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  • Republicans in the US House of Representatives are currently trying to get a grip on one small part of the Washington bureaucracy by trying to get the National Science Foundation to concentrate on funding useful science...
  • Solving the Uruguay mystery Fri, 4 Dec 15, 9:00am
    According to Wikipedia, in 2013, Uruguay had 10MW of wind power capacity out of a total electricity generating capacity of 2337MW. That's 0.4%. Fully 1538MW or 66% was hydro. It suggests wind as a percentage of generating...
  • Oz Met Office hacked Wed, 2 Dec 15, 10:45pm
    The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has apparently been hacked.
  • Hugo's howler, Harrabin's howler Thu, 26 Nov 15, 9:31pm
    The Spectator doesn't do a great deal on the climate front, but when it does, it does it very well. At the moment they have a long piece (£, but you may get a free look) by David Rose on Judy Curry, which although containing...
  • Greenpeace banned Sat, 7 Nov 15, 2:05am
    The latest from the subcontinent is that Prime Minister Modi has finally decided that enough is enough and has banned Greenpeace for good:
  • The authorities in South Australia have been pretty right on in terms of their devotion to the green cause, and the state has been in the forefront of efforts to increase renewables' share of electricity generation...
  • Turnbull's not for turning? Mon, 14 Sep 15, 11:50pm
    It's all go on the political front. While attention here has been focused on Jeremy Corbyn, in Australia, staunch sceptic Tony Abbott has been ousted by the considerably more eco-emollient Malcolm Turnbull, news that has...
  • It's hot in parts of Eastern Europe at the moment - this happens in summertime I believe - and so people are switching on the airconditioning in droves.
  • A dampish squib Tue, 4 Aug 15, 6:33pm
    So President Obama has a new climate plan out and his fans in the BBC are getting very excited about it. The main thing seems to be a requirement for states to formulate climate plans, but not for a while. There is an even...
  • Spanish fail to fly Tue, 28 Jul 15, 10:35pm
    Interesting news from Spain, where it has been revealed that the country has failed to install a single megawatt of wind power capacity in the last six months...
  • Silent economics Mon, 16 Mar 15, 11:30pm
    Gavin Schmidt, a climate scientist at NASA's Goddard Institute, is up in arms today about an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by the Conservative peer Matt Ridley...
  • The FT reports that carbon dioxide emissions remained steady in 2014, despite the global economy having continued to expand.
  • French sceptics group launches Sat, 28 Feb 15, 3:44am
    Not much to go on in the English language as yet, but I gather that a French sceptics group, l'Association Francophone des Climato-optimistes (AFCO) has been launched...
  • Ecoterrorism in Canada Thu, 19 Feb 15, 1:33am
    Via GWPF, we learn that Canadian police are worried about violent extremists in the environmental movement:
  • Via Instapundit comes an article from the Washington Free Beacon which reports that money is being funnelled to anti-fracking activists by a mysterious company in Bermuda with links to the Russian oil business:
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