Study: weather patterns affect frost timing more than global warming

From the UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Weather patterns’ influence on frost timing Air circulation affects frost more than global warming — for now May 23, 2017– Gardeners know the frustration of a false spring. Coaxed outside by warm weather, some people plant their gardens in the spring only to see a sudden late frost strike at the…

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Contradicting consensus climate science: Study suggests ‘continual warming over the past 11,000 years’

From the “settled science” department: UNLV Geoscience Ph.D. student Jonathan Baker has found evidence that shows nearly continuous warming from the end of the last Ice Age to the present in the Ural Mountains in central Russia. The research, which was published today in top geoscience journal Nature Geoscience, shows continual warming over the past…

Climate alarmism: The mother of all availability cascades

Guest essay by Iain Aitken An availability cascade is a self-reinforcing process of collective belief formation by which an expressed perception triggers a chain reaction that gives the perception of increasing plausibility through its rising availability in public discourse. Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation -Timur Kuran, Duke University – Department of Economics, Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School; Harvard…

Astronomers propose a new type of planetary object

From the American Geophysical Union and the “Pluto is still denied planetary status” department comes this idea: WASHINGTON, DC — Scientists suggest in a new study the existence of a planetary object called a “synestia,” a huge, spinning, donut-shaped mass of hot, vaporized rock, formed as planet-sized objects smash into each other. At one point…

Cutting The Grass

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Sufi stories of the wisdom of the foolish Mulla Nasrudin have been around for a thousand years or more. One of them tells how the Mulla was walking down the street one day. Three stories above him, a man was working on a roof. The workman slipped and fell. He…

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Oxfam’s Climate Warriors Declare War on Poor People

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oxfam have written a report which claims coal power will create more poverty. In my opinion this claim is a disgusting direct attack on the coal fired industrialisation, jobs and opportunities currently lifting a growing number of people out of chronic poverty in Asia and Africa. More coal equals more…