@Google: Times columnist blasted by 'nasty left' for climate change piece New York Post

Vocativ Times columnist blasted by'nasty left' for climate change piece New York Post A New York Times columnist who was “haran­gued” for months by “bullying Trump suppor­ters” says he's now being blasted by the “nasty left” — after he penned a piece about how absurd it was to blindly support climate change, without listening to both ... New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts…

Today: 04:28

@Real Science: Cool Stuff From This Afternoon

This guy got too close to the freeway and took off in a hurry.

Today: 03:44

@Watts Up With That?: An Invit­ation To Debate “Climate Change”

I had tweeted the follo­wing: Various people either liked or retweeted this, including my mad mate and human lightning rod, James Deling­pole. This post started because someone named Robin Whitlock tweeted the follo­wing: Delin­gpole is a knuckled­ragger, pure and simple. It’s a wonder his brain hasn’t shriv­elled by now, or perhaps it has… To which…

Today: 03:43

@American Elephants: This Is A Map of Murders in the United States Of America

I ran across a shocking map yeste­rday, a map of murders in the United States in 2014. Fifty-​four percent of U.S. counties had no murders in 2014—­none, zero. Two percent of counties have fifty-​one percent of the murders. The map comes to us from the Crime Preve­ntion Research Center. 2014 is the most recent year

Today: 03:19

@Google: EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades Washi­ngton Post

Washi­ngton Post EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades Washi­ngton Post The Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency announced Friday evening its website would be “under­going changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, trigg­ering the removal of several agency websites conta­ining detailed climate data and ... Donald Trump's first 100 days…

Today: 03:12

@Watts Up With That?: Did Australia Just Make Itself Un-​invest­ible?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greens have scored a major coup in Austr­alia, as their PR campaign has appar­ently just convinced all four of the big Austr­alian banks to close the door to lending to major new coal projects. My question – who in their right mind would invest in such a failed business environ­ment?…

Today: 02:45

@Climate Depot: Climate march in Denver to feature a ‘die in’: ‘People wearing black will lay on the ground as if they are dead’

Via: http­://wester­nwire.net­/winter-​blast-​putting-​climate-​protests-​on-​ice-​in-​colorado/ BY STAFF APRIL 28, 2017 – Western Wire The Denver protest, the biggest one planned for the state, includes staging a so-​called “die in,” according to event planners. “We will be doing an Aerial Image,” event planners wrote on the protest website. “A section of that will include a ‘die in’,…

Today: 02:35

@Climate Depot: Cheers! On eve of climate march, EPA removes climate change page from website

BY DEVIN HENRY – 04/28/17 07:45 PM EDT The Environ­mental Prote­ction Agency (EPA) removed several pages – including those related to climate change – from its website on Friday as part of an update to “reflect the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump and Adminis­trator Scott Pruitt.” EPA officials removed the page relating to

Today: 02:24

@Climate Depot: Up to 2 Foot Snow Blast Putting ‘Global Warming’ Protests On Ice In Colorado

The threat of a major snowstorm is already putting Denver-​area climate marches on ice. With the Washi­ngton Post reporting on how the “swelt­ering heat” in our nation’s capital is providing a relevant backdrop for the “People’s Climate March” tomorrow, the foot of snow expected in Colorado tomorrow has already postponed one of the several planned

Today: 02:14

@Google: Donald Trump's first 100 days catast­rophic for the enviro­nment, say climate experts The Indepe­ndent

The Indepe­ndent Donald Trump's first 100 days catast­rophic for the enviro­nment, say climate experts The Indepe­ndent The reactions to the effect of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presi­dency on the enviro­nment and climate change were perhaps predic­table. After all, the 100th day of his term of office on Saturday will see a mass Climate March in protest against ... EPA website removes climate

Today: 01:46

@Google: Why Muslims are marching for climate CNN

CNN Why Muslims are marching for climate CNN Nana Firman is the Muslim outreach director for GreenF­aith, an inter­faith environ­mental coali­tion, and is a climate reality leader and mentor. She is also the co-​founder of the Global Muslim Climate Network. The views expressed in this comme­ntary are ... Marching against climate change in the age of Donald Trump New Statesman Weekly wrap: who controls…

Today: 01:06

@Google: EPA removes climate change page from website The Hill

The Hill EPA removes climate change page from website The Hill EPA officials removed the page relating to the Obama adminis­tration's main emissions regul­ation for power plants, which now directs to an article about an executive order Trump signed in March undoing Obama's climate agenda. The agency's pages relating ... 777 former EPA officials signed a letter urging Congress to reject the Trump…

Today: 00:45

@Climate Depot: Gore, DiCaprio to descend on DC to protest Trump on ‘global warming’

Climate march to spoil Trump’s big day It seems the Earth has a sense of irony. “Record-​breaking heat” is possible at the People’s Climate March in DC on Saturday, where thousands of people are planning to protest against the presid­ent’s climate change policies on his 100th day in office. Trump’s initia­tives include, but are not

2017-04-28 23:13

@robertscribbler: In Defense of Our Precious Earth — A People’s Climate March

I think it can be fairly said that we are a people who believe in a better future. That the ideals of America are founded on building prosp­erity and expanding prospects — not only for ourse­lves, but for our fellows and for those genera­tions that are to follow. Americans have often been described as a

2017-04-28 23:07

@DeSmogBlog: Ex-​NYC Mayor Mike Bloom­berg: 'Clean Coal' Is BS, but Feds Should 'Stay Out of the Way' on Climate

At a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) summit in New York City this week, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was blunt about the prospects for so-​called “clean ­coal.”

“Carbon capture is total bulls­hit,” he told the crowd of several hundred top energy industry execu­tives and financ­iers. “This is a figment of imagi­nation.”

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2017-04-28 22:54

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Scribble, Waterm­arks, and the Vault Leaks

Some comments on "Scri­bble" and water­marks in docum­ents.

2017-04-28 22:43

@Watts Up With That?: Friday Funny: The Peoples #Climat­eMarch – Recycled Humor for a Sustai­nable Society

Cheesy Jokes for the April 29th March, recycl­ed and improved By Sam Kazman, Compet­itive Enter­prise Institute CEI doesn’t support recycling mandates, but there’s nothing wrong with voluntary recyc­ling. And that’s what we’re doing here—re­cycling our March for Science jokes from last week for tomor­row’s People’s Climate March­—with a few addit­ions. –Why did the People’s Climate…

2017-04-28 22:31

@Climate Progress : Trump nominates deputy Interior secretary with serious conflicts of interest

2017-04-28 22:30

@Climate Progress : Trump echoes extreme militant group in NRA speech

2017-04-28 22:18

@The Chiefio - E.M. Smith: Venezuela – how to collapse an economy in 5 easy lessons…

Some comments on how to collapse an economy using Venezuela as the present poster child.

2017-04-28 21:57

@John Fleck: we have a Deputy Interior Secretary nominee

McClat­chy’s Stuart Leaven­worth has details on the nominee to be of Deputy Interior Secre­tary, one of the key positions top the federal bureau­cracy that helps manage western water: His name is David Longly Bernh­ardt, and he’s worked as the top lobbyist for Califo­rnia’s Westlands Water District, the largest agricu­ltural entity of its kind in the ...

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2017-04-28 21:52

@Google: Boulder County residents gear up for climate march in Denver Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder County residents gear up for climate march in Denver Boulder Daily Camera The People's Climate March takes place in Washin­gton, D.C., on Saturday morning, but a sister event at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver is drawing Boulder County residents concerned that climate change poses an existe­ntial threat to the world and ...

2017-04-28 21:16

@EcoEquity: Equity is the Missing Key for Climate Roadmaps

In March of 2017, ­Johan Rocks­tröm, the author of  Big World, Small Planet: Abundance within Planetary Boundaries , along with a extremely high-​tone list of co-​authors, published A roadmap for rapid decarbon­ization in Science.  In it they propose …

2017-04-28 21:12

@Google: Trump adminis­tration wins victory in effort to roll back Obama climate change efforts CBC.ca

CNBC Trump adminis­tration wins victory in effort to roll back Obama climate change efforts CBC.ca The regula­tions sought to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants by about one-​third by 2030, a goal in line with the United States' commi­tment under the Paris climate accords. In a second order issued Friday, the appeals court in Washi­ngton ... Court pauses litig­ation over Obama climate

2017-04-28 21:07

@Watts Up With That?: Finding: tropical storms produce radiation bursts

NASA’s Fermi Catches Gamma-​ray Flashes from Tropical Storms About a thousand times a day, thunder­storms fire off fleeting bursts of some of the highest-​energy light naturally found on Earth. These events, called terres­trial gamma-​ray flashes (TGFs), last less than a millis­econd and produce gamma rays with tens of millions of times the energy of visible…

2017-04-28 21:00

@EcoEquity: Drawdown is a real step forward, though another is needed

My review  of Drawdown was published in The Nation on April 28, 2017, under the title  A New Book on the Climate Crisis Makes the Persu­asive Case That We’re Not Doomed,  Not for technol­ogical reasons, anyway .”   It richly praises …

2017-04-28 20:41

@John Fleck: Costs, benefits of direct and indirect potable reuse

My UNM faculty colleague Caroline Scruggs and soon-​to-​be-​graduate of both Co­mmunity and Regional Planning and the Water Resources Program Jason Herman have a new paper on the costs of treating and reusing wastew­ater. Caroline and her students have been looking closely at the issue in the context of small inland commun­ities, which are increa­singly eyeing both ...

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2017-04-28 20:21

@Google: How a Profes­sional Climate Change Denier Disco­vered the Lies and Decided to Fight for Science The Intercept

The Intercept How a Profes­sional Climate Change Denier Disco­vered the Lies and Decided to Fight for Science The Intercept The hardest part of reversing the warming of the planet may be convi­ncing climate change skeptics of the need to do so. Although scien­tists who study the issue overwh­elming agree that the earth is under­going rapid and profound climate changes due to ... and more »

2017-04-28 20:15

@Climate Progress : Trump pledges to reopen the Arctic for drilling

2017-04-28 20:11

@Climate Depot: People’s Climate March on Saturday — through Snow!? Spring snowstorm may hit sister marches in West

April 28th, 2017 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. You would think that since it’s almost May that one could plan a march against global warming without having to worry about getting snowed on. Well, weather rules — not climate. While the People’s Climate March in Washi­ngton DC Saturday (April 29) will enjoy unseas­onably warm

2017-04-28 20:10