Study: CO2 causes Starfish to Dissolve

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Dr. Heidi Burdett has published a study which claims intense CO2 shocks cause starfish and coraline algae to dissolve. The study has implications for siting carbon capture and storage facilities. Carbon dioxide ‘pulses’ threaten Scotland’s coralline algal reefs Scotland’s marine ecosystems may be more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously…

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Tilting at Windmills

Guest essay by Andi May If you had told me a year ago that I would willingly move into proximity of a windfarm, I would have laughed. Yet this is precisely what I have done. Wellington’s South Coast lies on the very southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island, and is renowned for the winds…

A new paper about hurricanes shatters the narrative

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: A new paper provides new information about hurricanes, one of the top natural disaster threats. It shatters the media’s narrative and illustrates how science works in the real world. Real science in action! Science shapes our world, revealing secrets of nature that allow humanity to build…