Clive Best


Joanne Nova

Climate Scepticism

  • Climategate 2 Anniversary
    by Paul Matthews on 22 november 2021 at 14:29

    “I think, that “our” reaction on the errors found in Mike Mann’s work were not especially honest.” – Douglas Maraun, UEA. Today is the tenth anniversary of “Climategate 2”. On 22 […]

Energy Matters

  • Drone Strike on Saudi Arabia Knocks out 5% of...
    by Euan Mearns on 17 september 2019 at 20:46

    On Saturday 14 September the Abqaiq oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia were hit by an air borne attack assumed to be a drone. Abqaiq lies to the NE of Ghawar, the world's largest oil field and […]

Jennifer Marohasy

  • The Fact Check Ruse – Part 5: John Brewer Reef...
    by jennifer on 16 augustus 2022 at 00:10

    We all extrapolate from the specific to the general; it is how we learn to function in the world. It is also how we can get things very wrong. A black swan, for example, is often used to describe an […]

Living on the Real World

  • Bootstrap World: the Climb-out.
    by William Hooke on 4 augustus 2022 at 12:00

    [note added: John Plodinec has provided a quick yet quintessentially thoughtful response to this post. There’s much to like. I encourage readers to consider and reflect on what he’s had to say.] […]

Ron Clutz

  • Perils of Everything Electrified
    by Ron Clutz on 17 augustus 2022 at 14:19

    Mark Krebs exposes the unreality of the current drive to electrify everything, including vehicles and home heating. His Master Resource article is All-Electric Forcing in the “Inflation Reduction […]

Warwick Hughes

Climate Resistance

David Appell

  • Desperate Junk
    by David Appell on 8 april 2022 at 03:07

    12-fold:NY Times: "The cost to ship a container of goods from Asia to the U.S. West Coast inched up to $16,353 as of last Friday, before the latest coronavirus restrictions took effect, from $16,155 […]


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And Then There’s Physics

  • Considering Catastrophe
    by ...and Then There's Physics on 9 augustus 2022 at 06:04

    There’s been quite a lot of recent coverage of a paper suggesting that climate endgames, such as global societal collapse or human extinction, have been dangerously unexplored. For those who recall […]

Water Techbyrie

Hockey Schtick

Our Changing Climate

  • AUC student blog: 1.5 to stay alive
    by Bart Verheggen on 29 april 2022 at 20:57

    For the past few years I’ve assigned students to write a blog post as part of the theme course “Energy, Climate and Sustainability” at Amsterdam University College (AUC). Check out the blog at […]