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Climate Change Facts Revealed

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What is Climate Change? “Climate Change” is a general term used when referring to a wide range of effects brought about by human activities such as burning fossil fuels, deforestation, and “heat island effects” resulting from buildings and pavement in the major human settlements. Here is some of the facts you can learn all about…

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Climate Change, Peak Oil, and Globalization: Contradictions of Natural Capital

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Publication date: 2007-06-01 First published in: Review of Radical Political Economics Authors: F. Curtis Abstract: This article argues that economic globalization may be undermined by predicted impacts of global warming and peak oil (depletion). They are projected to cause significant damage to transportation infrastructure and increase transportation costs. They may also increase business risk, food…

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Lloyds adds its voice to dire peak oil warnings

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The Lloyd’s insurance market and the highly regarded Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS, known as Chatham House) says Britain needs to be ready for “peak oil” and disrupted energy supplies at a time of soaring fuel demand in China and India, constraints on production caused by the BP oil spill and political moves to cut…

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Climate change and rising energy costs: A threat but also an opportunity for a healthier future?

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Publication date: 2008-07-01 First published in: Public Health Authors: G. McCartney & P. Hanlon Abstract: Health problems caused by overconsumption, growing inequalities, and diminished well-being are issues that have been attributed to the prioritization of economic growth as the central purpose of society. It is also known that climate change and rising energy prices will…

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