Claim: Global warming makes frost damage worse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian CSIRO has claimed that global warming increases both the incidence of frost, and the amount of damage frost causes to crops. According to the CSIRO; University of Queensland research scientist, Dr Jack Christopher, said climate modelling of 60 years’ worth of data has shown that while average temperatures…

Europe hit by one of the worst droughts since 2003

From the EUROPEAN COMMISSION JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE Much of the European continent has been affected by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003, according to the latest report by the JRC’s European Drought Observatory (EDO). The drought, which particularly affects France, Benelux,…