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  • Mountain Pact Campaign Targets Coal Companies Seeks compensation for global warming (Not a Hoax)

    05/11/2015 6:20:31 PM PDT · by robowombat · 15 replies
    Outside Magazine ^ | May 8 2015
    Mountain Pact Campaign Targets Coal Companies Seeks compensation for global warming By: The Editors Ten western mountain towns hit hard by climate change are launching a campaign against the coal industry, seeking hundreds of million of dollars in compensation per year to help their communities adapt, the Denver Post reported earlier this week. In February, Outside covered how the nonprofit advocacy group Mountain Pact is rallying ski resort towns around the country to stem the effects of climate change. In a letter being sent this week to federal officials, lawmakers, and the White House, the towns—which include Aspen, Telluride, and...
  • EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Can't Answer Climate Questions

    03/06/2015 6:10:05 AM PST · by raptor22 · 32 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 6, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    limate Change: Gina McCarthy, head of the EPA, can't answer basic questions about global temperatures, climate models or numbers of hurricanes. She didn't know being a global warming zealot requires knowledge of math. If the science of climate change was "settled," you'd think one of the generals in the war on global warming would have memorized the numbers that point to our planetary doom from a menace the administration says is a greater threat than terrorism. But McCarthy was asked some pretty simple questions Wednesday at a Senate hearing Wednesday on her request for $8.6 billion to help fight the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown Touts Climate Change Fight

    01/06/2015 3:50:23 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    Investor's Businass Daily ^ | January 6, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Environmentalism: Re-upping on delusional climate-change fantasies, "Governor Moonbeam" asked in his inauguration speech Monday for the Golden State to meet half its energy needs with renewable energy by 2030. Gov. Jerry Brown, who leads the state that hosted Solyndra, embraces bird-chopping wind turbines and builds crispy critter-producing solar panel farms, is a leading advocate of renewable energy and environmental protection. As pollution from coal-fired plants and industries in China wafted across the Pacific, he took a deep breath at his fourth inauguration as the state's chief executive and doubled down on green energy's failed promise by tasking California to fight...
  • Obama’s Cruel and Costly Climate Hoax

    11/13/2014 9:21:32 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/14 | Alan Caruba
    The new Congress must take whatever action it can to reverse and stop the harm that it represents; people’s jobs and lives depend on it. The intense cold that many Americans are encountering arrives more than a month before the official start of winter on December 2l. To discuss this, we need to keep in mind that weather is what is occurring now. Climate is measured over longer periods, the minimum of which is thirty years and, beyond that, centuries. We are colder these days because the Earth has been in a cooling cycle for 19 years and that cycle...
  • U.N. Demands Fossil Fuel Phase Out By 2100 To Save Planet

    11/05/2014 10:30:23 AM PST · by raptor22 · 44 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 5, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Junk Science: The high priests of the climate change religion decree in a recipe for global poverty that renewable energy must generate most of the world's electricity, with fossil fuels purged by the end of this century. In a report released in Copenhagen on Sunday that Secretary of State John Kerry has called "another canary in a coal mine," the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recycled its prophecies of doom. The document is titled "Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report." The "synthesis" refers to the report's being essentially the "greatest hits" of prior climate assessment reports that...
  • Global Analysis - September 2014 | State of the Climate | National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

    10/20/2014 8:36:30 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 10 replies
    With records dating back to 1880, the global temperature across the world's land and ocean surfaces for September 2014 was 0.72°C (1.30°F) higher than the 20th century average of 15.0°C (59.0°F), marking the warmest September in the 135-year period of record. The warmth was fairly evenly distributed across the hemispheres, with both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres observing the second highest September temperatures on record. The record highest September temperature in the Northern Hemisphere (beginning of meteorological fall season) occurred in 2005, while the highest September temperature in the Southern Hemisphere (beginning of meteorological spring season) occurred in 1997. With...
  • Global Warming's Twin Crises: Gravity And The Islamic State

    10/01/2014 5:36:52 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 18 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 1, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Climate Change: A startling claim has been made by the European Space Agency. It says that loss of ice in the West Antarctic has caused a shift in Earth's gravity. So are polar bears about to drown or fly off into space? To the list of things caused by global warming, including rising seas, fiercer and more frequent storms, forest fires and widespread disease, we can now add a weakening of gravity due to melting ice. Based on measurements from a European Space Agency's satellite, researchers have said that so much ice loss has occurred in West Antarctica that there's...
  • Mythical Climate Change Consensus Hits An Iceberg

    03/22/2014 9:47:13 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Junk Science: Climate change "deniers," as global warm-mongers call those who think empirical evidence is more reliable than computer models, may soon count among their number a 50,000-strong body of physicists. At the risk of being accused of embracing what alarmists call the flat-earth view of climate change, the American Physical Society has appointed a balanced, six-person committee to review its stance on so-called climate change that includes three distinguished skeptics: Judith Curry, John Christy and Richard Lindzen. Their credentials are impressive. Christy is director of the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama, Huntsville, and was a...
  • Climate Change March Out Of Step With Facts

    09/23/2014 12:19:33 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 33 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | September 23, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Junk Science: Those trying to save the planet leave trash-filled streets in advance of a U.N. climate confab that's a solution in search of a problem. Even a former administration official thinks the Earth is fine. Colorfully costumed zealots marched in New York and other cities Sunday in advance of Tuesday's U.N. Climate Summit. Once again they claimed, "The science is settled," and blamed capitalism for non-existent weather change. They barely noticed, as British climate-change skeptic Lord Christopher Monckton points out at Marc Morano's Climate Depot, the "Great Pause" in global temperatures now stands at 17 years and 11 months.
  • An Economist’s Bad Climate Advice

    09/07/2014 12:04:30 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/14 | Alan Caruba
    All of the forecasts made by a legion of climate charlatans in the 1980s and 1990s turned out to be WRONG. If I need my car repaired, I do not take it to a dentist. If I am seeking advice about the climate I check out what climatologists and meteorologists are saying, at least those who have not sold their souls to the global warming/climate change hoax. On September 3 The Wall Street Journal published a commentary by Edward P. Lazear titled “The Climate Change Agenda Needs to Adapt to Reality: Limiting carbon emissions won’t work. Better to begin adjusting...
  • Scientists worry that warming seas could threaten lobsters

    09/03/2014 9:42:21 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 50 replies
    Maine Sun Journal ^ | 9-3-14 | Patrick Whittle
    Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters. It's already starting to happen. The culprit is the warming seas — and in particular the Gulf of Maine, whose waters are heating up faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans, scientists say. Long-established species of commercial fish, like cod, herring and northern shrimp, are departing for colder waters. Black sea bass, blue crabs and new species of squid — all highly unusual for the Gulf — are turning up in fishermen's nets. The Gulf of Maine's warming reflects broader...
  • Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

    09/02/2014 2:27:18 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 54 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 2, 2014 | SETH BORENSTEIN,
    Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it. A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see more frequent and stronger visits of that cold air. Researchers say that's because of shrinking ice in the seas off Russia.
  • In Obama Power Grab, Climate Trumps Constitution

    09/01/2014 10:19:15 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 11 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | September 1, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    This lawless administration plans to bypass the two-thirds requirement for Senate ratification on a climate change treaty by entering into a "politically binding" hybrid agreement to "name and shame" climate scofflaws. Apparently letting the Environmental Protection Agency run amok with regulations fulfilling candidate Obama's pledge to bankrupt the coal industry, and enact a de facto cap-and-trade regime the president couldn't get through Congress, is not enough. The man who said his nomination was the moment the seas began to recede and the planet began to heal now plans to deal the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution yet another...
  • Tom Steyer And The Profits Of Climate Doom

    07/16/2014 5:58:00 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 10 replies
    IUnvestor's Business Daily ^ | July 16, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Climate Deceit: Tom Steyer — the left's answer to the Koch brothers — says he has repented his fossil-fuel sins "based on the scientific evidence" to save the planet and the Democrats. And just what evidence would that be? please give this another read. it has been severely cut/edited from its original formBillionaire Steyer, having made a fortune extracting fossil fuel from the earth, confessed his guilt July 14 in Politico. "The more I learned about the energy and climate problems we currently face," he said, "the more I realized I had to change my life." So now he intends...
  • Global Warming Witch Hunt Continues With Caleb Rossiter

    06/17/2014 9:44:28 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 6 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | June 17, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Junk Science: Without evidence to back up their claims, climate zealots have taken to intimidation. They're blacklisting academics who have the nerve to question the "settled science" of climate change. The latest victim of climate McCarthyism is Caleb Rossiter, who, until his op-ed challenging the "consensus" on climate change was published in the Wall Street Journal, was a Democratic academic who briefly forayed into politics but was content to crusade against U.S. support for dictators and against the use of anti-personnel land mines. In that op-ed, Rossiter called himself an "Africanist." He not only questioned the science behind climate change...
  • Climategate II And The Rise Of Climate McCarthyism

    05/17/2014 6:03:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    news.investors.com ^ | 5/16/2014 | Editorial
    Global Warming: A noted researcher who questioned the climate's sensitivity to greenhouse gases says his paper is not being published for ideological reasons and because it might fuel doubt in the climate change story. First the climate change zealots tried to manipulate the data. Now they are trying to control the debate they claim is over. It's not over, though, and the science is not settled as true science never is. But those, such as Swedish climate scientist Lennart Bengtsson, who dare to challenge the climate change orthodoxy are being silenced in an organized campaign.
  • UN climate change expert reveals bias in global warming report

    05/21/2014 6:17:38 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20 2014 | Richard Toi
    Three of the four installments of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which claims to show the state of the global climate system under stress, are now available. All three show things are seriously amiss – although not necessarily with the climate itself. The final installment, to be published in September will further underline the need to reform the IPCC. The IPCC has three working groups, each producing its own report. Working Group I, focusing on climate change itself, released its findings last September. Compared to the previous report, of 2007,...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman: The reason I’m leaving Congress

    02/01/2014 7:36:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 116 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/01/2014 | Rep. Henry A. Waxman
    I announced this past week that I will be retiring after having the honor of serving my Los Angeles constituents in Congress for 40 years. Immediately, speculation began that I am leaving because I am frustrated with a broken institution. But the exact opposite is true: I am leaving Congress with my conviction intact that the legislative branch can be a powerful force for good. Of course there are aspects of the current Congress that I abhor. This past week, every Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee, where I have served most of my career, voted to limit the...
  • Fire And Ice - Volcanoes, Not CO2, Melt West Antarctic

    12/10/2013 4:42:46 PM PST · by raptor22 · 25 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 10, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Junk Science: Researchers have discovered a chain of smoldering active volcanoes under the West Antarctic ice sheet — which happens to be the ice sheet that climate hysterics say is proof of man-caused global warming. The 2004 science fiction movie "The Day After Tomorrow" — and the operative word here is "fiction" — opened with a portion of the West Antarctic ice sheet shearing off as a prelude to planetary doom. But if the researchers depicted in the film had looked deep into the widening crevice, they might have noticed a string of active volcanoes lurking under nearly a mile...
  • Climate Con Artists Exploit Typhoon Haiyan

    11/12/2013 5:25:39 PM PST · by raptor22 · 12 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 12, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Climate Fraud: The United Nations climate chief blames the Philippines devastation on climate change, ignoring the historical record that 33 of the 35 most devastating storms occurred with CO2 below current levels. One can appreciate the genuine grief felt by an emotional Naderev "Yeb" Sano as the delegate from a Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan spoke at the start of two-week talks in Warsaw where more than 190 countries will try to lay the groundwork for a new pact to fight global warming. "We can fix this. We can stop this madness. Right now, right here," Sano told delegates in...
  • Climate change study: More than 300 months since the planets temperature was below average

    06/30/2011 7:53:57 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 58 replies
    winnipegfreepress.com ^ | 28 June 2011 | Randolph E. Schmid
    The world's climate is not only continuing to warm, it is also adding heat-trapping greenhouse gases even faster than in the past, researchers said Tuesday. Indeed, the global temperature has been warmer than the 20th century average every month for more than 25 years, they said at a teleconference. "The indicators show unequivocally that the world continues to warm," Thomas R. Karl, director of the National Climatic Data Center, said in releasing the annual State of the Climate report for 2010. "There is a clear and unmistakable signal from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans,"...
  • The Climate Refugee Hoax

    04/13/2011 6:22:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 13, 2011 | Staff
    Junk Science: Five years ago, the U.N. predicted that by 2010 some 50 million people would be fleeing climate change, rising seas, mega-hurricanes and so on. Instead, no islands have sunk and their populations are booming. It's been said that when you make a prediction and provide a date, never give a number, and if you give a number, never provide a date. That way you can always claim to be right, even when you are wrong, and that it just hasn't happened yet. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) made that mistake in 2005 when it produced a map...
  • Frustration on global warming deepens for supporters of climate change bill (Kerry)

    01/13/2011 3:23:47 PM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 13, 2011 | Andrew Restuccia
    Frustration among lawmakers backing climate change legislation is palpable in the wake of the latest evidence of global warming.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Wednesday announced that 2010 was tied for the hottest year on record, yet Democrats in Congress said the nation is not getting any closer to taking action on greenhouse gas emissions. “How many times do we have to be smacked in the face with factual evidence before we address global climate change? Report after report keep confirming it’s getting worse every year,” an exasperated Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) said in a statement Wednesday....
  • With E.P.A. Set to Limit Gases, Political Clashes Loom (Don't Fund The EPA)

    12/30/2010 6:17:46 PM PST · by tobyhill · 26 replies · 501+ views
    ny times ^ | 12/30/2010 | By JOHN M. BRODER
    With the federal government set to regulate climate-altering gases from factories and power plants for the first time beginning on Sunday, the Obama administration and the new Congress are headed for a clash that carries substantial risks for both sides. While only the first phase of regulation takes effect on Sunday, the administration is on notice that if it moves too far and too fast in trying to curtail the ubiquitous gases that are heating the planet it risks a Congressional backlash that could set back the effort for years. But the newly muscular Republicans in Congress could also stumble...
  • Scientists deliver message to NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Climate change is real and it is man-made

    12/08/2010 3:59:15 PM PST · by Coleus · 97 replies
    northjersey.com ^ | 12.07.10 | MATT FRIEDMAN
    Three Rutgers University scientists came to Trenton Tuesday to give Governor Christie a message: climate change is real, and it's man-made.  The State House forum, sponsored by several environmental groups, was held in response to Christie's recent comments at a Toms River town hall that he is skeptical that global warming results from human activity. "I've heard over 100 different arguments about why we shouldn’t accept global warming. They're all fallacious and I'd be happy to point out the errors in any of them," said Rutgers professor Alan Robock, a meteorologist.Responding to a question at the town hall last month,...
  • Global warming has slowed down over the past 10 years, say scientists

    11/26/2010 1:45:42 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 55 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Nov. 26, 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The rate at which global temperatures are rising has slowed in the past decade, scientists said today. In a report published today, the Met Office said the slow in the rate of warming was down to a combination of natural variation in the weather and pollution. Scientists say one of the major factors is the rise in heavy industry and pollutant 'aerosols', particularly in Asia. An upsurge in industrial emissions such as sulphur which are being pumped into the atmosphere reflects sunlight and could lead to a cooling effect. Changes in the amount of water vapour in the stratosphere may...
  • Battle over global warming now turns to EPA as Obama says he will pursue other solutions

    11/07/2010 2:22:23 PM PST · by SmartInsight · 36 replies
    Google News/Canadian Press ^ | Nov 5, 2010 | Dina Cappiello
    President Barack Obama said he will look for ways to control global warming pollution other than Congress placing a ceiling on it. The new battle over global warming in Congress will target the Environmental Protection Agency, which is poised to regulate greenhouse gases for the first time, after the Supreme Court ruled in 2007 that it could treat heat-trapping gases as pollutants.
  • EPA official who pushed CO2 regulation resigns (Lisa Heinzerling returns to Georgetown University)

    11/05/2010 10:55:54 AM PDT · by WebFocus · 12 replies
    Hotair | 11/05/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    In the wake of historic midterm losses, people wondered whether Barack Obama would be willing or even able to execute a shift to the center and work with Republicans in the House to find areas of common ground on policy, or whether he would shift to regulatory innovation to push his agenda. Most people guessed the latter, but a personnel change yesterday at EPA may suggest that the White House is looking for olive branches rather than bureaucratic warfare. Lisa Heinzerling, an advocate for aggressive regulatory expansion to combat global warming, has resigned: One of the Obama administrationÂ’s most aggressive...
  • The $10 Trillion Climate Fraud

    04/28/2010 5:50:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 33 replies · 1,227+ views
    Investors.com ^ | April 28, 2010 | INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Cap-And-Trade: While senators froth over Goldman Sachs and derivatives, a climate trading scheme being run out of the Chicago Climate Exchange would make Bernie Madoff blush. Its trail leads to the White House. Lost in the recent headlines was Al Gore's appearance Monday in Denver at the annual meeting of the Council of Foundations, an association of the nation's philanthropic leaders. "Time's running out (on climate change)," Gore told them. "We have to get our act together. You have a unique role in getting our act together." Gore was right that foundations will play a key role in keeping the...
  • Al Gore confronted on ClimateGate in Chicago [Want to get ANGRY?]

    03/04/2010 9:44:47 AM PST · by SloopJohnB · 19 replies · 1,351+ views
    WeAreChangeChicago.com ^ | November 30, 2009
    Six minute YouTube video of confrontation....On Tuesday, November 24th 2009, We Are Change Chicago attended a book signing with former vice president Al Gore, at the Borders Bookstore on 150 N. State Street. The previous Thursday, news had begun to circulate that hacked documents and communications from the University of East Anglia’s Hadley Climate Research Unit (CRU) had been published to the internet. The information revealed how top scientists conspired to falsify data in the face of declining global temperatures in order to prop up the premise that man-made factors are driving climate change. Please review ClimateGate for Dummies.
  • Reaction To Linking Global Warming To Evolution

    02/18/2010 2:16:54 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 18 replies · 387+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 02/18/2010 | Anthony Horvath
    This is a quick response to a forum posting discussing my article a couple of days ago discussing how the global warming hysteria was foisted on the world population. I argued that it wasn't difficult to understand: global warming proponents merely needed to use the techniques that had already been shown to be effective in the promotion of evolutionary theory. This is a response and some clarification.
  • Gore's Profits Of Doom

    11/03/2009 5:59:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 1,176+ views
    Investors.com ^ | November 3, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Junk Science: The oracle of climate disaster has a new book out on global warming that should be on the fiction list. He asks us to commit economic suicide while he rakes in millions from his green investments. 'Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis," Al Gore's sequel to his 2006 tome "An Inconvenient Truth," came out Tuesday. Printed on recycled paper using low-VOC (volatile organic compound) ink, it will undoubtedly be a best-seller and on the desk of every attendee at next month's climate change conference in Copenhagen. In a press release announcing the book, the Oscar-...
  • Global Warming Snow Job

    02/11/2010 5:31:42 PM PST · by raptor22 · 24 replies · 737+ views
    Washington Times ^ | February 11, 2010 | Editorial staff
    Record snowfall illustrates the obvious: The global warming fraud is without equal in modern science. The fundamental problems exposed about climate-change theory undermine the very basis of scientific inquiry. Huge numbers of researchers refuse to provide their data to other scientists. Some referenced data is found not to have existed. The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2007 report that global warming activists continually cite invented a large number of purported facts. Consider a few of the problems with the U.N. report that came to light over the past few weeks. • The Himalayan glaciers were supposed to disappear as...
  • Climate change targets 'disappointing'

    02/01/2010 8:14:45 PM PST · by myknowledge · 3 replies · 333+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | February 1, 2010 | Louise Gray
    The two week long conference ended in a political 'Accord' that asked just over 190 nations to come back by the end of January with targets to cut emissions. However the United Nations body which runs the talks has received just 55 submissions, with no signs that any major country is willing to increase its ambition at this stage. The major polluters China and America have not budged from their positions. Environmental groups said the current targets will not prevent global warming but world leaders insisted it is another step forward in the complex negotiations.
  • Adventures in Lawyering: Facing the Global Warming Giants

    01/13/2010 5:56:18 PM PST · by LikeLight · 9 replies · 709+ views
    The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues ^ | 1/13/2010 | Stephen Bloom
    And all this assembly shall know that the LORD saveth not with sword and spear: for the battle is the LORD's, and he will give you into our hands. - 1 Samuel 17:47 (KJV) Below is a short news video report on the Commonwealth Foundation's "Mann-Made Global Warming" press conference in which I participated yesterday (my segment is at 1:11). A few citizens facing the giants of the global warming establishment: [short video goes here - see it at source link] As I stood to speak on this grave situation from the rotunda of Pennsylvania's historic capitol, I was encouraged...
  • YOUR Top Ten Blogged Stories of 2009

    01/01/2010 9:22:59 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 282+ views
    The Lid/Various ^ | 1/1/2010 | The Lid
    I have been reading a ton of top ten articles over the past week or so, bloggers and other pundits have published what was, in their opinion, the top stores of 2009. As you have been reading my opinion every day for the past year, I decided to take a different tactic. According to my counters, articles on "The Lid:" generated between 650-750,000 reads since Dec. 31 2009. Teased Below in reverse order are the ten most read stories. Some of them surprised me. Read them and tell me if you agree. Note, if you click on the title of...
  • Climate Change Minister Penny Wong battles to save Copenhagen summit after split ..(2nd walkout)

    12/15/2009 6:07:09 AM PST · by IrishMike · 11 replies · 776+ views
    Herald Sun (Au) ^ | December 16, 2009 | Mark Kenny
    PENNY Wong was frantically trying to break a deadlock between rich and poor nations after the Copenhagen summit neared collapse after a second walkout by delegates. The Australian Climate Change Minister and an unnamed co-chair from the developing nations' forum, known as the G77, were trying to mend fences on the relative size of emissions cuts offered to poorer countries and how they could be verified internationally. It is one of three major areas of disagreement. The others are the level of emission reduction pledges by developed countries, and how much money will be provided for poor countries to reduce...
  • Al Gore's Admits His Ice Cap Predictions Were Bogus

    12/14/2009 6:55:05 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 31 replies · 1,891+ views
    Times of London/The Lid ^ | 12/14/09 | The Lid
    Former Vice President Al Gore made a startling announcement at the UN Climate Conference today: New computer modeling suggests the Arctic Ocean may be nearly ice-free in the summertime as early as 2014, Al Gore said Monday at the U.N. climate conference. This new projection, following several years of dramatic retreat by polar sea ice, suggests that the ice cap may nearly vanish in the summer much sooner than the year 2030, as was forecast by a U.S. government agency eight months ago. "It is hard to capture the astonishment that the experts in the science of ice felt when...
  • EPA chief: Regulate CO2 with common sense

    12/09/2009 5:51:19 AM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 55 replies · 1,707+ views
    Washington Times ^ | December 9, 2009 | anonymous
    COPENHAGEN (AP) -- The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says she will take commonsense steps to regulate carbon emissions to protect the health of Americans.
  • Britain, France back global fund for climate ills

    11/27/2009 10:35:06 PM PST · by myknowledge · 16 replies · 957+ views
    The Associated Press (hosted on Google) ^ | November 28, 2009 | Ben Fox
    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — The leaders of Britain and France gave their backing Friday to a global fund that would provide billions of dollars to poor countries to help them reduce the output of greenhouse gases linked to climate change. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy said the wealthiest nations should set aside the money as part of a climate agreement at next month's U.N. summit on the issue in Copenhagen. Sarkozy told reporters at a Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Trinidad that the fund should provide $10 billion annually for the next three years to...
  • Global Warming Meltdown: Climategate!

    11/22/2009 6:35:51 PM PST · by opentalk · 36 replies · 1,586+ views
    warningsigns ^ | November 22, 2009 | Alan Caruba
    For those of us “skeptics” and “deniers” who have been jumping up and down, pointing at the Sun, and saying, “See, it’s the Sun that determines how warm or cool the Earth is. See it? Up there in the sky?” The truth about some of the scientists behind the global warming hoax has finally arrived. The hoax has its roots in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an instrument of the United Nations Environmental Program, for whom global warming was the open sesame to achieving a one-world-government by scaring nations into signing a treaty that would control their use...
  • Obama hits out at climate 'naysayers'

    10/23/2009 9:49:10 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 94 replies · 3,154+ views
    AFP ^ | Oct. 23, 2009
    US President Barack Obama on Friday hit out at naysayers he blamed for peddling "cynical" claims that global warming is a myth to derail a landmark climate change bill in Congress. Obama warned that the closer the Senate came to passing legislation which has already cleared the House of Representatives, the more opponents would resort to underhand tactics. "The naysayers, the folks who would pretend that this is not an issue, they are being marginalized," Obama warned in a speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "But I think it's important to understand that the closer we get, the harder...
  • Climate Treaty Will Create World Government Dictatorship

    10/23/2009 7:39:28 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 19 replies · 994+ views
    NoWorldSystem.com ^ | October 20, 2009
    ...and Distribute Wealth From Developed Countries to 3rd World Nations. The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations will hold their 15th conference on climate change through December 7-18th. At the conference, globalists like Obama will sign the ‘Copenhagen Climate Change Treaty’ that will replace the Kyoto treaty that is set to expire in 2012. Lord Christopher Monckton, the man who warned many this week of the treaty appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio program, he makes it clear that the treaty will create a World Government Dictatorship that will have complete authority over all nations by intervening in...