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Vatican demotes Trump’s arrival to ’employees entrance’ as Pope expected to lobby Prez on climate change

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:17
President Donald Trump’s arrival will not be feted at the Vatican as he will be relegated to a “employees entrance” and a top papal adviser predicted the Pope would change Trump’s mind on “global warming.” “Trump and his wife Melania arrive Wednesday at the Vatican for a planned 20-minute audience with Pope Francis and Roman Catholic Church [...]

EPA setting aside millions for buyouts and early retirement. Wait… what?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:42
POSTED AT 9:21 AM ON MAY 22, 2017 BY JAZZ SHAW Remember when the President set a target of reducing staffing at the EPA by thousands of people? It was one of his first initiatives upon taking office and while the process is taking some time it’s definitely moving forward. But I’m not sure he [...]

Climate Depot’s New ‘Talking Points’ Report – A-Z Debunking of Climate Claims

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:24
Read Full report Here: http://www.cfact.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Climate-Talking-Points.pdf A newly released report “How to Talk Climate Change Issues 2017” offering a virtual A-Z debunking of the climate claims heard by climate activists and the media.  Click here for full report: “How to Talk Climate Change Issues 2017” The “Talking Points Memo,” by Marc Morano of CFACT’s Climate Depot, is a complete skeptics’ guide for elected officials, media and the public [...]

Michael Mann: ‘Predictions can never be ‘falsifiable’…we must ultimately wait to see whether they come true’

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:15
For Climategate & Penn State Professor Michael Mann’s Full article go here. Mann: “Predictions can never be ‘falsifiable’ in the present: we must ultimately wait to see whether they come true.” Climate Depot Response to Mann: “But you want so-called ‘solutions’ from the EPA and the United Nations now! And these proposed ‘solutions’ would not [...]

Analysis: Trump pulled in three directions on UN Paris climate deal as decision looms

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:48
by Sarah Westwood After months of delays, President Trump faces a self-imposed deadline to decide the future of U.S. involvement in the Paris Climate Accords after taking stock of the deal during his first trip abroad this week. The president’s aides, his Cabinet members and foreign leaders have pulled Trump in conflicting directions on the [...]

Schwarzenegger says you can have four Hummers and still save planet

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:39
Arnold Schwarzenegger has four Hummers and likes nothing better than getting up at 5am to ride his Harley Davidson to the beach for breakfast. Yet “The Terminator” star insists that should not stop him being an environmental evangelist. “Saving the planet is also about technology,” the former California governor told AFP, putting his foot on [...]

Trump EPA transition chief laments slow progress in killing green rules

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:31
But his administration has frustrated some conservatives by entertaining the idea of remaining in the Paris Climate Agreement, and hesitating to tackle the Obama-era “endangerment finding” that concludes carbon dioxide is a public health threat and underlies many U.S. regulations governing emissions. Lawyers have said challenging that scientific finding could be time consuming and legally [...]

GORE SAYS TRUMP CAN’T STOP CLIMATE MOVEMENT

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:29
CANNES, France (AP) — Al Gore says that the first four months of Donald Trump’s presidency have proven that no one person can stop the climate movement, “not even the president.” The former U.S. Vice President painted a hopeful picture for environmentalists at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday. He claimed that some U.S. states [...]

EPA chief Pruitt: Obama no ‘environmental savior,’ past administration accomplished nothing

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:20
By Ben Wolfgang – The Washington Times – Thursday, May 11, 2017 Former President Obama is widely revered by activists and progressive Democrats for his actions on climate change, but Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday challenged those credentials and said the former commander in chief was no “environmental savior.” In a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt, Mr. [...]

‘Potential Apocalypse’: NYT Warns Of Global Warming Floods Of Biblical Proportions

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 07:51
By MICHAEL BASTASCH The New York Times has taken warnings about global warming to a whole new level, publishing a three-part series suggesting a “potential apocalypse” from melting ice sheets if humans keep pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. “If that ice sheet were to disintegrate, it could raise the level of the sea by more [...]

EPA Official Invites Left-Wing Environmental Group to Agency for Talk on Science

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:24
http://dailysignal.com/2017/05/19/epa-official-invites-left-wing-environmental-group-to-agency-for-talk-on-science/ An official inside the Environmental Protection Agency invited an activist group currently locked in a lawsuit with the Trump administration to the agency’s office for a discussion about scientific integrity, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. Source: EPA Official Invites Left-Wing Environmental Group to Agency for Talk on Science

Punked! Peer-reviewed journal publishes hoax study attributing climate change to penises

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:17
May 20, 2017 by Peter Hasson, A peer-reviewed academic journal published on Friday a hoax gender studies paper titled, “The Conceptual Penis As A Social Construct.” Two academics, Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay, used pen names to successfully submit the hoax paper — which argued that “the penis vis-à-vis maleness is an incoherent construct” — to the peer-reviewed [...]

Trump to face intense G-7 pressure on climate change

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:53
By Jean Chemnick, E&E News reporter President Trump will spend much of his first foreign trip surrounded by U.S. allies who prize the Paris climate agreement and will use every opportunity to convince him to stay in it. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, leaders of the European Union and others have [...]

Trump ‘can’t escape climate change’ impacts says Fiji PM

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:52
By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent, Bonn Fiji’s Prime Minister has issued a coded warning to Donald Trump about the dangers of climate change. The US leader is due to decide on future US participation in the Paris climate agreement after next week’s G7 meeting in Italy. But Frank Bainimarama told delegates here that whether you lived [...]

Trump Deputy Interior Pick Gets A Lashing On Climate Change From Sen. Al Franken

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:45
By Joseph Erbentraut, Alexander C. Kaufman About an hour and a half into Deputy Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt’s Thursday confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, committee member Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Bernhardt whether he believes climate change represents a “serious threat that requires aggressive action?” In response, Bernhardt [...]