• 1963: An Arctic Reindeer Population Crash

    • Date: 16/12/18
    • David R. Klein, Alaska Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Alaska, College

    The reindeer population on St. Matthew Island increased rapidly to a peak which was followed by a crash. This pattern has been observed among other animal populations under varying conditions, but most often among introduced species on islands. Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), introduced to St. Matthew Island in 1944, increased from 29 animals at that time […]

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  • Cliff Mass: Victim Of Academic Political Bullying

    • Date: 12/12/18
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

    There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass. In preparing this article, I have received material from a member of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington. I also ran into another member of the Department while at the AGU meeting this week, who corroborated […]

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  • 5 Lessons From The French Carbon Tax Revolt

    • Date: 10/12/18
    • Donna Laframboise, No Fracking Consensus

    Ordinary people loathe carbon taxes – and might bring down your government. Prioritizing climate change above the welfare of the public is political suicide. A month of sustained protest has brought the government of France to its knees. Here are five key insights: UN: This is a genuinely grassroots protest. French motorists are obliged by law to carry fluorescent vests […]

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  • Macron’s Carbon Tax Disaster

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • Kenny Stein, Institute for Energy Research

    The world’s green elite has gathered in Poland to work out how to actually implement the Paris climate treaty that was so showily inaugurated in 2015. The Yellow Vests protests should be a hint to the delegates in Poland: the people are not on your side. Most Americans are probably just hearing about the ongoing […]

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  • Jo Nova: How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Electricity Grid in Three Easy Steps

    • Date: 07/12/18
    • GWPF TV

    Australia has more energy resources per capita than almost any place on Earth, yet despite that benefit has managed to take top spot for electricity prices. In her recent talk to a Westminster audience Australian science writer Jo Nova explains what it takes to achieve state-wide blackouts, flying squads of diesel generators, and a tripling […]

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  • The One-Sided Worldview of Eco-Pessimists

    • Date: 05/12/18
    • Joanna Szurmak and Pierre Desrochers, Quillette

    Prometheans like the Roslings posit that humanity can, and should, apply the intellects of its most creative individuals and the synergistic effects of large groups of people working to transform the environment in order to improve its lot. This essay draws in part on the authors’ new book Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and […]

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  • The Met Office’s New Junk Climate Projections

    • Date: 28/11/18
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    The Met Office’s UK Climate Projections bear absolutely no resemblance to what has actually been happening. The UK’s most comprehensive picture yet of how the climate could change over the next century has been launched today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) include: UK’s most comprehensive projections of climate change  […]

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  • Green No More: Germany Heads to COP24 Without Coal-Exit Plan

    • Date: 28/11/18
    • EurActiv

    Germany is likely to show up empty-handed to the COP24 summit in Poland in December as the country’s coal exit commission has decided to extend its work beyond the original end-of-2018 deadline. Germany’s task force on planning the definite phase-out of coal-fired power production has scrapped plans to present a decision before the end of this year. […]

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