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Former Exxon Scientists Tell Congress of Oil Giant’s Climate Research Before Exxon Turned to Denial

Exxon’s research warned of the risks of climate change from human-cause greenhouse gas emissions 40 years ago.  Then came the ‘sea change’ at the energy company. Telling their story before a Congressional committee for the first time, two former ExxonMobil…

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Collapse of Antarctic ice may have been centuries in the making

The ice shelves in eastern Antarctic peninsula seem to have been thinning since around 1700, leaving ice shelves such as Larsen B vulnerable to their recent break-up as human-caused climate change took hold

Strong winter dust storms may have caused the collapse of the Akkadian Empire

(Hokkaido University) Fossil coral records provide new evidence that frequent winter shamals, or dust storms, and a prolonged cold winter season contributed to the collapse of the ancient Akkadian Empire in Mesopotamia.

Farmers Protest Discrimination By Eco-Warriors In Germany

Thousands of farmers in their tractors have taken to the streets of Germany, protesting the government’s environmentalist agenda and the climate of hostility that agriculture faces from urban eco-warriors. On Tuesday, farmers across Germany led ‘tractor parades’ into the nation’s…

Ice cliffs in Antarctica might not contribute to extreme sea-level rise in this century

A 2016 study suggested tall ice cliffs along Antarctica’s coast might collapse rapidly under their own weight and contribute to more than 6 feet of sea-level rise by 2100. Now, MIT researchers have found this prediction may be overestimated.

Antarctic Ice Cliffs May Not Contribute to Sea-Level Rise as Much as Predicted

Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically .Antarctica’s ice sheet spans close to twice the area of the contiguous United States, and its land boundary is buttressed by massive, floating ice…

North Koreans Fight Over Their Excrement To Meet Human Fertilizer Quota

North Korean laborers have started fighting over and stealing each other’s excrement in an attempt to meet an impossible quota collection in time to prepare fertilizer for next year’s farming season, a report revealed this week. Radio Free Asia (RFA),…

NYTimes Hails Cultish, Disruptive Extinction Rebellion Protests

Extinction Rebellion, a burgeoning radical group of self-proclaimed environmentalists, that originated in England in the summer of 2018, now has a following among the hard left in America, as they do the usual left-wing protest things, like disrupting the commutes…

The harm from worrying about climate change – BBC News

Back in Bath, I grope around for ways to reframe my negative emotions, with the help of Hickman. “The primary support that people get is through their doctors and medication and CBT [cognitive behavioural therapy], none of which is particularly…