Study: CO2 causes Starfish to Dissolve

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Dr. Heidi Burdett has published a study which claims intense CO2 shocks cause starfish and coraline algae to dissolve. The study has implications for siting carbon capture and storage facilities. Carbon dioxide ‘pulses’ threaten Scotland’s coralline algal reefs Scotland’s marine ecosystems may be more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously…

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Tilting at Windmills

Guest essay by Andi May If you had told me a year ago that I would willingly move into proximity of a windfarm, I would have laughed. Yet this is precisely what I have done. Wellington’s South Coast lies on the very southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island, and is renowned for the winds…

Claim: Global Sea Level Rise is Accelerating

There’s been a lot of buzz about this new paper from Nerem et al (see link in references below) where they claim to find global sea level rise acceleration over the past 25 years. I provide this article from NASA Earth Observatory for context for some posts that are coming later. Adjustments to data figure…

A new paper about hurricanes shatters the narrative

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: A new paper provides new information about hurricanes, one of the top natural disaster threats. It shatters the media’s narrative and illustrates how science works in the real world. Real science in action! Science shapes our world, revealing secrets of nature that allow humanity to build…

Grist: Bitcoin Gobbling Up the Clean Energy Revolution

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Grist has joined the rising chorus of greens condemning the vast energy expenditures of Bitcoin miners. Bitcoin gobbles up clean energy — just when the real world needs it most By Eric Holthaus on Feb 16, 2018 One of the biggest near-term threats to our clean energy future doesn’t even…

Climate alarmism is still bizarre, dogmatic, intolerant

Claims defy parody, as alarmists become more tyrannical and their policies wreak havoc Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Climate alarmism dominated the Obama era and run-up to Paris. But it’s at least as bizarre, dogmatic and intolerant now that: President Trump pulled the United States out of the all pain/no gain Paris climate pact; the…