Victor VenemaSpain Nears Life Without Coal Sooner Than Anyone Thought
Coal power output sank by 70% to its lowest level in four decades.
Coal’s share in the nation’s electricity fell from 14 to 5% last year. Mostly due to cheap renewable energy & natural gas.
There's a bloke called Paul Driessen saying Australia should get rid of all its trees, or those of the eucalypt species which is pretty much the same thing, and that would stop fires. I suppose it would help - fire control that is, not Australia.
Victor VenemaPaul Driessen at WUWT suggests Australia remove its forests blog.hotwhopper.com/2020/01/paul-d…
The Homo Tribalensis, whose natural habitat is WUWT, seems to feel cornered now that the untold damage they do to humanity becomes clearer.
They lash out & even propose starving cuddly Koalas.
Die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung hat die Forschungseinrichtungen der sechsten Runde der Philipp Schwartz-Initiative ausgewählt: Die Universität Bonn und 29 weitere Einrichtungen aus ganz Deutschland können mit Hilfe der Initiative insgesamt 36...
36 endangered researchers will be able to continue their research safely in Germany funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation @AvHStiftung.
My university @UniBonn will take up a media scholar & a mathematician from Turkey for the next two years.
Die neue EU-Kommission von Ursula von der Leyen arbeitet an einem Masterplan zum Umgang mit Künstlicher Intelligenz. Laut einem geleakten Arbeitspapier könnte sie damit Pläne von Horst Seehofer durchkreuzen, der automatisierte Videoüberwachung mit...
Equilibrium climate sensitivity, the global surface temperature response to CO$_2$ doubling, has been persistently uncertain. Recent consensus places it likely within 1.5‐4.5K. Global climate models ...
The latest political polls collected by FiveThirtyEight.
Victor VenemaSteyer was in the Dem debate stage due to a Fox News poll (12% in Nevada & 15% in South Carolina).
For NV there are now two new polls where he gets 8% (threshold was 7%). projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/presiden…
So this FN poll was okay, but Republicans should still not qualify Dem candidates.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unionized employees have drafted a bill of rights, asking the agency to recognize the need for scientific integrity, research into climate science and the ability to enforce env
The EU budget chief said the bloc needs to invest dedicated funds to avert a &qu...
Victor VenemaEU sets out trillion euro plan to avert 'climate crash' reut.rs/35NwK5u
That is half of Trump's tax cuts for the rich & over a 3 times longer period.
State aid rules will be relaxed to allow for direct investment in climate projects. Includes aid for poor coal regions.
Exploring the heterogeneity in impacts and outcomes of using solar geoengineering to counteract global warming is important. Here the authors found that solar geoengineering that reduces temperature below present-day would grow GDP by accelerating...
Victor VenemaClimate econometric models indicate solar
geoengineering would reduce inter-country income
They used interannual and inter-country variation in annual average temperature & precipitation. Ignored insolation temporal & spatial scales & seasons.