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4 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sunherald.com

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)

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

EurekAlert!

Replacing coal and oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming

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.

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The Post-Standard

We have a scientific consensus: Humans cause global warming

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Budget Director Shaun Donovan, left, and Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs David Agnew, speaks about a series of new actions being taken to support communities facing climate change during a meeting with state, local, and tribal leaders, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Weather, Opinion

The Age

Why the climate sceptics are wrong

A common refrain by climate sceptics that surface temperatures have not warmed over the past 17 years, implying climate models predicting otherwise are unreliable, has been refuted by new research led by James Risbey, a senior CSIRO researcher.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scientific American

Readers Respond to "Cosmic Dawn"

DARK MATTER AND STARS "The First Starlight," by Michael D. Lemonick, discusses the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the universe.

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OregonLive.com

Combat global warming by taxing carbon: Guest opinion

This month, energy experts from the United States, China, and 13 other nations released a report to the United Nations called "Pathways to Deep Decarbonization" offering practical paths for transitioning their countries away from fossil fuels.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

WFAA-TV Dallas

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Free Republic

Environmental Pessimism

This pessimism has little relation to scientific fact. Pessimism and scientific problems go hand-in-hand: interest groups exaggerate a problem's scale to push their agenda, and the media try to cash in by adopting the rhetoric of a disaster in progress.

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Related Topix: Activism, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Free Republic

Hand Guns are the New Segregation

Undocumented Intelligence wrote: Ransom wants to make climate change concern all about being liberal.

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Salon

Al Gore is the single-issue candidate we need

With Republican pundits speculating on the possibility of a third Mitt Romney bid for the White House, I think it's appropriate to mention another two-time presidential candidate whose moment has come in 2016 - Al Gore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Al Gore, US News, Mitt Romney

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Switched

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise From Australia's Ashes

As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia's carbon tax , a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen? What lessons can we learn? The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician - Julia Gillard - promised she wouldn't tax carbon , and then she broke that promise.

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Related Topix: Julia Gillard, George Bush, Kevin Rudd

WBTV

Fewer gas leaks found in cities with new pipes

Cities such as Indianapolis that regularly replace old natural gas lines have significantly fewer leaks than older urban areas where they don't, like Boston and New York City's Staten Island, according to a new study by Google and an environmental group.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Activism, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA

Examiner.com

Australia repeals fossil-fuel limits prior to Group of 20 meeting

Australia repealed its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution and became the first nation to turn its back on a tax based fight against global warming.

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Environmental News Network

Melting permafrost and Global Warming

You have probably heard that melting permafrost is a big contributor to increasing the levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, and that melting permafrost may even cause an unstoppable acceleration of global warming.

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Townhall

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, Opinion

Forbes.com

Why Deregulation Is Essential To Restoring Booming Economic Growth, And The American Dream

Last week, I discussed tax reform as the first component of a comprehensive agenda to restore booming economic growth, and the American Dream.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

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