Time To Assume That Health Research Is Fraudulent Until Proven Otherwise?

Time To Assume That Health Research Is Fraudulent Until Proven Otherwise? https://ift.tt/3zzetrW From thebmjopinion An interesting article in the BMJ opinion blog. The ongoing credibility and reproducibility crisis in institutionalized research continues to unfold. Health research is based on trust. Health professionals and journal editors reading the results of a clinical trial assume that the […]

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Eos: Climate litigation only needs evidence to succeed… ROTFLMFAO!

Eos: Climate litigation only needs evidence to succeed… ROTFLMFAO! https://ift.tt/3BEECr9 Guest “ROTFLMFAO!!!” by David Middleton Climate Litigation Has a Big Evidence GapClimate-related lawsuits don’t often quantitatively link the defendant’s greenhouse gas emissions to the impacts on the plaintiff. Better lines of communication between climate scientists and climate lawyers could help bridge that gap. By Kimberly M. […]

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Western Hudson Bay polar bears: still some out on the sea ice, some causing trouble

Western Hudson Bay polar bears: still some out on the sea ice, some causing trouble https://ift.tt/3eUamiq From Polar Bear Science As of Monday (19 July), more polar bears had come ashore near Churchill and on the shores of Wakusp National Park but some are still out on the bay. The pattern of ice breakup this […]

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Claim: Covid-19 Spread by Farting in a Confined Space

Claim: Covid-19 Spread by Farting in a Confined Space https://ift.tt/2VeDJ7K Guest essay by Eric Worrall Fart of death? British Politicians are allegedly concerned about a case of Covid-19 transmission apparently caused by someone passing wind in an adjacent toilet cubicle. Ministers ‘fear coronavirus could be spread by farting in a confined space’ Ministers have privately […]

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Climate adaptation should be based on robust regional climate information

Climate adaptation should be based on robust regional climate information https://ift.tt/3rwQwyJ Climate adaptation steams forward with an accelerated speed that can be seen through the Climate Adaptation Summit in January (see previous post), the ECCA 2021 in May/June, and the upcoming COP26. Recent extreme events may spur this development even further (see previous post about […]

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Veteran Swiss Meteorologist Calls Germany’s Natural Disaster Protection “A Failed State”

Veteran Swiss Meteorologist Calls Germany’s Natural Disaster Protection “A Failed State” https://ift.tt/3iITOL7 From the NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 24. July 2021 A veteran meteorologist calls Germany’s natural catastrophe management a “failed state” after over 200 people were killed despite warnings having been issued days early. Swiss meteorologist Jörg Kachelmann slams Germany’s failure to heed early flood warnings. […]

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What is the National Food Strategy and how could it change the way England eats?

What is the National Food Strategy and how could it change the way England eats? https://ift.tt/3iKwRar Kelly Parsons, University of Hertfordshire and David Barling, University of Hertfordshire Reforming England’s food system could save the country £126 billion, according to a recent government-commissioned report. The National Food Strategy, led by British businessman Henry Dimbleby, proposes a […]

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Hubble Returns to Full Science Observations and Releases New Images

Hubble Returns to Full Science Observations and Releases New Images https://ift.tt/2TxNJbU From NASA NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, exploring the universe near and far. The science instruments have returned to full operation, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended the telescope’s observations for more than a month. These images, from a […]

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