• 640,000 Years Of Climate Change

    • Date: 03/08/16
    • Doug L Hoffman, The Resilient Earth

    A new study of the Asian Monsoon record has shed light on Earth’s changing climate over the past six-hundred and forty millennia. Drawn from an exhaustive and painstaking examination of the relative proportions of the oxygen isotopes 16O and 18O in stalagmites, records from Chinese caves characterize changes in both the Asian monsoon and global […]

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  • Sociology Of Climate Catastrophism

    • Date: 21/07/16
    • Geoff Chambers, Climate Scepticism

    Belief in climate catastrophism is a social phenomenon, and requires an explanation in terms of the social sciences. This article is part of an occasional series exploring the possibility (or rather the necessity) of a sociological analysis of climate catastrophism. Others can be found at https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/category/sociology-of-climate-change/ It argues 1) that the key criterion for identifying […]

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  • GWPF Climate Briefing: The CCC’s New Climate Risks Report – Reality Check

    • Date: 19/07/16
    • GWPF Climate Briefing

    The UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has published a new report on the risks facing the UK from climate change. In a video announcing the report, chair of the CCC’s Lord Krebs highlighted the 3 main risks identified by the report.

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  • Climate Sceptical Boris Johnson Is Britain’s New Foreign Secretary

    • Date: 14/07/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Former London mayor Boris Johnson was appointed as foreign minister by Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday. Johnson was a leading figure in the victorious “Leave” campaign in the EU referendum last month and is well-known climate sceptic. Boris Johnson: The False Weather Prophets Fools who believed that the global warming soothsayers really meant […]

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  • Brexit Threatens EU Climate Policy

    • Date: 11/07/16
    • Ewa Krukowska and Jonathan Stearns , Bloomberg

    The U.K. vote to leave the European Union risks stoking a bitter fight among EU governments over sharing the burden of [CO2] cuts in the transport, farm and building industries, potentially weakening the bloc’s leadership in the battle against climate change. The European Commission, the EU’s regulatory arm in Brussels, is due on July 20 […]

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  • Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded Took Place On 10 July 1913 in Death Valley, California

    • Date: 11/07/16
    • Paul Dorian, Vencore Weather

    The forecast for the high temperature in Death Valley, California for the next couple of days is a rather pedestrian 108 degrees or so. One hundred and three years ago – on July 10th, 1913 – the weather observer at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley recorded a high temperature of 134 degrees. This is the […]

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  • MIT Study: No Scientific Consensus On Global Warming Crop Impact

    • Date: 09/07/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    Scientists disagree on the effects of global warming on American agriculture, according to a Massachusetts Institute of Technology study published Friday. The research used climate and agricultural computer models to conclude that global warming would have numerous positive impacts on US farming, including fewer frosts, a longer growing season and an earlier start of field operations by […]

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  • Only 8% Of U.S. Farmers Believe Climate Change Is Primarily Caused By Human Activity

    • Date: 03/07/16
    • Beth Kowitt, Fortune

    The vast majority of U.S. farmers are sceptical of anthropogenic climate change although they are among the most affected by the climate. There’s a strange paradox in the world of agriculture: farmers are perhaps the segment of the population most affected by climate change, and yet a significant number of them don’t believe in it—especially the notion […]

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