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Study turns up surprising way 'green' cars pollute more than gasoline engines

Remember the complaints about the feasibility of electric vehicles, particularly in terms of limited range? Well, guess what, you climate-denier: You can't keep hiding behind that excuse!

See, now that automakers are fitting bigger batteries into cars, that'll dramatically increase how far you can go in-between charges. And with new, fast-charging stations being built with government money, you can easily get anywhere you want to go in a vehicle that doesn't emit anything from its tailpipe.

You just may be emitting particulate matter into the environment at a much higher rate than you would in a gas-powered car, according to a new study.

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Crying wolf? Media barely notice latest U.N. climate report

What if the United Nations issued a climate-change report warning of an imminent, irreversible global cataclysm if immediate action is not taken, and nobody was there to hear it?

On the heels of the issuance Monday of the third segment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, The Guardian newspaper of London did notice that nobody seemed to be listening as the world focused on other issues.

"Scientists fear that their last-ditch climate warnings are going unheeded amid international turmoil caused by the war in Ukraine, and soaring energy prices," the paper said.

The Guardian report by Fiona Harvey was spotlighted by the popular climate-change skeptic blog Watts Up With That, which commented that climate-change warnings "appear to have finally jumped the shark even with liberal media audiences, with reporters focusing on issues people care about, like the economy and Russia’s war with Ukraine."

 

I-95 fiasco raises issue of survivability of electric cars

Thousands of unhappy drivers were given such an opportunity – including at least one member of Congress – on Jan. 3. Commuting into Washington, D.C., they got caught up in a 24-hour-plus delay on Interstate 95 leading into the city. It happened after six tractor-trailers crashed in Virginia in a heavy snowstorm, which left them stranded. Many motorists ran car heaters to stay warm, were without food and hampered by vehicles abandoned on the roadway. They were left to await the clearing of numerous road bottlenecks before being able to proceed, assuming they still had enough fuel to get to a gas station. Fortunately, there were no injuries or deaths caused by the delay.

Due to numerous cars that did run out of gas, fuel had to be transported to them or else they had to be towed to a fuel source.

This incident comes at a critical time. President Joe Biden has put us on a course to increase electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing while reducing manufacturing for internal combustion engine (ICE) cars. Supported by the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, Biden announced a combined target of 50% EVs, including plug-in hybrids and fuel cell models, by 2030. All government vehicles are to be EVs by 2050. While Tesla, having produced its first EV in 2008, has built more EVs in the U.S. than any other automaker, it has done so without UAW labor.

The major car manufacturers are already onboard. Chrysler announced that by 2028, it plans to go completely electric. It seeks to embed in its vehicles an artificial intelligence (AI) software system powered by a battery capable of traveling 350 to 400 miles per charge.


Russia and China are attacking US satellites 'every single day' with lasers

China is reportedly working on a satellite that could grab another one with a 'robotic arm' (pictured: Chinese President Xi Jinping)
Russia fired a weapons test three years ago that the US military initially feared was an attack (pictured: Russian President Vladimir Putin)

How being vegetarian does more harm to the environment than eating meat

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Switching from British-bred beef and lamb to imported meat substitutes such as tofu increases the need for cultivated land

It is a claim that could put a dent in the green credentials of vegetarians: Meat-free diets can be bad for the planet.

Environmental activists and vegetarians have long taken pleasure in telling those who enjoy a steak that livestock farming is a major source of harmful greenhouse gases.

 

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The COVID Climate Myth

So too is evolution a myth, by the way--It's not about science-It's about the politics of state-control


'Global warming is a religion, not a science'

image from encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.comLike evolution, global warming is not science, but a pagan inspired religion of mother earth worship. Don't be fooled, both pseudo-scioences are in fact a carefully crafted plot to take away your freedoms and to enslave you to a Satan led world government.

Sky News host Andrew Bolt has hit out at the Opposition, arguing that everything about 'Labor's global warming policy is a con' as thousands rally around the world calling for climate change action. Mr Bolt says global warming 'is a religion, not a science' and insists climate protestors are just repeating 'the old religious cry of repent, for the end of the world is nigh'.

The remarks come as several large scale climate change protests take place around the globe. Former Greens leader Bob Brown is taking part in an anti-Adani convoy up Australia's east coast, while thousands of Extinction Rebellion activists rallying in London, causing disruptions and closing down parts of the city since demonstrations began on April 15. The Sky News host has labelled Labor leader Bill Shorten a fake trying to fix 'a fake climate crisis' with his own 'idiotic global warming plans'.

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The Biggest Global Warming Lie NOW EXPOSED!

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shannon Eubanks pulls herself out from the Arctic Ocean during ice-rescue training Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, about 715 miles north of Barrow, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by NyxoLyno Cangemi)

Less than 10 years remain before the oft-claimed "tipping point" for the planet, but sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is the highest it's been in nine years, increasing more than 30% from last year, while the Antarctic's level is well above normal.

He noted the Arctic Ocean gained a record amount of sea ice during the first week of September.

"Most years the Arctic loses ice, but this year ice extent has increased" more than 77,000 square miles, he wrote on Twitter, adding the news likely would not be reported by CNN, BBC News or the New York Times.

Meanwhile, the sea melt this summer was the lowest in 15 years, and the expanse of Antarctic sea is well above average.

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Physicist to Tucker Carlson: Climate change is 'fiction of the media,' not an 'existential threat'

Global Warming, like the fairy tale of evolution is JUNK SCIENCE pushed by COMMUNIST to destroy our belief in God!

Climate hoax

Democrats and their media lapdogs are rabidly hyping the bogus narrative that climate change is an imminent "existential threat" to mankind as part of a cynical move to promote left-wing agendas.

That's the takeaway from a Fox News interview with physicist Steven Koonin, who offered scientific support to those who believe grifting climate alarmists are flippantly weaponizing this sham talking point to enrich and empower themselves.

"It’s a fiction of the media and the politicians who like to promote that notion," Koonin said on Fox Nation’s "Tucker Carlson Today."


What Happened to Global Warming? Scientist now predict deep freeze!

The Plain Truth is the earth has been cooling for decades!  Global warming is ACTUALLY GOOD, as crops grow better to feed more. Cooling is a real threat. The earth goes through natural cooling and warming phases, and that's The Plain Truth!  It has nothing to do with man, it's God's plan!

Climate change has weakened the Gulf Stream System 'close to tipping point'

Known formally as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), it is the driving force which brings warm water from the Gulf of Mexico up to the UK. Experts warn that by the end of the century it could be so weak it reaches a tipping point which would result in devastating weather conditions across the world.


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Jeff Bezos jets off to Cabo with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez for Valentine's Day

Jeff Bezos has been spotted landing in Cabo San Lucas with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez for a romantic Valentine's getaway following his announcement that he would step down as the CEO of Amazon.  Bezos, 57, and Sanchez, 51, arrived at the luxurious Mexican vacation spot in a private jet on Friday, and were quickly whisked away by a waiting limousine to begin their weekend retreat. It was the first time the lovebirds had been spotted together since Bezos announced on February 2 that he would hand over the day-to-day management of Amazon to longtime company executive Andy Jassy by the end of this year.


New Michael Moore movie spanks Al Gore and destroys common enviro-narrative

[Editor's note: This story originally was published by the Daily Caller News Foundation.]

By Chris White
Daily Caller News Foundation

Michael Moore rolled out a new film Tuesday ahead of Earth Day that blasts former Vice President Al Gore and other celebrity environmentalists for supposedly being coopted by the fossil fuel industry. The film also deconstructs the idea that green energy can save the Earth.

The film titled "Planet of the Humans" crafts a contrarian narrative, stating that many of the sustainable energy products environmentalists argue are needed to stifle global warming are themselves heavily reliant on fossil fuels. Environmentalist documentarian Jeff Gibbs directed the movie while Oscar award-winning documentarian Moore executive produced the feature.

Gibbs spent the bulk of the film, which Moore uploaded free on YouTube Wednesday, laying out why he believes humans, not fossil fuels, are likely the bane of Earth's existence.

"Green energy is not going to save us," Gibbs noted in the film before focusing his ire on environmentalists Bill McKibben, Van Jones, and Robert F. Kennedy, and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, all of whom push for a combination of solar panels, nuclear or wind power to replace oil production.

McKibben is dismissing Gibbs' claims that he is beholden to billionaire funders.

"I don't understand the reasoning behind these particular attacks; when I first heard rumors of them last summer I wrote the producer and director to set the record straight, and never heard back from them," he wrote in a statement posted on 350.org's website. McKibben co-founded the group in 2007.

The film also describes McKibben as a supporter of biomass, which Moore and Gibbs argue gives off large amounts of carbon. McKibben said in the statement that he once supported that form of energy until learning that biomass produces the kind of pollutants that he opposes.

Gibbs argues that solar and wind energy parts and electric cars rely too heavily on electricity generated from coal, natural gas, and other petroleum products to produce them.

In addition, some of the key components of an EV rely on exotic, complex, "rare earth" minerals such as graphite, cobalt, and lithium, which are produced in countries with lax environmental regulator systems. Many of the workers and people who mine these products suffer from health problems from the mines.

Lithium is a rare metal, making it difficult and time-consuming to discover and produce. Mining it results in staggeringly negative side effects for both the environment and those producing the metals that will eventually go into making products from the likes of automaker Tesla.

Moore noted the problems with producing solar panels and wind turbines during an interview Wednesday with Reuters.

"I assumed solar panels would last for ever. I didn't know what went into the making of them," Moore said, referring to quartz and the petroleum products needed to manufacture the panels.

"The takeover of the environmental movement by capitalism is now complete," Gibbs said at one point in the film that included video images of Gore laughing with billionaire business tycoon Richard Branson, who famously pledged in 2006 to divert $3 billion in profits from Virgin Airlines to develop an alternative energy source. He made the pledge after a meeting that year with Gore.

The film also splices together video clips of Gore defending his decision in 2013 to sell his liberal news network, Current TV, to Al Jazeera, which is bankrolled by oil-rich Qatari.

Neither Gore nor McKibben have responded to the Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment about Gibbs and Moore's characterization of the environmental movement. Gibbs concluded the film with a dire message: "We humans must accept that infinite growth on a finite planet is suicide. We must accept that our human presence is far beyond sustainability."

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Greta meets her match- Germany Teen blast Global Warming Hype

German teenage climate change denier Naomi Seibt, 19, known as the 'anti-Greta' will speak

Naomi Seibt, a 19-year-old German YouTube 'influencer' claims to promote 'climate realism' over 'climate alarmism' on YouTube. She will be speaking at CPAC in Washington D.C. this week and join a libertarian think tank and lobbying group that promotes climate change skepticism. Seibt joined the Heartland Institute's Center on Climate and Environmental Policy in February in order to spread her message. The Heartland Institute is one of the most notorious climate change denial groups in the United States. She has been described as a climate-skeptic answer to Greta Thunberg, 17, the environmental activist from Sweden who inspired international climate protests. Thunberg was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year and has become the face for youth climate action.


Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car

This is the Plain Truth about the global warming libs and their religion of global warming  - THEY ARE EVIL!

Picking through a mountain of huge rocks with his tiny bare hands, the exhausted little boy makes a pitiful sight.

His name is Dorsen and he is one of an army of children, some just four years old, working in the vast polluted mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where toxic red dust burns their eyes, and they run the risk of skin disease and a deadly lung condition. Here, for a wage of just 8p a day, the children are made to check the rocks for the tell-tale chocolate-brown streaks of cobalt – the prized ingredient essential for the batteries that power electric cars.

And it’s feared that thousands more children could be about to be dragged into this hellish daily existence – after the historic pledge made by Britain to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040 and switch to electric vehicles.

Eight-year-old Dorsen is pictured cowering beneath the raised hand of an overseer who warns him not to spill a rock


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4764208/Child-miners-aged-four-living-hell-Earth.html#ixzz4oyreRj1P


Der Spiegel 1974 – New Ice Age Approaching. Odds Of A Warm Future “At Best 1 in 10,000″

By P Gosselin 

Der Spiegel warned of a coming ice age in 1974. 10,000 to 1 odds against warming. (Photo source: Wikipedia)

An increased frequency in extreme weather events, a cooling North Atlantic, and growing Arctic sea ice were viewed as signs of climate change. The odds of a warmer climate in the future, according to one scientist, were “at best 1 in 10,000″ (see below). That’s what Der Spiegel wrote about in a 3700-word article back in 1974, warning the world of a coming ice age.

Hat tip: oekowatch.org.

In that issue Der Spiegel described a series of ”weather extremes” occurring all over the world, claiming they were unmistakable signs of a climate change to cooling: deluges of rain in West Germany, severe thunderstorms that uprooted trees and blew off roofs in Berlin, the worst storm in 100 years devastating much of Lower Saxony, hurricane Agnes inflicting 3 billion dollars in damage, floods in Japan and Peru, temperatures in Argentina, India and South Africa dropping to their lowest levels in 300 years.

Back in 1974, in its introduction, Der Spiegel wrote:

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What the Weather Channel and MSM don't admit-Hurricanes have been worse in the past

Don't believe the hype about Climate change, global warming, and the deadliness hurricane garbage that you are assaulted with daily in the media.  Take a look....  Also remember before the 1960's we didn't even have satellites and ways to measure some storms, and we didn't have 10 million people in harm's way building on ocean beaches. Remember that thing about 'building your houses on sand?"  Jesus knew what would happen 2,000 years ago!

The 30 Deadliest US Hurricanes / Tropical Cyclones (1851 - 2006)

Rank Name Year Category Deaths
1. Great Galveston Hurricane (TX) 1900 4 8000
2. FL (Lake Okeechobee) 1928 4 2500
3. Katrina (LA/MS/FL/GA/AL) 2005 3 1200
4. Cheniere Caminanda (LA) 1893 4 1100-1400
5. Sea Islands (SC/GA) 1893 3 1000-2000
6. GA/SC 1881 2 700
7. Audrey (SW LA/N TX) 1957 4 416
8. Great Labor Day Hurricane (FL Keys) 1935 5 408
9. Last Island (LA) 1856 4 400
10. Miami Hurricane (FL/MS/AL/Pensacola) 1926 4 372
11. LA (Grand Isle) 1909 4 350
12. FL (Keys)/S. TX 1919 4 287#
13.. LA (New Orleans) 1915 4 275
13. TX (Galveston) 1915 4 275
15. Camille (MS/LA) 1969 5 256
15.. New England 1938 3* 256
17. Diane (NE U.S.) 1955 1 184
18. GA, SC, NC 1898 4 179
19. TX 1875 3 176
20. SE FL 1906 2 164
21. Indianola (TX) 1886 4 150
22. MS/AL/Pensacola 1906 3 134
23. FL, GA, SC 1896 3 130
24. Agnes (NE U.S.) 1972 1 122
25. Hazel (SC/NC) 1954 4* 95
26. Betsy (SE FL/SE LA) 1965 3 75
27. Great Atlantic Hurricane 1944 3* 64@
28. Carol (NE U.S.) 1954 3* 60
29. Floyd (NC) 1999 4 56
30. NC 1883 2 53
ADDENDUM (Not U.S. Mainland Atlantic Coast):
2. San Ciriaco (Puerto Rico) 1899 3 3369
6. San Narcico (Puerto Rico, V.I.) 1867 3 811
6. San Lorenzo (Puerto Rico) 1852 1 800
12. San Felipe (Puerto Rico) 1928 5 312
17. U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico 1932 2 225
25. Donna (St. Thomas, VI) 1960 4 107
25. San Gil (Puerto Rico) 1888 1 100
# - Over 500 of these lost on ships at sea; 600-900 estimated deaths.
* - Moving more than 30 miles an hour.
@ - Some 344 of these lost on ships at sea.
& - Only of Tropical Storm intensity.

Source: The Deadliest, Costliest, and Most Intense United States Tropical Cyclones From 1851 to 2006, updated April, 2007.

More Information: The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

National Hurricane Center Publication: The Deadliest Atlantic Tropical Cyclones, 1492 - 1996


How much physical coal is required to produce enough electricity to power the average electric vehicle

Michael Barnard
Michael Barnard, Low-carbon Innovation Strategist
Originally Answered: How much physical coal is required to produce enough electricity to power the average electric vehicle (tesla, volt, etc) for 300 miles?

First off, the standard statement: no grid is 100% coal generation and pretty much all new demand these days reduces the percentage of coal generation on a grid.

That said, let's break it down:

  • A 2012 Tesla Model S with the 85 KWH battery pack has an EPA rated range of 265 miles. Tesla Model S
  • Very little math tells us that 300 miles would require about 96 KWH.
  • "Since coal has a heat value of 20,000 kJ/kg, for producing one KWH we require (10765 / 20000) 0.538 kg of coal. " How to Calculate the Coal Quantity Used in a Power Plant
  • 96 KWH would require, once again through simple math, just under 52 KG of coal or about 114 pounds of coal.
  • Fortuitously, coal often comes in 50 kg sacks, allowing us to find a picture of someone carrying one for scale.

Mokete Phoka, 20-year-old, delivers a 50kg bag of coal in Soweto 17...

  • For comparison, gasoline weighs 2.83 kg or 6.25 lbs per US gallon, so 20 gallons would weigh about 57 kg or 125 pounds, slightly more than the coal. Of course, that's assuming a car that gets 15 miles per gallon which kind of sucks. Volume to Weight conversion Here's a guy filling up a bunch of five gallon cans with gas in preparation for a hurricane for comparison.

 

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Nature magazine yanks global-warming study for 'systematic errors'

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Nature magazine has retracted a study on so-called "global warming" that claimed humans were creating warming in the oceans.

"Climatology is littered with examples of bad statistics, going back to the infamous Hockey Stick graph and beyond," explained Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Forum. "Peer review is failing and it is falling to amateurs to find the errors. Scientists in the field should be embarrassed."

Authors of the study were R.F. Keeling, Y. Eddebbar and M.K. Brooks of Scripps Institution of Oceanography; R. Wang of China; L. Bopp of Paris; M.C. Long of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado; J.P. Dunne of NOAA; and W. Koeve and A. Oschlies of Germany.     MORE


Absolute PROOF that hurricanes are not caused by man made carbon or anything else we do!

Bob Barney

I am sick of the nonsense that the Democrats, most media figures and FAKE SCIENTIST spew to the American public about global warming... IT IS A LIE. They know it's a lie, but this is Satan's way of making you give up your freedom and surrender to him and his minions, and rejecting God in the process! It's about time that the American people wake up to the coming authoritarian rule that the Democrats want to bring to America. Under the guise of "climate change" these Democrats, and many Republicans too, want to take away your God given, constitutional rights.  They want to dictate to you what to think and where you go and what you can do.  WE ARE AT WAR, and the Democrats want most of you DEAD!   Do not be stupid.

CNN says hurricanes are because of global warming.  Read the graph below to see that they are LYING!  And by the way, when the talk about the damage today, they don't have a clue of the thousands of AMERICANS killed each year before modern satellites.

Take a look for yourselves- open your eyes! A note:  Up until the 1930's we did not have accurate wind readings.  So many hurricanes were underreported and not even known!  The #'s before them may be even HIGHER!   Wind speeds defiantly were

Atlantic Hurricane Numbers By Year: 1851-2017

Year Named Storms Hurricanes Major
Hurricanes
1851 6 3 1
1852 5 5 1
1853 8 4 2
1854 5 3 1
1855 5 4 1
1856 6 4 2
1857 4 3 0
1858 6 6 0
1859 8 7 1
1860 7 6 1
1861 8 6 0
1862 6 3 0
1863 9 5 0
1864 5 3 0
1865 7 3 0
1866 7 6 1
1867 9 7 1
1868 4 3 0
1869 10 7 1
1870 11 10 2
1871 8 6 2
1872 5 4 0
1873 5 3 2
1874 7 4 0
1875 6 5 1
1876 5 4 2
1877 8 3 1
1878 12 10 2
1879 8 6 2
1880 11 9 2
1881 7 4 0
1882 6 4 2
1883 4 3 2
1884 4 4 1
1885 8 6 0
1886 12 10 4
1887 19 11 2
1888 9 6 2
1889 9 6 0
1890 4 2 1
1891 10 7 1
1892 9 5 0
1893 12 10 5
1894 7 5 4
1895 6 2 0
1896 7 6 2
1897 6 3 0
1898 11 5 1
1899 10 5 2
1900 7 3 2
1901 13 6 0
1902 5 3 0
1903 10 7 1
1904 6 4 0
1905 5 1 1
1906 11 6 3
1907 5 0 0
1908 10 6 1
1909 12 6 4
1910 5 3 1
1911 6 3 0
1912 7 4 1
1913 6 4 0
1914 1 0 0
1915 6 5 3
1916 15 10 5
1917 4 2 2
1918 6 4 1
1919 5 2 1
1920 5 4 0
1921 7 5 2
1922 5 3 1
1923 9 4 1
1924 11 5 2
1925 4 1 0
1926 11 8 6
1927 8 4 1
1928 6 4 1
1929 5 3 1
1930 3 2 2
1931 13 3 1
1932 15 6 4
1933 20 11 6
1934 13 7 1
1935 8 5 3
1936 17 7 1
1937 11 4 1
1938 9 4 2
1939 6 3 1
1940 9 6 0
1941 6 4 3
1942 11 4 1
1943 10 5 2
1944 14 8 3
1945 11 5 2
1946 6 3 1
1947 9 5 2
1948 9 6 4
1949 13 7 3
1950 13 11 8
1951 10 8 5
1952 7 6 3
1953 14 6 4
1954 11 8 2
1955 12 9 6
1956 8 4 2
1957 8 3 2
1958 10 7 5
1959 11 7 2
1960 7 4 2
1961 11 8 7
1962 5 3 1
1963 9 7 2
1964 12 6 6
1965 6 4 1
1966 11 7 3
1967 8 6 1
1968 8 4 0
1969 18 12 5
1970 10 5 2
1971 13 6 1
1972 7 3 0
1973 8 4 1
1974 11 4 2
1975 9 6 3
1976 10 6 2
1977 6 5 1
1978 12 5 2
1979 9 5 2
1980 11 9 2
1981 12 7 3
1982 6 2 1
1983 4 3 1
1984 13 5 1
1985 11 7 3
1986 6 4 0
1987 7 3 1
1988 12 5 3
1989 11 7 2
1990 14 8 1
1991 8 4 2
1992 7 4 1
1993 8 4 1
1994 7 3 0
1995 19 11 5
1996 13 9 6
1997 8 3 1
1998 14 10 3
1999 12 8 5
2000 15 8 3
2001 15 9 4
2002 12 4 2
2003 16 7 3
2004 15 9 6
2005 28 15 7
2006 10 5 2
2007 15 6 2
2008 16 8 5
2009 9 3 2
2010 19 12 5
2011 19 7 4
2012 19 10 2
2013 14 2 0
2014 8 6 2
2015 11 4 2
2016 15 7 4
2017 17 10 6
 
Average
1981-2010
12 6.5 2
Named Storms = Tropical Storms, Hurricanes and Subtropical Storms
Hurricanes = Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale 1 to 5
Major Hurricanes = Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale 3, 4, or 5
Original Data is from
The Deadliest, Costliest, and Most Intense United States Hurricanes 1900-2000
[Revised and expanded 2018]

Global Warming or Bad Data? Garbage in...

SOURCE and Complete Article

Climate hoax
Al Gore likes to say that the science of climate change is “settled.” But of course, science, almost by definition, is never settled.

And climate science has always suffered from the problem of shaky and missing data. Seventy percent of the globe is covered by ocean, where data is hard to collect. Reliable weather records only go back to about 1850 and, in many parts of the world, are far more recent. Modern recording weather stations date only to the early 20th century.

And many of those stations have a big problem. While they haven’t changed appreciably over the years, the land around them has changed, often profoundly, with the great growth in urban and suburban areas. The weather station that was put, say, in the middle of a Nassau County, Long Island, potato field in 1923 is still in the same spot. But the potatoes are long gone, and now it’s behind a strip mall, twenty feet from the kitchen exhaust fan of a Chinese take-out joint.

A study by meteorologist Anthony Watts found that almost 90 percent of the 1221 weather stations in the U.S. did not meet the National Weather Service’s setting standards, which requires that they be at least 100 feet from any artificial heat source or radiating surface. You can see some of the most egregious violators here. To deal with this defective information, climate scientists, have “adjusted” the data to solve this problem. Invariably, these adjustments have made earlier data show lower temperatures, and recent data show higher ones.

To develop reliable data, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) placed 114 state-of-the-art weather stations relatively evenly spaced about the lower 48 states. They were carefully sited to be away from urban areas, which are heat islands, airports, which can be affected by jet exhaust, etc.

The system became operative in 2005. Now, realclearenergy.com is reporting that there has been no increase in average temperatures in the continental United States over the last 14 years, as measured by these new stations. If anything, overall temperatures are slightly cooler than they were.

One big reason for this lack of warming is surely the explosion in U.S. natural gas production, thanks to fracking. The U.S. is now, by far, the number-one producer of natural gas, producing 90 billion cubic feet a day, 25 percent more than second-place Russia. This has brought the price of natural gas to its lowest point in 20 years, which has resulted in a big shift from producing power by burning coal to burning natural gas, which produces 50 percent less carbon dioxide. (The shale gas revolution has vast geopolitical implications, of course, as well as climatic ones.)

As a result, the U.S. CO2 emissions are down to where they were in 1985–a third of a century ago, when the GDP was half what it is now in inflation-adjusted terms, and the population was smaller by a quarter. No other industrialized country has come anywhere close to reducing their emissions by so much.


Amazon Fires – A Big, Fat Nothingburger of a #FakeNews Scare Story

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All this week, the mainstream media have been trying to scare you with heartrending tales of burning Amazonia — a conflagration the like of which we have never seen before. Supposedly…

A Washington Post story headlined ‘Bolsonaro, Trump, and the nationalists ignoring climate disaster’ quotes Vitor Gomes, an environmental scientist at the Federal University of Para:

“I cannot remember any other big fire episode like this one.”

According to the BBC:

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of fires this year, new space agency data suggests.

The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) said its satellite data showed an 84% increase on the same period in 2018.

According to NPR:  "Disaster Looms!"

But almost everything you have read or heard about the Amazon fires in the mainstream media is #FakeNews.

Like so many of the environmental scare stories which grip the world’s media periodically, it is a panic which has been deliberately and cynically stoked by left-leaning eco-activist groups for a number of purposes:

  1. To generate public hysteria in order to precipitate expensive and unnecessary government action which no sober cost benefit analysis could ever justify
  2. To raise ‘awareness’ — and, by extension, money — for the green cause
  3. To discredit conservatives, especially those who are properly sceptical of the green agenda, such as President Trump and his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro
  4. To reinforce in the popular imagination the notion that economic growth and expressions of national sovereignty — in this case the interests of Brazilian farmers — are intrinsically bad for the environment
  5. To promulgate the common received idea that the Amazon is the ‘lungs of the planet’ and therefore sacrosanct and inviolable in much the same manner as polar bears, glaciers, Pacific islands, the Great Barrier Reef, etc.
  6. To lend false credibility to the global left’s claim that the planet is experiencing a #ClimateEmergency
  7. To invoke the spectre of the Green New Deal and, by extension, to rain on the parade of Trump 2020
  8. To exploit the mainstream media’s insatiable demand for environmental scare stories, especially in the August “silly season” when there’s a shortage of real news

Here is the truth about the Amazon fires:   Read the story here

UPDATE: Brazil to France on Amazon Fire: ‘Colonialist’ Macron Couldn’t Even Save Notre Dame