Species Impacts

More atmospheric carbon dioxide and warmer global temperatures are creating beneficial conditions for plant and animal life. Scientists have documented a greening of the Earth in recent decades, with greater extent and density of vegetation. Many animal species are extending their ranges as warming temperatures open new lands for them. Few animal species have gone extinct in recent centuries, with factors other than climate primarily responsible.

Science Rebuts New Claims that Warming Is Destroying Coral Reefs

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The Associated Press and many other corporate news outlets are promoting a new report by an environmental activist group claiming climate change is threatening the Great Barrier Reef and other reef systems with irreversible...

Sorry, AZ Central, Climate Change is NOT Causing Animal-Human Disease Transmission

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A recent article on AZ Central claims that climate change will be responsible for future animal-transmitted pandemics, and that mitigating alleged man-made warming will alleviate some of the risk. This is false, climate change...

Crisis Cancelled: Wolverine Range and Populations Growing, Not Shrinking

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) reports wolverines are expanding their range and their overall U.S. population as the Earth modestly warms. The findings by career scientists within the FWS debunk longtime assertions...

Sorry, U.S. News & World Report, Plant Growth Is Good, Not a Climate Harm

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On Monday, U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) became the latest corporate media outlet to run a seasonal story saying climate change is making life harder for allergy sufferers. This is likely true, but...

Rolling Stone Highlights Foods Benefiting from ‘Climate Crisis’

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Rolling Stone magazine is attempting to turn a climate change success story into another fictitious crisis, identifying 11 foods allegedly being harmed by global warming. In reality, every crop discussed by Rolling Stone is...

Crisis Canceled: Pikas Adapting to Climate Change ‘Remarkably Well’

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Comprehensive new research shows pika populations continue to thrive as the Earth modestly warms, throwing cold water on longstanding claims that climate change will soon drive pikas extinct. Pikas are small mammals that look like...

Newest Polar Bear Alarm Fails Laugh Test

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Google News and the establishment media are attempting to frighten people today with claims that polar bears may go extinct by 2100. The claims are absolute rubbish and fail the laugh test. BBC, CBS, New...

Thanks, Epoch Times, For Reporting on the Good News About This Roo

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A recent Epoch Times article details the resurgence of one iconic Australian animal species impacted by the “Black Summer” fires of 2019-2020. The story out of Australia demonstrates, once again, the resilience of animal...

Study Finds Ideal Climate for Life Is Five Degrees Warmer than Present

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The ideal temperature for planetary life is five degrees Celsius warmer than the present, scientists report in the peer-reviewed journal Astrobiology. The findings debunk climate activist claims that a modestly warming Earth is creating...

Locust ‘Crisis’ Is Really About Abundant Rainfall

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People, crops, livestock, and even insects thrive in conditions with more abundant food and water. Africa and the Middle East are currently enjoying abundant rainfall, benefiting each group of animals. Rather than celebrating this...