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A recent poll demonstrates that while Donald Trump and the Republican party are in complete denial of reality, most of the public are rather sensible, and are not like this. There is also a deeper message here as well, one that is very encouraging, but hidden in the details. First, […]

Deeper encouraging trend emerges from recent #climate poll data



The Heartland Institute churned out a piece of Climate Denial Propaganda entitled “Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming.” back in 2015. If you check it out, you will find that that promote it as follows … Rather than rely exclusively on United Nation’s IPCC for scientific advice, policymakers should seek […]

#Climate Denial Propaganda: “Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming.”



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


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Jeffrey Mervis has an interesting article within Science all about the insights gained by listening to what Lamar Smith (R–TX) says when speaking to a room full of his own tribe. As chair of the U.S. House of Representatives science committee you might expect rationality and reason to prevail, but unfortunately he is very much […]

The political strategy of climate denial


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?