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  • Study Claims Beer Will Be Global Warming’s Next Victim, But There’s A Problem

    10/15/2018 3:34:17 PM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 15, 2018 | Michael Bastasch
    “Although not the most concerning impact of future climate change, climate-related weather extremes may threaten the availability and economic accessibility of beer,” the study’s authors wrote. Barley is the main ingredient in beer, and projected increases in “extreme drought and heat” could hurt barley production. Many media outlets ran with the study’s alarming findings.
  • Here’s another big concern about climate change: It’s ruining childhoods

    09/12/2018 5:59:30 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 50 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | September 11, 2018 | Gina McCarthy And Kelsey Wirth
    Climate change has been impossible to ignore this summer. Extreme heat waves and droughts sparked fires around the world and cloaked California in hazardous smoke.
  • These drones plant trees by firing seed pods at the ground

    01/24/2018 8:42:20 AM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    www.popsci.com ^ | January 22, 2018 | By Josh Landis and Owen Agnew
    Climate change is a sprawling, complex problem. But there is an astonishingly simple way to make a difference: plant more trees. Trees scrub pollution from the air, reduce erosion, improve water quality, provide homes for animals and insects, and enhance our lives in countless other ways. It turns out that ecosystem restoration is also an emerging business opportunity. A new report from the World Resources Institute and the Nature Conservancy says governments around the world have committed to reviving nearly 400 million acres of wilderness — an area larger than South Africa. As countries push to regrow forests, startups are dreaming up...
  • Environmental Scientists Call for Worldwide Glitter Ban to Save Earth

    12/01/2017 8:12:02 AM PST · by bar sin·is·ter · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Environmental scientists are urging lawmakers around the world to ban glitter from being used in art supplies because of the damage glitter particles do to the environment. Scientists are particularly concerned that the plastic particles that make up glitter would pollute the environment and poison the animals who eat from it, CBS Philadelphia reported. Dr. Trisia Farrelly, an environmental anthropologist at Massey University in New Zealand, says she wants to see glitter banned because of the damage it does to the ecosystem. “I think all glitter should be banned because it’s microplastic,” she said.
  • Washington Post: Global Warming Forces Farmers in India to Commit Suicide

    08/02/2017 2:21:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 2, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Did you see this in the Washington Post? Here’s the headline: “59,000 Farmer Suicides in India Over 30 Years May Be Linked to Climate Change, Study Says — Every year thousands of Indian farmers…” We’re talking about the country of India not our Native American ancestors. “Every year thousands of Indian farmers commit suicide. Now one researcher,” and it makes the Washington Post. One idiot thinks that “it may have,” it might have, it could be (it could also be BS) “have something to do with climate change. “Tamma Carleton, a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley,...
  • Poll: Do you agree with Trump’s decision to withdraw from climate agreement?

    06/01/2017 3:14:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 112 replies
    WKRN ^ | Published: June 1, 2017, 3:05 pm | WKRN web staff
    News 2 wants to know… do you agree with President Trump’s decision to withdraw from climate agreement? Vote in our poll below:
  • Largest US Solar Panel Maker Files For Bankruptcy After Receiving $206 Million In Subsidies

    05/12/2017 5:36:54 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 36 replies
    Reuters via Daily Caller via thelibertarianrepublic.com ^ | May 11, 2017 | Copyright 2017 Daily Caller News Foundation; Reuters via Daily Caller via Michael Bastasch
    The company once hailed as Europe’s largest solar panel producer filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, blaming cheap Chinese panels for flooding the market. “The ongoing price erosion and the development of the business” has left the company “over-indebted and thus obliged to file for insolvency proceedings,” SolarWorld, which is also the largest U.S. solar panel maker, said in a statement. The filing comes after SolarWorld was forced to lay off employees earlier this year. The company employs around 3,000 people, including 800 in Hillsboro, Oregon, and was one of the few German-based solar companies to survive a recent market downturn. SolarWorld...
  • Indian Court Declares Himalayan Glaciers ‘Legal Persons’ Under Law

    04/03/2017 6:14:41 PM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | April 3, 2017 | Andrew Follett
    An Indian court declared Himalayan glaciers “legal persons” under law in a bid to save them from global warming. The court’s two judges claimed Indian law must gives glaciers “living entity” status to keep them from melting. . . . The case was filed as public interest litigation by an environmentalist, and was not filed to address any specific harm to any individual. The court also extended the status of “living entity” to other natural wonders, including waterfalls, meadows, lakes and forests.
  • Top scientists stand up to Trump

    01/28/2017 6:21:28 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 72 replies
    NY Post ^ | 28 January 2017 | Marasiegle
    “Science Guy” Bill Nye says he will participate in the proposed March for Science in Washington, DC, but what he’d “prefer is for these [anti-science] people to come around.” If people would “just accept it we could all get to work,” Nye said.
  • The electoral college is thwarting our ability to battle global warming

    12/19/2016 4:39:22 PM PST · by dynachrome · 67 replies
    washington Post (fake news site) ^ | 12-19-16 | Todd Cort
    It is this solution, brilliant at the time, that leads us to Brearley’s legacy on climate change. Because over the course of the last 200 plus years, the electoral college, which provides for stronger voting power per person in more rural and less populated states, has elected four U.S. presidents who clearly lost the popular vote (1876, 1888, 2000 and 2016). Two of those elections have occurred during the period in which we have known about the causes and impacts of carbon dioxide emissions and climate change and in both cases, the impacts of those elections have very likely had...
  • Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic to Lead EPA Transition

    11/10/2016 7:35:03 PM PST · by Valpal1 · 264 replies
    Scientific American ^ | Sept 2016 | Robin Bravender
    Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute, is spearheading Trump’s transition plans for EPA, the sources said. snip Ebell appears to relish criticism from the left. In a biography submitted when he testified before Congress, he listed among his recognitions that he had been featured in a Greenpeace “Field Guide to Climate Criminals,” dubbed a “misleader” on global warming by Rolling Stone and was the subject of a motion to censure in the British House of Commons after Ebell criticized the United Kingdom’s chief scientific adviser for his views on global...
  • Why a Donald Trump Victory Could Make Climate Catastrophe Inevitable

    09/17/2016 4:47:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 81 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | SEPTEMBER 17, 2016 | MICHAEL KLARE
    In a year of record-setting heat on a blistered globe, with fast-warming oceans, fast-melting ice caps, and fast-rising sea levels, ratification of the December 2015 Paris climate summit agreement—already endorsed by most nations—should be a complete no-brainer. That it isn't tells you a great deal about our world. Global geopolitics and the possible rightward lurch of many countries (including a potential deal-breaking election in the United States that could put a climate denier in the White House) spell bad news for the fate of the Earth. It's worth exploring how this might come to be. Such nationalistic exceptionalism could become...
  • Obama budget forecasts sharp increase in deficit in fiscal 2016

    02/09/2016 8:15:07 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 16 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09 FEB 16 | Staff
    President Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives. They include launching a new war on cancer, combating global warming and fighting growing threats from ISIS terrorists. The new spending plan, for the budget year that begins Oct. 1 -- just 3 1/2 months before he leaves office -- is facing heavy fire from Republicans who hope to capture the White House. The proposal had dim prospects of winning approval in a Republican-controlled Congress. In all, Obama's budget would increase taxes by $2.6 trillion over the...
  • MIDWEST BURIED (Record Snow)

    11/21/2015 9:22:22 AM PST · by dragnet2 · 95 replies
    http://www.drudgereport.com/ ^ | 11/21/2015 | DRUDGE
  • EU climate chief hails global progress on emissions

    10/13/2015 7:36:50 AM PDT · by moose07 · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | 13 October 2015 | By Roger Harrabin
    Europe's climate change chief says he is astonished at the positive progress by governments towards a global deal on CO2. Miguel Arias Cañete said it was "quite astounding" that 149 nations have published their plans to curb carbon emissions. break He warned, though, that nations' pledges had not yet reached the level needed to prevent potentially dangerous warming. break. "We have countries which together produce nearly 90% of global emissions - {snip] - there were only 35 countries and they covered less than 14% of emissions. Break. "There is no complacency - but we if we had kept on going...
  • Here's what the US would look like if all the Earth's ice melted

    07/28/2015 3:51:27 PM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 7/25/2015 | unknown
    If all the Earth's land ice melted, sea levels would rise over 200 feet. So what would that mean for the United States' coastlines?
  • As ISIS Marches, Obama To Cite Global Warming As National Security Threat [at] CG Commencement

    05/20/2015 5:19:56 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5/20/215 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed it over the weekend, the Islamic State took over another Iraqi city. This time it was Ramadi, a city in which Americans died to capture in the first place years ago and comes after the fall of Mosul. The next major city on the conquer list for ISIS is Baghdad, not to mention the fact Christians have been essentially eliminated from the country. Despite these developments, the White House is calling its strategy against "jayvee" ISIS an overall "success" and touting minimal airstrikes in the region. video at link ... Meanwhile, President Obama is focused on...
  • House Dem: Global Warming Could Force Women to Trade Sex for Food

    03/26/2015 6:14:29 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 57 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 3/26/15 | Pete Kasperowicz
    A senior House Democrat has once again issued an apocalyptic warning that climate change will hit women harder than men, and that it could drive millions of poor women to engage in “transactional sex” in order to provide food and water for their families. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) proposed a resolution on Wednesday that said as the climate changes, it will cause food and water scarcity around the world. That will create pressures on poor women in particular, since they are often charged with growing food and collecting water for their families. As resources dwindle, it could force many women...
  • Democrats delighted by Ted Cruz’s statements on climate change

    03/23/2015 2:06:11 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 60 replies
    sfgate ^ | March 23, 2015 | By Carla Marinucci
    The war of words over climate change is getting blisteringly hot between Gov. Jerry Brown and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, with the Republican presidential candidate blithely dismissing the Democratic governor as one of those “global warming alarmists” who relies on ridicule and insult. A Brown campaign strategist shot back Monday that the “factually irrational” Cruz is apparently now determined to “stand out from a pack of troglodytes in the GOP race for the White House.” The public slap down — and the dis of Brown — came as Cruz formally announced his run for the White House at Liberty University...
  • Florida officials’ ‘ban’ of the term climate change is straight out of the Bush playbook

    03/10/2015 9:18:29 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 10, 2015 | Chris Mooney
    Everybody is jumping on a report out of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, which suggests — in, I think, a fairly well-documented fashion — that the administration of Florida Gov. Rick Scott had an aversion to the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” And it appears that the message about not using these words filtered down to state agency employees and officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.Scott himself has expressed skepticism about the science of climate change in the past, and more recently, retreated to the “I’m not a scientist” position of many GOP politicians.But for agency employees who study and try...