Claim: 'Severe ozone depletion avoided '

From the University of Leeds We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications. Study lead author Professor Martyn Chipperfield, from the School of Earth & Environment at the…

'[EPA] regulations in the study are less likely to have economic benefits in excess of their costs.'

From Indiana University: Researchers say anti-pollution rules have uncertain effects BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by researchers at Indiana University says these estimates are more uncertain than commonly believed. Researchers Kerry Krutilla, David H. Good and…

The Role of Sulfur Dioxide Aerosols in Climate Change

Guest essay by Buel Henry In 2007, the Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Albert Gore and the IPCC for their work in promoting the theory that global warming was caused by green-house gasses, and that, based upon computer simulations, increasing amounts of these gasses in the atmosphere would cause runaway warming, with disastrous…

Claim: New Chinese nuclear plants are unsafe

Chinese scientist He Zuoxiu has issued a public warning, about the safety of nuclear plants being constructed as part of China’s economic development programme. According to The Guardian; China’s plans for a rapid expansion of nuclear power plants are “insane” because the country is not investing enough in safety controls, a leading Chinese scientist has…