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Mercury concentrations in Yukon river fish could surpass EPA criterion by 2050

The concentration of mercury in the fish in Alaska’s Yukon River may exceed the EPA’s human health criterion by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming are not constrained, according to new research.

Green-Energy Agenda Gets Reality Check From Environmentalists

Icebreaker Wind, designed as the first offshore renewable power project in the Great Lakes, is backed by the usual supporting cast: energy development advocates and environmental groups like the Sierra Club and the Ohio Environmental Council. What’s surprising is that…

Global Warming Shifts Arctic Climate From Ice and Snow to Water and Rain – The New York Times

The effects of global warming in the Arctic are so severe that the region is shifting to a different climate, one characterized less by ice and snow and more by open water and rain, scientists said Monday. Already, they said,…

Arctic transitioning to a new climate state

(National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research) The fast-warming Arctic has started to transition from a predominantly frozen state into an entirely different climate with significantly less sea ice, warmer temperatures, and more rain, according to a comprehensive new study of Arctic conditions.

NOAA taps David Legates, professor who questions the seriousness and severity of global warming, for top role – The Washington Post

The agency, which oversees weather forecasting, climate research and fisheries, has until now continued its climate research and communications activities unfettered by political influence. For that, NOAA stands in stark contrast to the Environmental Protection Agency and science agencies at…

Earth may pass a dangerous warming limit by 2024 — study – Inverse

The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by the World Meteorological Organization warns this limit may be exceeded by 2024 – and the risk is growing. This first overshoot beyond 1.5℃…

Activists Blame ‘Climate Change’ For Wildfires, Rains, Heatwaves

Climate alarmists are pinning specific extreme weather events on global warming, insisting they would have “almost no chance of happening without human-induced climate change.” “The planet is showing signs it’s in peril,” declares a Reuters article Thursday. “In recent weeks,…