AP refutes Al Gore’s claim about US cold snap

On January 4th, former Vice President Al Gore tweeted about the record cold the US was experiencing saying: It’s bitter cold in parts of the US, but climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann explains that’s exactly what we should expect from the climate crisis. Gore linked to a pamphlet authored by Dr. Michael Mann who is…

New York City Joins in Climate Change Racketeering Scheme

New York City joins the California municipalities of Imperial Beach, San Fransisco and Oakland cities along with Marin and San Matteo counties in suing British Petroleum (BP), Chevron, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell accusing them of hiding the research of their own scientists knowing that burning fossil fuels causes climate change. According…

How oceans clean themselves

Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability. After diving in Greece, and coming across more plastic bags than fish, he wondered: why can’t we clean this up? While still being on secondary school, he then decided to dedicate half a year of research to understand plastic pollution and the…

Microbeads in UK waterways and fish, oh my!

People obviously feel a lot safer now that Great Britain has banned microbeads. Its a wonder that this problem went so long without being addressed. It is outrageous that beauty product makers used microbeads since they can end up polluting water ways and end up in the bowels of animals, like fish, just like environmentalists…

Facebook Is A Haven For Anti-Vaccine Movement

No matter what Mark Zuckerberg or the folks at Facebook do, unfortunately, there is little that can be done to stop the spread of misinformation. The Washington Post reports citing a study done by sociologists in Australia, that the anti-vaccine movement has been able to cluster in Facebook groups but seems to have become a…

Positive Effects of Climate Change?

Our public discourse on climate change typically goes from there is man-made climate change to ergo we should approve all those regulations. This inference is hardly ever questioned. In this segment of a lecture he delivered late last year, Dr. David Friedman argues that if you agree that a) global warming exists (there is hardly…