Monthly Archives: June 2013

The CO2 “fertilization” effect won’t deter climate change

The CO2 fertilization effect is not going to “save” us from the consequences of global warming. News coverage has focused almost solely on the “greening” angle of increased levels of atmospheric CO2 and neglects to mention negative impacts of climate change that are highly detrimental … Continue reading

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Recalling an exchange with Sen. Lautenberg on the global warming disinformation campaign

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, 1/23/24 – 6/3/13, R.I.P. I had the opportunity to answer questions from Senator Lautenberg about Bush administration political interference with climate science communication at a Senate hearing on Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity in 2007.  The … Continue reading

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“No science, no evidence, no truth, no democracy”

“To the extent that we tolerate the suppression of science in Canada, we can expect a correlative suppression of democracy,” writes Carol Linnitt in “Harper’s attack on science: No science, no evidence, no truth, no democracy.” Climate scientist and IPCC … Continue reading

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