Hippopotamus

Giant Hippos Lived in Warm Britain

Giant hippos lived in warm Britain, according to reports in ScienceDaily and University of Leicester News 4 October 2021 and Journal of Quaternary Science, 4 October 2021 doi: 10.1002/jqs.3375. Palaeontologists from University of Leicester and Royal Holloway, University of London, have found the tooth of an extinct hippopotamus named Hippopotamus antiquus in Westbury Cave in […]

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Cattle

Potty Training Cows Will Aid Climate Control

Potty training cows will aid climate control.  Just when you thought the man-made global warming proponents’ suggestions for controlling climate couldn’t get any sillier, this article was published in a serious scientific journal: “Learned control of urinary reflexes in cattle to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions”. Current Biology, 13 September 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.07.011. The introduction […]

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It Must Be Global Warming

Pandemic? Taliban? It Must Be Global Warming.  For the last couple of decades global warming has been blamed for every natural disaster, but currently the dominant doom and gloom stories are the coronavirus pandemic and the Taliban taking over Afghanistan.  And, yes, there are some people who claim there is a link between global warming […]

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Cyclones

Cyclones, Heatwaves, Droughts and Floods Are Our Fault,

Cyclones, heatwaves, droughts and floods are our fault, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in their Sixth Assessment Report 9 August 2021. They state: “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred”. The report […]

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Sunset

Did you Fry in July?

Did you fry in July? It “was Earth’s hottest month on record” according to a report from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 13 August 2021. Similar alarmist headlines were also published on ScienceDaily 13 August 2021, BBC News and ABC News 14 August 2021, and Science Alert 16 August 2021 (and numerous other news […]

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Storm at Sea

Pope Warns of New Great Flood

Pope warns of new great flood, according to articles in Breitbart 1 March 2021 and the Catholic Newsagency 2 March 2021.  Pope Francis has released a new book entitled Of Vices and Virtues which records conversations with Father Marco Pozza, chaplain of the prison of Padua in the north of Italy.  One of the topics […]

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Polar Bear

Polar Bears Benefit from Arctic Warming

Polar bears benefit from arctic warming, according reports in ScienceDaily 23 September 2020 and Global Change Biology, 23 September 2020, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15286. An international team of scientists have studied a population of polar bears living in Kane Basin a region in the high Arctic between Ellesmere Island, Canada and Greenland. They compared the bears’ overall […]

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Arctic Tundra

Arctic Goes Greener

Arctic goes greener from 1985 reports Nature Research Highlights 22 September 2020 and NASA News 23 September 2020, and Nature Communications 22 September 2020 doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-18479-5. A group of scientists at Northern Arizona University have studied changes in vegetation of the whole Arctic Tundra, from Alaska and Canada to Siberia, using satellite data from Landsat, […]

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Death Valley

Death Valley Heat “could torch the record book”

Death Valley heat “could torch the record book” claimed ABC (Australia) News 17 August 2020. On Sunday 16 August the temperature in Death Valley, California, was recorded a 54.4°C (130°F). That is certainly a scorching temperature, but it won’t burn any records no matter how many media sources “promote it”. The same event was reported […]

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Forest New Zealand

Antarctic Rainforest

Antarctic rainforest found, according to BBC News and ScienceDaily 1 April 2020, and Nature 2 April 2020, doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2148-5. A team of scientists from Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Germany and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have examined a core of rock from West Antarctica, approximately 900km from the South Pole and found it contained fossilised […]

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