Surprise! The Great Barrier Reef is Not Dying from Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall It is tough for scientists to maintain the fiction that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is broken, when the government minister responsible for the reef goes and has a look for herself. Great Barrier Reef is better than expected: Ley GRAHAM LLOYD The Great Barrier Reef is not dead, is not…

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July 2019 – Hottest July Ever?

News Brief by Kip Hansen   The press is again awash with the latest hysterical news that July 2019 was the hottest July ever!  NOAA Data Confirms July Was Hottest Month Ever Recorded by Henry Fountain  appeared in the NY Times’ barely credible feature Climate Fwd:. The piece was prompted by a NOAA Press release:…

Fraud, breach of right of privacy and libel by Nature Communications @NatureComms

Elisa de Ranieri, editor-in-chief, Nature Communications, David Gevaux, chief “physical-sciences” editor, Fiona Gillespie, managing editor, Jasper Franke, associate editor, “Earth team”, Alexander Michael Petersen, asst. professor, engineering, Emmanuel M. Vincent, “climate communications”, Anthony LeRoy Westerling 15 August 2019 Mesdames, gentlemen, Fraud, breach of right of privacy and libel by Nature Communications My attention has been drawn to a purported “peer-reviewed” “research”…

Electric car charging stations may be portals for power grid cyberattacks

From TechXplore by NYU Tandon School of Engineering Electric cars are an essential component of a lower-carbon future, but a new report from researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering raises the specter that plug-in electric vehicles—and the charging stations that supply them—could be prime vectors for cyberattacks on urban power grids.…

IMAGE: Leverett Glacier - SW Greenland Ice Sheet - vast volumes of meltwater and associated carbon and nutrient are exported from ice sheets every year during melt. Credit: Dr Stefan Hofer

Ice sheets impact core elements of the Earth’s carbon cycle

University of Bristol The Earth’s carbon cycle is crucial in controlling the greenhouse gas content of our atmosphere, and ultimately our climate. Ice sheets which cover about 10 percent of our Earth’s land surface at present, were thought 20 years ago to be frozen wastelands, devoid of life and with supressed chemical weathering – irrelevant…