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Barnaby Joyce’s Nationals threaten to blow up any climate ambition, and it’s making life hard | Gabrielle Chan

Barnaby is back. The Nationals have delivered leadership into the hands of a political terrorist and his allies, thereby throwing tacks under the tyres of rural communities. Slow clap for them.Meanwhile,...

David King Crawls Back Out Of Woodwork – Watts Up With That?

Reposted from NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood h/t Ian PRSY  Look who has just crawled out of the woodwork! Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an independent...

New analysis discusses role of managed retreat as a climate change response – Watts Up With That?

Researchers analyze benefits of considering retreat as a proactive option in the face of climate change UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE Research News MIAMI–In a new analysis on managed...

Australia’s top economists back government intervention to speed switch to electric cars | Electric vehicles

Australia’s top economists overwhelmingly back government measures to speed the transition to electric cars in order to meet emission reduction targets.An exclusive poll of 62 of Australia’s preeminent economists – selected...

Jyotika’s Tropical Storms Blog: The Atlantic Hurricane Season of 2021 and Tropical Depression Claudette: 20 June, Update A

Well, my friendly White Rabbits in Wonderland! I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date. No time to say hello! But I haven’t forgotten what time of year it is....

Covid Problems Disrupting UN Climate Negotiations – Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall You couldn’t make it up; Internet glitches, delegates too lazy to match timezones, and China objecting to the presence of observers at negotiations on transparency. Climate change: UN...

Ice Follies – Watts Up With That?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading that one of the horrible terrible predicted consequences of the ~ 300-year gradual warming since the depths of the Little Ice in 1700 is...

Claudette Does the Carolinas………….. Waves Off of Africa Looking Good

 The rain is falling as I type this, steady, heavy but not real wind as of yet. Just heavy rain on Father's Day Sunday in Raleigh North Carolina. The track takes...

The Looming Oil Shock – Watts Up With That?

Guest “You get what you pay for” by David Middleton Hat tip to Jan from the Netherlands… It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply CrisisBy David Messler – Jun 17, 2021There...

‘We will not stop’: pipeline opponents ready for America’s biggest environmental fight | US news

As the sun set, more than a dozen young people carried a wooden bridge toward a narrow section of the Mississippi River. The bridge allowed the group to cross more easily...

Euro Courts Infringing On Freedom Of Science…Climate Science Being Decided By Courts Instead Of By Proof – Watts Up With That?

Reposted from the NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 19. June 2021 An outstanding essay… An extremely dangerous political development is in full swing in Europe: Legal courts are now taking it upon themselves to decide the questions...

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate | Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021

The head of climate change at the UN has warned that world leaders are still “far away” from securing a deal to limit the disastrous effects of global heating, with less...

New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants | Conservation

Tens of thousands of African elephants are under threat from plans for a massive new oilfield in one of the continent’s last great wildernesses, experts have warned.Campaigners and conservationists fear the...

Vultures, tongue orchids: why are rare species here in UK? | Birds

Boats have been chartered. Weekend arrangements cancelled. And hundreds of twitchers – whose aim is to see very rare birds in Britain – have been praying the latest arrival stays long...

“Hell Will Freeze Over Before I Start Listening to the Greens” on Climate Change – Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A hilarious week in Australia politics, during which acting PM Michael McCormack has labeled the Aussie Greens leader a “traitor to Australia”, because the green leader wrote...

Head of Independent Sage to launch international climate change group | Climate change

Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an independent expert group this week to advise, warn and criticise global policymakers about the climate and nature crises.The new body has...

Claudette. A Land Storm… Does Better Over Land It Seems. Headed Fast Towards the Atlantic.

A short update late Saturday night as I catch up with Claudette. While waiting and watching Friday afternoon to see if the NHC would in fact upgrade PTC3 to Tropical Storm...

Marise Payne says net zero is government’s ‘broad position’ as she plays down Nationals’ climate revolt | Australian foreign policy

Marise Payne has said that net zero emissions as soon possible and preferably by 2050 is “the broad position of the Australian government”, playing down claims by the Nationals their agreement...

Earth has been trapping heat at an alarming new rate – Watts Up With That?

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog June 19th, 2021 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. “The magnitude of the increase is unprecedented.” A new study published by NASA’s Norman Loeb and co-authors examines the CERES satellite...

Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell | Climate change

A group of activists who were threatened with arrest on Saturday evening after staging an “occupation” of the Science Museum in London have vowed to renew their fight on Sunday.The London...

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