Tag: Climate Change

US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks

Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official. Read More: US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks | Reuters.

Gov’t Scientists: Higher West Coast Temps Due to Natural Causes, not ‘Climate Change’

A study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Washington has concluded that warmer sea and land temperatures along the Pacific coast in North America over the past 100 years are due to weak winds–and not due to human activities or “climate change.” The study was published Monday on the eve […]

West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes – LA Times

Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found. Read More: West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes – LA Times.

Update: Video: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Wants To Jail His Political Opponents

Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lamented that there were no current laws on the books to punish global warming skeptics. . “I wish there were a law you could punish them with. I don’t think there is a law that you can punish those politicians under,” Kennedy told Climate Depot in a one-on-one interview […]

Obama To Tout U.S. Action On Climate At U.N. Summit

WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration plans to emphasize strongly its climate change efforts at next week’s United Nations climate summit in New York, officials said this week.   “We are taking this summit seriously both to show the world that the U.S. is leading on climate change, and to call on other leaders to step […]

Extent of Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels, scientists say

Satellite imagery reveals an area of about 20 million square kilometres covered by sea ice around the Antarctic continent. Read More: Extent of Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels, scientists say – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

New data backs ‘ice age’ prediction

As the United Nations prepares for its 2014 Climate Summit in New York this month with an agenda to advance a new carbon-emissions regulatory agreement to supersede the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, the Russian scientist who correctly predicted the lack of global warming over the past 19 years has gained new scientific support for his belief […]

McKitrick paper: no warming for 19 years

The Guardian in 2009 predicted five years of rapid warming: The world faces record-breaking temperatures as the sun’s activity increases, leading the planet to heat up significantly faster than scientists had predicted for the next five years, according to a study. Read More: McKitrick paper: no warming for 19 years | Herald Sun Andrew Bolt […]

Faux real: Obama to unveil global warming ‘treaty’

Unwilling or unable to work out a deal with either party in the Senate to address his legacy project of an international treaty on global warming, President Obama today will unveil a mock version of the pact that would bring new restrictions on U.S. emissions but be enforced globally through peer pressure. NYT: Read More: […]

Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.   In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other […]