Tag: Climate Change

Some Temps This Week Broke Every Record

Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience in Mexico on Wednesday that temperatures in Europe and in Vietnam were “unprecedented” and broke “every record that’s ever been seen.” However, although it was hot that day, he was off the mark.   Speaking at an environmentally-friendly technology event in Mexico City, Kerry said he had […]

‘I Recant’ Says Author of Infamous Seventies Newsweek

The author of a much-quoted 1975 Newsweek article predicting catastrophic global cooling now says it was a big mistake and the earth was warming all along. (H/T Climate Depot)   Peter Gwynne, began his piece by declaring portentously: “There are ominous signs that the earth’s weather patterns have begun to change dramatically and that these changes […]

President Obama’s big carbon crackdown readies for launch

The EPA will launch the most dramatic anti-pollution regulation in a generation early next month, a sweeping crackdown on carbon that offers President Barack Obama his last real shot at a legacy on climate change — while causing significant political peril for red-state Democrats. Read More: President Obama’s big carbon crackdown readies for launch – […]

Scientists in cover-up of ‘damaging’ climate view

Research which heaped doubt on the rate of global warming was deliberately suppressed by scientists because it was “less than helpful” to their cause, it was claimed last night. Read More: Scientists in cover-up of ‘damaging’ climate view | The Times.

Kerry Mocks Climate Skeptics

If he and “97 percent” of scientists are wrong on climate change, efforts to mitigate it will at worst have brought millions of jobs, better health and energy security, Secretary of State John Kerry told Boston College graduates Monday.   “But if we do nothing, and it turns out that the critics and the naysayers […]

UN climate change expert reveals bias in global warming report

Three of the four installments of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which claims to show the state of the global climate system under stress, are now available.   All three show things are seriously amiss – although not necessarily with the climate itself. The final […]

Obama Continues to Push Unilateral Action to Fight Climate Change

Just days after using the release of the National Climate Assessment to push his message on climate change, President Obama will

To Combat Climate Change, Humanity Must Act Now, NASA Chief Says

Humanity must act now if it hopes to stave off the worst impacts of climate change, NASA chief Charles Bolden says.

Congress Can’t Stop Obama On Global Warming

White House adviser John Podesta told reporters Monday afternoon that Congress could not derail the Obama administration’s efforts to unilaterally enact policies to fight global warming.   Podesta said that the president was committed to using executive orders to pass regulations under the Clean Air Act to limit carbon dioxide emissions that they say cause […]

Obama to talk climate with meteorologists

President Obama will speak about climate change on Tuesday with a number of national and local TV meteorologists across the country, according to an administration official.   The 2014 National Climate Assessment will be released Tuesday and will be the focus of Obama’s interviews. “Today” show weather forecaster Al Roker will be among those interviewing Obama on […]