Kangaroo at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Author Drex Rockman

Claim: Climate Change Killed the Giant Kangaroo, not Humans

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Just like the USA, Australian Megafauna disappeared from Australia soon after humans arrived, but scientists claim the evidence suggests climate change was responsible. Giant kangaroo victim of climate change Robyn WuthMAY 18 2020 – 12:11PM Giant kangaroos and enormous crocodiles that lived 40,000 years ago in tropical northern Australia died…

The real climate science deniers

Manmade climate crisis promoters reject inconvenient evidence of natural climate change Paul Driessen Fifty years ago, I helped organize Earth Day #1 programs on my college campus, calling attention to serious pollution problems that afflicted much of the USA. Over the ensuing decades, laws, regulations, and changed attitudes, practices and technologies reduced most of that…

On The New Gemini Solar Power Plant Near Las Vegas

Arvid Pasto, Sparks, NV May 2020 In the May 12th edition of the Reno Gazette-Journal (RGJ), there appeared a description of a newly-approved (by the U.S. Government) solar power facility, near Las Vegas, called Gemini. This would place it not very far from the recently-defunct solar power facility known as Crescent Dunes. The new facility…

AAPG Announces New Climate Change Statement

Guest “not as bad as I thought it would be” by David Middleton Over the past couple of years, the Executive Committee of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has been working on a new position statement on climate change. The new statement was unveiled in the latest issue of the AAPG Explorer… Announcing…

The Covid Lockdown and CO2

Guest News Brief by Kip Hansen  —  18 May 2020   There has been a lot of talk in the press and from talking heads claiming that the Covid lockdown has “reduced emissions” (power plants cutting back on power generations, factories closed, populations ordered to stay home, most airplanes grounded) and talk encouraging that government…

Death and disease from climate-sensitive diseases and events are small relative to those from all causes, and getting smaller

Indur M. Goklany Between 1990 and 2017, the cumulative age-standardized death rate (ASDRs) from climate-sensitive diseases and events (CSDEs) dropped from 8.1% of the all-cause ASDR to 5.5%, while the age-standardized burden of disease, measured by disability-adjusted life years lost (DALYs) declined from 12.0% to 8.0% of all-cause age-standardized DALYs. Thus, the burdens of death…