EPA Head / Paris Agreement: “It’s something we need to exit in my opinion.”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – President Trump’s EPA Head Scott Pruitt has given unequivocal support to cancelling US participation in the Paris agreement. EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls for ‘Exit’ of Paris Climate Agreement by BEN KEW 14 Apr 20174273 The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, has called…

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China Chief Climate Negotiator: Where’s the Money?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Top Chinese Climate Negotiator Xie Zhenhua has responded to a parade of official reassurances about the Paris Climate Agreement, by demanding to know when “developed” countries will start paying China the money which was promised in Paris. Signatories to climate change agreement in dispute over financing China’s negotiator says developed…

Huge Ancient Methane Seeps Discovered in the Canadian High Arctic

From the GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA Boulder, Colo., USA: Cretaceous climate warming led to a significant methane release from the seafloor, indicating potential for similar destabilization of gas hydrates under modern global warming. A field campaign on the remote Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic, discovered an astounding number of methane seep mounds in Cretaceous age…

The Lure of Free Energy

Guest essay by John Popovich In the 1950s we were assured by the best scientific minds and the U.S. President that nuclear electricity would be of such low cost that it would not make sense to meter it. The Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty granted every country the right to enrich and the nuclear haves promised…

Magic mushrooms become CO2 indicators for the urban lawn

From the UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE and the “magic mushrooms” department… Researchers find mushrooms may hold clues to effect of carbon dioxide on lawns DURHAM, N.H. – Since the Industrial Revolution, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has rapidly increased. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire set out to determine how rising carbon…