Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

New Jersey announces intent to pull out of RGGI cap and trade – Christie strikes major blow

In a press conference moments ago in Trenton, Gov. Christie announced his support for repealing the state’s cap-and-trade law and withdrawing from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a 10-state regional compact in the Northeast that implements a cap-and-trade energy … Continue reading

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Posted in Cap-and-trade, Politics | 65 Comments

Evidence that early Antarctic Circumpolar Current development affected global climate

From NSF: Significant Role of Oceans in Onset of Ancient Global Cooling Aerial view of the drillship JOIDES Resolution. Credit and Larger Version May 26, 2011 Thirty-eight million years ago, tropical jungles thrived in what are now the cornfields of … Continue reading

Posted in Oceans, Paleoclimatology | 57 Comments

Obama snubs Royal Society, plays ping pong

Post by Ryan Maue: The British media continues to mock and criticize the President, which has been petty and unfair in some respects.  But how do we reconcile this?  From the UK Telegraph Barack Obama snubs British scientists by refusing … Continue reading

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Nursing their wounds with salt

Royal Society Bemoans Freedom of Scientific Information This is a collection of articles related to the In an interview with the Guardian by Sir Paul Nurse of the Royal Society that in connection with FOI: I have been told of … Continue reading

Posted in FOI, Ridiculae | 95 Comments