Peter Gleick: Sea-level rise will be exponential

“One of the most important and threatening risks of climate change is sea-level rise (SLR). The mechanisms are well understood, and the direction of changes in sea-level is highly certain – it is rising and the rate of rise will accelerate.” Continue reading Peter Gleick: Sea-level rise will be exponential

Magical Supplement: Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight

Nonsense. 350 pregnancies over 6 years. Gestation is complex. Much of the data are self-reported. The result is clinically insignificant anyway — e.g., 2.9 day longer average gestation in treated group. Continue reading Magical Supplement: Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight

Study: Scientists have overestimated capacity of wind farms to generate power

“Mesoscale atmospheric modeling looking at the mass effects of kinetic energy absorption by wind turbines suggests that the power capacity of large-scale wind farms may have been significantly overestimated.” Continue reading Study: Scientists have overestimated capacity of wind farms to generate power

City Wants Power to ‘Disarm Individuals’ During Crisis

“The new rule would allow authorities to confiscate guns of “unruly” people during an extreme weather event such as the April 2011 tornadoes or any other emergency.” Continue reading City Wants Power to ‘Disarm Individuals’ During Crisis

Study uncovers massive global yawn over global warming

“This has to be bad news for environmental activists everywhere: a massive international study, conducted in 33 countries over 17 years, shows that people just don’t care a lot about the environment.” Continue reading Study uncovers massive global yawn over global warming