Another Carbon Tax Scheme based on Pigou model from 1920’s

From the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH comes yet another plea for carbon taxes as a way to “limit” our wallets  climate change Carbon levy could limit impact of climate change, study suggests A decades-old tax system may offer an economical solution to the problem of catastrophic climate change, according to a new study. A consumer tax levy…

Inside Climate News caught with their hand in the Rockefeller cookie jar #ExxonKnew

From the well funded corporate scumbags department. Rockefellers Promised Access to Publisher of InsideClimate News, Emails Show By Katie Brown InsideClimate News (ICN) has insisted over and over that the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) and the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF), which have been bankrolling the entire #ExxonKnew campaign, have absolutely no editorial authority over the…

Study: ‘accelerated melting of the lower Greenland ice sheet’ due to bacteria darkening the surface albedo

From RESEARCH ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS and the “dirty snow” department. Factors promoting growth of cryoconite granule formation and glacial/ice sheet melting Cryoconite granules (see Figure 1) are dark, millimeter-sized aggregations of bacteria and algae, mineral particles and organic matter that form on the surface of glaciers. They are also known to be a significant…

New model explains the moon’s weird orbit

Simulations suggest a dramatic history for the Earth-moon duo From the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND The moon, Earth’s closest neighbor, is among the strangest planetary bodies in the solar system. Its orbit lies unusually far away from Earth, with a surprisingly large orbital tilt. Planetary scientists have struggled to piece together a scenario that accounts for…