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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Atlantic hurricane season ended today – the summary

Investments in forecasting and research yield more accurate predictions Today marks the official end of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which matched NOAA’s seasonal predictions for being extremely active. The season produced 17 named storms of which 10 became hurricanes…

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An ugly new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken

Summary: An important (but fatally flawed) new peer-reviewed paper about climate change reveals much about climate science, the public policy debate, and the role of science institutions in America. Here is a quick look at it and its lessons for…

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Green rules, profit, legal bullying drove the Grenfell disaster

Grenfell Tower It takes a lot of effort to set up a situation so dangerous under the guise of “helping the poor and the polar bears”. Grenfell — Britain’s fire safety crisis By Gerard Tubb, Sky News Correspondent and Nick…

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“Thing Of The Past” Comes To The UK

Seventeen years ago, Britain’s leading experts announced that children just aren’t going to know what snow is. According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia, within a…

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