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Rapid climate changes more deadly than asteroid impacts in Earth’s past, study shows.

The link between rapid climate changes and mass extinctions has been strengthened in a recent paper by Jourdan et al in “Geology.” The authors demonstrate that the extraordinarily huge volcanic eruptions of the……

We can’t count on plants to slow down climate change: study

Increased future plant growth will not reduce carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere as much as we thought; so finds a new study published in Science. This means that we will not have that get-out-of-jail-free card……

The Sun has cooled, so why are the deep oceans warming?

The Sun Has Cooled, So Why Are The Deep Oceans Warming? (via Skeptical Science) Posted on 28 October 2013 by Rob Painting Key Points: In keeping with scientific expectations, the ongoing emission of greenhouse gases from human industrial activity is causing the Earth to build up heat – a process…

The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report

The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report (via Skeptical Science) Posted on 16 September 2013 by dana1981 The fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is due out on September 27th, and is expected to reaffirm with growing confidence that humans are…

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