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Apr 8, 2010 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Hill: President Barack Obama’s decision to allow expanded offshore oil drilling prompted the first public criticism of his administration from Al Gore’s environmental advocacy group, the Alliance for Climate Protection. The organization, which the former vice president founded and chairs, put out a statement last week opposing the new policy. The statement is significant because it marks ...

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Apr 7, 2010 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Hill: Liberal House Democrats are shifting their political tactics on climate change after failing to secure a public option in the new healthcare reform law. The move comes in the wake of liberals having to walk back threats that they would vote against a healthcare bill without a government-run program. “Drawing the line in the sand too ...

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Apr 2, 2010 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A guy who flew all the way from Cleveland to quiz President Obama today wanted to know why the self-described green president doesn't have a hybrid. "The limo that you drive ... electric sometime soon?" he asked to applause. "I'm going to be honest with you," Obama replied. "When I first got Secret ...

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Apr 2, 2010 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 1, 2010 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Obama administration set tougher gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks Thursday, spurring the next generation of fuel-sipping gas-electric hybrids, efficient engines and electric cars. The heads of the Transportation Department and the Environmental Protection Agency signed final rules setting fuel efficiency standards for model years 2012-2016, with a goal of achieving by 2016 ...

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Mar 31, 2010 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

BBC 4: Lovelock: 'We can't save the planet' Professor James Lovelock, the scientist who developed Gaia theory, has said it is too late to try and save the planet. The man who achieved global fame for his theory that the whole earth is a single organism now believes that we can only hope that the earth will take ...

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Mar 31, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

LONDON (AP) -- A first investigation into e-mails leaked from one of the world's leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved -- although it was based on just a single day of testimony. The House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee said Wednesday that they'd seen no evidence to support charges that the ...

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Mar 10, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: In an apparent slap at the embattled chief of the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has ordered a newly formed outside scientific panel to review its "procedures and practices" -- and more significantly, its management. The hastily assembled panel will be headed by Prof. Robbert H. Dijkgraaf, head of the ...

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Mar 10, 2010 5 Comments ›› Erik Wong

USA Today: Two groups aimed at fighting global warming are uniting as their founder, former vice president Al Gore, sees massive opposition. Former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore signs copies of his new book. "There has been a very large, organized campaign to try to convince people that it (global warming) is not real, ...

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Mar 8, 2010 8 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Heritage Foundation: The same ethical advice for doctors also makes sense for Congress as it considers several pending global warming bills – first do no harm. Given serious questions about global warming science as well as the efficacy of costly proposals to address it, the best choice for Washington is none of the above. With economy-wide ...

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Mar 6, 2010 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Obama Global Warming enforcer, EPA chief Lisa Jackson The EPA, which is threatening to regulate carbon emissions if Congress won’t, is facing legal heat from states that say new regulations will kill jobs. Fox News: The bitterly contested fight in Washington over global warming and pollution is also taking hold at the state level. The Environmental Protection Agency, which ...

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Feb 26, 2010 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Knox News: MARTIN, Tenn. - University of Tennessee Interim President Jan Simek this morning presented a proposal to trustees to award an honorary doctoral degree from UT Knoxville to former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore. The proposal was approved by the UT Board of Trustees Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee, but the ...

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Feb 24, 2010 17 Comments ›› Erik Wong

FOX News: At a press conference Wednesday, Silicon Valley startup Bloom Energy showed off its new, heavily hyped technology, which harnesses chemical reactions to create energy. The company's mission: to revolutionize the world's fuel sources. Bloom's main product is the Bloom Energy Server, a generator based around a smart new fuel cell technology. Fuel cells rely ...

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Feb 24, 2010 7 Comments ›› Erik Wong

F-ing look at this guy, would you believe a single thing that came out of a mouth attached to a head like that?!

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Feb 23, 2010 31 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Pajamas Media: Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) today asked the Obama administration to investigate what he called “the greatest scientific scandal of our generation” — the actions of climate scientists revealed by the Climategate files, and the subsequent admissions by the editors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). Senator Inhofe also called ...

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Feb 22, 2010 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Guardian: Scientists have been forced to withdraw a study on projected sea level rise due to global warming after finding mistakes that undermined the findings. The study, published in 2009 in Nature Geoscience, one of the top journals in its field, confirmed the conclusions of the 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...

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Feb 17, 2010 9 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Feb 17, 2010 19 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Feb 17, 2010 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Feb 16, 2010 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Feb 13, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Telegraph: by James Delingpole If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads ...

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Feb 12, 2010 13 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Stop The ACLU: That is what a leading French feminist is saying Elisabeth Badinter, a leading French feminist, has warned the green movement is threatening decades of improvements in gender equality by forcing women to give up their jobs and become earth mothers. Mrs Badinter claims a “holy reactionary alliance” ...

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Feb 10, 2010 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Feb 10, 2010 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Feb 9, 2010 11 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Hill: Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) on Tuesday used the D.C. snowstorm to make a political jab, saying that it provides evidence for global warming skeptics. The conservative senator took to Twitter on Tuesday amid reports that the area is due to receive another 10 to 20 inches of snow this week: It's going to keep snowing in ...

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