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1 hr ago | Free Republic

130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'


Related Topix: Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican

5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

A pause in global warming? Studies try to better explain what's happened.

Vacationers enjoy the warm and sunny weather Tuesday, July 22, 2014, along the dunes at Silver Beach off Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, Mich.


Related Topix: St. Joseph, MI

9 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

Aborted Statewide Controllers Race 'Recount' Reveals Its a Great Time to Steal a CA Election

A Rightwing caller's admission in response to Brad on a radio show in NC underscores unparalleled propaganda power of Fox 'News'... HBO's fake news show Last Week Tonight offered smarter coverage than you're likely to see anywhere else... Another Zombie Myth that just won't die gets knocked down again...for now...even as its persistence continues ... (more)


Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, North Carolina

13 hrs ago |

Africa: Growth, Global Warming Threaten African Species

Researchers meeting in Cameroon say Africa may lose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century due to global warming, population growth and unregulated development.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Africa

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Observer

Court endorses Illinois electricity surcharge

The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a state plan to charge electricity customers an estimated $1 to $1.40 a month to help pay for the long-delayed project.


Related Topix: Illinois, Department of Energy

The Sand Trap

Summer gets a Polar Vortex

Too many real scientists that won't buy into this as hard as you seem to have. Lol, one might argue it's you with your head in the sand.



Studies Sound Red Alert On Beef's Global Warming Toll

The best way to cut your food-related carbon footprint is probably not to eat any meat, but if you're not willing to go that far a new study breaks down the greenhouse gas emissions of different types of meat and beef is by far the worst.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

Global warming 'pause' was a natural fluctuation, scientists say

Climate change skeptics have suggested a recent slowdown in the warming of the Earth is evidence that global warming is a farce and that climate models can't be trusted, but new research suggests the slowdown, or "pause," was not a significant disruption of larger trends.


Science, Industry and Business

Global warming 'pause' reflects natural fluctuation

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature, according to research by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy.


The Heartland Institute

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Science Daily

Climate: Meat turns up the heat as livestock emit greenhouse gases

Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Environment, Science, Pork

Science Daily

Replacing coal, oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming, expert argues

Both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

USA Today

Poll: 60% back carbon tax if used for renewables

Poll: 60% back carbon tax if used for renewables Americans oppose carbon tax - unless the money is returned to them or used for renewables.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water pollution, takes 11 times more water for irrigation and uses 28 times the land, according to the study ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pork, Environment, Science, Bard College, Agriculture


Replacing coal and oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming

Both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.


The Post-Standard

We have a scientific consensus: Humans cause global warming

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Budget Director Shaun Donovan, left, and Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs David Agnew, speaks about a series of new actions being taken to support communities facing climate change during a meeting with state, local, and tribal leaders, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Weather, Opinion

The Age

Why the climate sceptics are wrong

A common refrain by climate sceptics that surface temperatures have not warmed over the past 17 years, implying climate models predicting otherwise are unreliable, has been refuted by new research led by James Risbey, a senior CSIRO researcher.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scientific American

Readers Respond to "Cosmic Dawn"

DARK MATTER AND STARS "The First Starlight," by Michael D. Lemonick, discusses the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the universe.


Combat global warming by taxing carbon: Guest opinion

This month, energy experts from the United States, China, and 13 other nations released a report to the United Nations called "Pathways to Deep Decarbonization" offering practical paths for transitioning their countries away from fossil fuels.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

WFAA-TV Dallas

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric