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The Future Of N. American Energy Hinges On The U.S. Election

One issue on which the two American presidential candidates are sharply divided is the nexus between the environment and energy development. While it may not be the determining factor in an election that’s shaping up primarily to be a referendum…

Alarmists Are Freaking Out Facebook Allows Climate Opinion

The other day my wife texted me a New York Timesarticle entitled “How Facebook Handles Climate Disinformation,” which included a subheader claiming that the social media giant’s policy of exempting opinion articles from fact-checking and warning labels “amounts to a…

The Tyranny Of Global Warmists Is Worse Than You Think

“The more one has paid for a forgery, the more one defends it in the face of all the evidence to the contrary,” writes John Le Carré in his novel about espionage and deception, Smiley’s People. This certainly seems to…

Despite Record Crops, Media Falsely Claim Ethiopian ‘Climate Crisis’

Among the top Google News search results today for “climate change,” an article at Insider.com claims “food insecurity from climate change” is “pushing millions of people into cities.” In reality, Ethiopian crop yields are enjoying consistent, impressive gains, and are…

Greta Thunberg’s Message Of Doom Is Religion, Not Reality

In January, the great and not so good of the corporate elite gathered at Davos for another telling off from Greta Thunberg. “One year ago I came to Davos and told you that our house is on fire,” the climate…

How Media Enables Climate Alarmism To Flourish Unchecked

I have been a news junkie since high school. Media bias favoring left-of-center public policies and politicians is nothing new, yet this 40-year-plus reality never gets shopworn. The flagrancy of skewed news coverage to favor one political agenda and oppose…

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How maths modelling helps efforts to eradicate banana bunchy top virus

Modelling the predicted movements of pervasive sap-sucking tiny insects before they infest banana crops has the potential to become a key tactic in the fight against a devastating virus, according to new research. Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is an aphid-transmitted banana disease that has been in Australia since 1913. Researchers have designed a model that tracked the probability of a banana plant being infected by aphids that carried the disease.

Global warming is having a costly, and dangerous, impact on key military bases in Alaska – Seattle Times

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska –– When warming temperatures melted the frozen ground under the munitions repair facility here years ago, the foundation shifted, causing deep cracks to spread across the thick concrete walls.  Over time, the repair bay for…

Electrification of the Mining Industry — CleanTech Talk with Ideanomics CEO Alf Poor

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan chats again with Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics, Inc., about the electrification of the mining industry, and the benefits of choosing electric for heavy duty vehicles