More Climate Change Articles

  • On global warming alarmism as a religion

    It contains a catechism (“the science is settled”), it is based on dogma (global warming will inevitably bring disaster) and it even allows you to buy indulgences to compensate for your sins (carbon offsets for your private jet travel).

  • Kay Hagan presses Senate for climate action

    Sen. Kay Hagan took to the Senate floor Thursday to call for congressional action on climate change. "This is a pressing problem that needs to be addressed and too often gets pushed to the backburner," the North Carolina Democrat said. The overture was of note because Hagan is in a tight...

  • Federal dietary guidelines are really about climate change

    Somewhere hidden deep within Washington, D.C., is a huge magnet that exerts an irresistible force drawing busybodies, know-it-alls and nanny-staters to the nation's capital. Otherwise, how to account for a president of the United States who can't balance America's budget, but has no qualms at...

  • House GOP starts investigation on EPA power plant rules

    House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans initiated a probe Wednesday to determine who at the Environmental Protection Agency was responsible for crafting greenhouse gas emission rules for future power plants.

  • Senate Democrats up all night, in for long haul on climate legislation

    Democrats held the Senate floor to talk climate change into the morning hours Tuesday, though they're not holding their breath on comprehensive legislation clearing Congress soon. Instead, organizer Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, described the event as an "opening salvo," as the more than two dozen...

  • Senate Democrats' donor-friendly global warming show

    On Monday night into Tuesday morning, two dozen Senate Democrats -- members of the party's newly-formed Climate Action Task Force -- plan to hold an all-night, filibuster-like talkathon on the issue of global warming. "Congress must act," Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz, a leader of the...

  • Senate Democrats to talk climate change in Monday filibuster

    Green eggs and ham isn't on the menu this time around. Instead, senators holding the floor for all of Monday and into Tuesday morning will serve up a heaping dose of climate change. Senate Democrats will control the floor for an all-night session on climate change, according to a statement...

  • Is independent thinking still prized in science? Perhaps not on climate change

    In February, before the situation in the Ukraine really heated up, Secretary of State John Kerry focused on a hotter issue, making it clear that when it came to saving the earth from human-caused climate change, he and President Obama did not have time for members of the Flat Earth Society. I...

  • Pentagon warns of climate change 'threat multipliers'

    The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers" that will force the Pentagon to rethink how it engages in training, missions and humanitarian aid around the world, the Defense Department said Tuesday in its Quadrennial Defense Review. The review, released every four years, steps up...

  • White House proposes EPA cuts, clean energy and conservation increases

    President Obama moved more money into his climate-change priorities in his fiscal 2015 budget proposal, although the Environmental Protection Agency overall would receive less money.



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