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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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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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Embarrassing Predictions Haunt the Global-Warming Industry

By: Alex Newman. It is often said that non-scientists must rely on “expert opinion” to determine whether claims on alleged “catastrophic man-made global warming” are true. Putting aside the fact that there is no global-warming “consensus” among experts, one does not have to be a scientist, or even proficient in science, to be able to review […]

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The Green Blob Unveiled: How UK Energy Policy is Bought With American Billionaires’ Cash

When Owen Paterson was sacked from his position as Environment Secretary back in June, he blamed the ‘Green Blob’ – a conglomeration of “powerful, self-serving” environmental lobbyists. Now an investigation by the Mail on Sunday has given shape to that blob, identifying the foundations that give well over half a billion pounds a year to […]

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Separation of Powers Alert: Obama Seeks Climate ‘Treaty’ without Senate Ratification

By Marlo Lewis – “The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress,” Coral Davenport reports in the New York Times. Were you surprised? In domestic climate policy, Team Obama routinely flouts the separation of powers. Their M.O. from […]

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Dishonest global warming reports are good, as long as they promote certain agenda, paper says

by: J. D. Heyes.  (NaturalNews) According to a pair of economists who have recently published a peer-reviewed paper in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, lying about climate change in order to advance an extremist environmental agenda is a great idea.As reported by Breitbart News, the authors — Assistant Professors of Economics Fuhai Hong and Xiaojian Zhao […]

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Obama administration hides use of bad science

The only thing that is clear is its motive for opacity. By: Marita Noon Six years later, we know that President Obama’s pledge to run the most transparent administration in history was merely a campaign promise, a White House talking point, and not a statement of management style. We’ve seen a series of highly publicscandals—Fast and Furious, Benghazi, […]

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Global Warming’s Upside-Down Narrative

By Bjorn Lomborg – When politicians around the world tell the story of global warming, they cast it as humanity’s greatest challenge. But they also promise that it is a challenge that they can meet at low cost, while improving the world in countless other ways. We now know that is nonsense. Political heavyweights from […]

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Feds spent $700,000 on a Climate Change Musical

By Michael Bastasch – It looks like the National Science Foundation has been handing out grants for some unorthodox research projects, according to House Republicans. This includes $700,000 in funding for a climate change musical. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith questioned White House science czar John Holdren in a Thursday hearing over whether or […]

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Senate Republicans Accuse Dems of using ‘Climate Talkathon’ to suck up to Megadonor

Obama has said that if Congress does not pass a substantive climate bill, he will use executive orders to implement one By Michael Bastasch – Shortly after Democrats held a 14-hour “Climate Talkathon,” Republicans took to the Senate floor to slam Democratic calls for climate regulations that would raise energy costs for families. Alaska Republican […]

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"Extreme weather" does not justify extreme political agenda (Opinion from Sen. Jeff Sessions)

By Senator Jeff Sessions It has been eight years since the last major hurricane struck the United States—a lull that experts call an “extended and intense hurricane drought,” the longest such drought since reliable records began in the 19th century. This is welcome news for Alabamians. The nation still remembers Hurricane Camille (a Category 5 […]

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IPCC AR5 full final draft report Released

The United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change has released a “final draft” of their 5th Assessment Report on the “threat” of climate change. Additional connected documents include a “fact sheet,” a new Summary for policy Makers and a short 2-pager that answers questions about the report. See ClimateChange2013.org for more.    

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World's top climate scientists told to 'cover up' the fact that the Earth's temperature hasn't risen for the last 15 years

By: Tamara Cohen Scientists working on the most authoritative  study on climate change were urged to cover up the fact that the world’s  temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years, it is claimed.  A leaked copy of a United Nations report,  compiled by hundreds of scientists, shows politicians in Belgium, Germany,  Hungary and the […]

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Why Republicans (And Others) Place A Low Priority On Global Warming

By: James Taylor. Global warming typically ranks dead last when the Pew Research Center asks voters to list the “top priorities for the president and Congress” each year. Yet the New York Times and other major media strain to keep the global warming movement alive by carefully ignoring global warming “skeptics,” and giving undeserved coverage […]

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