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CBC admits it wrongly reported hyped-up insurance ‘climate risks’ Terence Corcoran The Insurance Bureau of Canada’s decades-long campaign to raise alarms about the ravages of floods continued last week with an appearance by Blair Feltmate, a favourite star climate-change witness for the biggest insurers, at the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s annual meeting. Feltmate heads the industry-funded Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at […]

UK Climate Committee head facing calls to resign over ‘scandalous’ conflicts of interest – ‘Payments from ‘green businesses’ to his family firm’ Anthony Watts / 58 mins ago February 2, 2019 David Rose exposes another apparently corrupt green politician: Tory peer in £600,000 conflict of interest: Climate Change chief John Gummer faces calls to quit over payments from ‘green businesses’ to his family firm… Conservative peer’s family-run consultancy been paid huge sums by businesses  MPs say Mr Gummer should […]

Bitter cold shows the reliable energy sources of coal, natural gas & nuclear are critical By Isaac Orr This week’s bitter cold had the potential to be deadly. But thanks to reliable forms of energy like coal, natural gas and nuclear power, it wasn’t. Lawmakers considering doubling Minnesota’s renewable energy mandate to 50 percent by 2030 should use this week’s weather as a moment to reconsider their plans to […]

‘Little Ice Age’ which froze the River Thames caused by Americas genocide, study finds The Inca ruler Atahulpa supplicant before the conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1533 The Inca ruler Atahulpa supplicant before the conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1533 CREDIT: HULTON ARCHIVE Henry Bodkin, science correspondent 31 JANUARY 2019 • 3:31PM Follow The “Little Ice Age” of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was triggered by the genocide of indigenous […]

BBC: STUDY: American genocide of Indigenous Peoples during colonisation ‘cooled Earth’s climate’ – Caused a ‘genocide-generated drop in CO₂’ America colonisation ‘cooled Earth’s climate’ By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent 31 January 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Media captionMark Maslin and Chris Brierley: “A genocide-generated drop in carbon dioxide” Colonisation of the Americas at the end of the 15th Century […]