Heartland Institute Heads to Rome to Advise Pope Francis on Climate Policy

World’s Leading Scientific ‘Skeptics’ of Man-Caused Global Warming Invite Public and Press to Open Events April 27 and 28 Just Outside the Vatican The Heartland Institute is sending a team of climate scientists to Rome next week to inform Pope Francis of the truth about climate science: There is no global warming crisis! Monday, April…

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Climate Youth–The Next Generation Science Standards

 Guest Opinion by James Sawhill – The Next Generation Science Standards provide two new science areas that teachers are to present, students are to learn, and for which K-12 US schools will be held accountable – Weather and Climate and Earth and Human Activity Recently, Jim Steele posted a piece here relating to A Framework…

Barley Yellow Dwarf Disease - public domain Wikimedia image, uploaded to Wikimedia by Mattflaschen

Claim: CO2 causes plant viruses to spread more easily

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists working in Victoria, Australia, have claimed that barley yellow dwarf virus spreads more easily, when wheat plants are subject to elevated levels of CO2. Dr Piotr Trêbicki, speaking to the ABC; Lead researcher Dr Piotr Trêbicki said the study found the spread of the disease in wheat increased more…