@Real Science: Draining The Climate Swamp

Another success for President Trump. Climate scien­tists leaving the US and moving to France. Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 U.S. climate scien­tists to France – The Washi­ngton Post This is quite a troupe of well …

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@Climate Progress : The other, mostly forgo­tten, time that Trump bragged about sexual harassment

As the #MeToo movement continues to gather steam, toppling powerful man after powerful man, attention is finally returning to the elephant in the room: the numerous allega­tions of sexual misco­nduct against President Donald Trump. Many immedi­ately associate the allega­tions with the infamous Access Hollywood tape — on which Trump was caught bragging about grabbing women by

Today: 00:37

@Watts Up With That?: Study: finds a solar amplifi­cation mechanism by which solar activity cosmic rays control climate

The HockeyS­chtick writes: A paper published today in the Jo­urnal of Atmosp­heric and Solar-​Terres­trial Physics­ finds another potential solar amplifi­cation mechanism mediated by galactic cosmic rays [GCRs] (and distinct from Sve­nsmark’s cosmic ray theory of climate). The author demonst­rates: Solar modul­ation of GCR [Galactic Cosmic Rays] is trans­lated down to the Earth climate. The mediator…

Today: 00:30

@Google: Theresa May puts tackling climate change back on Tory agenda The Guardian

The Guardian Theresa May puts tackling climate change back on Tory agenda The Guardian The prime minister set out her commi­tment to dealing with climate change in an article for the Guardian, echoing David Cameron's 2005 efforts to show the Tories cared about global warming. Ahead of this week's climate change summit in Paris, May said ... Promising to'Make Our Planet Great Again,' Macron lures…

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@Google: Climate Change Has Come for Los Angeles New York Magazine

New York Magazine Climate Change Has Come for Los Angeles New York Magazine To a poetic approxi­mation, it's not a bad estimate of how much of a handle we have on the forces of climate change that unleashed it — which is to say, hardly any. “The city burning is Los Angeles's deepest image of itself,” Joan Didion wrote in “Los ... Calif­ornia governor scans wildfire damage and blasts Trump…

2017-12-11 22:50

@Climate Depot: Feds push court to dismiss children climate change lawsuit

2017-12-11 22:41

@Climate Depot: He’s Governor Moonbeam Again, Brown Claims Wildfires Are Caused By Warming

2017-12-11 22:39

@Climate Depot: Promising to ‘Make Our Planet Great Again,’ Macron lures 13 U.S. climate scien­tists to France

By Steven Mufson D­ecember 11 at 2:15 PM Former secretary generals of the United Nations Kofi Annan, left, and Ban Ki-​moon, right, sit across from French P­resident Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Dec, 11, 2017. (Pool photo by Michel Euler via Reuters) What initially looked like an impish dig at President Trump by French President Emmanuel Macron over

2017-12-11 22:10

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Tax Bill’s Not so Hidden Agenda: Sinking Science in America

In Trump’s America, pesky scien­tists cannot be allowed to spread their dangerous “facts”. An objec­tive, testable, reality, separate from the pronoun­cements and tweets of the Beloved Leader, is a threat to autoc­racy. Hence, key provi­sions in the Repub­lican  tax plan. A feature, not a bug.  Smart alecky edjuma­cated elitists don’t vote for people who think

2017-12-11 21:49

@Climate Progress : Even the Trump administ­ration’s own analysis shows the GOP tax plan won’t pay for itself

On Monday, the U.S. Treasury Depar­tment finally released its analysis of the GOP tax plan: a single page report that essent­ially concedes the analysis by the Joint Committee on Taxation is correct. According to the Treasury analysis, the tax plan will cost an estimated $1.5 trillion dollars, while raising only $408 billion in revenue, leaving

2017-12-11 21:43

@Climate Progress : Simeon Booker, a trailb­lazing chron­icler of segre­gated America, dies at 99

During the turbulent and segre­gated days in the middle of the last century, Simeon Booker, a fearless and ambitious journ­alist for Ebony and Jet magaz­ines, journeyed into the depths of Dixie to document the brutality of racism. Perhaps best known as the man who shocked America with his honest and revealing reporting on the death

2017-12-11 21:01

@Climate Progress : GOP figures are coming out against Roy Moore, but it’s too little, too late

A growing number of powerful Republ­icans have begun to speak out against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in the days leading up to the Alabama special election for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacant seat. Unfortu­nately, with the polls opening in less than 24 hours — and Moore seemingly in the lead despite allega­tions of child

2017-12-11 20:52

@robertscribbler: After a Brief Respite, Climate Change Enhanced Drought is Returning to the U.S.

Unseas­onable warmth across the American West and overall dry condi­tions across the South is causing drought to expand throu­ghout many parts of the United States. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, most of the southern half of the United States is presently experi­encing abnor­mally dry or drought condit­ions. Meanw­hile, an intense drought that has remained

2017-12-11 20:51

@Real Science: 52 Virgins Breathing Easier Tonight

2017-12-11 20:43

@Climate Progress : Another state to warn CHIP families that insurance might end because Congress failed to act

On Monday, Virginia officials began notifying families, who receive coverage through the Child­ren’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), that the program may end on January 31st if the federal gover­nment does not adequ­ately fund it soon; WAMU 88.5 reporter Selena Simmons-​Duffin first reported the news. Congress failed to reauth­orize funding for CHIP on September 30th. Now, 6­5,000

2017-12-11 20:41

@Google: Arctic indig­enous leaders tell UK it must do more to combat climate change The Indepe­ndent

The Indepe­ndent Arctic indig­enous leaders tell UK it must do more to combat climate change The Indepe­ndent Leaders from three indig­enous Arctic commun­ities have called on the UK Gover­nment to meet and exceed its commit­ments under the Paris Climate Agree­ment. They have also urged the MPs to only support sustai­nable develo­pment in the far north. In an event ...

2017-12-11 20:41

@DeSmogBlog: ALEC, Corporate-​Funded Bill Mill, Considers Model State Bill Cracking Down on Pipeline Protesters

At its recent States Nation Policy Summit , the American Legisl­ative Exchange Council (ALEC) , a group that connect­s state legisl­ators with corpor­ations and creates templates for state legisl­ation, voted on a model bill c­alling for the crack d­own and potential criminal­ization of those prote­sting U.S. oil and gas pipeline­ infrast­ructure.

Dubbed the  Critical Infrast­ructure Prote­ction Act ,…

2017-12-11 20:19

@Climatism: Don’t Bank On Solar Power In Winter!

Origi­nally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT : By Paul Homewood ? ? Wait till the Health Safety Stasi see this! ? The renewable lobby would like you to believe that solar power is an important part of our future energy strategy. But they don’t tell you just how little power is…

2017-12-11 20:09

@Google: With Climate Change, Tree Die-​Offs May Spread in the West New York Times

New York Times With Climate Change, Tree Die-​Offs May Spread in the West New York Times HELENA, Montana — Ponderosa pine and pinyon forests in the American West will die at an incre­asing rate as the world grows warmer, becoming less and less resilient when they are weakened by higher tempera­tures, according to new projec­tions. Although ...

2017-12-11 20:06

@Google: France names winners of anti-​Trump climate change grants ABC News

ABC News France names winners of anti-​Trump climate change grants ABC News Eighteen climate scien­tists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presid­ential term. The"Make Our Planet ... French president's climate talent search nabs 18 foreign…

2017-12-11 20:05

@Paul Homewood: Don’t Bank On Solar Power In Winter!

By Paul Homewood     Wait till the Health Safety Stasi see this!   The renewable lobby would like you to believe that solar power is an important part of our future energy strategy. But they don’t tell you just how little power is produced during winter months, at the time when demand is

2017-12-11 20:00

@Climate Progress : Right-​wing group sends 12-​year-​old girl to interview Roy Moore

A pro-​Trump group arranged this week to have a 12-​year-​old girl interview Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, whose special election campaign is entering its final 24 hours. Millie March went viral at the Conser­vative Party Action Confe­rence (CPAC) in February, where she offered a full-​throttle defense of President Trump’s legisl­ative agenda. Since then, she has

2017-12-11 19:48

@Google: Promising to 'Make Our Planet Great Again,' Macron lures 13 US climate scien­tists to France Washi­ngton Post

Washi­ngton Post Promising to'Make Our Planet Great Again,' Macron lures 13 US climate scien­tists to France Washi­ngton Post What initially looked like an impish dig at President Trump by French President Emmanuel Macron over climate policy has turned into a concrete plan. First, when the Trump adminis­tration proposed slashing federal science budgets and then, on June 1 ... French president's…

2017-12-11 19:21

@Google: French presid­ent's climate talent search nabs 18 foreign scien­tists Science Magazine

Science Magazine French president's climate talent search nabs 18 foreign scientists Science Magazine French President Emmanuel Macron's effort to lure disgru­ntled foreign climate scien­tists to France—es­pecially from the United State­s—has produced its first harvest. France today announced that Macron's Make Our Planet Great Again initi­ative has ... France names winners of anti-​Trump climate

2017-12-11 19:03

@Climate Progress : The White House’s audacious new lie about the women accusing the president of sexual abuse

This morning, three women who have accused Trump of sexual assau­lting them appeared on Megyn Kelly’s talk show, sharing new details of what they say was abuse at the hands of the presi­dent. They are among at least 14 women who accuse Trump of sexual assault. In response, the White House issued a statement claiming

2017-12-11 19:00

@Paul Homewood: Coal And Gas Working Flat Out To Keep UK Grid Going On Coldest Night Of Year

By Paul Homewood   http://ww­w.gridwat­ch.templa­r.co.uk/    It’s probably going to be the coldest night of the year, and the grid is working nearly flat out.   At 18.30, coal is providing 9.88 GW and is running at full capacity. CCGT is providing nearly half of our power, and is again at nearly full capacity. There

2017-12-11 18:58

@Real Science: New Video : Latest Specta­cular Fraud From The UN

2017-12-11 18:55

@Google: The Latest: 18 climate scien­tists win French grants ABC News

ABC News The Latest: 18 climate scien­tists win French grants ABC News French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded grants worth millions of euros to bring 18 American and other climate scien­tists to France, a program to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. Macron devised the grant ... France lures US scien­tists with anti-​Trump climate grants CBS News What you…

2017-12-11 18:44

@Google: The Latest: France's Macron welcomes US climate scien­tists ABC News

ABC News The Latest: France's Macron welcomes US climate scientists ABC News French President Emmanuel Macron is welcoming American and other foreign climate scien­tists to France as he tries to pump new energy into an interna­tional agreement to curb global warming. Macron is annou­ncing the winners Monday of a contest offering ... France to award American climate scien­tists anti-​Donald Trump ... CBS…

2017-12-11 18:44

@Watts Up With That?: ‘Safe AGU’ plan adopted for #AGU17 meeting or The sad case of Dr. Sarah Myhre, part 2

This is interesti­ng. Given the recent political climate of harassers being forced to step down, I wonder if AGU will retroac­tively remove any AGU members who have harassed in the past? Safe AGU: Ethics, Response to Harass­ment, and Work-​Climate Related Events This year AGU’s Board adopted an up­dated Ethics Policy. This policy takes a much stronger stance…

2017-12-11 18:43


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