Tag Archives: Ken Cuccinelli

Memo Paul Harriss: Life is more than black and white

Paul Harriss’s zealous campaign against the forest conservationists is undermining his own government’s authority [23 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] The noise of discord around the world is more deafening by the day, which tells us more about information flows … Continue reading

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Marcott: the shape of abrupt climate change

The most disturbing message out of a new temperature study going back 11.3 millennia is the speed and scale of modern warming compared with warming earlier in the Holocene. Ten thousand years ago, the last of the woolly mammoths were taking … Continue reading

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The battle for science

Powerful interests in the US and Australia are seeking to silence our scientists and anaesthetise us against the impact of their findings. [14 February 2012 | Peter Boyer] Human enlightenment is a fragile thing, and don’t ever think otherwise. Here’s a … Continue reading

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