Tag: Global Warming

‘Global warming scare’ declared ‘over’

Scientists and others on a team assembled by the Chicago-based Heartland Institute, which focuses on free-market solutions to today’s problems, say the “scare” of global warming from the use of carbon fuels and other human activities “is over.” Read More: ‘Global warming scare’ declared ‘over’.

Antarctic Sea Ice Reached New Record High Extent This Year

Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map sea ice extent in the late 1970s. The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the magnitude of the rapid […]

Pentagon unveils plan for military’s response to climate change

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change.   Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels and intensifying weather events will challenge global stability, he said, and could lead to food and water […]

NOAA Report Destroys Global Warming Link To Extreme Weather

Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have demolished claims by global warming activists that global warming caused or worsened many extreme weather events last year.   According to NOAA’s new publication, Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective, there is no discernible connection between global warming and 2013 extreme weather events such […]

Dr Benny Peiser says public are more sceptical about climate change and global warming

THE PUBLIC are becoming ever more sceptical of climate change as they begin to ask ‘where is the global warming we were promised?’, a leading scientist has claimed. Read More: Dr Benny Peiser says public are more sceptical about climate change and global warming | Nature | News | Daily Express.

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.

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.