Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

Study: U.S. droughts can be explained by ocean forcing

Sea surface temperature can nudge the atmosphere into conditions, subsequently exacerbated or moderated by atmospheric variability, that can lead to drought. In this paper, authors Richard Seager (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University) and Martin Hoerling (NOAA ESRL) examine the causes … Continue reading

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Three Global Warming Skeptics Win Awards

Recipients to be recognized at the 9th International Conference on Climate Change for Speaking Truth to Power, Whistleblowing, and the Defense of Science A total of nine awards will be handed out during plenary sessions at the conference, the largest … Continue reading

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The Greatest Climate Myths of All – Part 1

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism At the website deceptively named SkepticalScience, they list “Climate Changed Before” as the … Continue reading

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Fixing our dictatorial EPA

 EPA, White House and activists must no longer deceive America and rule by executive fiat Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Last year, Congress enacted 72 new laws and federal agencies promulgated 3,659 new rules, imposing $1.86 trillion in annual regulatory … Continue reading

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Crackdown: India Curbs Greenpeace Funding

The Hindu, 19 June 2014Varghese K GeorgeIndian Home Ministry places curbs on each foreign donationFollowing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report that alleged foreign-funded NGOs were creating obstacles to India’s economic growth, the Home Ministry has clamped down on Greenpeace, an … Continue reading

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A peer reviewed Nuccitelli smackdown

Reply to “Comment on ‘Cosmic-ray-driven reaction and greenhouse effect of halogenated molecules: Culprits for atmospheric ozone depletion and global climate change’ by Dana Nuccitelli et al.” Abstract: In the Comment by Nuccitelli et al. , they make many false and … Continue reading

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And then, they came, they came for your flight time…

From the Institute of Physics Re-routing flights could reduce climate impact, research suggests Aircraft can become more environmentally friendly by choosing flight paths that reduce the formation of their distinctive condensation trails, new research suggests. In a study published today, … Continue reading

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