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China Burns Much More Coal Than Thought, Complicates COP21

New York Times BEIJING — China, the world’s leading emitter of greenhouse gases from coal, has been burning up to 17 percent more coal a year than the government previously disclosed, according to newly released data. The finding could complicate the already difficult efforts to limit global warming. Even for a country of China’s size, […]

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A banner calling attention to climate change is seen in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 28. Some 1,500 people marched to the Vatican in support of Pope Francis' recent encyclical on the environment. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

World’s bishops appeal to COP 21 delegates for ‘just and legally binding’ climate deal

National Catholic Reporter. The world’s bishops have a clear message for world leaders set, in barely a month, to enter the latest and perhaps most significant round of international climate negotiations: Get the deal done in Paris. In Rome on Monday, the heads of six continental bishops’ conferences, along with leaders of national conferences in […]

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Did A ‘Green’ Millionaire Persuade Sen. Ayotte To Support EPA’s Global Warming Rule?

By Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller EPA published a finalized version of its global warming rule in the Federal Register Friday and it wasn’t long before New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte bucked her own party and came out in support of the rule. “It’s so important that we protect New Hampshire’s beautiful environment for our […]

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France’s top weatherman sparks storm over book questioning climate change

By Henry Samuel, Telegraph Philippe Verdier, weather chief at France Televisions, the country’s state broadcaster, reportedly sent on “forced holiday” for releasing book accusing top climatologists of “taking the world hostage” Every night, France’s chief weatherman has told the nation how much wind, sun or rain they can expect the following day. Now Philippe Verdier, […]

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Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak in historic Alaska visit

By Jim Acosta, CNN Anchorage, Alaska (CNN)To hear the White House describe Alaska, the state has become the canary in the climate change coal mine, complete with raging wildfires, accelerating ice melt in the arctic, vanishing glaciers and whole villages forced to relocate away from rising seas. President Barack Obama will carry that urgent message […]

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Rise of sea levels is ‘the greatest lie ever told’

By Christopher Booker, The uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story, writes Christopher Booker. If one thing more than any other is used to justify proposals that the world must spend tens of trillions of dollars on combating global warming, […]

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Obama Commits US To Even Deeper CO2 Cuts To Appease UN

by Michael Bastasch, DailyCaller The Obama administration is unveiling a new regulatory agenda Monday that touts cuts to carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, all in an effort to show the U.S. is ready to “lead on climate action.” The announcement comes with less than five months until the United Nations climate summit in Paris this year. […]

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US President Barack Obama addresses an event with entrepreneurs from across the United States and around the world to highlight the importance of investing in women and young entrepreneurs to create innovative solutions to some of the worlds challenges, including poverty, climate change, extremism, as well as access to education and healthcare at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 11, 2015.    AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Unveil Tough Emission Cuts As Part Of Climate Change Actions

The cuts will be Obama’s toughest action yet to combat climate change. NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, White House officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to […]

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Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Says Obama Is ‘Dead Wrong’ On Global Warming

By Marc Morano, ClimateDepot Dr. Ivar Giaever, a Nobel Prize-Winner for physics in 1973, declared his dissent on man-made global warming claims at a Nobel forum on July 1, 2015. “I would say that basically global warming is a non-problem,” Dr. Giaever announced during his speech titled “Global Warming Revisited.” Giaever, a former professor at the School of […]

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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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