@Skeptical Science: 2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change Global Warming News Roundup #16

A chronol­ogical listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week. Editor's Pick Earth Day and the Hockey Stick: A Singular Message Credit: Freesty­lephoto Getty Images

When the hockey stick was first attacked in the late 1990s I was initially reluctant to speak out, but I realized I had to defend myself against a cynical assault on my science and on…

2018-04-21 18:05

@Google: Pensacola teen sues Florida over its 'indiff­erence' to climate change Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola News Journal Pensacola teen sues Florida over its'indi­fference' to climate change Pensacola News Journal A 14-​year-​old from Pensacola is suing the state of Florida and several of its officials for their"del­iberate indiff­erence" to the damaging effects of climate change. Oliver Chamblin is one of eight youths between the ages of 10 and 20 who allege they ...

2018-04-19 05:46

@Google: Climate change schism: Evange­lical Chris­tians divided on human role in global warming NBCNew­s.com

NBCNew­s.com Climate change schism: Evange­lical Chris­tians divided on human role in global warming NBCNew­s.com And few people know that better than atmosp­heric scientist Katharine Hayhoe, who recently ran into a pair of climate change skeptics while speaking at the Presby­terian Church in Granada Hills, Califo­rnia."­These were two men who were leaning back and ...

2018-04-22 11:54

@And then there's physics: The “truth” matters

There’s been a lengthy Twitter exchange about the Harvey et al. paper. In case you don’t remember, it was a paper essent­ially arguing that those blogs that tend to be dismi­ssive of the risks assoc­iated with anthrop­ogenic global warming (AGW) …

2018-04-16 22:02

@Google: Canada, France promise to double down on climate-​change fight amid US inaction Red Deer Advocate

Red Deer Advocate Canada, France promise to double down on climate -​change fight amid US inaction Red Deer Advocate OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron, long billed as kindred political spirits, agreed Monday to a fresh, fortified attack on climate change — hoping to keep a shared priority at the forefront of the global ... and more »

2018-04-16 21:45

@Google: Every­thing You Ever Wanted to Know About Earth's Past Climates Smiths­onian

Smiths­onian Every­thing You Ever Wanted to Know About Earth's Past Climates Smiths­onian In Silent Spring, Rachel Carson considers the Western sageb­rush. “For here the natural landscape is eloquent of the interplay of forces that have created it,” she writes. “It is spread before us like the pages of an open book in which we can read why ...

2018-04-16 17:40

@Google: New committee to immedi­ately begin work on making farmers pay for climate pollution New Zealand Herald

Newstalk ZB New committee to immedi­ately begin work on making farmers pay for climate pollution New Zealand Herald A new climate change group has been immedi­ately tasked with working out how New Zealand farmers can pay for their climate pollu­tion. And the highly controv­ersial decision about whether and when the agricu­ltural industry is charged for its green­house ... New committee to begin work on…

2018-04-17 06:19

@The Carbon Brief: Video: All you need to know about the shipping sector’s new climate deal

Last week countries agreed to a new emissions reduction target for the shipping sector, as...

The post Video: All you need to know about the shipping sector’s new climate deal appeared first on Carbon Brief .

2018-04-17 08:00

@Judith Curry: Four questions on climate change

by Garth Paltridge An essay on the state of climate change science. (1) Is the science of climate change ‘sett­led’? The scien­tific uncerta­inties assoc­iated with climate predi­ction are the basis of most of the arguments about the signif­icance of climate …

2018-04-19 02:00

@John Fleck: “we don’t have water”

I had a nice talk Friday with Norman and Paul Kehmeier, father and son farmers in Delta County, Colorado, who get their water from Surface Creek, a tributary to the Gunnison. I called after getting a note earlier in the week from Norman, who I’d met last year on a trip to Grand Junction: Thought ...

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2018-04-23 02:52

@Google: The Common­wealth can kickstart a global offensive on climate change The Guardian

The Guardian The Common­wealth can kickstart a global offensive on climate change The Guardian Three years later, many commun­ities have yet to fully recover, in a place where the impact of a changing climate is on full display. Vanuatu is one of New Zealand's Pacific neigh­bours and friends – and its exper­ience is an increa­singly common one. In ... Climate change and the enviro­nment: What to…

2018-04-18 07:00

@Google: Chance to end climate wars: Can the NEG get up? The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald Chance to end climate wars: Can the NEG get up? The Sydney Morning Herald In a perfor­mance remini­scent of speed skater Steven Bradbury, the NEG is the last acronym standing. The Clean Energy Target, the Emissions Intensity Scheme, and even the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme from the Rudd years all fell by the wayside ... and more »

2018-04-19 09:09

@Google: Climate Change Is Making Deadly Air Pollution Worse in Cities Across the US TIME

TIME Climate Change Is Making Deadly Air Pollution Worse in Cities Across the US TIME Environme­ntalists worry that climate change could cause problems with rising sea levels and crop failures in the coming decades, but one group of resear­chers has found it's already causing health problems now. Temper­ature increases linked to climate ... and more »

2018-04-19 16:45

@Google: Climate Change Is Transf­orming the Great Barrier Reef, Likely Forever InsideC­limate News

InsideC­limate News Climate Change Is Transf­orming the Great Barrier Reef, Likely Forever InsideC­limate News Climate change is physi­cally reshaping the Great Barrier Reef, a new study shows, and parts of the reef system are likely in the midst of an irreve­rsible decline. Scien­tists found that coral bleaching that hit the Great Barrier Reef during a marine ... Climate Change Is Killing Coral On The…

2018-04-19 19:42

@Google: Austr­alian energy leaders look to end power and climate policy war Reuters

The Sydney Morning Herald Austr­alian energy leaders look to end power and climate policy war Reuters MELBOURNE (Reuters) Australia moved a step closer on Friday to ending a decade of political bickering over climate and energy policy, with broad support emerging for a national power plan that would also include emissions cuts. State energy ministers ... Chance to end climate wars: Can the NEG…

2018-04-20 02:20

@Google: My View: Climate change ironies Rockford Register Star

Rockford Register Star My View: Climate change ironies Rockford Register Star In the previous article in this series, we looked at the follies surrou­nding climate change; that is, how the “carbon pollu­tion” models that “environme­ntalists” use to support the “crisis” of climate change desper­ately fail to prove a crisis when ...

2018-04-21 20:16

@Google: What Exxon Knew: AEI Panel on Recent Climate Change Litig­ation Compet­itive Enter­prise Institute (blog)

Compet­itive Enter­prise Institute (blog) What Exxon Knew: AEI Panel on Recent Climate Change Litigation Compet­itive Enter­prise Institute (blog) The American Enter­prise Institute (AEI) this week held a panel discu­ssion titled “What did they know, and when did they know it?” on the growing swirl of state and municipal lawsuits alleging that Exxon­Mobil and other fossil fuel companies knowingly ...

2018-04-22 13:41

@Google: Photos: Climate march in downtown Rochester Post-​Bulletin

Post-​Bulletin Photos: Climate march in downtown Rochester Post-​Bulletin Six-​year-​old Brayden Andrews, of Roche­ster, carries a sign as the group waits to cross Second Street Southwest during the climate march Sunday, April 22, 2018, in downtown Roche­ster. Andrew Link / alink@po­stbullet­in.com. Climate March. Climate March ...

2018-04-22 21:19

@Google: Climate change will make Califo­rnia's drought-​flood cycle more volatile, study finds Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Climate change will make Calif­ornia's drought-​flood cycle more volatile, study finds Los Angeles Times Califo­rnians should expect more dramatic swings between dry and wet years as the climate warms, according to a new study that found it likely that the state will be hit by devast­ating, wides­pread flooding in coming decades. UC resear­chers in essence ... and more »

2018-04-23 16:00


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