Scientists: Please Fund Us (or the microbes get it!)

From the Famous National Lampoon Cover department: Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn From the University of New South Wales (home of the Ship…

How plants are working hard for the planet

Since the beginning of the industrial era, photosynthesis has increased in nearly constant proportion to the rise in atmospheric CO2 James Cook University As the planet warms, plants are working…

The Obvious Biomass Emissions Error

Guest essay by Steve Goreham When Thomas Edison established his Pearl Street power plant in New York City in 1892, he used coal for fuel, not wood. Wood fuel could…

Green Shock: Entire Forests Being Murdered to Produce Wood Pellet Biomass

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart / James Delingpole – Greens have discovered to their horror that producing renewable wood pellet biomass requires a large supply of dead trees.…

Good news: Africa has become greener in the last 20 years – CO2 listed as a cause

From the “blame CO2” department: Despite climate change and a growing population, Africa has become greener over the past 20 years, shows new study. By: Kristian Sjøgren -ScienceNordic In Africa, a…

Dueling press releases: Plants have been helping to offset climate change, but now it’s up to us

Our previous story, Study suggests increased atmospheric CO2 creates a 30% growth in plant photosynthesis during last two centuries look almost entirely different than this press release from the CARNEGIE INSTITUTION FOR…

Study suggests increased atmospheric CO2 created a 30% growth in plant photosynthesis during last two centuries

From the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – MERCED and the “CO2 is plant food, but, it’s still terrible department” (see text) Research shows global photosynthesis on the rise Plant photosynthesis was…

Role of terrestrial biosphere in counteracting climate change may have been underestimated

From the UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM New research suggests that the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) may have been underestimated in past calculations due to certain land-use…

Surprise! Greedy Green Energy Corporatists are Clear Felling Protected Forests for Biomass

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Wayne Delbeke – the Guardian has just noticed that a rise in demand for wood chips, for “green” biomass power schemes, has led an…

Study: Earth's vegetation is causing a global "pause" in CO2 growth

From the DOE/LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY and the Department of Hungry Biomass comes this encouraging news that throws cold water on climate alarmism. Study: Carbon-hungry plants impede growth rate of…