Corals survived massive Caribbean climate change – likely to do so again

From the SMITHSONIAN TROPICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Half of all coral species in the Caribbean went extinct between 1 and 2 million years ago, probably due to drastic environmental changes. Which…

Study: UHI in Hong Kong accounts for most 'warming' since 1970

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES How much warmer has Hong Kong’s urban area become during the past 4 decades? Characterizing the urban temperature trend using…

RSS Resets Former Pause Length and 2016 Record Race (Now Includes September and October Data)

Below are the RSS annual averages for 1998 and from 2009 to 2015 and monthly values for 2016. Prior to 2009, the annual average differences varied from -0.001 to +…

Good news: Treatment may become available for terrified climate activists

From the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO comes this study that made me think that this study might very well apply to some well known climate activists, such as Bill McKibben…

Don't mess with Texas – #ExxonKnew AG's to be hauled into court

Judge to haul state AGs to Texas for deposition Hannah Hess and Benjamin Hulac, E&E News reporters A federal judge in Texas has ordered the attorney general of Massachusetts to…

Friday funny – a shadow falls

Josh writes: The Trump effect is already being felt at COP22 – “is it Game Over?” asks Ian Duncan We can but wait and see. Meanwhile the usual conversations are taking…

President Obama Blames the Internet for the Rise of Trump – Technology Needs "More Control"

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – President Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel have jointly blamed the disruptive influence of the Internet for their political losses, and have demanded…