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Richard Milne separates skepticism from denial

Dr Richard Milne from the University of Edinburgh has published an entertaining and educational lecture ‘Critical Thinking on Climate Change’. He explores the nature of science and genuine scientific skepticism while managing to pack in more cartoons, animations and jokes than … Continue reading

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Life on earth is inconceivable without trees

A beautiful piece of writing by ROSSLYN BEEBY http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/opinion/editorial/general/like-a-voice-in-the-wilderness/2295146.aspx?storypage=0 ‘Life on earth is inconceivable without trees,” the great Russian playwright Anton Chekovwrote in a letter to a friend in the late 1880s. ”Forests create climate, climate influences peoples’ character, and … Continue reading

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If Catastrophic Weather Events Don’t Get Us, Irrationality Might. How Language Changes our Choices

Whether people accept manmade global warming as real may depend on the weather outside that particular day, a new study finds. Weather and climate The study results suggest that because global warming and climate are complex and long-term trends, people … Continue reading

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2010 hottest, wettest year on record

2010 hottest, wettest year on record, say climatologists http://t.co/vkhUuD8 via @guardian Not only the warmest on record, but the wettest, with several other near highs as well, such as snow blizzards in Europe and extent of arctic ice melt, all predicted … Continue reading

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