Thursday, July 11, 2013


A Scientific Storm is Brewing Over the Hurricane-Climate Connection | Mother Jones
Emanuel no longer thinks that consensus is necessarily correct [Wait, what?!  Doesn't that mean he's a science-hater who should be ostracized?]
Coal or no coal? A burning question for the World Bank - From our partner | Devex
On one side, Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, stated that “it is no longer necessary [for the World Bank to invest in coal projects] because we have many other technologies that can come forward.” On the other side, World Bank president Jim Young Kim stated that “we will look for everything we can possibly do to avoid [coal projects] but look, poor people should not pay the price with their lives of mistakes that people have been making in the developed world for a very long time.”
Norovirus warnings as cold weather hits | Hospitality Magazine
"Norovirus has been called the winter vomiting bug overseas as it spreads easily between people during winter," he said.
Unseasonably Cold Weather To Push Oil Demand Up In 2013 - IEA
The IEA, in its monthly Oil Market Report released Thursday, upped its second quarter 2013 global oil growth demand by 645,000 bd and that of full year 2013 by 215,000 bd mainly due to unseasonably cold weather in the OECD.

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