15th December - Today's News: IPCC 5th Assessment Report Leaked Online
Landmark climate change report leaked online by a sceptic - it's only the draft though and really just shows the sceptics as a bunch of spoilt brats who demand that everyone plays with their ball and by their rules - and if we refuse they'll throw a tantrum, mess about and try and spoil everything. Meanwhile, the public think that extreme weather more persuasive on climate change than scientists whilst bid to heap blame on sunspots for climate change has backfired
In Scotland, Stonehaven and Peterhead residents evacuated after floods as storms and high tides cause damage across eastern Scotland
Bad weather sparks 999 emergency in Hull - mostly I guess due to black ice
And Mississippi river faces shipping freeze as water levels drop to a historic low
And Maurice Herzog, pioneering Annapurna mountaineer dies - I still have his book somewhere, back from the days when I aspired to one day being a serious mountaineer.