As talks aimed at slowing global warming drag on, researchers are pushing new ideas that some are calling last-ditch attempts to avert the worst effects of climate change. Some proposals are uncontroversial, such as using charcoal to lock carbon dioxide into soil or scattering carbon-absorbing gemstones. Richard Branson, the billionaire chairman of Virgin Group Ltd., […]
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists have found a solution to the 15-year “pause” in global warming: They “adjusted” the hiatus in warming out of the temperature record. Read More: NOAA Tampers With Data To Erase The Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ | The Daily Caller.
In his wildly inaccurate opinion piece, headlined “The fossil-fuel industry’s campaign to mislead the American people,” Senator Whitehouse, ignoring the facts, claims that oil companies and their “allies” are “funding a massive and sophisticated campaign to mislead the American people about the environmental harm caused by carbon pollution.” Setting aside the fact that carbon dioxide […]
Rick Perry is set to become the zillionth Republican seeking his party’s 2016 nomination when he announces his second presidential run in Dallas Thursday morning. The former Texas governor will join a crowded field of GOP contenders, and he has at least one thing in common with most of his competitors who aren’t named George […]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday pledged $453 million in aid to Pacific island nations to help them combat climate change and natural disasters. Abe made the pledge as leaders of 14 Pacific island nations gathered for a two-day meeting, which began on Friday in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, to discuss their development needs. […]
President Barack Obama is framing the challenges of climate change as a matter of national security that threatens to aggravate poverty and political instability around the globe and jeopardize the readiness of U.S. forces. Read More: My Way News – Obama frames global warming as national security threat.
President Barack Obama linked climate change to the emergence of the terrorist group Boko Haram and “the early unrest in Syria” during a commencement speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on Wednesday. Read More: Obama Links Boko Haram and Syrian Civil War to Climate Change.
Updated data from NASA satellite instruments reveal the Earth’s polar ice caps have not receded at all since the satellite instruments began measuring the ice caps in 1979. Since the end of 2012, moreover, total polar ice extent has largely remained above the post-1979 average. The updated data contradict one of the most frequently asserted […]
Graduation day at Rutgers University is a chance for students to relax after four years of college and celebrate with family and friends before entering the real world. Or, when Bill Nye is the keynote speaker, it’s a reminder that the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere is rising and its future […]
Most climate models were wrong and there was little evidence of climate change, said Maurice Newman. He said the UN had used climate change as a “hook” to establish and control a new world order. Mr Newman’s comments were rejected by climate scientists, while Environment Minister Greg Hunt said it was “not something […]