Puffer Fish

Claim: Climate Change is Creating Dangerous Hybrid Puffer Fish

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Consumers of gourmet Fugu face new dangers, as climate change facilitates the rise of dangerous hybrid puffer fish. Climate change has created a mutant pufferfish, a poisonous Japanese delicacy that can cost up to $120 per pound and sometimes kill a person in as little as a few hours Mari…

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Protesting carbon taxes with the Gilets Jaunes

Reflections on CFACT’s Katowice delegation coverage of Yellow Vests protest in Marseilles Craig Rucker The Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) represent a broad cross section of French rural, working and middle classes. They are butchers, bakers and automobile makers. They are the folks who grow the food, drive the trucks, build the buildings and fix what…

NOAA: El Niño is expected to form and continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2018-19

EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 13 December 2018 ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch Synopsis: El Niño is expected to form and continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 201819 (~90% chance) and through spring (~60% chance).   ENSO-neutral continued during November,…

Cliff Mass: victim of academic political bullying

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. by Judith Curry There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass. In preparing this article, I have received material from a member of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. I also ran into another member of the Department…

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Jordan Peterson and Bjørn Lomborg

Video of a recent (December 7) discussion between Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, author and President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, a US-based think tank. and Dr. Jordan Peterson specifically on climate change and the economic arguments, for and against taking measures to address it.  Hour and a half. HT/AlanB