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We are heading for the warmest climate in half a billion years | Informed Comment

By Gavin Foster, Dana Royer, and Dan Lunt | (The Conversation) | – – Carbon dioxide concentrations are heading towards … Source: We are heading for the warmest climate in half a billion years | Informed Comment

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Flooding hits north-east Australia – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

About 20,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes in northern New South Wales as flooding continues to hit the area Source: Flooding hits north-east Australia – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

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Weather Channel Hopeful Body Count Will Rise For Winter Storm Niko

Posted in weather   ATLANTA – Anchors at the Weather Channel are warning that thousands could still die as the result of Winter Storm Niko which is currently pounding the northeast. Reporting from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, an area that was … Continue reading

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Weather Channel Anchor Tells Viewers In Southeast To Update Their Wills

  ATLANTA – (CT&P) – Early this afternoon Weather Channel anchor and crazed lunatic Jim Cantore advised viewers in the southeastern United States to be sure that their wills were updated before Winter Storm Helena hits this evening. “I can’t … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Says ‘We Are Hoping For The Best And Preparing For The Worst’ For 113th Time In 24 Hours

TALLAHASSEE – (CT&P) – At a press conference outside his bunker deep beneath the governor’s mansion, Florida Governor Rick Scott, surrounded by military and government officials who appeared to have been hypnotized, told reporters this morning that authorities were “hoping … Continue reading

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Esctatic Weather Channel Breaks Out Orgasmitron In Honor Of Hurricane Matthew

Posted in weather   ATLANTA – (CT&P) – The Weather Channel announced that because of the size and intensity of Hurricane Matthew management has deemed it necessary to pull its patented orgasmitron out of storage in the basement of their … Continue reading

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God Fucking With Haiti Again

Posted in religion PEARLY GATES – (CT&P) – As part of an ongoing jihad on the people of Haiti, God has sent powerful Hurricane Matthew to drown as many innocent people as possible and set up favorable conditions for outbreaks … Continue reading

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Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar?

It is looking ever-more likely that climate change is to be placed way down the order of business – at least for the major parties. Source: Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar?

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TPP: Turnbull Government Can’t Confirm It Won’t Be Sued Over Climate Regulation – New Matilda

The Greens might be right that environmental protections in the TPP are as ‘weak as water’. Thom Mitchell reports. Source: TPP: Turnbull Government Can’t Confirm It Won’t Be Sued Over Climate Regulation – New Matilda

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Murdoch’s Media

It’s Not Just The Editorial Page: Study Finds WSJ‘s Reporting On Climate Change Also Skewed

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The head of the OECD says wealthy countries should help poorer nations that cannot afford to replace coal with low-carbon alternatives. Alex Kirby from Climate News Network reports.

OECD: Coal investment is most urgent climate threat

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Rick Scott Adds New Words To “Forbidden List”: Abbott needs to simplify language

TALLAHASSEE, CRETONIA – (CT&P) – Governor and ancient Aztec snake god Rick Scott has added to the list of terms and phrases that employees of the State of Florida are forbidden to use in official communications. Governor Scott is also … Continue reading

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Anti Vaxxers Choose New Convention Site: Combining with organizations Andrew Bolt supports Climate Change Deniers and others makes economic sense to these wing nuts. Bolt has made a profitable career selling ignorance to the Australian public. After all science has been usurped by the enemies of the modern world.

THE CABIN ANTHRAX, MURPHY, N.C. (CT&P) – A statement released this morning from the Criminally Negligent Parents Association announced that the annual Anti-Vaccination Convention and Voodoo Science Expo will be moved to Petersburg, Kentucky this year. The group was forced … Continue reading

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Democracy Now: At End of Warmest Year on Record, “Alternative Nobel” Winner Bill McKibben Urges Action on Climate

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Melbourne councils band together to buy 100GWh of clean energy direct

Group hopes to kick-start wind and solar projects that have stalled because of uncertainty over the renewable energy target A group of Melbourne councils are banding together to bypass the renewable policies of the state and federal governments and directly … Continue reading

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Obama Is About to Make the World’s Biggest Pledge to Help Poor Countries Fight Climate Change

What a week! First President Barack Obama announces a massive climate agreement with China designed to lower both countries’ carbon emissions while doubling down on clean energy development. Now this morning, the New York Times is reporting that the president … Continue reading

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Is the US-China Climate Pact as Big a Deal as It Seems?

Wednesday’s news doesn’t mean that global climate negotiations will succeed. But it means they’re no longer guaranteed to fail. This story originally appeared in The Atlantic and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. I’ve been offline … Continue reading

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Wobbling on Climate Change

GREENBELT, Md. — I’M a climate scientist and a former astronaut. Not surprisingly, I have a deep respect for well-tested theories and facts. In the climate debate, these things have a way of getting blurred in political discussions. In September, … Continue reading

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The News Corp Stable and it’s distorted madness

The ‘Cut and Paste’ section of The Australian on October 8 had the following headline: So who’s in denial now about what the science is saying about global warming? It was followed by the sub-heading: Here at the sheltered workshop … Continue reading

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Short-term political fixes pose threat to environment and future prosperity, scientists warn

Some of the nation’s top scientists have warned short-term political fixes pose a threat to both the environment and the nation’s future prosperity. The first major report in more than a decade from the influential Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists … Continue reading

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