Donald Trump, By Michael Vadon - https://www.flickr.com/photos/80038275@N00/20724666936/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42609338

Trump: “our biggest form of climate change we should worry about is nuclear weapons”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has expressed strong skepticism about anthropogenic climate change, suggesting human influence is a “minor effect”, and that there are other priorities which deserve more attention. HIATT: Last one: You think climate change is a real thing? Is there human-caused climate change? TRUMP: I think there’s…

Oddball claim: Plants boost extreme temperatures by 5°C

From the UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES and the “temperatures are always hotter no matter what” department comes this study that makes very little sense on the face of it, especially when we have articles like this one: Hot in the City? How plants can help lower the temperature in towns.  . Of course, you have…

Planting of paddy by a Bangladeshi farmers, By Balaram Mahalder - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15091639

Bangladesh blames Global Warming for Water Shortage

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Bangladesh government has blamed global warming for poor water flow from the Ganges River. This contrasts with 2008, when melting of the Himalayan Glaciers by Global Warming was blamed for flooding of the Ganges. Global warming, absence of rainfall to blame Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud believes global…