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Is President-Elect Trump A Climate Disaster?
Anyone concerned with U.S. politics and climate change may be nervous after Tuesday’s national election. He said he would “cancel” the Paris Agreement, although what this means is unclear. He has been unclear or fickle on many policy positions. During his campaign, Donald Trump’s communications included crass climate denialism, bigot-baiting, and belligerence or flippant attitude toward diplomacy. And of course there is the rampant sexism. These things jeopardize much more than the U.S. reputation.
Pundits often point out that Trump was reaping the ignorance, insularity and anxiety sown by Republican politicians before him. He was just trying to turn out the vote. And climate denialism has been a key plank in this…
Why earthquakes keep battering central Italy and how a devastating ‘domino effect’ could strike
The earthquakes that have buffeted central Italy over the last two months could continue in a devastating domino effect with one large quake leading to another along the central Apennine fault system, a leading seismologist has warned. The latest earthquake on Sunday morning caused no known casualties but was the strongest to hit Italy, one of the world’s most seismically active countries, since 1980…
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