@Climate Progress : North Carolina legisl­ature looks to keep power by gerryma­ndering courts

Today: 21:11

@Climate Progress : The inter­net’s first free speech law turns 20 but the battle rages on

Today: 20:45

@Climate Progress : Refugee advocates express alarm, anger over Supreme Court’s Muslim ban decision

Today: 20:41

@Climate Progress : The Supreme Court was busy

Today: 20:25

@Climate Progress : Repub­lican governor opposes Trump adminis­tration plan to test for offshore oil

Today: 20:15

@Climate Progress : White House holds Obamacare hostage in last-​ditch effort to pass Trumpcare

Today: 20:00

@Google: EBRD joins forces to help climate techn­ology Global Trade Review (GTR)

EBRD joins forces to help climate technology Global Trade Review (GTR) “With this work, we're trying to look long term and focus on what the social, economic and environ­mental issues preve­nting climate techn­ology adoption are now and could be later,” says Aless­andro Flammini, an FAO natural resources officer and one of ...

Today: 19:11

@Google: The extreme weather and high water of climate change Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator The extreme weather and high water of climate change Hamilton Spectator Ontario's environ­mental commis­sioner Dianne Saxe will make a presen­tation Monday in Hamilton about climate change and the chall­enges of trying to reduce green­house gas emiss­ions. Saxe — who as environ­mental commis­sioner is an indepe­ndent officer ...

Today: 19:11

@Warren Meyer: Creating Income Inequ­ality in Seattle

So Seattle made a public policy change that caused lower-​skill, lower-​wage emplo­yment to lag way behind emplo­yment of wealt­hier, higher-​skill folks. One would expect the Progre­ssive Left to freak out in oppos­ition to this policy.  But in fact this policy is their absol­utely most cheri­shed, favorite public policy interv­ention the minimum wage.  As reported

Today: 19:09

@Google: Fake climate negoti­ations produce real impacts Ars Technica

Ars Technica Fake climate negoti­ations produce real impacts Ars Technica CAMBR­IDGE, Massachus­etts—Some critics of the Paris Agreement on climate change probably think they could have done a better job with the agreement's details. Recently, a group of people taking a system dynamics course at MIT's Sloan School of ... How to Tell If Your Reps Are Serious About Climate Change RollingS­tone.com Mayor…

Today: 19:07

@Climate Progress : Nearly half of Trump voters oppose cuts to education

Today: 18:44

@Google: Poll: Voters want US to seek new climate pact to replace Paris The Hill

The Hill Poll: Voters want US to seek new climate pact to replace Paris The Hill More than two thirds of American voters want the United States to work up a new interna­tional climate change pact to replace the Paris agree­ment. A new survey out Monday from the Harvard-​Harris Poll provided to The Hill found that 72 percent of voters ... and more »

Today: 18:39

@Google: Bigger hail might pummel the US as climate change gathers more force The Verge

The Verge Bigger hail might pummel the US as climate change gathers more force The Verge The hailstorm hit during rush hour, when lots of cars where on the road, and ended up being Colorado's costliest catast­rophe, totaling $1.4 billion in damages. But if climate change goes unche­cked, we might see more of these extreme hails­torms in the ... Giant hails­tones to increa­singly strike North America…

Today: 18:23

@Google: 'Inconv­enient Sequel' Directors to Change Film in Light of Trump's Climate Accord Exit Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter 'Inco­nvenient Sequel' Directors to Change Film in Light of Trump's Climate Accord Exit Hollywood Reporter “We spent a great deal of time with Al thinking about how to respond in the film,” says Cohen, who previ­ously issued a joint statement with Shenk on June 1, when Trump withdrew U.S. partici­pation in the global climate agree­ment. “He's been very engaged ... and more…

Today: 18:17

@Tallbloke's Talkshop: Turkish power ship proposed for Adelaide 

The dash for renew­ables in South Australia has gone so badly wrong that crisis measures are now called for, as PEI reports. A large-​scale temporary power solution is being consid­ered, as South Australia struggles to ensure its energy security. A 250 MW ship-​based power station is under conside­ration as a solution to the crisis for

Today: 18:15

@Warren Meyer: Seattle Minimum Wage Study

The Seattle city gover­nment commis­sioned a study (pdf) to see what the actual effects were of their incre­asing the city minimum wage to $13 (bless their hearts, politi­cians actually tried to evaluate the actual effects of a controv­ersial policy change).  The study authors had access to a uniquely rich data set.  Unlike folks like Card and

Today: 18:11

@Real Science: Capital Weather Gang : Taking Climate Stupid To Entirely New Levels

This is what they call “shrin­king.” S_06_exten­t_anomaly_­plot_hires­_v2.1.png (1260×720)

Today: 17:53

@Warren Meyer: Comme­rcial Airline Pilots, African Style

This was a letter from a pilot in answer to the question of why European airports ban flights from certain African airlines One African airline I know of has the procedure that every landing must be a smooth one. That sounds okay to most people, but hopefully not to the pilots among us. They mandated

Today: 17:52

@NOAA: Why does the start of summer mean a higher probab­ility of severe weather?

April showers bring May flowers, but what does June bring? History says mid-​to-​late June brings a higher probab­ility of severe weather across much of the conti­guous United States.

Today: 17:49

@Google: Here's the real problem with trying to tax our way out of the climate crisis CNBC

CNBC Here's the real problem with trying to tax our way out of the climate crisis CNBC A recent proposal to tax carbon emissions may be a fresh way to tackle climate change but it's potent­ially dange­rous. Taxes can be elimi­nated with the stroke of a pen. We have run out of time for experi­ments to begin lowering carbon pollu­tion. The ... and more »

Today: 17:43

@Jo Nova: Climate change will make your plane late, imprison you at home, buckle roads, boil asphalt

It’s the end of the world, and kittens will probably die too. Here’s another round of Global Panic. Horror part I: you will get stuck at airport-​world

Earlier this week, ­nearly 50 flights out of Phoenix were cance­lled. At 120 degrees, the temper­ature forecast exceeded the airline’s 118 degrees maximum operating temper­ature.

It’s difficult not to connect the delays to climate change….

It’s…

Today: 17:39

@Google: In the fight against climate change, humanity has a choice of two futures New Statesman

In the fight against climate change, humanity has a choice of two futures New Statesman Last month, represen­tatives of Common­wealth govern­ments met with climate change experts, academics and busin­esses to launch an altern­ative pathway to addre­ssing climate change, one that moves beyond adapta­tion, beyond mitiga­tion, to actually ... and more »

Today: 17:37

@Watts Up With That?: Another ridic­ulous scare tactic: 2 billion climate change refugees by 2100

From the “it didn’t work out with 50 million, so let’s go for 2 billion and date further our that can’t be verifed in our lifetime” depart­ment. Remember the “50 million climate refugees by 2010” scare, that worked out so badly that the U.N. had to “disa­ppear it” from their website? Well, like zombies that…

Today: 17:32

@Scottish Sceptic: How to lose pounds (weight) with the Low-​Carb diet

First I’ve got no medical training on diets and unless it works for a few others all I can say is it worked for me but no guaran­ties. But who are we kidding about the benefit of “medical training” on …

Today: 17:31

@Google: EU, 10 partners to hold Climate Diplomacy Week in Nigeria Busine­ssDay (satire) (press release) (regist­ration) (blog)

Busine­ssDay (satire) (press release) (regist­ration) (blog) EU, 10 partners to hold Climate Diplomacy Week in Nigeria Busine­ssDay (satire) (press release) (regist­ration) (blog) “A series of activ­ities have been lined up to mark the Climate Diplomacy Week, beginning with a seminar on renewable energy/­energy storage followed by a photo exhib­ition on environ­mental pollution in the Niger Delta on…

Today: 17:29

@Climate Progress : Former NBA star Mahmoud Abdul-​Rauf continues national anthem protest 22 years later

Today: 17:21

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Senator Franken Puts Deniers on Hot Seat with Cold Facts

ThinkPr­ogress: Sen. Al Franken (D-​MN) has emerged as one of Congress’ most devast­ating questi­oners of the myriad climate science deniers who fill President Donald Trump’s cabinet. And it’s largely because the comedian turned Senator combines two abilities rarely seen together ­— actual knowledge of climate science and genuine communi­cations chops. Franken knows how to tell a good

Today: 17:06

@Climate Depot: NOAA: Record 140 Straight Months Without Major Hurricane Strike

By Gage Cohen | June 26, 2017 | 9:47 AM EDT (CNSNews.­com) — Sa­turday, June 24 marked the compl­etion of a record 140 straight months since the last major hurricane made landfall in the contin­ental United States, a­ccording to the National Oceanic and Atmosp­heric Adminis­tration­(NOAA). The last major hurricane to hit the contin­ental U.S. was Hur­ricane Wilma, which struck Florida on…

Today: 16:50

@Warren Meyer: Coke and Pepsi Healt­hcare Reform It's All About the Credit

Over the last several years, when the successes and failures of the PPACA/Ob­amacare/­Health Care reform entirely accrued to Democ­rats, the Republ­icans fought against market stabili­zation funds as unwarr­anted subsidies for insurance compa­nies.  My underst­anding is that the original PPACA included a market stabili­zation method, but it was written as being revenue neutral ie funds

Today: 16:47

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Climate Change Hitting Home

For most people, the words “climate change” conjure an image of melting glaciers, or the lonely polar bear on an ice flow. Due to lazy, inconsi­stent, and scarce reporting from the media, it’s easy for most folks to believe that climate change is a problem for another place, another time. I recently completed a summary

Today: 16:47


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