Summary: An oddity of the press coverage of our changing climate is that the news is always bad. Here is an example of unreported good news, about polar bears not just avoiding extinction -- but thriving (less hunting by their #1 enemy has helped). There has been much bad news this year; let's enjoy the … Continue reading Good news about polar bears, thriving as the arctic warms!
Summary: Here are three stories about environmental destruction, all featuring "five trillion" as the horrific number. Scary stories. Are they accurate? To understand a trillion, look at it in cash (1) Five trillion tons of ice has melted! "5 Trillion Tons of Ice Lost Since 2002" by climate propagandist Phil Plait at Slate. "…land ice … Continue reading Five trillion is a red line. Cross it and the environment crashes.
Summary: Let's compare the news about weather with data and scientists' analysis. Sad see how ideology plus desperation for readers has brought talented journalists to write clickbait. No wonder their credibility has collapsed. Worse, after 26 years of this exaggerated reporting the public rates climate change near or at the bottom of their policy priorities. … Continue reading What we learned from the freak storm that “melted the North Pole” on December 30
Summary: Today we look at arctic sea ice and tornadoes. While they tell us important information about our world, how the news tells us about them tells us even more. As we become isolated into tribes our news becomes dominated by targeted clickbait. So it is with climate change, among our most serious issues but … Continue reading Climate news poorly reported in the news, about things you should know
Summary: Another in our series of good news about the climate, this time about polar bears (others are listed at the end). Good news generates few clicks, so you'll not see this info in the news. This period of good news probably will not last forever, perhaps not even long. Let's stop the playground politics … Continue reading Twenty stories of good news about polar bears!
Summary: Today's post shows more good news about our climate, about ice. The good news gives us time to act. Unfortunately both Left and Right prefer that we squander this gift of time. The Left denies the pause; the Right considers it a "stop". Neither supports the climate science research and political organizing necessary to … Continue reading More good news about the climate, giving us a priceless gift.
Summary: A people can be shaped by controlling their information, altering their perception of the world by filtering what they learn. We see that today in the debate about one of the potentially largest challenges of the 21st century. Climate scientists differ on their forecasts of future weather, which range from large to calamitous changes. … Continue reading Some good news about our changing climate. Enjoy it, for it might not last long.