Imagine a world where the white fluffy stuff is part of folklore that you pass down to your grandchildren. A recent report released by Bill McGuire, the professor of geohazards and director of the Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre, suggests that winter sports and resorts may become a rarity in the near future.
The U.S. National Climatic Data Center says the world’s land areas were 3.4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than “a normal January” and 0.81 degrees hotter than the previous record set in 2002, which meteorologists said is “a lot” since such barriers are usually broken by only hundredths of a degree at a time.
The CBC veteran Ira Basen has been running a brilliant series all about the world of PR spin. As regular readers of DeSmog know, our site is all about debunking the “spin” around the issue of global warming. If you want to get a good crash course in the practice of spin, this is the series to listen to.
Think of it as spinoculation.
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