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The Next Eco-Scare Story?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Now that Trump is President, what will replace the dying climate crisis narrative? The replacement scare has to be a comparatively new field, with vast knowledge gaps which can be filled with wild speculation disguised as expert opinion. It must plausibly threaten the lives and security of ordinary people –…

Russian nuclear icebreaker "Arktika"

Russian Icebreakers Stuck in the Arctic Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t 1saveenergy – Two Russian icebreakers have become stuck in metre thick ice fields, on their return from a journey to escort supplies to Russia’s northernmost port. Icebreakers make historic Arctic voyage, then get stuck in frozen sea on return journey By The Siberian Times reporter 17 January 2017 Vessels…

Smog hangs over a construction site in Weifang city, Shandong province, Oct 16. 2015. Air quality went down in many parts of China since Oct 15 and most cities are shrounded by haze. [Photo/IC]

Chinese Climate Negotiator: Trump has “Softened His Tone” on Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Chinese Chief Climate Negotiator Xie Zhenhua has expressed skepticism about President-elect Trump’s commitment to keep his campaign promises, claiming that Trump has “softened his tone” on Climate Change, in the face of Chinese and international pressure. Trump warming to reality of climate change, says senior Chinese official Beijing’s chief climate…