New atmospheric paleoclimate tool: Rock Salt

Rock salt holds the key to a paradigm shift Boulder, Colo., USA – A team of international scientists from China, France, Scotland, United States and led by Canadian Professors Nigel Blamey and Uwe Brand of Brock University in southern Ontario made a scientific breakthrough by measuring the oxygen content of Earth’s ancient atmosphere. They discovered…

Climate change by global soot dimming may have killed off the dinosaurs and ammonites

From TOHOKU UNIVERSITY A new hypothesis on the extinction of dinosaurs and ammonites at the end of the Cretaceous Period has been proposed by a research team from Tohoku University and the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Meteorological Research Institute. The researchers believe that massive amounts of stratospheric soot ejected from rocks following the famous Chicxulub asteroid…

Consensus=Nonsensus – Reviewing Cook et al (2016)

Michelle Stirling writes: A critical review of the most recent Cook et al (2016) consensus study. There can’t be much more consensus than getting all the lead consensus study authors together to write a consensus on the consensus study. However, in my opinion, this Cook et al (2016) study suffers from the same problematic issues…