Summary: Today's post reviews a book about applied climate science, discussing polar bears -- poster animals for the effects of global warming. It tells the rest of the story, the good news. It's well worth reading. Review of Susan Crockford's new book: Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change. For thirty years we have heard increasingly … Continue reading About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming
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: 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: 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.