Claim: Global Warming is drying up the “North American monsoon”

From PRINCETON UNIVERSITY and the “it can’t be cyclic natural variation” department How global warming is drying up the North American monsoon New insights into the droughts and wildfires of the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico Researchers have struggled to accurately model the changes to the abundant summer rains that sweep across the southwestern United…

Science Gone Stupid: Human Extinction Edition

Guest post by David Middleton Wonkblog Analysis We have a pretty good idea of when humans will go extinct By Christopher Ingraham October 6 “The probability of global catastrophe is very high,” the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists warned in setting the Doomsday Clock 2.5 minutes before midnight earlier this year. On nuclear weapons and climate change, “humanity’s…