Warming Up The Poor and Vulnerable

Well, the new report is out from the IPCC, the Indefatigable Predictors of Climate Catastrophe. It’s our last-chance must act now warning of upcoming Thermageddon … I think we’re up to Last Chance Warning Number Thirty-Seven or something like that. And the UNFCCC, the United Nations Foundation for Collecting Climate Cash, point out that the…

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Nutty Science Claim: CO2/global warming shrinking men’s testicles

From the correlation is not causation department, and Mother Jones, comes this absurdity: A new study from researchers in California has reached some astonishing new conclusions. An interdisciplinary team composed of members from physics, physiology, statistics, and atmospheric sciences began with results from a metastudy of sperm concentration in men.  This study (chart on left) confirmed…

Grauniad: “The easy way to cut emissions – closing coal power stations – is exhausted”… AEUHHH???? US coal exports to Asia are booming!

Guest AEUHHH???? by David Middleton Three years after world leaders signed the Paris climate agreement, we’re about to better understand what that deal means for how we live our lives. On Monday, a major report from the UN’s climate science panel will set out what it will take to limit global warming to 1.5C, the…

The new IPCC SR15 climate report is out

Today with press releases, live TV coverage and some media fanfare, the IPCC SR15 report was published. Without comment, here are the press release and  “headline statements” as the IPCC sees them. We’ll have more coverage later, and a link to the full report is at the end of this post. Comments from readers are…