Study: 'We construct a geo-referenced and digitized database of conflicts in Europe, North Africa, and the Near East from 1400-1900, which we merge with historical temperature data. We show that cooling is associated with increased conflict.'
Terence Corcoran: Trudeau’s Liberals just got struck by the first shot in Canada’s carbon-tax rebellion
Trudeau lambasted by single mom over hydro costs: “I’m asking you, Mr. Trudeau, how do you justify to a mother of four children, three grandchildren, with physical disabilities, and working up to 15 hours a day, how is it justified for you to ask me to pay a carbon tax when I only have $65 left in my paycheque every two weeks to feed my family.”
Trudeau: 'We have to realize that we are in a time of transition right now, that the world is moving off of fossil fuels and that is a good thing and that is an important thing. Because quite frankly, the extreme weather events that are coming are going to be incredibly expensive.'
Trudeau: 'We are facing a challenge where we have to change behaviours.'
Glaciologist: "It's probably just simply a natural event that's just been waiting around to happen." - 'This is not just another sad climate change story. It's more complicated.' 'This is probably not directly attributable to any warming in the region'
Journal of Geography & Natural Disasters Kelly, J Geogr Nat Disast 2016, 6:1 'A survey of official weather sites and the scientific literature provides strong evidence that the first half of the 20th century had more extreme weather than the second half, when anthropogenic global warming is claimed to have been mainly responsible for observed climate change.'