• Reality Check: Most King Penguin Populations Have Been Increasing, Not Declining

    • Date: 01/08/18
    • Benny Peiser, Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF)

    “Numbers of king penguins have increased throughout the Southern Ocean over the past 50 years.” These stunning aerial images of a King Penguin colony in South Georgia show thousands of penguins instinctively herding their recently born young into giant huddles to stop them freezing to death According to a new study, the world’s second-largest penguin […]

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  • 2018 Weather-Related Disaster Losses At Record Low (So Far)

    • Date: 31/07/18
    • Roger Pielke Jr.

    Through seven months of 2018 weather-related disaster losses as proportion of global GDP are at a record low. You guys realize how lucky we’ve been in 2018? Roger Pielke Jr., 30 July 2018

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  • Wildfires In Greece And Southern Europe Have Declined Since 1980

    • Date: 28/07/18
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    Wildfires are raging across the Greek Peloponnesus, and politicians and media outlets have done their best to tie the blazes to man-made global warming. “Climate change worsened deadly Greek wildfires,” Axios reported Wednesday. The Washington Post lumped Greek wildfires in a story claiming that “[c]limate change is supercharging a hot and dangerous summer.” Even Greek Citizen Protection Minister Nikos […]

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  • UK Summer Deaths Decline, Despite Rising Temperatures

    • Date: 27/07/18
    • GWPF

    Recent studies show that, contrary to predictions, global warming has not given rise to an increase in heat-related mortality. It would appear the same is true for Britain where this year’s summer deaths have been declining despite rising temperatures. (Note that the latest figures are not yet available)

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  • The Truth Behind The Starving Polar Bear Video Is Worse Than We Thought

    • Date: 26/07/18
    • Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science

    Remember that video of an emaciated Baffin Island polar bear that went viral last December? In an unexpected follow-up (“Starving-Polar-Bear Photographer Recalls What Went Wrong“; National Geographic, August 2018 issue), photographer Cristina Mittermeier makes some astonishing admissions that might just make you sick. It turns out they didn’t just come across the dying bear the day it was […]

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  • India Sees Sharp Fall In Heat Wave Deaths

    • Date: 25/07/18
    • CNN & Times of India

    The death toll from the intense heat that strikes India each year between March and July has dropped drastically over the past three years, according to the latest data from the National Disaster Management Authority. In 2018, 13 people have died from exposure to extreme temperatures. Just three years ago, in 2015, the figure was 2,422. […]

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  • Has Human Influence On The Seasonal Cycle Been Found?

    • Date: 20/07/18
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor

    Has a newly identified human-caused signal emerged from the background of climate noise? This is the claim by Santer et al in a paper just published in Science. The signal is increased seasonal range of tropospheric temperatures observed in mid-latitudes. Santer et al. say that most such AGW “fingerprint” studies rely on comparing climate model […]

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  • The Amazing Arctic Ice Hockey Stick

    • Date: 19/07/18
    • Ron Clutz, Science Matters

    No one knows how long this divergence of surplus ice will persist, but for now 2018 Arctic ice extent resembles a hockey stick.  Presently the ice is 525.000 km^2 above 11 year average (2007 to 2017 inclusive) and  ~1M km^2 greater than 2007. More detailed report from July 14 below. In June 2018, Arctic ice […]

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