I recently asked an environmentalist this question: “If we found out that the planet was warming for purely natural reasons, would you be in favor of climate engineering to stop it, because the current temperature and sea level are the right ones for humans?”
He seemed appalled. “No, of course not, man,” he said.
“Thank you,” I said. And I meant it, because this fellow had just made a concession that is fatal to the central argument in favor of reducing carbon emissions: the risk of catastrophic climate change. Continue reading “Is Anything Wrong With Natural, Non-Man-Made Climate Change?”
In recent months I have been all over the spectrum on issues related to climate change. I was up late last night watching a presentation by Lord Monckton of the UK on climate change data from the IPCC. Based on Lord Monckton’s analysis, credibility of the IPCC process is called into question.
The IPCC has built into it’s computer modeling weighting which favors the data giving the expected outcome, the “hockey stick” projected temperature outcome. Continue reading “Is Climate Change Data Real?”
At Hotel Star Sapphire in Dawei, Myanmar, guests sip from coconuts in cool, air-conditioned comfort as the steamy tropical night rolls on. Seven thousand kilometres to the west, in dry Khartoum, Sudan, patients rest in a United Nations Hospital, cocooned from the baking desert heat. Continue reading “How Heat from the Sun can Keep us Cool”