climate change

More than 140 groups and individuals signed onto a Monday letter supporting President Donald Trump’s proposed climate panel to review recent studies on climate change. The letter’s signatories are composed of conservative think tanks, science groups, scientists such as Ivar Giaever, who won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1973, and others. Recent climate science
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) angrily denounced Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the rest of the Republicans for forcing Democrats to vote on the “Green New Deal” proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Schumer called the plan to force Democrats to vote on the climate change resolution a “sham” and a “diversion.” “I
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During a campaign event in Mason City, Iowa, on Friday, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) compared the “Green New Deal” to fighting Nazis and landing on the moon. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the non-binding Green New Deal resolution on Thursday. Booker and several other lawmakers co-sponsored the resolution, which is
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Germany plans on closing all its coal-fired power plants over the next two decades to fight global warming. However, it’s doubtful Germany’s anti-coal effort will have any measurable impact on global warming. Germans already pay about three times more for electricity than Americans thanks to taxes and green subsidies. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has
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Another major headline-grabbing climate study suggesting oceans have warmed faster than previously thought is full of “factual errors and misleading statements,” according to independent scientist Nic Lewis. Lewis challenged the climate paper’s central arguments that more recent estimates of ocean heat content (OHC) are higher than those cited in the United Nations’ 2014 climate report
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As massive wildfires ravaged dense areas of California last autumn, progressives and liberals alike placed blame for the tragedy on climate change. National Geographic said: “Climate change is making California’s fires bigger.” The Los Angeles Times declared: “Bigger wildfires. Worsening droughts. More disease. How Climate change is battering California.” The Washington Post dedicated an entire
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New York Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” won’t impact global warming, according to a climate model. It would only avert 0.14 degrees Celsius of projected warming by 2100 — that’s not even measurable. “The year-to-year variation is very close to the total amount of warming that would be ‘saved’ by 2100,” one scientist said. Democrats are
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Posted by: A.F. Branco in Political Cartoons December 18, 2018 Much of the recent climate-change research and models don’t quite line up with actual science according to some scientist who doesn’t drink the Mass hysteria Kool-aid. Political cartoon by A.F. Branco Cartoon ©2017. See more Branco toons HERE Get his latest book, “Make America
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California Gov. Jerry Brown excoriated the Trump administration’s “behavior” at the United Nations climate summit in Poland, arguing it did “not represent the people of the United States.” “The United States, I’m sorry to say, does not represent the people of the United States,” Brown said in a video address to U.N. delegates gathered in Katowice
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A new report finds that climate change-related regulation in Democratic-controlled states is negatively impacting minority communities, while not effectively lowering greenhouse gas emissions. The Pacific Research Institute (PRI) — a free-market think tank based in California — released a study that found California and New York’s approach to global warming is not working, and
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  by Michael Bastasch Should Democrats win control of the House this election, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will ask her caucus to create a select committee on climate change similar to the now-defunct panel behind the failed effort to pass cap-and-trade legislation. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Pelosi said the committee would “‘prepare the way
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most destructive books of the last century, The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich. The 1968 doomsday bestseller generated hysteria over the future of the world and the earth’s waning ability to sustain human life, as Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich offered a series of alarming predictions
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Global warming is fueling the growth of plants, which means that allergy sufferers can expect more pollen, and in turn more sneezing and red, itchy eyes, according to a new report by CBS News. Warming global temperatures mean “another tough season for allergy sufferers,” CBS warns, as “warm weather is arriving up to 20 days
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Street artist Sabo plastered California buildings and benches with fake movie posters featuring actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and disgraced mega-producer Harvey Weinstein standing next to each other, a near-mirror image of the film art for Schwarzenegger’s 1988 comedy classic Twins.  The faux film posters see the former California governor wearing a “No Fossil Fuels” pin, while Weinstein (like Danny DeVito,
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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change is urging environmental activists to address the “gendered impacts” of climate change, especially its effects on women and girls. In a recent post on Twitter, Catherine McKenna, the 47-year-old Trudeau appointee from Canada’s Liberal Party, called on followers to “consider the gendered impacts of climate change on women,
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