We’ve been warned by an asteroid. The next one might hit.

Reposted from The Fabius Maximus Blog Larry Kummer, Editor Science & Nature 30 July 2019 Summary: We have had several near-misses – asteroids passing close by with little warning from our sensors. This reminds us that asteroid and comet impacts have changed the course of life on Earth, and will again unless we stop them.…

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Quantifying Virtue Signaling

From Away Resorts UK. How Many Air Miles Does Your Annual Holiday Add Up To? According to new research*, the carbon footprint from overseas tourism is three to four times higher than previous estimates. As of 2019 it accounts for about 8% of global carbon emissions. Here at Away Resorts we are passionate about staycations…

Hits and Misses for the week of November 20-26

I’m trying out a new feature, “Hits and Misses” which will highlight some of the on-target and brightest things in science and climate juxtaposed with some of the off-target and silliest things in the past week. Hit: Almost two years to the day from Climategate 1 in 2009 the Climategate leaker/hacker known as “FOIA” brought…