@Climate Depot: Climate change helped cause Brexit, says Al Gore

By Ian Johnston Enviro­nment Corresp­ondent Brexit was caused in part by climate change,­ former US Vice-​President Al Gore has said, warning that extreme weather is creating political instab­ility “the world will find extremely difficult to deal with”. Mr Gore, speaking at an event in which he previewed a sequel to his landmark 2006 docume­ntary, An Inconv­enient

Today: 23:10

@Paul Homewood: Fake News BBC Claim Record Temper­atures

By Paul Homewood   h/t Dave Ward   http://ww­w.bbc.co.­uk/news/s­cience-​enviro­nment-​39329304     According to the fake news BBC, large parts of the world had record warmth last year. (Note, although the BBC caption reads “in January this year”, fake news corresp­ondent Matt McGrath has not realised that this is NOAA’s map for the whole of 2015

Today: 22:41

@Climate Depot: DC Science March Organ­izers Racked By Infig­hting Over ‘Diver­sity’

The “March for Science” is being ripped apart by organ­izers who want to make gender and racial diversity the center of a march initially formed to push back against the Trump administ­ration’s allegedly “anti-​science” stance. Tensions over the march’s stance on diversity has caused some organ­izers to quit and many scien­tists to pledge not to attend

Today: 22:35

@DeSmogBlog: Improving Gas Mileage Will Cost up to 40 Percent Less than EPA Estim­ated: New Report

It may be far cheaper than previ­ously estimated for American car manufac­turers to meet fuel effic­iency standards — slashing green­house gas emiss­ions, improving air quality, and helping drivers keep the cost of filling their gas tanks low — because the Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) might have overest­imated the price tag on innov­ation by as much as 40 percent, a newly published

Today: 22:03

@Climate Progress : White House ignores anti-​lobbying law in desperate attempt to save its health care bill

Today: 22:01

@Watts Up With That?: Earth Hour suppo­rters propose ‘Carbon Law’

From the UNI­VERSITY OF MELBOURNE and “that ain’t gonna fly” depar­tment comes this wishful thinking for Earth Hour. A ‘carbon law’ offers pathway to halve emissions every decade, say resear­chers On the eve of this year’s Earth hour (25 March), resear­chers propose a solution in the journal Science (24 March) for the global economy to rapidly…

Today: 21:47

@Google: Changes to flight paths could reduce aircraft effect on climate The Guardian

The Guardian Changes to flight paths could reduce aircraft effect on climate The Guardian Small tweaks to flight paths could reduce the effects that aircraft have on climate by as much as 10%, a new study shows. For a roughly 1% increase in operating costs, airlines could make signif­icant climate change cuts by optim­ising their routes ...

Today: 21:30

@Google: Ignoring climate change's economic impact is foolhardy Chicago Sun-​Times

Chicago Sun-​Times Ignoring climate change's economic impact is foolhardy Chicago Sun-​Times Maldivian President Mohammed Nasheed signs a document calling on all countries to cut down their carbon dioxide emissions ahead of a major U.N. climate change confe­rence in December in Copen­hagen in Girif­ushi, Maldives, 2009. Gover­nment ministers ... How Trump Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ( Climate )…

Today: 21:27

@Climate Progress : Trump is an ineffe­ctive president for the same reason he was an effective candidate

Today: 21:11

@Climate Progress : Well, this is awkward

Today: 20:55

@Climate Depot: Sen. Inhofe says environm­entalist policies undermine US economy and national security

By KEVIN MOONEY, CONTRI­BUTOR • 3/23/17 2:19 PM Sen. James Inhofe, R-​Okla., has “some good news” for Americans who have been burdened by environ­mental regula­tions and the dubious scien­tific findings that have been used to justify those regula­tions. “Obama’s war on fossil fuels is tempor­arily over,” he said during a video presen­tation this morning addre­ssing

Today: 20:46

@Climate Progress : Did Trump assoc­iates collude with Russian operat­ives? Sean Spicer won’t rule it out.

Today: 20:41

@Climate Progress : White House says maternity care won’t be more expensive for women —if they’re on a family plan

Today: 20:12

@Google: Google Says Its Job Is to Promote Climate Change Consp­iracy Theories Gizmodo

Gizmodo Google Says Its Job Is to Promote Climate Change Consp­iracy Theories Gizmodo Yeste­rday, I wrote a short post about Google's Top Stories module. If you googled “great barrier reef” on Wedne­sday, you'd be presented with a Breitbart article filled with insane ravings about how climate change isn't real, featured at the very top in ... and more »

Today: 20:10

@Google: Terence Corcoran: Bill Morneau's big budget gap with the G20 on climate and trade Financial Post

Financial Post Terence Corcoran: Bill Morneau's big budget gap with the G20 on climate and trade Financial Post As a founding member, however, Canada is now strangely out of sync with the latest G20 declar­ations on the two most important issues facing global policy makers: climate change and free trade. Indeed, Morneau now finds himself touting Canada's ... and more »

Today: 20:01

@Climate Progress : House vote on Trumpcare gets delayed after a wave of Repub­lican defections

Today: 19:57

@robertscribbler: Arctic Entering Its Hottest Period in 2.5 Million Years as Last Remnants of Laure­ntide Melt Away

There are many ways to tell the Earth’s temper­ature. One is by measuring how warm the atmos­phere is near the surface. Another is to track the heat content of the world’s oceans. Still another is by taking account of melting glaciers and comparing thaw lines with times in the geolo­gical past. And according to new

Today: 19:39

@Google: Facing up to the truth about climate change Grainews

Grainews Facing up to the truth about climate change Grainews Yes, there are scien­tists who claim climate change is a hoax, or not caused by humans. But quoting them is like quoting Dr. Oz to justify the latest food fad. The majority of climate change scien­tists say that our climate is shifting, and that shift is ...

Today: 19:33

@And then there's physics: Based on Observ­ations Only!

The Global Warming Policy Found­ation (GWPF), who I’ve written about many times before, have released a report which they’ve described as [t]he World’s first state of the climate survey based on observ­ations only. I think it’s meant to the a …

Today: 19:30

@Climate Progress : Memo to FBI: If team Trump and Putin colluded, any money trail likely involves oil

Today: 18:42

@Jo Nova: Climate caused Brexit sayth the Gore

Righto. It’s time to blame climate change for causing British voters to vote against German rule of Britain.

Back when the climate was ideal, the Brits would have been happy to leave decisions about immigr­ation, fishing and light bulbs to their friends in Europe.

Instead, even though the world hasn’t warmed since the formation of the EU, it’s breaking up because of climate change.

Climate…

Today: 18:23

@Google: Scien­tists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It's eye-​opening. Vox

Vox Scien­tists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It's eye-​opening. Vox Back in 2015, the world's govern­ments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the very worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for backg­round on why, but that's the goal. For context, the planet has warmed ~1°C since the ... and more »

Today: 18:10

@Climate Progress : Trump’s pick for Secretary of Agricu­lture didn’t mention climate once during his hearing

Today: 18:07

@Google: Your vote in the 2016 election explains almost every­thing about your climate beliefs Vox

Vox Your vote in the 2016 election explains almost every­thing about your climate beliefs Vox As we wait for President Trump's long-​promised executive order disman­tling President Obama's restri­ctions on carbon pollution — part of his broader assault on Obama's environ­mental legacy — let's have another look at public opinion on climate change. How Trump Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the…

Today: 18:00

@Google: How Trump Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the (Climate) Bomb Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog) How Trump Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ( Climate ) Bomb Foreign Policy (blog) President Donald Trump is poised to evisc­erate his predec­essor's legacy on climate change with executive actions as early as this week, even though the world is throwing up increa­singly alarming signs of dangerous warning and key parts of the ... A conser­vative solution to climate

Today: 17:50

@Google: Exxon ordered to hand over Rex Tiller­son's secret emails to climate change prosec­utors The Indepe­ndent

The Indepe­ndent Exxon ordered to hand over Rex Tillerson's secret emails to climate change prosec­utors The Indepe­ndent Environme­ntalists have long warned that the need to stop producing the green­house gases causing climate change will mean oil and gas companies will be left with potent­ially billions of dollars of so-​called'st­randed assets' that they are not allowed to ... Plain­tiffs seek Wayne…

Today: 17:32

@Climate Depot: New Bill Protects ‘Global Warming’ Skeptics From Prosec­ution

A Maine lawmaker wants to protect people on both sides of the global warming debate from being prose­cuted by the attor­ney’s general office or punished by state agencies. Repub­lican state Rep. Larry Lockman intro­duced legisl­ation to “limit the attorney general’s ability to invest­igate or prosecute people based on their political speech, including their views on

Today: 17:06

@Google: Uncharted Terri­tory: Records continue to be broken as 2016 extreme climate trends continue in 2017 Carbon Clear (blog)

Carbon Clear (blog) Uncharted Terri­tory: Records continue to be broken as 2016 extreme climate trends continue in 2017 Carbon Clear (blog) Earlier this year it was widely reported that 2016 had been the hottest year ever. This week the World Meteoro­logical Organi­zation (WMO) published its annual statement on the state of the global climate , confi­rming that 2016 was indeed the hottest year ...

Today: 16:59

@Climate Progress : Paul Ryan adds useless and cruel work requir­ements to Medicaid

Today: 16:33

@Climate Progress : White House adviser uses attack by British-​born man in London to justify Trump’s Muslim ban

Today: 16:27


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