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Cock-up or Cop-out?

I thought about calling this article “The Road to Nowhere”, until I realised how inappropriate that would be for a process that really got going with COP3 in 1997 in Kyoto, and which has since seen the whole jamboree travel to such exotic holiday destinations as Buenos Aires (twice), Marrakech (twice), New Delhi, Milan, Montreal, … Continue reading

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The Tuatara’s tale

Everyone has heard of the tuatara. It’s as famous as the Coelocanth for being a living fossil (an oxymoron if ever there was one). The tuatara is the sole surviving member of an entire order of reptiles that emerged in the Triassic. It’s a cute little thing that is definitely out of its depth in … Continue reading

The Books of Daniel
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The Books of Daniel

Today’s reading comes from the Book of Daniel, Chapter 12, Verse 5: “And Daniel sayeth unto the throng, ‘People of vision, working together patiently and persistently, hast inspired their community and changeth the course of history. These leaders, recognising the threat to civilisation poseth by climate change, have successfully alerteth many of the public to … Continue reading

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It’s That Mann Again

Michael Mann has been tweeting his appreciation of this article at Green Matters in which the author Andrew Krosofsky calls him “one of the most influential climate scientists in the world.” Mann particularly likes a tweet from greenmatters.com which calls him “one of the world’s most insightful scientific voices,” and another one which says: “As long as there … Continue reading