Sarcosuchus Imperator, which lived in the much warmer Cretaceous Age, author Arthur Weasley, source Wikimedia.

Claim: Climate Change is Endangering Crocodiles

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study by University of Queensland Professor Craig Franklin claims that crocodiles may be endangered by global warming. According to the Press Release; Professor Craig Franklin of the UQ School of Biological Sciences said saltwater crocodiles exposed to long-term elevated water temperature spent less time submerged once water temperature exceeded…

Quote of the Week – Watts at AGU edition

I’ve been reading the comments about my press release at WUWT, Bishop Hill, and at Dr. Judith Curry’s place and most have been positive. There is the usual sniping, but these aren’t getting much traction as one would expect, mainly due to the fact that there’s really not much to snipe about other than Steve…

Britain authorises Fracking under National Parks

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Britain has just controversially allowed fracking under National Parks. The fracking rigs can’t be erected inside the parks, but horizontal drilling from properties adjoining the parks, into land which lays underneath the parks, is now permitted. MPs have voted to allow fracking for shale gas 1,200m below national parks and…