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An American scientist says popular photographs of the African peak’s disappearing ice cover may not be evidence of global warming, but the melting of just about every other glacier on the planet certainly is.
A new study says climate change will trigger a rise in respiratory ills and infectious diseases by 2020 in some countries, with malaria, cholera, diphtheria and dengue fever resurfacing in areas where they were eradicated more than 60 years ago.
The self-styled Canadian climate change expert, Dr. Tim Ball, has abandoned his libel suit against University of Lethbridge Professor of Environmental Science Dan Johnson. Ball dropped the suit without conditions, but also without acknowledging that Johnson’s original comments were accurate and were reported in good faith.
Alexander Cockburn (writing in the Nation) has become the latest contrarian-de-jour, sallying forth with some rather novel arithmetic to show that human-caused global warming is nothing to be concerned about. This would be unworthy of comment in most cases, but Cockburn stands out as one of only a few left-wing contrarians, as opposed to the more usual right-wing variety.
Casual readers may have thought this is a relatively recent obsession of his (3 articles and responses over the last month), however, Cockburn has a fairly long history of ill-informed commentary on the subject of global warming.