Tag: Climate Change

Hollywood’s Climate Hypocrites

Hollywood and global-warming panic have always been a natural match. After all, who can tell you better to cut back on your wasteful ways better than a high-flying multimillionaire movie star with the carbon footprint of a Tyrannosaurus rex? Read More: Hollywood’s Climate Hypocrites.

State Dep’t Official Ducks Question on Whether Global Climate Deal Will be Brought Before Senate

A State Department official on Wednesday sidestepped a senator’s question on whether the administration would seek Senate advice and consent for a global climate treaty expected to be finalized in Paris late this year, saying simply that “it’s at a very early stage in the negotiations.” Read More: State Dep’t Official Ducks Question on Whether […]

Al Gore: ‘I Could Become A Catholic’

Like Paul on the road to Damascus, Al Gore had a revelation that he could become Catholic. Not because he’s had any religious revelation, but because of Pope Francis’s concern over global warming. Read More: Al Gore: ‘I Could Become A Catholic’ | The Daily Caller.

Australia PM’s adviser says climate change a UN hoax

Most climate models were wrong and there was little evidence of climate change, said Maurice Newman. Read More: Australia PM’s adviser says climate change a UN hoax – BBC News.

Sweeping California water cuts begin

Experts say Brown’s tough love approach is necessary because so many people are apathetic towards water conservation. About 50% of water used in residential areas is outside the home.   Getting rid of grass will be a huge lifestyle shift for many, but it is the biggest single measure that individual Californians could take to […]

Environment Chairman: ‘Global Warming Alarmism Has Evolved Into a Religion’

Pointing approvingly to an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal by House Science Chairman Lamar Smith (R.-Texas), Senate Environment Chairman Jim Inhofe (R.-Okla.) said on the Senate floor yesterday that global warming alarmists are advancing a new religious sect. Read More: Environment Chairman: ‘Global Warming Alarmism Has Evolved Into a Religion’.

The Climate-Change Religion

‘Today, our planet faces new challenges, but none pose a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” President Obama wrote in his proclamation for Earth Day on Wednesday. “As a Nation, we must act before it is too late.” Read More: The Climate-Change Religion – WSJ.

NASA pushes back against proposal to slash climate budget

NASA pushed back against a congressional proposal to slash more than $300 million in funding from its branch focused on climate issues.   The proposal would cut funding to NASA’s Earth Sciences division, which researches the planet’s natural systems and processes — including climate change, severe weather and glaciers.   Republican Lamar Smith, who chairs […]

Vatican and U.N. team up on climate change against skeptics

The Vatican and the United Nations teamed up to warn the world of the effects of climate change on Tuesday, coming down firmly against skeptics who deny human activities help change global weather patterns. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon discussed climate change with the pope before opening a one-day conference of scientists and religious leaders […]

UN chief praises pope for framing climate change as moral imperative, says encyclical

 The U.N. chief has praised Pope Francis for framing climate change as an urgent moral imperative, saying his upcoming encyclical combined with a new round of U.N. climate talks in Paris provide an “unprecedented opportunity” to create a more sustainable future for the planet. Read More: UN chief praises pope for framing climate change as […]