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Climate Troubles in Trump Country

More weather extremes. While climate communicators are trying to figure out the magic formula to snap people out of denial, the Earth continues to speak in ever more convincing ways. E&E News: ALTON, Ill. — The first priority was, of…
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Nuclear Power Joins the Walking Dead

Nuclear proponents keep talking about “new” nuclear, technologies that will finally meet acceptable standards of safety, while providing insurance against weaponization and nuclear proliferation. Nobody’s actually building that tech yet – meanwhile, the realization has set in among even the…
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2012: A Year of Climate Shocks

Looking back, you can trace the current awakening of deep public concern about climate change to the extreme events of 2012. This is the vid I made in summer of that year.  A lot of people liked it. Welcome to…
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Woulda. Shoulda. Coulda.

Remember sitting in history, thinking “If I was alive then, I would’ve…” You’re alive now. Whatever you’re doing is what you would’ve done. — David Slack (@slack2thefuture) January 28, 2017 Filed under: Crock of the Week…
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Dilbert’s Dimwitted Denial. Sad.

What happens when cartoonists lose sight of their original inspiration? Things get ugly. Pharyngula: I don’t normally read Dilbert — I’ve seen far too much of the benighted ignorant psyche of its creator — but this one was just laid…
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Defending Science in a Dark Time

Defending, in an era of Defunding, Science – a scrappy team of advocates offers a shield to those who pursue the truth. New York Times: Lawyers and scientists do not always get along, but some are now finding common cause…
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Accelerating: Evidence Climate Impacts on Disease

Threat Multiplier. Remember that phrase. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Indeed, recent changes in climatic conditions, particularly increased ambient temperature and fluctuations in rainfall amounts, contributed to the maintenance (endemization process) of WNV in various locations in southern…
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Will #KremlinGate Save Paris Agreement?

Joe Romm in ClimateProgress: Will President Donald Trump’s surprise move to fire FBI director James Comey this week change the dynamics that had appeared to be leading toward a decision by the Trump administration to exit the landmark Paris climate…
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The Most Dangerous Organization on the Planet

The Republican Party is the most dangerous organisation in human history due to its lack of action on climate change, Noam Chomsky tells us pic.twitter.com/zkFppzso3C — BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) May 11, 2017 Isis? North Korea? Russian mafia? No, but close.…
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