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Vox’s Zack Beauchamp: Democracy threatens climate, planet and democracy!

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton Vox is always good for a laugh… The right-wing populist wave is a threat to the climateThe Amazon rainforest fires reveal a lot about this political movement.By Zack Beaucham Aug 22, 2019 The Amazon rainforest is on fire — and the consensus is that Brazil’s far-right populist leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is…

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U.S. Carbon Emissions Skyrocketed in 2018!

Guest “EXCELLENT!” by David Middleton U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed By Brad Plumer Jan. 8, 2019 WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday. […] Under the Paris climate agreement, the United States…

U.S. Department of Energy: Coal FIRST Initiative

Guest David Middleton While we miss Gov. Perry here in Texas, he is doing a great job at the Department of Energy… Office of Fossil Energy Energy Department Announces Intent to Fund Research that Advances the Coal Plants of the Future NOVEMBER 13, 2018 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE)…

President Trump says our climate is “fabulous” and that “the climate, the hottest in modern human history, can change back on its own.”

Guest amateur climatologizing by David Middleton In my daily search for stupid and/or ignorant news articles about climate change, I ran across a couple of recent “gems” from Business Insider. Gem #1 Our “Fabulous” Climate Trump suggests the climate may actually be ‘fabulous’ after an ominous UN report on looming disaster Sinéad Baker Oct. 10,…

At IPCC talks Trump Administration emphasizes scientific “uncertainty” and “value of fossil fuels”… MAGA!

Guest mocking by David Middleton From the No Schist Sherlock files of the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America…   Originally published by E&E News Top researchers are huddled with government officials in South Korea this week to confront the scientific consensus that maintaining a safe global climate will require immediate and…

Winning! “Enshrining the Trump administration’s hobbled approach to climate regulation as the only reasonable approach under the law” and…

“Slamming the door shut on any later attempts to recreate Obama’s handiwork”! Guest spiking the football in the end zone by David Middleton Neil Gorsuch + Brett Kavanaugh = slamming the door shut on any later attempts to recreate Obama’s handiwork. Trump issues rollback of Obama’s biggest climate rule By ALEX GUILLÉN 08/21/2018 The Trump administration…