Clive Best

  • EU Covid infection rates
    by Clive Best on 14 september 2020 at 20:15

    I have been back living in Italy since the end of August. I worked here for over 20 years. There  is something special about Italy that still makes me feel at home ( the food & wine […]


  • Scientists: Antarctica Ice Sheet Thinned 400...
    by P Gosselin on 18 september 2020 at 16:20

    Today we present two papers on climate reconstruction using proxy data. One about East Antarctica and the other about belize. Hat-tip reader Mary Brown. AMO behind sea surface temperatures First we […]

Joanne Nova

  • Snowy 2.0, twice the cost, half the value, wastes...
    by Jo Nova on 18 september 2020 at 05:48

    The Snowy 2.0 Scheme is a $10 billion bandaid to make up for Wind and Solar’s unreliability. Hydro storage is an anti-generator that destroys 20-30% of the electricity fed into it. It turns out […]

Climate Scepticism

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

Living on the Real World

  • Remembering Colin Hines (1927-2020).
    by William Hooke on 11 september 2020 at 17:14

    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually […]

Ron Clutz

  • On Non-Infectious Covid Positives
    by Ron Clutz on 19 september 2020 at 13:43

    Daniel Payne writes at Just the News Growing research indicates many COVID-19 cases might not be infectious at all. Excerpts in italics with my bolds. Elevated ‘cycle thresholds’ may be […]

Warwick Hughes

Climate Resistance

  • It's the End of the World… As They Know it
    by Ben Pile on 12 februari 2016 at 17:35

    One of the hypotheses posited on this blog is that the preoccupation with the end of the world is in reality a displaced existential, and altogether far more internal crisis. Where you can see […]

David Appell

  • Talking Referees
    by David Appell on 19 september 2020 at 00:48

    No other sport I know of has this kind of ref-player relationships:Refs on the mic are just priceless. 🤣 #StanleyCupNew episodes of Quest For The Stanley Cup every Wednesday. […]


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And Then There’s Physics

  • The Auditing Problem
    by Willard on 18 september 2020 at 13:10

    Auditing leads to an open problem. Let’s try to specify it as lightly as possible. Technical notes follow the main text, they’re tagged using curly brackets, like {this note}. §1. […]

Water Techbyrie

Hockey Schtick

Our Changing Climate

  • Misinformation in Planet of the Humans
    by Bart Verheggen on 30 april 2020 at 21:55

    Jeff Gibbs’ new documentary, Planet of the Humans, is raising a lot of hackles. Strangely enough, the documentary appeals to pseudo-skeptics as well as anti-capitalists and neo-Malthusians, but […]