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EU clashes with maritime industry over ship emissions

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Just who are these 300 'scientists' telling Trump to burn the climate?

Posted on 27 February 2017 by John Abraham If you read my articles regularly, you may have noticed multiple times I have stated that the...

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Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 25 February 2017 by John Hartz Sun Feb 19, 2017 EPA Nominee...

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OMG measurements of Greenland give us a glimpse of future sea rise

Posted on 24 February 2017 by John Abraham If you meet a group of climate scientists, and ask them how much sea levels will rise...

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