Tag: Climate Change

New Government Website Launched to Fight Global Warming

President Obama announced the rollout of a new government website on Wednesday that is designed to collect and monitor the enormous amount of climate change data housed at different federal agencies. Obama is fulfilling a promise he made last June to use his executive authority to fight global warming since congress has failed to take effective action. […]

Amid skepticism, White House keeps up fight against climate change

Scientists, corporate executives and government officials will gather at the White House on Wednesday to roll out ways that communities across the U.S. can use technology and government data to prepare for the effects of climate change. Read More: Amid skepticism, White House keeps up fight against climate change – CBS News.

Human-induced global warming a big ‘hoax’

It’s my favorite time of year. Global-warming scientists are digging themselves out of arctic ice flows just in time to warn the rest of the world, which is recovering from another record-breaking winter, that they are here to save the day. Read More: Letter: Human-induced global warming a big ‘hoax’ | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com.

Global warming will cause widespread conflict

Climate change will displace hundreds of millions of people by the end of this century, increasing the risk of violent conflict and wiping trillions of dollars off the global economy, a forthcoming UN report will warn.   The second of three publications by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, due to be made public […]

US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912

(To date, October-March temperatures are the coldest since 1899 – but they will rise some before the end of the month – and may pass 1912.) Read More: US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912 | Real Science.

Senate holds global warming all-nighter: Why 4 Dems will be no-shows

On Monday night, Senate Democrats are hosting a rare pajama party of sorts, conducting an all-night “talkathon” on climate change – minus the pajamas, and definitely minus some of their colleagues. Read More: Senate holds global warming all-nighter: Why 4 Dems will be no-shows – CSMonitor.com.

Democrats plan all-night ‘talkathon’ on climate change

A majority of Senate Democrats on Monday will launch an overnight “talkathon” until approximately 9:00 a.m. Tuesday to draw attention to climate change. Read More: Democrats plan all-night ‘talkathon’ on climate change.

COLD SHOULDER: ABC, CBS Exclude Scientists Critical of Global Warming for More Than 1,300 Days | CNS News

Like a simple parlor trick, the networks are able to make skeptical scientists vanish, at least from the eyes of their viewers. Read More: COLD SHOULDER: ABC, CBS Exclude Scientists Critical of Global Warming for More Than 1,300 Days | CNS News.

UN climate change talks

When climate change negotiators from more than 190 countries gather in Bonn, Germany on 10 March, the pressure will be on: time is running out to meet a deadline to complete a draft negotiating text by December 2014. Read More: IBA – UN climate change talks: pressure is on to reach legally-binding, global agreement.

Global warming not causing extreme weather

Business magnate Warren Buffett contradicted a major Obama administration talking point by saying that global warming was not causing extreme weather. Read More: Warren Buffett: Global warming not causing extreme weather | The Daily Caller.