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Global over-heating deniers errors exposed

11/5/2017 Guardian: More errors identified in contrarian climate scientists’ temperature estimates Read the rest of this entry »

Global wrming will increase wind storm damage exponentially

16/5/2017 Guardian UK faces sharp rise in wind storms and higher bills as world warms Read the rest of this entry »

UN Climate Change processes are influenced by the fossil fuel industry

10/5/2017 BBC: UN examines fossil fuel influence in climate talks process,-by Matt McGrath,Environment correspondent Read the rest of this entry »

Deepest Pacific Ocean depths contain banned chemical pollutants

14/2/2017 BBC: Chemicals banned in the 1970s have been found in the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, a new study shows. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 was the hottest year globally since record began and the 3rd year in a row to beat the previous record

18/1/2017 BBC: 2016 likely the warmest year globally since records began Read the rest of this entry »

Antarctica LarsenC ice shelf a quarter the size of Wales set to break away

6/1/2017 BBC: Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away Read the rest of this entry »

Greenland’s ice loss is accelerating

22/9/2016 Guardian: Greenland’s huge annual ice loss is even worse than thought Read the rest of this entry »

Arctic temperatures for November and December are much higher than average

24/12/2016Arctic heatwave could break records. Read the rest of this entry »

Arctic midwinter temperatures are forecast to be melting levels

22/12/2016 Guradian: Ice-melting temperatures forecast for Arctic midwinter Read the rest of this entry »

Sharp increase in methane emissions in 2014/2105 is probably mainly due to agriculture

12/12/2016 BBC: Surge in methane emissions needs ‘urgent attention’ Read the rest of this entry »

Satellite data shows that Antarctic glaciers are losing 7m ice loss thickness per year

12/12/2016 BBC: Ice loss spreads up Antarctic glaciers Read the rest of this entry »

100 scientists propose a UN agency to ensure that science is taken into account just as the IPCC agency does for climate change.

December 2016 Let’s stop the manipulation of science. Read the rest of this entry »

George Monbiot exposes Trump’s appointees as climate change deniers funding fake pressure groups

30/11/2016 Guadian: Yes, Donald Trump’s politics are incoherent. But those who surround him know just what they want, Read the rest of this entry »

Arctic ice retreat in September 2016 did not return to freezing as usual partly due to weather conditions

21/11/2016 New Scientist: An alarming graph showing the global area of sea ice falling to unprecedented lows for this time of year has gone viral. Read the rest of this entry »

Scientists are alarmed at exceptional peaks in Arctic air temperature – 20ºC higher than normal

23/11/2016 Guardian: ‘Extraordinarily hot’ Arctic temperatures alarm scientists Read the rest of this entry »

Global emissions are steady for the past 3 years due to less coal burned

14/11/2016 Guardian Fossil-fuel CO2 emissions nearly stable for third year in row Read the rest of this entry »

Rio de Janeiro waterfronts hit by 4metre high waves as climate change intensifies storm surges and increase their frequency

2/11/2016 Guardian: Rio’s famous beaches take battering as scientists issue climate change warning Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland’s government supported Heathrow expansion in contradiction to its stated climate change commitments

30/10/2016 BBC Greens: SNP ‘bailed out’ Theresa May over Heathrow Read the rest of this entry »

58% of wildlife species have become extinct over the past 40 years because of man made climate change

27/10/2016 BBC World wildlife ‘falls by 58% in 40 years’ Read the rest of this entry »

Antarctica Smith glacier lost half a kilometre of its ice thickness between 2002 and 2009

26/10/2016 BBC Antarctic glacier thinning more rapidly than thought: study Read the rest of this entry »

Global CO2 levels have exceeded 400ppm throughout 2015

24/10/2016 BBC CO2 levels mark ‘new era’ in the world’s changing climate Read the rest of this entry »

Anthropocene era since 1950 is declared charting the wrecking of the planet’s ecosystems by humans including climate change

29/8/2016 Guardian:  The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age Read the rest of this entry »

Climate change caused by humans burning fossil fuels started 180 years ago according to new evidence

24/8/2016 Guardian:  New evidence shows that climate change caused by human fossil fuel emissions started 180 years ago at the start of the industrial revolution. Read the rest of this entry »

Fossil fuel emissions have already locked in future global over-heating for centuries

15/8/2016 Guardian:  Climate urgency: we’ve locked in more global warming than people realize Read the rest of this entry »

George Monbiot’s powerful statement on why we are not responding to stop climate change

3/8/2016 Guardian:  The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us Read the rest of this entry »

1.5°C global temperature aspiration is already too late.

29/7/2016 BBC: Debate needed on 1.5C temperature target Read the rest of this entry »

Exposing the false arguments of the 3% of climate scientists who deny climate change.

25/7/2016 Guardian:  These are the false arguments from the 3% of climate scientist deniers Read the rest of this entry »

Environmental Protection Agency rules that aircraft emissions damage health

26/7/2016 Guardian:  EPA ruling on aircraft emissions paves way for new regulations Read the rest of this entry »

China’s coal use has peaked earlier than expected

25/7/2016 Guardian: China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle Read the rest of this entry »

UN says the world is on track for 2016 to be the hottest on record

21/7/2016 Guardian: 2016 set to be world’s hottest year on record, says UN Read the rest of this entry »

UN climate change envoy says UK and Germany are betraying the Paris agreement by subsidizing fossil fuels

18/7/2016 Guardian UN criticises UK and Germany for betraying Paris climate deal Read the rest of this entry »

UK government advisers warn of climate change domino effects causing multiple damage

122/7/2016 BBC: Climate change: UK Advisers warn of climate change domino effect Read the rest of this entry »

Global over-heating shows 12 consecutive months to May 2016

11/7/2016 Guardian:  We just broke the record for hottest year, nine straight times Read the rest of this entry »

Arctic sea ice for June 2016 was again a record low

7/7/2016 Guardian: Arctic sea ice crashes to record low for June, 2016 Read the rest of this entry »

7,100 cities across six continents, half a billion people agree to work to stop global over-heating

23/6/2016 Citizens Climate Lobby Thousands Of Cities From Six Continents Just Agreed To Work On Climate Change. Read the rest of this entry »

Carbon emissions fell 24% over the past 25 years but road transport emissions rose 17%

21/6/2016 Guardian:  Cars buck downward trend of EU carbon emissions Read the rest of this entry »

France will set carbon price floor in its 2017 budget

17/6/2016 Guardian:  France sets carbon price floor Read the rest of this entry »

New methods of measuring ocean over-heating

20/6/2016 Guardian:  New methods are improving ocean and climate measurements Read the rest of this entry »

Poll shows UK voters who want to quit the EU are almost twice as likely to deny climate change

16/6/2016 Guardian: UK poll shows voters to quit EU are almost twice as likely to disbelieve in manmade climate change Read the rest of this entry »

2016 will take global over-heating gases well past 400ppm: the previous stable level was below 300 ppm

13/6/2016 BBC: El Niño likely to boost CO2 in 2016 well past 400ppm Read the rest of this entry »

US Republicans vote down a Resolution for a carbon tax – probably Fee and Dividend

13/6/2016 Guardian: Lobbying from the petroleum industry may have convinced Republicans to denounce a carbon tax Read the rest of this entry »

Biggest US coal company funded dozens of climate change denial groups

13/6/2016 Guardian:  Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate change Read the rest of this entry »

Poor analysis of biomass definitions can mean three times as much carbon is emitted than from fossil fuels

2/6/2016 Guardian:  EU carbon target threatened by biomass ‘insanity’ Read the rest of this entry »

Extreme weather: flooding in France, Germany, and Poland

3/6/2016 BBC: Paris floods: The River Seine is at its highest level in decades Read the rest of this entry »

Investment in renewable energy in 2015 was more than double that invested in fossil fuels

1/6/2016 BBC: Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world Read the rest of this entry »

The end of world financial dominance by neoliberal ideology?

31/5/2016 Guardian:  You’re witnessing the death of neoliberalism – from within Read the rest of this entry »

100 million people are very short of food because of El Nino plus global over-heating

30/5/2016 Guardian:  El Niño is over – but it leaves nearly 100 million people short of food Read the rest of this entry »

ExxonMobil tried to censor well-established lecture series on climate change as soon as GW Bush elected President

25/5/2016 Guardian: 2001 intervention adds to evidence that oil company was aware of the science and its implications for government policy and the energy industry Read the rest of this entry »

World will over-heat by 10°C if all available fossil fuels are burned – research shows.

23/5/2016 Guardian:  World could warm by massive 10°C if all available fossil fuels are burned Read the rest of this entry »

UN Environment Programme – major study finds that destruction of the planet’s resources is faster than recovery

20/5/2016 Guardian: Humans are harming Earth faster than it can recover. Read the rest of this entry »

Citizens’ Climate Lobby response to Sir David King on pricing carbon emissions

17/5/2016 Guardian:  Citizens’ Climate Lobby: .What Sir David King gets wrong about carbon pricing Read the rest of this entry »

Clive Hamilton writes on the good and bad news about climate change

12/5/2016 Guardian:  How scared or hopeful should we be in a warming world? Read the rest of this entry »

Antarctica Totten glacier is heading slowly towards unstable condition known from past history

19/5/2016 BBC: Rocks record Totten Glacier’s rapid retreat history Read the rest of this entry »

100 of the poorest countries totalling about a billion people have little or no air pollution monitoring

17/5/2016 Guardian:  The global air pollution ‘blindspot’ affecting 1 billion people Read the rest of this entry »

Report says that tropical areas will be the first to be hit hardest by climate change

17/5/2016 Guardian:  Global warming will hit poorer countries hardest, research finds Read the rest of this entry »

Fossil fuel economics is corroding our values says Naomi Klein

4/5/2016 Guardian:  Climate change is corroding our values, says Naomi Klein Read the rest of this entry »

Most people in US see weather as better than 40 years ago so the climate change threat is affected

20/4/2016 New Scientist: Climate change has been kind to Americans – but it won’t last Read the rest of this entry »

Canada 2016 wildfires may release methane from the melting permafrost

6/5/2016 New Scientist: Canada’s huge wildfires may release carbon locked in permafrost Read the rest of this entry »

Political ideology can be too strong for facts to convince of human-made climate change

4/5/2016 Guardian:  Scientists are figuring out the keys to convincing people about global warming Read the rest of this entry »

Hundreds confront coal extraction in UK South Wales

3/5/2016 Guardian:  The time has come to turn up the heat on those who are wrecking planet Earth – Bill McKibben Read the rest of this entry »

Global over-heating evidence was published in 1950 and the data shows it from the 19th century

30/4/2016 Guardian: Summary. In Europe ad the US the signs were there in the 19th century. Read the rest of this entry »

Climate scientists are assessing media reporting of climate science news and reporting their results on a website

26/4/2016 Guardian:  Climate scientists are now grading climate journalism Read the rest of this entry »

EU backed down on climate change policies under pressure from BP (British Petroleum)

20/4/2016 Guardian:  EU dropped climate policies after BP threat of oil industry ‘exodus’ Read the rest of this entry »

Chevron oil producer lobbied for a clause in the TTIP US/EU agreement as an ‘environmental deterrent’.

26/4/2016 Guardian: TTIP: Chevron lobbied for controversial legal right as ‘environmental deterrent’ Read the rest of this entry »

New evidence shows a global increase in vegetation due mainly to increased CO2 in the atmosphere but the negative effects are more significant

15/4/2016 BBC: Rise in CO2 has ‘greened Planet Earth’ Read the rest of this entry »

Sentinel satellites are monitoring the retreat of major glaciers

22/4/2016 BBC: Sentinel satellites are monitoring the retreat of mighty polar glaciers Read the rest of this entry »

Record early melting as parts of the Greenland ice sheet reach 10°C

13/4/2016 New Scientist: Record early ice melt in Greenland due to freak warm weather Read the rest of this entry »

Global over-heating is pushing 2016 close to the critical 1.5°C level

19/4/2016 New Scientist: Unprecedented global warming as 2016 approaches 1.5 °C mark Read the rest of this entry »

Global over-heating half a degree from 1.5°C to 2.0°C will cause major impacts.

17/2/2016 New Scientist: Half a degree extra warming above 1.5°C would lead to catastrophic impacts Read the rest of this entry »

97% of new diesel cars emit far more toxic nitrogen oxides than the legal limit.

23/4/2016 Guardian:  Health experts lambast ‘deceitful’ carmakers as data suggests 97% of vehicles fail to meet NOx emissions standards in real-world conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

The world is heading for cascading crises and disaster efforts are ‘woefully underfunded’.

24/4/2016 Guardian:  World heading for cascading crises – where one event triggers another – set to rise, international disaster risk reduction efforts are woefully underfunded Read the rest of this entry »

Record melting of Greenland ice because of record breaking temperatures

13/4/2016 New Scientist:Record early ice melt in Greenland due to freak warm weather Read the rest of this entry »

The movement of the North Pole has changed direction probably because of ice melting and of depletion of ground water.

7/4/2016 New Scientist: Why the North Pole is now slowly moving towards London Read the rest of this entry »

Earth’s cloud shield against global over-heating may be weaker than was thought, according to new research.

7/4/2016 New Scientist: Earth’s cloud shield against warming may be weaker than thought Read the rest of this entry »

Top financiers are waking up to the costs and risks of global over-heating

7/4/2016 New Scientist: Financiers have woken up to the idea that global warming may wipe trillions off the global economy Read the rest of this entry »

James Hansen’s latest statement

12/4/2016 Guadian: Climate scientist James Hansen: ‘I don’t think I’m an alarmist’ Read the rest of this entry »

Global sea level rises since the 1950’s have been predominantly caused by carbon dioxide emissions

12/4/2016 BBC: Sea-level rise factors unravelled Read the rest of this entry »

Increased CO2 is making food crops contain more carbohydrates and less proteins and minerals

9/4/2016 New Scientist: Foods are becoming richer in carbohydrates and poorer in some essential nutrients – the result of pumping carbon dioxide into the air, Read the rest of this entry »

Earth’s reflective cloud shield against global over-heating may be weaker than was thought

7/4/2016 New Scientist: Earth’s cloud shield against warming may be weaker than thought Read the rest of this entry »

The lost revenues to US gov. of stopping coal and gas projects has fallen 80% in 2.5 years

4/4/2016 Guardian: Cost of stopping new coal and gas projects in freefall, costings reveal Read the rest of this entry »

NASA research shows that the wobbling movement of the earth’s axis is changing because of polar ice melt

9/4/2016 Guardian:  Melting ice sheets changing the way the Earth wobbles on its axis, says Nasa Read the rest of this entry »

Mediterranean drought is the worst for 900 years and global over-heating is the very likely cause

18/4/2016 Guardian: Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years has human fingerprints all over it Read the rest of this entry »

Trump ideology, denial and belief that a free market system will solve anything

4/4/2016 Guardian:  The similarities between Trump support and climate denial Read the rest of this entry »

Health impacts of climate change will be worse than polio outbreak US White House report warns

5/4/2016 Guardian:  Climate change threat to public health worse than polio, White House warns Read the rest of this entry »

Economic study shows climate change costing $trillions and the biggest threat to the global economy.

5/4/2016 Guardian:  Climate change will wipe $2.5tn off global financial assets: study and losses could soar to $24tn and wreck the global economy in worst case scenario, Read the rest of this entry »

James Hansen predicts more rapid sea level rises and superstorms

24/3/2016 Guardian Former NASA climate director James Hansen and a team of scientists claim a mechanism in the climate could rapidly raise sea levels by metres Read the rest of this entry »

Rob DeConto’s paper shows how the rapid Antarctic melt predicted by Hansen could occur

2/4/2016 New Scientist: Unexpected Antarctic ice melt may trigger 2 metre sea level rise. Read the rest of this entry »

December 2015 Arctic temperatures are rising twice as fast as global temperatures

15/12/2015 Guardian: Record high Arctic temperatures in 2015 having ‘profound Read the rest of this entry »

2015 December Arctic temperatures with extreme weather conditions were rising towards 35°C above normal

30/12/2015 Guardian: North pole could be 35C warmer than average this week, warn meteorologists Read the rest of this entry »

India is facing a water crisis along the Ganges which may be related to global over-heating

27/3/2016 BBC: Is India facing its worst-ever water crisis? Read the rest of this entry »

New research shows that sea levels will rise at least 2 metres in the life expectancy of today’s children

31/3/2016 Guardian: Sea levels set to ‘rise far more rapidly than expected’ Read the rest of this entry »

Hansen says that sea level rise in a century is likely to be several metres not one metre as claimed by IPPS

22/3/2016 New Scientist:  The current rate of global warming could raise sea levels by “several meters” over the coming century, rendering most of the world’s coastal cities uninhabitable Read the rest of this entry »

Shocked reaction by climate scientists to February 2016 global surface over-heating data

21/3/2016 Guardian: Current record-shattering temperatures are shocking even to climate scientists Read the rest of this entry »

February 2016 was dramatically hotter than previous record months

20/3/2016 Guardian/Observer: Our planet went through a dramatic change last month. Read the rest of this entry »

2014 research on US opinions showed many respond better to the words global warming than to climate change

24/5/2014 Guardian: Americans care deeply about ‘global warming’ – but not ‘climate change’ Read the rest of this entry »

A significant increase in the latest USA opinion poll ratings on climate change

19/3/2016 Guardian: ‘A tipping point’: record number of Americans see global warming as threat Read the rest of this entry »

African- countries in the east and south face climate change impacts with record droughts with tens of millions suffering

17/3/2016 Guardian: Drought and rising temperatures ‘leaves 36m people across Africa facing hunger’ Read the rest of this entry »

Analysis shows that the so-called safe level of fossil fuel use to prevent 2°C must be halved.

25/2/2016 Guardian: Fossil fuel use must fall twice as fast as thought to contain global warming – study Read the rest of this entry »

World’s biggest floating solar energy system has been built in north London reservoir

1/3/2016 Guardian:  World’s biggest floating solar farm powers up outside London Read the rest of this entry »

Claim that surge in renewables has caused two years without increased fossil fuel emissions though 3% growth

16/3/2016 Guardian:  Surge in renewable energy stalls world greenhouse gas emissions Read the rest of this entry »

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