Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Best Michael Mann headline evah

Readers may recall Dr. Mann’s emotional hullabaloo over an NRO published Mark Steyn editorial here. NRO responded to Dr. Mann’s legal threat today, and the headline is priceless. NRO’s headline is succinct and to the point, I like it. Here’s the response from NRO editor Rich Lowry:

GISS responds to my complaint

As predicted, Gavin Schmidt did not respond, but I did get a nice letter from Dr. Reto Ruedy after Gavin forwarded the complaint. To his credit, Dr. Ruedy has now corrected the issue that I highlighted here. I appreciate his response. Some email addresses were redacted to prevent autospamming – Anthony From: Ruedy, Reto A.…

DC Circuit Tosses Out EPA’s Cross-State Pollution Rule

From the SPPI blog: DC Circuit Tosses Out EPA’s Pollution Rule Source: Madison Project Amidst Obama’s inexorable war on American energy, consumers, jobs, and prosperity, his EPA is in the process of promulgating 4 new pollution rules that will bury the coal industry and “necessarily” raise the price of electricity on American households. They are…

An active tropical Atlantic

The big worry of course is Tropical Storm Isaac, which may collide with Florida this coming week, just in time for the Republican National Convention in Tampa Monday. This from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The Atlantic Ocean is kicking into high gear with low pressure areas that have a chance at becoming tropical depressions, storms…