It was the evidence that climate change sceptics loved to cite. While the scientific community’s warnings about global warming had become ever more convincing, the critics pointed time and again to graphs showing the rise in the world’s average surface temperatures has slowed down since 1998 – a fact extensively interpreted by many vocal opponents as a fundamental failure in the basic science of climate change.
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Wednesday 28 August 2013
Punk. It’s one of those slightly dodgy fashion trends that rears its head every few years, generally amid much heated ideological debate.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Cosmetics heir and heavy-weight philanthropist Leonard A Lauder has donated 78 pieces to the museum
Wednesday 30 January 2013
The priority must be far fewer forces to produce a coherent national structure
Wednesday 28 November 2012
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York faces the possibility of tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue if a lawsuit over its allegedly misleading admissions policy succeeds.
Saturday 17 November 2012
There are some things in life for which you just can't plan. The all-male operatic-pop vocal group Il Divo was manufactured by Simon Cowell in 2004.
Saturday 27 October 2012
Thanks to this original biography, we see a great artist from a new angle, and in extra depth
Thursday 02 August 2012
After withdrawing from the Bayreuth Wagner Festival last month following the appearance of a tattoo during a program broadcast on German television, Russian bass-baritone Evgeny Nikitin now says the image was not a swastika.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Monday 05 March 2012
The character singer Charles Anthony, who set the record for most appearances at the Metropolitan Opera – 2,928 – during a career that spanned from 1954 to 2010, died on 15 February at the age of 82.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
It is a sorry state of affairs when an opera company resorts to locking out its own performers – and the once vibrant and innovative New York City Opera (NYCO) is looking like barely a rump of its former self.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
A restrospective of the late British fashion designer, Alexander McQueen, has become the most popular fashion exhibition ever to be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Friday 06 May 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Oft dubbed the Oscars of the fashion industry, the annual Met Ball was this year a particularly flamboyant affair. The gala dinner traditionally held to launch a major show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute this year celebrated Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, a retrospective of the late British designer's work.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
In Britain it ended in freezing temperatures and weeks of snow and ice. Globally, though, 2010 was still the second warmest year on record, according to Met Office scientists who yesterday reaffirmed that the world is continuing to get warmer.
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