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Volume 19: May 2016
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The Shallow Back Reef Environment of Ofu, American Samoa (4 May 2016)
Measurements collected here reveal a highly variable and extreme environment that is largely biologically controlled, suggesting important implications for the future survival of marine life in such environs...

Negative Shortwave Cloud Feedback in Middle to High Latitudes (4 May 2016)
Although several scientists have long struggled to accurately represent cloud feedback in climate models, the task has yet to be achieved...

Plant Growth Database (4 May 2016)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Wheat (Han et al., 2015). To access the entire database, click here.

The Impact of Warming and Hypoxia on Mediterranean Pen Shells (3 May 2016)
Even having to fight the potential negative impacts of localized increases in seawater temperature and concomitant decreases in seawater oxygen content, Mediterranean pen shells appear to be up to the task of doing what it takes to sustain themselves...

Warm and Wet vs Cold and Dry South African Historic Responses (2 May 2016)
History - and the authors of this revealing study - suggest that the former of the two types of climate is the most conducive to human habitation...

Plant Growth Database (2 May 2016)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Tasmanian Bluegum (Quentin et al., 2015). To access the entire database, click here.

Projecting the Impacts of Rising CO2 on Future Crop Yields in Germany (29 April 2016)
The results of this model-based study for future crop production in Germany fall in line with the previous work of Idso (2013), both of which studies reveal that any policy prescription designed to limit the future upward trajectory of atmospheric CO2 concentrations will have very real, and potentially serious, repercussions for global food security...

The Future of Earth's Coral Reefs in Remote Regions of the World (29 April 2016)
An important new study suggests that remote coral reefs have the ability to recover rapidly from extreme heat-induced reductions in their normal growth rates...

See CFACT's Documentary Climate Hustle (28 April 2016)
Starring Marc Morano, this movie will be showing at over 400 theatres across the USA for one night only-Monday, May 2nd. Please send this to your friends and relatives and encourage them to attend! Buy Tickets has the complete list of theatres and show times.

Simulated Future Wheat Yields in the Azarbaijan Region of Iran (28 April 2016)
A new study of the effects of projected changes in atmospheric CO2 concentration, agricultural technology and climate reports significant positive results for the production of wheat in northwest Iran...

CMIP5 Models Predict the Future of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean (27 April 2016)
The question remains, however: just how much faith can one put in their projections?...

Plant Growth Database (27 April 2016)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Mulberry (Sekhar et al., 2015). To access the entire database, click here.

The Unstoppable CO2-Induced Greening of the Earth Continues (26 April 2016)
Quite the opposite of what the world's climate alarmists contend should be happening to Earth's vegetation, rising atmospheric CO2 enrichment is proving to be a tremendous biospheric benefit, overpowering the many real and negative influences that society and nature have inflicted upon it over the past four decades...

18th Century to 2013 Precipitation Trends Over Earth's Land Mass (26 April 2016)
Over such a sizeable time interval and global land mass, one would expect to see a significant CO2-induced change - one way or the other - in global precipitation, but only if the historical and still-ongoing rise in the air's CO2 concentration has anything to do with it...

Ocean Acidification Database (26 April 2016)
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Coral Stonewort [Chara tomentosa]. To access the entire database, click here.

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