UK Paper: ‘Saving planet… will take man-on-the-moon commitment’ — But at least then we understood the physics!

The Guardian comments: Continue reading UK Paper: ‘Saving planet… will take man-on-the-moon commitment’ — But at least then we understood the physics!

WaPo sweats SCOTUS review of EPA authority over coal power plants — ‘pro-EPA outcome is far from guaranteed’

The WaPo editorializes: Continue reading WaPo sweats SCOTUS review of EPA authority over coal power plants — ‘pro-EPA outcome is far from guaranteed’

Revisiting IPCC Official’s “North Pole Melts after 50 million-year Freeze”; That’s Not his Only Problem.

James McCarthy, a senior IPCC official between 1997 and 2001, made a statement about Arctic ice melt in 2000 so erroneous that the New York Times needed to write a major retraction about its mention of it. Later in 2004, McCarthy was part of an ‘expert’ press briefing about “Global warming likely to continue spurring more outbreaks of intense hurricane activity”. In Donna Laframboise’s 2011 blog, she tells how that press briefing is tied straight to the infamous resignation of Chris Landsea from the IPCC. As many know, the predictions for hurricanes haven’t worked out so well lately. More recently, we are told McCarthy was involved in the origins of the idea that skeptic climate scientists are ‘paid shills working for the fossil fuel industry’. Continue reading Revisiting IPCC Official’s “North Pole Melts after 50 million-year Freeze”; That’s Not his Only Problem.

Senate GOP offers ‘The Top Ten Reasons The Government Shutdown Isn’t All Bad’ — Most involve EPA, environment

The Top Ten Reasons The Government Shutdown Isn’t All Bad Continue reading Senate GOP offers ‘The Top Ten Reasons The Government Shutdown Isn’t All Bad’ — Most involve EPA, environment

Climatologist Drama Queens: Government shutdown claimed to cause ‘irreversible damage’ to ‘decades of scientific research’

Hard to believe taxpayers have given $350 million to these whiners to do nonsense research that returns zero to taxpayers. Continue reading Climatologist Drama Queens: Government shutdown claimed to cause ‘irreversible damage’ to ‘decades of scientific research’

Dishonest: EPA chief says Obama climate plan not threatened by SCOTUS review of EPA authority over coal plants

About today’s Supreme Court decision to hear whether EPA can regulate stationary sources of CO2 (like power plants), Reuters reports: Continue reading Dishonest: EPA chief says Obama climate plan not threatened by SCOTUS review of EPA authority over coal plants

Sen. Malarkey claims shutdown prevents public from discussing EPA coal rules — But EPA propaganda tour ≠ discussion

BTW Ed, the EPA meetings are pro forma — i.e., designed to meet a coming court challenges to the rules, not to allow the public to weigh in. Continue reading Sen. Malarkey claims shutdown prevents public from discussing EPA coal rules — But EPA propaganda tour ≠ discussion

Sea Hysteria Run: Global warming to undermine oceans by 2100 — ‘ Truly scary to consider how vast these impacts will be’

The media release is below. Continue reading Sea Hysteria Run: Global warming to undermine oceans by 2100 — ‘ Truly scary to consider how vast these impacts will be’

Antarctic researchers whine about shutdown — But what do taxpayers get out of nonsense research anyway?

The New York Times reports: Continue reading Antarctic researchers whine about shutdown — But what do taxpayers get out of nonsense research anyway?