@Climate Progress : Trump budget will repor­tedly cut food stamps, days after Agricu­lture Secretary promised not to…

Today: 16:14

@Climate Progress : Unive­rsity of Maryland stabbing suspect was a member of a white nation­alist Facebook group

Today: 15:52

@Climate Progress : More coal will lead to more poverty, new report warns

Today: 15:48

@Climate Progress : Neil Gorsuch can’t wait to get his hands on America’s campaign finance laws

Today: 15:24

@Watts Up With That?: China Claims Methane Hydrates Breakt­hrough May Lead To Global Energy Revolution

Via CNN Money h/t to GWPF China is talking up its achiev­ement of mining flammable ice for the first time from under­neath the South China Sea. Methane Hydrates: China’s Real South China Sea Goal? Estimates of the South China Sea’s methane hydrate potential now range as high as 150 billion cubic meters of natural gas…

Today: 14:52

@Climate Progress : Missis­sippi lawmaker says leaders who support removal of Confed­erate monuments ‘should be lynched’

Today: 14:47

@American Elephants: History, Revisited.

Today: 14:39

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Nuclear Power Joins the Walking Dead

Nuclear propo­nents keep talking about “new” nuclear, techno­logies that will finally meet accep­table standards of safety, while providing insurance against weaponi­zation and nuclear prolife­ration. Nobody’s actually building that tech yet – meanwhi­le, the realiz­ation has set in among even the most enthus­iastic propon­ents, that, while the zero carbon energy from nuclear is a desirable commod­ity,…

Today: 14:30

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: In UK, World’s Biggest Wind Turbines Set New Standard

8 MW turbines. That’s a big machine, but not nearly the upper limit. Offshore power coming of age is a real game changer. Big implic­ations for more tradit­ional power sources. They are, of course, not American, we’ve given away that leader­ship. Thanks climate deniers! Guardian: The planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun

Today: 14:28

@Climate Progress : Cabinet official brags that no one protested Trump in Saudi Arabia, where prote­sting is illegal

Today: 14:27

@American Elephants: Aaargh! I overdid it. But the sun came out!

The weather gods decided to allow the sun to come out for the weekend, and undoub­tedly I’m not the only one suffering from trying to do all the things in the yard that didn’t get done because it was raining all winter long. I overdid it, and my back is reminding me every time I

Today: 14:21

@Paul Homewood: China Claims Methane Hydrates Breakt­hrough May Lead To Global Energy Revolution

By Paul Homewood   China is talking up its achiev­ement of mining flammable ice for the first time from under­neath the South China Sea. The fuel-​hungry country has been pursuing the energy source, located at the bottom of oceans and in polar regions, for nearly two decades. China’s minister of land and resou­rces, Jiang Daming,

Today: 13:54

@Climate Progress : Op-​Ed: Raising the minimum wage is essential for working people. We know from experi­ence.

Today: 13:37

@Climate Progress : Disapp­earing Data

Today: 13:30

@Climate Progress : Trump arrives in Israel having already confused and antago­nized his allies there

Today: 13:01

@Google: True Climate Justice Puts Commun­ities of Color First | The Nation The Nation.

The Nation. True Climate Justice Puts Commun­ities of Color First | The Nation The Nation. Black and brown commun­ities have long borne the brunt of our addiction to fossil fuels—and now they are leading the fight for a post-​carbon economy. Climate change will affect millen­nials' pension prospects Financial Times A conser­vative answer on climate change | Pitts­burgh Post-​Gazette Pittsb­urgh…

Today: 13:00

@Real Science: 1969 : New York Times Predicted An Ice Free Arctic And An Ice Age Three Days Apart

In 1969, the fake news New York Times predicted an ice-​free Arctic by 1989, and three days later predicted a new ice age. Expert Says Arctic Ocean Will Soon Be an Open Sea – Catast­rophic Shifts in Climate Feared Science …

Today: 12:51

@Real Science: New York Times – Recycling The Same Fake News For 70 Years

Seventy years ago this week, the New York Times said Greenland was melting and we were all going to drown. In fact, the situation was so serious that we needed to send money to an interna­tional agency of scien­tists to …

Today: 12:31

@Google: Ahead of Exxon's annual meeting, climate activists gain ground Reuters

Reuters Ahead of Exxon's annual meeting, climate activists gain ground Reuters The reports the activists have sought through the advisory shareh­older resolu­tions are sometimes known as"2 degree scenario analysis" reports after the goal of the 2015 Paris climate accord to limit global temper­ature increases to 2 degrees Celsius (3 ... and more »

Today: 12:10

@Yale Climate Media Forum: Massach­usetts prepares for wind energy

Off-​shore wind energy is common in Europe. It’s never taken off in the U.S. But now Massach­usetts is changing that. The state will soon request compet­itive bids for off-​shore wind develo­pment – at sites 14 miles or more from Martha’s

The post Massach­usetts prepares for wind energy appeared first on Yale Climate Connec­tions .

Today: 12:00

@Real Science: Arctic Fake News Update

As recently as 20 minutes ago, fake news s­tories continue to appear that the Arctic is hot and sea ice is at a record low. Actual data shows that Arctic temper­atures are far below normal, sea ice is normal, and extent …

Today: 11:33

@Paul Homewood: Another Telegraph Advert For Offshore Wind

By Paul Homewood     Jillian Ambrose writes up another glowing advert­ising piece for the offshore wind industry:   The sound made by 100 tonnes of steel and carbon fibre rotating 400 feet overhead is surpri­singly unders­tated. Each whoosh of the 260 foot blades spans an area the size of the London Eye and generates

Today: 11:10

@Google: Trump's Fox News deputy national security adviser fooled him with climate fake news The Guardian

The Guardian Trump's Fox News deputy national security adviser fooled him with climate fake news The Guardian Third, although we've establ­ished climate scien­tists weren't wrong in the 1970s, even if they had been, so what? Science advances, and we under­stand how the climate works today much better than we did 40 years ago, as illust­rated in this funny video by ...

Today: 11:00

@Google: Trump's Fox News deputy national security advisor fooled him with climate fake news The Guardian

The Guardian Trump's Fox News deputy national security advisor fooled him with climate fake news The Guardian Third, although we've establ­ished climate scien­tists weren't wrong in the 1970s, even if they had been, so what? Science advances, and we under­stand how the climate works today much better than we did 40 years ago, as illust­rated in this funny video by ...

Today: 11:00

@Google: President discusses climate change and migration with Pope Irish Times

Irish Times President discusses climate change and migration with Pope Irish Times President Michael D Higgins has discussed a range of issues including climate change, migration and the need to achieve social cohesion during a meeting with Pope Francis in Rome this morning. The meeting lasted 15 minutes and Mr Higgins was later ... and more »

Today: 10:56

@Watts Up With That?: Oxfam’s Climate Warriors Declare War on Poor People

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oxfam have written a report which claims coal power will create more poverty. In my opinion this claim is a disgu­sting direct attack on the coal fired industria­lisation, jobs and opportu­nities currently lifting a growing number of people out of chronic poverty in Asia and Africa. More coal equals more…

Today: 09:30

@Google: Climate 'shares' proposal to tackle emissions touted by water reform expert Mike Young ABC Online

ABC Online Climate 's­hares' proposal to tackle emissions touted by water reform expert Mike Young ABC Online Professor Young said there was a key diffe­rence between an ETS and his proposal, which would be the use of" climate shares" with their own value that exist in perpet­uity. He said the Federal Gover­nment would not be able to abolish the climate shares ...

Today: 08:56

@Google: It's high time we take politics out of 'climate change' debates: Here's why Business Standard

Business Standard It's high time we take politics out of' climate change' debates: Here's why Business Standard The problem with this distin­ction is that climate change's global reach and extended time scale can make it seem like it is happening somewhere else and to someone else (or, indeed, not at all). So perhaps the distin­ction is not useful for the cultural ... and more…

Today: 08:45

@Climatism: Carbon Taxes Pound Canada Economy

Origi­nally posted on Science Matters : ? https://s-​media-​cache-​ak0.pinimg­.com/736x/­75/58/69/7­55869282f6­0721d92146­ddeabffca1­2.jpg Canadian Inflation Jumps As Carbon Taxes Come Into Force Globe and Mail: Canadian inflation spiked to its highest rate in more than two years in January, as new carbon taxes in Alberta and Ontario fuelled a surge in gasoline prices. Stati­stics Canada reported that the…

Today: 08:22

@Google: China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change New York Times

New York Times China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change New York Times According to research released last week at a United Nations climate meeting in Germany, China and India should easily exceed the targets they set for thems­elves in the 2015 Paris Agreement signed by more than 190 count­ries. China's emissions of carbon ... Climate change will affect millen­nials' pension…

Today: 08:21


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