Global Warming not to blame for toad extinction

From a Columbia University press release, here’s a case where the early speculation of science was wrong. Originally global warming was blamed, but it turns out to be El Niño helping along an already established pathogen. El Niño and a pathogen killed Costa Rican toad, study finds Challenges evidence that global warming was the cause…

Grasping at Straws

If you try really really hard to ask questions a certain way, then you’ll get the answers you want. ~ charles the moderator Scientists misread data on global warming controversy By Dan Vergano, USA TODAY “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you,” then, with…

Open Thread Weekend

I’ve decided to step away from WUWT this weekend. Both my wife and I are sick with a cold. I’m very tired, and I need to do something else for awhile besides moderate squabbles; like work on my paper which keeps getting time taken away from it by the attention this blog requires. If you…