Worst-case climate change scenario is even worse than we thought

Worst-case climate change scenario is even worse than we thought

These lignite-fired power plants are among the largest in EuropeThomas Corzelius / iStock / Getty Images Plus By Michael Le Page The phrase “worse than we thought” is a cliché when it comes to climate change. There are lots of studies suggesting we’re in for more warming and worse consequences than thought, and few saying […]

Fertiliser feeds us but trashes the climate – now there’s a fix

Fertiliser feeds us but trashes the climate – now there’s a fix

Ammonia for fertilizer is usually produced at huge chemical plants like this oneVsevolod Chuvanov/Alamy By Andy Coghlan Feeding billions of people around the globe takes a lot of energy. Much of the carbon cost of this effort comes down to making ammonia, the key ingredient in many fertilisers. To do this, we rely on the […]

Why climate engineers are targeting Earth’s last pristine spots

Why climate engineers are targeting Earth’s last pristine spots

Can we keep the ice where it is?Joe Raedle/Getty By Olive Heffernan Do we have any low-risk global geoengineering options ready to deploy now? The answer, according to leading US climatologist Alan Robock, is no. So it is unsurprising that interest is starting to turn to more limited, localised ideas that look less perilous. The […]

The Arctic is sending us signals of impending climate chaos

The Arctic is sending us signals of impending climate chaos

20thCentFox/Courtesy Everett Collection/Alamy WHEN the global warming catastrophe movie The Day After Tomorrow was released in 2004, climate scientists found themselves in the unenviable position of having to put the facts in the way of a good story. The premise of the film is that climate change causes the Gulf Stream to shut down abruptly, […]

‘Rothschilds controlling the climate’: Democrat councilor apologizes for anti-Semitic remarks

‘Rothschilds controlling the climate’: Democrat councilor apologizes for anti-Semitic remarks

A Washington DC city council member has publicly apologized after making remarks referencing a popular online anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. The Facebook video, posted Friday, was subsequently taken down. “Man, it just started snowing out of nowhere this morning, man. Y’all better pay attention to this climate control, man, this climate manipulation. And D.C. keep talking […]

US climate report warns nation will lose out if it doesn’t act

US climate report warns nation will lose out if it doesn’t act

Salwan Georges / The Washington Post via Getty By Colin Barras and Andy Coghlan Global warming is caused by human activity and failure to address it will cost the US dearly. That’s the uncompromising message from a draft of a major US report on climate science. The full report is due to be published in […]

“More accepted than Anguish:” Global climate warming threatens Junky's Extreme temperature Leadership|Humor

“More accepted than Anguish:” Global climate warming threatens Junky's Extreme temperature Leadership|Humor

East Hades, Nether World. Exclusive to Spoof News. Official temperature reports for last year indicate an astonishing trend that, if it continues, would result in Death Valley, CA, having a higher temperature on its hottest days than has ever been recorded in Hell Earth’s average annual temperature is now increasing at the rate of 1.3 […]

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