the Nature study only found sea level rise that’s less than one-tenth of what is expected under the worst-case scenarios for global warming. “We’re still talking about roughly half a millimeter per year,”
“What President Trump really did was declare an end to the war on affordable energy for Americans and signal that the world’s greatest republic was no longer going to going to stoop to extra-constitutional means to join governments around the world in seeking new ways to tax their citizens."
China’s Paris accord pledge was to “peak” emissions by 2030, meaning they could increase in the years leading up to then. China’s 4-percent uptick in emissions in the first quarter of 2018 is still in line with its Paris pledge.
It’s the latest in a slew of studies trying to figure out how much warming can be expected from a doubling of carbon dioxide levels. The answer: not much, according to Lewis and Curry.
EPA’s proposed data transparency rule will provide for privacy concerns and for concerns from industry over releasing confidential business information.
The cities’ suits against oil companies, however, do not show an industry conspiracy to suppress climate science from the public, U.S. District Judge William Alsup said
EPA regulators would only be allowed to consider scientific studies that make their data available for public scrutiny under Pruitt’s new policy.
“Tillerson was a supporter of (global warming) at ExxonMobil and during his confirmation hearings. On this issue, Pompeo is definitely an upgrade."
Once land subsidence was factored in, “the storms rank slightly lower — as the fourth- and eighth-highest storm tides,” according to researchers. It turns out about the half-foot of sea level rise Boston has seen since the 1800s is due to subsidence.
“Linking hurricane rainfall to global warming today (and even decades from now) based upon such a tiny contribution is misleading.”
This isn’t the first time James Cook University has censured Peter Ridd for being critical of scientists hyping the “death” of the Great Barrier Reef. But this time, Ridd is fighting back.
Climate scientists hope their mock camp illustrates how global warming could impact the Arctic, but the “Gore effect” may make it harder to get the message across.
The NAACP wants man-made global warming to be seen as a civil rights issue.
The Southern Hemisphere storm season has gotten off to a slow start so far, with the lowest cyclone activity on record.
Policy Horizons Canada, a government website, notes that due to “rapidly melting Arctic ice and growing human operations in the North, Santa Claus has signed an agreement with the International community to relocate his village next year to operate in an exclusive zone in the South Pole.”