Prepare to retreat before climate change!

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus website Larry Kummer, Editor Climate change, Science & Nature 27 August 2019 Summary: The latest issue of Science has a powerful paper about our coming desperate attempts to prepare for climate change. Let’s look under the hood to see how scientists produce advice for policy-makers. It reveals that the peer-review…

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The geoengineering of consent: How conspiracists dominate YouTube climate science content

Most YouTube videos relating to climate change prevention oppose scientific consensus and hijack technical terms to appear credible, says study Frontiers Using YouTube to learn about climate-change-related topics will expose you to video content that mostly opposes worldwide scientific consensus. That’s the finding of a new study published in Frontiers in Communication, which also reveals…

Climate refugee cod

Even more it’s worse than we thought~ctm From Eurekalert High probability for loss of breeding grounds if temperature increases by more than 1.5 degrees Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research The latest research conducted by AWI experts that the chances of survival for the offspring of important fish species will dramatically…

Climate change poses significant threat to nutritional benefits of oysters

From Eurekalert: (no comment ~ctm) University of Plymouth The nutritional qualities of shellfish could be significantly reduced by future ocean acidification and warming, a new study suggests. Research has previously shown that climate change could threaten future production, safety and quality by negatively impacting the fitness of marine species. Now scientists from the University of…

Millions may face protein deficiency as a result of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions

From Eurekalert Public Release: 2-Aug-2017 Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Key Takeaways: Human-caused carbon dioxide emissions lower the nutritional value of staple crops, increasing the risk for dietary deficiencies among the world’s most vulnerable people. This study provides further evidence for the need to curb human-caused CO2 emissions. Boston, MA – If CO2…

Two degrees of warming already baked in

IT’S WORSE THAN WE THOUGHT~ctm Public Release: 31-Jul-2017 From Eurekalert University of Colorado at Boulder Even if humans could instantly turn off all our emissions of greenhouse gases, the Earth would continue to heat up about two more degrees Fahrenheit by the turn of the century, according to a sophisticated new analysis published in Nature…