• University Fires Professor Who Said Texas Deserved Hurricane Harvey Because It Voted Republican

    • Date: 29/08/17
    • New York Daily News

    Don’t mess with Twitter. A University of Tampa assistant sociology professor was fired after he suggested Hurricane Harvey is retribution for Texans who voted for the GOP in a tweet Sunday night, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Ironically, Harris County, which includes the devastated city of Houston, went for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.   In […]

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  • Hurricane Harvey Ends 12-Year U.S. Hurricane Drought

    • Date: 28/08/17
    • CNS News

    Hurricane Harvey roared ashore near Corpus Christie as Category 4 storm late Friday night, breaking a record 4,323-day (142-month, 12-year) major hurricane drought. “The world is presently in an era of unusually low weather disasters. This holds for the weather phenomena that have historically caused the most damage: tropical cyclones, floods, tornadoes and drought.” Roger Pielke […]

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  • Africa To Play The Trump Card on Coal: For Poverty Alleviation

    • Date: 23/08/17
    • The Inspired Africa

    “There are more than 600 million people living in Africa without access to a national grid,” says GWPF director, Dr Benny Peiser, “This is scandalous in 2017.” In June 2017, Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris Accord on climate change, to scorn of the Left and some in his own party. America is the only […]

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  • New Survey: Only 28% Of Americans Believe Climate Scientists Understand Causes of Climate Change ‘Very Well’

    • Date: 22/08/17
    • Scott Rasmussen survey

    Twenty-eight percent (28%) of Americans think that climate scientists understand the causes of global climate change “very well.” A Pew Research study found that only 19% believe that the climate scientists have a very good understanding of the best ways to address the issue. In general, the study found that Americans trust climate scientists more than politicians on the […]

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  • All-Time Record: Russian Harvest To Beat Soviet-Era Grain Record

    • Date: 21/08/17
    • Bloomberg

    A quarter century after the collapse of the USSR, Russian farmers are finally poised to beat the record for grain production that the country set during the Soviet era. The harvest will total at least 130.7 million metric tons this year on bumper wheat and corn crops, said Vladimir Petrichenko, director general of Moscow-based consultant ProZerno. That […]

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  • Indian Govt’s Chief Economic Adviser Slams ‘Carbon Imperialism’

    • Date: 18/08/17
    • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint

    Coal will and should remain the primary source of energy for India in the short to medium term as the fossil fuel remains the cheapest source of energy for India’s development needs, chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Thursday. click on image to watch news report Renewable energy, on the other hand, comes with hidden […]

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  • All Time Record: India Set For Best-Ever Foodgrain Production

    • Date: 17/08/17
    • Times of India

    NEW DELHI: India’s foodgrain production for the 2016-17 crop year is estimated at record 275.68 million tonnes. The government on Wednesday revised its previous figures upward by 2.3 million tonnes and came at the new figure which is over 4% higher than the previous record production achieved in the country during 2013-14. The production in […]

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  • Reality Check: India’s Foodgrain Output Up 5-Fold In 60 Years

    • Date: 16/08/17
    • India Spend

    India’s foodgrain production rose five times over six decades, according to 2016 government data, the latest available. Global population, CO2 emissions, and food production data over the period 1961-2010, normalized to a value of unity at 1961 — source: CO2 Science But with the average Indian farm half as large as it used to be 50 years […]

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