climate change impacts, Tag

  •   by Larry Kummer, originally posted at the Fabius Maximus website. Another peer-reviewed paper predicting disaster from climate change by misrepresenting and exaggerating the science. We can still learn much from it....
  • by Rud Istvan A novel hypothesis on the role of CO2 in the technological transition from hunter/gatherers to sedentary agriculture. This guest post has been formulating for several weeks. It summarizes a fascinating hypothesis...
  • by David Hagen Should California plan for permanent drought or climate persistence? After six years of drought, California was deluged in 2017 by sequential “atmospheric rivers” causing the highest January/February...
  • The ‘threat’ of climate change Mon, 30 Jan 17, 3:21am
    by Judith Curry A major disconnect in the discourse surrounding climate change is interpretation of the ‘threat’ of climate change. Last week I attended the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society...
  • 1. The curious cold spot that has scientists thinking their worst fears have come true: It reads like something out of a bad action movie: while temperatures climb around the globe, a single, ominous cold spot in the middle...
  • 1. The curious cold spot that has scientists thinking their worst fears have come true: It reads like something out of a bad action movie: while temperatures climb around the globe, a single, ominous cold spot in the middle...
  • NOAA fails walrus science Sat, 26 Dec 15, 2:43pm
    by Jim Steele NOAA’s Arctic report card made claims that hinge on the unproven hypothesis that a reduction in sea ice is detrimental by denying walruses access to foraging habitat...
  • by Judith Curry We know that climate change is a problem – but how big a problem is it? We have to answer this question before we can make a good decision about how much effort to put into dealing … Continue reading...
  • by Judith Curry Western Europe is on track for a potential record breaking heat wave.  Should any of this be blamed on human-caused global warming? Details on the European heat wave can be found here:  Significant, Prolonged...
  • by Chip Knappenberger and Pat Michaels Understand climate change did not cause the conflicts we see around the world. It’s now believed that drought and crop failures and high food prices helped fuel the early unrest in...
  • Pondering Nepal’s hazards Mon, 27 Apr 15, 11:41pm
    by David L. Hagen Nepal just experienced a great 7.8 magnitude earthquake  on April 25th, 2015 with major (6.7 and 6.6 magnitude) aftershocks.. See: Major earthquake hits Nepal: Alexandra Witze, Nature News, 26 April 2015,...
  • by Robert Ellison There is a new paper that appeared last week in Science: Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet. They presume that human development should be guided on a limited set of criteria...
  • Challenging the 2 degree target Sat, 4 Oct 14, 3:55am
    by Judith Curry “Without significant cuts in emissions by all countries, and in key sectors, the window of opportunity to stay within less than 2 degrees [of warming] will soon close forever.” – UN Secretary-General...
  • No bodies Thu, 21 Aug 14, 3:49am
    by Rud Istvan One of the firmer catastrophic anthropogenic global warming (CAGW) predictions made by IPCC AR4 WG2 was an alarming increase in species extinctions...
  • by Judith Curry “He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.”  – John Stuart Mills Well, my recent post Is the road to scientific hell paved with good moral intentions has stirred up a bit...
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