Dutch Court Upholds Government Order to Cut CO2 Emissions 25% by EOY 2020

A judgment in a Dutch court has left the Netherlands government with a legal requirement to perform the politically suicidal task of cutting emissions 25% by the end of 2020.…

“History’s Greatest Sea is Dying”… Because Gratuitous Reference to Climate Change

Guest “I schist you not” by David Middleton GLOBALHistory’s Greatest Sea Is DyingThe failure of countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean helps explain the difficulty of carrying out successful climate-change negotiations.…

STUDY: Villagers Built A Monster Wall 7,000 Years Ago To Beat Back Rising Sea Levels — It Didn’t Work

From The Daily Caller Energy Chris White Tech Reporter December 19, 2019 12:23 PM ET An ancient village off the coast of Israel used boulders to build a wall thousands…

Friday Funny – sea level rise is “set to flood UN headquarters as soon as 2100” – another self-immolation by Zoë Schlanger

While we can only hope this is true, and hopefully the flood will finally get the U.N. out of the U.S., the reality is much different. From this article at…

Marine biology: Acidified oceans may corrode shark scales

Prolonged exposure to high carbon dioxide (acidified) seawater may corrode tooth-like scales (denticles) covering the skin of puffadder shysharks, a study in Scientific Reports suggests. As ocean CO2 concentrations increase…

A Science-Based Approach to Dealing with Climate Change in Washington State

From The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog Thursday, December 19, 2019 A Science-Based Approach to Dealing with Climate Change in Washington State Sometimes I muse about it–if I were…

New clues on dark matter from the darkest galaxies

A study by SISSA provides important information on its composition and on its interaction with luminous matter Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati They are called low-surface-brightness galaxies and it…