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  • The new IPCC SR15 climate report is out [10 Years Left!]

    10/08/2018 12:53:33 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 24 replies
    Watts Up With That ^ | October 7, 2018 | Anthony Watts
    Today with press releases, live TV coverage and some media fanfare, the IPCC SR15 report was published.... Global Warming of 1.5 °C an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.
  • Jerry Brown Calls Trump A ‘Liar, Criminal, Fool’ On Climate Change

    09/14/2018 5:00:12 PM PDT · by Innovative · 48 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Sept. 14, 2018 | Mary Papenfus
    The president’s moves to dismantle environmental protections are a “major assault” on Americans, California’s governor said at a climate summit Thursday. California Gov. Jerry Brown bashed President Donald Trump’s record on the environment Thursday, saying that Trump will be remembered on climate change as a “liar, criminal, fool — pick your choice.” The Democrat spoke out against the president in introductory remarks at the Global Climate Action Summit that he’s co-hosting in San Francisco. Brown also ripped Trump for taking steps to try to dismantle California’s vehicle emissions standards, rolling back federal controls on power plant pollution, and easing regulations...
  • Earth Set For a BIG FREEZE, Sun 'Totally Void' Of Sun Spots For Majority Of 2018

    08/31/2018 6:34:33 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 111 replies
    NN ^ | 08/30/18 | Paul Whitehead
    Scientists now believe the earth is in for a big freeze due to the sun being totally void of sunspots for more than half of 2018. The sun has been completely free of sunspots for a total of 133 days this year, scientists are reporting.
  • Liberal Billionaire Tom Steyer Donates Another $10 Million To Trump Impeachment Efforts

    08/13/2018 12:18:36 PM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/13/2018 | Hanna Bogorowski
    Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is hoping an additional donation of $10 million to two of his organizations, ones with goals to impeach President Donald Trump, will help flip the House in favor of the Democrats in November. Steyer made his announcement Monday in a livestream for participants of his Need to Impeach organization, which claims on its website to have nearly 6 million voters signed on as of press time. This $10 million donation will add to the $110 million he has already pledged ahead of November’s elections, Bloomberg reports.
  • Delingpole: Now YouTube Is Adding ‘Fact Checks’ to Videos that Question ‘Climate Change’

    08/10/2018 7:44:15 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Aug 2018 | James Delingpole
    And so it begins: YouTube is now adding “fact checks” to videos which question the man-made global warming scare narrative. According to Buzzfeed News: YouTube is now adding fact checks to videos that question climate change, BuzzFeed News has confirmed, as a part of its ongoing effort to combat the rampant misinformation and conspiratorial fodder on its platform. On July 9, the company added a blurb of text underneath some videos about climate change, which provided a scientifically accurate explainer. The text comes from the Wikipedia entry for global warming and states that “multiple lines of scientific evidence show that...
  • Barrasso Condemns Bank of the West Anti-Fossil Fuels Policies

    08/09/2018 6:33:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    Wyoming Network ^ | 8-8-18 | John Barrasso
    U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) sent a letter to Bank of the West President and Chief Executive Officer Nandita Bakhshi pushing back on the bank’s decision to no longer conduct business with companies engaged in the exploration and production of coal, oil and natural gas. Bank of the West, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, has 23 branches with dedicated employees who work hard to serve communities and families across Wyoming. In his letter, Barrasso condemned the San Francisco headquarter’s attack on Wyoming’s communities and businesses that depend on fossil fuels for energy security, jobs and economic growth. “This misguided and...
  • Failed Prognostications of Climate Alarm

    08/07/2018 1:18:18 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 2 replies
    What's up with that? ^ | 8/7/18 | Anthony Watts
    Failed Prognostications of Climate Alarm Anthony Watts / 11 hours ago August 7, 2018 By Rob Bradley writing at IER “If the current pace of the buildup of these gases continues, the effect is likely to be a warming of 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit [between now and] the year 2025 to 2050…. The rise in global temperature is predicted to … caus[e] sea levels to rise by one to four feet by the middle of the next century.”— Philip Shabecoff, “Global Warming Has Begun.” New York Times, June 24, 1988. It has been 30 years since the alarm bell was...
  • Xcel ratepayers would get a bum deal under Colorado Energy Plan

    08/04/2018 11:47:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | August 2, 2018 | Amy Oliver Cooke
    Late last summer, and with great fanfare, Xcel Energy announced its proposal to close the Comanche I & II power units in Pueblo a decade ahead of schedule. They offered as replacement the euphemistically titled “Colorado Energy Plan” , a massive $2.5 billion fuel-switching scheme to move its Colorado customers away from baseload, reliable hydrocarbons in favor of intermittent renewables. ... the Minneapolis-based monopoly utility will force captive ratepayers to cough up at least another $287 million. That’s on top of the modeling errors we already found in their accounting, and Xcel acknowledged. In other words, ratepayers will pay higher...
  • Tom Steyer .. Suggesting Nuclear War Could Serve as ‘Course Correction’ for Trump

    06/29/2018 3:16:19 PM PDT · by george76 · 67 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 29th, 2018 | Ken Meyer
    Tom Steyer Hastily Backpedals After Suggesting Nuclear War Could Serve as ‘Course Correction’ for Trump.(full title). Tom Steyer — the Democratic megadonor leading the charge for Donald Trump‘s impeachment — recently suggested that it might take some drastic developments to undo the impact the president has had on America. The billionaire recently gave an interview to Rolling Stone, where he argued that the Democratic grassroots and politicians on the Left have to make Trump’s removal from office their number one priority.
  • It's Almost July and Snow Is Falling in Newfoundland, Canada

    06/28/2018 7:08:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    The Weather Company ^ | June 26, 2018 | Chris Dolce
    Residents of Newfoundland, Canada, were greeted with snow and biting cold winds Tuesday morning despite the fact that July begins in just a few days. Gander, Newfoundland, reported light snow and a wind chill of 20 degrees Fahrenheit in the hours after sunrise Tuesday. The average high temperature in this city of nearly 12,000 people is in the 60s during June and near 70 degrees in July. Photos and videos from Gander and other parts of Newfoundland showed the snow accumulating not only on grassy areas but also on roads. For geographic reference, Newfoundland is a part of Canada's easternmost...
  • The World’s Largest Solar Companies Keep Failing

    06/26/2018 5:36:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 85 replies
    Daily Caller News ^ | 06/22/2018 | Tim Pearce
    JinkoSolar Holding Co. is the world’s largest maker of solar panels after four previous top companies tripped up in the past decade ... Many of the top producing companies have had problems with quality control. ... China’s large solar industry has stoked fears of a slow-developing environmental crisis as the country’s solar panels and infrastructure age and need to be replaced. (RELATED: Old Solar Panels Causing An Environmental Crisis In China) China has yet to develop a plan for disposing broken solar panels, which are difficult to recycle. The effect could be up to 20 million metric tons of waste...
  • Judge Dismisses Climate Suits Targeting Big Oil Companies

    06/26/2018 5:32:22 AM PDT · by Freeport · 13 replies
    4-traders ^ | 06/25/2018 | Bradley Olson and Timothy Puko
    A federal judge on Monday dismissed lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland alleging that five of the world's largest oil companies should pay to protect the cities' residents from the impacts of climate change. U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted a motion by the companies -- BP PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips and Chevron Corp. -- to dismiss the suits, ruling that while global warming was a real threat, it must be fixed "by our political branches." "The benefits of fossil fuels are worldwide," he wrote. "The problem deserves a solution on a...
  • Trump exposes the G-7 summit as a total fraud

    06/10/2018 8:15:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/10/2018 | Ed Straker
    President Trump didn't play along with the usual narrative at the G-7 summit, and the liberal media predictably characterized him as the villain: Even before then, Mr. Trump had left himself the outlier in the annual session. By departing before the end, he skipped sessions about climate change, oceans and clean energy — ceding not only America’s leadership on those topics, but also its very seat at the table. Lost in this breathless "transcription" of events is the question of whether America should lead on so-called "issues" such as climate change, oceans, and supposedly "clean" energy.
  • Short-seller Jim Chanos says Elon Musk 'may be misleading investors'

    04/26/2018 7:42:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/26/2018 | Tae Kim
    Jim Chanos says "stunning" executive turnover at Tesla is a bad sign for the company. Elon Musk "may be misleading investors," Chanos.. "I think Elon Musk has crossed the Rubicon in terms of making statements to investors that he might rue later," ... Short-seller Jim Chanos is blasting Elon Musk's leadership at Tesla. ... Musk's announcements about future products. "He said the Roadster will be available in 2020 and Semi [truck] will be entering production next year," Chanos said. "I don't think either of those are going to happen." He believes recent management turnover at the electric car maker is...
  • So You Want Wind Turbines But Don’t Want Copper Mines?

    04/13/2018 6:34:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 63 replies
    American Experiment ^ | April 11, 2018 | Isaac Orr
    Windmills use an enormous amount of copper. For example, a single wind turbine can contain 335 tons of steel, 4.7 tons of copper, 3 tons of aluminum and 700-plus pounds of rare earth minerals. ... In fact, wind and solar energy use more copper than conventional forms of energy, such as coal, natural gas, and nuclear power plants. Conventional power plants require about one ton of copper to produced one megawatt of electricity, whereas wind and solar can require between three to five tons per megawatt. ... Make no mistake, switching from reliable sources of electricity like coal, natural gas,...
  • 48,000 Brits dead after worst winter in 42 years

    04/08/2018 12:45:22 PM PDT · by george76 · 79 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 7th April 2018 | Hayley Coyle
    THE UK is being hit by its worst winter death toll in 42 years, ... temperatures are set to dip again in April after the chilliest March in 21 years. ... Campaigners have called the deaths a “national tragedy” as cold weather victims fatalities could be prevented - especially in the elderly. ... this winter is set to total at least 48,000 deaths due to cold weather – which works out at an average of one death every three and a half minutes.
  • The Stunning Statistical Fraud Behind The Global Warming Scare

    03/29/2018 1:34:09 PM PDT · by Gideon7 · 22 replies
    IBD ^ | 3/29/2018 | IBD
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may have a boring name, but it has a very important job: It measures U.S. temperatures. Unfortunately, it seems to be a captive of the global warming religion. Its data are fraudulent. What do we mean by fraudulent? How about this: NOAA has made repeated "adjustments" to its data, for the presumed scientific reason of making the data sets more accurate. Nothing wrong with that. Except, all their changes point to one thing — lowering previously measured temperatures to show cooler weather in the past, and raising more recent temperatures to show warming in...
  • Will Romney hire Obama's climate-change guru Holdren?

    10/15/2011 9:36:17 PM PDT · by Clairity · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | Oct 15, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    This week, however, the blog Moonbattery found a very interesting memo from Romney's office in 2005 announcing tough new regulations on emissions ... Governor Mitt Romney today announced that Massachusetts will take another major step in meeting its commitment to protecting air quality when strict state limitations on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants take effect on January 1, 2006. In other words, the Romney administration in 2005 essentially did what Barack Obama's EPA wants to do now. He imposed CO2 emission caps - the "toughest in the nation" - in an effort to curtail traditional energy production. Not...
  • UK Guardian Boosts Climate Lawsuits 'Inspired' by Tobacco, Desegregation Cases

    03/22/2018 6:47:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 3/21/2018 | Callista Ring
    The Guardian bolstered the proliferation of lawsuits against governments and companies over climate change by portraying them as incredibly significant. The left-wing British newspaper asked in all seriousness on March 20, “Can Climate Litigation Save the World?” In it, environment editor Damian Carrington’s word choice revealed support for these efforts. He called courts the new “front line” against climate change and cited numerous instances where “groups and individuals seek to hold governments and companies accountable for the damage they are causing.”
  • Should oil companies pay for climate change? Yes, there is evidence

    03/21/2018 6:04:24 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 84 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 20, 2018 | Ann Carlson and Peter C. Frumhoff
    On Wednesday, a federal judge will hold a “climate science tutorial” as part of San Francisco’s and Oakland’s nuisance cases against five oil giants for damages related to sea level rise.