We must reduce uncertainty of climate predictions

By Peter Lynch Climate prediction models are markedly defective, even in reproducing the changes that have already occurred. Given the great importance of climate change, we must identify the causes of model errors and reduce the uncertainty of climate predictions. In 1979 a study group led by Jule Charney, one of the greatest meteorologists of 

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A Critique of Bill Gates’ New Book

By Andy May Bill Gates just published a new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. He begins his book with the assertion that “To stop the warming and avoid the worst effects of climate change—and these effects will be very bad—humans need to stop adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.” He continues that every country 

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Kivalina: A Case Study of How Media & Politics Mangle Objective Climate Science!

By Jim Steele What appears to be more failed alarmist predictions, the BBC’s 2013 headlines read Alaskan Village Set to Disappear Under Water in A Decade. “Gone, forever. Remembered – if at all – as the birthplace of America’s first climate change refugees. ” (see Willis on “first refugees”) The assumed cause? “Temperature records show the Arctic region 

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Road to Climate Neutrality

By Judith Curry Spatial Requirements of Wind/Solar and Nuclear Energy and Their Respective Costs “In addition to the energy sector, the climate debate also needs a transition. From ideology and wishful thinking, to facts, figures and rationality.” An important document was published last week, a collaborative instigated by two members of the European Parliament – 

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The Paris Agreement Won’t Help Our Country, or Planet

By Drew Bond and Tim Chapman Actions speak louder than words. But my, how politicians love words. Especially when it comes to climate change. For four years, the left has bemoaned the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. They’ve claimed it “endanger[s] the future of our planet.” Supposedly, we were falling behind the rest of the world while the climate clock 

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