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Paper: ‘Has climate change been disproved? Study ‘casts shock DOUBT on global warming’

Climate Depot - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:48
http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/674557/Has-climate-change-been-disproved-Large-Hadron-boffins-cast-shock-DOUBT-on-global-warming Boffins from CERN have also discovered projected temperature increases over the next century may have been over estimated. Researchers found trees may have been putting similar aerosols into the air as burning fossil fuels, long before the industrial revolution, meaning humans may have had less impact on the climate than we thought. Scientists made [...]

Leo DiCaprio isn’t the only climate change hypocrite

Climate Depot - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:43
Here, in no particular order, is an incomplete list of warming hypocrites and do-gooders, which might be redundant: Mark Ruffalo — “But it’s my kids, man,” Ruffalo, 48, said. “I look at my kids, and the thought [of] mass extinction, and I see the change that’s happening with the trees . . .” The guy who [...]

Trump Vows to Cut US Funding for UN Climate Programs If Elected

Climate Depot - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:29
Trump, who used a teleprompter, said that if elected he would kill certain policies including theParis climate agreement, arguing the agreement “gives foreign bureaucrats control over how much our energy and how much we use right here in America.” A nonbeliever in man-made climate change, Trump said he would stop all payments of U.S. tax [...]

Trump says ‘no way’ to Paris climate deal

Climate Depot - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:01
President Obama entered into the Paris climate accord “unilaterally and without the permission of Congress,” Trump said. “This agreement gives foreign bureaucrats control over how much energy we use right here in America,” he said. “Foreign bureaucrats are going to be controlling what we’re using and what we’re doing on our land in our country.” [...]

Cheers! Wash Post terrified of Trump’s climate policy: Warns of ‘tremendous setback’ to climate movement

Climate Depot - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:45
To get all the details on Trump’s full energy plan, read Brad Plumer’s piece. Trump would pursue a mostly standard-issue GOP agenda of “fewer regulations and more fossil fuel production.” More important, with some reporters wondering what Trump’s actual views are on global climate change, he clarified them: He is utterly indifferent to its existence [...]

SCE&G opts to fix Summer price

World Nuclear News - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:45
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) has chosen a fixed price option for the completion of the VC Summer 2 and 3 AP1000 units under a 2015 amendment to the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the plant.

Cameco and KazAtomProm to restructure Inkai

World Nuclear News - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:11
Cameco and KazAtomProm have agreed to restructure the Inkai jont venture, extending their cooperation in the Kazakh in-situ leach (ISL) uranium project until 2045. The agreement will see Kazatomprom increase its share of the joint venture to 60% with Cameco becoming a minority owner.

First two AP1000s move closer to commissioning

World Nuclear News - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 04:02
The integrated head package has been installed on top of the AP1000 reactor pressure vessel of unit 1 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province. Meanwhile, hydraulic testing has been completed of the primary circuit of Sanmen 1, expected to be the first Westinghouse AP1000 to begin operating.

Mars hit by ‘global warming’ – ‘Mars’ current ice age is in retreat’

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:41
Radar data from an instrument on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has given scientists an unprecedented glimpse into Mars’ recent climatic history, etched into the layers of its northern polar ice cap. The study of those ice layers, published today in Science, suggests the last ice age on Mars began retreating about 370,000 years ago. [...]

Bravo! Climate Skeptics Rejoice! Trump echoes Climate Depot’s call to dismantle & Defund UN/EPA climate agenda!

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:59
Via MSNBC – May 26, 2016: Trump railed against the “totalitarian tactics” of the Environmental Protection Agency. He pledged to dismantle the EPA entirely in an April town hall, although he referred to it at the time as the “Department of Environmental” and “DEP.” He assailed Hillary Clinton for saying in March that fracking projects [...]

Wait, What?! We still haven’t ‘solved’ global warming?! UN Climate Chief: Climate change still a ‘race against the clock’ – Despite UN Paris Climate Deal!

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:14
Even after the world sealed a historic climate deal in Paris, the UN’s climate chief is worried humanity won’t be able break its fossil fuel habit in time to avert catastrophe, she told AFP Thursday. “My concern is whether the transformation is going to happen fast enough to avert the worst impacts,” Christiana Figueres said, [...]

Climate Cringe: Hundreds of UN delegates serenade outgoing UN Chief as ‘Climate Queen’

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:53
United Nation’s members serenade outgoing ‘Climate Queen’ Christiana Figueres to ABBA as she steps down as Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Bonn Climate Change Conference May 26, 2016 Lyrics: You can dance, you can jive, having the job of your life See that woman, watch her lead, diggin’ the [...]

Illinois rallies as nuclear plants fail in capacity auction

World Nuclear News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:50
Exelon's Quad Cities and Three Mile Island nuclear power plants failed to clear in the PJM regional capacity auction for the 2019-2020 planning year, meaning those units will not be able to receive capacity revenue for that period. Meanwhile, over 1500 people rallied in Illinois to support the passage of legislation that would protect nuclear plants from early closure.

WATCH: ‘Eco-Sexual Wedding’: College Prof Leads Students to ‘Marry the Ocean’ (NOT A JOKE)

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:24
Via: http://clashdaily.com/2016/05/watch-college-professor-leads-eco-sexual-students-marry-ocean-not-joke/ by Cabot Phillips, Campus Reform Earlier this month, a professor at Santa Monica College led students in an ‘EcoSexual Sextravaganza’ in which participants ‘married the ocean.’ Amber Katherine, a philosophy professor who helped organize the May 14 event, explained toCampus Reform that the purpose of the “wedding” was to bring about a deeper love [...]

Feds Spending $90,000 for Climate Change Film Festival in Mumbai

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:13
The State Department is planning to spend $90,000 for a film festival about climate change in India. The U.S. Consulate in Mumbai issued a grant opportunity this month announcing its plans to fund a film training workshop to make movies about “Green Heroes” in the country. “Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing [...]

Five GOP Senators Demand AG Lynch Stop Investigating Climate Skeptics

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:35
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Showing a stunning disregard for the First Amendment last month U.S. [...]

Former Obama Energy Chief slams EPA climate regs: ‘Falsely sold as impactful’ – ‘All U.S. annual emissions will be offset by 3 weeks of Chinese emissions’

Climate Depot - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:55
Washington DC — Former Obama Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Charles McConnell eviscerated the President’s proposed EPA Clean Power Plan regulation to fight global warming in testimony before Congress. McConnell’s full testimony here: Former Assistant Secretary: “The Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been falsely sold as impactful environmental regulation when it is really an attempt [...]

Work starts on Fuqing 6 containment building

World Nuclear News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:38
The first steel lining module for the containment building of Fuqing 6 - the second Hualong One unit under construction at the site in Fujian province - has been installed, plant builder China Nuclear Engineering Corporation has announced.
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