Claim: Climate Change Contributed to Children Being Trapped in the Thai Cave Flood

Guest essay by Eric Worrall My climate journalism model suggested the attempt to link the tragedy in Thailand to climate change was inevitable. Flooding in Thai cave reflects climate change as wet season gets wetter By Kendra Pierre-Louis 12 July 2018 — 4:37pm … By now, it’s well known that their predicament was caused by…

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Conditions for formation of Super El Ninos determined

A University of Aizu team has identified two distinct Indo-Pacific processes shaping the unique features and extraordinary ferocity of super El Ninos. A systematic analysis of these processes and their interactions will improve forecasts of the elusive super El Ninos, the researchers claim. In 1972, one of the most powerful El Ninos hitherto observed set…

Worriers: 30 years from now Antarctic treaty will expire “plunging the future of the continent into uncertainty”

Three decades from now, several crucial elements of the Antarctic Treaty will come up for possible renewal, plunging the future of the continent into uncertainty. For six decades, the treaty has been the cornerstone of governance for our most southerly, harshest and most pristine continent. It has fostered scientific research, promoted international cooperation, ensured non-militarisation,…

Useful: Making concrete from coal ash

WSU researchers use coal waste to create sustainable concrete New coal concrete reduces energy demand, greenhouse emissions PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation. The advance tackles two major environmental problems at once by making use…

CO2 Emissions Lowest in Seven Decades In Trump’s America

“We suspect you won’t hear too much about this from the liberal mainstream media, or the environmental movement, or even Al Gore,” says zerohedge.com. “But, according to the  latest energy report from The Energy Information Administration (EIA), under President Trump, per-capita carbon dioxide emissions are now the lowest they’ve been in nearly seven decades.” Even more…