Tag Archives: Keystone Pipeline

18 Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest – Hansen’s alarmism on parade

According to the paid propagandist Joe Romm at Climate Progress: Humanity is choosing to destroy a livable climate, warn 18 of the world’s leading climate experts in a new study. Tom Nelson asks on Twitter: Since when are these 18 … Continue reading

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Obama on Keystone XL pipeline, ‘the fix is in’

Obama says it should not be approved unless made ‘carbon neutral’. OSFC Rapid Response on Obama’s Keystone XL Announcement Not To Approve Keystone XL Unless Determined First It Will Not Lead to net Increase of GHG Emissions Ahead of President … Continue reading

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Note to weepy Bill McKibben – blocking Keystone XL gets you about 0.00001°C/yr.

Keystone XL Pipeline: Examination of Scientific and Environmental Issues By Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger May 7, 2013 Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on the Environment I am Paul … Continue reading

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Canada’s Resources Minister Calls Out Jim Hansen

Retired NASA GISS chief James Hansen is Slagging Canada’s Oil Sands Again Canada’s Environment *Resources Minister Joe Oliver is calling out Jim Hansen for exaggerating claims that the oil sands and Keystone XL pipeline is “game over for the environment.” … Continue reading

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Smart messaging needed to avoid pipeline lobbying failure

Alberta premier must not support the climate scare when promoting her province’s hydrocarbon fuel resources in Washington DC this week By Tom Harris Introducing the International Climate Science Coalition video, “Alberta government feeding the fire that threatens to destroy Canada’s … Continue reading

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Hump Day Hilarity – Bill McKibben demonstrates what a classy intelligent guy he is…

…by agreeing with and reposting a photo that insults not only the intelligence of rational thinking people, but Native American people as well. (warning – graphic language)

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“A [Junk] Scientist’s Misguided Crusade” Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

Guest Post by David Middleton More improper activity from the Million Dollar Bureaucrat… A Scientist’s Misguided Crusade By JOE NOCERA Published: March 4, 2013 Last Friday, at 3:40 p.m., the State Department released its “Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement” for … Continue reading

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Keystone Pipeline: Housecats Have More Emissions Impact

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times On Friday, the Department of State released a 2,000-page draft review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. If approved, the pipeline will carry up to 830,000 barrels of … Continue reading

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Keystone pipeline passes environmental review – ‘little impact on climate’ – ecos outraged

From Tom Nelson: Keystone pipeline passes environmental review: It’s the [CO2-induced] end of the world as the Sierra Club knows it, and I feel fine Keystone XL pipeline would have little impact on climate change, State Department analysis says – … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – NYT on James Hansen & Bill McKibben’s ‘boneheaded’ efforts

Whoo-boy. NASA’s James Hansen disses McKibben in an email to an NYT reporter. Hansen was speaking candidly, never thinking this email would see the light of day. But that’s not the punchline… Hansen on the highly inflated 350.org Keystone XL … Continue reading

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350.org fudges the numbers again

Via Tom Nelson: “For “the biggest climate rally in history,” attendance was remarkably sparse. Those of us in the Light Brigade guessed 5,000″ The Light Brigade Shines at the Shivering Blackout Rally It was really, really cold the whole time. … Continue reading

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Keystone XL: NASA’s James Hansen risks arrest…. again

From @connect in my Twitter feed today: I count 39 in this photo, including half bodies at far left. IMHO, 39 angry activists don’t speak for the country. Hansen, seen standing at far left in the grey fedora, keeps coming … Continue reading

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Weepy Bill gets Wapo’d

Heh, even the liberal mouthpieces think the 350.org campaign led by Bill McKibben against the Keystone XL pipeline is stupid, calling it “bizarre”. They write in a forceful editorial today:

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Quote of the Week – Ray Pierrehumbert and ‘Satan’s Rock’

Former IPCC lead author Raymond T. Pierrehumbert has a real zinger this time. You have to read this one to believe it. From an interview in Slate magazine via Tom Nelson:

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The president decides to stick with ‘climatism’

By STEVE GOREHAM In President Obama’s remarks to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, he stated, “… My plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet — because climate change is not a hoax. More … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – a warmer turns cooler

I’ve had a feud with David Appell ever since he brought my deceased mother into an attack article about me, which I retort in: David Appell denies he has any class . Maybe that was when he hit bottom, because since … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: By endorsing the IPCC reports, governments acknowledge the authority of their scientific content. The work of the organization is therefore policy-relevant and yet policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive. IPCC statement. [Boldface added. H/t Donna Laframboise] http://www.ipcc.ch/organization/organization.shtml#.T1t8L_EgdWU ################################################### Number … Continue reading

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State Dept issues final enviro impact statement on Keystone XL Pipeline

Post by Ryan Maue Friday evening news dump — in this case, the United States State Department drops a big one and essentially green-lights a “controversial” pipeline project.  The Keystone XL project Final Environmental Impact Statement is not a “decision” … Continue reading

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Keystone XL: Liberal activists plan civil disobedience outside White House

By Ryan Maue. Free publicity: Bill McKibben’s Call to Action:  “I want to tell you about an upcoming action — it looks set to turn into the biggest civil disobedience protest in the history of the North American climate movement. … Continue reading

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