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  • IPCC Scenarios Refuted By Reality: Global CO2 Emissions Intensity Increasing, Not Declining

    • Date: 13/09/17
    • Felix Pretis and Max Roser, Energy
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    New study reveals that global CO2 emissions intensity growth exceeded 37 of all 39 IPCC scenarios – including all 6 main scenarios – over the decade 2000–2010.    Panel b shows observed annual growth rates together with observed decadal growth rates over both decades. Observed decadal growth rates exceed all main scenario projections over the […]

  • Some Himalayan Glaciers Have Been Melting For 400 Years, Scientists Discover

    • Date: 13/09/17
    • Times of India
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    Global warming and climate change are serious issues that are drawing the attention of the world. However, the phenomenon of Himalayan glaciers melting is not a recent one. In fact, it has been happening for 400 years. It was during the Little Ice Age, a period of cold conditions from 1645 CE-1715 CE, that Arctic and sub-Arctic glaciers were […]

  • Greens Defeated As Norwegian Voters Snub Anti-Oil Push

    • Date: 13/09/17
    • Oil & Gas Journal
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    An election seen partly as a referendum on Norway’s future as an oil-producing country went solidly for the status quo. Prime Minister Erna Solberg of the center-right Conservative Party and her main collation partner, the Progress Party, won 89 seats in Norway’s 169-seat Parliament, defeating a group led by the Labor Party that was projected […]

  • North Yorkshire County Council Agrees Fracking Planning Applications

    • Date: 12/09/17
    • Minster FM
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    North Yorkshire County Council has today agreed planning conditions with Third Energy which will enable the company to begin operations to frack for shale gas in the vicinity of Kirby Misperton. The conditions relate to traffic management; to the prevention of mud on roads and to the financial commitment required of Third Energy, or any […]

  • A $150 Billion Misfire: How Forecasters Got Irma Damage So Wrong

    • Date: 12/09/17
    • Bloomberg
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    Estimates for the damage Hurricane Irma would inflict on Florida kept mounting as it made its devastating sweep across the Caribbean. It was poised to be the costliest U.S. storm on record. Then something called the Bermuda High intervened and tripped it up. “We got very lucky,” said Jeff Masters, co-founder of Weather Underground in […]

  • Ben Pile: Beware Greens Exploiting Hurricanes

    • Date: 12/09/17
    • Ben Pile, Spiked
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    Extreme weather is less of a threat than it ever has been. When Hurricane Harvey landed on Texas, it marked the end of a 12-year lull in major hurricanes hitting the US. This period – which also featured a long ‘hiatus’ in global warming, the failure of ice-free Arctic predictions and the growth of polar-bear […]

  • Winton Capital Sets Up Climate Change Prediction Market

    • Date: 12/09/17
    • Lindsay Fortado, Financial Times
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    One of Europe’s largest hedge funds is looking to move into the gambling industry in the UK, as it sets up a new venue where players can bet on the effects of climate change. The project is hoping to tempt climate scientists to put their money where their models are. The new “climate prediction market” […]

  • Guardian Shocked That Florida Residents Remain Climate Sceptical

    • Date: 12/09/17
    • Watts Up With THat
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    Guardian Reporter Ed Pilkington has been running around Marco Island Florida, desperately trying to find someone who thinks climate change is a problem. Floridians battered by Irma maintain climate change is no ‘big deal’ On Marco Island, widespread destruction in Irma’s wake is not enough to make believers out of some climate change skeptics They sat […]

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