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ICCC-14 Preview, Ep. 4: Roy Spencer on “What Recent Ocean Warming Suggests About Future Warming”
47:52
June 17, 2021
In our fourth in this series, streamed live on June 17, Roy Spencer, Ph.D., principal research scientist for the University of Alabama in Huntsville, gives a sneak peek of his presentation at The Heartland Institute's 14th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-14) on Oct. 15-17 in Las Vegas. In this preview, Spencer discussed "What Recent Ocean Warming Suggests About Future Global Warming." The warming predicted by the latest climate models in response to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 averages close to 4C. Using an updated model – and even assuming all warming has been due to human activity – Spencer and a colleague suggest that future warming is likely to turn out much lower. In fact, even if we don’t reduce human carbon dioxide emissions, the world may still hit the United Nations’ stated goal of keeping warming at no more than 1.5C by the end of the century. Get your tickets for the conference: https://climateconference.heartland.org/

1:29:50
August 12, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo and special guest Steve Milloy of JunkScience.com discuss the latest alarmist climate report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The so-called "AR6 Report" is getting a ton of attention in the media, and all the coverage is gloom and doom. But is that really the case? What does the report really say, and is there a climate crisis caused by human activity? And, if there is, what can/should we do about it? Alex Epstein Twitter Thread https://twitter.com/AlexEpstein/status/1424831152104239146 Heartland Institute (press release) – Heartland Institute Reacts to Alarmists UN IPCC Climate Report https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/press-release-heartland-institute-reacts-to-alarmist-un-ipcc-climate-report IS THERE A CRISIS? Newsweek – Yes, the Climate Is Changing. No, It’s Not an Emergency | Opinion https://www.newsweek.com/yes-climate-changing-no-its-not-emergency-opinion-1615632 CO2 Coalition – Observations Concerning the Newest IPCC Report https://co2coalition.org/2021/08/10/observations-concerning-the-newest-ipcc-report/ Climate Depot – Here we go again: New UN ‘IPCC report… https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/08/09/here-we-go-again-new-un-ipcc-report-is-apocalyptic-catastrophic-its-really-staring-us-in-the-face-certain-doom-unless-we-follow-un-central-planning-dictates/ Climate At A Glance website Climateataglance.com Climate Realism website ClimateRealism.com DEMS PLAN IS EXPENSIVE, DISRUPTIVE, AND INEFFECTIVE Heartland Institute – The Green New Deal Means Monumental Disruption https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/the-green-new-deal-means-monumental-disruption Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – The Green New Deal: A Grave Threat to the Economy, Environment, and Freedom https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-the-green-new-deal-a-grave-threat-to-the-american-economy-environment-and-freedom Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – How the Green New Deal’s Renewable Energy Mining Would Harm Humans and the Environment https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-GND-renewable-energy-mining-would-harm-humans-environment Heartland Institute (Policy Brief) – Protecting the Environment From the Green New Deal https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-brief-protecting-the-environment-from-the-green-new-deal Worldometers - CO2 Emissions by Country https://www.worldometers.info/co2-emissions/co2-emissions-by-country/ In The Tank (ep196) – Top 5: Facts You Should Know About Climate Alarmism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI3PYtsnYp0 Solar and Wind Energy is terrible - Cost compared to reliable energy - https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IER_LCOE2019Final-.pdf - “Days of 10-fold increases to efficiency are over” - https://www.manhattan-institute.org/green-energy-revolution-near-impossible - Land area and resource usage are high - https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/01/green-new-deal-renewable-energy-cannot-meet-needs/ - Environmentally toxic – waste material - https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/renewable/solar/the-mounting-solar-panel-waste-problem/ - Bird killers - https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006320713003522, https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/alexandria-ocasio-cortezs-green-new-deal-is-a-bird-pocalypse In The Tank Podcast (e240) – Documentary Review: Michael Moore’s Planet of the Humans https://www.heartland.org/multimedia/podcasts/in-the-tank-ep240--review-michael-moores-planet-of-the-humans EVEN MICHAEL MOORE AGREES THAT WIND AND SOLAR ARE TERRIBLE SOLUTIONS TO DEALING WITH GLOBAL WARMING. A REAL PLAN FOR THE “IF” SCENARIO Forbes – The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don’t Need Renewables https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2019/02/14/the-real-reason-they-hate-nuclear-is-because-it-means-we-dont-need-renewables/?sh=3d0803dc128f Human Events – Why Environmentalists Will Eventually Hate Renewable Energy https://humanevents.com/2015/04/13/why-environmentalists-will-eventually-hate-renewable-power/ Forbes – If They Are So Alarmed By Climate Change, Why Are They So Opposed To Solving It? https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2020/02/17/if-they-are-so-alarmed-by-climate-change-why-are-they-so-opposed-to-solving-it/?sh=5bfb768b6b75 Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heartland-daily-podcast/id557620400?mt=2
 
1:30:09
August 4, 2021
As The Heartland Institute is getting ready for our big climate conference in Las Vegas October 15-17 (ICCC-14), we wanted to offer you some sneak previews of what the program will look like. And how better to do that than to invite our speakers to give previews of the presentations they are preparing? In our sixth in this series, join us LIVE on YouTube Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. CT) as Dr. Patrick Michaels, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the CO2 Coalition, gives a sneak peek of his Las Vegas presentation. In this preview, Michaels will discuss "Climate Models vs. Reality." ABOUT PATRICK MICHAELS' PRESENTATION Even the legacy mega journals, such as Nature and, more recently, Science, are now carrying articles documenting that the newest generation of climate models, known as CMIP-6, are generally supplied with the wrong input data, with completely unrealistic future emission levels. As a result, they are predicting far too much warming for recent and future decades. Further, even with better input, the models continue to overpredict warming. The same recent Science article dramatically exaggerated observed temperature changes in the past decade. In reality, we inhabit a modestly warming planet, where the causes are a mix of internal and human-related inputs. But the greening of the earth, which is especially concentrated over the world’s tropical rainforests and high-latitude land areas of the Northern Hemisphere, is almost entirely of human origin. There is also little credible evidence for increasingly violent weather, and much more evidence that increasing weather damages are a result of rising property values and population density, especially in highly desired coastal regions. Learn more about the conference at this link. https://climateconference.heartland.org/
 
5:52
August 2, 2021
Joe Biden met with a group of governors to discuss the wildfires running rampant across the Western United States. Many of the liberal governors blamed climate change. This is incorrect. H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow on environmental policy for The Heartland Institute, joins NTD News to reveals the real reason we're seeing all the wildfires.
 
47:52
June 17, 2021
In our fourth in this series, streamed live on June 17, Roy Spencer, Ph.D., principal research scientist for the University of Alabama in Huntsville, gives a sneak peek of his presentation at The Heartland Institute's 14th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-14) on Oct. 15-17 in Las Vegas. In this preview, Spencer discussed "What Recent Ocean Warming Suggests About Future Global Warming." The warming predicted by the latest climate models in response to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 averages close to 4C. Using an updated model – and even assuming all warming has been due to human activity – Spencer and a colleague suggest that future warming is likely to turn out much lower. In fact, even if we don’t reduce human carbon dioxide emissions, the world may still hit the United Nations’ stated goal of keeping warming at no more than 1.5C by the end of the century. Get your tickets for the conference: https://climateconference.heartland.org/
 
1:42:01
May 11, 2021
In our second in this series of previews of Heartland's 14th International Conference on Climate Change in Las Vegas in October (https://climateconference.heartland.org/), Climate Depot's Marc Morano joined us for a live-stream on May 11 for a sneak peek of his planned presentation. Morano talked about his new book, "Green Fraud: Why the Green New Deal is even worse than you think." Defund the police to fight climate change? Ban meat? Eat insects? Ban automobiles? Morano laid out the threats faced by The Green New Deal. Morano explained the COVID-climate connection and how the progressives are using COVID-19 lockdowns as the precedent for coming climate lockdowns. Morano talked about how this may be the left’s ticket to a Great Reset in America. Are you ready for daily "climate change" death tolls? Morano explained how activists want to add climate change as a cause of death to death certificates. If you really care about the environment, government policy would be the opposite of what the UN and the Green New Deal propose. Marc shows how free markets, economic prosperity, technological revolution, and wealth result in the cleanest environments.
 
4:46
April 23, 2021
Heartland Director Steve Milloy, proprietor of JunkScience.com, joined "The Ingraham Angle" on Fox News Thursday to talk about President Biden's climate summit on Earth Day. "There is a reason why Earth Day and Lenin's birthday are on the same day," he said. "This is just a totalitarian power grab." The world's poor will suffer most under Biden's plans.
 
18:57
April 23, 2021
Heartland Director Steve Milloy, proprietor of JunkScience.com, joined Newsmax TV's Spicer & Co. on Thursday to talk about President Biden's climate summit and the radical plans he wants to implement. He was joined by Heartland friend Daniel Turner, executive director of Power the Future.
 
1:15:35
April 22, 2021
In this preview of Heartland’s 14th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-14) on Oct. 15-17 in Las Vegas, the Heritage Foundation’s Kevin Dayaratna, Ph.D., gave a brief presentation on his new paper with Ross McKitrick and Patrick Michaels on climate sensitivity, agricultural productivity and the social cost of carbon. https://climateconference.heartland.org/ This event was live-streamed at 3 p.m. ET on April 22, 2021. About Kevin Dayaratna: https://www.heritage.org/staff/kevin-d-dayaratna In my research at Heritage, I have extensively examined the integrated assessment models used to estimate the social cost of carbon (SCC) that have been used as a basis for regulating the energy sector of our economy. In particular, I have examined their robustness to a variety of assumptions, including specification of a discount rate, time horizon, and an equilibrium climate sensitivity distribution and found that these models are highly sensitive to reasonable changes to these assumptions and thus highly prone to user manipulation. In this research (co-authored with Ross McKitrick and Pat Michaels) published in the peer reviewed journal Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, we examine yet another assumption in one of the integrated assessment models - the agricultural productivity component of the FUND model. We find that this assumption is based on outdated research and vastly understated. Under a variety of reasonable adjustments to this aspect of the model, however, the FUND model results in a net zero or negative SCC, suggesting that there may be effectively zero or perhaps even net benefits due to a moderate amount of climate change.
 
1:32:18
April 20, 2021
On Tuesday, April 20 center-right climate experts took part in a one-hour webinar hosted by The Heartland Institute to discuss Biden’s extreme climate agenda heading into Earth Day and the Global Climate Summit, which will take place on April 22 and 23, 2021. Speakers: Steve Milloy, Founder, JunkScience.com PDF of slides: https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/Climate%20Presentations/Milloy-Biden-Climate-Summit-2021.pdf James Taylor, President, The Heartland Institute PDF of slides: https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/Climate%20Presentations/Taylor-Biden-Climate-Summit-2021.pdf Gregory Wrightstone, President, CO2 Coalition PDF of slides: https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/Climate%20Presentations/Wrightstone-Biden-Climate-Summit-2021.pdf Myron Ebell, Director, Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment PDF of slides: https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/Climate%20Presentations/Ebell-Biden-Climate-Summit-2021.pdf Websites to visit: Heartland Institute https://www.heartland.org/index.html Climate Conference Oct 15-17, 2021 https://climateconference.heartland.org/ Climate Realism https://climaterealism.com/ Climate at a Glance https://climateataglance.com/ NIPCC http://climatechangereconsidered.org/ Junk Science https://junkscience.com/ Competitive Enterprise Institute https://cei.org/issues/energy-and-environment/ CO2 Coalition http://co2coalition.org/
 
1:32:31
April 15, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Justin Haskins and the Center of the American Experiment's Isaac Orr present episode 290 of the In the Tank Podcast. The guys discuss the latest media expose on CNN by James O'Keefe of Project Veritas. After successfully taking down Trump and promoting COVID panic across America, CNN's next planned media panic will be on climate change. The ITT crew also give a primer on what climate realists actually believe, what climate alarmists claim is happening to the planet, and how it all ties into the Great Reset. All this, and more, will be addressed at Heartland's 14th International Conference on Climate Change in October. Want to attend? Details here: https://climateconference.heartland.org/ CLIMATE CHANGE Project Veritas – CNN Director Admits Network Engaged in Propaganda, Climate Change is Next https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII/status/1382000630567469060 Heartland Institute – 14th International Conference on Climate Change https://climateconference.heartland.org/ American Experiment – Renewable Resistance / Interview with Robert Bryce https://www.americanexperiment.org/magazine/article/renewable-resistance Heartland Institute – Climate at a Glance https://climateataglance.com/ Stopping Socialism – Climate Change and the Great Reset https://stoppingsocialism.com/2020/12/great-reset-will-happen-john-kerry-joe-biden/ In The Tank (ep196) - Top 5: Facts You Should Know About Climate Alarmism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI3PYtsnYp0&list=PLgnnPnL9OL7F1f6JaU3wPa92dEmncs5dV&index=92 In The Tank (Ep250) – Apocalypse Never with Michael Shellenberger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG15on1PS9g JOE BIDEN COURT PACKING NBC – Democrats to introduce bill to expand Supreme Court from 9 to 13 justices https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/democrats-introduce-bill-expand-supreme-court-9-13-justices-n1264132
 
9:21
March 3, 2021
Texas recently went through a record breaking winter storm. The media is blaming climate change, but the truth is, progressive policies promoting wind power is why so many Texans went days without electricity. Learn the real story in this video. Media request? Email media@heartland.org
 
1:36:39
January 29, 2021
Heartland Institute President James Taylor was a guest on C-SPAN's flagship morning program, "Washington Journal," on Friday, January 29 to talk about President Biden's climate and energy plans. Taylor explained how and why canceling the Keystone XL pipeline was a bad idea, talked about how so-called "green" energy would actually cause enormous environmental damage, and took questions from C-SPAN's famously eccentric callers.