New study shows no wildfire increases due to global warming, slight decline in recent decades noted

From SWANSEA UNIVERSITY:  Wildfire — it’s not spreading like wildfire Global wildfire: Misconceptions about trends and impacts revealed in new research A new analysis of global data related to wildfire, published by the Royal Society, reveals major misconceptions about wildfire and its social and economic impacts. Prof. Stefan Doerr and Dr Cristina Santin from Swansea…

High-speed camera captures amazing lightning flash

Super-slow-motion footage from recent Florida storm From the FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MELBOURNE, FLA. — Scientists at Florida Institute of Technology used a high-speed camera to capture an amazing lighting flash from a May 20 storm near the university’s Melbourne campus. The flash was recorded at 7,000 frames per second (FPS). The playback speed seen…

Oh Noes!!! “Crocodiles and Palm Trees in the Arctic? New Report Suggests Yes.”

“It’s the most dire prediction yet”!!! Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from here.   By Marianne Lavelle PUBLISHED MAY 23, 2016 In even the bleakest climate change scenarios for the end of this century, science has offered hope that global warming would eventually slow down. But a new study published Monday snuffs…

Bill Nye’s Scientism

by WILLIE SOON AND ISTVÁN MARKÓ (via Breitbart) There is a saying in the world of science that if scientific facts do not support your arguments then stop shouting. It is thus a waste of time to appeal to “scientism” or to rely on popular spokespersons like Al Gore or Bill Nye to make it…

The Court of Chancery, London, early 19th century.

Does Direct Private Funding of City Climate Bureaucrats Bypass Democracy?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientific American reports a disturbing new Rockefeller Foundation initiative, to green city administrations, by funding senior “Chief Resilience Officer” positions in town hall bureaucracies. Coastal Cities Look to Resilience Chiefs to Combat Climate Change Global warming has created a hot new job in U.S. coastal cities … More communities are…