What are, in fact, the grounds for concern about global warming?

By Javier This is an answer to the Geological Society of London position statement on “Climate Change: evidence from the geological record,” published in November 2010, and the addendum published in December 2013. They can be found at: https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/climaterecord This article was first written as a long comment contributing to a discussion over the Geological…

Frigid cold is why we need dependable energy

Foreword by Paul Driessen The United States has more coal than any other nation. With modern coal-fired power plants, it can be used to generate very inexpensive electricity, with virtually no significant pollution: about the only thing that comes out of the stacks today are water vapor and carbon dioxide, the miracle molecule that helps…

Nature’s Climate Article Excels in Acronyms

By Renee Hannon The more the acronyms, the more respected the peer-reviewed article? I typically enjoy reading about climate science, oceanography and extreme weather. However, some of the technical articles are becoming overloaded with acronyms. One of the recent articles in Nature by Bereiter, and colleagues is a good example. Here’s a few of their…

The Myth of the Anti-Science Denier

Guest essay by John Ridgway I’ll tell you what you don’t get to see that often nowadays: Death by Chocolate. There was a time, not so long ago, when no dinner party was complete without a postprandial chuckle over the prospects of slumping dead into one’s pudding bowl. Now, sadly, Death by Chocolate has gone…