1 – 2 Meters Of Sea Level Rise By 2100 A ‘Highly Erroneous’ Claim

By Kenneth Richard Geophysicist and tectonics expert Dr. Aftab Khan has unearthed a massive fault in the current understanding of (1) rapid sea level rise and its fundamental relation to (2) global-scale warming/polar ice melt. Succinctly, Dr. Khan concludes the two have little to nothing to do with one another. That’s because land height changes — subsidence (sinking) 

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Elevated CO2 Makes Onions Larger, More Nutritious and More Pleasant Tasting!

Paper Reviewed Bettoni, M.M., Mogor, A.F., Pauletti, V. and Goicoechea, N. 2017. The interaction between mycorrhizal inoculation, humic acids supply and elevated atmospheric CO2 increases energetic and antioxidant properties and sweetness of yellow onion. Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology 58: 432-440. Onion (Allium cepa) is a key global food crop with over 80 million tons produced 

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Flood, drought and disease tolerant—one gene to rule them all

An international collaboration between researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Nagoya University and the University of Western Australia has resulted in a plant biology breakthrough. Since 2014, the researchers have worked on identifying the genetic background for the improved flood tolerance observed in rice, wheat and several natural wetland plants. In New Phytologist, the researchers 

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In A Rare Public Debate, Dr. Willie Soon Uses Real Science To Take On The Climate ‘Apocalypse’

By Kenneth Richard Comedy clubs aren’t usually thought of as venues for serious debate about controversial topics like climate change. And yet in a rare debate opportunity, Harvard-Smithsonian Center astrophysicist Dr. Willie Soon took full advantage of the short time he had available to him.  He critiqued “consensus” science, the ocean acidification narrative, the poverty-inducing reliance on 

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Mitigation of Ozone Stress

By Supriya Tiwari and Madhoolika Agrawal Abstract The photochemical reactions leading to O3 formation and the variables on which these reactions depend are undergoing rapid alterations owing to the present climate change scenario. The multifarious set-up related to O3 formation in the troposphere makes it difficult to check the continuously increasing concentration of O3 around the globe. 

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Scientists have improved how a crop uses water by 25 percent without compromising yield

Agriculture already monopolizes 90 percent of global freshwater—yet production still needs to dramatically increase to feed and fuel this century’s growing population. For the first time, scientists have improved how a crop uses water by 25 percent without compromising yield by altering the expression of one gene that is found in all plants, as reported 

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