Arctic plants may not provide predicted carbon sequestration potential

The environmental benefits of taller, shrubbier tundra plants in the Arctic may be overstated, according to new research involving the University of Stirling.

Arctic’s ‘Hottest Day’? Not So Fast

Guest post by Michael Kile, Consider the media reaction to an alleged 38C reading on June 20, 2020 – “around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer” –…

Open Democracy: “Why don’t we take climate change seriously? Racism is the answer”

According to Open Democracy author Sulaiman Ilyas-Jarrett, racist white people are holding back from committing to climate action, because white people are not suffering the full impact of climate change;…

UAH Global Temperature Update for June 2020: +0.43 deg. C

The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for June, 2020 was +0.43 deg. C, down from the May, 2020 value of +0.54 deg. C.

“Keeping some lockdown changes”: Climate Activists Celebrate Covid-19 CO2 Emissions Drop

More evidence some climate activists celebrated the lockdown loss of freedom as a step in the right direction.

House Democrats just put out the most detailed climate plan in US political history

A new select committee report is perfectly in tune with the growing climate policy alignment on the left around standards, investments, and justice.

Is the UK government misleading the public on COVID tests?

By Neil Lock So, that’s over 9 million COVID tests done in the UK up to June 27th a.m. Sounds pretty impressive, doesn’t it? As of today (July 1st), that…

FDA: Deregulating during the pandemic, and beyond

The press has obsessively focused on supposed government shortfalls regarding COVID-19 testing. However, virtually no attention has been given to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) vigorous and unprecedented efforts…

Climate Scientist: “Anyone who wants to predict the future of the permafrost should be sure to keep the beaver in mind.”

Climate scientists are worried a beaver boom may be helping to melt the Arctic ice.

MET Office: Climate Change will Force the UK to Endure French Holiday Weather

Imagine the horror of being able to swim at Blackpool beach without needing a resuscitation team with a hypothermia kit on standby.

The Climate Model Muddle

In order to convince you of the veracity of that proposition I will first tell you a little story, an allegory if you want, regarding a thought experiment, a completely…

Select House Members push “Climate Crisis” Action Plan

From the Institute for Energy Research and the department of political sheep herding comes this review of a misguided mess done by a few members of the house who have…

Viral Encore: Another Swine Flu Strain In China Reportedly Threatens To Become A Pandemic

As the world continues to fight the coronavirus, scientists have identified a new flu strain that could create another pandemic — and it comes from China.

NASA’s TESS Delivers New Insights Into an Ultrahot World

“The weirdness factor is high with KELT-9 b,” said John Ahlers, an astronomer at Universities Space Research Association in Columbia, Maryland, and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.…

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