jayaraj When the political elite call for Africa and other developing nations to adopt absurd green energy objectives, consider that they already have blood on their hands. Those discouraging the use of fossil fuels in Africa in favor of wind and solar have played a direct role in high morbidity and mortality rates… Continue Reading
11.28.2022

Worldwide Record Cold Challenges Climate Rhetoric and Risks Lives by Complacency  

By Vijay Jayaraj  I live in Bengaluru in southern India. This month, the city recorded the coldest temperature in 10 years for the month of November. So has been the case in my country’s capital New Delhi where extreme winters have become a norm in recent years.   A small percentage of India’s 1.3 billion population… Continue Reading
11.17.2022

Celebrating War as Climate Win Makes Red True Color of “Greens”

By Vijay Jayaraj There is widespread concern about the human tragedy in Ukraine. How could there not be? Yet, among us are people who are sufficiently heartless and opportunistic to celebrate the bloodshed as a victory for the “green” movement. A cabal of political leaders and media houses are now dancing on the graves of… Continue Reading
11.17.2022

A Little Learning on Methane and Climate Change

by William Happer Before leaving for a week of virtue-signaling at the COP27 climate conference with other world elites, President Joe Biden would have done well to reread Hans Christian Anderson’s story “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” “In the great city where he [the Emperor] lived, life was always gay,” Anderson wrote. “Every day many strangers… Continue Reading
11.16.2022

Unrealistic Net Zero Policies Cost Families Dearly

By Vijay Jayaraj We’ve read a lot about how the Ukraine conflict has increased the price of energy in the international market. However, the root of the ongoing energy crisis is unrealistic policies based on unscientific conclusions about climate, often drafted in plush European offices. For years, energy markets across the globe were able to… Continue Reading
11.16.2022

A True Progressive Top Court Takes On Climate Change: The Case Of Germany

CO2 Coalition Member Francis Menton’s Commentary: This was first published at Manhattan Contrarian, November 14, 2022. Two of my recent posts have looked at critiques from the left of the Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA — the June 30 decision that held that the Clean Air Act did not clearly give EPA… Continue Reading
11.8.2022

COP27: A Meaningless Ritual for China and India

by Vijay Jayaraj Last week, Greta Thunberg called the COP27 climate meeting a “scam” that provides a platform for “greenwashing, lying, and cheating.” The teenage climate activist is probably right – for a change. Many European countries that pledged at past meetings to move away from coal, oil, and natural gas have been unable to… Continue Reading
10.31.2022

Life-Giving CO2 Should Be Valued, Not Demonized

by Vijay Jayaraj Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are killing our planet. People must reduce their carbon footprint. Both are popular claims that draw approving nods from some. However, neither is true. CO2 is an elixir of life, supporting plants for hundreds of millions of years and making virtually all life on Earth possible. Plants rely on… Continue Reading
10.28.2022

The Myth About Global Warming Killing Off Ocean Life

By Vijay Jayaraj Europeans are getting ready for what is expected to be a tough winter, with some likely to be choosing between paying heating bills or having food on their plates. The major drivers of this dismal energy situation are so-called green policies that weakened the energy sector by replacing significant amounts of dependable… Continue Reading
10.26.2022

The world is transitioning to fossil fuels

Global coal demand will reach a historic high in 2022 by Vijay Jayaraj Despite the fanfare surrounding wind and solar, the world’s dependency on fossil fuels is increasing. Last week, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said that the world is now “transitioning to coal.” Saad al-Kaabi, Qatar‘s energy minister, says: “Many countries particularly in Europe which had been… Continue Reading
10.25.2022

Review and Analysis of Van Wijngaarden and Happer Concerning Radiative Transfer in Earth’s Atmosphere in the Presence of Clouds

Download 2n-Stream Radiative Transfer here  Kees de Lange October 2, 2022  The understanding of Earth’s climate depends to a large extent on our knowledge of radiative transfer processes in the atmosphere. Short wavelength radiation in the visible range from the sun enters the atmosphere and finds its way to the surface to warm it. Long… Continue Reading
10.25.2022

Manhattan Contrarian: The Briefing Begins in CHECC v. EPA

CO2 Coalition Member Francis Menton’s Commentary: This was first published at Manhattan Contrarian, October 22, 2022. In a post last week, I gave notice that battle was about to be joined with the EPA over what it claims to be the “science” behind global warming alarm. The case is called the Concerned Household Electricity Consumers… Continue Reading
10.24.2022

TOMB: Latest RGGI Lawsuit Highlights Increases in Electricity Prices

by Gordon Tomb Already struggling to cope with higher energy bills, Pennsylvanians are now experiencing double-digit rate hikes this fall. In September, some suppliers increased electricity prices another 19 percent, citing inflation and energy costs. Pennsylvanians need relief, but Gov. Tom Wolf’s unilateral action will drive energy bills even higher. Worse yet, a new lawsuit highlights how Wolf’s plan—while claiming… Continue Reading
10.20.2022

Earth records 600 millionth consecutive cooler-than-average month

The Earth just had its 600 millionth straight cooler-than-average month thanks to naturally-driven cooling. An historical reconstruction of the Earth’s temperature by Northwestern University Adjunct Professor Dr. Christopher Scotese provides an illuminating and surprising comparison of today’s temperatures to that of the past. And it’s not what you think. According to Dr. Scotese the Earth “has alternated… Continue Reading
10.19.2022

Manhattan Contrarian: They Can’t Make Green Energy Using Only Green Energy

CO2 Coalition Member Francis Menton’s Latest Commentary: This was first published at Manhattan Contrarian, October 17, 2022. Not being a dope, you likely realized a long time ago that it was going to take a lot of energy to manufacture the components of the future green energy utopia. Wind turbines, solar panels, electric cars, and so… Continue Reading
10.18.2022

Vietnam’s U-Turn on Coal Reflects Energy Reality

by Vijay Jayaraj Ever since signing the Paris climate agreement, Vietnam has shown interest in reducing its dependency on fossil fuels, introducing in recent years a slew of measures to cut consumption. However, in what is considered to be a major U-turn, Vietnam’s government announced last month that it will increase coal imports for the… Continue Reading
10.13.2022

BBC Polar Bear Propaganda Melts Under Analysis

by Vijay Jayaraj A recently released BBC documentary, Frozen Planet II, renews claims that polar bears are destined to doom due to melting Arctic sea ice and calls for “immediate action.” “David Attenborough returns with another epic exploration of the world’s frozen regions…you’re weirdly sad that a polar bear can’t hunt seals because of the melting… Continue Reading
10.5.2022

Nord Stream Blasts Point to Coal and Oil as European Solution

by Vijay Jayaraj The apparent sabotage of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines designed to carry Russian natural gas to western Europe is but the latest blow to the energy security of millions of the continent’s citizens. Europeans already were facing a cold winter as a result of “green energy” polices that denied them… Continue Reading
10.3.2022

A Personal Odyssey from the Population Bomb to the Climate Crisis (The Climate Crisis Lie)

by Norman Rogers In the early 1970s I was a disaffected youth. I began working at the nonprofit Zero Population Growth. We promoted the idea that exploding human population would soon make the world uninhabitable. The president of our organization went on the Johnny Carson television show. Sacks of mail, often with checks, arrived. The… Continue Reading
9.30.2022

The Dangers Of Climate Policy

by Bruce Everett The fear of catastrophic climate change is everywhere today, including on the Cape. Well-intentioned people are working tirelessly in our schools, local governments and non-profits to promote clean energy and save the planet. What could be wrong with that? Quite a lot, actually. Let’s start with the science. Carbon dioxide (CO2), erroneously… Continue Reading
9.30.2022

Colonialism Reappears in Africa with a Woke New Spin

by Vijay Jayaraj Many people read history to understand colonialism — how it looked and felt. However, for those in the Third World colonialism is a living experience, courtesy restrictive energy policies forced upon them by Western political leaders. This modern form of enslavement — to the West’s so-called green agenda — is variously known… Continue Reading
9.26.2022

Euro energy crisis: A rare opportunity to recalibrate priorities?

by Vijay Jayaraj At least one developed economy is waking up from an energy slumber induced by the obsession with climate change. The new prime minister of the UK is seemingly leaving no stone unturned in her pursuit of energy liberation by appointing climate-skeptic ministers. Given the decade-long dominance of anti-fossil fuel policies in the… Continue Reading
9.26.2022

Fossil Fuels Are the Greenest of Energy Sources

by Gregory Wrightstone A 35-year veteran of the global warming debate says fossil fuels are the “greenest” of energy sources. In a recently published paper, Dr. Indur Goklany notes that carbon dioxide emissions from industrial activity and transportation have increased plant growth and that fertilizers and pesticides derived from fossil fuels have boosted crop yields… Continue Reading
9.23.2022

Jayaraj: India, China Emissions Make Mockery of Western Policies

by Vijay Jayaraj Amidst the European energy crisis, it’s easy to miss other events that are of significance to the discussion about the climate-change movement. Among them are a series of setbacks to green policies in China and India. These countries — representing three billion people — have delayed implementation of renewable energy commitments and… Continue Reading

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