environment






great barrier reef bleaching
I’ve previously written about the 2016 bleaching event at the great barrier reef back in 2016. The update is that a new paper has just been published in Nature that contains a scientific analysis of what happened. Entitled “Global warming transforms coral reef assemblages“, it explains … Our study bridges […]

Study: #GreatBarrierReef at ‘unprecedented’ risk of collapse after major bleaching event


political censorship
Reveal, a nonprofit investigative journalism organisation founded in 1977, has an article by Elizabeth Shogren on the emerging anti-science policy within the US Dept of Interior. The US department of the Interior is currently run by Ryan Zinke, a Trump appointed climate denier. His record is one in which he has opposed objections […]

Human Role in Climate Change censored from science report


fuel economy
This might or might not happen, or might happen but be watered down. The LA Times reports it as follows … EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering […]

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate