Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

From Eurekalert Rise in trematodes could occur much sooner than thought, according to new Mizzou study University of Missouri-Columbia In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 years ago) contained clues about how sea level rise due to…

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Study: Sea Level Rise Revised Downward

Reposted from Roy Spencer’s Blog July 21st, 2017 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. If I had not looked past the headline of the press report on a new study, I would have just filed it under “It’s worse than we thought”. A new study in Nature reported on July 17 carried the following headlines:…

What are the prospects for the HONEST Act?

By Peter Campion We Aussie climate sceptics are watching on in awe as the new US President begins systematically driving a stake a into the vampire heart of the climate-alarm industry.  It can be a challenge for the casual Antipodean observer to follow the nuances of US congressional processes and party politics, however, so it’s…

Tesla battery, subsidy and sustainability fantasies

More subsidies from exhausted California taxpayers cannot compensate for hard realities Paul Driessen The first justification was that internal combustion engines polluted too much. But emissions steadily declined, and today’s cars emit about 3% of what their predecessors did. Then it was oil imports: electric vehicles (EVs) would reduce foreign dependency and balance of trade…