User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Global warming
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Harvard historian: strategy of climate science denial groups 'extremely successful' 25.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Professor Naomi Oreskes says actions of climate denialists are laying the foundations for the government interventions they fear the most

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The strange relationship between global warming denial and... speaking English 23.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Polling from IPSO Mori shows US clearly the worst in its climate denial, followed by UK and Australia, reports Climate Desk Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one. Depending on your survey instrument of choice, we regularly learn that substantial minorities of Americans deny, or are sceptical of, the science of climate change. The global picture, however, is quite different. For instance, recently the UK-based market research firm Ipsos MORI released its " Global Trends 2014 " report, which included a number of survey questions on the environment asked across 20 countries. (h/t Leo Hickman ). And when it came to climate change, the result was very ...
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Paterson's 'green blob' tirade reveals the right's problem with climate change 21.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Action on global warming looks like communism to a right wing fringe, resulting in denial, paranoia and delay

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Owen Paterson to give lecture to Nigel Lawson's climate-sceptic thinktank 18.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Just days after leaving office, former UK environment secretary agrees to deliver speech at Global Warming Policy Foundation

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Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? 17.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme

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Australia's carbon tax is gone: a selection of the cheers, jeers and fears 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

On Thursday morning the Australian Senate voted to repeal the countrys environmental carbon pricing scheme. Below are some of the initial reactions to the move

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The carbon tax is dead and there is nothing credible to take its place 17.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Almost a decade of bruising debate has led to the absence of any serious policy alternative and paralysis over the way forward

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Germany pledges $1bn to UN climate change fund 15.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Green Climate Fund, designed to help poorer countries deal with global warming, receives boost from Angela Merkel, reports AlertNet

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David Cameron's reshuffle gets rid of the 'green crap' 15.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Liz Truss replaces Owen Paterson as environment secretary, while William Hague and Greg Barker rare strong green voices in the Conservative party also leave government

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Clive Palmer's changes may doom proposed emissions trading scheme 15.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Fresh amendments, including the addition of India to list of ETS partners, mean proposal has a bleak future

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Rupert Murdoch doesn't understand climate change basics, and that's a problem 14.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
The man whose media empire is the main source of global warming misinformation displays an awful misunderstanding of climate science in a Sky News interview Rupert Murdoch has a vast media empire. In the UK, his News Corp assets include The Times and The Sun. In the USA, he has Fox News, The New York Post, and The Wall Street Journal. In Australia, he's got The Australian and a multitude of local newspapers . Many of Murdoch's news outlets are also among the worst when it comes to getting climate science wrong and disseminating climate myths and misinformation. Inaccurate media coverage is in turn the primary reason why the public is so misinformed about global warming. In terms of the world's temperature going up, the worst, the most alarmist things have said ... 3°C in 100 years. At the very most one of those will come from man-made, be man-made. Climate change has been going on as long as the planet is here, and there will always be a little bit of it. At the moment the north pole is melting, but the ...
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No, Tony Abbott, nothing about the Senate negotiations were 'normal' 11.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

The government is going to have to work smarter, and slower, to lock in legislative deals. It is going to have to argue out the detail

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Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away 11.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers Continue reading...
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Apple growers expect Modi to counter international competition 10.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
While launching his election campaign from Sujanpur town of Hamirpur on February 16, Modi broached the subject of apple ...
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In Kentucky's Senate race, coal is where the heart is 9.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Coal has assumed out-sized importance in the upcoming election as a devastating sequence of mine shut downs and job losses in eastern Kentucky have put the region up for grabs

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BBC rejects claim that climate sceptic Lord Lawson is being silenced 9.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Former chancellor accuses broadcaster of 'outrageous behaviour' and trying to stifle debate on global warming

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Three-quarters of UK flood defences inadequately maintained 9.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Governments climate advisers warn budget cuts are putting homes at risk and storing up problems for the future

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Budget 2014: Introduce CER taxations to mitigate power crisis and address global warming, says KPMG 8.7.2014 ET: Power
The recent power crisis in India has been a subject matter of great concern in India as well as garnered global news reporting.
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Flooding: documents reveal UK governments spin on protection cuts 8.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Leaked draft communications strategy includes comments from the Environment Agency challenging funding claims

The governments drive to spin its cuts to flood protection funding has been revealed in a leaked communications strategy from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), seen by the Guardian.

In comments on the draft document, the Environment Agency (EA), responsible for delivering flood defences, repeatedly challenges funding claims made by Defra and warns of own goals.

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VIDEO: Fake snow in a hotter Australia 8.7.2014 BBC South Asia
Australia is sometimes the petri dish of climate change - a place where global warming is not just a theoretical concept but a tangible reality.
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