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British Public Increasingly Sceptical Of Man-Made Climate Change, Poll Finds

A poll published on the eve of the United Nations COP21 environment summit suggests the British public is increasingly sceptical of the case for man-made climate change. The Sky Data survey shows almost one in five Britons believes natural processes as opposed to man-made

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Climate Change And Conflict, A Perfect Storm

Violence has cast a long shadow over a climate summit opening in Paris on Monday, two weeks after 130 people were killed in a coordinated jihadist onslaught on the French capital. As more than 150 world leaders prepared to meet

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Pope Francis Doubles Down on Decarbonisation of the Environment

In an address before the United Nations Office in Nairobi Thursday, Pope Francis reiterated his environmental message, declaring that it would be “sad, and I dare say even catastrophic,” were particular interests to prevail over the common good at the

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Magazine Blames Climate Change for Migrant Crisis

A major Italian weekly magazine, L’Espresso, is attributing mass migrations into Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and North Africa to global warming, warning that a legally binding agreement at the upcoming climate conference in Paris is necessary in order to preserve world peace.

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People Who Say Climate Change Is Worse Than Terrorism Are Dangerous Liars

Sorry, conservatives: when President Obama describes climate change as the greatest threat we face, he’s exactly right. Terrorism can’t and won’t destroy our civilization, but global warming could and might. Paul Krugman, Nobel prizewinning economist, public intellectual; New York Times columnist

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On Climate Change, Catholic Leaders Must Believe in Miracles

For the first time, “Catholic leaders representing all regional and national bishops conferences” have come together in a “joint appeal.” According to reporting in the New York Times, Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Mumbai, India, called the October 26 meeting at the Vatican a “historic occasion.” What brought all these Catholic leaders together for the first time? Not the refugee crisis in Europe. Not the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Not a prayer meeting or a Bible study. It was climate change.

A member of the ONG Sierra Club wearing a polar bear costume demonstrates against the countries who according to them are avoiding the climate change issue, in a beach in Cancun on December 3, 2010, in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-16). The November …

America and UK Lead the World in Climate Scepticism

The United States and United Kingdom are leading the way in climate change scepticism, according to a recent survey which has found that one in three Americans and one in four Brits don’t believe climate change is a serious problem. By comparison, just four