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Sorry Doomsayers: The Science Says There’s No Climate Emergency

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism (or, rather, according to the new guidelines, climate crisis or climate catastrophe activism) is reaching its shrillest heights yet, what…

Understanding The Great Climate Model Scenario Debate

Last week saw a major debate in climate science jump from Twitter discussions among experts into the broader scientific community, where it has ignited a sometimes heated and undeniably consequential discussion. I’ve received many requests to help explain this issue…

Fighting Climate Change Is The Cheapest Option We Have Left, Modelling Shows – ScienceAlert

You would think that ensuring the survival of the human race is something you can’t put a price on, but one of the reasons that governments aren’t always keen to take action on climate change is the economic costs of…

Worst Case Climate Scenario Might Be (Slightly) Less Dire Than Thought – InsideClimate News

What’s the worst-case scenario for a warming climate? Until recently, scientists said it would involve a global temperature rise of almost 5 degrees Celsius by 2100, with deadly heat waves, extreme storms and droughts in a world without summer sea…

Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg as he calls global warming ‘greatest ever threat’ – Sky News

Prince Charles has said climate change, global warming and loss of diversity are the “greatest threats humanity has ever faced” – as he met activist Greta Thunberg for the first time. He was speaking at the World Economic Forum in…

How anti-sprawl policies may be harming water quality

(Penn State) Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development — buildings, roads and the utilities that support them — within a defined area. These boundaries are intended to decrease negative impacts on people and the environment. However, according to a Penn State researcher, policies that aim to reduce urban sprawl may be increasing water pollution.

CBS News Touts Going Meatless After 2030 To Avoid Climate ‘Crisis’

It looks like livestock production is contributing to climate change and we need to hit “peak meat” by 2030 to avoid an “ecological disaster.” At least, that’s the idea CBS News is touting from “scientists.” In a bizarre Dec. 12…

Scientists warn the world is about to reach 'peak meat'

When it comes to meat, the world’s plate is more than half full. In fact, scientists say it’s fast approaching a tipping point. In a letter published in the The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, 50 international scientists and environmental experts…