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Climate change is causing human conflict already – the problem is now in Syria.

We rarely hear  progressive opinion from the USA. That is not to say that it does not exist there. William R Polk served on the State Department’s Policy Planning staff during the Kennedy years. In a thought provoking piece about … Continue reading

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Emissions Trading isn't working and may be dangerous

While we wait to hear in October whether the EU will be extending emissions trading to international aviation it is worth reflecting that the cost of carbon pollution  is very low. Not much of an incentive. On the carbon offsetting … Continue reading

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Danger: climate change deniers at large in the House of Commons

It is interesting how politicians demand much higher standards of proof when the facts are inconvenient; more than the criminal justice system standard of beyond reasonable doubt.   For the facts on how spurious their case is see George Monbiot’s … Continue reading

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