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  • UN Embarrassed By Forecast On Climate Refugees

    • Date: 18/04/11
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    Six years ago, the United Nations issued a dramatic warning that the world would have to cope with 50 million climate refugees by 2010. But now that those migration flows have failed to materialize, the UN has distanced itself from the forecasts. On the contrary, populations are growing in the regions that had been identified as […]

  • The Case For Doing Nothing About Global Warming

    • Date: 09/01/11
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    Time after time, the public has been harangued by climate change “experts” predicting all form of devastation due to anthropogenic global warming. The Greenland and Antarctic glaciers will melt, as will the sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean. Temperatures will rise by 2-6°C, perhaps more in higher latitudes. Weather patterns will shift, there will be […]

  • Matt Ridley: Acid Oceans And Acid Rain

    • Date: 05/11/10
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    I have an article in The Times today (behind a paywall) on ocean acidification. Here’s the gist: Today in Beijing an alliance of scientists called Oceans United will present the United Nations with a request for $5 billion a year to be spent on monitoring the oceans. High among their concerns is ocean acidification, which `could […]

  • Pacific Islands Growing, Not Sinking

    • Date: 03/06/10
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    Against all the odds, a number of shape-shifting islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean are standing up to the effects of climate change. For years, people have warned that the smallest nations on the planet – island states that barely rise out of the ocean – face being wiped off the map by […]

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