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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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Cheap oil hides global-warming fee, for now

By Dan McSwain, utsandiego.com A new state fee on gasoline designed to combat global warming arrived at the corner gas station on New Year’s Day, but tumbling oil prices are likely to insulate consumers for the time being. It’s a lucky break for lawmakers who, concerned about political backlash, made a failed attempt to delay […]

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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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Global Climate Scam needs your Help!

Global Climate Scam has been bringing the world the latest news debunking the global warming myths since 2007, engaging in billboard, TV and internet video ad campaigns, aggregating global warming news, providing action items and building effective coalitions to stop the global warming madness from hurting ordinary Americans. The effort is supported by our parent […]

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Climate Change Will Cause Rape and Murder and Assault and Robbery and Larceny and Make People Steal Your Car

By Charles CW Cooke This, from Mother Jones, is what people who are losing the argument look like: Study: Global Warming Will Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099 Global warming isn’t just going to melt the Arctic and flood our cities—it’s also going to make Americans more likely to kill each other. That’s the conclusion of […]

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How Much Warming Will the President’s Plan Avert? (Hint: It’s way too small to be detected or verified)

By Marlo Lewis President Obama unveiled his Climate Change Action Plan at Georgetown University today. As expected, the President advocated carbon dioxide (CO2) emission standards for new and existing coal-fired power plants, tough new energy efficiency standards for homes and appliances, and federal support for private renewable energy investment on public lands. Congress’s failure to approve his plan would have […]

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Here comes the sunny skies: President Obama Pivots to Climate Change

By Jennifer Harper There’s been so much stormy weather around the White House in recent weeks that it’s no wonder that President Obama has heeded the radar and returned to the familiar, vapid region of climate change. On Tuesday, Mr. Obama heads to Georgetown University in the nation’s capital to remind his green-minded pals, global […]

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European Cap-and-Trade Market takes a Nose-Dive

By Michael Bastasch The European Union’s cap-and-trade system took a huge hit on Thursday, with carbon prices plummeting a record 40 percent after a panel rejected a plan to delay emission permit sales to alleviate the overabundance of permits already in the system. “The market is panicking, really,” Daniel Rossetto, managing director of Climate Mundial, […]

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Obama vows to fight for climate action, make global warming a key 2012 issue

As the wheels are falling off the global warming bandwagon, Obama will double down? By Ben German President Obama is vowing to make the case for action on global warming during the 2012 campaign. “I suspect that over the next six months, this is going to be a debate that will become part of the […]

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Household Electricity Bills Skyrocket

Obama in 2008: “Under my plan… electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket.” By Dennis Cauchon Electric bills have skyrocketed in the last five years, a sharp reversal from a quarter-century when Americans enjoyed stable power bills even as they used more electricity. Households paid a record $1,419 on average for electricity in 2010, the fifth consecutive […]

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Durban: Wild ambit fails, but money flows. “Landmark” non legal something-arother agreed to.

By Jo Nova Good news. The talented strategists left the UNFCCC team before COP17 in Durban. The A-graders saw the trainwreck coming and moved on. Everyone knows it’s a herculean task to get 190-odd countries to sign anything, and with a typical pragmatical approach the UN drafting team have gone for … not just a […]

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Climate Skeptics Parachute into Climate Conference City Waving Climategate 2.0 Banners

From the Blaze On Tuesday, a skydiving team from the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) parachuted down on Toti beach, near the city where the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place. The skydivers carried two signs, one reading “Climategate 2.0 Science Not […]

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Collapse of Chicago Climate Exchange Means a Strategy Shift on Global Warming Curbs

The closing this week of the Chicago Climate Exchange, which was envisioned to be the key player in the trillion-dollar “cap and trade” market, was the final nail in the coffin of the Obama administration’s effort to pass the controversial program meant to combat global warming. “It is dead for the foreseeable future,” said Myron […]

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Global Warming Showdown: And Skeptics are Winning

U.N. prepares for urgent battle to extract $100 billion from U.S. By Michael F. Haverluck The U.S. and other developed nations are reconsidering their commitments to fight global warming before the upcoming 17th Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. The United Nations wants representatives of world governments and international organizations to advance its agenda […]

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