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Claim: ‘Climate change driving child marriage risks’ – But child marriage rates dropping

by Laurie Goering Thomson Reuters Foundation LONDON, July 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change-driven extreme weather – from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat – is accelerating migration to Bangladesh’s cities, raising the risks of problems such as child marriage, according to UNICEF’s head of Bangladesh programmes. “In Bangladesh, climate change is in your […]


Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun July 20, 2017 6:39pm The Greens are on the way down, wounded by incompetence, the waning of the great scare they fostered and the growing evidence of the terrible cost of their policies. The result: A leaked internal analysis showing it is on track to lose three of its nine Senate […]

Prof. Roger Pielke Jr.’s talk on climate ‘paranoia’

Pielke on “Manichean paranoia” Posted on 21 Jul 17by PAUL MATTHEWS Roger Pielke Jr. gave a talk in London last night, on “Climate politics as Manichean Paranoia”. This phrase refers to the idea that “your opponent is considered to be malign and willfully ignorant, whereas your own side is noble and uniquely enlightened”, which Pielke says is one […]

White House details plan to roll back environmental regs

BY TIMOTHY CAMA The Trump administration provided details for its aggressive plan to roll back environmental regulations Thursday. In the first regulatory agenda of the Trump administration, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget detailed when and how agencies plan to repeal numerous Obama administration rules regarding air and water pollution, fossil fuel extraction and more. […]