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No Trend In Early W. Hudson Bay Ice Breakup For Last 20 Years

Straight from the horse’s mouth: all polar bear females tagged by researchers around Churchill in Western Hudson Bay last year were still on the ice as of 25 June. With plenty of ice still remaining over the bay, spring breakup…

Why Trudeau May Scrap His Hefty Carbon Tax Plans (No, Really)

When future historians retrace the rise and fall of carbon taxes in Canada, they may well conclude that last week was the point at which the policy’s decline became irreversible. That’s because it was the week when the Trudeau Liberals…

A small asteroid hit us last weekend

Asteroid 2019 MO exploded in our atmosphere with an energy of about 3 to 5 kilotons of TNT. Such events happen once or twice yearly, astronomers say. Most are unexpected, but this space rock was detected hours before it struck.

New Research for week #25, 2019

Posted on 25 June 2019 by SkS-Team 49 publications for this week.  The last paper in this week’s list features Skeptical Science volunteer and highly cited researcher Stephan Lewandowsky along with Skeptical Science founder John Cook as first and second…

BYD Adds Bus Manufacturing Capacity In North America With New Canadian Plant

New energy company BYD is taking another step into the lucrative North American bus market with the announcement of a new bus plant in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. The new 45,000-square-foot facility represents another step forward into the electrified future of North America

Apocalyptic Rhetoric Over Extreme Weather Keeps Heating Up. Experts Say Cool It

On June 7, I published an op-ed on this page telling the story of Roger Pielke Jr., a U.S. climate expert whose research on climate change and extreme weather didn’t support many of the alarmist slogans on the subject. Despite his…

Watch Pence pack 2 lies about the environment into a 20-second clip – Vox.com

Vice President Mike Pence once described global warming as “a myth,” so his refusal to acknowledge climate change as a threat to the United States during an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday wasn’t shocking. But what was somewhat…