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Are Big Banks Criminal Enterprises?

Here are some recent improprieties by the big banks:<p>Laundering money for drug cartels. See this, this, this and this (indeed, drug dealers kept the …

Politicians who flatly reject climate science are now being replaced by climate policy sceptics<p>350.org, the US-based environmental campaign group which aims to build a "global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis", has launched a new petition. It wants it supporters to urge the World …

Saudi Arabian Oil Production

The above graph shows Saudi production of crude and condensate (ie oil) from 1995 through July. There are several data sources, but the black line is …

Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb

Debate over the plausibility of a catastrophic release of methane in coming decades due to thawing Arctic permafrost has escalated after a new Nature paper warned that exactly this scenario could trigger costs equivalent to the annual GDP of the global economy.<p>Scientists of different persuasions …

James Hansen: Fossil fuel addiction could trigger runaway global warming

The world is currently on course to exploit all its remaining fossil fuel resources, a prospect that would produce a "different, practically …

A Scientific Storm Is Brewing Over the Hurricane-Climate Connection

Hurricane Isabel from the International Space Station.<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hurricane_Isabel_from_ISS.jpg">Mike …

Flooding threatens one in four London properties

One in four London properties, collectively worth around £250bn, are at risk of flooding, according to official assessments of the dangers now facing …

Google Funding Climate Deniers? What the Heck?

Say it ain't so, Google!<p>The <i>Washington Post</i>'s Juliet Eilperin reports something I never would have thought in a million years. Google is supporting one of the worst climate-denier organizations in the world: the so-called Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).<p>Is this the same Google that touts how …

Climate Commission report says 80 per cent of fossil fuel reserves must stay in the ground

The latest Climate Commission report has warned that 80 per cent of global fossil fuel reserves will have to stay in the ground if the planet is to …

Greece Slides Into The "Fourth World" - The Full Photo Album

With Greek government bonds at multi-year highs (up 300% in the last year), the Athens Stock Index still up 100% in the last year, and leaders all …

Do the Maths: Bill McKibben argues for divestment

In June 2013, author, activist and academic Bill McKibben is visiting Australia and New Zealand as part of the Do the Maths tour. He has been …

Fossil Fuels

Climate Denial's Death Knell: 97 Percent of Peer-Reviewed Science Confirms Manmade Global Warming, Consensus Overwhelming

A new survey conducted by a team of volunteers at Skeptical Science has definitively confirmed the scientific consensus in climate science literature …

Koongal a major growth suburb for state - up 12.8%

• Pages:<br>• 1<br>• 2<p>Koongal a major growth suburb for state - up 12.8%; Read it and weep CHUMPS<p>Topic Started: 20 May 2013, 09:39 AM (1,942 Views)<p>20 May 2013, …

The Ten Golden Rules on Living the Good Life

What is good life? What is happiness? What is success? What is pleasure? How should I treat other people? How should I cope with unfortunate events? How can I get rid off unnecessary worry? How should I handle liberty?<p>The answers to all these questions are condensed in a little book, The Ten Golden …

Avoiding the ‘Energy Abyss’

John Hofmeister doesn’t call it ‘peak oil,’ instead he calls it the ‘energy abyss,’ the point at which the global economy ceases to grow because the …

Natural Gas

No Bank Deposits Will Be Spared from Confiscation | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>I challenge anyone to prove me wrong that confiscation of bank deposits is legalized daylight robbery</i><p><i>Bank depositors in the UK and USA may think that</i> …

A new review of Money and Sustainability

<b>* Book: “Money and Sustainability: The Missing Link” by Bernard Lietaer, Christian Arnsperger, Sally Goerner and Stefan Brunnhuber. Triarchy Press,</b> …

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