Global warming

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    Liberals bankroll ‘conservative’ groups that want government action on climate change

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller documents the role liberal groups play in so-called conservative campaigns targeting climate change. Wealthy charitable foundations spent $10 million on an effort that included handing money to conservative and libertarian think tanks and grassroots organizations to promote “a stable climate” and “a…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018
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    UN still pushing climate change restrictions

    John Siciliano of the Washington Examiner details the United Nations’ latest climate-related pursuits. The United Nations climate agency launched an effort this week to marshal support for strict new targets under the Paris climate change accord, including in the United States. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change kicked…
    Mitch Kokai, October 3, 2018
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    Think tank targets bogus climate argument

    John Siciliano of the Washington Examiner reports on a D.C.-based think tank’s efforts to challenge an Obama-era agreement linked to global warming. The free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute launched a counter-strike Tuesday morning against business and environmental groups looking to keep the U.S. a part of the United Nations’…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2018
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    China and global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports that the Chinese government does not appear to share American environmental activists’ concerns about the dangers of global warming. China could add as much as 400 million tons of coal capacity over the next two years, according to analysts at the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2018
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    The Upside of Climate Change

    On Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. blog, Patrick J. Michaels discusses, “The most amazing greening on Earth“: A new paper by Simon Munier, of France’s Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, and several co-authors, segregates satellite-sensed LAI [Leaf Area Index] data into different vegetation types, taken over the period…
    Jon Guze, September 22, 2018
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    Debunking a myth involving Hurricane Florence and global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller tackles the notion that global warming played an important role in producing Hurricane Florence. Even before Hurricane Florence barreled into the North Carolina coast, a misleading claim about the storm and global warming echoed across the internet. Florence made landfall in North…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2018
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    Global warming and the antithesis of reasoned debate

    Wesley Smith writes at National Review Online about global warming enthusiasts’ latest campaign to shut down debate on the topic. … [I]t is a huge advocacy mistake for global-warming alarmists to refuse debating their opponents. After all, if global catastrophe is really coming, one should accept any and…
    Mitch Kokai, August 29, 2018
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    NYT botches global warming coverage

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on criticism of the New York Times‘ latest reports linked to global warming. The New York Times published an article claiming unequivocally that “global greening” from carbon dioxide emissions would be “terrible” in the long run. Times reporter Carl Zimmer wrote…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2018