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SOTU Open Thread – what freaky climate claims will POTUS make tonight?

While the most recent public polls on climate-change give a ho-hum response, Dr. Roy Spencer recently surmised that in the State of the Union Address tonight, President Obama will join the “everything is caused by global warming” club. He writes: … Continue reading

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Humor: U.N. Climate delegates unaware of ‘the pause’ in global warming

Craig Rucker of CFACT writes: You’d be surprised at what they don’t know at the UN climate conference in Bonn. Then again, maybe you wouldn’t. Although the evidence keeps mounting up, most of the delegates in Bonn are unaware that … Continue reading

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Washington passes wind

Reader Richard Lyman submits this story from AP and the “What we all knew but Washington would never admit because it stinks to high heaven department“. It is about how certain green interests get a pass on Endangered Species Act … Continue reading

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Here it comes–a carbon tax

Obama May Levy Carbon Tax to Cut the U.S. Deficit, HSBC Says By Mathew Carr – Bloomberg News Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit after winning a second term … Continue reading

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Climate cheat sheet for the presidential debate

Here is an excerpt from a story by Chip Knappenberger titled Presidential Debate: Climate Change Cheat Sheet With the first presidential debate this Wednesday, and since both candidates have made recent high profile references to climate change and its impacts, perhaps … Continue reading

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Court upholds EPA’s greenhouse gas rules for autos – but lacks jurisdiction on stationary sources like power plants

D.C. Appeals Court OKs EPA Rules on Greenhouse Gases From Reuters By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever U.S. proposed regulations governing heat-trapping greenhouse gases, handing a setback to major industries like coal-burning utilities … Continue reading

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The “well funded” climate business – follow the money

Flashback, Michael Mann said this on October 5th, 2010: Our efforts to communicate the science are opposed by a well-funded, highly organized disinformation effort that aims to confuse the public about the nature of our scientific understanding. … Scientists are … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Very Dishonest Campaign Ad Regarding Energy

Guest post by David Middleton 19 January 2012 Obama clean energy ad airing in Va. A new ad from President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign that touts his energy and ethics record began airing in Virginia this week even as Republican … Continue reading

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Report: EPA cut corners on climate finding, ignored Data Quality Act, flouted peer review process

From: The Daily Caller In a report released Wednesday (at Sen. Inhofe’s request, dating back to April) the inspector general found that the EPA failed to follow the Data Quality Act and its own peer review process when it issued … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Obama/EPA put CO2 regulation on hold

While the Goreacle was bloviating about “24 hours of climate reality“, Obama quietly slipped in the real reality – CO2 regulation is put on hold and Gore’s quest to regain his climate mojo has been made even more irrelevant. Obama … Continue reading

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The “Taxing your car by the mile” plan

Or in other words, we’ll all drive “taxis”, except for the chosen exempt few. Yesterday on “The Hill” they reported this story: Obama admin. floats draft plan to tax cars by the mile: ‘A vehicle miles traveled tax could be … Continue reading

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It’s official: Polar bear not an endangered species

The word comes from the Obama Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, no less, and some enironmentalists heads are exploding right about now. This pretty well slams the door on the polar bears threatened by global warming meme. Now we … Continue reading

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