Category Archives: Climate change impacts

Sea level rise acceleration (or not): Part VII U.S. coastal impacts

by Judith Curry

The final installment in the CE series on sea level rise.

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Impact of Climate Change on Human Evolution: The Odyssey from Africa

by Phil Salmon

How a small group of people from Africa changed the world. Continue reading

Sea level rise acceleration (or not): Part I – Introduction

by Judith Curry

Introduction and context for a new Climate Etc. series on sea level rise.

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Is climate change the culprit causing California’s wildfires?

by Larry Kummer

We’re told that climate change caused or intensified California’s wildfires — and that such fires are getting worse. As usual for such scary stories, these claims are only weakly supported by science — except for the ones that are outright fabrications.

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Estimating the cost to America of damage from climate change in the 21st century


by Larry Kummer, originally posted at the Fabius Maximus website.

Another peer-reviewed paper predicting disaster from climate change by misrepresenting and exaggerating the science. We can still learn much from it.

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A beneficial climate change hypothesis

by Rud Istvan

A novel hypothesis on the role of CO2 in the technological transition from hunter/gatherers to sedentary agriculture.

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Will the Oroville Dam survive the ARkStorm?

by David Hagen

Should California plan for permanent drought or climate persistence?

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