#PodestaEmails – Green group asks Hillary campaign manager to 'put pressure on TV networks' to link severe weather and climate

From the “say anything” department, comes this email where the League of Conservation Voters asks Hillary’s campaign manager John Podesta to “…help us pressure the evening news programs at CBS, NBC, and ABC to make climate science central to their extreme weather coverage this year?”. The second half of the email is a form letter,…

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Harvard: Climate change to affect election, in 2099!

From Harvard and the “timing is everything” department comes this “models gone wild” projection that’s sure to upset zealots who think climate change is affecting the election NOW. Oh, wait, in the Hottest Year Ever™, climate change isn’t even mentioned in the presidential debates, and comes in dead last in U.N. worldwide polling. Climate change:…

Madness: climate 'projections' can now be used as evidence to list endangered species

From the Center for Biological Diversity and the “data, we don’t need no steekin data!” department: Appeals Court Reinstates Endangered Species Act Protections for Bearded Seals Judges Cite Loss of Sea Ice, Predictions by ‘Overwhelming Majority of World’s Climate Scientists’ ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A federal appeals court today upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to protect…

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The Global Price of Coal has Done a Hockey Stick

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Coal, particularly “coking coal” used for smelting steel, has staged a tremendous comeback in the last few months, thanks to a large scale Chinese buying spree. The rise in coking coal in particular is dragging up the price of related products, such as iron ore. But what is driving this…

Methane Madness: The Battle for our Grasslands and Livestock

By Viv Forbes (Earth Scientist, Grass Farmer, Sheep & Cattle Breeder, Australia) and Dr Albrecht Glatzle (Agronomist and grazier, Paraguay) With assistance and support from: Howard Crozier (Ex CSIRO Admin, Former Exec Councillor NSW Farmers Association, Australia) Robin Grieve (Chairman of Pastural Farming Climate Research, New Zealand) Neil Henderson (Sheep and Cattle breeder, New Zealand)…