Top environmental and climate science news of the past week or so.
A group of biologists that have been studying polar bears off the coast of Alaska have determined that polar bear cubs are drowning, due to loss of sea ice. They are being forced to make longer swims than normal just to find land or stable ice sheets.
I had a post on some of Dr. Jeff Masters’ recent comments on the ridiculous extreme weather we’ve been seeing this year just about one week ago, but he just published a new analysis on these issues that I thought was worth covering as well.
The key, general points are as follows…
The disinformers like to focus on where it’s cold, which happens to be where most of the people of, but where it’s hot looks to be more consequential, given the … [Read full article]
Here’s our roundup of interesting (good & bad) environmental and wildlife news of the week, other than what we’ve covered already. White House: Polar Bears Not ‘Endangered’ The Obama administration … [Read full article]
Along with the articles we wrote on global warming this week — on the finding that women are more likely to back scientific consensus on global warming than men, on … [Read full article]
In addition to the numerous climate change stories we reported on this week, here are 7 more definitely worth a share.
Sarah Palin has said many times that the polar bear habitat is safe, and there’s no need to classify them as a “threatened” species. Yet today comes word that as … [Read full article]
According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), Following a record rate of ice loss through the month of August, Arctic sea ice extent already stands as the … [Read full article]