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Could Global Warming be good for life?
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In summary At human timescales? No, global warming is very bad for life on the whole. At geological timescales? It could be very good for life. Or neutral. Or extremely bad. At human timescales ...

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Does climate change mean that weather becomes more variable in addition to being warmer?
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Yes, climate change does mean that weather becomes more variable in addition to being warmer (Financial Times link, registration required). Global warming “significantly” increased the odds of some ...

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Did the Britons start growing crops before 1500 BC?
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Yes. The paper you've cited starts: This paper rewrites the early history of Britain, showing that while the cultivation of cereals arrived there in about 4000 cal BC, it did not last. Between 3300 ...

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Did James Lovelock deny that CFCs destroyed ozone?
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Yes, Lovelock continued well after the damage was known, denying the significant damage to the Ozone layer from CFCs. Here he is in 1978, at Fluorostrat 78, a conference sponsored by the chemical ...

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Is racial resentment towards African Americans correlated with Democrats support of a political position?
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Racial resentment against African-Americans across all party-political lines corresponded with higher support for voter ID laws, according to one study at the Centre for Political Communication at the ...

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Is some level of radiation "good for you"?
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This is an open question. There are at least three competing theories: the health impact of ionising radiation (IR) is linear, with no lower threshold dose. This is known as the LNT (Linear No ...

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