Global climate change is shifting the odds in favor of trees in contrast to grasses, with the consequence that large parts of Africa’s savannas may well be forests by 2100. Copyright: Steve Higgins, used with permission

Are greenhouse gas emissions a reason to keep Africa starving?

Agricultural revolution in Africa could increase global carbon emissions WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Productivity-boosting agricultural innovations in Africa could lead to an increase in global deforestation rates and carbon emissions, a Purdue University study finds. Historically, improvements in agricultural technology have conserved land and decreased carbon emissions at the global level: Gaining better yields in…

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Crickets, it’s whats for dinner

Mary Brown writes in WUWT Tips and Notes: No more steak for you earth hating skeptics. Time to learn to eat sustainable crickets… so says the Washington Post. Of course it mentions climate change. The article also says this… “The industry leapt forward following a 2013 United Nations report warning that with nine billion people…

Claim: we should all be vegetarians to stop global warming

From the meatheads at the Carnegie Institution Climate: Meat turns up the heat Stanford, CA—Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds that livestock emissions are on the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for far more greenhouse gas emissions than other types of animals. It…