ExxonMobil lawyer to management: “As stupid as they appear, they’re actually very good at paperwork” [quote from Old School, click the image to watch the clip].
The EPA should be forced to prove its greenhouse gas endangerment finding.
Man-made… but matches, not CO2.
Dunno. The Earth is a big place. Lots of ocean coverage. Fifty years covers a lot of space-time. But the data coverage of this study looks pretty sparse.
That giant sucking sound is the black hole-like collapse of the notion that today’s climate is warming far more rapidly than in the past. Too bad for the (below) Guardian headline from a couple days ago.
But… but… why did New Zealand cool in the first place? Is that consistent with global warming?
The state of climate science is perfectly captured by this media release.
I almost spit up my morning cup of liberal tears when I read the WaPo editorial this morning on Trump’s firing of ex-Acting AG Sally Yates.
“Our work shows that the terrestrial biosphere might have greater potential than previously thought to mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon emissions from fossil fuels.”
What sea-level rise?
“EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt yesterday sent 242 pages of responses to questions from Democratic senators, doubling down on his stances that the severity of climate change is up for debate and that the agency he would run has overstepped its congressional mandate.”