California’s sales tax on gasoline has long provoked grumbling from consumers and watchdog groups. Sales tax is calculated from the full retail price of gas, a figure that includes state and federal excise taxes. That makes the sales levy, at least in part, a tax on taxes. Read More: California also taxes global warming fee […]
There are now 219 months with no significant upward temperature trend, according to an analysis of satellite data, which is more than half the 432-month satellite temperature record. Read More: 2014: Another Year Without Global Warming | The Daily Caller.
He has been called the “superman pope”, and it would be hard to deny that Pope Francis has had a good December. Cited by President Barack Obama as a key player in the thawing relations between the US and Cuba, the Argentinian pontiff followed that by lecturing his cardinals on the need to clean up […]
Global wheat production set new records in 2013 and 2014, contradicting alarmists’ claims that global warming is reducing wheat harvests. Read More: Wheat Production Sets New Records Thanks To Global Warming – Forbes.
Senator James Inhofe, the Oklahoma Republican who believes climate change is a hoax, rose from his chair on the Senate floor this year with a sly smile. Then he glanced across the chamber at his longtime nemesis, Senator Edward Markey. Read More: Senator James Inhofe, Congress’s most outspoken climate denier, prepares to take environment gavel, […]
Declaring climate change to be a public health hazard, the Obama administration issued suggestions Monday to help hospitals and other health care facilities cope with multiple threats of extreme weather. Read More: White House issues climate change guide for hospitals.
After the usual impeccably choreographed all-night “negotiation,” delegates of almost 200 nations at the latest annual U.N. climate yak-fest – this time in Lima, Peru – reached the usual agreement not to agree on anything except that the process by which they profit must continue. Read More: 1 year from now, freedom dies worldwide.
Finally, Gore talked about the political momentum that has been created by the deal signed by U. S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in November. Read More: Report From Lima Climate Conference: Al Gore Preaches Hellfire And Redemption | The Daily Caller – Part 2.
This year has not only been one of the coldest in Chicago, it is also one of the few places on the entire planet that was colder than average this year. Read More: 2014 Chicago Has Been Coldest In 110 Years « CBS Chicago.
Lake Erie’s water temperature at the end of November fell to 40 degrees. Read More: Lake Erie temperature at end of November was the coldest in decades – City & Region – The Buffalo News.