Study: trees in cities actually make pollution worse during heat waves

From the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY comes this counter-intuitive finding: During heat waves, urban trees can increase ground-level ozone Planting trees is a popular strategy to help make cities “greener,” both literally and figuratively. But scientists have found a counterintuitive effect of urban vegetation: During heat waves, it can increase air pollution levels and the formation…

Oh noes! Antarctica ‘greening’ due to climate change

From the “greening of the planet must be a bad thing” department and the UNIVERSITY OF EXETER comes this breathless missive. Note: one species of moss is not equal to the implied “all plant life” in their sub-headline. Additionally, sampling only three sites isn’t necessarily a representative sample of Antarctica. PUBLIC RELEASE: 18-MAY-2017 Antarctica ‘greening’ due to…

Claim: Planting trees cannot replace cutting CO2 emissions

From the “has anyone told Earth yet?” department and the wild alarmists of the Schellnhuber school of climate doom, comes this claim that’s just another headline grabber made up mostly of opinion. It’s really little more than a transparent attempt at keeping the Paris accord intact. Meanwhile, ignoring these fools, the Earth is greening and…

Claim: Pope will Convert President Trump to Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, has claimed in an interview that Pope Francis will “convince” President Trump to take action climate change during their scheduled meeting on May 24th. Pope to convince Trump on climate change, Sorondo tells ANSA ‘Oil companies rallied against pope’s encyclical’…