By John Droz Jr. – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project
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Which Trends? Last week’s TWTW may have given a wrong impression to some readers. In discussing the estimate by Christy, et al., of the rate of warming of the bulk atmosphere over the past 38 years of 0.10 ± 0.03°C per decade, the rate of warming was used to project the warming from a doubling of CO2. Not emphasized sufficiently strongly is that the projection embodies the highly speculative assumption that the rate will continue for about two centuries. Most assuredly, it will not.
By James Temple – Re-Blogged From MIT Technology Review
growing number of US cities and states have proposed or even passed legislation that would require producing all electricity from renewable energy sources like solar and wind within a few decades.
That might sound like a great idea. But a growing body of evidence shows it’s not.
By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
Newsweek is worried that Republicans are becoming more climate skeptic.
UNDER TRUMP, FEWER REPUBLICANS THINK GLOBAL WARMING IS CAUSED BY HUMANS
BY TIM MARCIN ON 3/28/18 AT 2:06 PM
More than a full year into the Donald Trump experience, Republicans have grown more skeptical about climate change compared with the year prior, according to new polling data from Gallup released on Wednesday.
By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
From the “when the going gets tough, renewables can’t cut it” department. Wind power generation actually dropped 5% during this period
From the Daily Caller: Coal-fired power plants kept the lights on for millions of Americans during January’s bomb cyclone, according to an Energy Department report warning future plant retirements could imperil grid security.