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Duisburg Love Parade Disaster: Sceptics’ Warnings Were Dismissed

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Share this…FacebookTwitter19 dead and up to 400 injured, many seriously.These are the latest gruesome numbers from yesterday’s Duisburg Love Parade, crowd-control disaster. It’s a classic case of what can go wrong when warnings are ignored or played down. City officials were warned that the location was seriously inadequate, but nobody wanted to be a party-pooper. Germany’s techno-music […]

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Water Vapour And Climate Change

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Share this…FacebookTwitterHow is it that a settled science keeps finding things never expected? For example, the HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) mission was launched in January 2009 and will make a series of five flights over three years covering more than 24,000 miles to sample the atmosphere in some of the most inaccessible regions of the […]

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