Category: Climate Science

UK data agency destroys Breitbart’s climate science attacks with evidence

 

A British government-backed research project that coordinates data from tide gauges around the world has hit back at climate science deniers who wrongly accused their scientists of faking findings.

via UK data agency destroys Breitbart’s climate science attacks with evidence

BOM warns Sydneysiders to check on elderly neighbours amid 45C heatwave – ABC News

Orange clouds over the Sydney skyline

Media Climate Change Deniers like Andrew Bolt are glad to be on holidays and don’t need to comment (Old Dog}

BOM warns Sydneysiders to check on elderly neighbours amid 45C heatwave – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay | Informed Comment

When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay

CEO Russell Stokes pulled no punches explaining the cuts: The decision aims to right-size the business amid a decline in fossil fuel usage — particularly coal and natural gas. The announcement came a mere two years after GE’s decision to double its fleet of large coal turbines — a clear misjudgment.

This would be good news if it not for one detail: jobs. GE’s decision alone will cost 12,000 jobs worldwide.

If companies continue to resist transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables, these massive jobs losses will be just the beginning.

Fortunately, the renewable industry is booming. The Department of Energy recently reported that almost twice as many people were employed in solar energy last year than coal, gas, and oil electricity combined.

via When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay | Informed Comment

The idea that climate scientists are in it for the cash has deep ideological roots | Environment | The Guardian

But to suggest global warming exists only because climate scientists need the money, you need to ignore melting ice sheets, rising sea levels, increasing extreme weather events, strings of record hot years, retreating glaciers, acidifying oceans, warming sea temperatures and bleaching corals. Or claim there is a conspiracy to manufacture these impacts in exchange for a wage.

Source: The idea that climate scientists are in it for the cash has deep ideological roots | Environment | The Guardian

As Hurricane Irma approaches, the realisation of danger takes hold for Florida

 

 

By the time Irma gets to Tampa, the storm surge is forecast to be five to eight feet, pushing a wall of water into a city built around waterways.

Source: As Hurricane Irma approaches, the realisation of danger takes hold for Florida

Grid Batteries Are Poised to Become Cheaper Than Natural-Gas Plants in Minnesota – MIT Technology Review

A new report suggests the economics of large-scale batteries are reaching an important inflection point.

Source: Grid Batteries Are Poised to Become Cheaper Than Natural-Gas Plants in Minnesota – MIT Technology Review

Rick Perry Just Said Carbon Dioxide Doesn’t Cause Climate Change | IFLScience

Here’s a fact for you – carbon dioxide is the primary driver of climate change. Now here’s another fact – the Trump administration knows as much about the

Source: Rick Perry Just Said Carbon Dioxide Doesn’t Cause Climate Change | IFLScience

For the cost of an iPhone, you can now buy a wind turbine that can power an entire house for a lifetime – ORGANIC AND HEALTHY

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Source: For the cost of an iPhone, you can now buy a wind turbine that can power an entire house for a lifetime – ORGANIC AND HEALTHY

World’s First Wind-Hydro Farm Supplies Power Even When There’s No Wind

“The big idea here is that the wind will generate electricity when it’s, well, windy, and the water will act as a giant battery that will discharge and modulate output when it stops blowing.”

Source: World’s First Wind-Hydro Farm Supplies Power Even When There’s No Wind

Australian Election 2016 Climate Policies

Thom Mitchell: ACF Gives Coalition A Fail Mark On The Environment

“The Australian Conservation Foundation has eviscerated the Coalition’s environment policies, giving the Government just 14 out of a possible hundred points going into election day.

The Coalition’s fail mark is less than a quarter of Labor’s score of 62, and around one seventh of the Greens leading score of 95. With less than a week until polling day, the Foundation will now refocus its efforts to “let Australians know where the parties stand,” saying it will send 50,000 text messages on election day.

Commenting on the release of the scorecard this morning, ACF Chief Executive Officer Kelly O’Shannassy hit out at the Government for running a “small target strategy” on climate change, and noted “its mark of 14 is well below a pass”.