The drought in California is likely due to natural variations in climate, not human activity, according to Edward Cook, director of the Tree Ring Laboratory at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Unfortunately, that has not stopped politicians from blaming human emissions of carbon dioxide for the drought.
There is climate change and it has been going on for 4.5 billion years on planet Earth. It has everything to do with the Sun, the oceans, volcanic activity and other natural factors. It has nothing to do with the planet’s human population.
The continuing drought is wreaking havoc on the ability of the Mississippi River to function as one of our nation’s primary commercial arteries. If water levels continue to fall, as[…]
Reuters released an article today that assessed the economic damage the Midwest drought is having on the Mississippi River, and thus affecting the flow of valuable materials such as chemical, petroleum, and[…]
Renowned meteorologist Joe Bastardi, a friend of The Heartland Institute who spoke at our most-recent climate conference in May, graced the pages of USA Today on Tuesday. According to Joe: “The argument that[…]