Historical Storm Trends in the United Kingdom Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 May 2012 09:52

Among the highly publicized changes in weather phenomena that are predicted to attend the ongoing rise in the air’s CO2 content are increases in the frequency and severity of all types of storms. As a result, and in an effort to determine if these predictions have any validity, many researchers have examined historical and proxy records in an attempt to determine the validity of this hypothesis. The present review examines what has been learned about storm trends in and around the United Kingdom.



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Effects of Elevated C02 on the Production and Properties of Grassland Seeds Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Thursday, 03 May 2012 09:16

Daytime atmospheric CO2 concentrations above a sheep-grazed pasture in New Zealand were increased by 115 ppm, in order to study the effects of elevated CO2 on seed production, seedling recruitment and species compositional changes.



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How Flowers Respond to Rising Atmospheric C02 Print E-mail
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Friday, 27 April 2012 09:34

Nearly all of Earth’s plant life responds favorably to increases in the air’s CO2 content by exhibiting enhanced rates of photosynthesis and biomass production. But what about other plant characteristics? How do they respond to rising atmospheric CO2? The present review investigates what scientists have learned with respect to plant floral features.



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Economy Derailed: State by State Impacts of the EPA Regulatory Trainwreck Print E-mail
Written by ALEC   
Friday, 27 April 2012 09:14

Economy Derailed: State-by-State Impacts of the EPA’s Regulatory Train Wreck sheds light on a few of the more onerous regulations that will hit all Americans in the next few years, and on some of the impacts that the nation is already experiencing. This report covers the economic effects of the Utility MACT Rule (also known as the MATS Rule), the Boiler MACT Rule, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, coal ash residuals regulation, cooling water intake regulation, potential EPA regulation of hydraulic fracturing, ozone regulation, restrictions and regulations on mining, and greenhouse gas regulations.



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Beyond Biomass: Atmospheric C02 Enrichment and Crop Seeds Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 15:21

When dealing with agricultural commodities such as grain crops, seeds comprise the yield; and in such cases, the biomass of one is the biomass of the other. Hence, when looking for effects of elevated CO2 on the seeds of such crops, one is naturally interested in something more than just their final biomass; and there are a number of pertinent papers considering the sources of biomass production, as well as seed properties that go beyond biomass, which we explore in this review.



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Interactive Effects of C02 and Phosphorus on Plant Growth Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 18:43

Under current ambient conditions, plant growth and development are typically carbon-limited, which is why plants generally exhibit increased growth and biomass production in response to atmospheric CO2 enrichment. Next to carbon, nitrogen is usually the second most limiting nutrient to plant growth, followed by phosphorus. Thus, although it is a less significant component of plant tissues than carbon and nitrogen, phosphorus is still required for successful life-cycle completion in many plant species; and, therefore, it is prudent to investigate aspects of plant phosphorus acquisition and biomass production in response to atmospheric CO2 enrichment when phosphorus concentrations in soils are less than optimal.



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Global Biospheric Productivity: The Distant and Historic Past Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 09:55

Among the many alarmist fears of CO2-induced global warming is the concern that the productivity of the biosphere will decline if global temperatures rise to the extent predicted by computer models. Because of this concern, several researchers have investigated the relationship between temperature, atmospheric CO2, and biospheric productivity across a range of spatial and temporal scales. The present review examines what those researchers have learned, focusing on studies that have addressed this issue for the globe as a whole over both the distant and historic past.



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Interactive Effects of CO2 and Pathogens on Agricultural Plants Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Friday, 30 March 2012 11:54

As the air’s CO2 content continues to rise, nearly all of Earth’s plants should continue to exhibit increasing rates of photosynthesis and, as a result, increased biomass production. But what about plants that are suffering from various pathogen-induced diseases? Will they be able to reap the benefits of the many positive effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment? We have previously investigated this possibility with respect to Earth’s trees and legumes. Here we do it for a number of other agricultural plants.



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Climate Coup - The Politics Print E-mail
Written by Dr. David Evans   
Friday, 23 March 2012 08:53

How the regulating class is using bogus claims about climate change to entrench and extend their economic privileges and political control.



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Global Warming, Coral Reefs and Symbiont Shuffling Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:39

In light of the many recent observations, the prospect of earth’s corals being able to successfully cope with the possibility of further increases in water temperatures, be they anthropogenic-induced or natural, appears more than likely, if not altogether certain. Corals have survived such warmth -- and worse -- many times in the past, including the Medieval Warm Period, Roman Warm Period, Holocene Optimum, as well as throughout numerous similar periods during a number of prior interglacial periods; and there is no reason to believe they cannot do it again, if the need arises.



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Lisa P Jackson - EPA Administrator: Fulfilling the UN Mission Print E-mail
Written by Dennis Ambler   
Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:32

The EPA is effectively no longer under the control of the US Congress; its allegiance is to the UN and implementation of the policies of Sustainable Development via Agenda 21. It has considerable involvement in the IPCC reports and claims the UN body as a peer reviewed authority, in pursuing ever more rigorous controls of “CO2 pollution”, to bring about the realisation of “environmental governance”.



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Holocene Temperature Records show Millennial Scale Peroidicity Print E-mail
Written by Craig Loehle and S. Fred Singer   
Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:10

Past studies have detected an ~ 1500-year climate cycle in various types of Pleistocene geologic or ice deposits. It has been proposed that a 1470-year cycle fits the Pleistocene Dansgaard-Oeschger (DO) oscillations and can be explained by a threshold model with forcing. We use nine temperature reconstructions to see if this cycle exists during the Holocene. All these datasets, except Greenland Holocene data, can be fit by models close to a 1470-year period or are compatible to such a model, or can be fit by cycles near 1200 years, both of which can be related to solar-forcing. These results lend suppor to the non-linear threshold model for initiation of Pleistocene DO events and suggest that this periodic climate cycle has continued into the Holocene, but with reduced magnitude.



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Dark Ages Cold Period in North America Print E-mail
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Friday, 16 March 2012 11:46

One climatic cycle that has been found to occur throughout the globe during both glacial and interglacial periods alike is a millennial-scale oscillation that regularly alternates between warmer and colder intervals, the past two cycles of which have brought us the relative warmth of the Roman Warm Period[1], the relative coolness of the Dark Ages Cold Period[2], the heat of the Medieval Warm Period[3], the global chill of the Little Ice Age[4], plus the welcome warmth of the Current Warm Period. And considering the need to evaluate the climate of the modern era within the historical context of natural climate change, we here examine what researchers have learned about the Dark Ages Cold Period, specifically focusing on North America.



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Survival: Can Plants Migrate Fast Enough to Avoid Extinction? Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 March 2012 18:25

One of the great horror stories associated with predictions of CO2-induced global warming is that the warming will be so fast and furious that many species of plants will not be able to migrate towards cooler regions -- poleward in latitude, or upward in elevation -- at rates that are rapid enough to avoid extinction. This claim may sound logical (due to its extreme simplicity); but is it true?



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Debris Flow and Global Warming Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 February 2012 20:01

Debris flows are a type of mass movement that frequently cause major destruction in alpine areas. Because debris flows are generally the product of heavy precipitation events, and because climate models project a future increase in the frequency and/or intensity of extreme precipitation events in consequence of CO2-induced global warming, many have become alarmed that such disastrous earthen flows will become more commonplace. In the present review, the likelihood of this claim is evaluated from three data-driven studies reported in the peer-reviewed scientific literature.



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Global Warming and Animal Parasitic Diseases Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 08 February 2012 16:13

One of the perceived great tragedies of CO2-induced global warming is that rising temperatures will increase the development, transmission, and survival rates of parasites in general, leading to a perfect storm of biological interactions that will raise the prevalence of parasitic disease among animals in the future. But is this really so?



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More Than 1000 International Scientists Dissent over Man-Made Global Warming Claims Print E-mail
Written by Marc Morano   
Thursday, 02 February 2012 14:54


More than 1,000 dissenting scientists (updates previous 700 scientist report) from around the globe have now challenged man-made global warming claims made by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and former Vice President Al Gore. This new 2010 321-page Climate Depot Special Report -- updated from the 2007 groundbreaking U.S. Senate Report of over 400 scientists who voiced skepticism about the so-called global warming ?consensus? -- features the skeptical voices of over 1,000 international scientists, including many current and former UN IPCC scientists, who have now turned against the UN IPCC. This updated 2010 report includes a dramatic increase of over 300 additional (and growing) scientists and climate researchers since the last update in March 2009. This report's release coincides with the 2010 UN global warming summit in being held in Cancun.



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2012 Global Warming Report Card Print E-mail
Written by Steven Goddard   
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 12:04

The massive bulk of evidence indicates that nothing is wrong, and that Hansen, Mann and the rest of the hockey team are not being honest with us.



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Peatlands Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 11:53

Global warming has been predicted by the IPCC to release long-sequestered carbon in Earth's peatlands to the atmosphere, possibly freeing enough of it at a sufficiently rapid rate to rival CO2 emissions from anthropogenic sources, with the end result of this scenario being a strong positive feedback to the ongoing rise in the air's CO2 content, which the IPCC contends will lead to further warming of the planet. But is this contention correct?



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The Skeptic's Case: Who are You Going to Believe? The Government Climate Scientists or the Data? Print E-mail
Written by Dr. David Evans   
Saturday, 28 January 2012 09:37

We check the main predictions of the climate models against the best and latest data. Fortunately the climate models got all their major predictions wrong. Why? Every serious skeptical scientist has been consistently saying essentially the same thing for over 20 years, yet most people have never heard the message -- here it is, put simply enough for any lay reader willing to pay attention.



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