“Environmentalists” have been fooled: The very molecule they’ve declared war on is the same molecule necessary to re-green the entire planet

By Vicki Batts (Natural News) Carbon dioxide has been vilified as the harbinger of climate change for years now, but it seems that this belief may have been misguided. Indeed, carbon dioxide may be what saves the planet as opposed to what destroys it. The media has done a brilliant job of putting carbon dioxide 

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Global Agricultural Boom: A Million Thanks to Climate Change!

By Vijay Jayaraj Global cereal (grain) production has reached record levels in 2017. Credit for the increase usually goes to agrochemicals and other advanced agricultural technology. However, there are two other key contributors — carbon dioxide and climate change. World cereal production for 2017 is projected to reach 2,613.3 million tons, 5.8 million tons above 2016’s level 

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Reconciling Model-Observation Reconciliations

By Steve McIntyre Two very different representations of consistency between models and observations are popularly circulated. On the one hand, John Christy and Roy Spencer have frequently shown a graphic which purports to show a marked discrepancy between models and observations in tropical mid-troposphere, while, on the other hand, Zeke Hausfather, among others, have shown 

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A Litigious Climate Threatens Scientific Norms

By Roger Pielke I’ve worked alongside climate researchers for decades. Almost all of them are ethical, dedicated to science and not particularly political. But some leading figures and organizations in this community are weakening the norms that make science robust. A lawsuit filed in September and recently made public is a case in point. Mark 

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Steve Koonin: A Deceptive New Report on Climate

by Judith Curry Red-teaming the the U.S. government’s Climate Science Special Report on the topic of sea level rise. Steve Koonin as a new op-ed in the WSJ:  A Deceptive New Report on Climate.  that clarifies the need for a Climate Red Team.  Excerpts: One notable example of alarm-raising is the description of sea-level rise, 

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CO2 Increase Hysteria: Scare Tactic or Science?

By Vijay Jayaraj Despite major political developments in Washington and Barcelona, something else managed to grab global headlines this week—a declaration of emergency because of the increase in carbon dioxide gas in the earth’s atmosphere. Mainstream media had it on their first pages. “CO2 levels in the atmosphere hit a record high in 2016,” one 

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The Hurricane Harvey Hustle

By Paul Driessen “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,” English essayist Samuel Johnson observed 240 years ago, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” That’s certainly true in the climate change arena. After ending US participation in the Paris climate treaty and abolishing many government restrictions on fossil fuel use, the 

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