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2 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

UHI - worse than we thought

Remember when I measured the UHI in Reno, NV ? It seems the normally alarmist "Climate Central" is just now getting around to recognizing UHI, but of course, they have to put in the obligatory disclaimer that it cannot possibly contribute to the global warming signal.


Related Topix: Reno, NV

6 hrs ago | York Press

Fracking claims refuted by opponent groups

A REPORT claiming a controversial drilling technique would not be as visually intrusive as a wind farm or solar farm has been slammed by those against the process.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Activism

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NASA's freaky photo of shrinking glacier

"You can't just look at the rapid retreat you see in these images and say that it is entirely natural or entirely due to human-caused global warming," explained University of Alaska glaciologist Martin Truffer.


Related Topix: Activism, Yakutat, AK, Geology, Science

Hispanic Business

Faith Groups Divest From Fossil Fuels

Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

National Journal

How Will Latino Voters Change the Global Warming Fight?

An analysis of nine polls tracking Hispanic voter preference released Wednesday shows that Hispanics are increasingly anxious about global warming and environmental conservation.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Activism, Immigration Reform, Non-Profit

The Daily Caller

ANALYSIS: Growth, Not Global Warming, To Blame For Disaster Damage

These days it seems like any time a storm rears its ugly head pundits declare that global warming is to blame.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Conservative Political News

American Thinker

Climate-Cooling Policies threaten Food Supplies

A warmer, wetter climate with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would undoubtedly produce more plant growth and more food.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Declining Relative Humidity Is Defying Global Warming Models

I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Activism, Dartmouth College, Syracuse University

Science Daily

Exporting US coal to Asia could drop emissions 21 percent

Under the right scenario, exporting US coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning it at less energy-efficient US plants.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumGOODBYE, Norma Jean

Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Environment

The Orlando Sentinel

Scott briefly sits with climate scientists

After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida State University, Eckerd College, University of Miami, Florida


Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 percent by 2100: ADB

Climate change will cut South Asia's growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: 9, Agriculture, Science, Weather

Science Blog

Why global warming is taking a break

The average temperature on Earth has barely risen over the past 16 years. ETH researchers have now found out why.

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Tire Business

EPA proposes HFC-134a phase-out

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to ban the use of HFC-134a as a motor-vehicle air-conditioning system refrigerant starting with model-year 2021 new vehicles.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Science Daily

Ocean warming could drive heavy rain bands toward poles

In a world warmed by rising atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, precipitation patterns are going to change because of two factors: one, warmer air can hold more water; and two, changing atmospheric circulation patterns will shift where rain falls.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Science Daily

Did an exceptional iceberg sink the Titanic?

While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new paper points to two other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual.


Related Topix: Weather

American Reporter

The Great DebateREP. Ryan, at Ralph Reed Confab, Turns Down a Bible

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2011 -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech on May 23 in Washington, D.C., in which he said, "I envision an Israel that can dedicate even more of its creative and scientific talents to help solve some of the great challenges of the day, foremost of which is finding a clean and affordable substitute ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Environment, Science, Terrorism, Saudi Arabia

The New Zealand Herald

Mega Aussie solar project falls on global warming doubts

Komekurayama Solar Power Plant is a 10-megawatt photovoltaic power station in Japan.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Washington Times

Going down in flames in the war on fossil fuels

It's been a bad year for Al Gore and his global warming buddies. The president of the United States complains that the water off Martha's Vineyard is too cold; New Yorkers are suffering through the coldest summer in memory; and to top it off, recent data contradict that global warming can be countered in any significant way by a domestic war on ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, New York, Oil Spill, Alternative Energy, Energy

Border Mail

Mick McGlone | Avoiding the barbed wire, I think our climate is in strife

A BLOKE who stands astride a barbed-wire fence, with a foot in each paddock and unable to pick which paddock he wants to stand in, is asking for trouble.

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Related Topix: Activism, Environment, Science, Agriculture