Trump To Repeal Obama Executive Order On Sea Level Rise

Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch President Donald Trump will rescind an Obama administration policy requiring government agencies to take into account global warming-induced flooding and sea level rise for federally-funded projects. Trump will repeal the climate order that President Barack Obama signed in 2015 as part of a broader effort to streamline infrastructure…

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Climate Science Double-Speak

A Quick Note from Kip Hansen   A quick note for the amusement of the bored but curious. While in search of something else, I ran across this enlightening page from the folks at UCAR/NCAR [The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/The National Center for Atmospheric Research — see pdf here for more information]: “What is…

He’s Baaaaaaaccckkk! (Oy)

I received this email tip from reader Thomas Bakewell (HT, HT) who wrote: Pen Hadow, of the 2009 Caitlin Arctic Expedition is on the loose again! Here’s the link to the BBC story which is mostly a short video. Here is a quote: British explorer Pen Hadow and his crew have set sail from Alaska, in an attempt…

Ozone treaty taking a bite out of US greenhouse gas emissions

Public Release: 14-Aug-2017 American Geophysical Union From Eurekalert WASHINGTON D.C. — The Montreal Protocol, the international treaty adopted to restore Earth’s protective ozone layer in 1989, has significantly reduced emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals from the United States. In a twist, a new study shows the 30-year old treaty has had a major side benefit of…