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More than a flood disaster

Flooded oil installations

While most of the world’s media were focused on the impact of more than a metre of rain pouring down on Houston, Texas, the financial journalists had other matters on their minds.  In particular, as Harvey approached, the consensus seemed to be that the one silver lining was the inevitable …

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Harvey’s double irony

Texas flooding

Given their almost instinctive enmity toward all things Trump, it is hardly surprising that BBC news programmes have drawn the link between a climate change denying administration and catastrophic coastal flooding of precisely the kind that climate scientists have been warning about for decades. In addition to pulling the USA …

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