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House Defunds Obama Era Methane Rules

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Willie Soon – the House has voted to defund an Obama era EPA initiative to limit methane emissions from fossil fuel mining operations. House votes to block funding for EPA methane pollution rule BY DEVIN HENRY – 09/13/17 01:55 PM EDT Lawmakers voted Wednesday to block implementation of a…

Extreme heat linked to climate change may adversely affect pregnancy

From Eurekalert Public Release: 8-Aug-2017 George Washington University WASHINGTON, DC (Aug. 8, 2017) — Pregnant women are an important but thus far largely overlooked group vulnerable to the effects of extreme heat linked to climate change, according to new research by Sabrina McCormick, PhD, an Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health at Milken Institute…

No kids, no cars, no meat, no flying!

From The Toronto Sun First posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017 07:42 PM EDT | Updated: Saturday, July 15, 2017 07:46 PM EDT No kids, no cars, no meat, no flying! And even that won’t save you from man-made climate change If Prime Minister Justin Trudeau really wants to save the planet from man-made global warming,…

Electric Car Maker Tesla Share Price Plunges

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Elon Musk’s Tesla shares have plunged in value this week. Analysts cite competition and production concerns. Tesla’s Stock Selloff Messes Up Musk’s Big Week By Dana Hull 8 July 2017, 02:47 GMT+10 Execution and competitive risks cloud cheaper car’s arrival Stock is on course for its worst week since February…

Rural Mass Migration to Cities: Must be Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Remember history lessons about the Industrial Revolution – about how the rise of city based factory jobs, and more efficient farming practices, caused mass migration from farms to cities? Now a similar mass migration is occurring in the poorer parts of Africa. But some green charities are doing everything in…