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The defensive walls of the ‘Denial Citadel’ were breached on Saturday by Richard Muller’s announcement that he is no longer sceptical about climate science. Call me a converted skeptic. Three years ago I identified

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African lions on the hunt prowl the edge of a herd, single out one buffalo, then hunt as a pack to separate the individual from the herd and bring it down.   In The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars, … Continue reading

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Like half the planet, I love Angry Birds. Apart from the intricate challenges of figuring out trajectories and new strategies, the game taps into a brutal and primal delight in the fierce battle for survival.

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As  public pressure grows for cutting fossil fuel subsidies, activists are turning to social media to keep the heat on governments around the world. Climate communicators are experimenting with fresh ways  to use the two dominant social media, Twitter and … Continue reading

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Sometimes I feel like I’m living in a bubble. Actually, we all live in our own custom-made bubbles that are shaped by our life experience and our education. The world in my bubble is different from the world in your … Continue reading

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Canadian artist Franke James gives reign to her ‘inner trickster’ to produce delightful visual essays that advocate for action to address climate change. Charles Darwin (left) famously said, “It is not the strongest nor the most intelligent of the species … Continue reading

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