Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy rule ‘worse than doing nothing’

Affordable Clean Energy

The phrase “Affordable Clean Energy” crafts an illusion of progress and also an air of respectability. Numbers have been crunched, and it turns out to be a truly bad rule. Given the observation that the Trump administration has their fingerprints all over this, then that’s more or less guaranteed. Incompetent and utterly inept is not … Read moreTrump’s Affordable Clean Energy rule ‘worse than doing nothing’

Current Climate warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years

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When casually discussing climate change, a rather popular rebuttal often offered by some is the idea that the climate always changes over time and that in the recent past there have been warmer periods. Examples often cited include the Roman warm period (250-400 AD), and also the better known Medieval Warm Period (700-1400 AD). Have … Read moreCurrent Climate warming ‘unparalleled’ in 2,000 years

NOAA: June 2019 Global Climate Report

June 2019 Global Climate Report

Roughly about the middle of each and every month NOAA publish a Global Climate Report. The June 2019 version has now been published. Once we reach the end of the month it takes until about now to receive all the global data, carefully check it all, then write up the assessment with precise details. June … Read moreNOAA: June 2019 Global Climate Report

Baked Alaska Temperature Records

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NOAA Climate.Goc has published details of the record breaking temperatures currently being measured in Alaska under the title “High temperatures smash all-time records in Alaska in early July 2019“. What they are reporting is not simply a few degrees above average, but 20 to 30 degrees higher than normal in some locations … On July … Read moreBaked Alaska Temperature Records

NASA: June 2019 was hottest ever June

Hottest June ever recorded

Back on 5th July I was writing about the release of data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). This official EU body had data that reported that June 2019 was the hottest June ever recorded on planet earth. It was the first of various datasets. The latest update is that the NASA GISS data … Read moreNASA: June 2019 was hottest ever June