• Climate Power Play By The AAAS et al.

    • Date: 05/07/16
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

    The AAAS and affiliated professional societies just shot themselves in the foot with the letter to U.S. policy makers. Last week, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) issued a press release entitled Thirty-One Top Scientific Societies Speak With One Voice on Global Climate Change.  Punchline: In a consensus letter to U.S. policymakers, […]

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  • Crime Against Humanity: 107 Nobel Laureates Blast Greenpeace For GMO Opposition

    • Date: 02/07/16
    • Doyle Rice, USA Today

    The battle over genetically modified organisms reached fever pitch Thursday as 107 Nobel laureates signed a letter attacking the environmental group Greenpeace over its opposition to the modified crops. The letter specifically asks Greenpeace to halt its campaign against a genetically modified strain of rice, called Golden Rice, that produces more Vitamin A, an addition that supporters say would […]

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  • Rediscovering Gaia’s Riches

    • Date: 29/06/16
    • The American Interest

    The Malthusians of the world are always right until they’re wrong. They’ll warn of impending resource depletion until they’re blue in the face, but time and again human ingenuity (and natural providence) has made fools of them. What a week it’s been for resource exploration! The Washington Post has a story about an new, exciting potential new aquifer in […]

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  • ThinkProgress: ‘Global Warming Caused Brexit’

    • Date: 28/06/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    It only took four days after U.K. voters chose to leave the European Union for a liberal climate scientist and eco-activist to blame the whole event on — you guessed it — global warming. Joe Romm, a climate scientist and writer for the liberal blog ThinkProgress, wrote an article Monday arguing the so-called “Brexit” and […]

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  • Brexit And Climate Change

    • Date: 26/06/16
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

    Some speculations on Brexit and climate change. Did climate change cause Brexit?   Ha ha.  Well, the politics of climate change policies seems to have influenced the voters.  there seems to be a substantial confluence of British climate change skeptics and people that voted ‘yes’ for Brexit.   Climate policies are one of the topics […]

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  • U.S. Professors Investigated For Presenting Opposing Viewpoints

    • Date: 23/06/16
    • Ashe Schow, The Washington Examiner

    Two professors at the University of Northern Colorado were investigated after students complained that they were forced to hear opposing viewpoints. The complaints were made to Northern Colorado’s “Bias Response Team,” an Orwellian office on campus that asks students to report their peers and professors for anything that upsets or offends them. When the news […]

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  • Return Of The Global Warming Pause?

    • Date: 23/06/16
    • Roy Spencer

    2016 will likely see record global warmth in satellite data … but the approaching La Nina might extend the global warming pause to 20 years. Even though global average tropospheric temperatures are rapidly falling now as La Nina approaches, it is usually the second calendar year of an El Nino event that is the warmest, […]

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  • Climate Change Claims Its First Species – Or Does It?

    • Date: 20/06/16
    • Roger Andrews, Energy Matters

    Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, but in this case the evidence is rather flimsy. This post briefly reviews the demise of the Bramble Cay melomys, a rat-like mammal that is no longer to be found on Bramble Cay, a tiny coral atoll between Australia and Papua-New Guinea and the animal’s only known habitat. The acknowledged […]

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