• Climate Change No Longer Big Concern For Business Leaders In Davos

    • Date: 20/01/16
    • Tom Levitt, The Guardian

    The high profile UN summit on climate change in Paris appears to have had little impact on the decision making and worries of global business leaders. Despite concerns about its impact on extreme weather events, such as recent flooding in the UK, climate change failed to register near the top of the list of business […]

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  • US Judge Issues Devastating Ruling On ‘Global Warming’ Activists

    • Date: 17/01/16
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller News Foundation

    A Washington state judge told environmentalists they could not use “necessity defense” to claim the threat of global warming justified their criminal activity — a huge blow to activists’ hopes they can use global warming as a shield from the law. Judge Anthony Howard won’t allow environmentalist defendants to make such arguments in their closing […]

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  • Climate Scientists: Paris Agreement Fatally Flawed, Major Setback

    • Date: 10/01/16
    • Tom Bawden, The Independent on Sunday

    The Paris Agreement to tackle global warming has actually dealt a major setback to the fight against climate change, leading academics will warn. The deal may have been trumpeted by world leaders but is far too weak to do help prevent devastating harm to the Earth, it is claimed. In a joint letter to The […]

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  • Insurers: El Niño And Global Warming Make Natural Disasters Less Expensive

    • Date: 06/01/16
    • Andrew Follett, Daily Caller News Foundation

    Due to El Niño and global warming, 2015 natural disasters are much less costly than expected, according to a study by an insurance industry group. The insurance industry’s largest losses in recent years are due to severe winter weather. Global warming and El Niño — a weather event that warms up ocean temperatures in South America, causing the […]

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  • Nico Stehr: Good Climate, Bad Democracy

    • Date: 04/01/16
    • Nico Stehr, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

    An increasing number of climatologists are critics of democracy. Only autocratic governments could avert catastrophe, they believe.  Disasters, such as a refugee crisis, a stock market crash, an extreme weather event or the bursting of a speculative bubble seem to hit democratic societies almost always by surprise. Climate change is, however, no calamity, but it […]

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  • Central England Temperature Pause Now 17 Years Long

    • Date: 03/01/16
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    Despite the warm end to the year, the annual CET ended up pretty close to the long term average. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/index.html As I have pointed out before, the Met Office only like to show the CET since 1772. For some reason, they don’t like people to see the full picture, which just happens to include the […]

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  • Reminder: Why Did The Met Office Forecast A Dry Winter?

    • Date: 28/12/15
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Why did the Met Office forecast that the 2013/14 winter would be dry and experience below average precipitation? To answer this question we need to recall the two very dry winters of 2011 and 2012. Last winter, the UK experienced some of the wettest and stormiest weather ever recorded. These storms and floods raise the […]

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  • Indian Floods Not Linked To Global Warming – Environment Minister

    • Date: 22/12/15
    • Times of India

    ‘Extreme rainfall that occurred over coastal districts of Tamil Nadu is highly localised and is part of the natural variability of the Indian monsoon system.’ Days after the Chennai floods caught global attention during the just concluded Paris conference where world leaders linked such extreme weather conditions to climate change, the government on Monday said […]

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