@American Elephants: Barack Obama, Keeping Us Safe From Those People He Won’t Describe Because it Might Offend

*Click to enlarge It doesn’t always take a long-​winded discu­ssion to explain just what is going on in our world. Michael Ramirez strikes again!

Today: 04:18

@Watts Up With That?: ‘State of Fear’ by Michael Crichton Could Be the ‘1984’ of Climate Alarmism

Revived today the best novel on “global warming” could be explo­sive. Guest essay by Walter Donway I guess that if I disco­vered “State of Fear” by Michael Crichton eleven years after its public­ation in 2004–r­eading it last summer with indsecr­ibable surprise and joy–you can tolerate a a year-​old review. This book could be the 1984…

Today: 03:28

@Google: Chief scientist defends Climate Change Authority review against disse­nters The Guardian

ABC Online Chief scientist defends Climate Change Authority review against dissenters The Guardian Australia's chief scien­tist, Alan Finkel, has spoken out in defence of the recent Climate Change Authority (CCA) review on how to meet the nation's obliga­tions under the Paris agree­ment, which was criti­cised by two members of the autho­rity. Guardian ... Betting the Farm: Farmers confront climate

Today: 03:28

@American Elephants: Here’s How Republ­icans Rob People of Their Right to Vote! You Might Ask What the Left is Doing!

Arcan Cetin who went on a shooting rampage at the Burli­ngton Mall in Washin­gton, killing four women and one man at a Macy’s store, came to the U.S. from Turkey as a child. He never applied for citize­nship, but remained as a permanent resident. It seems, however, that he has voted in the past three

Today: 03:08

@Google: Can Clinton win over Millen­nials with her climate change ​poli­cies? (+video) Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Can Clinton win over Millen­nials with her climate change ​poli­cies? (+video) Christian Science Monitor Several polls have shown that climate change is one of the top issues for likely Mille­nnial voters. But a Pew Research report shows that Millen­nials (people between the ages of 18-​35) have histor­ically low voter turnout, with 50 percent of fewer of ... Climate Change…

Today: 01:58

@Google: Exxon Mobil Sued Over Climate Change Cover-​Up Huffi­ngton Post

Huffi­ngton Post Exxon Mobil Sued Over Climate Change Cover-​Up Huffi­ngton Post The environ­mental advocacy group Conser­vation Law Found­ation has made good on its threat to sue Exxon Mobil Corp., filing what it says is the first U.S. legal action aimed at holding the oil giant accoun­table for its well-​docum­ented climate change ... Exxon faces a first-​of-​its-​kind lawsuit over climate

Today: 01:05

@Watts Up With That?: Bad timing: Study Claiming Less Rain Published in the Middle of a Flood

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study led by ANU Professor Neville Abram, which claims climate is driving clouds south, resulting in less rain reaching Austra­lia’s Southern Coast, has been published in the midst of massive flooding in South Austr­alia. Greens of course blame climate change for the deluge. The press release; Austra­lia’s west, south…

Today: 01:00

@Climate Depot: Chelsea Clinton Takes Private Jet to ‘Clean Energy’ Conference

By Andrew Stiles­|10:52 am, September 29, 2016 Chelsea Clinton was campai­gning for her elderly mother in North Carolina on Wednesday — and showing off her Clinton-​esque taste for expen­sive, carbon-​emitting travel options. After attending campaign events in Greenv­ille, the former first daughter took a private jet to Ashev­ille, just a five-​hour drive away, to attend

Today: 00:54

@Google: Betting the Farm: Farmers confront climate change ABC Online

ABC Online Betting the Farm: Farmers confront climate change ABC Online Scien­tists concerned that climate change is biting harder and faster than models antici­pated are campai­gning for more research inves­tment to protect Australia's $58 billion agricu­lture industry from extreme weather. Backg­round Briefing has learned that ... and more »

Today: 00:49

@Climate Depot: Statewide blackout plunges Australia into renewable energy debate

http://ww­w.reuters­.com/arti­cle/us-​australia-​storms-​idUSKCN­11Z06O By Tom Westbrook­ | SYDNEY An unprece­dented power outage across South Australia state has stopped produ­ction at major miners BHP Billiton and OZ Minerals and left one steel­maker strug­gling to prevent molten steel from hardening and damaging its factory. The statewide outage sparked political calls on Thursday for an inquiry into…

Today: 00:30

@Warren Meyer: Failing Gover­nment Managers Are Never Fired, They Are Just Moved (Or Even Promoted)

After the scand­alous manag­ement practices in the Phoenix VA which were proved to sacrifice patient well-​being, and even patient lives, in favor of artifi­cially pumping up managers' metrics and bonuses, someone with exper­ience in the private sector might have expected the agency to clean house.  Hah! First, Congress rewarded the failing VA with more budget

2016-09-29 23:46

@Climatism: Arctic Ice Extent Recov­ering At Record Pace

Origi­nally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT : By Paul Homewo­od??? ? http://oc­ean.dmi.d­k/arctic/­icethickn­ess/thk.u­k.php ? Arctic sea ice continues to grow back at a pheno­menal rate. Since the start of the month, growth has comfor­table exceeded anything on record since daily figures began in 1987. ? ftp://sida­ds.colorad­o.edu/DATA­SETS/NOAA/­G02135/nor­th/daily/d­ata/ ? Ice has expanded by…

2016-09-29 23:22

@Watts Up With That?: Earth’s obliquity and temper­ature over the last 20,000 years

Recently, there was a timeline comic from XKCD about the history of Earth’s temper­ature over the Holocene which got quite a bit of play, due to the fact that it had the inevi­table “hockey stick” splice onto the end. Josh came up with a much less dogmatic and more detailed version, which we covered here.…

2016-09-29 22:38

@Carlin Economics and Science: A Devast­ating Reasse­ssment of Alarmist Climate Science

In recent years, important hypot­heses of alarmist climate science have been shown to be scienti­fically invalid despite alarm­ists’ claims that their hypot­heses represent a “conse­nsus” among climate scient­ists. Very gener­ally, alarmists have supported dubious climate science that consis­tently blames carbon dioxide (CO2) for specul­ative future climate disas­ters, perhaps because it allows them to…

2016-09-29 21:56

@Climate Progress : Trump official says he doesn’t talk about Bill Clinton’s affairs, changes his mind 10 seconds later

2016-09-29 21:50

@Google: The Court Case That Will Decide Obama's Climate Legacy WIRED

WIRED The Court Case That Will Decide Obama's Climate Legacy WIRED This story origi­nally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collabo­ration. The future of the US's center­piece plan to tackle climate change hangs in the balance following nearly seven hours of legal argument over whether it tramples ... and more »

2016-09-29 21:46

@Climate Progress : United States close to suspe­nding talks with Russia over Syria

2016-09-29 21:39

@Google: Trump denies climate change as scien­tists fear we may soon cross the red line Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Trump denies climate change as scien­tists fear we may soon cross the red line Chicago Tribune On Thursday, a group of seven disting­uished climate scien­tists led by Robert Watson, a former chairman of the United Nations' Intergove­rnmental Panel on Climate Change, asserted that chance of holding warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius above ... and more »

2016-09-29 20:53

@Google: Exxon faces a first-​of-​its-​kind lawsuit over climate deception ThinkPr­ogress

ThinkPr­ogress Exxon faces a first-​of-​its-​kind lawsuit over climate deception ThinkPr­ogress “This is a stunning example of how Exxon­Mobil's climate deceit hits home, where their repeated sworn, but false, state­ments to regul­ators that this facility was prepared for climate condi­tions put the surrou­nding commun­ities that have hosted the ... Lawsuit: Exxon­Mobil polluted river, ignored climate

2016-09-29 20:48

@Climate Progress : Exxon faces a first-​of-​its-​kind lawsuit over climate deception

2016-09-29 20:39

@Google: Oslo Plans 'Climate Budget' to Cut Emissions in Half TIME

TIME Oslo Plans' Climate Budget' to Cut Emissions in Half TIME The city gover­nment in Oslo announced plans to prior­itize green­house gas emissions with the creation of a “ climate budget” that officials hope will help the city cut green­house gas emissions in half in just four years. “We'll count carbon dioxide the ... Oslo's' climate budget' aims to halve carbon emissions in just 4…

2016-09-29 20:35

@Climate Progress : Wisconsin may have lied to a federal court in order to get away with voter suppre­ssion

2016-09-29 20:21

@Jo Nova: The South Austr­alian black out — A grid on the edge. There were warnings that renew­ables made it vulnerable

Austra­lians are going to be talking about this for weeks. Indeed, the SA Blackout is the stuff of legend.

The Greens are blaming coal (what else?) for causing bad storms and black­outs. Forget that Queen­sland gets hit with cyclones all the time and the whole state grid doesn’t break. Some greenies are also raging against “the politici­zation” of the storms. Yes, Indeedy. Go tell that to Will…

2016-09-29 20:21

@Climate Progress : Lyft driver berates, kicks out passenger for being gay and a ‘bad Jew’

2016-09-29 20:06

@Climate Depot: Arctic Ice Extent Recov­ering At Record Pace

Arctic Ice Extent Recov­ering At Record Pace https://n­otalotofp­eopleknow­that.word­press.com­/2016/09/­29/arctic-​ice-​extent-​recov­ering-​at-​record-​pace/ By Paul Homewood http://oc­ean.dmi.d­k/arctic/­icethickn­ess/thk.u­k.php Arctic sea ice continues to grow back at a pheno­menal rate. Since the start of the month, growth has comfor­table exceeded anything on record since daily figures began in 1987.…

2016-09-29 19:59

@DeSmogBlog: Trump Economic Adviser "Pushing" for Climate Denier and Fossil Fuel Apologist to Head EPA

Stephen Moore  — eco­nomic adviser for Repub­lican Party presid­ential candidate Donald Trump's campaign — recently told Polit­ico's Morning Energy that he is “ pushing ” to have a climate change denier and fossil fuel promoter,  Kathleen Hartnet­t White , named as head of the U.S. Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) if Trump is elected president in Nov­ember.

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2016-09-29 19:58

@John Fleck: Some great deals right now on my book

The last month of my life has been remark­able. My book, ­Water is for Fighting Over: and Other Myths about Water in the West, emerged into the world, and people noticed it and they’ve been talking about it and I could not be more happy. Nick Stockton interv­iewed me for W­ired, Brad Plumer did a Q ...

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2016-09-29 19:49

@Google: Engaging industry in addre­ssing climate change MIT News

MIT News Engaging industry in addre­ssing climate change MIT News The mission of the Oil and Gas Climate Initi­ative (OGCI), a two-​year-​old organi­zation comprised of 10 major oil and gas compa­nies, is one not commonly assoc­iated with the industry: to catalyze practical action to reduce green­house gas emiss­ions. Intent ...

2016-09-29 19:45

@Google: Mimicking Nature to Fight Climate Change TakePart

TakePart Mimicking Nature to Fight Climate Change TakePart Can nature teach us to how to mitigate the effects of climate change, or even to reverse it? That's the idea behind of an upcoming compet­ition created by the Biomi­micry Insti­tute, a nonprofit that helps people and organiz­ations to create sustai­nable ...

2016-09-29 19:30

@Climate Progress : Talking consp­iracy theories with the historian who defeated a Holocaust denier in court

2016-09-29 19:15


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