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Global Warming may be making baboons less aggressive – are humans next?

  A study published in the American Journal of Primatology, by renowned neurobiologist and primatologist, Professor Robert Sapolsky of Stanford University, has shown that levels of intra-group aggression exhibited by troupes of baboons on the Serengeti Plains diminishes significantly during periods of drought. The reasons for this moderation of behaviour are unclear but it may … Continue reading

European Temperature Extremes: Models Don’t Fit, Data Isn’t As Expected, So Therefore It Must Be Climate Change!
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European Temperature Extremes: Models Don’t Fit, Data Isn’t As Expected, So Therefore It Must Be Climate Change!

    The long hot summer of climate change/heatwave propaganda continues with the release of yet another ‘study‘ of European temperature extremes, this time by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. As usual, the story is splashed all over the media that Europe is warming even faster than models predicted. So it’s just the usual … Continue reading

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Amazon Fires

(Fire in the forest: Piero di Cosimo, Ashmolean Museum) Kip Hansen at WattsUpWithThat reports that forest fires in the Amazon are less than at the same time in 2016, and praises an article in the New York Times by Alexandria Symonds which gives a clear and fact-based account of what’s happening, noting particularly that most of the … Continue reading