#Dilbert goes full #climate denial in latest strip

#Dilbert does office politics. Unfortunately, Scott Adams, the guy who draws the strip is not only a rather vocal Trump supporter, but he is also a science denier. Here is the strip that was just published 14th May in which Dilbert goes full science denial … The first few panels are fine, its the last three … Read more #Dilbert goes full #climate denial in latest strip

Accelerated Carbon Dioxide emissions from Alaskan tundra

A new study has exposed the reality of a fear that has existing for some time. As the permafrost increasingly thaws the organic carbon that is trapped there gets released. A new study of this in Alaska has revealed that this is exactly what is now happening. A paper that describes this study is available on PNAS, and is … Read more Accelerated Carbon Dioxide emissions from Alaskan tundra

What happens when Climate Science comes under political attack?

John Church

Today I have a story that comes via the New York Times. Highlighting this is perhaps partially a controversial move on my part due to the recent hiring of a Climate denying journalist, Bret Stephens, by the New York Times in the name of “balance”. To put it politely, I’m not exactly thrilled by that move. … Read more What happens when Climate Science comes under political attack?

Can you vaccinate against “Alternative Facts”?

There is a new study that takes a rather serious look into the idea that you can psychologically inoculate people. Well yes, with my tongue firmly placed in my cheek I believe the term we use to describe that is the word “Education”. OK, so putting the teasing to one side, it is actually both … Read more Can you vaccinate against “Alternative Facts”?

Climate Change is impacting Human Health

The Medical Society Consortium has published a report that lays out the impact that Climate Change is already having on human health. Who? They have an about page. There they explain … The mission of the Consortium is to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful health effects of climate change on Americans, as well as … Read more Climate Change is impacting Human Health

Was April in the #Arctic regular or record breaking?

NSIDC have published their April update, and that of course prompts a question. Has it been a normal average dull April with nothing of note, or do we have a new low? Arctic sea ice extent for April 2017 tied with April 2016 for the lowest in the satellite record for the month. Warm weather conditions and … Read more Was April in the #Arctic regular or record breaking?