Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #170

The Week That Was: 2015-02-28 (February 28, 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 Project (SEPP) Politicized Science: This week members of Congress removed any doubt that Climate Science has become highly politicized, virtually ignoring that scientific knowledge is…

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Study: The sun has more impact on the climate in cool periods

From Aarhus University: The activity of the Sun is an important factor in the complex interaction that controls our climate. New research now shows that the impact of the Sun is not constant over time, but has greater significance when the Earth is cooler. There has been much discussion as to whether variations in the…

Out on bail, IPCC's Pachauri's downward spiral continues: Resignation from the Indian Climate Council

Pachauri’s withdrawal from public life continues Story submitted by Eric Worrall Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today accepted Rajendra Pachauri’s resignation from the Prime Minister’s climate change council. According to the Indian Express; “R K Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment, has resigned from the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change as…