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Major UK coal power plant closure 'will not lead to blackouts'

Consumers assured that electricity supplies for this winter will remain unaffected by closure of most of Fiddler’s Ferry near Manchester

from the Guardian

Arbitrary focus on hurricane wind speed has birthed a new climate myth

John Abraham: Claims of a ‘hurricane drought’ are based on an arbitrary focus on wind speed while ignoring storm pressure, power, and damage

from BBC News

Climate compensation schemes 'failing to reach poorest'

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from Dot Earth Blog

As World Leaders Launch Paris Climate Talks Monday, Bill Gates Will Launch a Supporting Science Push

CLIMATE GOALS GAP. A portion of a graphic in a United Nations Environment Program report shows the gap between commitments for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions filed with the United Nations by the world's nations (the orange band) and a track (blue) deemed safe. The gray area reflects projections with no policy. Yellow is existing policies.

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Teddy Roosevelt on the influence of corporate money in politics. Much of the destruction of the environment and global atmosphere is a function of corporate profiteering driven by government influence and subsidies.

from Washington Post

Trump taps climate-change skeptic to oversee EPA transition

Myron Ebell is a Washington fixture and well-known climate skeptic eager to help roll back the Obama administration's environmental actions. (2016-11-13)