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

Claim: Greenhouse gases linked to past African rainfall

From UCAR/NCAR, something that seems like a wild claim to me, especially since all they have is proxy evidence (sediments) and model runs, not direct evidence. It is a stretch IMHO. Greenhouse gases linked to past African rainfall December 04, 2014 BOULDER — New research demonstrates for the first time that an increase in greenhouse…

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What would a +2°C warmer world look like?

An argument regularly advanced by alarmists is – can we afford to take the chance? This argument is often associated with a claim that a rise in global temperature greater than 2°C would be catastrophic – a theory backed by authoritative sounding computer simulations which suggest dangerous ocean acidification, deadly heat, and extreme weather. It…