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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…

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Job of the Week: New York Times Climate Editor

Guest essay by Eric Worrall New York Times is advertising for a chief editor to head up their new climate team. But in my opinion the job description is very telling about the kind of service they want their climate editor to provide. The New York Times is looking for a climate change editor Drone…

Travis Rieder

Climate Philosopher Demands a Tax on Children

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova, Marc Morano – Climate philosopher Travis Rieder has been touring the country, trying to persuade university students not to have kids – and promoting ideas for restricting childbirth, including tax penalties against people who decide to have a child. Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of…

A pair of Zebra finches at Bird Kingdom, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Claim: Zebra finch call prepares their eggs for climate change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the AAAS, Zebra Finches are helping their hatchlings respond to global warming, by singing to their eggs. Video: Zebra finch call prepares their eggs for climate change Scientists have long worried whether animals can respond to the planet’s changing climate. Now, a new study reports that at least…

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Oh Noes, The “Must Not Cross” Climate Tipping Point

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens are fretting that we may be about crash through their arbitrary 1.5C global warming “limit”. But what will they do, when nothing bad happens? As Earth Swelters, Global Warming Target in Danger The Earth is so hot this year that a limit for global warming agreed by world leaders…