District attorney becomes 'noble cause corrupted', drops charges against climate activists

You may have heard about the climate activists who had charges and a trial pending over obstruction of commerce by blocking a coal barge to the Brayton Point electric power plant with a lobster boat?  Well the DA just caved, and announced he drank the kool-aid, and is going on the climate march. Video follows From…

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Study: Conversion Of Forests to Cropland Cooled the Climate

Yale Study Shows How Conversion Of Forests to Cropland Affected Climate The conversion of forests into cropland worldwide has triggered an atmospheric change that, while seldom considered in climate models, has had a net cooling effect on global temperatures, according to a new Yale study. Writing in the journal Nature Climate Change, Professor Nadine Unger…

The EPA's phony 'environmental justice' caper

The agency’s real agenda: empire, control, and inverted justice for poor and minority families. Guest essay by Paul Driessen When it comes to energy, climate change, justice and transparency, the Obama Administration and its Environmental Protection Agency want it every possible way. Their only consistency is their double standards and their determination to slash hydrocarbon…

'Climate disruption' gets a movie

This must be coordinated blitz week for climate alarmism leading up to the 350.org “march on climate” Sept 21 in New York City. Now there’s a movie about the so called “climate disruption” (the third name in a series, because the first two didn’t do the trick).I think they should just move on to “boogeyman”…

New paper: Fraud, Bias & Public Relations – The 97% ‘Consensus’ And Its Critics

Claims of 97% consensus on global warming depend on research described as fraudulent and biased London, 8 September: A new briefing note published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation examines claims made by a great many commentators across the world, including President Obama and Ed Davey, of an overwhelming consensus on climate change. These depend on research…

Place your petabetts now

Josh writes: I had a request from Richard Betts to do a cartoon on this paper in Nature about soil CO2 emissions. The abstract says soil emits “60 petagrams of carbon per year to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide”. It made me wonder why they talked about ‘carbon’ and not ‘carbon dioxide’ – after all, carbon is not a…