Save the Penguins!

“Our results show that if sea ice declines at the rate projected by climate models under current energy system trends and policies, the 3Rs would be dramatically reduced and almost…

Life Expectancy: a Follow-up

Bottom Line: In the United States, infant and child mortality have decreased and people, in general, are living longer lives. The upper limit of life span has not moved as…

Life Expectancy Plunges! … or Does It?

“The media is alive with the shocking news that “U.S. Life Expectancy Plunged in 2020, Especially for Black and Hispanic Americans”. And, amazingly, this is not fake news, it is…

Curry: The State of Climate Science in 5 Minutes

“Let me start with a quick summary of what is referred to as the ‘climate crisis:’ Its warming. The warming is caused by us. Warming is dangerous. We need to…

The Climate News Cabal Just Can’t Quit

In a video obtained this week by CNN, US Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, said the following in June during a luncheon with GOP women: “I don’t know about…

Remembering Robert A. Heinlein

There is a certain beauty in remembering the great influences of one’s youth. For me, one of those influences was Robert Anson Heinlein who could reasonably be called one of…

A New Kind of Denialism

“The Climate Central study, on which the Times Union editorial is partially based, despite what must have been hundreds of hours of careful calculations and computer modelling time, arrives at…

The De-Population Bomb

“Fewer babies’ cries. More abandoned homes. Toward the middle of this century, as deaths start to exceed births, changes will come that are hard to fathom.” “All over the world,…

Following the Money: Covering Climate Now

“It is difficult to discover who is really paying all the expenses for staff salaries, web site hosting, story writing, outreach and all the other expenses inherent in a large,…

The End of The Mask

“In my opinion, this new CDC Guideline breaks the back of the oppressive Covid-19 Panic Power Grab by presidents, governors, city councils and mayors who have reveled in their free…

Ocean Acidification Effects Research in Doubt

“Munday’s and Dixson’s data on chemical signal preference had a “0 out of 10,000” chance of being real. They left it to the reader to decide what to think about…

Wild Exaggeration and Egregious Lies

“But if seas rise 20 feet or more over the next 100 to 200 years—which is our current trajectory—the outlook is grim. In that scenario, there could be two feet…

Turning Opinion into Science Fact

“The 1.5 degrees C limit wasn’t plucked from thin air—it was informed by the best available science. Between 2013 and 2015, an extensive United Nations review process determined that limiting…

The Climate Propaganda Cabal

“For God’s sake, do not platform climate denialists. … there is no longer any good faith argument against climate science—and if one accepts the science, one also accepts the imperative…

The Supermoon and SLR

“Right now, we’re in the phase of an 18.6-year lunar cycle that lessens the moon’s influence on the oceans. The result can make it seem like the coastal flooding risk…

Science News vs. Science

Science Journalism is Hard. It is hard to do right and thoroughly in the space provided by publishers. Science journalism (including health reporting) has a special edge to it, as…

The Red-eyes are Coming!

“:Brood X, made up of billions of individuals, is expected to appear in 18 states in the next few weeks . . . . “

The Rat Island Saga

“An Alaskan archipelago once dubbed the “Rat Islands” have provided a stunning example of ecological recovery” or so a new study says.

Sea Level & the Jersey Shore: Follow-up

Government is hard – and as Mark Twain quipped – expensive. “I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures [and legislators – kh] that…

Sea Level and the Jersey Shore

The Jersey Shore does not need to look to the future to see pending disaster – these communities are already at existential risk from the sea levels of today.

Finally, Something Appropriate to Do with the Climate Section of the NY Times!

The New York Times, once one of the world’s leading newspapers, has finally realized that there must be something worthwhile to gain from subscribing to the paper version of their…

Mind over Math: Throwing Out the Numbers

See what one might gain by looking at a data set from a new perspective which allows us to throw out the numbers and by doing so, arrive at a…

Flat-Earthers Rejoice!

Flat-earthers all over this flat Earth are rejoicing now that “a brash new world map [is] vying for global domination.”

Cause of Death: Follow-up

“A 9-year-old girl who suffered a fatal asthma attack in 2013 became the first person in Britain to officially have air pollution listed as a cause of death…”