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What the Ottoman Empire Can Teach Us About the Consequences of Climate Change – The Wire Science

Lala Mustafa Paşa’s Ottoman army parading before the walls of Tiflis in August 1578 after the city had been evacuated by Da’ud Khan. A miniature painting from a 16th-century Ottoman manuscript. Photo: Lessing Archives In the late 16th century, hundreds…

Louie Gohmert’s Best Ideas for Tackling Global Warming – Dallas Observer

^ Keep Dallas Observer Free I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free. As you might’ve heard, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert recently had a novel idea for dealing…

Biden’s ‘War On Energy’ Is The Real Threat To U.S. National Security

The Biden energy policy is not just radically naïve and economically destructive; it’s also dangerous. From placing constraints on drilling for oil and gas to stopping pipelines, the Biden policy puts America’s critical infrastructure at risk and the safety and…

What the Ottoman Empire can teach us about the consequences of climate change – Ohio Capital Journal

Drought’s effects on the population slowed the Ottoman Empire’s expansion in the 16th century. Lessing Archives. By Andrea Duffy, Colorado State University In the late 16th century, hundreds of bandits on horseback stormed through the countryside of Ottoman Anatolia raiding…

‘The Health Impact of Global Warming Is Real, Widespread and Non-Trivial’ – The Wire Science

Women working at a brick kiln in Gujarat, June 2020. Photo: Pop & Zebra/Unsplash New Delhi: Deaths due to heat stress caused by rising global temperatures have moved from projections to actual numbers, with new research finding that over a…

What the Ottoman Empire can teach us about the consequences of climate change – and how drought can uproot peoples and fuel warfare – Source

Drought’s effects on the population slowed the Ottoman Empire’s expansion in the 16th century.Lessing Archives In the late 16th century, hundreds of bandits on horseback stormed through the countryside of Ottoman Anatolia raiding villages, inciting violence and destabilizing the sultan’s…

Don’t Believe The Environmentalists’ Hype

Recently, the environmental community and its allies in the media were in a tizzy over the change of two members of Exxon Mobil’s board of directors. The event, which was imagined and portrayed to be seminal in the struggle against…

What You Need to Know About Climate Change – AARP

Risk: Chaotic farming conditions Impact: More expensive groceries Think you spend a lot at the supermarket? Consider that last summer, at least a third of Iowa’s corn, soy and other crops were wiped out by powerful derechos, which caused devastating wind damage…

Tim Ahern honored by SSA for transformative seismic data use

(Seismological Society of America) For his unmatched efforts in transforming seismic data sharing, archiving and standardization, the Seismological Society of America (SSA) honors Timothy Ahern with the 2021 Frank Press Public Service Award.

Climate change makes West Nile virus outbreaks ‘plausible’ in UK

(UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ) Climate change will make outbreaks of West Nile virus more likely in the UK within the next 20-30 years, a new study has found. A new scientific model shows the risk of the mosquito-borne pathogen spreading to the country will increase as temperatures rise.