• New Study Shows Declining Risk & Increasing Resilience To Extreme Weather In France

    • Date: 08/08/18
    • Weather and Climate Extremes, 28 July 2018

    This risk factor for French residents of cities stricken by a disaster has been falling with every passing decade. Abstract: Using an exhaustive administrative database, we assess the impact of extreme weather events over French cities between 1982 and 2017. We identify numerous non-catastrophic disasters, thereby improving coverage wrt. the existing literature. Counting residents of […]

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  • New Doomsday Paper: Only Worldwide Socialism Can Save The Planet From The Climate Apocalypse

    • Date: 07/08/18
    • GWPF

    Radical scientists call for global collectivism, including behavioral changes, new governance arrangements, and transformed social values. Zombie Climate Science Is Back!  Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene Will Steffen, Johan Rockström, Katherine Richardson, Timothy M. Lenton, Carl Folke, Diana Liverman, Colin P. Summerhayes, Anthony D. Barnosky, Sarah E. Cornell, Michel Crucifix, Jonathan F. Donges, Ingo Fetzer, Steven J. Lade, Marten Scheffer, Ricarda Winkelmann, and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber; PNAS August 6, […]

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  • Worst-Case Global Warming Scenarios Not Credible: Study

    • Date: 07/08/18
    • Phys.org

    Earth’s surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions. A revised calculation of how greenhouse gases drive up the planet’s temperature reduces the range of possible end-of-century outcomes by more than half, researchers said in the […]

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  • Global Warming May Mean Fewer Tornadoes in the U.S., Scientists Claim

    • Date: 06/08/18
    • Harry Wilkinson, GWPF

    Fewer tornadoes are touching down in the United States, and we can thank global warming. This is the good news from researchers at the University of Illinois, who suggest that changes in atmospheric circulation linked to Arctic sea-ice retreat is the likely cause. “A relationship between Arctic sea ice and tornadoes in the U.S. may […]

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  • New Study Confirms Some Corals Adapt To Climate Change

    • Date: 04/08/18
    • Phys.org

    New research shows that not all corals respond the same to changes in climate. Orbicella faveolata, commonly known as mountainous star coral with young Sargeant Major fish, Abudefduf saxatilis. Evan’s reef Broad Key, Florida. Credit: Evan K. D’Alessandro, Ph.D. UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science New research shows that not all corals respond the […]

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  • Trump Taps Meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier As White House Science Adviser

    • Date: 01/08/18
    • Nature

    US President Donald Trump will nominate meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier as his government’s top scientist. If confirmed by the Senate, Droegemeier would lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Trump, who took office 19 months ago, has gone longer without a top science adviser than any first-term president since at least 1976. “My initial […]

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  • A Novel Defence Of Bad Social Science Studies

    • Date: 31/07/18
    • Andrew Furguson, The Weekly Standard

    They may not be true, but they feel true. The New York Times,  16 July 2018 Normally a mini-essay by a journeyman reporter for the New York Times would not be worth rebutting with another mini-essay. We can all agree that the world has quite enough mini-essays as it is. But the recent piece by science writer […]

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  • Nat. Geographic Admits They Were Wrong About Notorious Starving Polar Bear-Climate Claims

    • Date: 30/07/18
    • Fox News

    The narrative behind the viral photo of a polar bear starving, reportedly thanks to climate change, has been called into question by the National Geographic photographer who took it in the first place. In an article for the August issue of National Geographic titled “Starving-Polar-Bear Photographer Recalls What Went Wrong,” Cristina Mittermeier talks about the intended message […]

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