Saturday, April 07, 2012

8-story-deep avalanche buries 117 Pakistani soldiers

An avalanche up to 80 feet (21 meters) deep slammed into a Pakistani military camp burying at least 117 soldiers, the army said Saturday.

THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Paper: Extreme weather was as common during Medieval Warming Period & Little Ice Age

A paper published in Quaternary Science Reviews finds that, contrary to AGW predictions, the frequency and severity of weather extremes was similar to the present during the Medieval Warming Period and Little Ice Age.

THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: California declares war on single family, detached homes to 'save the planet'

Earth Day 2012 – A continual State of Denial - Rochester Environmental News |

Denial is the belief that the best way to handle Climate Change is to act on things you think might adapt to and mitigate Climate Change, like encouraging active transportation and changing your light bulbs, while remaining too timid to use the word.  (This is becoming a favorite tactic of environmental groups who think the public is becoming tired of Climate Change and using the phrase might turn their audiences off.)

Images From The Winter That Wasn’t | Real Science

Maple syrup part of [propaganda] on climate change | News | Chronicle

Ontario teachers are being invited to sweeten their instruction on the impacts of climate change with some new lessons created by a team of researchers at Laurier Brantford.

Will Climate Refugees Get Promised Aid? - IPS

BANGKOK, Apr 7, 2012 (IPS) - With extreme weather pounding countries across a wide arc in the Asia-Pacific region, questions hover over entitlements for millions of people displaced by climate change, pledged under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and other sources.

''POLAR CITY RED'', the book, 'cli-fi' goes sci-fi, by JIM LAUGHTER

"Hello, my name is Jim Laughter. I'm the author of a new climate thrillerPOLAR CITY RED, set to release on April 22, 2012, in conjunction with Earth Day. POLAR CITY RED is the story of average people surviving in an extraordinary place:  a city carved out of the frozen northern tundra along the Arctic Circle after global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raising the sea level several feet and making most of the Earth's surface uninhabitable."

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