False Alarm: Today–and Back in the 1970s

An optimistic view of future climate has a strong basis in settled science (CO2 fertilization, modest primary warming), just as climate pessimistic has a more speculative basis (as in debated…

Existential Risks

The story is about how politicians, the media, scientists, the public and space entrepreneurs react to this.  The Director, screen writers and lead actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) all say that it…

Three Years Till The Guardian’s Global Climate Catastrophe

No wonder the Guardian is in such dire straits. Apparently, I am one of their top readers globally, having read 64 articles this year!

Government inaction on climate change linked to psychological distress in young people

Nearly half of global youth surveyed (45%) say climate anxiety and distress is affecting their daily lives and functioning – according to results from the largest scientific study into climate…

Politics of Attributing Extreme Events and Disasters to Climate Change

We caution awareness: climate change never causes loss or damage independently of the social conditions on the ground in specific places; the degree to which climate change can trigger disaster…

Next Doomsday “Crisis”: GLOBAL WATER SHORTAGE…Meat Lockdown Needed, Potsdam Scientist Suggests

That’s the aim: to turn everyone into vegetarians. The meat lockdown is in the pipeline.

University offers students struggling with anxiety about climate change THERAPY to tackle their feelings of ‘anger, guilt and grief’

From The Daily Mail Sessions being held at the University of Derby by Dr Jamie Bird They involve participants trying to express feelings through art and poetry Student Claire Prowse…

Promoters of Climate Anxiety

From The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog There is a special place in the underworld for those who promote anxiety, desperation, and terror in the most vulnerable.  A place…

Sunday Silliness – Kenji takes on the UCS Chicken Little

Josh provides this updated cartoon which was originally intended to be a Friday Funny last week. The reason for this cartoon about the Union of Concerned Scientists will become clear…

The Earth has chills and fever, and spots, or something

WUWT Readers may remember in 2006 Al Gore announcing on national television one morning that: The earth has a fever… He of course was pushing his book, An Inconvenient Truth…