Heartland Institute Reacts to Senate’s Unanimous Rejection of Green New Deal

Via Press release: The United States Senate on Tuesday unanimously rejected the Green New Deal without a single vote in favor. The resolution failed on an unusual 0-57 vote with all Republicans and a few Democrats voting to reject it while the other 43 Democrats voted “present.” The following statements from environment and climate experts…

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Methane production and emissions in trees and forests

Lots and lots of implications for climate models and GHG budgets. From New Phytologist Kristofer R. Covey J. Patrick Megonigal First published: 06 December 2018   https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15624 Summary Forest ecosystem methane (CH4) research has focused on soils, but trees are also important sources and sinks in forest CH4 budgets. Living and dead trees transport and emit…

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Claim: Climate Denial is “Malign and Evil”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to “The Elders” Chair Mary Robinson, anyone who disagrees with her views on climate change is evil. Climate change denial is evil, says Mary Robinson Damian Carrington, Environment editorTue 26 Mar 2019 17.30 AEDT Exclusive: chair of Elders group also says fossil fuel firms have lost their social licence The…

Four fronts for climate policy

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on March 25, 2019 by curryja  by Judith Curry “For decades, scientists and policymakers have framed the climate-policy debate in a simple way: scientists analyse long-term goals, and policymakers pretend to honour them. Those days are over. Serious climate policy must focus more on the near-term and on…

The reprehensible politics of @MichaelEMann

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. once famously said: If Michael Mann didn’t exist, the skeptics would have to invent him! Today, Dr. Pielke had this to say about Mann’s recent views in light of recent political developments in Washington D.C. The source of that Mann Tweet is here (assuming you can read it, Mann has about…