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Taking a Russian approach to climate change

Fake News

The problem with Russian “fake news” is that it isn’t all that fake.  This is why Western politicians go out of their way to avoid giving examples, while media outlets attempt to conflate it with the output from Bulgarian clickbait factories. Outlets like Russia Today and Sputnik use a different …

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Tribalism and climate change

Climate politics

There is no obvious reason why climate change should be so politically charged.  After all, atmospheric carbon rises and polar ice melts irrespective of what colour rosette a particular president or prime minister happens to wear.  As Doctor Marshall Shepherd in Forbes writes: “I too have been surprised by why …

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The two faces of climate denial

EU leaders

Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement was met with howls of disapprobation on this side of the Atlantic.  Angela Merkel was quick to proclaim that: “I think that the Paris Agreement is so important that there should not be compromises.” Then Emmanuel Macron paraphrased Trump by …

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