More Evidence for Rapid Coral Adaptation

By Jim Steele Good news continues to accumulate regards corals’ ability to rapidly adjust to changing climates. The view of coral resilience has been dominated by the narrative of a few scientists. In the 1990s they advocated devastating consequences for coral reefs due to global warming, arguing coral cannot adapt quickly enough. Since the Little…

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What Caused Madagascar’s Megafauna Extinction?

Guest post by David Middleton What rapidly wiped out Madagascar’s megafauna between 700 and 1000 AD? Climate change? Meteors? Over-hunting? President Donald J. Trump? Nope. It appears that agriculture may have killed the beasts… Last of the giants: What killed off Madagascar’s megafauna a thousand years ago? March 29, 2019 Giant 10-foot-tall elephant birds, with…

The New Green Threat: Extinction Rebellion

Translated from The Ilmastotiede blog If you’ve seen news reports of this winter’s climate campaigns, you may have spotted logos and banners of Extinction Rebellion. Is it just another new climate movement? It didn’t really show up on my radar until after I started wondering why climate activism suddenly seems to be following very similar…

Justin Trudeau Levies Carbon Tax On Rebellious Canadian Provinces

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax went into effect in four Canadian provinces Monday. Canadian drivers raced to the pumps Sunday to fill up their tanks before gas prices spiked 12 cents per gallon. Ontario Premier Doug Ford and other conservatives oppose the carbon tax. Canadian…