SMH: Trump’s Fault that China is Not Trying Harder on Climate Change

According to SMH Reporter Nick O’Malley, Trump’s victory in 2016 created a perception of “boom and bust” commitment to climate action. But Chinese leaders do not have to face elections,…

Barents Sea polar bears thriving despite huge summer ice loss: spring research results are in

After being locked out last year, fieldwork monitoring polar bears in the Svalbard region of the Barents Sea resumed this spring. The results show that despite having to deal with…

As US and Europe push climate policies, Middle East and Russian state oil producers stand to benefit

In the long term, US and EU green policies to reduce fossil fuel investments will increase the market share of Middle Eastern and Russian oil and gas producers Global demand…

NYT: President Biden Just “Walked Back” his Pledge on Climate Action

NYT contributor Farhad Manjoo is horrified President Biden appears to have “walked back” an apparent pledge to veto the bipartisan infrastructure bill, if it is not accompanied by a partisan…

Was 2020 a Record-Breaking Hurricane Season? Yes, But. . .

So why would the record for named storms be broken in 2020, while the overall activity as measured by ACE is not even be close to setting a record? The…

Claim: NASA Satellites See Upper Atmosphere Cooling and Contracting Due to Climate Change

The sky isn’t falling, but scientists have found that parts of the upper atmosphere are gradually contracting in response to rising human-made greenhouse gas emissions.