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

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

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"

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

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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Inhofe Comments on State of the Union Address

Inhofe Comments on State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. – Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works commented on President Obama’s State of the Union Address. “President Obama has clearly received the message that his global warming agenda is gone, dead, done with the American people – that’s why he was touting oil and […]

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Climate Change Skepticism Seeps into Science Classrooms

Climate Change Skepticism Seeps into Science Classrooms

[Interesting article, but the warmist bias of the writer is apparent] Some states have introduced education standards requiring teachers to defend the denial of man-made global warming. A national watchdog group says it will start monitoring classrooms By Neela Banerjee Reporting from Washington — A flash point has emerged in American science education that echoes […]

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Congress Reverses Light Bulb Ban… NOT

Congress Reverses Light Bulb Ban… NOT

By the P/O’d Patriot I, like many of you, did a few cartwheels when I noticed the headline on Drudge that said: “Congress Overturns Incandesenct Light Bulb Ban…” The dreaded “green” light bulb ‘mandate’ that was created in 2007 was dead! I began to proclaim the good news from the highest mountains in the land […]

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Household Electricity Bills Skyrocket

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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North Dakota Suing Minnesota Over Alleged Interstate Commerce Infringements.

From Plains Daily North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is announcing a lawsuit against the State of Minnesota over the latter state’s restrictions on using power from coal plants, among other sources. “It is unfortunate it has come to this. As Minnesota seeks to rebuild its economy, it will need energy,” said Stenehjem in a […]

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Promises of green jobs withering on vine

Subsidies fail to help sector take root By Ben Wolfgang The green-jobs revolution may be going up in smoke.Despite billions of dollars in federal investment and cheerleading from President Obama, even the most ardent supporters of a transformed, job-generating energy sector based largely on wind, solar and other renewable sources acknowledge that their dreams have […]

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