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Climate Change Likened to Atom Bomb by Scientists

By Pauline Beart Climate scientists have given figures of rising and changing climate. These figures are almost like a warning that states that escalating temperatures are equivalent to four Hiroshima bombs in a week. They’ve completely attributed the condition to human actions. This is not an unknown fact that humans have been emitting more carbon […]

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Dem Resolution Warns Climate Change Could Push Women To ‘Transactional Sex’

By Pete Kasperowicz Several House Democrats are calling on Congress to recognize that climate change is hurting women more than men, and could even drive poor women to “transactional sex” for survival. The Resolution, from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and a dozen other Democrats, says the results of climate change include drought and reduced agricultural […]

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CNN Anchor Blames Asteroid on Global Warming

By Jazz Shaw We’ve seen some pretty incredible things blamed on Global Warming over the years, ranging from hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards to earthquakes and plunging penguin populations. But for your Sunday morning entertainment, one anchor at CNN may have finally set the bar higher than anyone else shall ever manage. Deb Feyerick was caught […]

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New peer reviewed study: Good food, walking and cycling keep climate change away

From the New Nostradamus of the North blog A team of “international experts” have published a paper on climate change in this week´s edition of PloS Medicine: The experts are from institutions in South Africa, Sweden and Germany. They will be highlighting the need to enhance climate and health benefits at the UN level. This […]

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Wasted milk is a real drain on our resources, study shows

Milk poured down Britain’s kitchen sinks each year creates a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhaust emissions, research shows. From the University of Edinburgh Scientists say the 360,000 tonnes of milk wasted in the UK each year creates greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 100,000 tonnes of CO2. The study by the University of […]

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Did dinosaurs cause climate change? Huge creatures may have contributed to their own demise because they produced so much flatulence, say scientists

Did Dino-Farts Cause Global Warming? By Pamela Owen Dinosaurs may be partly to blame for a change in climate because they created so much flatulence, according to leading scientists. Professor Graeme Ruxton of St Andrews University, Scotland, said the giant animals spent 150 years emitting the potent global warming gas, methane. Large plant-eating sauropods would […]

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New Theory: CO2 Makes You Fat

Danish researchers have announced a rather wild hypothesis: Perhaps we are getting fatter and fatter because of the increasing CO2 levels in the atmosphere. By Thomas Hoffman No, this is not 1 April – and this is not an April Fool’s hoax. Mad as it may sound, Danish researchers have announced a theory that may […]

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Carbon Dioxide Encourages Risky Behaviour in Clownfish

Global Warming: Fail. Ocean Acidification: Fail. Climate Disruption: Fail. What next? Maybe Drunk Fish? By Wendy Zuckerman Carbon dioxide in the ocean acts like alcohol on fish, leaving them less able to judge risks and prone to losing their senses. The intoxication adds to the threats that global warming and ocean acidification pose to marine […]

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Could Climate Change create deadly, mutant sharks which kill us all?

By James Delingpole It had to happen. As if the plight of the polar bear wasn’t punishment enough for our evil, selfish, refusing-to-change-our-lifestyle-because-we’re-addicted-to-oil ways, it now seems that Mother Gaia may have a deadly new weapon up her sleeve: KILLER MUTANT SHARKS!!! (H/T Brown Bess) So far, admittedly, Mother Gaia is in the very earliest […]

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