Al Franken refers to Michael Mann “the Meryl Streep of climatologists.”
Mueller: 'If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so'.
Germany proposes to give up coal...by 2038. Not helpful. The link has a graph of their electricity generation mixture. Coal is slowly declining, but still rules.
"Why natural cycles only play small role in rate of global warming," Karsten Haustein et al, CarbonBrief, 5/24/19.
Cato closes its climate shop; Pat Michaels is out.
The move came after Pat Michaels, a climate scientist who rejects mainstream researchers' concerns about rising temperatures, left Cato earlier this year amid disagreements with officials in the organization.Finally:
"They informed me that they didn't think their vision of a think tank was in the science business, and so I said, 'OK, bye,'" Michaels said in an interview yesterday. "There had been some controversy going around the building for some time, so things got to a situation where they didn't work out...."
Cato also is no longer affiliated with Richard Lindzen, an emeritus professor of meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who has long been critical of established climate science. Lindzen was a distinguished fellow at the think tank.
Prediction of the future from 1982 by @exxonmobil , along with data showing how it has actually evolved. Exxon's predictions were extremely accurate. #ExxonKnew @GeoffreySupran @NaomiOreskes pic.twitter.com/Syf8AR6XXJ— Andrew Dessler (@AndrewDessler) May 14, 2019