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Internet’s worst reactions to UN’s new climate report

Internet’s worst reactions to UN’s new climate report

Climate fail – members of conservative blogosphere still manage to downplay and misinterpret the latest UN climate report.

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Climate denial becomes wedge issue as hockey stick beats Tea Party

Climate denial becomes wedge issue as hockey stick beats Tea Party

Pro-science Terry McAuliffe has been elected governor of Virginia over Ken Cuccinelli, the leader of a witch hunt against climatologist Michael Mann.

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Abbott’s mooted banking advisor questions integrity of climate scientists

The man tipped to lead a federal review of the $5trn financial services industry says the climate problem is ‘severely overstated’.

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Lomborg's criticism of current renewables is hopelessly out of date

Lomborg’s criticism of current renewables is hopelessly out of date

Bjorn Lomborg’s argument that the best way to cut emissions is to focus funding on renewables R&D is a poor excuse to put off determined action.

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99 climate one-liners rebutting denier talking points

99 climate one-liners rebutting denier talking points

Skeptical Science has developed an excellent collection of one-line responses to deniers of climate change. Here are the top 99 with links to the science.

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Time to act quickly on carbon budget, says Climate Commission

Time to act quickly on carbon budget, says Climate Commission

Climate Commission adds voice for tight carbon budget, calls for major changes to energy production, says most fossil fuel reserves must stay in the ground.

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Bolt from the fringes: When is a climate denier too extreme?

Bolt from the fringes: When is a climate denier too extreme?

Lord Monckton’s latest antics have Andrew Bolt concerned that climate sceptics will be seen as fringe dwellers with loopy beliefs. Hmmm.

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Study finds 97% consensus on human-caused global warming

Study finds 97% consensus on human-caused global warming

Survey reinforces ‘possibly most important thing to communicate’ on climate change: 97% scientific consensus on humans causing global warming.

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A climate flow chart to de-confuse, and to defuse the confusers

A climate flow chart to de-confuse, and to defuse the confusers

Instead of getting exhausted by the arguments of climate deniers, give this flowchart a try – a joint effort from Grist and Climate Desk.

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Give Monckton credit, he has more guts than Abbott

Give Monckton credit, he has more guts than Abbott

Lord Monckton’s Doha antics might have got him banned from all future UN climate negotiations, but they had no impact at all on the outcome. It is domestic politics – and the likes of Tony Abbott – that has been the biggest drain on ambition, and on the ability of any major party to respond to calls to meet the science.

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Most climate denial books linked to conservative think tanks: study

Most climate denial books linked to conservative think tanks: study

New research into more than 100 climate science denial books finds almost all of them are largely the products of conservative-leaning think tanks.