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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: ‘Want to solve climate change problems? Put women in charge’ – ‘Imagine a world where women are in charge. And then you’ll imagine a world without fossil fuels’ Meet scientist, feminist, activist Sarah Myhre » Yale Climate Connections Sarah Myhre: Scientist/feminist/activist, all in one By Karin Kirk “Want to solve climate change problems? Put women in charge, says the academic researcher, feminist, nonprofit activist, and force of nature on the issues that…

2018-05-19 12:46   Click to comment

Climate Depot: University Professor Fired for Telling-the-Truth on Climate Change

by Jennifer on May 19, 2018 in Information, News BACK in 2016, when I asked Peter Ridd if he would write a chapter for the book I was editing I could not possibly have envisaged it could contribute to the end of his thirty-year career as a university professor. Peter Ridd as a first year undergraduate science student at James Cook

2018-05-18 22:23   Click to comment

Climate Depot: New Threat: ‘Climate change’ threatens hummingbirds – ‘Warming temps make it harder for birds to eat, rest, & even reproduce’ By Meteorologist Brian Doogs | Posted: Thu 6:07 PM, May 17, 2018  |  Updated: Thu 6:13 PM, May 17, 2018       MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) Planting season is here for most locations in the U.S. But as the world continues to warm from climate change, an important pollinator of flowers and other plants is…

2018-05-18 20:44   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Japan’s Media Blackout: Findings That Hurricane Intensity Driven By Natural Oceanic Cycles Go Unreported

By P Gosselin on 15. May 2018 Media in typhoon-prone Japan ignore new important findings suggesting hurricanes and typhoon intensification speed depends mostly on natural oceanic cycles, and not related to atmospheric CO2. Recently I posted on the surprising and science-realistic German DLF national public radio report on how hurricanes are intensifying more quickly today than they did 30…

2018-05-18 20:10   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Old GOP voters are skeptics, so it takes 20 years to recover from education and wise up to the media

By Jo Nova On Climate, There’s A Sharp Generational Divide Within GOP USNews, Alan Neuhauser A Pew survey exposed a stark gap between younger and older Republican voters on global warming and energy policy.   Neuhauser doesn’t mention it but the implications are pretty dire — look how long it takes to recover from school:

2018-05-18 20:09   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Cricket will be sport hardest hit by climate change ‘fundamentally changed’ by summer rain

By Jo Nova Forget the plight of snow skiers who won’t know what snow is – it’s cricket that will be hit hardest. That’s why the sport must take notice of a report published by Climate Coalition, … The document names cricket as the sport that will be hardest hit by climate change in England, stating that “wetter

2018-05-18 20:08   Click to comment

Climate Depot: The ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Lomborg Shows Why Alarm Over Bitcoin’s Energy Use Is Overblown

By MICHAEL BASTASCH Environmentalists are hyping a new paper on Bitcoin’s energy consumption, claiming the cryptocurrency could consume as much electricity as Austria by the end of the year. If you’re a little skeptical, that’s alright. Environmentalists may be fretting that Bitcoin could exacerbate man-made global warming, but a close look at the figures they rely

2018-05-18 20:06   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Analysis: Northeast states’ greenhouse gas scheme a disaster

2018-05-18 20:05   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Frog croaking altered by ‘climate change’ – ‘A temperature increase affects the calling patterns’

Anthony Watts / 9 hours ago May 18, 2018 From the FECYT – SPANISH FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY and the “singing 2C, or not 2C” department comes this croaker of a press release from some researchers that have way too much time and grant money on their hands. A classifier of frog calls for fighting against climate change The sounds

2018-05-18 20:03   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Claim: Climate change will result in a “simplified ecological landscape” – contradicted by other research

2018-05-18 20:01   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Warmist model based claim: Climate change on track to cause major insect wipeout

By Damian CarringtonEnvironment editor Global warming is on track to cause a major wipeout of insects, compounding already severe losses, according to a new analysis. Insects are vital to most ecosystems and a widespread collapse would cause extremely far-reaching disruption to life on Earth, the scientists warn. Their research shows that, even with all the carbon

2018-05-18 19:59   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Skeptics = ‘Dismissives?!’ – Wash Post offers new climate terms to replace ‘skeptic’ & denier’ – “At one end of the center’s spectrum are the ‘alarmed’… At the other…

Wash Post Excerpt: For Katharine Hayhoe, a prominent Texas Tech University professor and director of the school’s Climate Science Center, the label “skeptic” should be reserved for those truly interested in testing and retesting hypotheses in order to find the truth behind phenomena. In short, the true skeptics are the scientists themselves. “We demand evidence,

2018-05-18 19:55   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Princeton Physicist Dr. Will Happer: ‘Doubling or tripling CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere will be a major benefit to life on Earth’

Via Washington Post: Excerpt: Princeton physics professor William Happer pushed back against the term “denier.” Happer is one of the scientists I mentioned in my story as among those researchers who reject the notion that climate change is all that severe — and who was working with Pruitt’s EPA on the “red team-blue team” exercise.

2018-05-18 19:50   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Report: Canadian PM Trudeau claims Climate Deniers Are Like Supporters of female genital mutilation By James Delingpole Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada – aka President Bieber – has put “climate change deniers” in the same category as “supporters of female genital mutilation.” He made the comparison in a speech to 10,000 New York University graduates at…

2018-05-18 03:33   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Can’t Handle The Truth? Actor Walks Out Of ‘Verbatim’ Play On Chevron Shakedown

ED MORRISSEYPosted at 3:21 pm on May 17, 2018 SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER 7 Do actors have to support a character in order to play it? This story’s a couple of days old, but still poses an intriguing question on a couple of levels. Our old friend Phelim McAleer will open another of his “verbatim”

2018-05-17 23:35   Click to comment

Climate Depot: US DOJ: Climate lawsuits ‘violate constitutional principles’

From the “that’s going to leave a mark” department. By SPENCER WALRATH The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last Thursday filed an amicus brief in the cases filed by San Francisco and Oakland against energy producers, slamming the lawsuits and asking the court for dismissal. The lawsuits seek financial “damages” from energy companies for the risks posed by climate change.

2018-05-17 23:31   Click to comment

Climate Depot: WHAT A ‘REPRODUCIBILITY CRISIS’ COMMITTEE FOUND WHEN IT LOOKED AT CLIMATE SCIENCE The scientific community is working to make its predictions more accurate, but there’s still a long way to go. FRANCIE DIEP As debate in Washington heats up over climate change and transparency in science, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine held a quiet…

2018-05-17 23:28   Click to comment

Climate Depot: 6 New Papers: Climate Models Are Literally Worth ZERO – Even Water Vapor + Feedback ‘Does Not Exist’ By Kenneth Richard on 17. May 2018 The abysmal track record of computer models in simulating climate trends has increasingly been highlighted in the scientific literature.  Recently published papers indicate that in some cases climate models actually get it…

2018-05-17 23:24   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Now they’re waging war on plastics!

2018-05-17 20:47   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Europe on the verge of ‘severe’ energy crisis

2018-05-17 20:46   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Could reviving Woolly-Mammoth genes fight the effects of global warming? JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Woolly mammoths have been extinct for more than 4,000 years, but with new gene-editing techniques, they could help mitigate the effects of a modern problem: climate change. Most of the hype so far has focused on bringing these shaggy beasts back to life using…

2018-05-17 20:17   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Since Very Warm El Nino, Earth Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

5/16/2018 Inconvenient Science: NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years. Not that you’d know it, since that wasn’t deemed news. Does that make NASA a global warming denier? Writing in Real Clear Markets, Aaron Brown looked at the official NASA global temperature data and noticed something surprising. From February 2016 to February

2018-05-17 18:28   Click to comment

Climate Depot: The COOLER Trump: Earth Cooling Fastest In A Century – Since Trump Took Office by tonyheller Earth has cooled 0.54C since the year Donald Trump got elected. That is the fastest 24 month cooling since 1916. Last year, scientists said Earth was record hot and it was Donald Trump’s fault. But they had it backwards.  The prior warming was…

2018-05-17 18:26   Click to comment

Climate Depot: BBC video blames ‘the rich’ for ‘climate change’ – Laments ‘we are not controlling them for the good of everybody’ 17 May 2018 This video is from BBC Ideas, short films for curious minds. Income inequality is one of the most significant challenges we face in the 21st Century. But one professor argues that it will have an adverse effect in a surprising way we may not yet have considered: the world’s wealthiest could be

2018-05-17 17:53   Click to comment

Climate Depot: New twist for obtaining grants: listen to sounds of glaciers to determine how much they shrink

From the AGU and the “why use direct measurements when we can get a grant to study a proxy” department. You can bet they’ll say things like “this glacier sounds distressed”. Sounds of melting glaciers could reveal how fast they shrink Posted by Lauren Lipuma Scientists could potentially use the racket made by melting glaciers to

2018-05-17 17:49   Click to comment

Climate Depot: New Proposal To Solve Global Warming: Get Rid of Dogs By Michael Bastasch May 16, 2018 at 2:13pm California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher asked a panel of economists and one scientist if they agreed with rather comical solutions some studies proposed to combat man-made global warming. Rohrabacher, a skeptic of catastrophic man-made warming, cited studies calling for the…

2018-05-17 12:32   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Delingpole: ‘Climate Change Now Even Worserer than Evah’ Says New Scientist – By James Delingpole The greatest imaginary menace in the history of mankind just got a whole heap more imaginary and menacing. According to New Scientist: The phrase “worse than we thought” is a cliché when it comes to climate change. There are lots of studies…

2018-05-17 12:18   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Arnold Schwarzenegger to Scott Pruitt: Drink Contaminated Water ‘Until You Tap Out or Resign’ By Warner Todd Huston Actor-turned environmental activist Arnold Schwarzenegger targeted EPA administrator Scott Pruitt with a heinous Twitter taunt demanding that Pruitt drink contaminated water “until you tap out or resign.” “I’m a simple guy…

2018-05-17 12:12   Click to comment

Climate Depot: Europe’s Top Warmist Loses It: Claims Mankind Now Undergoing Climate-Related ‘Collective Suicide Attempt’ – Rapid ‘Mass Extinction’

By P Gosselin on 16. May 2018 Outgoing director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) believes mankind, through its activities, is headed for a “mass extinction” and an anthropogenic calamity comparable to a geological scale asteroid hit. Outgoing Potsdam Institute director Hans-Joachim “John” Schellnhuber tells German national daily that mankind has run out…

2018-05-16 17:39   Click to comment

Climate Depot: The Government Relies on Flawed Data to Determine Endangered Species

By Kevin Mooney Americans who live in or near a community built around a lake should be careful about stepping outside to mow the lawn if the temperature isn’t just right and the grass isn’t a certain height. They should keep pets indoors. They should forget about using weed killer. And they should be prepared

2018-05-16 17:00   Click to comment

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