• Back To The Dark Ages: Pseudonyms To Protect Scientists Of Controversial Research Papers

    • Date: 12/11/18
    • Martin Rosenbaum, BBC News

    Academics who are frightened to explore controversial topics, in case it provokes a backlash, will soon have a safer route to publish such work. An international group of university researchers is planning a new journal which will allow articles on sensitive debates to be written under pseudonyms. They feel free intellectual discussion on tough issues […]

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  • Global Fertility Rates Cut In Half Since 1950

    • Date: 09/11/18
    • Michael Nedelman, CNN

    The world’s total fertility rate has been cut in half since 1950, but the population is still rising, according to a study published Thursday in The Lancet. Population growth rate from 2010 to 2017, by location, Source The Lancet, 10 November 2018 The total fertility rate — or the average number of children a woman would […]

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  • News Media Gave Blanket Coverage To Flawed Climate Paper

    • Date: 07/11/18
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    A week ago, we were told that climate change was worse than we thought. But the underlying science contains a major error. Independent climate scientist Nicholas Lewis has uncovered a major error in a recent scientific paper that was given blanket coverage in the English-speaking media. The paper, written by a team led by Princeton […]

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  • Professor Valentina Zharkova: The Solar Magnetic Field And The Terrestrial Climate

    • Date: 05/11/18
    • GWPF TV

    Professor Valentina Zharkova gave a presentation of her Climate and the Solar Magnetic Field hypothesis at the Global Warming Policy Foundation in October, 2018. 

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  • Global Mortality From Storm Surges Is Decreasing

    • Date: 02/11/18
    • Laurens M Bouwer and Sebastiaan N Jonkman, Environmental Research Letters

    A study published in Environmental Research Letters shows that there has been a global decrease in fatalities from storm surge events. Improved forecasting methods, better early warning systems, effective evacuation schemes, as well as coastal protection, risk-zoning and land-use planning have contributed to the declining number of fatalities and declining mortality. Abstract: Changes in society’s vulnerability […]

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  • New Study Reveals 90% Of Global Atolls Are Stable Or Growing

    • Date: 29/10/18
    • GWPF & WIREs Climate Change

    For the last 20 years climate scientists and campaigners have warned that atolls and low-lying islands are facing an imminent threat to their existence due to climate change and sea level rise which could soon cause the complete disappearance of entire islands. A new paper that reviews Pacific and Indian Ocean atolls including 709 islands […]

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  • Solar Minimum Triggers Significant Rise In Cosmic Rays

    • Date: 26/10/18
    • Spaceweather.com

    As 2018 comes to an end, Solar Minimum appears to be just getting started. Cosmic rays could continue to increase for years to come, so stay tuned. So you thought Solar Minimum was boring? Think again. High-altitude balloon flights conducted by Spaceweather.com and Earth to Sky Calculus show that atmospheric radiation is intensifying from coast to coast […]

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  • The Fast Approaching Solar Minimum And Its Potential Impact

    • Date: 24/10/18
    • Meteorologist Paul Dorian, Perspecta, Inc.

    We are now at the very end of the weakest solar cycle (#24) in more than a century and are rapidly approaching the next solar minimum In the long term, the sun is the main driver of all weather and climate and multi-decadal trends in solar activity can have major impacts on oceanic and atmospheric […]

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