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Claim: Skepticism about climate change may be linked to concerns about economy

According to a new study, we are more likely to be skeptical about climate change, if we are worried about paying our living expenses.

Skepticism about climate change may be linked to concerns about economy…

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Reject Climate Motion

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Shareholders of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway have rejected an attempt by activist shareholders, to force the company to write a report about the “dangers” climate change poses to the Insurance business. 220 more words

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Apple Issues $1.5 Billion Green Bond

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Green bonds – corporate borrowing to help finance improved energy efficiency, renewables, and other fashionable environmental activities, appear to be a growing trend. 618 more words

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Davos: Climate Not the "Top Concern" of Business Leaders

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Once again global business leaders at Davos have gone off narrative, by failing to identify “climate change” as their number one priority; instead voicing concerns about “over regulation” and economic issues. 409 more words

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Surprise Volkswagen Share Price Rise

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Volkswagen share prices have risen sharply in the last few days, apparently on the back of news that Volkswagen was already negotiating a settlement with the EPA, over the rigging of Volkswagen CO2 emissions tests, when the scandal broke. 340 more words

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Claim: some coastal dwellers of US at high health risk from climate change

From the THE EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY and the “we need a task force and more money” department comes this ridiculous pandering claim. Gotta love the caveat “ 760 more words

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Have Fossil Fuels Diminished the World’s Sustainability and Resilience?

Guest essay by Indur M. Goklany

The recent Papal Encyclical on the environment’s endorsement of “changes of lifestyle, production and consumption, in order to combat…warming,” and drastic reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions is based on the notion that “it is not possible to sustain the present level of consumption in developed countries and wealthier sectors of society…” and that the “exploitation of the planet has already exceeded acceptable limits” (paragraphs 23. 2,979 more words

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