Leaked Report On Climate Change Warns Of Disasters

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 5:15 am

A leaked 29 page summary of a draft report by the United Nations backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of a planet plagued by disasters in the wake of a changing climate. The report notes serious threats to the stability of the food and water supply contributing to increased political conflict that is likely [...]

UN Panel Says Humans ‘Extremely Likely’ Responsible For Climate Change

By: Friday September 27, 2013 8:01 am

The United Nations created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a landmark report claiming that climate change is real and human beings are the culprits. The report called the existence of Global Warming, a point of contention in Congress, “unequivocal.” And noted that “human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed [...]

Congressman Rohrabacher Calls Global Warming A ‘Total Fraud’

By: Monday August 12, 2013 10:14 am

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who sits on the House Science Committee, went on a tirade against climate change and the political motivations of those calling for regulating greenhouse emissions. In response to his fellow Congressional representative from California, Senator Barbara Boxer calling for a response to forest fires, Rohrabacher told a congressional town hall audience that climate [...]

Rise In Violence Linked To Climate Change

By: Friday August 2, 2013 10:32 am

Some of the effects of a changing climate on the planet are pretty obvious – crop damage, higher energy bills and lower standards of living. One consequence that might not be so obvious to many is the resulting violent conflicts. A bad situation will lead to worse situations. Shifts in climate are strongly linked to [...]

Koch Brothers’ Money Influencing Colleges and Nonprofits

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 8:11 am

A report by the Investigative Reporting Workshop details the extensive amount of money Charles and David Koch have provided to colleges and nonprofits. The Koch Brothers have already established themselves as one of America’s most influential political forces but now there is detailed evidence how far their reach extends into purportedly independent organizations and institutions. [...]

CIA Funding Study To Develop Climate Control Technology

By: Wednesday July 17, 2013 7:50 am

As it becomes increasingly evident that the effort to meaningfully curb carbon emissions is doomed, some of those in the security services are looking for alternative avenues to control the threat of climate change. The CIA, for instance, is funding a scientific study to see if humans could develop technology to stop or diminish climate [...]

Monsanto Loses Patent Case On Climate-Resilient Crops

By: Wednesday July 10, 2013 9:44 am

While Big Business think tanks and lobbyists try to foster skepticism on climate change one mega-corporation has decided to take the science very seriously. Unfortunately that company is Monsanto and their plan is to expand their monopoly into climate-resilient crops. Thankfully the agro-industry leviathan has been thwarted in its mission to control all profitable plant [...]

IMF: Fight Climate Change By Ending Subsidies To Fossil Fuel Industry

By: Monday April 1, 2013 7:18 am

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has a new report out claiming that fossil fuel is “mispriced” and that eliminating subsidies to the fossil fuel industry and adding carbon taxes could cut greenhouse gases by 13 percent. Energy subsidies are pervasive and impose substantial fiscal and economic costs in most regions. On a pre- tax basis, [...]

State Department Clears Keystone Pipeline For Approval

By: Friday March 1, 2013 1:02 pm

The State Department has downplayed the environmental impact of the Keystone XL pipeline Today, the U.S. Department of State released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) in response to TransCanada’s May 2012 application for the Keystone XL pipeline that would run from Canada to Nebraska. The document is a draft technical review of potential [...]

Obama Golfed With Oil Lobby During Keystone Pipeline Protest

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 6:03 am

From the roundup. It seems while environmentalists were getting arrested at the White House for protesting against the building of the Keystone Pipeline President Obama was golfing with two prominent oil and gas businessmen. On the same weekend that 40,000 people gathered on the Mall in Washington to protest construction of the Keystone Pipeline — [...]

Obama’s SOTU Remarks On Climate Change Confuse

By: Wednesday February 13, 2013 6:05 am

During last night’s State Of The Union President Obama addressed an issue he has long ignored during his presidency – climate change. Unfortunately his statement was contradictory and confusing. We produce more natural gas than ever before, and nearly everyone’s energy bill is lower because of it. And over the last four years, our emissions [...]

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