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Amazon Fires

(Fire in the forest: Piero di Cosimo, Ashmolean Museum) Kip Hansen at WattsUpWithThat reports that forest fires in the Amazon are less than at the same time in 2016, and praises an article in the New York Times by Alexandria Symonds which gives a clear and fact-based account of what’s happening, noting particularly that most of the … Continue reading

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Lew Flushed with Success

Professor Lewandowsky has been quiet on the climate front for a couple of years now. (I’ll come back to this at the end of the article.) But media coverage of the Royal Society gold-medal-winning professor has been picking up due to a new interest of his – Donald Trump. His current area of research has been mentioned recently by Paul Rosenberg at … Continue reading

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“Uggianaqtuq. We’re Going Climate Bonkers:” – Guardian

The Guardian has no less than three articles out this week claiming that climate change is driving us doo-lally, with headlines like: “Mental health at the heart of the climate crisis”  “Ecological grief” and “How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis” The articles report “increasing social anxiety and trauma… connected to the climate crisis,”“unprecedented levels … Continue reading