Laughable idea: Duluth, MN as a ‘climate refugee city’

Is Duluth, Minn., to become a climate refuge city? Our climate futures: Meeting the challenges in Duluth UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA Duluth, Minn.- The University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a conference aimed at directing Minnesota’s next steps for dealing with climate change. “Our Climate Futures: Meeting the Challenge in Duluth” will be Tuesday, March 19…

Obit: Wallace Broecker, 87, who coined “global warming”

From Columbia University Earth Institute Wallace Broecker, a geochemist who initiated key research into the history of earth’s climate and humans’ influence upon it, died Feb. 18 in New York. He was 87. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his family. His death was confirmed by Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, where he spent…

Cold outbreaks are not caused by global warming

Global cooling – and global totalitarian socialism – are the catastrophes we should fear most Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris What do heat waves, floods, droughts, rising sea levels, forest fires, hurricanes, African wars, mass extinctions, disease outbreaks, and human and animal migrations from South America and the Middle East have in common? According…

Political and policy feedbacks in the climate system

Political and policy feedbacks in the climate system Climate Change: Understanding feedback from nature, culture and society From the University of California – Santa Barbara Two graphs outlining Democrat vs. Republican beliefs that Global Warming is happening. Credit Matto Mildenberger   Matto Mildenberger, University of California Santa Barbara explains how perceived experiences with climate change in the…