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The New Climate Denialism: Time for an Intervention | DeSmog Canada

In the new form of denialism, the fossil fuel industry and our political leaders assure us that they understand and accept the scientific warnings about climate change — but they are in denial about what this scientific reality means for policy and/or continue to block progress in less visible ways.In the lead-up to the Paris climate talks, for example, the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) issued calls not only for a global climate agreement, but also for a global carbon pricing system. 61 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

Five years of Shale Gas: Public Health Impacts

The evidence is now clear

Five years ago, American Journal of Public Health  published an article discussing
the potential harm to the environment and human health from horizontal drilling and high volume hydraulic fracturing of shale. 167 more words

Fracking

Afghanistan 15 Years Later with Michel Chossudovsky

15 years later, the US and its NATO allies still have troops in Afghanistan with no plans on leaving. We were told this was about 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden, but these were lies. 85 more words

World At War

Some Charts I am Watching

A few charts catching my eye upon today’s close…

The long-term T bond fund has popped back to a thick and notable resistance area after the ‘rising interest rates’ mini hysteria to begin the month. 445 more words

Financial Markets

Will Virginia run roughshod over local zoning power to help gas drilling companies?

Although Virginia’s 2017 General Assembly session is still more than three months off, fossil fuel interests will already be planning how to win more special favors from the legislature. 1,008 more words

Virginia