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  • Review: Coal terminal would boost global climate-warming gas [Longview WA]

    04/29/2017 6:02:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 28, 2017 8:22 PM EDT | Phuong Le
    A coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risks for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year, according to an environmental study released Friday. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview wants to build the facility along the Columbia River near the city of Longview to handle up to 44 million tons of coal a year. Coal would arrive by train from Montana, Wyoming and other states to be stored and loaded on ships heading to energy-hungry markets in Asia. The yearslong fight over the deep-water port comes as...
  • How Team Trump plans to kill Obama’s Paris climate deal by declaring it a treaty

    04/27/2017 1:11:59 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 4/27/17 | Stephen Dinan
    As President Trump’s top advisers prepare to hash out a final policy on the Paris climate agreement dumped onto their laps by President Obama, another option has hit the table: Declare the deal a treaty and send it to the Senate to be killed. The treaty option could emerge as the middle ground in the increasingly tense battle between “remainers” on the one hand, who say the president should abide by Mr. Obama’s global warming deal, and the Paris agreement’s detractors, who say Mr. Trump would be breaking a key campaign promise if he doesn’t withdraw from the pact. Mr....
  • Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling

    04/28/2017 10:44:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 28, 2017 12:37 PM EDT | Matthew Daly and Jill Colvin
    Working to dismantle his predecessor’s environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration. With one day left to rack up accomplishments before he reaches his 100th day in office, Trump signed an order reversing some of former President Barack Obama’s restrictions and instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review a plan that dictates which federal locations are open to offshore drilling. It’s part of Trump’s promise to unleash the nation’s energy reserves in an effort to reduce reliance on foreign...
  • Al Gore Wants to Spend $15 trillion to fight "global warming"

    04/25/2017 11:20:34 AM PDT · by gattaca · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/25/2017 | Michael Bastach
    A group of executives who want to fight global warming has published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. The Energy Transitions Commission’s (ETC) report claims “additional investments of around $300-$600 billion per annum do not pose a major macroeconomic challenge,” which they say will help the world meet the goals laid out in the Paris agreement. ETC is made up of energy executives, activist leaders and investment bankers, including former Vice President Al Gore, who would no doubt...
  • Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

    04/25/2017 11:17:23 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 24, 2017 | Chris White
    A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington, D.C., often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion. “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis, was, I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” Koonin said, referring to elements within the Obama administration he said were responsible for manipulating climate data. He pointed to a National Climate Assessment in 2014 showing hurricane activity has...
  • Bill Nye blows gasket when a real scientist schools him on facts about ‘climate change’

    04/23/2017 11:59:58 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 88 replies
    CNN and the BLAZE ^ | Apr 22, 2017 | Chris Enloe
    Bill Nye, known for his 1990’s science kid’s show who has since become an outspoken advocate on “climate change,” accused CNN of doing a “disservice” to its audience on Saturday by having a real scientist on their network to discuss climate change. The CNN “New Day Saturday” panel, which included Nye and William Happer, a physicist at Princeton University,” became heated after Happer said the climate change that Nye talks about is a “myth.” “There’s this myth that’s developed around carbon dioxide that it’s a pollutant, but you and I both exhale carbon dioxide with every breath. Each of...
  • Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

    04/24/2017 9:45:29 AM PDT · by kevcol · 24 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | April 24, 2017 | Chris White
    Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion. “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis, was, I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” Koonin said, referring to elements within the Obama administration he said were responsible for manipulating climate data.
  • Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

    04/23/2017 11:28:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 23, 2017 4:50 PM EDT | Steve Peoples
    New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump’s lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Bloomberg, who considered a presidential bid after serving three terms as New York City’s mayor, addressed his intensifying focus on climate change in an interview with The Associated Press. He said there was no political motive tied to last week’s release of his new book, “Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet,” co-authored by former Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope. “I’m not...
  • March for Science rallies take aim at climate change skepticism, proposed budget cuts

    04/22/2017 7:47:41 PM PDT · by Innovative · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | Apr. 22, 2017 | Fox News
    Federal scientist cooked climate change books ahead of Obama presentation, whistle blower charges. Trump critics say they are concerned about the president’s proposed cutbacks for the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institutes of Health, his administration’s skepticism about the cause of climate change and other science-related issues.   However, organizers say the march was political but not partisan -- to in fact promote the understanding of science and defending it from attacks, including a proposed 20 percent cutback at the NIH. "It's not about the current administration,” said co-organizer and public health researcher Caroline Weinberg. “The truth is we...
  • Antarctica Is Covered With Flowing Water, And That Worries Scientists

    04/21/2017 1:17:45 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 45 replies
    Weather.com ^ | 4/21/17 | Andrea Thompson
    Since the days of the great early 20th century polar explorers, scientists have noticed the unbelievably bright blue ponds and streams of meltwater that can form on the glaciers and ice shelves of Antarctica and were even crucial to the recent collapse of one ice shelf. While most research into Antarctic ice melt has concentrated on the impacts of warming ocean waters that are eating away at the ice from below, a new continent-wide survey shows that these surface meltwater drainage systems are much more prevalent around the continent than was previously thought. The systems, described in two new studies...
  • "Bring it on": Students sue Trump administration over climate change

    04/21/2017 5:27:36 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 58 replies
    CBS News ^ | 04/21/2017 | JOHN BLACKSTONE
    Avery McRae has been passionate about the environment for half a lifetime, and she’s been worried about climate change since kindergarten. Now, at 11, she is really getting serious. She recently signed on to sue President Trump and the U.S. government. “Trump is not doing anything to help stop climate change,” she says. “He’s a climate change denier, and we’re gonna prove that to the world!”
  • Clean Coal: Carbon Capture and Enhanced Oil Recovery

    04/20/2017 6:58:10 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    warrs up with that? ^ | April 18, 2017 | David Middleton
    Guest post by David Middleton THE 240MWE FACILITY IS THE LARGEST POST-COMBUSTION CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT IN THE WORLD WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture project, which was completed on-schedule and on-budget. The large-scale demonstration project, located at the W.A. Parish power plant in Thompsons, Texas, is a joint venture between NRG Energy (NRG) and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (JX).“I commend all those who contributed to this major achievement,” said Secretary Perry. “While the Petra Nova...
  • L A Times ... deceptively hides ... US massive reduction of reducction of emissions (truc)

    04/17/2017 11:15:49 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 5 replies
    warrs up with that? ^ | April 17, 2017 | Guest essay by Larry Hamlin
    An April 16, 2017 L A Times article entitled “Climate goal in peril” presents a graph which portrays US greenhouse gas emission reductions as falling short of Obama’s voluntary and unenforceable 2015 Paris agreement pledge.The L A Times article graph very selectively presents US greenhouse gas emissions data for years 2011 through 2015 along with a projection for year 2025 versus Obama’s Paris agreement voluntary goal for that year.The graph also shows the minimal role (5%) that California Governor Brown’s massively costly and bureaucratically intrusive (imposed on tens of millions of California citizens) SB 32 greenhouse gas reduction targets play...
  • White Easter: Sweden wakes up to snow and record low temperatures

    04/16/2017 4:44:24 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 16 April 2017 07:55 CEST+02:00
    Easter Sunday got off to an unusually cold start across Sweden — with three weather records broken as some towns experienced their chilliest April night in decades. Southern Sweden saw unseasonably cold temperatures, with up to 10 cm of snow in northern Skĺne, Blekinge, Kronoberg, Halland and Kalmar. In Örebro, the mercury dropped to –14°C, making it the coldest April night since 1944, according to P4 Örebro. In Karlstad, Sweden’s meteorological institute SMHI said temperatures reached –9°C, meaning it was the coldest night of April since 1985. …
  • Trump Takes on the Obama “Climate Change” Agenda

    04/14/2017 9:17:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/14/17 | Roger Aronoff
    Trump is dismantling another of Obama’s key legacy items, a policy that the media desire to protect from the new Republican president The leftist mainstream media are outraged that President Donald Trump appears to be sticking to his campaign promise to “cancel” U.S. participation in the Paris climate accord. The headline in The Washington Post is “Trump’s energy review blocks Group of Seven from consensus.” Politico’s headline is “Trump’s climate demands roil U.S. allies.” This follows Trump’s recent actions to rescind the foundation of Barack Obama’s climate change obsession.
  • ‘Tell Your Friends … Icebergs Are Melting,’ Liberal CNN Guest Declares

    04/11/2017 5:38:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 11, 2017 | Randy Hall
    CNN apparently tried to be “fair and balanced” during the channel’s CNN Newsroom program on Tuesday morning, April 11, when co-hosts John Berman and Poppy Harlow moderated a debate that degenerated into an argument between political commentators Jeffrey Lord and Angela Rye that dealt with topics ranging from the relationship between America and Russia to global climate change. Rye’s comment to Lord came near the end of the segment, when she told him: “Climate change is a real thing. … Tell your friends that there are icebergs melting, OK? We have a real challenge, and your guy is dialing back...
  • Trump Refuses To Sign G7 Statement Endorsing Paris Climate Agreement

    04/11/2017 7:55:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/11/2017 | Michael Bastasch
    The U.S. refused to sign onto a statement with other G7 countries to commit to the implementation of the Paris climate agreement, which President Donald Trump promised to withdraw from on the campaign trail. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said the U.S. “is in the process of reviewing many of its policies and reserves its position on this issue, which will be communicated at a future date,” Italy’s industry and energy minister Carlo Calenda said in a statement. Calenda said other G7 members “reaffirmed their commitment towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement to effectively limit the increase in global...
  • Scientists Warn of Climate Apocalypse: CO2 Emissions Will Send Earth Back to ‘Triassic Period’

    04/09/2017 6:11:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 135 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/8/2017 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    The unchecked use of fossil fuels will produce a climate not seen since the Triassic period about 200 million years ago, researchers warn in a new report. The culprit for this unprecedented warming is atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), suggest researchers led by the University of Southampton in the UK, which by the year 2250 could reach levels equivalent to those of the “age of reptiles,” when dinosaurs roamed the earth. In their research, the researchers admit that CO2 levels are “much lower now” than they have been at other, hotter points in the earth’s history, yet they warn that levels...
  • A Brain-Invading Parasite Is Believed to Be Spreading Because of Climate Change

    04/08/2017 9:02:33 PM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | Apr. 8, 2017 | Rhett Jones
    Health officials in Hawaii have been warning residents not to touch snails or slugs with their bare hands because of an increase in cases of people coming into contact with a rare parasitic infection known as a rat lungworm. Experts are blaming its sudden spread across the United States on climate change and globalization.
  • Poll: Voters Don't Support Donald Trump's Climate Change Agenda

    04/06/2017 9:52:57 PM PDT · by Innovative · 65 replies
    Time Mag. ^ | Apr. 6, 2017 | Justin Worland
    The survey, conducted by Quinnipiac University, found that 66% of voters are "very concerned" or "somewhat concerned" that climate change will harm them or their family personally. And voters said they want those views reflected in policy. More than three fifths of voters — 62% — opposed Trump's targeting of regulations intended to fight climate change. A total of 72% of respondents said the government should not cut funding for scientific research—something proposed by the White House. The survey, conducted by Quinnipiac University, found that 66% of voters are "very concerned" or "somewhat concerned" that climate change will harm them...