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More Polar Bear Climate Porn: Bears Use 4X More Energy In Computer Models

Last week (24 February 2021), The Guardian was promoting a study that claims polar bears now use four times more energy than expected to survive because of ‘major ice loss’ in the Arctic, as a way of suggesting that the…

Michael Mann on the politics of global warming – Financial Times

Climate scientist on the evolution of the climate change debate Pilita Clark talks to Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State university, and one of the world’s best-known climate scientists. They discuss the evolution of the climate…

Fossils may hold clues to climate change, says BGSU paleobiologist – Newswise

Newswise — A Bowling Green State University paleobiologist‘s research into the life and death of an ancient mollusk might uncover clues about the next global warming event on Earth. Dr. Margaret “Peg” Yacobucci, a BGSU geology professor in the School of Earth, Environment…

New fossil discovery illuminates the lives of the earliest primates

(Advanced Science Research Center, GC/CUNY) A new fossil discovery is central to primate ancestry and adds to our understanding of how life on land recovered after the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event 66 million years ago that wiped out all dinosaurs, except for birds. This study was documented in a paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science.

Scientists describe earliest primate fossils

(University of Washington) A new study published Feb. 24, 2021 in the journal Royal Society Open Science documents the earliest-known fossil evidence of primates. These creatures lived less than 150,000 years after the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction event that killed off non-avian dinosaurs and saw the rise of mammals.

Climate change should play big role in pandemic, recession recovery plans – Bangor Daily News

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Michael Howard is a professor of philosophy at the University of Maine. This column…

Snowstorms, the breach of the Arctic vortex and the effects of ice meltwater on the oceans

by Andrew Glikson Warnings by leading climate scientists regarding the high sensitivity of the atmosphere in response to abrupt compositional changes, such as near-doubling of greenhouse gas concentrations, are now manifest: According to Wallace Broecker, (the “father” of climate science)…

Fact: Science Shows Polar Bears Are Thriving Despite Sea-Ice Loss

Is Facebook now an expert on polar bear conservation status? Apparently, they have decreed themselves the last word for online content. There is a plan afoot to label anything that says polar bears are not being harmed by recent sea…

Global warming likely to rise to 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, well above Paris accord target — UN – ThePrint

Emissions from a factory (Representational Image) | Flickr Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: At status quo, global warming is likely to increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2040 or earlier and to 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, according to the…