The congressionally mandated “National Climate Assessment” has been capturing headlines with gloom and doom, and President Obama is using it as ammunition for his climate war, including his determination to block approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. According to the report, climate change will adversely affect “Americans’ health and livelihoods and the ecosystems that sustain us” by bringing “more frequent and/or intense . . . heat waves, heavy downpours, and, in some regions, floods and droughts.” Read the entire article here.
Another Climate Change scandal. Is anyone paying attention to this stuff? It’s truly an outrage!
The New York Times is doings its job as an echo chamber for the Climatistas, we’ve noticed. You can read the latest for Powerline here.
From the Weekly Standard: On September 20, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed strict new limits on emissions from coal-fired power plants. Energy industry critics, along with a number of influential unions, were quick to decry them. The regulations would limit carbon emissions for new coal plants to 1,100 pounds per megawatt hour. The technology to meet this standard, which involves pumping carbon dioxide deep underground, is so expensive that the coal industry says it will effectively prevent new coal plants from being built. Nonetheless, in a puffy New York Times profile earlier this summer—“After Delayed Vote, EPA Gains a Tough Leader to Tackle Climate Change”—EPA secretary Gina McCarthy insisted that “we don’t have a war on...
The global warming hysterics’ favorite fantasy these days is that Antarctic ice will melt due to hypothetical warming, leading to catastrophic flooding as the level of the oceans rises. Read the entire article here.