Newspaper Articles – Craig Idso

Woody Plant Encroachment on the USA’s Southwestern Desert

The historical increase in the air’s CO2 content has been fostering a great greening of previously not-so-green portions of the Earth...

Crops vs. Weeds at the Northern Edges of Their Current Ranges

Climate alarmists project weeds will increase. Experimental results indicate otherwise, deflating yet another one of the global warming scare stories...

The Maldives’ Corals Seven Years after the 1998 Bleaching Event

How did they respond to the most devastating bleaching episode of modern times? Better than some predicted, suggesting that forecasts of their demise are likely highly exaggerated...

A Global Fire History of the Past Century

What does it reveal about the relative roles of climate change and direct human impacts?

Global Climate Change and Red Seaweed Production in China

According to the authors of this study, “ongoing climate change (increasing atmospheric CO2 and global warming) might exert a favorable influence on the mariculture of G.

Accelerating Growth Rates of British Colombia (Canada) Forests

What are the driving forces behind their upward trajectories? Climate change, CO2 enrichment, and nitrogen deposition...

The Role of Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment in Human Nutrition

Much publicity is currently being given a paper entitled “Increasing CO2 Threatens Human Nutrition,” which was recently published in the British journal Nature, where a team of 20 scientists report

Amphibians and Reptiles Facing the Challenge of Climate Change

“Overall, plastic and genetic variation in amphibians and reptiles could buffer some of the formidable threats from climate change” and could thus “dampen some of the doom and gloom associated with

Old Trees: The Bigger They Are, The More Carbon They Sequester

New data overturn an old concept, revealing that “rapid growth in giant trees is the global norm” and “it appears to hold regardless of competitive environment”...

The Thermal Tolerance of a Large Tropical Freshwater Shrimp

This big shrimp can take the heat of more-than-maximal-projected global warming... Read More