Fake News At The Con Yet Again – Fijians Victims of ‘Sudden Onset’ Climate Change Impacts
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Fake News At The Con Yet Again – Fijians Victims of ‘Sudden Onset’ Climate Change Impacts

    The Conversation now has a policy of publishing articles which promote the false notion that extreme weather is virtually synonymous with climate change and in particular that vulnerable, low-lying island and coastal communities are climate change victims because of sea level rise and/or extreme weather. Their most recent fake news article has apparently … Continue reading

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The Conversation shakes its Willy at us

The latest climate article at the Conversation is so absurd it wouldn’t be worth mentioning if it weren’t for what’s happening in the comments. To summarise briefly: In the article, author Sylvia Jaworska, Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics, University of Reading, reports on her linguistic analysis of 500 corporate documents produced between 2000 and 2013 … Continue reading

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No Flooding in Manhattan, but Hansen Jumps the Shark Anyway.

There’s a new article at Earth System Dynamics entitled “Young people’s burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions” by Hansen, Marcott et al. (“al” being a number of unfamiliar names from Britain, the USA, France and China.) As the title hints, it’s more about how to control the world’s energy policy for the next hundred years … Continue reading