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  • Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Make 'Captain Planet' Movie

    10/20/2016 6:46:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 19, 2016 | 9:19 AM EDT | Mark Judge
    The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Paramount and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions are in talks to make a live action film adaptation of the early 1990s environmental cartoon “Captain Planet.” […] According to reporters Rebecca Ford and Borys Kit, “Sources say the story takes place years after the adventures of the show, with the Captain now a washed-up has-been who needs the kids more than they need him.” …
  • Woolly worms predict a severe winter [snip]

    10/17/2016 6:56:11 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 42 replies ^ | October 17, 2016 | John Beauge
    Glazer-woolly worm.jpg The expression on Mike Glazer's face shows what he thinks of the severe winter predicted by the woolly worms in Lewisburg Saturday, (John Beauge, for PennLive) Print Email John Beauge | Special to PennLive By John Beauge | Special to PennLive on October 16, 2016 at 7:32 AM, updated October 17, 2016 at 11:34 AM LEWISBURG -- It was a winter forecast that brought a roar of approval from youngsters at the 20th annual Woolly Worm Festival. "It's going to be terrible," event founder Mike Glazer said under his breath Saturday as he looked at the information provided...
  • Judge will let Exxon question climate-change investigation

    10/13/2016 4:28:45 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 13, 2016 7:19 PM EDT
    A federal judge has opened the way for Exxon Mobil Corp. to seek documents and question witnesses who may help the Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey investigate whether the company hid what it knew about climate change. U.S. District Court Judge Ed Kinkeade in Dallas said Thursday that critical comments Healey made at a news conference raised the possibility that she acted in “bad faith” by issuing a subpoena against the company. Healey and New York’s attorney general have accused Exxon of committing securities fraud by misleading investors and the public about what the company knew about the link between...
  • Clinton: 'Hurricane Matthew Was Likely More Destructive Because of Climate Change'

    10/12/2016 9:45:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 12, 2016 | 5:40 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Of all the problems facing this nation, climate change is at the top, Democrat Hillary Clinton told a campaign rally in Miami, Florida on Tuesday. “And I will tell you this — it is one of the most important issues at stake in this election,” she said. Appearing with climate change activisit Al Gore — her husband’s vice president — Clinton capitalized on Florida’s recent brush with Hurricane Matthew, saying the storm was “likely more destructive because of climate change.” …
  • France sees first snowfalls of season as cold snap bites

    10/11/2016 8:55:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies ^ | 11 Oct 2016 14:37 GMT+02:00
    While it may seem like only yesterday that you were enjoying a cold glass of white wine on a sunny terrace, a winter chill is spreading across the country. Yes, it’s already snowing in (some parts) of France — and there’s a storm brewing too. France’s weather agency Météo France predicted “fairly significant snowfall” in the French Alps as a storm passes across the country on Wednesday and Thursday. The storm will also bring some serious rainfall further west, especially in Languedoc and the Cévennes, as well as in the mountains of Corsica. …
  • Global warming likely to cause colder and snowier winters, scientists say (Actual Headline)

    09/17/2014 8:49:02 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 78 replies
    AOL ^ | 09/15/2014 | RYAN GORMAN
    Scientists now believe that global warming is to blame for extreme cold snaps in North America during the winter months – and that it will only keep happening. The "polar vortex" that plunged Canada and the U.S. into historical cold last winter is said by researchers to have occurred because melting polar ice changes weather patterns, according to a study published earlier this month.
  • South sees first snowfall of season as cold bite sets in [Germany]

    10/11/2016 7:30:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies ^ | 11 Oct 2016 09:25 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    It seems like just days since we were lapping up glorious summer sun, but on Monday residents of southern Germany were strolling through the snow. A low pressure which has spread over most of the country will push temperatures down into the minus figures over the next couple of nights, the German Weather Service (DWD) predicts. […] Already on Monday, hikers on the Feldberg in the Black Forest were strolling through fresh snow. …
  • Bald Eagle Rescued From Car Grille After Matthew Passes

    10/10/2016 7:55:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | Sun October 9, 2016 | Andreas Preuss
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew's path through Florida, it may have been the oddest call to 911 operators: a bald eagle had gotten stuck in the grille of a car. A posting on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page Saturday reported the odd emergency request from a driver in the area near Jacksonville. Pictures showed the national bird of the United States stuck in the precarious position. Clay County officials said the bird was pulled out and turned over to an organization in nearby Talbot Island, Florida, called B.E.A.K.S. -- Bird Emergency Aid and Kare Santuary.
  • (Live Stream)HURRICANE MATTHEW: Latest Video + Images 10/7/16 From the ISS International Space..

    10/07/2016 8:18:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Space Videos youtube ^ | October 7, 2016 | Space Videos
    (Live Stream) HURRICANE MATTHEW: Latest Video + Images 10/7/16 From the ISS International Space Station
  • Fears for a huge flock of migrating birds which has been caught INSIDE the eye (Shortened)

    10/07/2016 9:41:38 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 54 replies ^ | October 7, 2016 | Chris Summers
    Fears are growing for a huge flock of birds which are believed to be trapped inside the eye of Hurricane Matthew. Pointing to a small green dot on a radar picture of the hurricane, Glenn Burns, a weather forecaster with Atlanta-based WSB-TV, said: 'We are actually seeing something very unusual.
  • Disney World closes down for only the FOURTH time in its 45-year history as Hurricane Matthew [tr]

    10/07/2016 9:27:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 7, 2016 | Kalhan Rosenblatt
    Walt Disney World has shuttered up for the fourth time in its history as Hurricane Matthew bears down on the Sunshine State. As the storm approached Florida on Thursday night, the park and several of its entities in Orlando also shut their doors. Since the park opened in 1971 it has only closed three other times - all for hurricanes.
  • Florida Couple Having Beach Wedding, Hurricane Be Damned

    10/07/2016 9:15:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 7, 2016
    Hurricane Matthew has forced evacuations, the cancellation of vacations, and left hundreds of thousands in the dark. But the storm won’t stop one Florida couple’s dream beach wedding. Jaime Gurnavage and Ryan Gordon tell Florida Today that they chose their Saturday beach wedding for a reason.
  • Some Ignore Matthew Warnings, Brave the Elements

    The threat of Hurricane Matthew did not put a damper on South Florida daredevils and partiers. NBC 6 had a team of reporters covering the category 4 storm along the coast from Stuart to Miami Beach and at almost every beach there were people partaking in risky behavior. Our reporters saw people jump into the ferocious waves, others are flying kites even though the wind gusts soared as Matthew bore down on the coast. In Pompano Beach, surfers were seen riding the wild waves. A thrill seeker even went on a dangerous paddle-board ride on the choppy waters in the...
  • Florida-LSU Football Game Saturday Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

    As Hurricane Matthew pushes north with the Central Florida area square in its sights, the Florida Gators won't be taking the football field this weekend as scheduled. The Southeastern Conference announced that the game Saturday between UF and the LSU Tigers will be postponed. The teams will attempt to reschedule the game for a later date, however they do not share the same bye week later in the month. Florida is off the 22nd, LSU the 29th. The decision came after U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican from Louisiana, wrote a letter to Florida Gov. Rick Scott urging him to...
  • Surfing in a Hurricane

    10/06/2016 12:26:29 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6 October 2016 | LonePalm
    A little entertainment while waiting for Hurricane Matthew. Click the picture and enjoy y'all.
  • South Florida Sports Teams Making Game Decisions Amid Hurricane Matthew Concerns

    10/06/2016 1:18:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Oct 5, 2016
    As schools and cities are cancelling events across South Florida due to the impending storms of Hurricane Matthew, several sports teams are making decisions about games over the next few days in the area. The Florida Panthers cancelled their final home preseason game, scheduled for Thursday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s the first time the team has had to cancel a game since Hurricane Wilma came through the area in 2005. In the most anticipated game of the weekend, the Miami Hurricanes say their game against the rival Florida State Seminoles – scheduled for 8 PM Saturday night at...
  • Brevard County FL Check In Thread

    10/05/2016 8:24:51 PM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 98 replies
    10-5-2016 | NonValueAdded
    Posting this ahead of the storm so I can ping it out while I know I have connectivity. Keep track of the status of your loved ones and FRiends on America's Space Coast while we endure Hurricane Matthew. Hey, any county that can turn out that any folks for DJT the day after the debate is worth saving!
  • NOAA Forecast Path Hurricane Matther 2 pm update

    10/04/2016 12:35:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    NOAA ^ | October 4, 2016 | Staff
    Map at link
  • Trump fans to Clinton Foundation: Get Those Haiti Funds Ready

    10/04/2016 9:53:27 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 15 replies
    self ^ | 10/4 good buddy | Attention Surplus Disorder
    Perhaps via an open letter; the GOP should urge the Clinton Foundation to prepare to help Haiti for the shellacking they are going to take in this coming storm. "How about letting go of some of those billions you collected on behalf of Haitians yet never distributed." or... Six years ago, you collected perhaps $10 billion in worldwide aid on behalf of the Haitian people in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck that nation. Already one of the world's poorest countries, today Haitians live in conditions of universal squalor and suffer from typical diseases such as cholera, which...
  • 4 things you need to know about Hurricane Mathew.

    10/04/2016 9:53:05 AM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 42 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | Oct 4, 2016 | The Weathe Channel
    4 things you need to know about Hurricane Mathew
  • [Day old graphics] NASA Sees Hurricane Matthew Producing Dangerous Rainfall

    A 3-D depiction of storm tops was created using data from GPM’s radar (DPR Ku Band). The 3-D image showed the area of heaviest rainfall east of Hurricane Matthew’s eye. Several storms in the area had cloud tops that were measured by DPR reaching heights above 9.9 miles (16 km). GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA.
  • DiCaprio: Climate change deniers shouldn't hold public office

    October 03, 2016, 08:46 pm DiCaprio: Climate change deniers shouldn't hold public office By Jessie Hellmann Politicians who don't believe in climate change should not hold public office, said actor Leonardo DiCaprio Monday at the White House before the screening of his new climate documentary. "The scientific consensus is in and the argument is now over," DiCaprio said at the White House's South By South Lawn event. "If you do not believe in climate change, you do not believe in facts, or in science or empirical truths and therefore, in my humble opinion, should not be allowed to hold public...
  • Hydropower is new source of greenhouse gases, says new study

    10/02/2016 7:22:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    American Bazaar ^ | October 2, 2016 | (AB Wire)
    Hydropower has always been touted as a clean source of generating electricity, despite of the facts that it displaces thousands of people from their natural abodes, destroys their lives and livelihoods and submerges huge amounts of lands and forests. Now, a new study claims that it is also accelerating global warming. […] The study is done by Washington State University the has found that during times of drawdown — a period in which the water level behind a dam is rapidly lowered — temperate reservoirs can produce up 20 times more methane than normal. …
  • Hurricane MATTHEW Forecast Discussion (Category 5)

    09/30/2016 8:09:10 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 99 replies
    National Hurricane Center ^ | September 30, 2016
    An Air Force reconnaissance plane recently measured a peak SFMR wind of 143 kt and then 138 kt during this mission's eye penetrations. Furthermore, the satellite presentation has improved considerably with a distinct eye surrounded by a ring of very deep convection. The raw objective T-numbers from UW-CIMSS have been above 7.0 since 2100 UTC. On this basis, the initial intensity has been increased to 140 kt, making Matthew a Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. This is the first Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic basin since Hurricane Felix in 2007.
  • Hurricane Matthew grows to Category 4 storm

    09/30/2016 6:05:04 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 28 replies
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados —Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 4 storm on Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding Jamaica within days. The center of the hurricane was projected to pass just to the east of Jamaica Monday, but the storm was large enough that it could affect the entire island, and the first effects of the storm may be felt starting Saturday, said Evan Thompson, director of the National Meteorological Service. Jamaica activated its National Emergency Operations Center and Prime Minister Andrew Holness called an urgent meeting of Parliament to discuss...
  • The World's BIGGEST HOLES

    09/25/2016 11:03:00 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 22 replies
    video of various sink holes of the world
  • Rep. Tom McClintock trolls Obama's climate adviser (Video: put her to shame)

    09/23/2016 4:52:17 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    Video Credit: YouTube California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock started a Congressional hearing by reading a Washington Post article detailing the impacts of global warming on the Arctic ecosystem. He read: “The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and some place the seals are finding the water too hot.” He then asked Obama's top climate adviser Christy Goldfuss, "Is this the crisis you're referring to?", referring to new guidance her council issued on accounting for global warming impacts. Goldfuss said, "It's a crisis we're trying to address...I'm not familiar with that report." Then McClintock nailed her saying, "Perhaps...
  • Co-founder of Greenpeace, Patrick Moore, shows that Anthropogenic Global Warming is a Hoax

    09/22/2016 11:42:42 AM PDT · by wtd · 7 replies
    Rebel Media ^ | Sept. 13, 2016 | Patrick Moore
    Truth @ Carbon Dioxide (CO2): Patrick Moore After watching the 20 minute video revisit this clip which (preset to start)reveals:"How about the United Nations Inter-governmental panel on Climate Change? Unfortunately, they are totally conflicted by their own mandate. See, their brief is to focus on 'a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere'. They are not required to consider the many natural factors that affect the climate. So, if the IPCC were to find that humans were not the main cause of climate change - or...
  • Gloria Steinem Supports Abortion Because: “Forced Childbirth is the Single Biggest Cause...

    09/19/2016 9:28:59 AM PDT · by Morgana · 47 replies ^ | September 19, 2016 | Emily Derois
    FULL TITLE: Gloria Steinem Supports Abortion Because: “Forced Childbirth is the Single Biggest Cause of Global Warming” “Forced childbirth is the single biggest cause of global warming,” Gloria Steinem said at a recent gala celebrating Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region’s 75th Anniversary. Steinem, a prominent abortion activist in the feminist movement, gave the keynote address at the event, The Commercial Appeal reported. She used the opportunity to celebrate the nation’s largest abortion chain and push abortions. Steinem began her 20-minute speech by promoting “reproductive rights.” She said: “Nothing but nothing is more important than ensuring our fundamental right to reproductive...
  • Kerry: Climate Change Skeptics Believe 'Extra Water is Just Going to Spill Over the Sides of…' [tr]

    09/16/2016 5:38:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 49 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 16, 2016 | 10:14 AM EDT | Eric Scheiner
    Secretary of State John Kerry says, climate change skeptics believe that with “the melting of the ice and the rise of sea level, all that extra water is just going to spill over the sides of a flat Earth.” Kerry made the comments Wednesday at the Global Fishing Watch reception in Washington, D.C. “We now have the highest rate of increase of acidity in the ocean in 50 million years,” Kerry said. “And believe it or not, scientists have the ability to measure that. And that acidity changes the capacity of particularly crustaceans to be able to grow.” …
  • Sarkozy comes out of the closet as a climate skeptic

    09/15/2016 7:49:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies ^ | 15 Sep 2016 09:00 GMT+02:00
    Nicolas Sarkozy, who is fighting to regain the presidency that he lost to François Hollande in 2012, has finally come out of the closet as a climate skeptic. Speaking in front of business leaders, Sarkozy, a candidate for Les Republicains party primary in November, told them that man alone was not to blame for climate change. “Climate has been changing for four billion years,” the former president said according to AFP. “Sahara has become a desert; it isn’t because of industry. You need to be as arrogant as men are to believe we changed the climate.” …
  • Just ... dang (Island in the Eye of a Massive Supertyphoon)

    09/14/2016 9:53:38 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 14 replies
  • Workers will lose jobs in green revolution, admits EU’s energy boss

    09/12/2016 9:39:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    EurActiv ^ | 09/13/2016 | James Crisp
    Workers will lose their jobs as Europe shifts to a green economy, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has admitted, amid warnings the world faces political and economic turmoil not witnessed since the 1930s. Šefčovič made an impassioned plea for national governments to make sure that no one was thrown on the scrapheap of the green revolution. But, he added, “climate change is here and it poses an imminent danger.” “We should not create obstacles by not taking good care of people who may be intimidated by this transformation,” he said before calling for social programs such as retraining those made...
  • “Feels-Like” Weather And The Latex Glove Index

    09/09/2016 10:10:27 PM PDT · by RogerEsq · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | September 7, 2016 | Roger Banks
    “Current temperature 95 degrees,” the weather man said, and hastened to add, “but it feels like a hundred and five.” Immediately I stood up. The time had come to test a longstanding hypothesis. I packed a winter coat, hat, and gloves; a notepad; and a No. 2 Ticonderoga pencil. With these things in hand, and my three-in-one thermometer-compass-magnifier keychain survival tool, I headed for the door. Read more:
  • KSA May Get Heaviest Rain in 21 Years

    09/05/2016 12:06:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    The Arab Peninsula will experience this year a wave of heavy rain not witnessed in the region for the past 21 years due to the La Nina factor, a weather expert has said. “La Nina is a complex weather pattern resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Western and Central Pacific regions. It affected the region several years ago in 1996 and 2010. This weather pattern is characterized by heavy rain,” Turki Al-Jamman told local media. According to him, La Nina is one of the most extreme weather conditions and enjoys much attention of physicists, and considered one of...
  • Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center [TD9 in Gulf]

    08/30/2016 1:39:44 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    NOAA ^ | 08-30-2016 | Government
  • Communist China’s Legislative Body Mulls Paris Climate Accord, As Obama Takes the Executive Route

    08/30/2016 5:30:00 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 30, 2016 | 4:22 AM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    The Standing Committee of China’s rubberstamp parliament is meeting to discuss formally acceding to a far-reaching climate change agreement negotiated in Paris last year, amid signs that President Obama is preparing to take the same step — but without Senate ratification — possibly within days. The White House maintains that the climate accord is an executive agreement, not a treaty, and therefore does not require the Senate’s advice and consent. Obama travels to China this week for a G20 summit in Hangzhou, and climate change is high on the agenda both for the summit and for his bilateral meetings with...
  • WHY IT MATTERS: Climate Change

    08/29/2016 3:16:33 PM PDT · by PROCON · 38 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 29, 2016 | SETH BORENSTEIN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: It's as if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not. Clinton says climate change "threatens us all," while Trump tweets that global warming is "mythical" and repeatedly refers to it as a "hoax." Measurements and scientists say Clinton's Earth is much closer to reality.
  • I like Tuesdays weather!!

    08/27/2016 6:19:44 PM PDT · by djf · 61 replies
  • Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought [barf]

    08/27/2016 3:50:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Wednesday 24 August 2016 13.23 EDT | Ian Sample, Science Editor
    Continents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-era fossil fuel emissions nearly 200 years ago, pushing back the origins of human-induced climate change to the mid-19th century. The first signs of warming from the rise in greenhouse gases which came hand-in-hand with the Industrial Revolution appear as early as 1830 in the tropical oceans and the Arctic, meaning that climate change witnessed today began about 180 years ago. Researchers in Australia found evidence for the early onset of warming after trawling through 500 years of data on tree rings, corals and ice cores that together form...
  • Marinea – Sustainable ‘Village At Sea’ – Plans To Use Bitcoin

    08/25/2016 1:24:59 PM PDT · by amorphous · 34 replies ^ | 25 August 2015 | Elliot Maras
    Marinea, a company planning to establish a self-sustaining “Village At Sea’ between Miami and Cuba, plans to use bitcoin as its currency and eventually have its own electronic currency. Bitcoin, a decentralized currency with no centralized governing authority, naturally fits the Marinea goals of being an independent, self-sustaining society. Marinea is a utopian concept for a village existing in harmony with nature, where citizens will be able to live their lives as they see fit. Another goal is to address the challenges related to limited available land for food cultivation and human habitation. According to its website, the project has...
  • Planned, forgotten: Unfinished projects could've spared thousands from Louisiana flood

    08/21/2016 5:27:22 AM PDT · by fella · 27 replies
    The Advocate ^ | 20 August 2016 | Steve Hardy& David J. Mitchell
    Trey Poirrier and Jerry Gravois stood in waist-deep floodwater near the St. Amant Fire Department Monday morning trying, unsuccessfully, to reach a relative’s waterlogged home. Nearby, caskets were floating around the Methodist church. Volunteer boaters sailed by them with a rescued family of five, including three girls young enough to attend close-by Lake Primary School, also under water. “The pictures and the videos don’t serve it justice until you get out here,” Poirrier remarked. This is South Louisiana in August 2016 — people reduced to pleading for diapers in Central, whole neighborhoods wrecked in Baton Rouge, and most of Denham Springs...
  • Meteorologist: ‘This Heat Wave Is Child’s Play Compared to 1930s’

    08/16/2016 11:36:09 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 15, 2016 | 4:54 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    Meteorologist Joe Bastardi says the current heat wave in most parts of the U.S. — which tied the 135-year-old record temperature in Washington, D.C. on Saturday — is “child’s play compared to the 1930s.” […] “Washington area farmers were certainly not spared in 1930, as intense, prolonged hot spells gripped the region during late July and early August,” according to a 2010 article in the Washington Post. “The official temperature recorded on July 20 was 106°F, which holds the record as the highest temperature ever recorded in Washington. “Unofficially, 110°F was recorded that same day on Pennsylvania Avenue and 108°F...
  • Obama: 'One of the Most Urgent Challenges of Our Time is Climate Change'

    08/15/2016 10:42:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 15, 2016 | 6:02 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    President Barack Obama picked one of the hottest weekends in the Northeastern U.S. to discuss climate change. “One of the most urgent challenges of our time is climate change,” the vacationing president said in his Saturday radio address. He touted his efforts to cut pollution, including from cars and trucks, assuring Americans, “we’re not done yet.” Obama announced that before he leaves office, “We’ll release a second round of fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles. We’ll take steps to meet the goal we set with Canada and Mexico to achieve 50 percent clean power across North America by 2025. And...

    08/14/2016 4:13:31 AM PDT · by knarf · 3 replies
    FB ^ | August 14, 2016 | knarf
    Sorry ... only FB video referencesHEREandHere None of our family is in the path
  • Physicist Predicts Global Cooling, Warming Alarmists Want Research ‘Silenced’

    08/13/2016 9:29:23 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 12 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Aug. 11, 2016 | Trey Sanchez
    Global warming alarmists resist any science that doesn’t toe their line, and one physicist in the UK is speaking out about how her research on global cooling is ruffling their feathers. Northumbria University at Newcastle Professor Valentina Zharkova has been researching what she believes are indicators of a coming period of global cooling. According to The Washington Times, her research, “Irregular heartbeat of the Sun driven by double dynamo” was presented in July at the National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno, Wales and also posted to the website of The Royal Astronomical Society: Her sunspot modeling indicates a reduced solar magnetic...
  • August temperatures reach coldest level in 25 years [Germany]

    08/11/2016 6:22:02 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies ^ | 11 Aug 2016 13:04 GMT+02:00
    A high pressure system sitting in the eastern Atlantic has caused one of the coldest nights in recent history, driving temperatures down to just above zero on Wednesday night, the German Weather Service (DWD) reports. In Carlsfeld, Saxony, the mercury dropped to 1.3°C (34.3°F), thereby setting a record for the coldest August temperature ever recorded in the town since first being measured in 1990. Meanwhile, in Bad Königshofen in Bavaria, a temperature of 1.5°C (34.7°F) was also just one decimal place above a record set in 1987. In several mountainous regions of the country, frost also covered the grass on...
  • Proximity to equator may play role in frequency of violent behavior, theory suggests

    08/02/2016 8:01:23 AM PDT · by CaptainK · 54 replies ^ | 8/2/2016 | Kevin Byrne
    A team of researchers recently published a study that proposes a new model on how violent human behavior may be impacted by a warmer climate. The paper, published in the journal, "Behavioral and Brain Sciences" by faculty at The Ohio State University and Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, introduced a model of Climate, Aggression and Self-control in Humans (CLASH) that seeks to understand "differences within and between countries in aggression and violence in terms of differences in climate." "We believe our model can help explain the impact of climate on rates of violence in different parts of the world," Paul van...
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church: Global Warming Hurts Black People

    07/27/2016 8:06:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 25, 2016 | 12:32 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter (w/Guardian link)
    One of the nation’s largest and oldest black churches, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is warning black people about the dangers of climate change. The Guardian reported Sunday that the AME church “passed its first resolution in its 200-year history devoted to climate change, calling for a swift transition to renewable energy” at the church’s general conference in Philadelphia. “We can move away from the dirty fuels that make us sick and shift toward safe, clean energy like wind and solar that help make every breath our neighbors and families take a healthy one,” the resolution stated according to the...
  • Study: grazing cows are worse for the environment

    07/20/2016 6:51:12 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies ^ | 20 Jul 2016 11:46 GMT+02:00
    An animal rights group is up in arms after a study suggested that beef from cows that graze naturally outside has a higher environmental impact than beef from cows fattened on farms. The study, published by the Swiss federal government’s agricultural research body, Agroscope, last month, compared the environmental effect of cows raised on alpine pastures in the summer and those reared on farms complying with the Terra-Suisse label. The report found that, since cows reared on pastures graze on natural grasses, they take around 20 months to reach the required weight for slaughter, compared with 15 months for cows...