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A new Cold War is heating up the Arctic

The emergence of a trans-Arctic shipping route is key to that strategy and would create an alternative to its maritime route through the South China Sea, Strait of Malacca and Suez Canal.

Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings

By Eric Roston Extreme weather continues to swell like US coastlines during high tide. And with it comes the realization that the climate changes we were warned about are already here. For decades the core question in the public debate over global warming was: Will all these scientific projections come true? Now, Britain has hadContinue reading “Dire global warming impacts distract from even more dire warnings”

“Three decades with lack of political support” says environmental specialist with UK’s climate change pressures build

Originally posted on Eat, Sleep, Publish:
With COP27 – the annual United Nations climate change conference – completed, author and climate change expert, Claudia Carter has claimed that the ecological and climatic ‘tipping points’ seems to be closer than ever but a lack of action by politicians has caused ‘higher risks’ for the UK. Climate…

COP27 – UK lead negotiator: “I’m incredibly disappointed”

Originally posted on Tallbloke's Talkshop:
Photosynthesis: nature requires carbon dioxide Still claiming a minor trace gas essential to nature causes ‘huge climate impacts’. Unbelievable. – – – A historic deal has been struck at the UN’s COP27 summit that will see rich nations pay poorer countries for damage and economic losses caused by climate…

Pandemonium

Originally posted on 50 years old wisdom:
21st century. The era of callousness. Some might say that I am an old sad woman. Old? Maybe, although I am in early 50s and rather going through my midlife rebirth. Sad? Well, the world around me became miserable, so yes, sometimes I am sad, but I am generally…

Composted Reads for 15 November 2022

It’s time to ditch the generations-long argument between those who blame overpopulation and those who worry about consumption

The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 08

By Danny Boyle We can reveal that the Prime Minister is poised to announce a major gas deal with the US to tackle the energy crisis. At the same time, his Chancellor is preparing to unveil a new tax raid. Sunak to announce US deal to allay blackout fears Britain has been in advanced negotiationsContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 08”

The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 07

By Danny Boyle & “Some View on the World” team As Cop27 begins in Egypt, No 10 could be forced to pay out to poorer countries hit by climate disasters. The Prime Minister, pictured arriving for the summit, is considering this while drawing up plans for sweeping domestic tax rises and spending cuts. Britain opens theContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 07”

2022 September 30 – Letter from Louise Boyle

Facing the deadliest hurricane in Florida’s history.