• Trump Dropping Climate Change Impact From Government Reviews

    • Date: 15/03/17
    • Olivia Beavers, The Hill

    President Trump plans to drop climate change as a factor in making government decisions, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The move, which would reportedly cover environmental reviews of appliance standards, industry regulations and pipeline projects, would largely reverse how the Obama administration addressed climate change. Former President Obama required government agencies to submit formal environmental reviews that factored […]

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  • ‘The Blob’ Is Back: Unusually Warm Waters Along Pacific Coast Have Returned

    • Date: 14/03/17
    • NewsDeeply

    The Blob is back. Unusually warm waters along the Pacific Coast, dubbed “the Blob,” have severely disrupted weather and wildlife since 2014. Meteorologist Nicholas Bond explains the phenomenon. This illustration of temperature in the northeast Pacific shows the status of the “Blob,” a warm-water phenomenon, as of September 2016.Image courtesy NOAA Since 2014, a mass of […]

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  • Surprise, Surprise: Winter Snow Storm Stella Blamed On Global Warming

    • Date: 14/03/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Winter Storm Stella hasn’t even struck the northeastern U.S., but that hasn’t stopped at least one media pundit from linking the storm to man-made global warming. A resident shovels snow away from the entrance to his home in Union City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from Midtown Manhattan, after the second-biggest winter storm in […]

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  • World Leaders Conspire To Keep Trump In The Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 13/03/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    European leaders are quietly building a coalition of countries to pressure the Trump administration to not withdraw from the Paris agreement and meeting with White House officials, looking for the right argument to sway the U.S. president. A coalition led by Germany, France and Italy has reached out to “Canada and China, as well as […]

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  • EPA Chief Calls Paris Agreement ‘A Bad Deal’ Amid Internal White House Struggle

    • Date: 11/03/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt weighed in on an issue the Trump administration has been silent on since taking the reins of government in January. Pruitt said the Paris climate agreement was “a bad deal” that should have been treated by the Obama administration as a treaty, instead of an executive agreement. “I […]

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  • New EPA Head Stacks Agency With Climate Sceptics

    • Date: 08/03/17
    • Carol Davenport, The New York Times

    Scott Pruitt, the new head of EPA, has moved to stock the top offices of the agency with like-minded conservatives — many of them skeptics of climate change and all of them intent on rolling back environmental regulations that they see as overly intrusive and harmful to business. Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, […]

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  • Global Warming Slowdown? The Argument Is As Clear As An Unseasonal Blizzard

    • Date: 05/03/17
    • Robert Matthews, The National

    The argument over the strength of global warming shows how difficult climate research really is. The recent run of chilly rain and snow in the UAE seems to affirm the UN’s admission in 2013 of a decline in temperature rises. But the complexities of time and maths make it hard for scientists to say whether […]

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  • White House Proposes Steep Budget Cut To NOAA

    • Date: 04/03/17
    • The Washington Post

    The Trump administration is seeking to slash the budget of one of the government’s premier climate science agencies by 17 percent, delivering steep cuts to research funding and satellite programs, according to a four-page budget memo obtained by The Washington Post. The proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration would also eliminate funding for a variety of smaller […]

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