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Climate Doubters: ‘Farage from the truth’

Climate Change isn’t something you can choose to believe in. In the wake of the devastating flooding this Christmas, Nigel Farage wrote a piece in the independent blaming the prolonged power cuts on the current government’s energy policy. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/a-power-cut-at-christmas-showed-up-the-nonsense-of-our-energy-policy-9029348.html Leaving … Continue reading

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‘Cambridge Loose on Climate Change’ – A response

After recently reading the Tab article ‘Cambridge Loose on climate change’ which slams the University for having investments in BP, Shell and Rio Tinto, –http://cambridge.tab.co.uk/2013/11/04/cambridge-loose-on-climate-change/  – I was left feeling slightly annoyed. I’m not quite sure why, but it’s the … Continue reading

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Higher carbon dioxide levels increase growth rate in trees?

Tomorrow I begin my Ecology 1b project, with the aim of answering the question: ‘Is there a link between higher atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and the growth rate in ash trees?’ I admit that on the outset this does not … Continue reading

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The Glaciers are Growing?

Read the headlines – “Asia’s Glaciers Putting on Mass [i]” and you may be mistaken for thinking all this climate change talk is nonsense. If the world is getting warmer, how can a large ice sheet continue to grow? The … Continue reading

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