• Rising Sea Levels May Build, Rather Than Destroy, Coral Reef Islands

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • Northumbria University Newcastle & Geophysical Research Letters

    Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters. Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical […]

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  • Scientists Acknowledge Key Errors In Study Of How Fast The Oceans Are Warming

    • Date: 14/11/18
    • Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis, The Washington Post

    A major study claimed the oceans were warming much faster than previously thought. But researchers now say they can’t necessarily make that claim. Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth’s oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors that made their conclusions seem more certain than they […]

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  • Solar Minimum Could Bring A ‘Space Age Record’ For Cold Temperatures In Upper Atmosphere, NASA Scientist Warns

    • Date: 13/11/18
    • Phoebe Weston, Daily Mail

    A lack of sunspots could herald in a ‘Space Age record’ for cold temperatures in the thermosphere, a scientist has warned. Martin Mlynczak from Nasa’s Langley Research Centre says it could happen in a ‘matter of months’. Sunspots have been absent for most of this year and this is the Earth’s upper atmosphere responding, he says. […]

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  • 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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