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Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Media Cling To False Claim Climate Change Is Making Heatwaves Worse

Citing research from the group World Weather Attribution, New Scientist, Reuters, The Guardian, and other media outlets have published stories claiming climate change is making heatwaves and other extreme weather events more severe. Data falsifies this claim. Attribution studies based…

A Bicycle Built for Transporting Cargo Takes Off

Of particular concern is last-mile urban delivery, which is the most expensive, least efficient and most impactful part of the supply chain. “Currently we have too many large vehicles driving empty. In the U.S., empty trucks drive 20 billion miles…

Analysis reveals how climate change is influencing extreme weather – CBC News

Extreme weather events, from scorching heat waves to unusually heavy downpours, have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months, monsoon rains unleashed disastrous flooding in Bangladesh, and…

UK Ditching Net-Zero Red Tape As Britain Returns To Coal

Fossil fuel power plants are set to be temporarily freed from planned checks on their emissions in a scramble to prevent blackouts as Britain turns back to coal. Coal and gas stations providing backup supply in 2023 will not have…

Biden’s Green-Energy Claptrap Has Gotten Stale And Tiresome

The White House staff probably won’t be walking back Sunday’s remarks by President Joe Biden, but it’s time for the administration to retire a set of talking points that have grown awfully stale. That’s because even the most ardent backers…

Climate change is driving 2022 extreme heat and flooding – Reuters.com

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) – Extreme weather events – from scorching heatwaves to unusually heavy downpours – have caused widespread upheaval across the globe this year, with thousands of people killed and millions more displaced. In the last three months,…

Why is Aus so cold right now despite global warming – Cosmos

Credit: Robert Cianflone / Staff / Getty Michael Grose, CSIRO It’s an offhand joke a lot of us make – it’s freezing, can we get a bit more of that global warming right about now? But how should we really…

How will Arctic mammals respond to climate change? – Cosmos

An Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) asleep in the snow. Credit: Richard Hamilton Smith With the iconic polar bear on thin ice, as global warming melts away its hunting ground, how will other Arctic mammals fare? Computer modelling allows us ways…

Heat Waves Around the World Push People and Nations ‘To the Edge’

Millions of Americans are once again in the grips of dangerous heat. Hot air blanketed Europe last weekend, causing parts of France and Spain to feel the way it usually does in July or August. High temperatures scorched northern and…

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