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Polar Bear Facepalm: “Green Climate Fund” can support… coal….

Not making this up.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: USA #climate politics

Reasons not to bother paying attention to Paris #94.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: £15bn subsidies for coal technologies

From here.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Media coverage plummets as the emissions soar

“According to climate scientists, after decades of dithering we are now beginning to run out of time. In a report in November 2011, the International Energy Agency calculated that – without significant political action – we will pass the point … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Facepalm: UKIP #climate policy

This is not news to people who’ve been paying attention, but still…

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Polarbear Facepalm: Australian PM Tony Abbott. No words, no words…

From here.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: The hairless apes keep burning the coal…

From Guardian article.

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Australian man in staggeringly stupid #climate move

Not Tony Abbott, for once. Or anyone else that readers of Manchester Climate Monthly may have been thinking about.  This.

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Polar Bear Facepalm: Even the accountants think we’re doomed

Actually, it’s people like accountants, re-insurers and, um, scientists, who have been scared about this for the longest.  They are trained to see the world less “ideologically”* than your average arts-graduate Grauniad/Telegraph reader. http://www.citylab.com/tech/2014/09/a-major-accounting-firm-just-ran-the-numbers-on-climate-change/379994/ (hat-tip to the super-cool Joe Blakey). … Continue reading

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What would Thatcher say? Over half Tory MPs deny climate change (Polar Bear Facepalm)

‘Incredibly, 53% of Tory MPs asked in the poll agreed with the statement that “it has not yet been conclusively proved that climate change is man made”, a further 18% agree that “man-made climate change is environmentalist propaganda”.’ Original story … Continue reading

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