Contrary to the NY Times — The DR Has Lots of Clean Beautiful Beaches

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Palko Karasz, writing in the New York Times, with a degree of insensitivity bordering on blatant intentional libel, reports: “Come for the beaches, say tourism ads for the Dominican Republic. But it has some beaches you might want to skip right now. The Caribbean nation is known for sapphire seas…

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Shock Discovery: Warmer Climates Don’t Wreck the Ecosystem

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A climate scientist doing fieldwork has made the shocking discovery that, contrary to predictions, the Earth’s ecosystems might have some capacity for self regulation. CLIMATE CHANGE MAKES SPIDERS BIGGER — AND THAT’S A GOOD THING BY THERESA MACHEMER 24 JULY 2018 High temperatures make arctic wolf spiders ditch their favorite…

BUSTED: How @ed_hawkins turned simple linear temperature increase into an accelerating spiral hockeystick

From the “confirmation bias affects Top. Men.” department…a modern equivalent of “Mike’s Nature Trick”. WUWT readers have probably seen the various graphical depictions of temperature coming from Dr. Ed Hawkins, who in his climate-lab-book website has been publishing spirals, bars, and other depictions of rising temperatures. For example (click for animation): Hawkins is no garden-variety…

Jeffrey Sachs: “Trump is taking US down the path to tyranny”… Because Paris Climate Agreement

Guest bashing by David Middleton Dr. Jeffrey Sachs was the proximal reason we cancelled our subscription to Scientific American.  His monthly column, “Sustainable Developments” was nothing less than an annoying propaganda campaign for the imposition of  enviro-tyranny upon these tangentially United States.  The straw that broke my camel’s back was his demand that the Wall…