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Highlighted Article: The Fight Against Global Greening

Posted On:
Aug 23, 2018  at  at 6:12 AM
Category
Climate Change

 

From: Watts Up With That?

By: Kip Hansen

The Fight Against Global Greening - Series of 4 essays

 

  1. Part 1 - August 14, 2018
  2. Part 2 - August 15, 2018
  3. Part 3 - August 17, 2018
  4. Part 4 - August 19, 2018

 

Something odd happened between April 2017 and July 2018. I haven’t discovered exactly what prompted it but the rather good science writer and journalist, Carl Zimmer, seems to have flipped his wig. Well, at least he flipped his viewpoint on Global Greening.

 

In April 2017, Zimmer wrote a nice article for the New York Times titled “Antarctic Ice Reveals Earth’s Accelerating Plant Growth”. The article is a straightforward report on research performed by Dr. J. E. Campbell of the Sierra Nevada Research stitute, University of California in Merced, California (and others…) called “Large historical growth in global terrestrial gross primary production” published 5 April 2017 in the journal Nature.

 

Eric Worral did a WUWT news brief on the 30 July ’18 Carl Zimmer NY Times article. I thought the issue needed a little more attention — in fact, I thought it needed a series of four essays ...

 

  1. Part 1 - August 14, 2018
  2. Part 2 - August 15, 2018
  3. Part 3 - August 17, 2018
  4. Part 4 - August 19, 2018