Tag: Global Warming

Obama to Act Without Congress on Climate Change

The Obama administration is poised to unveil the first rules limiting carbon emissions from the thousands of power plants across the nation.   Obama says the rules are essential to curb the heat-trapping greenhouse gases blamed for “global warming.” Critics contend the rules will kill jobs, drive up electricity prices and shutter plants across the […]

Global Cooling, Not Global Warming

Global cooling rather than global warming or “climate change” doomed ancient societies, despite the New York Times’ latest efforts to invent a new global warming alarm.   The Times published an article Tuesday claiming “climate change” doomed ancient societies to famine and collapse, but those societies thrived while temperatures were significantly warmer than today.   It was only […]

Chamber Study Predicts Obama Climate Rule Will Kill Jobs

The nation’s biggest business lobby says President Barack Obama’s plan to tackle climate change could cost the U.S. economy $50 billion a year. Supporters predict it will create jobs and lower power bills. Read More: Chamber Study Predicts Obama Climate Rule Will Kill Jobs – Bloomberg.

Sponsors of Pentagon’s alarm-raising climate

Retired military officers deeply involved in the climate change movement — and some in companies positioned to profit from it — spearheaded an alarmist global warming report this month that calls on the Defense Department to ramp up spending on what it calls a man-made problem.   The report, which the Obama administration immediately hailed […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Report Uses Phrase ‘Climate Disruption’

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.   Climate change’s assorted harms “are expected to become increasingly disruptive across the nation throughout this century and beyond,” the National Climate Assessment […]