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From my inbox today – “Climate Credit”

This is reminiscent of how it started in Australia with the carbon tax. Look for a Climate Credit from the State of California on Your October Utility Bill This month your electricity bill will include a credit identified as the “California Climate Credit.” Twice a year, in April and October, your household and millions of…

Researchers: Climate change made 35,000 walruses beach themselves in Alaska

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

At least 35,000 walruses have beached themselves on a remote Alaskan coastline in a phenomenon blamed on the melting of arctic ice due to climate change, experts said on Wednesday. Initially there had been only 1,500 of the tusked pinnipeds counted on one beach, but in recent days that number has...

Oil company leaves ALEC over climate change

Google leaving the anti-climate action lobby group is one thing. Occidental Petroleum is quite another.

ISIS Terrorist Group Linked To Climate Change?

The rise of the ISIS terrorist group was partially a function of climate change, a City University of New York professor argues. In a Huffington Post essay, Prof. Charles B. Strozier, whose speciality is history rather than science, and co-author Kelly B. Show More Summary

A Climate Polemic Against Capitalism

Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything, argues that capitalism is largely to blame for our climate crisis. How Klein describes her book in an interview: What I’m arguing in this book is that we need to return to the progressive tradition of responding to deep crisis by trying to get at the root causes […]

I am the walrus … or Guess I’m doing fine …

“I am the walrus, Coo coo, kachoo …” A frightening media release from the World Wildlife Fund and a report from NOAA have encouraged a rush of media comment and articles, all of which argue that climate change and retreating Arctic … Continue reading ?

2°C Or Not 2°C: Why We Must Not Ditch Scientific Reality In Climate Policy

A new Comment piece in Nature argues we should "Ditch the 2 °C warming goal" as a basis for climate change policy. Here's why they are wrong -- and why "their prescription is a dangerous one." The post 2°C Or Not 2°C: Why We Must Not Ditch Scientific Reality In Climate Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Expanding on the California Climate Credit

California's climate change program lowered millions of households utility bills last April, but very few people noticed. And it is about to happen again with the return of the semi-annual "California Climate Credit" applied to October bills. Show More Summary

HuffPo Authors: Climate Change to Blame for Rise of ISIS

A read-it-to-believe-it column in the Huffington Post is demanding that each American do more to stop the looming threat of the Islamic State-- by recycling. Arguing a direct correlation between droughts in Syria and the rise of Islamist extremism, the authors blame climate change for the terrorist group's advance in the Middle East. Show More Summary

The End of Oysters?

This is depressing news for we oyster lovers. In short, climate change is creating ocean acidification which will decimate oyster beds. What’s more, we know it is already happening but the carbon currently affecting oyster beds today was spewed fifty years ago, meaning that what is happening today won’t be fully felt for another 50 […]

6 Hashtags We Can Use to Advance Gender Equality

Every fall we prepare to advance the global discussion by tackling social issues and human rights transgressions, particularly around September's United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Among talks of climate change and clean...Show More Summary

Climate Craziness of the Week – ‘Mass gathering of 35,000 walruses is latest sign of global warming’

Because -there’s no other possible explanation- global warming must be to blame. Eric Worrall writes: In a sign that the climate alarmist camp has not only jumped the shark, but danced an intricate ballet while taking the leap, we now have the latest sign of the end times – global warming is being blamed for…

6 Emergency Essentials for Surviving 72 Hours Without Power

The motto "always be prepared" is a good one to keep in mind, but one might not understand the importance of that until immersed in a situation that one hasn't prepared properly for at all. With climate change wreaking havoc on the planet, superstorms, floods,

Aviation Industry Pledges To Reduce 2050 Emissions To 2005 Levels

The air travel sector has committed to reducing aviation emissions to 2005 levels by 2050 during the UN Climate Summit last month Aviation Industry Pledges To Reduce 2050 Emissions To 2005 Levels was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

New Book from Roger Pielke Jr. – The Rightful Place of Science: Disasters and Climate Change

Roger Pielke Jr. announces a new book –  In recent years the media, politicians, and activists have popularized the notion that climate change has made disasters worse. But what does the science actually say? Roger Pielke, Jr. takes a close look at the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the underlying scientific research,…

35,000 walruses visit one Alaska beach

9 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

As the climate warms, more walruses are resting on beaches instead of ice chunks

Revisions to Pages2K Arctic

Kaufman and the PAGES2K Arctic2K group recently published a series of major corrections to their database, some of which directly respond to Climate Audit criticism. The resulting reconstruction has been substantially revised with substantially increased medieval warmth. Show More Summary

Voters don’t really care about climate change. So why do Democrats keep talking about it?

A new Brookings Institution study of the 2014 primaries finds that climate change was the second-most mentioned issue among Democratic candidates for House races. Which is slightly puzzling, considering surveys consistently show environmental issues as ranking near the bottom of voter issue priorities. Show More Summary

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