In case you need another reason why coal is going to be so important in the coming decades. Read this article here, published in Forbes.
Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants. Coal has been the fastest-growing source of energy globally over the last three decades, led by increasing electricity demand across Asia. Rising incomes across the region will ensure that electricity demand and coal consumption continue to grow rapidly through 2040. Read the rest of the story here.
Good news from the Millennium news letter.
A newly-uncovered and monumental calculating error in official US government climate data shows beyond doubt that climate scientists unjustifiably added on a whopping one degree of phantom warming to the official “raw” temperature record. Skeptics believe the discovery may trigger the biggest of all “climate con” scandals in Congress and sound the death knell on American climate policy. Read about it here.
Charles C.W. Cooke writes about California’s drought at National Review Online. He gets it right about the so-called “climate change” impact in that state. To what do we blame the droughts that happened there in previous centuries? The Paleo-record shows that the south-west experienced multi-decadal droughts. The inconvenient truth is that the drought is not due to anthropocentric climate change.