Claim: Birds of Prey Deliberately Setting Wildfires | Watts Up With That? on WordPress.com
Claim: Birds of Prey Deliberately Setting Wildfires | Watts Up With That? on WordPress.com

Guest essay by Eric Worrall So much for fire control - JoNova reports that raptors have been photographed congregating on the edge of large Australian bushfires, picking up burning sticks, and deliberately setting new spot fires in advance of the main blaze to flush out small mammals and other prey. This discovery potentially has profound?

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Does global warming make tropical cyclones stronger?
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By Stefan Rahmstorf, Kerry Emanuel, Mike Mann and Jim Kossin Friday marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which will be watched with interest after last year?s season broke a number of records and e.g. devastated Puerto Rico?s power grid, causing serious problems that persist today. One of us (Mike) is part of a team that has issued a seasonal forecast (see Kozar et al 2012) calling for a roughly average season in ...
If you doubt that the AMOC has weakened, read this
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A few weeks ago, we?ve argued in a paper in Nature that the Atlantic overturning circulation (sometimes popularly dubbed the Gulf Stream System) has weakened significantly since the late 19th Century, with most of the decline happening since the mid-20th Century. We have since received much praise for our study from colleagues around the world (thanks for that). But there were also some questions and criticisms in the media, so I?d like to present a ...
Study: Arctic Sea Ice Was Thinner In 1955 Than In years 2015-2017
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From the ?skating on thin ice? department. According to a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, the observed mean thickness of the sea ice in the region north of (…
Trump’s Paris Decision One Year Later: Looking Better and Better
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Guest essay by Robert Bradley Jr. As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes…
NASA glaciologist Jay Zwally puts the hammer down: ?Antarctica is gaining ice?
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A new paper about to be in press, comes at the end of a flurry of papers and reports published this week that claims Antarctica was losing ice mass. Zwally says ice growth is anywhere from 50 gigat…
Good News!  99.989% of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Didn?t Melt!
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Guest lampooning by David Middleton 99.989% rounds up to 100%.  This is fantastic news? Unless you?re a Warmunist.  Fortunately for Warmunists, Science News tailors their headlines to y…