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Week in review – science edition

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Judith Curry A few things that caught my eye this past week. The real culprit behind snowmelt floods isn’t temperature – its dirt [link] Pacific Islands Getting Bigger, Despite Rising Seas [link]  New paper by Dan Lubin at Scripps: Cooling Sun May Partially Offset Climate Change by Humans [link]…

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The IPCC, the world’s leading scienti…, err, political body

Originally posted on Trust, yet verify:
A new communication handbook for IPCC scientists is published. It is compiled by Climate Outreach and was commissioned by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Working Group I Technical Support Unit. They want this handbook out “ahead of the IPCC’s 1.5 degrees special report later this year”. Interesting. The…

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Ontario Resident’s Revolt: Wind Farm Neighbours Sue Government to Get Noise Rules Enforced

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Corruption and the wind industry go hand in glove. From the outset it’s managed to infiltrate every level of government, using tactics that would make the most malign Mafiosi blush. Renowned for unauthorised facilitation payments (aka ‘bribes’), threats, bullying and aggressive, deep pocketing litigation in order to get its…