Friday Funny: Guardian Columnist goes into a panic over “climate change” (aka Summer)

As panic about climate change sets in, I’m thinking about escape – to Canada Emma Brockes The summer of heatwaves and forest fires leaves my friends feeling helpless and a…

Pre-Columbian America was plagued by decades-long megadroughts

In the August issue of Physics Today, climate scientists Toby Ault and Scott St. George share a pair of startling research findings. Between roughly 800 and 1500 CE, the American West suffered…

Oxford: “Conservatives are right to be skeptical of scientific establishments”

by Toni Airaksinen Researchers from the University of Oxford say conservative skepticism of scientific establishments is largely justified, given the prevalence of left-leaning “scholar activism” in fields like sociology and political…

NOAA forecasters lower Atlantic hurricane season prediction

Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane season than initially predicted in May, though NOAA and FEMA are raising caution as…

August 2018 ENSO update: ‘game show edition’

From climate.gov by Emily Becker By nearly all measurements, the tropical Pacific is comfortably gliding along in ENSO-neutral conditions, and forecasters expect that will continue through the rest of the summer. The chance…

Climate Geoengineering Oops: Injecting Sulphates Into the Stratosphere To Reflect Sunlight Would Starve Crops of Sunlight

Guest essay by Eric Worrall I guess we should be grateful that this time someone noticed the problems BEFORE creating another climate policy driven global food shortage. Dimming sunlight to…