Study: we're going to miss (and overshoot) the 2°C warming target

From the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON and the “We’ll always have Paris” department. Global temperature targets will be missed within decades unless carbon emissions reversed New projections by researchers from the Universities of Southampton and Liverpool, and the Australian National University in Canberra, could be the catalyst the world has sought to determine how best to meet…

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Claim: Climate sensitivity narrowed to 2.8°C

From the University of Exeter, comes this statistical prediction that doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of press, and rightly so. Read on. Future Climate Change Revealed by Current Climate Variations Uncertainty surrounding the extent of future climate change could be dramatically reduced by studying year-on-year global temperature fluctuations, new research has shown. A…

Claim: Legendary WW2 Leader Winston Churchill Would have been a “Climate Leader”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Nicholas Soames, grandson of legendary British WW2 leader Winston Churchill, has attacked President Trump’s climate policies with a claim that Churchill would have opposed President Trump’s climate policies. Soames also claims that cutting carbon emissions “helps your economy grow faster”. Dear President Trump: Churchill would have been a climate leader…

CNN: Government shutdown increases risk of undetected asteroid impacts! Scientists brace for impact!!!

Guest ridicule by David Middleton Update: “Scientists in the United States are bracing for impact”!!! This is what happens when Trump Derangement Syndrome is combined with hallucinogenic drugs … CNN: Undetected Asteroids Could Threaten Earth During Government Shutdown – Breitbart by KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ 21 Jan 2018 Two CNN correspondents claimed during an episode of The…

On the Precautionary Principle

Guest essay by Neil Lock Today, I’m going to look at a mantra much trumpeted by environmentalists; the precautionary principle. I’ll seek to make a case that, since the early 1980s, this idea has been perverted. To such an extent, that the principle now has an effect all but opposite to its true intention. I’ll…