Enviros unhappy with Mayor Gloomberg’s Climate Maginot Line — Levees should be 25% higher

And then there’s the contracting corruption… Continue reading Enviros unhappy with Mayor Gloomberg’s Climate Maginot Line — Levees should be 25% higher

Okla. congressman wants Obama apology for spending 30x more on global warming than weather forecasting and warning

MSNBC reports Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) said: Continue reading Okla. congressman wants Obama apology for spending 30x more on global warming than weather forecasting and warning

PBS NewsHour: CO2 Very Bad… except when plants use it to grow better

In the PBS NewsHour’s brief news wrap feature on May 10, its viewers received “grim” news of a worldwide rise of CO2 levels, and were treated to similar news again on Monday (6th paragraph). As I reported last year right here at JS, that’s all we’ve ever heard from them about global warming. But did a particular admission in their climate change report last night undermine their entire narrative? Continue reading PBS NewsHour: CO2 Very Bad… except when plants use it to grow better

BP forecast: Oil will remain king for transportation through 2030

Also… “U.S. oil production growth was the largest in the world last year, showing that despite some suggestions to the contrary, crude is plentiful, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley said Wednesday.” Continue reading BP forecast: Oil will remain king for transportation through 2030

Witnesses Say EPA’s Forthcoming Ozone Standards Impossible to Meet

“Witnesses agreed that if EPA tightens the current ozone standard, many parts of the country will be unable to meet the new limit due to naturally-occurring or uncontrollable ozone.” Continue reading Witnesses Say EPA’s Forthcoming Ozone Standards Impossible to Meet

Oops… iron seeding of algal blooms to trap CO2 may backfire

A new study on the feeding habits of ocean microbes calls into question the potential use of algal blooms to trap carbon dioxide and offset rising global levels. Continue reading Oops… iron seeding of algal blooms to trap CO2 may backfire

Appellate court skeptical of Nanny Bloomberg soda ban

“Justice David Friedman said the city appeared to be asking for unprecedented authority to regulate all sorts of portion sizes, including ‘the number of doughnuts a person could eat, the number of scoops of ice cream’ and number of servings of fried chicken.” Continue reading Appellate court skeptical of Nanny Bloomberg soda ban

Climate talks collapse: Russia derails treaty track at UN climate summmit in Bonn.

For the UN climate conference in Bonn the bear to worry about was not Polar, but Russian. Continue reading Climate talks collapse: Russia derails treaty track at UN climate summmit in Bonn.