Hog Wild! Climate change to make pigs skinnier (busted)

From the National Post and the “climate change, is there anything it can’t do?” department comes this porkie: Climate change is making pigs skinnier, which could mean more expensive pork A new report claims higher temperatures mean hogs produce less protein, which could result in pricier pork Pork is the most widely consumed animal protein…

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Claim: Global warming to cause more suicides

From the “P-hacking gets you any claim” and the “that’s why people move to Florida” departments. By Mike Bastasch A July study claims that thousands of more people will commit suicide in the coming decades due to man-made global warming. Published in the journal Nature Climate Change on Monday, the study found a one-degree increase…

Climate scientist goes off the rails: 'climate change is like an asteroid strike'

From the “send the men in the white coats” department. It seems that this already alarmist climate scientist has gone off the rails and sees climate change as an ELE (extinction level event). In an online article titled Climate Change Like An Asteroid Strike appearing in Germany’s national daily Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), journalist Alex Rühle reports on the outgoing director of Germany’s…

Governor Moonbeam Loses The Plot

Here in California, we have one of the more deluded Governors in history, Jerry Brown. He has gotten his sobriquet “Governor Moonbeam” the old fashioned way … he earned it honestly through things like maniacally supporting his multibillion-dollar “Bullet Train To Nowhere“, and plenty more craziness-du-jour. But I never thought that even Governor Moonbeam could…

Claim: "Climate change" is enticing monkeys to have more promiscuous inter-species sex

From FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY and the “now if only climate change could cure the ‘I have a headache’ department comes this study that in the end, attributes change in behavior to “climate change…it is nature’s way to respond”. Oddly, there seems to be some red-team, blue-team, two-timing going on. First genetic evidence of ongoing mating between…