• Ignore Climate Hysteria: California’s ‘Permanent’ Drought Was Fake News

    • Date: 15/03/19
    • Los Angeles Times

    It’s official: California is 100% drought-free. For the first time since 2011, the state shows no areas suffering from prolonged drought and illustrates almost entirely normal conditions, according to a map released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor. Former Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order in 2017 that lifted the drought emergency in most of […]

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  • Dinosaurs Unaffected by Climate Change Before Asteroid Strike

    • Date: 14/03/19
    • Hayley Dunning, Imperial College

    Dinosaurs were unaffected by long-term climate changes and flourished before their sudden demise by asteroid strike. Scientists largely agree that an asteroid impact, possibly coupled with intense volcanic activity, wiped out the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago. However, there is debate about whether dinosaurs were flourishing before this, […]

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  • New Study: German Wind Turbines Kill 1,200 Tons Of Insects Per Year

    • Date: 12/03/19
    • Michael Krueger, Science Sceptical blog

    A new study finds that around 1,200 tons of insects are killed p.a. by wind turbines in Germany alone In Germany, there are currently around 25,000 wind turbines installed. For some years now, it has been known that they do not provide environmentally friendly electricity, as countless birds and bats are killed by their rotor […]

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  • Improving Planet Earth: How Humans Will Bring Back Extinct Species

    • Date: 12/03/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Woolly mammoth may once again make an appearance on this planet – after Japanese scientists claim to have taken a “significant step” towards bringing the long-extinct animals back to life. With their enormous shaggy torsos and long curved tusks, the imposing creatures last walked on earth during the Ice Age. Fast forward thousands of years […]

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  • New Paper: Solar Impact On Climate Greater Than Thought

    • Date: 11/03/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that the solar influence on climate is is much larger than is generally recognised. The report, by Professor Henrik Svensmark of the Danish National Space Institute, outlines some of the remarkable correlations between solar activity and past climate changes. It also shows that the output […]

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  • Green Fanatics Defeated: Life-Saving Golden Rice Finally Gets to Poor Farmers

    • Date: 08/03/19
    • Ronald Bailey, Reason Online

    Bangladesh announces that it will allow its farmers to plant this genetically improved crop despite opposition from green activists Golden Rice which has been genetically engineered to have higher levels of the vitamin A precursor beta-carotene is finally about be to approved for planting by poor farmers in Bangladesh. This a big step toward improving […]

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  • An Israeli Company May Have Solved The World’s Water Problems For Good

    • Date: 04/03/19
    • Jerusalem Post

    The company’s large-scale generator can produce up to 5,000 liters of clean water every day from the air, requiring no infrastructure other than a standard electricity supply. It might sound like a sophisticated magic trick or even a biblical story, but one Israeli company’s groundbreaking technology can create fresh drinking-quality water from nothing but plain […]

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  • Matt Ridley: The Rise Of Fake Science

    • Date: 28/02/19
    • Matt Ridley, The Spectator

    Pseudoscience is on the rise – and the media is completely hooked ‘The whole aim of practical politics,’ wrote H.L. Mencken, ‘is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.’ Newspapers, politicians and pressure groups have been […]

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