Tag: Global warming

Study: Natural gas won’t slow down climate change

Relying more on natural gas and less on coal would do “little” to slow down global warming despite far less carbon dioxide being released, a new study found.  More »

Climate Science Money Trail Calls into Question Motive of Editor’s Resignation

As President Clinton famously once observed, politics is a contact sport. And the politics surrounding climate science is no exception. The latest example stems from the climate establishment’s reaction to a research paper by University of Alabama climatologist Roy Spencer published in the geography journal, Remote Sensing. (Dr. Spencer, who also happens to be on […]  More »

Gore: Eat less meat in fight against global warming

Global warming crusader Al Gore says meat heavy diets might be partly responsible for global warming.  More »

Energy and Adapting to the Changing Climate

As Houston and Texas set new temperature and drought records, the power grid has come under increased stress.  Not just from demand, but because the water for cooling of some steam generation plants has become too warm for the the generation system.  While scientists have considered this possibility, the scale of the problem in Texas is quite problematic.  […]  More »

Climate-change scientist cleared in closing of U.S. data-altering inquiry

Michael Mann, a Pennsylvania researcher who’s been a target of climate-change skeptics, was cleared of wrongdoing by U.S. investigators in the flap surrounding e-mails hacked from a U.K. university.  More »

NOAA Report Forecast: Unreliable with a Chance of Spin

Every January, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) releases a temperature report asserting that the previous year was of the warmest on record. Its latest report, published this week, was no exception: “According to NOAA scientists, 2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year of the global surface temperature record, beginning in 1880. This […]  More »

Hutchison launches last-ditch fight against new CO2 rules

With new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions set to begin in just three days, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is joining other Republicans in a last-minute fight against the mandates. (Photo: AP/Channi Anand)  More »

Republican congressman plans assault on greenhouse gas limits

A powerful Republican committee chairman today mapped out a plan for Congress to block federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions that begin Jan. 2. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)  More »
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