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Arctic meltdown highlights human capacity for denial

Conservative political leaders turn their backs on startling evidence of warming. No place in the world feels the impact of rising seas like Miami, Florida, the scene last week of the latest debate between Republican candidates for the US presidential election. … Continue reading

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How powerful men are skewing the climate debate

A position of authority guarantees neither knowledge nor wisdom. [22 April 2014 | Peter Boyer] Fiona Stanley is an eminent medical scientist, public health specialist and 2003 Australian of the Year. Western Australia is naming a new hospital after her. … Continue reading

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