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The End Is Nigh! Revisiting The Climate Dumpster Fire

In November 2009, the Hadley Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia in Britain* was hacked, releasing thousands of files suggesting a covert mega-operation to propagate an “anthropogenic global warming” myth. The evidence showed that data was tampered…

Global Warming. Inequality. COVID-19. And Al Gore Is…Optimistic? – Mother Jones

Omar Marques/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters. This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Before he was the guy with the climate change PowerPoint presentation, before…

Sen. Cruz Signs Pledge To Keep U.S. Dominant Natural Gas Producer

Sen. Ted Cruz is among 141 political leaders in a pledge to keep the United States’ energy industry dominant amid the coronavirus pandemic and the consequential economic downturn. The Texas Republican, as well as seven additional senators, three governors, and…

Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

(Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) In a new meta-study, experts from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for fish stock around the globe.

A monster quasar in the early universe

Astronomers just announced the most massive quasar yet known in the early universe. Its monster central black hole has a mass equivalent to 1.5 billion of our suns. The object has been given a Hawaiian name, Poniua’ena.

LIGO and Virgo find a mystery object in the “mass gap”

The science world is buzzing today about a new discovery made via the LIGO-Virgo collaboration. It’s a new object found in the so-called “mass gap” between neutron stars and black holes.

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Model Failures: Inflated Pandemic Estimates Weaken Climate Forecasts

Tony Abbott’s suspicion that climate change modeling was “absolute crap” soon will resonate more broadly — so spectacularly bad was expert modeling of the spread and lethality of the coronavirus, faith in all modeling must surely suffer. Why trust the experts to…

Model Failures: Inflated Pandemic Estimates Weaken Climate Forecasts

Tony Abbott’s suspicion that climate change modeling was “absolute crap” soon will resonate more broadly — so spectacularly bad was expert modeling of the spread and lethality of the coronavirus, faith in all modeling must surely suffer. Why trust the experts to…

Global Warming: The climate science you missed – Hindustan Times

Climate scientists continue to debate the unusually hot results from the latest generation of climate models, which started producing worrisome forecasts last year. (Representational Image)(Unsplash) The year 2020 has been all about heat. A deep dive into ­population data and…

Climate change horror: How global warming helped a mass extinction event on Earth – Express.co.uk

Climate change has caused considerable damage to the planet in the past, likely triggering a mass extinction some 359 million years ago. A study published in Science Advances has found the extinction event unfolded between the Devonian and Carboniferous periods…