Meet the Doomers: Climate Worriers so Extreme Other Radicals Avoid Them

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova; What happens when climate panic turns into despair? Their fellow travellers accuse them of “climate denial”, of course. Breaking up over climate change: My deep dark journey into doomer FacebookTHURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2019 5:00AM By James Purtill Things came to a head at dinner one night earlier this year,…

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Climate Study: CO2 Fertilized Plant Growth will Deplete Global Water Supplies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a new study, increased transpiration from CO2 engorged plants will return more water vapour to the atmosphere, reducing runoff available to fill reservoirs. Mid-latitude freshwater availability reduced by projected vegetation responses to climate change Justin S. Mankin, Richard Seager, Jason E. Smerdon, Benjamin I. Cook & A. Park Williams  Published: 04 November 2019 AbstractPlants…

Claim: Climate Change will Break the Housing Market

h/t TeaPartyGeazer; According to David Burt, who is famous for profiting from the subprime crash in 2008, investors are underestimating the impact climate change will have on the housing market. A ‘Big Short’ Investor’s New Bet: Climate Change Will Bust the Housing MarketDavid Burt was one of the few who predicted the 2008 financial crisis.…

Claim: Climate Change is Killing People in Somalia

Guest essay by Eric Worrall After a decade or more of civil war smashing national infrastructure and devastating their once thriving tourist industry, apparently it is the carbon demon’s fault Somalis are struggling to feed themselves. Climate Change Is Benefiting Terrorists In Somalia Christine RoOct 27, 2019, 08:34am Almost half of all people in Somalia don’t…

Climate Journalist Accidentally Makes the Case for Fossil Fuel Powered Industrialization

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A climate concerned journalist has accidentally hi-lighted the common factor uniting poor people suffering horrendously from a succession of severe weather disasters; lack of resources. Climate change reinforces the world’s inequalities  Climate change exacerbates inequalities, not only in poor, developing countries, but also in industrialized, wealthy ones. The poor should…

Collapsed I−40 Bridge, near Webbers Falls, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma — in May 2002.

Climate Change May Cause Poorly Maintained Bridges to Collapse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a new study, if civic authorities don’t properly clean clogged bridge expansion gaps, warmer temperatures might hasten the failure of major support structures. Climate change may see one in four US steel bridges collapse by 2040 ENVIRONMENT 23 October 2019By  Ruby Prosser Scully Bridges in the US and other high-income…

For Halloween: 10 days of Climate Scares -Debunked

Every year, like clockwork, climate alarmists try to scare us with some new claim, and it seems each year it becomes more and more absurd. This is the first of 10 videos highlighting false climate scares by climate alarmists. This one shows how Al Gore was COMPLETELY WRONG about the polar ice caps disappearing in…

More Junk Science From the AAAS of A: Bird Apocalypse Edition

Guest Science! (as in “she blinded me with”) critique by David Middleton One of the best things about my morning emails from the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America (Google “Dodgeball” if you don’t get the joke), is that there’s almost always at least one article deserving of ridicule… Many state birds…

Greta Thunberg urging lawbreaking

Greta Thunberg Urges Extinction Rebellion to Break the Law

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greta Thunberg has stated that rules must be broken if they stand in the way of climate action. Greta Thunberg condemns ‘unlawful’ police ban on Extinction Rebellion climate change protest‘If standing up for humanity is against the rules then the rules must be broken,’ says teenager Chris Baynes, Jane Dalton (2…

Bloomberg: “Extinction Rebellion Is Right to Target London”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Bloomberg, despite obvious indications Londoners are fed up, London hasn’t tried hard enough to reduce CO2 emissions to earn a pass from further Extinction Rebellion disruption. Extinction Rebellion Is Right to Target LondonAndrea Leadsom shouldn’t be so complacent about the U.K.’s performance on climate change. The recent data…