Agriculture

Now It's "Global Stilling" ...Researchers Amazed: Global Wind Speeds Have SLOWED DOWN Since 1960s!

Now It’s “Global Stilling” …Researchers Amazed: Global Wind Speeds Have SLOWED DOWN Since 1960s!

German public radio DLF here  reports an astonishing finding by scientists: Global wind speeds globally are slowing down! A number of European scientist groups and a European science magazine of the EU Commission just reported on this. Global wind speeds are slowing down, European researchers believe. Image: anemometer, NOAA public domain photo. According to the […]

Super EU Nanny-State Now Aiming To Regulate The Color/Cooking Of French Fries!

Super EU Nanny-State Now Aiming To Regulate The Color/Cooking Of French Fries!

“EU regulation madness” knows no limits What follows is a story that really reminds us why Britain opted out of the EU: British citizen (except for some Scots) don’t want every single bloody detail of their private lives regulated by a nanny super-state. They have had it! EU bureaucrats think the Europeans are first-graders, and […]

Urban Farming Is Not A Planet Savior...More A Lifestyle For Modern Hypocrites And Ingrates

Urban Farming Is Not A Planet Savior…More A Lifestyle For Modern Hypocrites And Ingrates

Urban farming seems to be one of the latest trends among activists obsessed with environmental-footprints, and is being billed by some as the solution for all the world’s ills. In the following video urban farmer Curtis Stone is just the latest example of how people can get intoxicated by a dogma, become blind to their […]

Winter Continues To Plague US In April ...Also Data Show February Getting Colder

Winter Continues To Plague US In April …Also Data Show February Getting Colder

Winter in the US refuses to yield as snow falls in the Rockies and in New England. More is on the way. April Fools on global warming. Snow blankets parts of New England on April 1st. Photo: Reader Snowman. And according to veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi at Weatherbell, more surges of cold and snow are […]

WaPo Cherry Blossom Claims Refuted: "Nothing But Lies And Statistical Manipulations"!

WaPo Cherry Blossom Claims Refuted: “Nothing But Lies And Statistical Manipulations”!

Reader David Reich left a comment  in response to Kenneth Richard’s post on grape harvests and climate. I’ve decided to upgrade it as a post below. Both stories show that today’s climate is well within the range of our climate’s natural variability over the past 100 and 1000 years, and that today’s weather events aren’t […]

Radical Green Obsessions: German Gov Pushing To Devolve Humans To Herbivores

Radical Green Obsessions: German Gov Pushing To Devolve Humans To Herbivores

News site t-online.de here writes that visitors to the German Ministry of Environment will be served only vegetarian food, according to German daily Bild. The order comes from the Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks (Socialist Party) herself. According to reports, food service companies that cater events held at the Ministry are not to provide fish or […]

New Paper Shows No Precipitation Trend On Iberian Peninsula Over Past 300 Years!

Puzzling drought history of Spain during the past 300 years By Dr. Sebastian Lüning, Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (German passages translated by P. Gosselin) [NOTE: Comment moderation will be slow over the next couple of days due to limited WIFI access. -PG] Gradually word is getting out that the current climate trend has to be put in […]

Activism Under The Influence: German Greens, Munich Environmental Institute Now Demand Safe Alcohol!

Activism Under The Influence: German Greens, Munich Environmental Institute Now Demand Safe Alcohol!

Over the past couple of days an “explosive scandal” has erupted in Germany. Apparently traces of Monsanto pesticide product Glyphosate has been detected in 14 of Germany’s top beer brands, read background here. OMG! Greens warn of a “health danger”: Those 50,000,000 micrograms of alcohol in 1 liter of beer might contain a whole 29 […]

Embarassing Revelations For Kelley et al…2008 German Radio Already Showed Focus On Climate Change Was Misplaced

The Kelley et al study is increasingly looking like a politically bought panic paper, designed to send out a certain message and mislead the public. What is especially tragic about the whole nonsense is that the paper only serves to shift the focus away from the real causes behind the worsening tragedy in the Syrian […]

Spiegel Demolishes Syria War-Climate Change Paper By Kelley et al. …”Hardly Tenable” … “Distraction From Real Problems”

Spiegel science journalist Axel Bojanowski here looks at the new paper “Climate change in the Fertile Crescent and implications of the recent Syrian drought,” PNAS, March 2, 2015 by Kelley et al, which claims the 2007−2010 drought contributed to the war in the region. A number of major news outlets, such as the New York Times […]

Spiegel: Mongolia's Shrinking Lakes Due To Mining, Agriculture - "Climate Change Not A Reason"!

Spiegel: Mongolia’s Shrinking Lakes Due To Mining, Agriculture – “Climate Change Not A Reason”!

Online Spiegel reports on a new study published in the PNAS titled: Rapid loss of lakes on the Mongolian Plateau. Over the recent decades, satellite-based evaluations are showing that the Mongolian Plateau has been experiencing “remarkable lake shrinkage” because of “intensive human activities and climate changes“, the study claims. Disappearing lakes due to mining and agriculture […]

Part 2 Of Documentary Totally Dismisses/Contradicts Michael Mann’s Claim Of A Steady Climate Since 1000 A.D.

Yesterday I posted on Part 1 of German ZDF television’s Terra-X series two-part documentary on climate and human history appearing on January 11  and 18. Part 1 covered the world’s climatic changes that occurred during the last ice age and up to the time of the Roman Empire. Part 1 clearly showed that the earth’s climate […]

A New Year’s Resolution To Consider…And How “Consensus Science” May Have Almost Killed Andrew Revkin

As New Year’s Day approaches here’s something off-topic, but could make a real difference to your health. It has to mine. Probably the most common New Year’s resolution one hears is “I’m going to get back in shape“. Unfortunately it is also the one that fails the most often. A year ago, at the age of […]

President Bill Clinton No Longer Believes The “Consensus Science”. Why? Because It Almost Killed Him!

For decades the science told us that humans needed to cut back on fatty foods like red meat, eggs, chicken, cheese, butter and that we should switch to high carb diets, with lots of exercises. High carb, low fat was The Consensus. Backed by all the US medical associations and 99% of all doctors. Dissenters […]

2014 Sees Record Harvests Worldwide…Demolishing Gloomy Myth Global Warming Would Lead To Acute Crop Failures

It’s early November and now is a good time to look at some of this year’s global crop harvest results. Let’s recall that global warming models projected poor harvests and hunger in the future due to droughts (and floods). But that is hardly the case…at least certainly for this year. And recall how Joe Bastardi last spring […]

Coming Meat Ban? New Study: Meat-Eaters Emit More Than Twice As Much Greenhouse Gases As Vegans

A new study by researchers in England claim that people who eat lots of meat emit much more CO2 than vegans. Worse: the nutty scientists are urging governments to change dietary guidelines. At the journal of Climatic Change, Peter Scarborough et al claim that “reducing the intake of meat and other animal based products can make […]

Climate Profoundly Impacted Development Of Civilization...Cool Periods Brought On Plagues/Death

Climate Profoundly Impacted Development Of Civilization…Cool Periods Brought On Plagues/Death

A Short History of the Human Race Part 4/4. The Iron Age to the Present Research by Ed Caryl Climate historians usually recognize one Holocene Climate Optimum, from the end of the last ice age to about 4000 years ago. But as we have seen in this series of articles, there were three major warm […]

Holocene Cold Spells Brought Drought And Famine...Sea Levels Were Often Much Higher Than Today

Holocene Cold Spells Brought Drought And Famine…Sea Levels Were Often Much Higher Than Today

A Short History of the Human Race The Climb Out Of The Ice Age Part 2 By Ed Caryl Below is a plot of sea level and temperature for the last 21,000 years, when the world warmed out of the last ice age, and civilization became possible. This is the end of the Upper Pleistocene […]

History Is Clear: Humans Prospered In Climates That Were Warmer Than Today's...Died In Cooler Ones

History Is Clear: Humans Prospered In Climates That Were Warmer Than Today’s…Died In Cooler Ones

A Short History of the Human Race Part 1, The Late Pleistocene, A Story of Survival By Ed Caryl The story of the human race, Homo Sapiens, is really a story driven by climate, particularly temperatures, rainfall, and sea level. Most of that history has taken place in the last 20,000 years, since the Last […]

Greenpeace Activists Destroyed Sight-Saving Golden Rice. NYT, Beeb, New Scientist Made False Reports

Greenpeace Activists Destroyed Sight-Saving Golden Rice. NYT, Beeb, New Scientist Made False Reports

Bill Gates tweets Revkin on the need for Golden Rice. Green activists acting out of pure ideology and emotion sabotage sight-saving crop… The True Story About Who Destroyed a Genetically Modified Rice Crop By Mark Lynas Did you hear that a group of 400 angry farmers attacked and destroyed a field trial of genetically modified […]