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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…

Global warming threatens Atlantic puffin recovery in Maine » Yale Climate Connections – Yale Climate Connections

(Photo credit: USFWS / Flickr) When Europeans first arrived in North America, Atlantic puffins were common on islands in the Gulf of Maine. But hunters killed many of the birds for food or for feathers to adorn ladies’ hats. By…

How a teen changed his stepdad’s mind about global warming – Yale Climate Connections

Children’s beliefs are often shaped by their parents. But sometimes, young people influence the adults in their lives. Lance Lawson is a recent high school graduate from Florida. For a long time, he believed climate change was a hoax because…

Wherever the sun shines: Bringing solar to low- and middle-income communities

(Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies ) A new guidebook based on research by Yale and NYU scholars offers a roadmap for installing rooftop solar panels in communities that are often overlooked when it comes to promoting renewable energy solutions.

Biosignatures may reveal a wealth of new data locked inside old fossils

(Yale University) Step aside, skeletons — a new world of biochemical “signatures” found in all kinds of ancient fossils is revealing itself to paleontologists, providing a new avenue for insights into major evolutionary questions.

Some new climate models are projecting extreme warming. Are they correct? – Yale Climate Connections

For the past year, some of the most up-to-date computer models from the world’s top climate modeling groups have been “running hot” – projecting that global warming may be even more extreme than earlier thought. Data from some of the…

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Decline in green energy spending might offset COVID-era emissions benefits

Researchers have documented short-term environmental benefits during the COVID-19-related lockdown, but that silver lining could be far outweighed by a long-term decline on clean energy investments, a new study finds.

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Decline in green energy spending might offset COVID-era emissions benefits

Researchers have documented short-term environmental benefits during the COVID-19-related lockdown, but that silver lining could be far outweighed by a long-term decline on clean energy investments, a new study finds.

First dinosaur eggs were soft like a turtle’s

(American Museum of Natural History) New research suggests that the first dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs — a finding that contradicts established thought. The study, led by the American Museum of Natural History and Yale University, analyzed the eggs of two vastly different non-avian dinosaurs and found that they resembled those of turtles in their microstructure, composition, and mechanical properties. The research also suggests that hard-shelled eggs evolved at least three times independently in the dinosaur family tree.