Frog extinction theory is going extinct

Remember this WUWT story?  What frog science can teach us about global warming From UC Davis: National survey finds frog abnormalities rare A 10-year study shows some good news for frogs and toads on national wildlife refuges. The rate of abnormalities such as shortened or missing legs was less than 2 percent overall — indicating that…

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More Tabloid Climatology – now ‘extreme weather’ killed the Mayans

From the University of California – Davis  and the “seek and ye shall find” department, a stunning example of Tabloid Climatology™ trying to link “extreme weather” with the Mayan civilization collapse. They did get one thing right though with this quote: “We are dependent on climatological events that are beyond our control.” As usual with…

Another IPCC claim contradicted with new science

Remember this story bandied all over the press from 2008? Well, not so fast. In the IPCC  Working Group 2 of the IPCC’s AR4, the “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability” section here, the idea that plants shift to higher elevations in a warming world is cited in many places. For example: There’s an IPCC table of…