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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Bookmonger: Portland professor connects Cold War with global warming

I wouldn't characterize "Behind the Curve" as a great summer read. But how could I ignore this book by Reed College professor Joshua P. Howe, which takes a hard look at the scientific study of global climate change and how the phenomenon has been variously interpreted, ignored and embraced by policy makers at various levels over the last half ... (more)


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5 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Mismanagement, Not Global Warming, Caused Chicago Sewage Overflows

Global warming is not the reason why Chicago's 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people's basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the contrary.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Chicago, IL, Weather

9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Oxfam Joins The Global Warming Shakedown

Oxfam International , a UK-based non-profit, changed its mission to ending poverty and injustice.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Agriculture, Science, Conservative Political News, US News

13 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Canada's cities lead on climate action

Amid the dire warnings about global warming's impacts, what's often overlooked is that actions to reduce or prevent them will lead to livable communities, improved air quality, protection of natural spaces and greater economic efficiency, to name just a few benefits.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

17 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Survey: Strong Support for Global Warming Law Tempered by Concerns About Gas, Electricity Prices

More specifically, strong majorities support two aspects of the state's efforts to address global warming: a requirement that oil companies produce cleaner transportation fuels, and the goal that a third of California's electricity come from renewable energy sources.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Smartphone charging spews out megatons of greenhouse gases

For the first time, smartphone shipments have reached 1 billion . That probably means a lot of calling, texting, and app use.


Free Republic

130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'


Related Topix: Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican

Christian Science Monitor

A pause in global warming? Studies try to better explain what's happened.

Vacationers enjoy the warm and sunny weather Tuesday, July 22, 2014, along the dunes at Silver Beach off Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, Mich.


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The Brad Blog

Aborted Statewide Controllers Race 'Recount' Reveals Its a Great Time to Steal a CA Election

A Rightwing caller's admission in response to Brad on a radio show in NC underscores unparalleled propaganda power of Fox 'News'... HBO's fake news show Last Week Tonight offered smarter coverage than you're likely to see anywhere else... Another Zombie Myth that just won't die gets knocked down again...for now...even as its persistence continues ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, North Carolina

Africa: Growth, Global Warming Threaten African Species

Researchers meeting in Cameroon say Africa may lose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century due to global warming, population growth and unregulated development.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Africa

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Observer

Court endorses Illinois electricity surcharge

The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a state plan to charge electricity customers an estimated $1 to $1.40 a month to help pay for the long-delayed project.


Related Topix: Illinois, Department of Energy

The Sand Trap

Summer gets a Polar Vortex

Too many real scientists that won't buy into this as hard as you seem to have. Lol, one might argue it's you with your head in the sand.



Studies Sound Red Alert On Beef's Global Warming Toll

The best way to cut your food-related carbon footprint is probably not to eat any meat, but if you're not willing to go that far a new study breaks down the greenhouse gas emissions of different types of meat and beef is by far the worst.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

Global warming 'pause' was a natural fluctuation, scientists say

Climate change skeptics have suggested a recent slowdown in the warming of the Earth is evidence that global warming is a farce and that climate models can't be trusted, but new research suggests the slowdown, or "pause," was not a significant disruption of larger trends.


Science, Industry and Business

Global warming 'pause' reflects natural fluctuation

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature, according to research by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.


The Heartland Institute

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Science Daily

Climate: Meat turns up the heat as livestock emit greenhouse gases

Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Environment, Science, Pork

Science Daily

Replacing coal, oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming, expert argues

Both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

USA Today

Poll: 60% back carbon tax if used for renewables

Poll: 60% back carbon tax if used for renewables Americans oppose carbon tax - unless the money is returned to them or used for renewables.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Environment, Science, Bard College, Agriculture