Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #162

The Week That Was: 2015-01-03 (January 3, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy…

The Pope’s Mistaken Moral Calculus On Global Warming

Guest essay by H. Sterling Burnett Pope Francis evidently has decided to make fighting global warming an important papal cause in 2015. He praised the United Nations’ climate treaty efforts…

New version of common antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss

This is a note of personal interest, since my acute hearing loss was caused by antibiotics that damaged the nerve cells of my cochlea. This is truly a breakthrough that…

Baked Alaska? Propaganda film suggests children in Alaska have no snow

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Over at the Dot Earth blog at the New York Times, Andy Revkin highlighted a cute YouTube made by James Barthelman, an elementary school teacher…