Why did the buffalo cross the land bridge?

To get to the other side… Guest post by David Middleton “There has long been a controversy about the timing of bison arrival in North America,” said Shapiro. Bison arrival in North America marks the beginning of what geologists call the “Rancholabrean Land Mammal Age,” which is used to discriminate between different ecological periods in…

The Return of the Thermohaline Circulation Catastrophe Beast!!!

Guest post by David Middleton Just when you thought the Arctic would soon be ice-free… For thousands of years, parts of northwest Europe have enjoyed a climate about 5C warmer than many other regions on the same latitude. But new scientific analysis suggests that that could change much sooner and much faster than thought possible.…

The three ironies of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests

Guest post by David Middleton Dakota Access Protest Backfires For Standing Rock By Irina Slav – Feb 22, 2017 The months-long protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline project has seriously hurt the revenues of a casino operated by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe – the tribe that initiated the protests as a portion of…