I was surprised to see that a group of professional geologists are backing uranium mining in Pittsylvania County. These are the people who I’d anticipated opposing this Canadian company’s proposal. The name of the organization rang a bell. The American Institute of Professional Geologists. I’ve heard that name. Oh, right, here’s where: In August 2009, […]
Oil companies concluded in 1995 that “the scientific basis for the Greenhouse Effect and the potential impact of human emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2 on climate is well established and cannot be denied,” but decided it was best to ignore conclusions and continue to claim that there was no correlation. Many of those […]
A Canadian military research expedition to the Arctic has found an enormous network of cracks spanning the largest ice shelf in the nation’s north. The pictures of these cracks — they’re more like canyons — are amazing.
Yet another study has shown that there’s no correlation between levels of solar activity and global climate change. Global climate change deniers have largely realized that their position is akin to denying gravity, and have largely moved along to asserting that the problem is solar flares. The trouble, of course, is that the facts just […]
Global warming deniers say that there ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little 2°F temperature increase — who could it affect? Ask a resident of Castiglione di Cervia. Global climate change has increased the range of tiger mosquitos, leading to an outbreak of dengue fever in Italy this August. The mosquitos’ range now extends into Switzerland […]