Iowa Climate Science Education

Monthly Archives: May 2019

Ocasio-Cortez’s Tornado Tweet Versus Scientific Facts

. . Another own goal by would-be climate crusaders. PA Pundits – International From the team at CFACT ~ During a recent tornado warning for Washington DC, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) issued a tweet claiming the tornado warning illustrated that…

Read More

Divestment Goes Full-Billy Madison

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton This post employs Billy Madison as a euphemism. Fossil fuel divestment is, by definition, Billy Madisoned. It is a concerted effort hold back or slow down fossil fuel production by cutting off access to capital….

Read More

18 years of Renewable Energy Target means an expensive and unstable grid, and still 75% coal

A big new study by electricity grid nerds (and I mean that in the nicest possible way) shows that after all the money and pain of 20 years of forced transition Australia’s electricity has shifted from 85% coal powered to…

Read More

U.S. Democrats’ Curious Disdain For Nuclear Power

Until they embrace nuclear energy as a key to reducing emissions, the party’s many presidential candidates will be hard to take seriously on climate change. Climate change is the No. 1 issue for Democrats, with a recent poll showing 82 percent of…

Read More