Scientists predicted a decade ago the loss of Arctic ice would dry out California and the very change in the jet stream that has driven the current drought. One of those scientists told me last week, “the actual situation in the next few decades could be even more dire that our study suggested.”
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Rush Holt (D-NJ) saddened climate hawks everywhere when he announced last month he would retire at the end of his (eighth) term in Congress. Physicist Holt brought a unique sensibility to a body that has become increasingly hostile towards science. Here are his thoughts on Keystone and climate.
With climate change warming the planet and taking the “perma” out of permafrost in many polar regions, scientists may begin to unearth more previously undiscovered viruses, not all of which will be as benign as this new one.
Science Advisor Dr. John Holdren has published a devastating 6-page debunking of Roger Pielke Jr., a leading climate confusionist. Holdren’s views are in the mainstream of climatologists. I can think of no climate scientists who share Pielke’s assessment of Holdren’s views as “zombie science.”