Claim: Bangkok Brothels Causing the Thai Capital to Sink

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Illegal pumping of raw groundwater for soapy massages blamed for subsidence. SINKING FEELING Bangkok could be partly submerged by 2030 because ‘soapy massage’ brothels are…

Claim: global warming causes shrinking beetles

From the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the “honey it shrunk the bugs” department, where correlation must be causation. Really, what else could it be but global warming? This reminds me…

Greenland Getting Colder: But Please Keep Believing in Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fifteen years of satellite measurements have unexpectedly shown that parts of Greenland are getting colder. But the scientists who produced these results urge people to…

Recycled science: Reflective surfaces alleviate heatwaves

From ETH ZURICH and the “obvious science” department comes this study that is little more than a recycle of what is already understood about crops and “shininess”, back in 2009 –…

Former Petroleum Geologist and Retired Astronaut Dr. James Reilly Nominated to Direct U.S. Geological Survey

Guest celebrating by David Middleton Dr. Reilly and I were co-workers at Enserch Exploration in the 1980’s and early 1990’s…   Retired astronaut picked to lead U.S. Geological Survey By…

What are, in fact, the grounds for concern about global warming?

By Javier This is an answer to the Geological Society of London position statement on “Climate Change: evidence from the geological record,” published in November 2010, and the addendum published…

Trump administration yanks funding for "Climate-Related Fellowships"

From the AGU, tales of woe. Prestigious Climate-Related Fellowships Rescinded Reduced program is one of several that usually support climate science postdoctoral research but have eliminated or suspended funding opportunities.…

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