Global Warming and Climate Change News

Is global warming to blame for the March heat?
Friday March 23rd 2012, 4:51 PM

Not it’s not your imagination. It’s been freakishly hot across much of the United States this spring, with more than 7,000 temperature records broken since March 12. So Andrew Freedman asked a bunch of climate scientists whether global warming was to blame. Here was one hedged reply: Read full article >> [News Source]

Support global warming
Friday March 23rd 2012, 4:43 PM

Editor, Advertiser: During college I believed strongly that man was going to destroy the planet with overpopulation, pollution and overuse of its natural resources. I was led to believe this was true because hundreds of scientists ... [News Source]

Tennessee bill protects teachers who challenge evolution and climate change
Friday March 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM

State legislature gives legal protection to teachers who do not believe in the science and want to debate alternate explanations The state legislature of Tennessee has given legal cover to public school teachers to challenge the science of evolution and climate change, in a move that looks set to deepen a debate about politicisation of the classroom. The bill passed in the Tennessee Senate this ... [News Source]

True Fact: The Lack of Pirates Is Causing Global Warming
Friday March 23rd 2012, 11:55 AM

It?s true.?? This extremely scientific graph proves it: You can see that as the number of pirates in the world has decreased over the past 130 years, global warming has gotten steadily worse. In fact, this makes it entirely clear that if you truly want to stop global warming, the most impactful thing to do ... [News Source]

True Fact: The Lack of Pirates Is Causing Global Warming
Friday March 23rd 2012, 11:37 AM

It's true.  This extremely scientific graph proves it: [News Source]

From engineering marvels, a turnaround in US oil output.
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

The revolution in fossil fuel production in Texas and across the country is due in part to the rising price of oil over much of the last decade, which propelled aggressive technological experimentation and development. [News Source]

Biofuels about more than climate.
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

A phenomenon called Indirect Land Use Change –or ILUC, in Brussels jargon– is calling into question the green credentials of biofuels. [News Source]

The merits of methane harvesting.
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

The French philosopher Voltaire in the 1700s warned against letting the better, or perfect, be the enemy of the good. That advice would seem to apply to an attempt by environmental groups in Colorado to block a market mechanism that could yield immediate reductions in emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas. [News Source]

Do you believe in climate change?
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

Climate change is not something you should believe or not believe in – this is a matter of science and therefore of evidence – and there's lots of it out there. [News Source]

Phelim McAleer, pro-fracking filmmaker, erects billboard in fracking country.
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

Irish filmmaker Phelim McAleer, who famously attacked Al Gore over global warming issues, stepped up his support for fracking on Thursday, erecting a billboard on Route 17 in Rock Hill, N.Y. [News Source]

Obama’s Keystone XL announcement attacked from both sides.
Friday March 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM

President Obama traveled to one of the nation's oil transportation hubs, offering what administration officials hope voters will see as a centrist alternative to the polarized debate over the Keystone XL pipeline — and quickly drew fire from activists on both sides. [News Source]