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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

UN climate summit scores high on passion

WASHINGTON STATE: Anti-Islam protester outside mosque bashed by ignorant Muslim apologist

Dike Bursts: Tech Giants Flee Climate Denying Koch Front – “They’re just literally lying”.

Koch-funded Reason Magazine Amazed By Reasonable Answers From Climate Activists

Exposing the Climate Change Hoax

Will Greenland's ice sheet slide into the sea?

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Millennial Cult of Global Warming

Filipino Climate Bonds, Here We Come

Tax Carbon Consumption: Europe’s Best Environmental Strategy

Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility - In One Pie Chart

Surveys of scientists' views on climate change

Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature

ALEC Politicians


Take Notes, Mr. Steyn

The Monckton Files: Hypocrisplosion, Islamophobe Style

ALEC tries to prove it’s not lying about climate change, fails miserably

Fracking is the answer to global warming The greens hate it even though it has reduced dreaded greenhouse gases

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Obama: Nobody has 'Free Pass' on Climate

These Celebrities Are Really Concerned About the Climate (When They Don’t Need to Fly on Private Jets)

The implications for climate sensitivity of AR5 forcing and heat uptake estimates

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart gloriously schools GOP on climate change

Competitive Enterprise Institute

SOS Tidal Wave! (video)

Our Planet is Under the Weather

Fox News ‘expert’: Climate change scientists are living in a “fantasy world”

Climate Sensitivity Single Study Syndrome, Nic Lewis Edition

Judith Curry

How Expert is Arctic Climate Expert Judith Curry?

Lewis and Curry: Climate sensitivity uncertainty

Dispatch from a desperate planet: Historic Climate Summit leaves terrifying questions unresolved


Monday, September 22, 2014

Less Wind May Change Predator-prey Balance

Why China and India’s Leaders Won’t Be Attending the U.N. Climate Summit

UN climate change: 1000 scientists say no

The spectacle of global warming: Much theater, little policy

The Wall Street Journal Trots Out a Former Chief Scientist for BP to Argue Against Action on Climate Change

Taxpayer-Funded Global Warming Musical Bombs, Closes After Only 3 Weeks…

Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

Climate change skeptics call out marchers’ ‘hypocrisies’

Friday, September 19, 2014

Antarctic ice at record-high growth, Arctic continues to lose

Actual Headline: “Global warming likely to cause colder and snowier winters, scientists say”

The Economic Costs of Climate Change

11 billion people by 2100? Solving the world’s problems just got a lot harder than we thought

Paul Krugman has good news: “Climate despair is all wrong” The New York Times columnist continues to argue that stopping climate change won't be as hard as we think

Boycotting the U.N. climate summit Awareness grows that faulty science would keep millions in the dark

The Case against Climate Change Policies that Hurt the Poor

Watch Obama’s Top Science Advisor Repeatedly Shut Down Climate Deniers At House Climate Hearing

Monday, September 8, 2014


Is there a scientific consensus on global warming?

The warming consensus and its critics

Global warming predictions prove accurate

Cooking stove use, housing associations, white males, and the 97%

Ignore climate consensus studies based on random people rating journal article abstracts.

“There’s no debate”: 97 experts explain the scientific consensus on climate change

DA drops charges against anti-coal activists, says he’ll see them at the Climate March

Rand Paul’s climate idiocy: How his political games could now hurt the planet

Report: No ‘Global Warming’ For 215 Months

What Is the Antarctic Volcanoes Project?

It's too bad the current brouhaha about CO2 is so narrowly focused. So what if a higher concentration in the atmosphere raises global average temps? If higher temps were accompanied by increased atmospheric moisture, it would even out around the world and turn it into a paradise planet, greening the deserts so that the teeming billions could be fed. Cold temperatures are inimical to life, not a goal of life.

Too bad, it might take a lot more CO2 than you think to really change the global weather. Why do they call CO2 greenhouse gas? Because plants breathe it, and they pump it into greenhouses to help them grow and thrive. Polar regions and deserts look good in postcards, but who wants to live there. Meanwhile global pop. is zooming, so obviously the real answer is to pump more CO2 and water vapor into the atmosphere to turn the Earth into a greenhouse, turning deserts both hot and cold into lush green crop-growing regions like 35 million years ago when the avg. global temp was 88F and the CO2 level was 1K parts per million (vs. 390 PPM today). So what if we lose some desert polar regions and even some yummy coastline, the adjustments will be inconvenient but temporary, but I prefer shirt-sleeve weather to Frosty the Snowman. How many arctic animals can't adapt to a warmer climate? What animal needs to live in ice and snow and wouldn't like a vacation to Tahiti? They can lose the fat, hair or feathers.

The real question is can we make and keep the global CO2/H20 levels high enough, and for how long? Sooner or later mass global starvation will become unstoppable if world pop. keeps climbing, and this is the way to forestall it, if we act soon enough. Don't give me them Malthusian objections, give me some CO2/H20 solutions. I like a paradise Earth in the possibility window.

So, while the world is debating the horrors, extent or lack thereof of global warming caused by CO2, let's engineer the CO2/H20 solution to making the Earth a warm temperate planet from pole to pole with no deserts or ice wastelands, allowing vastly more food to be grown and turning poor nations rich. I DON'T mean a planet with wild swings between super-hot summers and super-cold winters, but one that is warmer than now everywhere, but moister and greener, with a giant network of plantlife helping to avoid extremes. Since CO2 and water vapor are the keys, and the paltry amounts in the atmosphere need to be increased as soon as possible to turn deserts green and get the warming process off to a good start, but the new levels have to be maintained permanently, I'm looking to remote Antarctica (which is really a sea) as the most promising source for unlimited CO2 and water vapor generation, given that noxious emissions (sulfur dioxide, etc.) can be controlled.

This blog is for posting news on the world climate situation, scientific and political, along with my own articles. I'm sure it will start out with hardly any interest or followers, but I'm hoping that it will attract the smartest people eventually and in the end I hope for a global consensus that if it can be done it must be done.

So what is the Antarctic Volcanoes Project? My working idea is that an international effort to reactivate as many volcanoes in Antarctica as possible in an ideal location for distributing the CO2/H20 will produce the best and most cost-effective results. Sorry, one-worlders, it won't give you a license to override and control any country's economy, but if your country is suffering from lack of food you will be too busy expanding farming to care. Hence until I think of or hear about a better way to increase world CO2/H20 levels, this is my pet project. If you are a scientist, please climb aboard my AVP Express and let's make it happen.

It Would Be Funny If It Were's So Sad

It would be funny it weren't so sad, but when the scientists say "greenhouse gas" they are using a malaprop. It should be greenhouse GLASS, because that's why a greenhouse stays warm, by glass walls stopping convection of air and trapping heat. Yes, CO2 is pumped into greenhouses, but not for heating purposes, only to help plants BREATHE. So the whole sucker's game of "greenhouse gas" must truly be for the purpose of stopping more vegetation from growing and feeding the teeming billions. Is that their true goal?

Jan. 14, 2011. Good article on CO2 levels and global temps 30-40 million years ago

Aug. 31, 2011. Giant pipe and balloon to pump water into the sky in climate experiment

May 31, 2013. Scientists find that higher CO2 levels green arid regions

Mar. 30, 2015. Higher atmospheric CO2 levels causing boom in vegetation

Aug. 15, 2017. Scientists find 91 new volcanoes miles beneath Antarctica's thick ice sheet

T.L. Winslow (TLW)

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