September 2012

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No Future In Sight For Electric Cars, Says Toyota, German Auto Economics Professor

Another green pipe dream, electric cars, bites the dust. A Reva i/G-Wiz charging in London. Photo source: Wikipedia – file from the Wikimedia Commons,flickr.com, frankh (Flickr User) CO2 Handel reports that Toyota, one of the leading hybrid car manufacturers, sees no future for the purely electric car. There is still no business model that can succeed on […]

Veteran German Journalist: “Interest In The End-Of-The-World Waning Rapidly”…”High Level Of Public Wearout”

And that in Europe, no less! Veteran journalist Ulli Kulke (DIE WELT) has a finger on the pulse of the climate issue in Europe. In his latest blog piece here, he tells us that the latest readings are barely detectable. Public’s concern on end-of-world claims is worn out.  (Flood on Java (c.1865-1876) by Raden Saleh: Public […]

Coal Makes A Comeback In Europe – CO2 Not So Bad After All!

I’m short on time this week, but Benny Peiser brings our attention to the latest energy revolution: coal! I guess CO2 can’t be that great of a problem after all. At the Christian Science Monitor: While regulation limits coal power in the US, Hunt writes that the energy source is on the rise in Europe. […]

500,000 New US Jobs By 2025 Thanks To Affordable Shale Gas – US Gas 75% Cheaper Than In Europe

500,000 New US Jobs By 2025 Thanks To Affordable Shale Gas – US Gas 75% Cheaper Than In Europe

Yesterday I wrote here how Europe, particularly Germany, is driving out industry with sky-high energy prices. Will Europe deny its citizens a huge reserve of shale gas energy wealth? Looks that way. (Chart source: http://www.eia.gov/) What follows is what sensible energy policy looks like. Reader Mick J. left a comment on shale gas that deserves […]

Europe’s Environmental Destruction Madness Now Threatening To Demolish Beautiful, Scenic Crete

Anyone who has ever visited the island of Crete will tell you that it’s beauty simply cannot be expressed with words. That may soon change, tragically. The following video shows what Europe intends to do with this natural treasure: turn it into an industrial eyesore. Warning: may agitate you totally! Crete Plug of Europe from […]

Chemicals Industry Bosses And Labor Union Send Angela Merkel Warning Letter Over Skyrocketing Energy Prices

Chemicals make our lives immensely better. Without them, we’d be catapulted back to Stone Age, fully exposed to nature’s merciless brutality. Trade union and chemical industry bosses in Germany warn Merkel of the consequences of high electricity prices. Source: Wikipedia, public domain photo Processing chemicals, however, sometimes involves large amounts of energy. Therefore, in their […]

Leading German Pollster Warns: Green Movement Has Shades Of Brown – Threatens Democracy In Germany

Those who have been monitoring the environmental movement in Germany over the years know that it is driven by an elitist, authoritarian and intolerant class of people who at times don’t refrain showing their contempt for democracy. Now Manfred Güllner, the founder and director of one of Germany’s leading pollsters, the Forsa Institute, confirms our […]

Germany Sends A Blaring Warning To The World…”Renewables Drive Is Turning Out To Be A Disaster”

Christopher Booker provides a sobering analysis of how NOT to manage national energy policy. Must read! Hat-tip mwhite. Drugged up on green fantasies, duped by activist scientists, and arrogantly dismissing warnings, Angela Merkel and her CDU party lead the country to the brink of an energy disaster. (Photo credit:Ralf Roletschek) Booker writes: In fact, a mighty battle is […]

German Parliamentary Enquete Commission Report Calls For “Consumption Limits, Fundamental Changes”

Europe, and especially authoritarian Germany, has passed numerous measures over the years to get people to change their behavior – all to protect the climate. But the efforts are failing says a new Enquete Commission report to be issued Monday by the German Federal Parliament, and so its authors are now calling for more radical measures to curb the […]

Solar Influence On Winter Severity In Central Europe, Dispels Junk Claim A Warm Arctic Causes Cold Winters

Solar Influence On Winter Severity In Central Europe, Dispels Junk Claim A Warm Arctic Causes Cold Winters

We’ve been hearing a lot of bogus “model science” asking us to believe the preposterous notion that a warm Arctic and reduced sea ice there “could” lead to bitter cold winters across Europe and North America. In summary the new science insists warming leads to more cold. Now there’s a new paper out in the […]

NOAA Data (Again) Shows No Acceleration In Sea Level Rise. “CO2 Climate Hypothesis Is In A Free-Fall”

NOAA Data (Again) Shows No Acceleration In Sea Level Rise. “CO2 Climate Hypothesis Is In A Free-Fall”

Michael Krüger at Readers Edition writes about sea level data from the NOAA. NOAA INTERACTIVE SEA LEVEL CHART – CLICK HERE “We have to get used to the idea of a sea level rise of about one meter for this century,“ announced Prof. John Schellnhuber in 2008, based on new findings. Other researchers, based on […]

Anthony Watts’s Best Interview! Nature Has Had Enough Of Spurious Climate Science

Click on the following link and listen to Anthony Watts on Nature getting back to serious science. http://soundcloud.com/thelarslarsonshow/anthony-watts-has-been Says it plainly. No wonder the charlatans like Appell are freaking out.  

It’s The Soot Stupid! Leading Environmental Group NABU Says Soot Is 50% Responsible For Arctic Warming

With every passing year we get without global warming, CO2 loses more and more of its credibility as the cause for climate change. So what to do? Move on to another issue that will do just as well. Blame it on soot from automobiles and industry, and push for lots of regulation. Black soot is responsible […]

EIKE Institute: “Anthropogenic Greenhouse Effect Too Weak…Doubling CO2 Will Lead Only To 0.58°C Warming”

EIKE Institute: “Anthropogenic Greenhouse Effect Too Weak…Doubling CO2 Will Lead Only To 0.58°C Warming”

What temperature rise does a doubling of atmospheric CO2 lead to? Overall, the IPCC says anywhere from about 2 – 6°C, i.e. they don’t know. Recently the Germany-based European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) posted an essay by Dr. Wolfgang Burkel, who concludes that doubling atmospheric CO2 will lead only to a 0.58°C of warming at […]

Vahrenholt “Provokes” Stocker By Calling Mann’s Hockey Stick “Fake” And Challenging IPCC

Today I thought I’d bring up one or two of the highlights of the Bern Debate between Fritz Vahrenholt and IPCC author Thomas Stocker. One highlight is Stocker getting all huffy and puffy about Vahrenholt calling Mann’s hockey stick a “Fälschung” (fake). Bern Debate now on Youtube! At the 4:50 mark Vahrenholt presents the infamous […]