Climate Change to cause “dramatic” beer shortages

From the “you’re drunk at the lab, go home” department comes this bit of ridiculous scare mongering from the university that brought us ClimateGate. Severe climate events could cause shortages in the global beer supply, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study warns that increasingly widespread and severe drought…

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Sea Level to Rise 50 Feet by 2300… Oh noes!!!

Guest commentary by David Middleton Global Sea Level Could Rise 50 Feet by 2300, Study Says Characterizing what’s known and what’s uncertain is key to managing coastal risk October 6, 2018 Global average sea-level could rise by nearly 8 feet by 2100 and 50 feet by 2300 if greenhouse gas emissions remain high and humanity…

Oh noes! More CO2 will cause plants to thicken their leaves

High CO2 levels cause plants to thicken their leaves, could worsen climate change effects Plant scientists have observed that when levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rise, most plants do something unusual: They thicken their leaves. And since human activity is raising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, thick-leafed plants appear to be in our future.…

How Gorebal Warming Could Transform Earth Into Venus…

Guest ridicule by David Middleton Anthony covered this story a couple of days ago: MIT: Climate tipping point busted – globe needs to reach 152°F before runaway greenhouse effect kicks in. When I saw this headline on Real Clear Science, I assumed it had to be about some other study… How Earth Could Eventually Become Venus…

UN claims yet another moving climate goalpost we’ll never reach

UN chief: ‘Pivotal moment’ for fighting global warming UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world has reached “a pivotal moment” in global warming and risks runaway climate change if leaders don’t act in the next two years. He is telling world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly that they aren’t doing enough…

Claim: Businesses Losing Interest in Climate Reporting

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Australian corporate regulator has warned of a substantial decline in the number of businesses including climate impact statements in their company reports. ‘Worrying’: Companies’ reporting of climate risks goes ‘backwards’ By Ruth Williams 20 September 2018 — 4:11pm The number of companies providing information about climate change and its…