New evidence that an extraterrestrial collision 12,800 years ago triggered an abrupt climate change for Earth

What kicked off the Earth’s rapid cooling 12,800 years ago?

Why herd immunity to COVID-19 is reached much earlier than thought – update

I showed in my May 10th article Why herd immunity to COVID-19 is reached much earlier than thought that inhomogeneity within a population in the susceptibility and in the social-connectivity…

Admission: Climate Litigation is Tool to Make Industry Bend a Knee

acknowledgement by a Boulder City official, from early on in this second wave of “climate nuisance” litigation, about the objective. Here again we see its practitioners conceding that “nuisance” litigation…

If Facebook is any indicator, @RealDonaldTrump will win #2020Election by a blowout

People send me stuff. I got Facebook messages this past weekend inviting me to “like” both Donald Trump’s and Joe Biden’s pages. What I found most interesting was the HUGE…

One Fish, Two Fish, Sturddlefish

What is a struddlefish when it wakes up in the morning?  A creature created by a mistake in a Hungarian fish breeding lab.

Mediterranean Sea was 2 degrees hotter during Roman Empire

The greatest time of the Roman Empire coincided with the warmest period of the last 2,000 years in the Mediterranean, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #418

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” —Thomas Paine (1776)