Pollution News week ending October 13th 2013

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Looking at the news and views on environmental issues from around the world this week. From legal-planet.org Mon 07 Oct: The Debt Ceiling and the Environment It slipped under the radar screen due to all the furor over the impending government shutdown, but the NY Times ran an important article. From theguardian.com Tue 08 Oct: […]

The Cities that Climate Change Hits First

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The term ‘Climate Departure’ is sometimes used to describe the tipping point from historic climate to new, the point of permanent change. It is represented by the year after which average temperatures in cool years will be hotter than average temperatures of the previous hot years measured up to 2005. So, from the Climate Departure […]

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilisation Survive Capitalism?

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilisation Survive Capitalism?

Avram Noam Chomsky, sometimes described as the “father of modern linguistics”, speaks on Capitalism and Climate Change. Media reports commonly present a controversy between two sides on climate change. One side consists of the overwhelming majority of scientists, the world’s major national academies of science, the professional science journals and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]