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New Republican Senate Environmental Chair Declares Climate Change A Hoax

Climate change denier Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma is now the chief Republican in charge of environmental legislation. Please “like” us on Facebook  Now read this:2014 Likely Hottest Year Ever: UN Meteorologist (Dec 4, 2014) Why We May Be On The Brink Of Mass Extinction (Nov 30, 2014) 2014 On Track To Be Warmest Year […]

Pope Francis will have a wonderful platform when he visits the United States to push for changes in climate change policies. Now read this:Vatican To Offer Free Shaves And Haircuts To The Homeless (Jan 31, 2015) Pope Meets Privately With Transsexual Man And Fianceé After Local Priest Denounced Him (Jan 27, 2015) Santorum Complains About […]

Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, who’s contemplating another White House run, said climate change was real, that humans helped it along and that it was the responsibility of the world to turn back the environmental tide. “I’m one of those Republicans who thinks we are getting warmer and that we contribute to that,” he said […]

As the Senate prepares to vote on the Keystone pipeline, yesterday they voted on several amendments to the bill.  First they voted 98-1 to acknowledge that climate change was real (Roger Wicker R-MS in case you were wondering).  Then came the vote on whether it was caused by human action: The final climate amendment, introduced […]

Hottest Year On Record

It’s official, 2014  is the hottest year on record. Last year was the hottest on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring warnings about the risks of runaway greenhouse-gas emissions and undermining claims by climate-change contrarians that global warming had somehow stopped. And if the temperature record isn’t enough for you, […]

You do sort of get the impression from Republicans, having taken control of Congress during the Zombie Mid-Terms of 2014, that they thought they’d just been handed the keys to the kingdom. In fact, a lot of people thought that. But, as it turns out, the GOP’s opposition isn’t proving quite as spineless as they […]

You may not feel it now, but 2014 is going to be the warmest year in history. Records dating back to the 17th century show that Britain has been a tenth of a degree hotter this year than in any other for more than 400 hundred years… The same can be seen in other parts […]

Representatives of nearly 200 nations reached an accord on curbing carbon emissions this past weekend in Lima Peru.  Robert Stavins gives the bottom line. Although it is true that the Lima decision text was watered down in the last 30 hours (as a result of very effective opposition by developing countries), the fact remains that […]

Pope Francis believes climate change is a moral and ethical issue. “The time to find global solutions is running out. We can find adequate solutions only if we act together and unanimously,” he said in a written message to Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Peru’s minister of the environment and host president of the 20th UN Climate Change […]

Cass Sunstein describes a new study by Troy Campbell and Aaron Kay that shows that belief in climate change for Republicans is affected by worries about how much fixing it will cost: In the most important of several experiments, they presented a large number of participants, both Republicans and Democrats, with this description of the […]

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