Al Gore and State Attorney Generals start another climate witch hunt (Update: schism develops)

From Blue Virginia: (video follows) Unprecedented Coalition Vows To Defend Climate Change Progress Made Under President Obama And To Push The Next President For Even More Aggressive Action NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Attorneys General from across the nation to announce an unprecedented coalition of top law enforcement officials committed to aggressively protecting and building…

Al Gore joins farces [er, forces] with New York Attorney General to prosecute “deniers”

Al Gore/New York AG press conference on ‘the potential of commencing new investigations or joining ongoing investigations,’ on climate change. This press conference will likely cover everything from #CleanPowerPlan to #Exxonknew, so those are likely the hashtags to use for Twitter. Short update from Politico this morning below: WHAT WILL SCHNEIDERMAN SAY? POLITICO’s Elana Schor:…

Arctic sea ice wintertime extent sees a record low

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in a row, according to scientists at the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. Every year, the cap of frozen seawater floating on top of the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas melts during…