G20 “Kowtows” to President Trump Over Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t James Delingpole / Breitbart – Climate Home News claims to have seen a draft G20 communique which omits mention of climate change or the Paris Agreement. Draft G20 statement waters down Paris climate commitment Published on 26/11/2018, 1:08pm Argentinian official says ambiguity over the Paris Agreement is needed to…

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Sea level rise: what’s the worst case?

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. by Judith Curry Draft of article to be submitted for journal publication. Well, I hope you are not overdosing on the issue of sea level rise.  But this paper is somewhat different, a philosophy of science paper.  Sort of how we think about thinking. I would appreciate any comments,…

Knowledge, Ignorance and Climate Change

By Dr. Tilak K. Doshi N. Angel Pinillos, professor of philosophy at Arizona State University, opines in the New York Times about “what philosophy tells us about climate change sceptics”. As his starting premise, he accepts the well-debunked “97% of scientists believe in climate change” meme. He then combines it with a Stanford poll that…

Climate refugee cod

Even more it’s worse than we thought~ctm From Eurekalert High probability for loss of breeding grounds if temperature increases by more than 1.5 degrees Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research The latest research conducted by AWI experts that the chances of survival for the offspring of important fish species will dramatically…

Climate change poses significant threat to nutritional benefits of oysters

From Eurekalert: (no comment ~ctm) University of Plymouth The nutritional qualities of shellfish could be significantly reduced by future ocean acidification and warming, a new study suggests. Research has previously shown that climate change could threaten future production, safety and quality by negatively impacting the fitness of marine species. Now scientists from the University of…