Add Ebola and Islamic extremism to the list. Is there anything not caused by climate change? By Rick Brinegar You name it, whether it’s beached walruses, rising sea levels, mass extinctions, societal collapse, or “thermageddon,” all the bad things you can think of have been caused by man-made climate change, according to the “man-made […]
Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa writes on Michigan Live about the lingering effect of historic ice extent last winter in the Great Lakes and late ice melt this summer due to that extent: Read More: Water temperature of the Great Lakes is over 6 degrees colder than last year, 3 degrees colder than normal | Watts Up […]
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called on other nations to join the Pentagon in taking steps to mitigate and adapt to climate change, calling it a “threat multiplier” that could exacerbate global challenges if left unaddressed. Read More: Hagel: Climate change a ‘threat multiplier’ | WashingtonExaminer.com.
Scientists and others on a team assembled by the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, which focuses on free-market solutions to today’s problems, say the “scare” of global warming from the use of carbon fuels and other human activities “is over.” Read More: ‘Global warming scare’ declared ‘over’.
Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map sea ice extent in the late 1970s. The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the magnitude of the rapid […]
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change. Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels and intensifying weather events will challenge global stability, he said, and could lead to food and water […]
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have demolished claims by global warming activists that global warming caused or worsened many extreme weather events last year. According to NOAA’s new publication, Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective, there is no discernible connection between global warming and 2013 extreme weather events such […]
THE PUBLIC are becoming ever more sceptical of climate change as they begin to ask ‘where is the global warming we were promised?’, a leading scientist has claimed. Read More: Dr Benny Peiser says public are more sceptical about climate change and global warming | Nature | News | Daily Express.
Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official. Read More: US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks | Reuters.
Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found. Read More: West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes – LA Times.