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Climate Depot: Redefining Global Warming Reporting

Climate Deport is run by Marc Morano, former Communications Director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee and senior aide, speechwriter, and climate researcher for Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), is the executive editor and chief correspondent for, a pioneering climate and eco-news center. The news effort, begun in April 2009, is a special project of the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), a Washington, D.C.-based public policy organization that has been working since 1985 to infuse the environmental debate with a balanced perspective, and to promote market-based and safe technological solutions to various public-interest concerns.

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Climate Depot: Claim: ‘Gender justice:’ ‘To combat climate change, increase women′s participation’ …  Although the United Nations climate change secretariat (UNFCCC) is led by a woman for the second time in a row — current Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa, who followed Christiana Figueres — women are still vastly absent from climate change decision-making. And largely ignored by climate policies.…

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Climate Depot: Claim: ‘Climate Change Could Increase Volcano Eruptions’ November 23, 2017 12:21 PM Climate Change Could Increase Volcano Eruptions RELATED ARTICLES FUTURE VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS COULD CAUSE MORE CLIMATE DISRUPTION October 31, 2017 10:13 AM Large Volcanic Eruptions in Tropics Can Trigger El Niño Events October 4, 2017 08:21 AM Ice cores show volcanic eruptions and cold climate strongly linked August 4,…

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Climate Depot: WaPo: What the first Thanksgiving can teach us about adjusting to ‘climate shock’

  By Sam White November 22 at 4:14 PM Sam White is associate professor of history at the Ohio State University and author of “A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North America.” Every American schoolchild learns a version of the first Thanksgiving, a story half-legend and half-history: After the Pilgrims spent a freezing first

2017-11-23 13:06   Click to comment

Climate Depot: BBC hypes study: Using Deep fat fryers ‘may help form clouds that limit global warming’

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent Fatty acids released into the air from cooking may help form clouds that limit global warming, say scientists. Researchers believe these molecules arrange themselves into complex 3-D structures in atmospheric droplets. These aerosols persist for longer than normal and can seed the formation of clouds which experts say can have

2017-11-23 13:02   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Oh No! How climate change could cause a pumpkin shortage! – ‘Could quash a Thanksgiving tradition’

By Diana Madson There’s a good chance the pumpkin in your Thanksgiving pie came from Morton, Illinois. This pumpkin paradise produces most of the nation’s holiday squash. But dark skies may loom ahead. Pumpkins are fair weather fruit; squash rots in squishy fields. And in 2015, record rainfall put a big dent in canned pumpkin

2017-11-23 12:41   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Trump To Sign Defense Bill Calling Climate Change A National Security Threat

JONAH BENNETT National Security/Politics Reporter 5:51 PM 11/22/2017 11 President Donald Trump is expected to sign the annual defense budget bill, that calls climate change a threat to national security. The National Defense Authorization Act states that climate change is a threat to the Pentagon’s 128 military bases, and now Trump is expected to sign

2017-11-22 23:08   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Climate Change Alarmism Is ‘Garbage In, Garbage Out,’ Retired NASA Physicist Says

HOUSTON—Unvalidated climate models that don’t correspond with physical data and the requirements of the scientific method contribute to unfounded climate alarmism, a retired NASA physicist said at the Heartland Institute’s recent America First Energy Conference. Since America’s national security depends in part on energy security, unsubstantiated claims about global warming that…

2017-11-22 22:36   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Climate Statistician: Don’t confuse science with modeling – It’s Kathleen Hartnett White, not Ed Markey, Who’s Right on Climate Models

Special To Climate Depot It’s Kathleen Hartnett White, not Ed Markey, Who’s Right on Climate Models By Caleb Rossiter (Caleb Rossiter is a former congressional staffer on foreign policy and a former professor at American University.  He is now an adjunct professorial lecturer in the university’s School of International Service as well as in its

2017-11-22 22:28   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Scientists Say Earth Is Doomed Without ‘Urgent’ Action — Just Like They Did 25 Years Ago

Via: 11/14/2017 Reprints Environment: This week, thousands of scientists issued a bleak and terrifying “second notice” to mankind about how we will destroy the planet unless we take “urgent” action. If this warning is as reliable as the first notice these scientists issued in 1992, we have nothing to…

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Climate Depot: CNBC: ‘Climate deniers’ are plotting Trump’s path to the holy grail of deregulation

Climate change skeptics are methodically erecting a framework to make it easier for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to revoke the agency’s endangerment finding. The 2009 determination says greenhouse gas emissions endanger public health and welfare and underpins many Obama-era environmental regulations. Revoking the endangerment finding would make it easier for President Trump to undo his

2017-11-22 18:41   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Claim: ‘Global warming’ may be making bearded dragons ‘less intelligent’ says peer-reviewed study

Via: November 22, 2017 by Bob Yirka (—A team of researchers affiliated with the University of Lincoln in the U.K. has found evidence suggesting that as the planet heats up due to global warming, the bearded dragon may become less intelligent. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science,…

2017-11-22 18:35   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Signs Show Planet Entering A New Dalton Minimum…Solar Cycle 24 Continues To Be Weakest In 200 Years

Via: Signs Show Planet Entering A New Dalton Minimum…Solar Cycle 24 Continues To Be Weakest In 200 Years! By P Gosselin on 22. November 2017 Global surface temperatures have been falling steadily since the last El Nino, glacier melt has been decelerating…

2017-11-22 18:12   Click to comment

Climate Depot: The Atlantic: ‘Global Warming Might Be Especially Dangerous for Pregnant Women’ – ‘Heat waves could be linked to more premature births &  stillbirths’ Blend Images / Peathegee Inc / Getty ELLIE KINCAID NOV 21, 2017    HEALTH Share   Tweet   LinkedIn Email Print TEXT SIZE   Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. At 12:13 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on September 1, 2017, the San Francisco…

2017-11-22 11:40   Click to comment

Climate Depot: No, Trump’s Immigrant Grandfather Wasn’t A ‘Climate Change Refugee’

No, Trump’s Immigrant Grandfather Wasn’t A ‘Climate Change Refugee’ The media wants to shame Trump on global warming …Setting aside the debate over whether bad weather in individual years constitutes “climate change,” Glaser’s study itself provides little evidence that climate change…

2017-11-22 04:27   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Claim: Trump’s Grandfather Was Likely ‘a Climate Change Refugee’ By Stephen Leahy Climate was a major reason why people bearing some of Americaʼs most famous family names, including Trump, Pfizer, and Heinz, emigrated from southwest Germany in the 19th century, a new study reveals. Over 5 million Germans moved to North America from 1816 to 1886,…

2017-11-22 02:57   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Watch: UN ‘Centralized transformation’ – Fox News features Morano’s interview w/ fmr. UN climate chief

Special Report – Fox News Broadcast – November 15, 2017 Doug McKelway segment Bret Baier: The U.S. Is taking heavy criticism over President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. World leaders are in Germany participating in the latest round of talks as they seek a way forward without American help. Doug McKelway

2017-11-21 21:32   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Prof. Pielke Jr. on Michael Mann’s ‘departure from scientific norms’

Mr. Pielke is a professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is author of “The Edge” (Roaring Forties, 2016) and “The Climate Fix” (Basic, 2011). Mr. Jacobson’s lawsuit is only the latest example of deviance from Mertonian norms in climate and energy research. Consider Michael E. Mann, director of Penn State’s

2017-11-21 21:07   Click to comment

Climate Depot: TODAY IN CLIMATISTA POWER GRABBING: ‘Sustainability Officer’ at UN summit demands to end paper cups

BY STEVEN HAYWARD There’s another UN world climate conference under way over in Germany right now, which I have resolutely ignored because life is too short, and besides, Trump has doomed the planet by withdrawing from the Paris Accord, so what’s the point? However, I do have some friends who are gluttons for punishment and

2017-11-21 21:02   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Roger Pielke Jr. describes the distorting of climate science

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website Summary: Scientists and journalists play a vital role in the public policy debate about climate change, explaining the reports of the major climate agencies. Here Roger Pielke Jr. describes an example of how they too often misrepresent those findings, distorting the debate and feeding the public’s loss…

2017-11-21 20:23   Click to comment

Climate Depot: UN Green Climate Fund: good for bankers, bureaucrats, but not so much the poor

UN Green Climate Fund (GCF) — nice rort if you can get it The UN climate fund was set up in 2010 but has yet to send a single dollar of project money to its star sinking island (which isn’t sinking, but is poor). The NY Times has a long article describing how billions of

2017-11-21 20:22   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Not Powering Past Coal: 20 countries that didn’t use much coal, agree to not use much coal

Get excited everyone — the South Pacific Island of Nuie, with a population of 1,625 people has vowed not to build a coal plant. The nation is so small it is not even a member of the UN. This champion of the move away from coal is 98% powered by diesel. Source: Not Powering Past

2017-11-21 20:21   Click to comment

Climate Depot: STUDY: Before Warming A Bit, Antarctica Underwent 1,900 Years Of Cooling

‘Not in agreement with climate model simulations’ Source: STUDY: Before Warming A Bit, Antarctica Underwent 1,900 Years Of Cooling

2017-11-21 20:21   Click to comment

Climate Depot: EPA Progresses Through HUNDREDS Of FOIA Requests Left Unanswered Under Obama

‘We are committed to transparency’ Source: EPA Progresses Through HUNDREDS Of FOIA Requests Left Unanswered Under Obama

2017-11-21 20:20   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Green Levies ‘Will Add £200 To UK Energy Bills’

British Gas claims the cost of funding a switch to green energy and supporting poor families will add £200 to everyone’s bills next year. The company says it would be a fairer option to shift the cost from bills to income tax or other forms of taxation. Source: Green Levies ‘Will Add £200 To Energy

2017-11-21 20:20   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Climate Alarmists Keep Jet-Setting To Fancy International Meetings Despite Their Failed Models

Nearly two decades of global temperatures refuse to cooperate with climate prediction models Source: Climate Alarmists Keep Jet-Setting To Fancy International Meetings Despite Their Failed Models

2017-11-21 20:19   Click to comment

Climate Depot: It’s official: UN Climate Conference allows ‘harassment’ — But only if you’re anti-Trump By SHEILA GUNN REID – REBEL HOST | THE GUNN SHOW While I’m barred from reporting from inside the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (because asking a Canadian delegate one question last year was labeled “harassment”), anti-oil protesters who loudly disrupted Trump’s…

2017-11-21 20:06   Click to comment

Climate Depot: ‘Fake Indians,’ Trump trolling and other ‘craziness’ at UN Climate Conference

2017-11-21 19:57   Click to comment

Climate Depot: ‘Quaint’ German coal mining town may be ‘sacrificed’ to UN climate agenda

2017-11-21 19:55   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Germany: Wind turbines no match for coal mine

2017-11-21 19:53   Click to comment

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