The Climate Institute to Close

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Climate Institute, a previously well funded climate NGO promoting support for the Paris Agreement and other climate causes, has announced it will close due…

Film “The Martian” was right, experiment suggests potatoes CAN grow on Mars

From the INTERNATIONAL POTATO CENTER / CENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE LA PAPA and the “do you want fires with that interplanetary travel” department comes this interesting finding that I thought worth…

Science deniers in the wind industry

The human health consequences of manipulated measurements Guest essay by Helen Schwiesow Parker, PhD, LCP Like the tobacco industry before it, the wind industry has spent decades vehemently denying known…

No, climate change didn’t cause “5 Whole Pacific Islands” to be swallowed by sea level rise

From the reason #75 why we don’t subscribe to “Scientific American” anymore department. Back in May of 2016, there was the usual brainless caterwauling over Sea Level Rise caused by…

Ants can handle climate change just fine – even in Cleveland

From CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY Species appears to evolve quickly enough to endure city temperatures Study shows acorn ants rapidly adjust, suggesting the insects may be able to cope with other…