• Scientific Mega-Drama Over An (Alleged) Mega-Drought

    • Date: 21/09/18
    • Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

    The year’s most acrimonious scientific fight is a mega-drama over a mega-drought.   ASMAA WAGUIH / REUTERS This summer, the decree went out: We are living in a new geological chapter in the planet’s 4.5-billion-year history. For a certain corner of the world, this was big news. You have probably heard of the Jurassic period […]

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  • Release Of New Climategate Emails Imminent

    • Date: 20/09/18
    • Watts Up With That?

    Included in the release will be emails that provide the full context of the discussions between Michael Mann and colleagues and Chick Keller on whether there was a medieval warm period and a little ice age. Mann, Bradley and Hughes (MBH) were the authors of the “hockey stick” graph that became the icon of climate […]

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  • It’s Official: Germany’s E-Car Policy Is A Failure

    • Date: 20/09/18
    • Daniel Delhaes, Handelsblatt

    Widely expected, but now official: Germany will not have 1 million electric cars on the road by 2020. Angela Merkel’s e-car adviser proposes new investments to reach the target, cleverly moving the deadline to 2022. Only 709,429 to go. Source: DPA Germany has not only been late in making attractive electric cars, its citizens are […]

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  • Remember When Climate Change Meant The End Of Coffee? Never Mind

    • Date: 18/09/18
    • Alex Berezow, American Council of Science and Health

    Don’t expect the media — or the scientists who make theses sorts of predictions — to apologize anytime soon. GWPF Climate Briefing: Roasting the Coffee Apocalypse For roughly the last two years, the media has been warning us that climate change is threatening the world’s supply of coffee beans. According to the hypothesis, growing conditions […]

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  • New Study: Coastal Wetlands May Be More Resilient To Rising Seas Than Previously Thought

    • Date: 17/09/18
    • Science News

    Rising sea levels don’t have to spell doom for the world’s coastal wetlands. A new study suggests salt marshes and other wetlands could accumulate soil quickly enough to avoid becoming fully submerged — if humans are willing to give them a little elbow room. The new study builds on previous work that suggests rising seas […]

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  • Hurricane Florence Is Not an Omen About Climate Change

    • Date: 14/09/18
    • David Kreutzer, The Daily Signal

    In today’s hyper-politicized world of climate science, hardly a thunderstorm passes without somebody invoking the “scientists say” trope to blame it on carbon emissions. The logic seems to be: If it’s bad, it was caused by carbon emissions, and we are only going to see more and worse. More and worse floods, droughts, tornadoes, and […]

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  • Europe’s Renewable Energy Strategy Will Destroy Forests And Boost CO2 Emissions, Scientists Warn

    • Date: 12/09/18
    • The Independent

    Leading climate scientists have denounced the EU’s decision to push wood as a “renewable” energy source. They say the move will likely result in both a boost in greenhouse gas emissions across Europe and devastation of some of the world’s most ancient forests. Not only are forests home to much of the planet’s biodiversity, they […]

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  • Let’s Blame Climate Change: French Champagne Makers See Stars Aligned For Record Harvest

    • Date: 12/09/18
    • Channel NewsAsia

    REIMS, France: In the hilly region of Champagne in eastern France, winegrowers are bringing in grapes early this year for a harvest they expect to be one of the best in a decade. The harvest began at the end of August for most vineyards instead of the usual September after a rainy winter and a […]

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