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EPA Biofuel Policy In Shambles, So It Mandates More Ethanol

Despite complaints from the oil industry, livestock producers, environmental groups and a whole host of others, the Environmental Protection Agency has increased the amount of biofuels refiners are required to blend into the fuel supply every year. The agency two years late, and mandating that 17.40 billion gallons of biofuels — cellulosic, biomass-based and advanced […]

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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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'Where's the global warming?' Expert says public are growing sceptical of climate change

By: Levi Winchester. THE PUBLIC are becoming ever more sceptical of climate change as they begin to ask ‘where is the global warming we were promised?’, a leading scientist has claimed. This week saw the 18th anniversary since the Earth’s temperature last rose – something that Dr Benny Peiser, from the Global Warming Policy Forum, […]

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NOAA’s temperature control knob for the past, the present, and maybe the future – July 1936 now hottest month again

By: Anthony Watts. Two years ago during the scorching summer of 2012, July 1936 lost its place on the leaderboard and July 2012 became the hottest month on record in the United States. Now, as if by magic, and according to NOAA’s own data, July 1936 is now the hottest month on record again. The past, […]

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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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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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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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Dem Resolution Warns Climate Change Could Push Women To 'Transactional Sex'

By Pete Kasperowicz Several House Democrats are calling on Congress to recognize that climate change is hurting women more than men, and could even drive poor women to “transactional sex” for survival. The Resolution, from Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and a dozen other Democrats, says the results of climate change include drought and reduced agricultural […]

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Climate scientists struggle to explain warming slowdown

By: By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle (Reuters) – Scientists are struggling to explain a slowdown in climate change that has exposed gaps in their understanding and defies a rise in global greenhouse gas emissions. Often focused on century-long trends, most climate models failed to predict that the temperature rise would slow, starting around 2000. Scientists […]

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In Their Own Words: Climate Alarmists Debunk Their "Science"

By: Larry Bell President Obama has put salvation from dreaded climate catastrophes on his action agenda hot list. During his inaugural address he said: “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” He went on to shame anyone who disagrees […]

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Astronauts Condemn NASA’s Global Warming Endorsement

By Paul Bedard In an unprecedented slap at NASA’s endorsement of global warming science, nearly 50 former astronauts and scientists–including the ex-boss of the Johnson Space Center–claim the agency is on the wrong side of science and must change course or ruin the reputation of the world’s top space agency. Challenging statements from NASA that […]

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