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Greta: “This Show is Over” — Climate Scepticism

Eric Worrall at WattsUpWithThat alerted us to Great Thunberg’s speech at Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Austrian World Summit 2021 I was going to transcribe it, but it’s rather long and predictable, so I’ll just give you her final words. “The audience has grown weary. This show is over. Thank you” And she’s right of course. Youtube’s viewing […]

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Aussie Resources Minister: UN Climate Emergency Demand an “Inconsequential “Grand Statement” — Iowa Climate Science Education

Keith Pitt. By Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website – http://www.dfat.gov.au, CC BY 3.0 au, Link Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt predicts global demand for Aussie coal will remain strong “long into the future”. Australia’s Resources Minister Keith Pitt dismisses UN chief’s climate change statement With Australia isolated on […]

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If you Thought Climate Grief was Strange, Meet the Climate Grief Therapists — Iowa Climate Science Education

Anxiety solution and freedom from fear and escape from tortured thinking and depression concept as a group of tangled barbwire or barbed wire fence shaped as a human head breaking free as a metaphor for psychological or psychiatric icon. Guest essay by Eric Worrall If someone is no longer able to function due to their […]

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The Guardian: Joe Biden’s $1.7 Trillion Investment Could Reduce Global Warming by 0.1C — Iowa Climate Science Education

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian has inadvertently revealed the utter futility of throwing trillions of dollars of borrowed government money into the bottomless renewable energy pit. Joe Biden could bring Paris climate goals ‘within striking distance’ Biden’s presidency could help reduce global heating by about 0.1C if plans fulfilled, say experts Fiona Harvey Environment […]

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The Guardian: A Biden Victory would Push the World on Climate Change — Iowa Climate Science Education

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scratch a climate activist, find a … ; Guardian author Katharine Murphy fantasising about the possibility a Biden administration would use America’s economic might to dictate climate policy to the freely elected government of Australia, and to the rest of the world. A Joe Biden victory could push Scott Morrison […]

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Australia, USA and Japan Snub China, Back Taiwan Re-joining the WHO — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The global anger at China’s lies, coverups and incompetence in response to Covid-19 has delivered its first fruit; nations are putting global pandemic safety ahead of China’s sensitivity to any kind of international recognition of Taiwan as a sovereign nation. WHO Becomes Battleground as Trump Chooses Pandemic Confrontation Over Cooperation…

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“The Bush Needs to Burn”: Climate Obsessed Greens Ignoring Indigenous Wisdom — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Peter Ridd; Climate obsessed greens are ignoring advice from indigenous people to burn the bush, to prevent a bushfire catastrophe. But Professor Reece of James Cook University, Peter Ridd’s old institution, claims traditional wisdom “has limitations”, because of the changes white people have wrought on the land – climate…

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FT: “Democracies are ill-suited to deal with climate change” — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Another green attack on Democracy; According to the Financial Times, giving ordinary people a say over public policy impedes climate action, because we don’t care enough about other people’s problems. Democracies are ill-suited to deal with climate change It is tempting to say the problem is too abstract but the…

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AI Researchers Tout their Wares to the Climate Science Community — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fantasy problem meet fantasy solution. Here’s how AI can help fight climate change according to the field’s top thinkers From monitoring deforestation to designing low-carbon materialsBy James Vincent Jun 25, 2019, 8:02am EDT The AI renaissance of recent years has led many to ask how this technology can help with one of…

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How do you attend a Distant Climate Conference Without Flying? — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

How do you attend a Distant Climate Conference Without Flying? Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – Swedish climate messiah Greta Thunberg has a problem. She desperately wants to attend climate conferences in New York (September) and Santiago (December), but unlike most greens she is serious about avoiding air travel. How do […]

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Claim: We Should Act on Climate Change Because of Worst Case Scenarios — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Former Cato institute vice president Jerry Taylor thinks that we should act on climate change because, even if the science is far from certain, the downside risk of ignoring climate change is too great to accept. What Changed My Mind About Climate Change?Risk management is not a binary choice. by JERRY…

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Mann and Lewandowsky’s Climate Lament: “We Have Lost Australia For Now” — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Stew Green – It just keeps getting funnier. ‘We have lost Australia for now,’ warns climate scientist in wake of election upset The unexpected victory of conservatives in Australia’s election is bad news for the future of global climate action. JOE ROMM MAY 18, 2019, 3:27 PM “Australians elected…

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Arctic Council Drops Climate Change References, Blames Trump Administration — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to NY Times, the Arctic Council has been unable to agree a statement on the alleged climate threat in the Arctic because of pressure from the Trump administration. U.S. Pressure Blocks Declaration on Climate Change at Arctic Talks By Somini SenguptaMay 7, 2019 ROVANIEMI, Finland — Under pressure from the…

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Democrat Members of the Climate Crisis Committee Showed Up for a Meeting! — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall After the excruciating embarrassment of having so many no shows for their first climate crisis meeting Republicans managed to adjourn the session, Democrats have finally decided to pretend to do something about climate change. The following from the Democrat head of the committee Kathy Castor (h/t Breitbart); “Hello, I’m Representative…

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Extinction Rebellion Occupies South Australian Parliament, Demands More Climate Action — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall South Australia blowing up their last coal station, their failed tower of power, and spending a hundred million on that big useless Tesla battery was not enough. Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters forcibly removed from Parliament HouseDixie Sulda , The AdvertiserApril 15, 2019 7:37pm A small group of climate change…

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Claim: Climate Friendly Plastic Recycling is a Total Con — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australia’s 60 Minutes current affairs programme has claimed that people who think plastic waste is recycled are being deceived – the plastic is being burned, buried or dumped. 60 Minutes: Australia’s recycling industry now ‘mostly a con’ after China closes doors to plastic wasteBy Sammi Taylor • 60 Minutes Digital…

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Google Employees Demand Management Respect Their Prejudices Against Conservatives and Climate Skeptics — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart; Google Employees have sent a petition to Management demanding an offer to Conservative Climate Skeptic Kay Cole James to sit on Google’s AI Ethics Council be withdrawn. Inside the Google employee backlash against the Heritage Foundation ‘They think that some of our colleagues either do not or should…

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Naked Climate Change Protest Disrupts UK Parliament Brexit Debate — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Trigger warning – Lots of naked this week in the name of Gaea… Protesters disrupt Brexit debate by baring bottoms over inaction on climate change Posted about 6 hours ago While some view the British parliament as a symbol of political stasis since the 2016 Brexit referendum, other Brits have utilised…

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Children’s Climate Court Case Pushing an Injunction Against Fossil Fuel Extraction — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Some of the kids being used as climate pawns. Photo: ourchildrenstrust.org Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Ninth Circuit is currently hearing an attempt by the Juliana v. United States plaintiffs to halt all fossil fuel extraction in the United States. The kids suing the government over climate change want to halt fossil fuel extraction […]

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Children’s Climate Change Strike Spreads to the USA — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Alexandria Villasenor, 13, hopes braving brutal polar vortex winter conditions by sitting outside UN Headquarters will inspire others in the US and China to join her school strike against global warming. How a 7th-grader’s strike against climate change exploded into a movement By Sarah Kaplan February 16 at 10:00 AM…

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Climate Scientists Shocked President Trump SOTU Did Not Mention Climate Change — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall How could President Trump ignore the most world’s most important leading scientists? Trump State of the Union speech: what climate change experts say Emily Holden in Washington Thu 7 Feb 2019 01.20 AEDT Top scientists condemn State of the Union address and say future presidents must confront climate change as…

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Minnesota Climate Change Believers in Full Damage Control Mode — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As the reality of the USA’s brutal “global warming” induced winter bites, Minnesotan climate scientists are keen to reassure us they are still in control. Believe it or not, global warming might have caused the arctic blast As climate destabilizes, Minnesota could see polar snaps more frequently. By Jennifer Bjorhus…

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Green Financial Advisor Makes the Case for a “Free Market” Carbon Tax — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to green fund manager Erik Kobayashi-Solomon a carbon tax is the free market solution to the climate crisis. Carbon Tax: The Ultimate Free Market Solution To Climate Change Erik Kobayashi-Solomon Jan 25, 2019, 11:52am … Unlike a lot of mush-minded Greenies, I am under no illusion that a tax…

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Microsoft Now Decides if Climate Change News or Other Content is Reliable — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Microsoft have released a plugin for their Edge browser, which uses Newsguard ratings to mark Buzzfeed as reliable, and Breitbart, Drudge and Wikileaks as untrustworthy. At the time of writing they haven’t yet made up their mind about WUWT. Microsoft Teams with Establishment ‘NewsGuard’ to Create News Blacklist 23 Jan…

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Climate Policy Prescription: We need to Convince the Yellow Vests to Trust the Government — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Wired contributor Daphne LePrince-Ringuet, the kind of anti climate policy protests which rocked France can be prevented with a few government handouts, and by convincing ordinary people of the good intentions of government. To win the climate change battle, we need to talk about gilets jaunes By DAPHNE…

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NYT: “Fortunately, there is no climate change denier movement in China” — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the New York Times, China has to step in as the global climate champion because President Trump. Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate Change. China Must Step Up. China can do more. The planet depends on it. By Daniel K. Gardner Professor Gardner is the author of “Environmental…

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Bank of England Backs Down on Mandatory Climate Change Disclosure — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essays by Eric Worrall Despite minimal efforts by London banks to disclose their alleged climate risk, the Bank of England has mysteriously opted not to impose mandatory climate disclosure rules. Banks will not be forced to reveal climate change risks they face Richard Partington Economics correspondent Tue 16 Oct 2018 00.11 AEDT Critics demand…

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Climate Scientist Demands Permanent Evacuation of Coasts Because Climate Change — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate professor Orrin Pilkey thinks it is wrong to rebuild after major storms – though so far coastal communities whom he has advised have not been receptive to his wisdom. Beyond Evacuations: Climate Change May Mean Abandoning Our Coasts Forever By Casey Williams Sep 14 2018, 8:10am A climate scientist […]

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Youtube to Scribble Green Propaganda Over Climate Skeptic Videos — Watts Up With That?

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall You can smell the desperation. YouTube will now place Wikipedia entries about global warming below videos ‘refuting evidence of rising temperatures’ YouTube will add snippets of factual information on select video clips It will target controversial topics, such as anti-vaccination and climate change YouTube hopes it will reduce misinformation and…

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Claim: Failure to Control CO2 Emissions will Lead to Global Fascism — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A climate scientist has shared his insight into the dystopian future which will occur unless we do as he says. Don’t despair – climate change catastrophe can still be averted Simon Lewis The future looks fiery and dangerous, according to new reports. But political will and grassroots engagement can change…

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