Food Prices and Ethanol Mandates

By Andy May This post is a follow up to my previous post on biofuels, here we discuss the impact of biofuels on food prices in more detail. Ethanol has been produced in large quantities in the United States for fuel since 1978. That was the year the Congress passed the Energy Tax Act (TynerContinue reading “Food Prices and Ethanol Mandates”

Polar Push and Pull

Guest post by Renee Hannon IntroductionThis post examines regional temperature reconstructions during the past several thousand years relative to different baselines and the responses of end member deviants, the Arctic and Antarctic polar extremes. And it’s a quite interesting tug of war.

Key documents in the Exxon-Mobil lawsuit by state Attorneys General

By Andy May A reader has pointed out that many of the links in my 2016 post on the Exxon-Mobil Climate Papers are busted. This means that the documents have been removed from the internet or moved to another location. I had copies of many of the documents on my hard drive, so I’ve uploadedContinue reading “Key documents in the Exxon-Mobil lawsuit by state Attorneys General”

Steve Milloy wins against Exxon with SEC

By Andy May h/t Willie Soon Steve Milloy is the publisher of and trained as a lawyer and biostatistician. He was “lauded” as one of the top ten “climate deniers” by George Monbiot at the Guardian. Milloy has filed a shareholder proposal with Exxon-Mobil insisting that they account for their “greenwashing” activities that areContinue reading “Steve Milloy wins against Exxon with SEC”

How much human-caused global warming should we expect?

By Andy May OMG! The world is going to end, and we caused it. This story, in one form or another, goes back to biblical times. According to Genesis (6:9 to 9:17) God decided that humans had sinned too much and must be punished, so he called up a great flood to destroy the world.Continue reading “How much human-caused global warming should we expect?”


By Andy May According to Exxon-Mobil, 9% of the world’s energy came from biofuels in 2017. They do not expect this percentage to increase by 2040, and it may go down. For the most part it is a developing world fuel. Primary biofuels include dung, wood, wood chips and pellets. Secondary, or manufactured biofuels includeContinue reading “Biofuels”

The Virus: Helicopter Money Needed

Guest opinion by Wim Röst Abstract A virus dies out if it cannot spread to ‘fresh people’ for two or three weeks. All infected people should be contained at the beginning of an epidemic. ‘Helicopter money’ is proposed to prevent the further spread of the virus and to boost parts of the economy. It shouldContinue reading “The Virus: Helicopter Money Needed”

Do We Really Have Only 12 Years to Live?

By Andy May Why have uninformed celebrities and politicians been telling everyone, who will listen, we are all going to die in a climate catastrophe in 10 to 30 years? U.N. General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador warned us that: “We are the last generation that can prevent irreparable damages to ourContinue reading “Do We Really Have Only 12 Years to Live?”

Wash your Trash! Is recycling working?

By Andy May The recycling movement started in the 1970s and it has been very popular in Western countries. Participation varies with location, but in our small community of The Woodlands, Texas, over 90% participate in our curbside recycling program. However, the value of recycled materials has fallen dramatically in recent years because far tooContinue reading “Wash your Trash! Is recycling working?”

Climate Change is not a problem: Unless we make it one.

Guest Post by Martin Capages Jr. PhD PE INTRODUCTION As long as humans have been on Earth, they have been adapting to changes in regional climates. A regional climate is the average of the weather for a relatively long period of time, usually 30+ years, at a particular location on the planet. The natural periodicityContinue reading “Climate Change is not a problem: Unless we make it one.”

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