Monday, November 14, 2011

Turkey’s earthquake homeless endure unusually cold weather in tents - The Washington Post

ANKARA, Turkey — Thousands of people left homeless after two earthquakes in eastern Turkey that killed 644 people and toppled some 2,000 building are suffering through unusually cold November weather.

The Anatolia agency cited weather officials as saying Monday that temperatures dipped as low as -15C (5 degrees Fahrenheit) overnight in the worst-hit town of Ercis in Van province.

Turning the preposterous into the sublime | Free Malaysia Today

As things stand, the UNEP’s credibility has sunk as low as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) who’d embarrassed the UNEP with their rampant reliance on unreliable sources to justify their claims.

Clearly no one had advised Khan that although the UNEP sounds officious enough, they are not renowned for fact checking. For instance, the chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had used bogus claims that Himalayan glaciers were melting to win grants worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Rajendra Pachauri’s Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), based in New Delhi, was awarded up to £310,000 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the lion’s share of a £2.5m EU grant funded by European taxpayers.

What Does CO2 Have To Do With Climate? | Power Line

North America is a net consumer of CO2. Dr. Ball explains: “The map is only surprising if you believe that humans are the primary source of CO2.”

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