Tag: Climate Change

Misconceptions helped kill Australian carbon tax

In 2007, Australians were ready to do something to combat climate change, even if it was expensive. More than two-thirds of them said so in a poll, and both major political parties vowed to make industries pay for greenhouse-gas emissions. Read More: Misconceptions helped kill Australian carbon tax – Yahoo News.

NOAA Reinstates July 1936 As Hottest Month On Record

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, criticized for manipulating temperature records to create a warming trend, has now been caught warming the past and cooling the present.   July 2012 became the hottest month on record in the U.S. during a summer that was declared “too hot to handle” by NASA scientists. That summer more […]

Antarctic Sea Ice Growing Despite Global Warming Warnings

The sea ice coverage around Antarctica over the weekend marked a record high, with the ice surrounding the continent measuring at 2.07 million square kilometers, according to an environmentalist and author who says the ice there has actually been increasing since 1979 despite continued warnings of global warming.   The new record was posted for […]

Obama mocks climate skeptics at LCV dinner

President Barack Obama lit into GOP climate change skeptics in a speech Wednesday night, delighting a crowd of 800 to 900 environmentalists in Washington’s Ronald Reagan Building. Read More: Obama mocks climate skeptics at LCV dinner – Andrew Restuccia – POLITICO.com.

Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can

A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by “climate change deniers” that he has launched a “$10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge.” Read More: Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can | TheBlaze.com.

The scandal of fiddled global warming data

When future generations try to understand how the world got carried away around the end of the 20th century by the panic over global warming, few things will amaze them more than the part played in stoking up the scare by the fiddling of official temperature data. Read More: The scandal of fiddled global warming […]

Prof Fired For Calling Global Warming ‘Unproved Science’

If one would have asked statistician Caleb Rossiter a decade ago about global warming, he says he would have given the same answer that President Barack Obama offered at a recent commencement address.   “He castigated people who don’t believe in climate catastrophe as some sort of major fools,” Rossiter says of the president’s speech, adding […]

Obama Urges College Grads to Reject Climate-Change Skepticism

President Barack Obama called on Americans coming of age to demand that politicians respond more aggressively to climate change, comparing those skeptical about man-caused alterations to the environment to a belief that the moon is “made of cheese.”   In a commencement address yesterday to graduates of the University of California at Irvine, Obama delivered one of his […]

West Virginia Threatens to Sue

The top law enforcement officer in West Virginia has threatened to sue the Obama administration for issuing a new carbon dioxide emissions rule that he says is illegal.   West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey wrote a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy late last week that said the EPA had no legal […]

Insurer’s Message: Prepare for Climate Change or Get Sued

Insurance companies, there’s no doubt that climate change is here: They are beginning to file lawsuits against small towns and cities who they say haven’t prepared for the floods and storms that will cost the companies billions in payments. Earlier this week, the U.S. arm of a major global insurance company backed away from an […]