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.

Reuters Invents Fake Seaweed Crisis as Harvests More than Double

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Reuters published a March 30 article claiming climate change is causing a crisis in seaweed growth and harvesting. However, the facts say just the opposite. According to a 2018 United Nations Food and Agriculture...

Sorry, Weather Channel, Mangroves Will NOT Disappear in 30 Years

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The Weather Channel published an article on its website Wednesday claiming global warming threatens the extinction of mangrove trees – which rely on warm temperatures to live – within 30 years. Common sense and...

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...

New Climate Summary Debunks Polar Bear Fears

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Polar bear populations are increasing, not decreasing, as the planet modestly warms, reports a new climate summary at the website Climate at a Glance. Moreover, polar bears have survived and thrived in warmer historical...

Media Claim Climate Change Makes Animals Smaller – Reversing Course From Just 2 Weeks...

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The news media are claiming in a series of stories today that climate change is making animals larger, which they claim is bad. However, climate alarmists and their media allies have recently been saying...

Locust Crisis? But Media Said They Are Great Climate Food!

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Climate activists are pressing a narrative that climate change is causing an African crisis by dramatically increasing locust populations. Climate Realism has pointed out that this is hardly a crisis (see here and here)....

No, Longer Warm Seasons Don’t Harm Pets, Even if Fleas Also Benefit

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Yale Climate Connections (YCC) published an article yesterday asserting climate change is bad for our pets because it shortens and weakens winter, which prolongs flea-and-tick season. To the contrary, climate change benefits our pets...

Klutz Stumbles into Hornet Nest, Google News Blames Global Warming

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Google News today is promoting an article in which a klutz in Washington state stumbled into a hornets’ nest, got stung, and then blamed global warming. In reality, hornets have always existed in Washington...

Antarctic Penguin Remains Show Present Temperatures Are Normal

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Scientists report they have discovered perfectly preserved, 800-year-old penguin remains exposed by a patch of melting ice along the Antarctic coast. The news media and climate activists are touting this as proof of an...

Coral Extinction Crisis Canceled – New Study Documents Billions of Coral Colonies

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A newly published study of coral reefs finds coral populations are staggeringly large and extremely unlikely to face extinction pressures anytime in the foreseeable future. The peer-reviewed study by scientists who had previously promoted...

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