Map shows the regions of the United States from which plants and animals will be able to escape predicted climate change. Blue areas are where they will be able to succeed given current conditions, orange areas are where they will be able to succeed only if they are able to cross over human disturbed areas, and gray areas are areas where they cannot succeed by following climate gradients.
Credit: Jenny McGuire, Georgia Tech

Stunningly stupid study touts the need for plants and animals to have “climate connectivity corridors” to escape climate change

From the GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY and the Department of the “galactically stupid” comes this new spin coupled with a new buzzword – “climate connectivity”. Authors of the study claim a need for creating “climate corridors” for plants and animals to use to flee to cooler areas.“We studied what could happen if we were to provide additional…

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“Green” Millennials set New Standards in Wasteful Consumerism

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As a climate skeptic I couldn’t care less about recycling, carbon footprints, “lights on” Earth Hour, or any of the other claptrap associated with the green religion. But the breathtakingly wasteful lifestyle choices of the allegedly green “Millennials” put my efforts to enjoy the advantages of consumerist living to shame.…

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Claim: Global Warming will Cause Extreme Tropical Population Shifts

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study has just been published which claims a few degrees global warming will cause extreme population migrations in the tropics. But their model makes a rather questionable assumption about tropical climates. Evidence increasingly suggests that as climate warms, some plant, animal, and human populations may move to preserve…

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Boston to host 2017 US-China Climate Leaders Summit 2017

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced that Boston will host the 2017 US-China Climate Leaders Summit. The announcement was made By US Secretary of State John Kerry, while he and Mayor Walsh were attending the 2 day U.S.-China Climate-Smart/Low-Carbon Cities Summit. Thousands of leaders from across the globe will travel…