Archive | June, 2015

China cracks down on environmental protection, arrests thousands suspected of environmental crimes

By Becca Stanek China is getting serious about protecting the environment and expects its citizens to follow suit — or pay the price. China’s Environment Minister Chen Jining told parliament on Monday that Chinese police arrested thousands of people suspected of committing environmental crimes in the last year. Jining reported that, in total, 2,080 criminal cases […]

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IPCC Ignores its Own Findings on Stratospheric Cooling

Written by Steven Capozzola The IPCC claims that stratospheric cooling disproves solar-driven warming, but they acknowledge that this cooling was caused by ozone depletion. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is awfully certain that solar activity doesn’t meaningfully impact climate. In fact, their 2014 Synthesis Report Summary for Policymakers offers only one passing reference […]

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Senator: Use RICO Laws to Prosecute Global Warming Skeptics

By Mark Hemingway,  WeeklyStandard Writing in the Washington Post, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island, offered a curious suggestion for dealing with global warming skeptics: In 2006, Judge Gladys Kessler of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia decided that the tobacco companies’ fraudulent campaign amounted to a racketeering enterprise. According […]

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