Glaciologist Jason Box describes a post-warming world that you won’t even be able to recognize.
Years ago before there was a lot of paleo climate data, there were some rather simplistic graphs of ancient climate used to make basic points like “around this time it was warmer than around this other time when it was cooler. Maybe. One of those graphs depicts the now debunked “Medieval Warm Period.” (We now […]
Lord Matthew White Ridley will be familiar to most of you as the person who wrote a really good book on evolutionary biology, but later became a “lukewarmist,” a variety of climate change denier who claims global warming is real but not important. To him, this may apply. He is armored in protective privilege as […]
Sea level rise is a serious issue, and the sea is rising because of global warming. How bad can it get? The USGS has estimated the potential contribution of melting ALL of the glacial ice around the world to sea level rise. This is very rough, because many different factors affect sea level, including ocean […]
We are seeing more studies linking climate change to potential or actual changes in agricultural production, and not in a good way. Midwest Agriculture and Economic Risks of Climate Change A study in Iowa suggests that increased high temperatures will have a negative effect on crops. From the Des Moines Register: The report’s grim assessment […]
Cindy Jacobs Saves Texas from Native American Cannibals It is like Pet Cemetery! From Right Wing Watch: Just as Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched his 2012 presidential bid with a prayer rally called “The Response,” fellow Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana is set to lead his own “Response” prayer event this Saturday in Baton […]