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Climate Craziness of the Week: “Climate Anxiety Counseling” enters the lexicon with a ‘practitioner’

From the truth is stranger than fiction department comes this …this… I don’t know how to describe it. Words fail me. h/t to Mhehed Zherting on Twitter From her website: Climate Anxiety Counseling at the Sankofa World Market: 8/17/16 AUGUST 18, 2016 / LEAVE A COMMENT Weather: Hot, sunny and bright Number of people: 9 stoppers, 1…

New research shows that 13,000 years of repeated human occupation by British Columbia's coastal First Nations has enhanced temperate rainforest productivity. CREDIT Will McInnes/Hakai Institute

Surprise: humans had positive effect on rainforest environment

From the UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years Human occupation is usually associated with deteriorated landscapes, but new research shows that 13,000 years of repeated occupation by British Columbia’s coastal First Nations has had the opposite effect, enhancing temperate rainforest productivity. Andrew Trant, a professor in the Faculty…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #238

The Week That Was: 2016-08-27 (August 27, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) One More Step Towards the Sun: A team including Henrik Svensmark at the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Space) and…

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Anthrax: More Global Warming Fear Mongering

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Historically political failures seek scapegoats. Now such failures are commonly fed to uncritical thinkers and paranoid doomsayers as “global warming tragedies”. A recent Siberian anthrax outbreak has reportedly…