Environment

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Earth. Credit NASA
Earth. Credit NASA


Earth Hour Based On A Myth – OpEd

By Tom Harris* Earth Hour 2015 demonstrates how radical climate activists are ruining the credibility of the environmental movement. Rather than concentrating on sensible objectives we can accomplish such as reducing real air, land and water pollution, protecting species at risk, and conserving scarce resources, Earth Hour focusses mainly on the impossible: ‘stopping climate change.’ […]

This image shows the Atlantic Conveyor -- a graph of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Credit Stefan Rahmstorf/PIK
This image shows the Atlantic Conveyor -- a graph of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Credit Stefan Rahmstorf/PIK


Atlantic Ocean Overturning Found To Already Be Slowing Down

The gradual but accelerating melting of the Greenland ice-sheet, caused by man-made global warming, is a possible major contributor to the slowdown. Further weakening could impact marine ecosystems and sea level as well as weather systems in the US and Europe. “It is conspicuous that one specific area in the North Atlantic has been cooling […]