New Study: The Recent CO2 Increase Has Had An Even Greater Earth-Greening Impact Than Previously Thought

New Study: The Recent CO2 Increase Has Had An Even Greater Earth-Greening Impact Than Previously Thought

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Share this…FacebookTwitterThe Earth has been rapidly greening in recent decades, and CO2 fertilization may explain 70% of the trend (Zhu et al., 2016). A new study finds models have significantly underestimated the greening effect of rising CO2. Image Source: Winkler et al., 2019 CO2 is a pollutant? In recent years, carbon dioxide (CO2), an essential […]

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CO2's Influence Was 0.006 W/m² Per Decade During The Last Deglaciation. And This Melted Ice Sheets How?

CO2’s Influence Was 0.006 W/m² Per Decade During The Last Deglaciation. And This Melted Ice Sheets How?

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Share this…FacebookTwitterAccording to the calculations of Dr. James Hansen, the radiative influence derived from the increase in CO2 during the last deglaciation was so negligible that it equated to “a third of energy required to power a honey bee in flight” (Ellis and Palmer, 2016). Image Source: Ellis and Palmer, 2016 Between about 22,000 and […]

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Crete Is Home To 1000 Endangered Griffon Vultures. Wind Turbines Are Projected To Kill 84 Of Them Per Year.

Crete Is Home To 1000 Endangered Griffon Vultures. Wind Turbines Are Projected To Kill 84 Of Them Per Year.

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Share this…FacebookTwitterA potential wind turbine installation on the island of Crete may be poised to drive an endangered raptor population to extinction. Recent studies have found the favored “renewable” energies – wind and solar – are not effective, even counteractive, when it comes to reducing emissions from fossil fuels. Solar PV installation, for example, results […]

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Falsified Hypotheses Are Rejected In Science. For Consensus Climate Science, Failed Hypotheses Are Upheld

Falsified Hypotheses Are Rejected In Science. For Consensus Climate Science, Failed Hypotheses Are Upheld

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Share this…FacebookTwitterIn most scientific fields, hypotheses that fail to be verified by real-world observations 85% to 100% of the time are rejected immediately. In Consensus Climate Science, when 126 of 126, 111 of 114, 42 of 49… modeled projections are wrong, or when the opposite sign of the modeled trend is observed, the climate models […]

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New Paper: Risk Of Poverty, Lower Incomes, Increased Energy Costs 'Directly Linked With Renewable Energies'

New Paper: Risk Of Poverty, Lower Incomes, Increased Energy Costs ‘Directly Linked With Renewable Energies’

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Share this…FacebookTwitterAn empirical analysis using 2005-2015 data from 15 EU countries indicates that as more renewable energies (i.e., solar PV) are deployed, energy costs increase, household poverty risks rise, and incomes decline. Image Source: Pereira et al., 2019 In contrast to the negative consequences of switching from fossil fuels to renewables, Dr. Tadesse Weldu Teklu […]

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Scientists Document No Clear Warming Role For CO2 During The Last Deglaciation - Or The Last 10,000 Years

Scientists Document No Clear Warming Role For CO2 During The Last Deglaciation – Or The Last 10,000 Years

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Share this…FacebookTwitterA new paper indicates the rise in CO2 concentration occurred well after the Northern Hemisphere’s ocean circulation changes drove the abrupt warming (~11,700 years ago) that ended the last ice age – a lag that effectively leaves no causal role for CO2 during deglaciation. Image Source: Muschitiello et al., 2019 Ice core evidence from […]

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New Paper: Sweden Glaciers GAINED Mass From 1970-2001 After Rapid 1920s-'60s Retreat

New Paper: Sweden Glaciers GAINED Mass From 1970-2001 After Rapid 1920s-’60s Retreat

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Share this…FacebookTwitterGlaciers in Sweden melted ~7 times faster during the 1920s to 1960s than from 1970 to 2015. Image Source: Holmlund and Holmlund, 2019 Image Source: Holmlund and Holmlund, 2019 “The strongest melt in the mass change curve […] occurs between the 1930s and 1960s, with the beginning of this negative trend occurring in the […]

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Scientists: The CO2 Greenhouse Effect Was Cancelled Out By Clouds During 1992-2014

Scientists: The CO2 Greenhouse Effect Was Cancelled Out By Clouds During 1992-2014

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Share this…FacebookTwitterThe Greenhouse Effect On Hiatus An unheralded but significant 2016 scientific paper – “A Hiatus of the Greenhouse Effect” – is now publicly available. Scientists have found the greenhouse effect’s (GHE) influence on planetary temperatures went on “hiatus” during 1992-2014. The estimated GHE radiative influence for these 22 years was a slightly negative -0.04 […]

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Satellite Evidence Affirms Solar Activity Drove 'A Significant Percentage' Of Recent Warming

Satellite Evidence Affirms Solar Activity Drove ‘A Significant Percentage’ Of Recent Warming

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Share this…FacebookTwitterIn a new paper, two astrophysicists shred the IPCC-preferred and model-based PMOD solar data set and affirm the ACRIM, which is rooted in observation and shows an increase in total solar irradiance (TSI) during the 1980-2000 period. They suggest a “significant percentage” of recent climate change has been solar-driven. Scafetta and Willson, 2019 I. […]

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Busted Hockey Sticks: 35 Non-Global Warming Papers Have Been Published In 2019

Busted Hockey Sticks: 35 Non-Global Warming Papers Have Been Published In 2019

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Share this…FacebookTwitterCould a transition in paleoclimate reconstruction be underway? More and more, scientists aren’t hiding statements or graphical depictions of the lack of modern warming or the much-warmer Holocene past. A compilation of 35 papers from across the globe indicate that modern climate is not unusual, remarkable or unprecedented, and that large regions of the […]

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2018 Study Finds 'Unsustainable' Smartphone CO2 Emissions To Reach 125 Megatons Per Year By 2020

2018 Study Finds ‘Unsustainable’ Smartphone CO2 Emissions To Reach 125 Megatons Per Year By 2020

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Share this…FacebookTwitterFor those serious about taking concerted action to combat climate change, implications from a 2018 study suggest that the widespread abandonment of  smartphone use — which is collectively on track to add 125 megatons of CO2 equivalent per year by 2020 — may be key to preventing the planet’s catastrophic demise. Image Source (adapted): […]

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New Study: North America Has Been Cooling Since 1998 - With No Significant Overall Warming Since 1982

New Study: North America Has Been Cooling Since 1998 – With No Significant Overall Warming Since 1982

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Share this…FacebookTwitterThe Post-1998 Hiatus Plods On…Regionally Image Source: Gan et al., 2019 North America (180-0°N, 15-60°N) has been characterized as a “major cooling center” by the authors of a new paper (Gan et al., 2019) published in Earth and Space Science. The continent warmed from 1982-1998, but a cooling trend since 1998 has nearly wiped […]

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New Paper: Widespread Collapse Of Ice Sheets ~5000 Years Ago Added 3-4 Meters To Rising Seas

New Paper: Widespread Collapse Of Ice Sheets ~5000 Years Ago Added 3-4 Meters To Rising Seas

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Share this…FacebookTwitterDuring the Mid-Holocene, when CO2 concentrations were stable and low (270 ppm), Antarctica’s massive Ross Ice Shelf naturally collapsed, adding the meltwater equivalent of 3-4 meters to sea levels. Because CO2 concentrations changed very modestly during the pre-industrial Holocene (approximately ~25 ppm in 10,000 years), climate models that are predicated on the assumption that […]

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New Study Reveals The Arctic Region Was 4.6°C Warmer Than 'Present Day' During The 1930s

New Study Reveals The Arctic Region Was 4.6°C Warmer Than ‘Present Day’ During The 1930s

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Share this…FacebookTwitterYet another scientific paper presents evidence that the Arctic region was warmer than recent decades during the 1930s, leading scientists to conclude there is “still-insufficient knowledge of the mechanisms governing the Arctic Climate System.” Image Source: Araźny et al., 2019 Araźny et al., 2019 A comparison of bioclimatic conditions on Franz Josef Land (the […]

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New Study: Australians Were 600% More Likely To Die From Cold Than Heat During 2000-2009

New Study: Australians Were 600% More Likely To Die From Cold Than Heat During 2000-2009

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Share this…FacebookTwitterAccording to a comprehensive (305 locations in 10 countries) 2018 study, deaths attributed to extreme heat have been stable to declining in recent decades (1985-2012).  In contrast, deaths attributed to cold weather show “no clear patterns” – neither increasing or decreasing. Image Source: Vicedo-Cabrera et al., 2018 Across the globe, recent cold spells have […]

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A New Paper Affirms That Storm Energy And Cyclone Intensities Have Rapidly Declined Since 1979

A New Paper Affirms That Storm Energy And Cyclone Intensities Have Rapidly Declined Since 1979

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Share this…FacebookTwitterAs a continuation of the IPCC’s observation (2013) that there has been no detectable trend in storm and cyclone intensification (or extreme weather in general) that can be clearly linked to rising anthropogenic CO2 emissions, a new paper documents the rapid decline in eddy kinetic (EKE) and mean available potential energy (MAPE) since the […]

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Scientists Present New Artifact Evidence From An Arctic Island That Was 5-6°C Warmer 9000 Years Ago

Scientists Present New Artifact Evidence From An Arctic Island That Was 5-6°C Warmer 9000 Years Ago

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Share this…FacebookTwitterZhokhov Island in the Siberian High Arctic today exhibits inhospitably severe climate conditions, desolate tundra, and year-round pack ice in the surrounding sea. During the Early Holocene this same island was warm enough to host waterfowl species, birch trees, and year-round human residents who hunted polar bear and reindeer. Image Source: Makeyev et al., […]

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New Papers Find Significant COOLING In W. Virginia, Appalachia, And The Yellow Sea Since The Early 1900s

New Papers Find Significant COOLING In W. Virginia, Appalachia, And The Yellow Sea Since The Early 1900s

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Share this…FacebookTwitterScientists identify more regions of the world that haven’t warmed up – and have, instead, cooled – since the early 1900s. Kutta and Hubbart, 2019 Observed climatic changes in West Virginia and opportunities for agriculture “Between 1900 and 2016, climatic trends were characterized by significant reductions in the maximum temperatures (−0.78°C/century; p = 0.001), significant […]

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There Has Been Just 0.1°C Of Unremarkable 'Global Warming' In The Last 50 Years

There Has Been Just 0.1°C Of Unremarkable ‘Global Warming’ In The Last 50 Years

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Share this…FacebookTwitter I.  According to the IPCC, the true manifestation of “global warming” can almost exclusively (93%) be found in the oceans.  The surface air or atmospheric heat changes amount to just 1% of the “global warming” representation. Image Source: IPCC (2013) II.  In the first 2000 meters of the global ocean, there has only […]

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Analysis Finds Oceans Have Become LESS 'Acidic' With Rising CO2, Challenging The 'Acidification' Narrative

Analysis Finds Oceans Have Become LESS ‘Acidic’ With Rising CO2, Challenging The ‘Acidification’ Narrative

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Share this…FacebookTwitterA modest long-term (1800s-present) declining trend in ocean pH values predominantly occurred prior to 1930, or before anthropogenic CO2 emissions began rising precipitously. Since 1930, seawater pH trends have risen slightly, meaning sharply rising CO2 has been coincident with less, not more, ocean “acidification”. Image Source (lower graph): Wei et al., 2015 Is “acidification” occurring […]

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