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Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, Ecology, Environment, News, Science, USA

Trumpery

You’ve just got to love this! From the Oxford English Dictionary. Definition of trumpery in English: noun (plural trumperies) [mass noun] 1 Attractive articles of little value or use: None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of

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President Turns Up the Heat On Climate Change

This is taken from the latest summary from Carbon Brief. Back in June 2013, Barack Obama first signalled that he intended to make tackling climate change one of his key legacy issues. Under the brutal summer heat at Georgetown University,

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More Armadillos

You couldn’t make this up. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/texas-man-shoots-armadillo-bullet-ricochets-back-into-his-face-1.3176390  

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Confused?

I’m beginning to wonder if I have slipped into an alternate reality. Firstly, the resurrection of Sarah Palin reported in the Guardian. As John McEnroe so eloquently yelled, “You cannot be serious!” Secondly and in complete contrast the USA Department

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Politics, Sharing, USA

What Really?

Read this and weep. http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/07/17/3681786/speaker-boehner-blames-california-drought-obama/ And there’s more; http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/248068-senate-rejects-climate-change-education-amendment

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Climate Change Encyclical

Pope Francis issued today an “Encyclical” on Climate Change. This much leaked document talks of the moral challenge to those who would deny climate change. The Pope said at his weekly general audience on Wednesday, “This home of ours is

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