Arctic blast may blow in for Obama’s inauguration in Washington, D.C.

“Computer models are starting to come into agreement that a powerful arctic cold front will plunge southward Sunday, sending temperatures plummeting just in time for President Obama’s second inauguration Monday, January 21.” Continue reading Arctic blast may blow in for Obama’s inauguration in Washington, D.C.

Chevron CEO: Gov’ts more scared of high energy prices than global warming

“The day-to-day decisions being made (show) that concern about climate change is less than other concerns that they have.” Continue reading Chevron CEO: Gov’ts more scared of high energy prices than global warming

Harvard paper blames enviros, not Obama for cap-and-trade failure

Theda Skocpol also predicts Obama will not help enviros in his second term. He certainly didn’t mention climate at today’s press conference. Continue reading Harvard paper blames enviros, not Obama for cap-and-trade failure

Chow Down Seniors: Study gives 75+ eaters dietary get-out-of-jail-free card

Eating diets high in sugar and fat may not affect the health outcomes of older adults ages 75 and up. Continue reading Chow Down Seniors: Study gives 75+ eaters dietary get-out-of-jail-free card

Study: Most Arctic mammals to benefit from global warming

“The climate changes depicted by climatologists up to the year 2080 will benefit most mammals that live in northern Europe’s Arctic and sub-Arctic land areas today if they are able to reach their new climatic ranges. This is the conclusion drawn by ecologists at Umeå University in a recently published article in the journal Plos ONE.” Continue reading Study: Most Arctic mammals to benefit from global warming

NY Poised to Pass First Gun Bill Since Sandy Hook Shooting

“The tentative agreement would further restrict New York’s ban on assault weapons, limit the size of magazines to seven bullets, down from the current 10, and enact more stringent background checks for sales. Other elements, pushed by Republicans, would refine a mental health law to make it easier to confine people determined to be a threat to themselves or others.” Continue reading NY Poised to Pass First Gun Bill Since Sandy Hook Shooting