• Most American Science Teachers Are Smarter Than Most Climate Activists

    • Date: 20/02/16
    • The Lukewarmer's Way

    Climate activists aren’t angry because U.S. science teachers are getting it wrong. They’re angry because the teachers are getting it right. There has been a flurry of stories in recent days about a study that showed that many science teachers in U.S. schools are not doctrinaire enough in their communications to students on the subject. […]

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  • German Scientists Contradict Claim That Climate Change Triggered Syria’s Civil War

    • Date: 20/02/16
    • Alex Bojanowski, Der Spiegel

    A number of scientists and politicians claim that climate change and drought contributed significantly to the outbreak of civil war in Syria. Now a group of German researchers has issued a statement,  contradicting these claims. The thesis caused headlines around the world: The war in Syria has been caused mainly by anthropogenic climate change, news media and […]

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  • Rising CO2 Levels Are Likely Cause Of Global Dryland Greening, Study Says

    • Date: 18/02/16
    • Indiana University

    Enhanced levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are a likely key driver of global dryland greening, according to a paper published today in the journal Scientific Reports. The positive trend in vegetation greenness has been observed through satellite images, but the reasons for it had been unclear. After analyzing 45 studies from eight countries, Lixin Wang, […]

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  • NASA Study Concludes Global Warming Is Actually Slowing Sea Level Rise

    • Date: 14/02/16
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller News Foundation

    A new NASA study concludes global warming increases the amount of water stored underground which, in turn, slows the rate of sea level rise. At a time when scientists are worried about accelerating sea level rise, NASA scientist John Reager and his colleagues found an extra 3,200 gigatons of water was being stored by parched landscapes […]

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  • Solar Activity Quietest In More Than 100 Years

    • Date: 13/02/16
    • Ellie Zolfagharifard, Daily Mail

    The sun is in the midst of its quietest period in more than a century. The sun is in the midst of its quietest period in more than a century. Several days ago, it was in ‘cue ball’ mode, with an incredible image from Nasa showing no large visible sunspots seen on its surface. Astronomers […]

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  • Early Humans Not Climate Change Responsible For Australian Megafauna Extinctions

    • Date: 12/02/16
    • Charlotte Mortlock, Daily Mail

    The giant beasts that roamed Australia 45,000 years ago were wiped out by the continent’s first humans and not by climate change, as was previously thought. New scientific evidence suggests megafauna – a term used to describe giant animal species – started to die out when humans first arrived on the Sahul landmass that Australia […]

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  • Bonkers: Pentagon Orders Commanders To Prioritise Climate Change In All Military Actions

    • Date: 08/02/16
    • Rowan Scarborough, The Washington Times

    The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies. A new directive’s theme: The U.S. Armed Forces must show “resilience” and beat back the threat based on “actionable science.” It says the military will […]

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  • Natural Warmer: El Niño Smashes 1997 Record

    • Date: 06/02/16
    • Ellie Zolfagharifard, Daily Mail

    The present El Niño is the strongest ever recorded, scientists have confirmed. The weather system, which is triggered by a warming sea surface in the Pacific Ocean, has smashed its 1997 record in past three months. It follows news by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) that water in the Central Pacific Ocean […]

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