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The future of the environment
Cold climates dwellers have been smugly thinking global warming will bring sunnier weather. The Guardian's review of Turned Out Nice, Britain will become more like the Mediterranean. London will be “an urban heat island” with later sunsets encouraging strolls “sultry summer evenings the royal parks”. Except “grass in the parks will be scorched and dry” and “blighted areas will be occupied by…
Lunchbox / Soapbox
How to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic: A Journey into the Climate Fight
Media Climate Debate Labelled ‘Phony'
“Climate science is a cumulative enterprise built upon hundreds of years of research. The heat-trapping properties of CO2 were discovered in the middle of the 19th century, pre-dating even Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria.” So write scientists Michael Ashley and Stephan Lewandowsky in an article that ends a wide-ranging series on climate change in The Conversation. ‘The false, the confused and the mendacious: how…
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