• Climate Change Is Not The Biggest Threat To Wildlife

    • Date: 11/08/16
    • Ellie Zolfagharifard, Daily Mail

    This graphic shows the main causes of biodiversity decline. By far the greatest is overpopulation, followed by agriculture and urbanisation While scientists acknowledge climate change is a threat, they found that three-quarters are being over-exploited for commerce, recreation or subsistence. Demand for meat and body parts, for example, have driven the Western gorilla and Chinese […]

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  • 640,000 Years Of Climate Change

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

    Oxygen isotope records from Chinese caves characterize changes in both the Asian monsoon and global climate. Here, using our new speleothem data, we extend the Chinese record to cover the full uranium/thorium dating range, that is, the past 640,000 years. The record’s length and temporal precision allow us to test the idea that insolation changes […]

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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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    • Date: 19/07/16
    • GWPF Climate Briefing
    • Date: 14/07/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Boris Johnson: The False Weather Prophets Fools who believed that the global warming soothsayers really meant what they said or that they had a clue what the weather would be in the next 10 years. […] For more than 20 years now, we have been told that this country was going to get hotter and […]

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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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