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  • We Were Wrong, Climate Scientists Concede

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Ben Webster, The Times
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    Catastrophic impacts of climate change can still be avoided, according to scientists who have admitted they were too pessimistic about the chances of limiting global warming. The world has warmed more slowly than had been predicted by computer models, which were “on the hot side” and overstated the impact of emissions on average temperature, research […]

  • MP Welcomes ‘Swift’ BBC Rebuke Of Presenter Over Climate Sceptic Tweet

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Graham Ruddick, The Guardian
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    Adam Rutherford may have compromised BBC’s impartiality by criticising Labour MP Graham Stringer, a climate change sceptic, standards team says The BBC has reprimanded the presenter of Radio 4’s Inside Science after he called on his Twitter followers to write to their local MPs about the reappointment of Graham Stringer, a climate change sceptic, to a parliamentary […]

  • NYT: Trump Adviser Tells Foreign Ministers U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • The New York Times
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    UNITED NATIONS — Gary D. Cohn, the top White House economic adviser, told ministers from several major allies on Monday that the Trump administration was “unambiguous” about its plans to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change unless new terms were met. Ministers emerging from the 90-minute breakfast in a back room of The […]

  • Two Weeks After Harvey, Cheniere Runs More Gas Than Ever

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Bloomberg
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    Two weeks after Hurricane Harvey flooded the U.S. Gulf Coast, brought shipping to a halt and knocked out power to millions, the only company sending U.S. shale gas overseas is back in business. In fact, Cheniere Energy Inc.’s flagship Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana is liquefying more natural gas for export than ever. Cheniere fully restored operations […]

  • BBC Reprimands Science Presenter For Campaign Against Labour MP Graham Stringer

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) has welcomed the BBC’s reprimand for one of its science presenters who started a political campaign against Graham Stringer, Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton and a member of the GWPF’s board of trustees. Graham Stringer MP has been a member of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee since 2006 […]

  • Well Prepared & More Resilient: How US Refineries Passed Hurricane Test

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Financial Times
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    Three weeks after Hurricane Harvey, it is clear that U.S. oil and gas companies have mostly been able to withstand the onslaught. Lessons learned from previous storms, in particular hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, have made operations more resilient. As Hurricane Harvey battered southern Texas on August 27, the National Weather Service described it […]

  • Climate Hysteria Hits ‘Peak Stupid’ In Hurricane Season

    • Date: 18/09/17
    • Chris Mitchel, The Australian
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    Media climate hysteria has reached “peak stupid” with this US hurricane season. In a week when Phillip Adams on ABC Radio ­National’s Late Night Live on Tuesday asked his US correspondent Bruce Shapiro if Florida Governor Rick Scott was a climate change denier for religious fundamentalist reasons, the left again showed its arrogance in declaring anyone who […]

  • Solar Power Death Wish

    • Date: 17/09/17
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal
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    Billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies haven’t made the U.S. solar industry competitive, and now two companies want to make it even less so. Suniva Inc., a bankrupt solar-panel maker, and German-owned SolarWorld Americas have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose tariffs on foreign-made crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells. Solar cells in the […]

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