SVENSMARK’s Force Majeure, The Sun’s Large Role in Climate Change

GUEST: HENRIK SVENSMARK By H. Sterling Burnett By bombarding the Earth with cosmic rays and being a driving force behind cloud formations, the sun plays a much larger role on climate…

Do most Americans believe in human-caused climate change?

It depends on how you ask: Three wording decisions can significantly alter estimates Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania What percentage of Americans believe in human-caused climate…

Climate Action Apathy: Hardly Anyone Bothers to Carbon Offset Air Travel

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Yet more evidence support for climate action collapses the moment even trivial sums of money are on the table. Climate change: Half world’s biggest airlines…

Free-Flowing Rivers Imperiled by Dams

Guest no schist Sherlock by David Middleton From the AGU’s “bleeding obvious” files… Where Did All the Free-Flowing Rivers Go? A map of the world’s free-flowing rivers shows a shrinking…

Climate change is helping older trees grow better

From the American Geophysical Union and the Mann-o-matic school of treemometer proxies, comes this news that on the surface looks good, but as in the case with any climate news,…

The reproducibility crisis in science

Dorothy Bishop describes how threats to reproducibility, recognized but unaddressed for decades, might finally be brought under control. From Nature: More than four decades into my scientific career, I find…

Is ‘Climate Anxiety’ Real? CNN Says It Is, Then Blames Trump

From The Daily Caller 12:00 PM 05/07/2019 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Can climate change worry hurt one’s mental health? That’s what CNN is claiming about “climate anxiety”…

Decarbonisation and the Command Economy

From The GWPF Date: 08/05/19 Professor Michael Kelly, University of Cambridge The costs of retrofitting exiting domestic buildings to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions, compared with the savings…