• Court Case: Science Journalism Vs The Federal Environment Agency

    • Date: 04/11/15
    • Michael Miersch

    In spring 2013 the German Federal Environment Agency published a brochure in which it accused some of Germany’s leading science journalists of “not conforming with the established scientific knowledge.” Two and a half years after two journalists filed a lawsuit against the government agency, a court hearing will take place on 18 November.  In spring 2013 the German Federal Environment […]

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  • NASA Study Challenges IPCC: Antarctic Ice Sheet Gaining, Not Losing Mass

    • Date: 31/10/15
    • NASA News

    A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers. The research challenges the conclusions of other studies, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 2013 report, which says that […]

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  • Greenland Blowing Away All Records For Ice Gain

    • Date: 30/10/15
    • Real Science

    Greenland is blowing away all records for ice gain this year. They have gained almost 200 billion tons of snow and ice over the past two months, which is more than 50% above normal. The surface of the ice gained more than 200 billion tons during the previous 12 months. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass Budget: […]

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  • NOAA Won’t Comply With US Congress Subpoena On Global Warming Pause

    • Date: 28/10/15
    • Kyle Feldscher, Washington Examiner

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will not comply with a House Science, Space and Technology Committee subpoena for communications related to a climate study published in June. The House science committee wants all communication related to a climate change study. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) A committee aide confirmed NOAA will not turn over communications related […]

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  • US Science Agency Refuses US Congress Request For Climate Records

    • Date: 28/10/15
    • Jeff Tollefson, Nature News

    House of Representatives committee is demanding documents relating to a study that refuted a global-warming ‘hiatus’. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has refused to comply with lawmakers’ attempts to subpoena internal communications relating to a recent climate-change study by its scientists. The analysis, published in Science in June1, analyzed NOAA’s temperature records and found […]

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  • Another Scare Debunked: Winemakers Will Adapt To Climate Change, International Body Says

    • Date: 28/10/15
    • Reuters

    Good news for wine drinkers – a leading international body says grape vines are a hardy little number and can survive climate change, at least over the medium term. Earlier harvesting, changes in grape varieties and new wine-making processes have already helped counter the impact of the harsher weather hitting vineyards across the globe, the head […]

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  • Too Hot To Live In The Gulf? Don’t Be So Sure

    • Date: 27/10/15
    • Daniel Bardsley, The National

    ‘These kind of scare stories crop up whenever a UN climate-change conference is looming’ ABU DHABI // Scientists say that there is significant disagreement about how climate change will affect the Gulf region, after one published study raised fears about high temperatures and humidity at the end of the century. Effects on particular regions of […]

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  • Crazy Green Energy Policy Contributed To Syrian Crisis

    • Date: 27/10/15
    • Phys.org News

    The disintegration of Syria and Europe’s refugee crisis are only the latest tragic consequences of two spikes in food prices in 2007/08 and 2010/11 that triggered waves of global unrest, including the Arab Spring. Researchers at the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) have traced these spikes and spiraling crises to their root causes: deregulated […]

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