Study: Global Warming won't reduce winter deaths

Note: the graph above is not part of the IOP press release, but provided for comparison. From the Institute of Physics: In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on…

Is The Catholic Church Burned By The Sun Again?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Spanish-born American Philosopher George Santayana famously said, “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” The recent Papal Encyclical announced the…

No surprise here: Jet contrails affect surface temperatures

From Penn State High in the sky where the cirrus ice crystal clouds form, jet contrails draw their crisscross patterns. Now researchers have found that these elevated ice cloud trails…

Thoughts on the papal encyclical on environment

Guest opinion by Joe Ronan Laudato Si – A cry for the poor Why is Pope Francis writing about climate change?  Because he cares for the poor, and wants us…

The Pope puts the kibosh on carbon credit trading, calling it a 'ploy'

Maurizio Morabito originally observed that the Pope’s climate encyclical was a “damp squib”. For the most part it is harmless, but it does confront carbon credits and a “ploy”, albeit Pope…

Greenpeace India rocked by Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greenpeace India has admitted a failure to create a “gender sensitive environment”, in the wake of allegations of serious sexual misconduct, including the alleged rape…