“‘The permafrost is dying’: Bethel sees increased shifting of roads and buildings”… Now they just need some warming.

Guest post by David Middleton Rural Alaska ‘The permafrost is dying’: Bethel sees increased shifting of roads and buildings Author: Lisa Demer Updated: 1 day ago calendar Published 2 days ago BETHEL — Along the main thoroughfare here, drivers brake for warped asphalt. Houses sink unevenly into the ground. Walls crack and doors stick. Utility…

A Rebuttal to Environmentalists’ Claims That “Arctic Drilling Revenue Predictions Are ‘Way Off’”

Guest post by David Middleton Why would anyone care what “environmentalists” have to say about potential Arctic oil revenue?  I only care because their “reasoning” is both fun and easy to ridicule. Environmentalists Say Arctic Drilling Revenue Predictions ‘Way Off’ IULIA GHEORGHIU | JUNE 19, 2017 Conservation advocates believe opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,…

Claim: Arctic warming to increase Eurasian extreme cold events

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES and the “it’s called weather” department. In recent years, Arctic warming and extreme events have attracted widespread attention of the world. Recently, Dr. YAO Yao and Prof. LUO Dehai from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics investigated the impact of Ural blocking (UB) on Eurasian extreme cold…