Mad Dogs and Americans

News Brief by Kip Hansen   The U.S. CDC has issued one of its Vital Signs press releases that readers in the United States should be aware of, especially those…

Newsbytes: Time is running out to save the Paris Climate Accord

Newsbytes from around the web (h/t to Climate Dispatch) Time is running out to save the Paris Agreement, UN climate experts warned Tuesday at a key Bangkok meeting, as rich…

Newsbytes – Trump's first executive actions put EPA, CDC, & Dakota pipeline into a tailspin

Via Climate Nexus: EPA Faces a Freeze & Friendly Fire: The EPA has been ordered to freeze all its grants and contracts, including programs for climate research, environmental justice, and…

Newsbytes: U.S. Geological Survey Discovers 'Largest Oil & Gas Deposit Ever Discovered In America'

The Never-Ending Shale Revolution That Keep On Giving On Tuesday, the USGS announced that a swath of West Texas known as the Wolfcamp shale contains 20 billion barrels of oil…

Newsbytes: Brexit: Green Industry Fears Break-Up Of Climate Consensus

Britain & Germany May Delay Coal Phase-Out The financial uncertainty triggered by the UK’s vote to leave the EU has sent shudders through virtually every industry, but Europe’s renewable energy…

Newsbytes: Brexit Spells End Of Europe’s Climate Obsession Germany Starts Roll-Back Of Climate Policy

Britain’s exit dashes the European Union’s leadership ambitions on efforts to slow climate change, leaving the bloc on the sidelines while others endorse the global pact it championed to curb…

Newsbytes: Brexit Victory Boosts Climate Sceptics

Britain has just had its Rosa Parks moment. 1) Brexit Victory Boosts Climate Sceptics Toronto Sun, 27 June 2016 Lorrie Goldstein The UK may take a more skeptical approach to…

Fraud: Most EU Carmakers Report False CO2 Emissions

Tesla Throws Cold Water On Its Own Hype Volkswagen’s diesel scandal could just be the tip of a very large iceberg when it comes to carmakers faking emissions figures. Carmakers…

Newsbytes: Big Science Is Broken

Also: Poll: Just 6 Percent Of Americans Say They Trust News Media From the Lewpaper department: Science is broken. That’s the thesis of a must-read article in First Things magazine,…

Why oil prices are likely to remain low for the foreseeable future – Shale 2.0

Shale Revolution Changes Everything How the Shale Revolution Has Reduced Geopolitical and Price Risk Opec was on the verge of claiming victory over its North American rivals last night after…