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Hot Summer Mess: New Climate Models Exaggerate Midwest Warming By 6X

For the last 10 years, I have consulted for grain growing interests, providing information about past and potential future trends in growing season weather that might impact crop yields. Their primary interest is the U.S. corn belt, particularly the 12…

How do fireworks get their colors?

Many, perhaps most, fireworks displays have been canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Still, it’s fun to contemplate the fact that the beautiful colors in fireworks – so good at stirring our emotions – are created by chemistry.

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The environmentalist’s apology: how Michael Shellenberger unsettled some of his prominent supporters

Few things engage a particular subset of conservative media more than an environmentalist having an apparent change of heart and dumping all over the “climate scare”. Earlier this week, the Australian newspaper ran an opinion piece that fitted this narrative…

The battle to stop global warming is increasingly being fought in the courtroom – The Japan Times

LONDON/WASHINGTON/GENEVA – Climate change may be having its day in court. With the slow pace of international climate negotiations, lawyers from Switzerland to San Francisco are increasingly filing lawsuits demanding action. And they are getting creative — using new legal…

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Facebook Oversight Board Asked To Censor Climate Skeptic Posts

Prominent environmentalists and Democratic activists say Facebook is “allowing the spread of climate misinformation to flourish, unchecked” and urging the company’s external oversight board to intervene. Driving the news: A new open letter with signatories including Stacey Abrams, Tom Steyer,…

Facebook Oversight Board Asked To Censor Climate Skeptic Posts

Prominent environmentalists and Democratic activists say Facebook is “allowing the spread of climate misinformation to flourish, unchecked” and urging the company’s external oversight board to intervene. Driving the news: A new open letter with signatories including Stacey Abrams, Tom Steyer,…

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Arizona reels as three of the biggest wildfires in its history ravage state

For residents of Tucson in southern Arizona, the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Coronado national forest are known as a hub for hiking, mountain biking and other outdoor recreation. But on 5 June lightning ignited a wildfire that has grown…

Contrite Activist Condemns ‘Terrorizing Schoolchildren’ With False Science

Former climate activist Michael Shellenberger has condemned alarmists for “terrorizing school children” with false claims that the world is about to end. The life-long environmentalist has given Sky News host Chris Kenny a lengthy interview about his decision to speak…