• White House Considers Breaking Trump’s Promise To Withdraw From The Paris Agreement

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

    The White House is still deciding whether or not it will honor one of President Donald Trump’s biggest campaign promises regarding energy policy — to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “Trump’s advisers have not yet fleshed out a detailed position on whether the U.S. should stay in the Paris agreement,” a source told Politico. The […]

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  • Brian Rogers: The Environmentalist Left’s New Agenda

    • Date: 01/03/17
    • Brian Rogers, RealClearEnergy

    Following the Republican sweep in last year’s election, the Environmentalist Left is now experiencing a total meltdown. “World War III is well and truly underway. And we are losing,” wrote Bill McKibben, founder of the climate activist group 350.org, and a key member of the Democrats’ platform committee last year. Indeed, as President Trump and […]

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  • Humans Spark 84% Of American Wildfires, Study Finds

    • Date: 28/02/17
    • Bradley J. Fikes, San Diego Union Tribune

    People have started 84 percent of U.S. wildfires and 97 percent of wildfires in coastal California and the Central Valley, according to a new study led by scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder. Human-started fires nationwide accounted for 44 percent of the total area of 89,339,131 acres burned over the last two decades. These […]

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  • Roger W Cohen, 1939-2016

    • Date: 27/02/17
    • Martin P. Fricke, Laurence I. Gould and William Happer

    Dr. Roger W. Cohen, a highly regarded physicist, with major contributions to materials science and industrial management, was born on December 12, 1939,in Perth Amboy, NJ. His high school years were spent in Plainfield NJ, where he attended Wardlaw Country Day school. He passed away, following a courageous battle with a brain tumor, on September 10, 2016 […]

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  • Renewable Energy Fiasco: Global Hydropower Boom Increases Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    • Date: 26/02/17
    • Claire Salisbury, Asia Times

    Reservoirs emit significant greenhouse gases planet-wide, study finds; researchers urge that new hydropower projects not be christened with green energy label. Fom the Amazon Basin to boreal forests, and from the Mekong to the Himalayan foothills, rivers worldwide are being targeted for major new dams in a global hydropower boom that also aims to supply drinking water to exploding […]

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  • Climate Models Are Warming Earth Two Times Faster Than Reality

    • Date: 23/02/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Climate models show twice as much warming during the 21st Century than what’s actually been observed, according to a new report highlighting the limitations of global climate models, or GCMs. “So far in the 21st century, the GCMs are warming, on average, about a factor of 2 faster than the observed temperature increase,” Dr. Judith […]

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  • U.S. Congress Slashes Funding For NASA’s Global Warming Research

    • Date: 21/02/17
    • Andrew Follett,The Daily Caller

    The U.S. Senate passed legislation recently cutting funding for NASA’s global warming research. The House is expected to pass the bill, and President Trump will likely sign it. Supporters say it “re-balances” NASA’s budget back toward space exploration and away from global warming and earth science research. Republicans plan to end the more than $2 billion NASA […]

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  • Scott Pruitt’s Back-to-Basics Agenda for the EPA

    • Date: 18/02/17
    • Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal

    The new administrator plans to follow his statutory mandate—clean air and water—and to respect states’ rights. ILLUSTRATION: KEN FALLIN Republican presidents tend to nominate one of two types of administrator to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The first is the centrist—think Christie Todd Whitman (2001-03)—who might be equally at home in a Democratic administration. The […]

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