Michael E. Mann, the climatologist and geophysicist famous by the “hockey stick graph” within a 1999 paper, has published a new paper. It is open source and available via Nature … Influence of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Planetary Wave Resonance and Extreme Weather Events Persistent episodes of extreme weather in the Northern Hemisphere summer have […]

New evidence that Global warming causes heatwaves, droughts and floods – #climate

252 million years ago about 90% of life on planet earth died. This was known as the Permian–Triassic extinction event. OK, so let’s be a tad more precise about the percentages of what happened … The end Permian was the greatest natural catastrophe experienced by life on Earth with its impact recorded […]

Does past climate change hold lessons for us today?

As described last week, this is my regular weekly hit list of weird religious news items. Many humans are religious. Holding a belief is a basic human right as is critiquing such beliefs, and also changing your belief to another belief or non-belief. Generally most also hold such beliefs for cultural or […]

Top 3 Weekly Weird Religious News Items

A press release issued by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has generated a considerable quantity of media fodder. Stories have been popping up all over the place about the idea proposed, and some highly reputable sources have been joining in. For example New Scientist magazine jumped into the fray with this … Could […]

Are the Fast Radio Bursts Aliens sailing amongst the stars?