• ‘Extinct’ Climate Change Victim ‘Alive And Well’

    • Date: 30/08/14
    • Seychelles Island Foundation
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    The Aldabra banded snail (Rhachistia aldabrae), declared extinct in 2007, has been re-discovered alive and well at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles. Before the discovery, the last living individual of the species, which only occurs on Aldabra, was recorded in 1997. Subsequent searches yielded only shell remains. The snail’s apparent demise […]

  • Forget Climate Hysteria: U.S. Hurricane Drought Still In Record Territory

    • Date: 29/08/14
    • Mark Johnson, ABC News
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    Its been almost nine years since the last major hurricane struck the US Mainland. That’s 3,230 days. Remember, we are talking MAJOR hurricanes, of Category 3 strength or higher. The last major hurricane was Hurricane Wilma which hit Florida on October 24, 2005. This is unprecedented in the hurricane record since 1900. Its a full […]

  • Susan Crockford: Healthy Polar Bears, Less Than Healthy Science

    • Date: 28/08/14
    • Dr Susan Crockford
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    Virtually all of the research reports on polar bears over the last few years have contained good news. Who then is to blame for hyping the “polar bears are dying” meme? It’s easy to blame reporters for fanning the flames of hysteria – some of their copy on polar bears is truly over the top. Many […]

  • As The Global Warming ‘Pause’ Continues Scientists Make More Dire Predictions

    • Date: 28/08/14
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller
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    Global warming has been on hiatus for nearly the past two decades, according to global temperature records — and new research predicts this so-called “pause” in warming could last another decade or so. But this news has not stopped climate scientists from issuing even more dire predictions about the Earth’s future if no international agreement […]

  • 39 Guesses About The Global Warming ‘Pause’

    • Date: 24/08/14
    • The Hockey Schtick
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    An updated list of at least 29 32 36 38 39 excuses for the 18 year ‘pause’ in global warming, including recent scientific papers, media quotes, blogs, and related debunkings: 1) Low solar activity  2) Oceans ate the global warming [debunked] [debunked] [debunked] 3) Chinese coal use [debunked] 4) Montreal Protocol  5) What ‘pause’? [debunked] [debunked] [debunked] [debunked] 6) Volcanic aerosols [debunked] 7) Stratospheric Water Vapor  8) Faster Pacific trade winds [debunked] 9) Stadium Waves […]

  • Environmentalism And The Fear Of Disorder

    • Date: 23/08/14
    • Ronald Bailey, Reason Online
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    Greens engage in rituals to allay their anxieties Why do people recycle and buy organic foods? According to Marijn Meijers and Bastiaan Rutjens, a couple of social scientists at the University of Amsterdam, they do it to realize a sense of personal control stemming from their fear that disorder is increasing in the world. Technological […]

  • Scientists Spar Over Alleged Cause Of Global Warming ‘Pause’

    • Date: 22/08/14
    • Pete Spotts, The Christian Science Monitor
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    The deeper researchers dig into the dramatic slowdown in global warming during the past 15 years, the more their findings point to natural climate variability as the cause – rather than any purported end to human-triggered climate change. The latest example of this conclusion comes from a pair of scientists from the United States and […]

  • Global Temperature Standstill ‘Could Last Another Decade’

    • Date: 22/08/14
    • Matt McGrath, BBC News
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    The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures could last for another 10 years, according to new research. Scientists have struggled to explain the so-called pause that began in 1999, despite ever increasing levels of CO2 in the atmosphere. The latest theory says that a naturally occurring 30-year cycle in the Atlantic Ocean is behind […]

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