• In 1540, Europe Was Likely Warmer Than Today, Scientists Conclude

    • Date: 01/11/17
    • Rene Orth et al., Environmental Research Letters

    ‘Our results show medium confidence that summer mean temperatures and maximum temperatures in Central Europe in 1540 were warmer than the respective present-day mean summer temperatures.’   Abstract: There is strong evidence that the year 1540 was exceptionally dry and warm in Central Europe. Here we infer 1540 summer temperatures from the number of dry days (NDDs) […]

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  • New Paper: Sustainability Threatens Public Health In The Developing World

    • Date: 31/10/17
    • Mikko Paunio, Priorities Magazine

    Current conservation policies often clash with public health initiatives in the developing world but they get little attention. There are real harms in advocating water and energy conservation over people. We take sanitary practices for granted in wealthier countries but hygienic practices require water in quantity and uninterrupted power to supply that water and related […]

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  • Green Killing Machines: Among ‘Green’ Energy, Hydropower Is The Most Dangerous

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • University of Hong Kong

    Many governments are promoting a move away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy sources. However, in a new study published, scientists highlight some of the ecological dangers this wave of ‘green’ energy poses. “We know that burning fossil fuels is damaging the environment and warming the climate,” said Dr. Luke Gibson, Honorary Assistant Professor of […]

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  • The Glyphosate-Gate Scandal

    • Date: 24/10/17
    • Geoffrey Kabat, Forbes

    Converging evidence points to the agency’s skewing its glyphosate report to reach a desired conclusion In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, issued a report labeling the weed killer glyphosate a “probable carcinogen.” This ruling caused consternation in the scientific and agricultural communities. Glyphosate, which is manufactured by Monsanto and is the […]

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  • New Research Signals The End Of The Ocean Acidification Scare for Corals

    • Date: 23/10/17
    • CO2 Science

    Alarmist claims of near-future coral reef dissolution, courtesy of the ever-hyped ocean acidification hypothesis, have dissolved away thanks to the seminal work of McCulloch et al. The world’s corals are much more resilient to changes in their environment than acidification alarmists have claimed them to be. Paper Reviewed McCulloch, M.T., D’Olivo, J.P., Falter, J., Holcomb, M. and […]

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  • Scientific Establishment Rocked By New Science Scandal

    • Date: 20/10/17
    • Reuters

    LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer. Documents seen by Reuters show how a draft of a key section of the International Agency for Research […]

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  • Welcome To The New Age Of Academic Fascism & Mob Rule

    • Date: 08/10/17
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education

    Academic publisher withdraws essay defending colonialism, citing threat to journal editor A controversial essay that offered a defense of colonialism and led to a revolt at Third World Quarterly has been withdrawn due to “serious and credible threats of personal violence” to the journal’s editor, according to a notice posted by the journal’s publisher, Taylor & Francis. The essay, “The Case […]

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  • Surprise: AP Journalist Omitted Expert Quotes That Didn’t Fit The Narrative About Global Warming

    • Date: 08/10/17
    • Michael Bastasch. Daily Caller

    An Associated Press reporter sent some questions to Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. about what role global warming played in this year’s slew of billion-dollar natural disasters. Pielke, an expert on natural disaster costs, apparently didn’t give AP reporter Seth Borenstein the answers he was looking for, because his ensuing article didn’t have any quotes from the University […]

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