Another climate geo-engineering pipe dream proves futile

Ocean pipes ‘not cool,’ would end up warming climate From the Carnegie Institution Washington, D.C.–To combat global climate change caused by greenhouse gases, alternative energy sources and other types of environmental recourse actions are needed. There are a variety of proposals that involve using vertical ocean pipes to move seawater to the surface from the…

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Claim: computer model says thawing permafrost will run a lopsided carbon game in the Arctic

From DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily There’s a carbon showdown brewing in the Arctic as Earth’s climate changes. On one side, thawing permafrost could release enormous amounts of long-frozen carbon into the atmosphere. On the opposing side, as high-latitude regions warm, plants…

States Should Defy Unlawful EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules

Guest opinion by Steve Goreham Originally published in Communities Digital News. Last June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed its Clean Power Plan as a nationwide regulation to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electrical power plants. Comments to the EPA have now been submitted, and it’s not a surprise that a majority of state…