• Societal Impact Of Justinian Plague May Have Been Exaggerated

    • Date: 05/12/19
    • Science News

    Archaeological evidence suggests a sixth century epidemic didn’t radically change European history An ancient bubonic plague outbreak often characterized as a mass killer that felled Eurasian civilizations was actually pretty tame, researchers say. Known as the Justinianic plague, the outbreak likely didn’t cause enough deaths to trigger major events such as the eastern Roman Empire’s decline, Islam’s […]

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  • David Attenborough Accused Of Misleading Public About Polar Bears, Again

    • Date: 02/12/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation has today filed a complaint to the BBC, accusing Sir David Attenborough of misleading the public about the state of polar bear populations in Canada. In last night’s wildlife TV series Seven Worlds, One Planet David Attenborough and the BBC once again misled the public in a most egregious way. In the programme, […]

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  • In Possible Climate Breakthrough, Israel Scientists Engineer Bacteria To Eat CO2

    • Date: 28/11/19

    Decade-long research at Weizmann Institute could pave way for low-emissions production of carbon for use in biofuels, food, and help remove excess global warming CO₂ from air In a remarkable breakthrough that could pave the way toward carbon-neutral fuels, researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have produced a genetically engineered bacteria that can live […]

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  • New Study Challenges Climate Migration Myths

    • Date: 27/11/19
    • Ingrid Boas et al., Nature Climate Change

    Misleading claims about mass migration induced by climate change continue to surface in both academia and policy. This requires a new research agenda on ‘climate mobilities’ that moves beyond simplistic assumptions and more accurately advances knowledge of the nexus between human mobility and climate change. International migration and climate policy assumes that anthropogenic climate change […]

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  • Just the Facts on Hurricanes

    • Date: 25/11/19
    • Roger Pielke Jr, Forbes

    The 2019 North Atlantic hurricane season ends officially later this week. Here I am going to give you the straight scoop on hurricanes. Everything that follows is fully consistent with recent scientific assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, U.S. National Climate Assessment and World Meteorological Organization. In fact, the information below comes straight out of these authoritative […]

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  • Global Warming’s Apocalyptic Path

    • Date: 23/11/19
    • Real Jean Isaac, The American Spectator

    Apocalyptic mass movements come in waves, and it’s impossible to predict what will happen after the current wave of increasingly unhinged climate change activism breaks. Global warming has been characterized by its critics (and occasionally by followers like Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono) as a religious movement. While this is correct, it is a religious movement of a […]

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  • New Science Scandal: ‘Fatally Flawed Hurricane Paper Should Be Retracted’

    • Date: 15/11/19
    • Roger Pielke Jr., Forbes

    The new PNAS paper is fatally flawed. It contains several major errors and should be retracted. Earlier this week a paper published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by a team of authors led by Aslak Grinsted, a scientist who studies ice sheets at the University of Copenhagen, claimed that “the […]

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  • Venice Is Slowly Sinking

    • Date: 13/11/19
    • The Sun

    The waterways of Venice attract millions of visitors from around the world every year – but rising floodwaters have overwhelmed the Italian city. Here we explain why Venice has flooded, what defences there are, and if the city is sinking. Why does Venice flood? Venice experiences a phenomenon “acqua alta” or “high water” due to exceptional […]

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