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Climate Change Is Not Behind Australia’s Hailstorms

It was pretty inevitable that once the rain finally started to fall in South Eastern Australia, extinguishing some of the bushfires which have been raging for weeks, the wet weather, too, would be blamed on climate change. ‘Climate apocalypse starts…

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Jonathan Safran Foer: ‘Why don’t Extinction Rebellion issue specific ideas? They are awfully vague’

There have been many proposed solutions to the climate crisis – from outright bans on fossil fuels to planting 2 billion trees – but Jonathan Safran Foer’s antidote to global devastation strikes me as the neatest and most achievable. It…

Why a silent book club is a brilliant idea

Even introverts need social outings, say the founders of this special kind of book club. ‘We think it’s important to put down our phones and be social. Real, live, breathing-the-same-air social, not hearting-you-on-Instagram social.’ (Photo: GaudiLab/Shutterstock) No revelations here, but…

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CLIMATE IMPACTS: Warming cost the U.S. an extra $24B — research

Extreme weather associated with climate warming drove U.S. property losses $24 billion higher over the past 25 years than would have been expected under a more stable climate regime, according to new research from the American Academy of Actuaries.

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POLITICS: Iran flare-up threatens Trump’s claims on gas prices

President Trump has long believed the fraught path to electoral victory is dotted with gas stations. As tensions rise between the United States and Iran, observers say Trump is closer to experiencing something he has long feared: rising gasoline prices.

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COURTS: N.Y. won’t fight Exxon’s climate victory

New York’s top lawyer will not appeal a recent court decision rejecting claims that Exxon Mobil Corp. misled shareholders about climate concerns, the state’s attorney general said last week.

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Climate Change Advocacy: Science Or Religious Cult?

Each day you listen to unceasing climate change advocacy, always claiming the mantle of “science.” But you can’t help noticing the steady drumbeat of the standard narratives used by religious cults. The end of days is nigh. You have grievously…

Climate Change Advocacy: Science Or Religious Cult?

Each day you listen to unceasing climate change advocacy, always claiming the mantle of “science.” But you can’t help noticing the steady drumbeat of the standard narratives used by religious cults. The end of days is nigh. You have grievously…