01.2.2018

That Was The Week That Was – 2017 Archives

Date of TWTW Key Topics in this TWTW Dec 30, 2017 Dec 23, 2017 Svensmark, hypothesis, Shaviv, bacteria, Antarctic, students, Denmark, 54 Hoovers Dec 16, 2017 Christy, JRA-55, Synthesis, cooling, endangerment, McKitrick, NOAA, Arctic, UN, Millennium, Lomborg, market failures, $56.60 Dec 9, 2017 UN, Four freedoms, four fears, USGCRP, Eemain, upper bound, NOAA-NASA hockey stick, ocean chemistry, alkali metals, limestone, NIPCC, famine, Lewin, models, image, APS workshop, Darwall, happy planet index, 108 Dec 2, 2017 Christy, McNider, 38.5 years, volcanoes, ENSO, models, atmosphere, response, Daily News, party line, Tans, NOAA, surface data, Homewood, AMS, Menne, not covered, Michaels, Maue, JRA-55, Darwall, modelers, BioScience, polar bear, icon, 1.3 trillion barrels Nov 25, 2017 Hypothesis testing, Flanigan, CO2, warming, string hypotheses, data, Lewin, costs, Santer, personal, physical evidence, Mann, Pielke, Antarctic melting, McIntyre, Tesla, battery, pause delayed, zero Nov 18, 2017 COP-23, Nobel, UN, unsustainable, wind, solar, Fiji, sea level rise, Germany, Poland, coal, economic oppression, lowering standards, NASA Nov 11, 2017 USGCRP Science, politicized, policies, forecasts, actual, sea level rise, politicized science, food security, academic threat, COP-23, food security, Antarctic volcanoes, rift, green jobs, Canada, preferential dispatch, market operators, internalize costs, 1.8 to 1 Nov 4, 2017 Rickover, academic threats, USGCRP, Obama, Lindzen, fluid dynamics, ENSO, UAH, Rapp, Shaviv, missing heat, Bonneville, Niagara, Hoover Oct 28, 2017 Fluid dynamics, rejecting hypotheses, hot-spot, funding, scientific credibility, CO2 influence, energy flows, Kininmonth, convection, infrared radiation, amplification, unrealistic, endangerment finding, Carlin, UK Climate Change Act, Helm, electricity pricing, reliability, glyphosate, CO2 social costs, benefit, $0.00, USGCRP Oct 21, 2017 Pruitt, endangerment finding, petitions, CHECC, CEI, SEPP, hot-spot, Royal Society, NAS, Kiehl-Trenberth, Charney Report, atmospheric warming, Christy, sue and settle, wildfires, California, calibration, 2.2 million, 52 thousand Oct 14, 2017 Abbott, grid, harm, good, green ideology, California, duck, Obama power plan, pollutants, endangerment finding, coal, wind shear, hurricanes, $160 billion in losses Oct 7, 2017 LIGO, NSF, McNutt, Davidson, AGU, science, empirical bureaucratic, bias, CLOUD, CERN, Kiehl, Trenberth, flexibility, 87 seconds, black system, FERC Sep 23, 2017 Miller, concession, ploy, Spencer, Korean Meteorological Society, free scientific inquiry, censorship, Ehrlich, ocean cycles, Livermore, endangerment finding, Russian model, natural climate change, offshore wind, Andrews, hurricane waltz, cyclone tracks, sea level rise, Tampa Bay, 99.998%, AEMO. Hayden, stability Sep 16, 2017 Singer, cooling period, major, orbital, minor, solar, CO2, saturation, Charney report, no data, adjusting temperatures, satellite, lower troposphere, surface-air, sea surface, ocean oscillations, ENSO, AMO, PDO, Irma, false alarms, Jose, energy follies, dispatchable electricity, reasonable prices, number ??? Sep 9, 2017 Irma, resilience, hurricanes, ACE, Curry, Bastardi, prediction, history, forecasts, danger, climate chorus, Paris agreement, energy flows, Kininmonth, sea levels, Scotland, threat multiplier, energy, CAFÉ, 515 years Sep 2, 2017 Houston, resilience, rainfall, statistics, Homewood, weather events, severe, Spencer, 1935 flood, soils, stormwater management, water temperatures, Mass, model forecasts, Curry, hurricanes, social benefits, nutrition, 4326 days Aug 26, 2017 Lamb, climate history, China, ENSO, AMO, ANN, Harvey, sea levels, GRACE, Norfolk, Miami California, CO2 fallen, Andrews, red team, blue team, Oreskes, one million Hiroshima bombs Aug 19, 2017 Okefenokee, blackwater, pH, Antarctic rift, bigger wind, Munich RE, Figures, April Fools, $4 Trillion, renewable power Aug 5, 2017 UAH, sea surface, Andrews, dont adjust, James, evidence, Swift, rubber numbers, Gray, projectors, semi-science, adapting, alternative electricity, lithium, RFS, 4300 days, hurricanes Jul 29, 2017 Data quality, surface, Andrews, SAT, adjustments, GISS, homogeneity, credibility, NOAA, endangerment finding, wind, parasitic, grid, wheres the quid, Russia, developing countries, Paris, exports, sea levels, renewable fuel, fad, diesel, ocean carbonization, Hansen, 89-535 trillion USD, Eemian Jul 22, 2017 Dogmatism, toxicology, linear no-dose threshold, LNT, Calabrese, EPA, Watergate II, sea level rise, IPCC, datasets calibrated, Mann, NCEI, GISS, cryosphere, GRACE, mountain glaciers, ocean expansion, polar ice caps, DMI, sun, bias, 2 billion, gamble Jul 15, 2017 RSS, UAH, models, data, G-20, Paris, Turkey, plant growth, CO2, N, P, wind power, integrating, Denmark, surplus, political games, greenhouse gases, NOAA, annihilation, 96%, 1750 Jul 8, 2017 Spencer, RSS, surface data, Wallace, red team, blue team, executive actions, Paris, economic return on energy investment, US, employment created, offshore wind, Denmark, Venus, Canary Islands, 39%, seismic tremors Jul 1, 2017 Feynman, scientific integrity, Climategate 2017, Christy, Santer, Mears, RSS, Wentz, balloon data, verification, CO2 emissions, ocean carbonization, benefits, red team/blue team, US energy, oil and gas, Trump, mission 2020, Figueres, one trillion, Kemper power plant, CCS, viable, load factor, Hughes, incentives, Bezdek, 27.5 Jun 24, 2017 Upheaval, Paris, AMS, Santer, Mears, RSS, Hausfather, endangerment finding, MacCracken, Climate Institute, Manichean, solar, wind, 148,500,000,000,000 molecules Jun 17, 2017 Mearns, Vostok, CO2, temperatures, methane, energy subsidies, Bezdek, inferior, petrochemical, jobs, investment, 14,218 years, Feynman Jun 10, 2017 Rule of law, genius, Pruitt, Paris agreement, symbolism, hidden costs, mission innovation, innovation, government mandate, EPA, science integrity, climate change, cultures, China, 92,000 Jun 3, 2017 Happer, witches, WWI, Paris, Trump, sovereignty, economic growth, natural resources, UN, green climate fund, World Bank, carbon taxes, Stern, 95,894 pages, Federal Register May 27, 2017 G-7, stagnation, electricity costs, reliable, Paris agreement, UNFCCC, tar pit, UNEP, physical evidence, Horner, Dears, Clexit, deep state, EPA, science integrity, peak oil demand, pumped storage, 1927 May 13, 2017 UAH Data, biases, rigorous, procedures, cause, Antarctic melting, GRACE, trimline, Ellsworth Mountains, Trumps dilemma, Paris agreement, UN, IPCC, Constitution, coral reefs, bleaching, Eniwetok Atoll, UK energy caps, renewable policies, back-up, storage, scope, game changers, Mills, subsidy saturation, 100 times faster May 6, 2017 Lindzen, hard center, magic, Paris agreement, Wallace, model, explanatory variables, policy, physical limits, efficiency, process, Mills, IT, grid storage, Australia grid, 79 to 1, coal Apr 29, 2017 Christy, testimony, Charney, hypothesis, fails, AR-5, weak influence, WCD, initial conditions, processes, EPA, endangerment finding, multicollinearity, simultaneity, Paris, march, 0.6% solar, 1.9% wind, US energy consumption Apr 22, 2017 Einstein, head, feet, joint petition, CEI, theory, Charney, models, hot-spot, WSJ, Carlin, hollow science, humanity, poverty, amplification, physical evidence, DDT, a leader, table, correction, TRCS, Monckton, TCS, ECS, red team, Challenger, famine, Pentagon, 3 times, Europe with subsidies Apr 15, 2017 RCST, bounding, Doiron, 1.8, Kiehl-Trenberth, futile, Moncton, 1.9, feedback, latent energy flow, hotspot, two polar vortexes, troposphere, stratosphere, normal, dogma, science teachers, free-market economics, $50 to 55, 2005 Energy Policy Act, stimulus bill Apr 8, 2017 TRCS, Doiron, upper bound, TCS, fat tails, tall tales, Singer, 20th century warming, house science committee, Curry, Pielke, Ball, 1942, CDC, malaria Apr 1, 2017 Science, dogma, Charney, House Science Committee, Christy, evidence, statistical significance, politicized, Mann, Cook, NOAA Ashville, denier, hockey-stick, remaining issues, CO2 influence, El Niños, ICCC-12, 20% per year, shale oil productivity. Mar 18, 2017 Measurement, false precision, ASOS, 2F, dogma, 11%, El Nino, frequency, severity, Kiehl-Trenberth model, energy budget, latent energy, Charney, 37 years, IPCC, Ollila, US atmosphere, tropics, over-estimate, peak oil, 7500000 tonnes, 8250000 tons Mar 11, 2017 Lindzen, climate establishment, IPCC, storylines, climate models, Curry, Kiehl-Trenberth, Kininmonth, oil price, price competition, natural gas, markets, re-gasification, 66, electric balancing authorities Mar 4, 2017 Curry, models, laws, approximations, educated guesses, tuned, data, policy, sea levels, CO-OPS, exaggeration, UK electricity, up 22% Feb 25, 2017 Global climate models, Curry, verification, validation, use, NIPCC, Christy, Wallace, credibility, VX, EPA, sea levels, European energy, California floods, hot spot, 72% Feb 18, 2017 Wysmuller, sea level, tidal gages, satellites, internal error, land, weather, Southeast Asia, rights and powers, transparency, EPA, NIPCC, salt, California rains, weather, climate models, 27 million, vehicles Feb 11, 2017 Bates, data integrity, sea-surface, surface-air, NOAA, GISS, climate denial, realistic expectations, carbon tax, systems, grid, Australia, California water, Okefenokee, pH, 5 black-outs Feb 4, 2017 Systematic error, WUWT, Ball, exceeding measurement, processes, runs, initial conditions, NCAR, unstable, bias, TWTW, cause, models, political stability, $23.7 billion Jan 28, 2017 Whitehouse, Grijalva, Haapala, evidence, SEPP, conventional thinking, Russell, hurricanes, UNFCCC, Andrews, 40% Jan 21, 2017 False precision, surface, hottest year, compliant, sea level rise, Wysmuller, CO2, SCC, tidal lagoons, ASOS, plus or minus 1.8 Jan 7, 2017 UAH, temperature, atmosphere, oceans, gradient, climate variability selection, human origins, sea surface data, Karl, pause, acidification, corals, microbes, BP, Curry, 0.1ºC This article appeared on the Science and Environmental Policy Project website at http://www.sepp.org/the-week-that-was.cfm?twtwyearview=2017]]>

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