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The following Pinboard feed contains links to climate change news items, scientific articles and other information that I have bookmarked recently.

Rishi Sunak is plotting to make this the net zero election. That’s great news for Labour | John McTernan

“…This is a crucial moment for Labour. Starmer needs to define his leadership as a crusade to protect the future. And he needs to hammer the Tories for their errors on climate breakdown and make them pay for years to come. The climate crisis should be for the Conservative party what the winter of discontent was for Labour: a decades long sign that the party is unfit to govern…” (date: 16/08/2023)

Climate  Politics  

Deadly global heatwaves undeniably result of climate crisis, scientists show

“…In today’s hotter climate, these heatwaves are expected about every five years in China, every 10 years in Europe and 15 years in the US, but will happen ever more frequently as emissions continue to rise. The growing El Niño, a natural climate phenomenon, probably added a little heat to the heatwaves, the scientists said, but global heating from burning fossil fuels was the main reason for their severity. …” (date: 25/07/2023)

Climate  Attribution  Heat  Adaptation  heatwave  

The hard right and climate catastrophe are intimately linked. This is how | George Monbiot

“… In the rich world we still have choices: we can greatly limit the damage caused by environmental breakdown, for which our nations and citizens are primarily responsible. But these choices are being deliberately and systematically shut down. Culture war entrepreneurs, often funded by billionaires and commercial enterprises, cast even the most innocent attempts to reduce our impacts as a conspiracy to curtail our freedoms. Everything becomes contested: low-traffic neighbourhoods, 15-minute cities, heat pumps, even induction hobs. You cannot propose even the mildest change without a hundred professionally outraged influencers leaping up to announce: “They’re coming for your ...” …” (date: 15/06/2023)

Climate  skeptics  BigOil  Politics  

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