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US Midterms: Sierra Club declares Victory

“… While we have lost friends in Congress, we are gaining them in the streets …” Eric Worrall writes: The President of the Sierra Club is confident of widespread and growing public support for the environmental movement, explaining apparent setbacks for the green movement, in the recent US midterm elections, as a conspiracy of corporate…

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The day ‘climate change’ became irrelevant in politics – Powerful Green Lobby Defeated In US Midterm Elections

Republicans Win Control Of US Senate For Tom Steyer and other environmentalists, $85 million wasn’t enough to help Democrats keep the Senate blue or win more than a single governor’s mansion in Tuesday’s toughest races. The billionaire’s super PAC and other green groups saw the vast majority of their favored candidates in the battleground states…

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G20 summit airport vetoes ‘climate guilt’ billboard

Eric Worrall writes: A prominent “climate guilt” billboard which was to have been displayed in Brisbane Airport, presumably somewhere global G20 meeting delegates could see it as they arrive over the next few days, has been vetoed by airport authorities. According to the Brisbane Times; “BAC [Brisbane Airport Corporation] told Fairfax Media the billboards were…

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Climate Research needs Re-direction

Letter to the Editor 27th October 2014 Written by Viv Forbes of carbon-sense.com Governments are running huge deficits, but still spend billions on climate research especially trying to model the effect of the atmosphere and its trace of carbon dioxide on surface temperature. Benefits are hard to find. It may have improved weather forecasts by…

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The epitome of ‘denial’

Rick McKee, editorial cartoonist for the Augusta Chronicle, sends me this political cartoon about climate change which he posted on his Facebook page and the WUWT Facebook page. It sums up perfectly what is wrong with our current political leadership: they are more worried about climate change than they are immediate threats with a clear…

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The Australian Government Broadcaster asks if we should ditch Democracy to ensure a climate change response

Story submitted by Eric Worrall: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a taxpayer funded media organization, has just asked whether we should consider restructuring democracy to ensure an efficient response to the climate “crisis”. The first paragraph; “Is it democracy that is blocking progress on climate change or the current limited version of it that pervades Western…