Some plants do just fine in acidic oceans

From JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY Scientists find some thrive in acid seas Researchers from James Cook University have found that ocean acidification may not be all bad news for one important sea-dwelling plant. A JCU team led by Dr Catherine Collier studied seagrass growing near underwater volcanic vents in PNG. Carbon dioxide from the vents increases…

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Oops! It may not be 'ocean acidification' killing coral after all – common chemical found in sunscreen is poisonous to coral reefs

From the AMERICAN FRIENDS OF TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY and the “settled science” department: Sunscreen is proven toxic to coral reefs Tel Aviv University researchers discover chemical found in most sunscreen lotions poses an existential threat to young corals The daily use of sunscreen bearing an SPF of 15 or higher is widely acknowledged as essential…

All the RSS Temperature Trends that are Fit to Plot

Guest essay by Barry Wise Christopher Monckton has pointed out that a trend of zero or smaller can be calculated stretching back over 18 years, but critics have pointed out that this encompasses the super el Niño of 1998 and so biases the trend downward while the overall temperature is still rising. Of course they…