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The EPA’s gas mileage testing standards don’t work. At all

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:20
POSTED AT 8:01 AM ON JULY 20, 2016 BY JAZZ SHAW If you’re interested in having a vehicle which is more stingy with gasoline, there’s some good news out this week. There’s also some terrible news. If that leaves you feeling a bit confused, don’t feel too bad because the reports coming out of the [...]

UN pleads for climate accord ratification before mass ‘Clexit’

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:17
By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Tuesday, July 19, 2016 The United Nations has issued a plea for nations to fast-track ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement as some countries are backtracking on support for the deal’s sweeping restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged nations to attend a “special [...]

Warmists invent: ‘Climate change inaction figures’ – Collect them All

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:45
You’ve likely heard about the new collectibles taking the world by storm: They’re cute, cuddly, and exist only in a virtual world that may be better than the real one. We’re talking about Climate Change Inaction Figures. A project of the National Geographic Channel’s Years of Living Dangerously, these anti-heroes are known for their blind rejection of facts, [...]

Steam generator anomalies to extend Fessenheim 2 outage

World Nuclear News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:10
A serviceability certificate for one of the three steam generators installed at unit 2 of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant, currently offline for maintenance, has been suspended by the French nuclear safety regulator. A number of anomalies were discovered last month in the steel of the component's lower shell.

Europe checks French state aid for Areva restructuring

World Nuclear News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:58
The European Commission has launched an investigation to determine whether the French government's contribution of €4.0 billion ($4.4 billion) towards the financing of the restructuring of Areva meets EU rules on state aid.

Fmr NASA Scientist Dispels Myth Global Warming Is ‘Settled’

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:34

Empirical Evidence: Climate Change Driven By Non-CO2 Factors, Experts Find

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:18
(click to enlarge — image source) It is indisputable that significant climate change is a never ending condition: Earth’s climate, due to internal and external forces, is inconstant and variable across regions. Chinese researchers determined that non-CO2 forcings are the principal causes of majors swings in a climate’s temperature, be it cooling and warming. They [...]

One More Official Exposes Real Goal Of Climate Scare – ‘A $7 trillion investment opportunity’

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:14
KERRY JACKSON 3:46 PM ET In recent years we’ve documented the true motivations that are driving the global warming scare. Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, who aspires to be U.N. secretary general, has admitted that the goal of environmental activists is to destroy capitalism. One-time U.N. Intergovernmental [...]

WaPo: Work will be a thing of the past?! ‘Workers around the world are suffering from excessive heat fueled by climate change’

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:10
Scorching heat is driving down economic productivity around the world An Indian girl splashes her face with water to keep off the heat as her mother works at a nearby road construction project on a hot summer afternoon in New Delhi in 2014. (AP/Saurabh Das) From construction workers in Dubai to farmers in India, workers around [...]

Here They Go Again: #ExxonKnew Activists to Re-Release Old Documents in Desperate Bid for Relevance

Climate Depot - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:05
http://energyindepth.org/national/exxonknew-activists-to-re-release-old-documents-in-desperate-bid-for-relevance/ In its crusade to draw parallels between Big Tobacco and Big Oil, the #ExxonKnew campaign is making its most desperate pitch to date this week, following the publication of a devastating op-ed in the Washington Post authored by Dennis Vacco, a former New York attorney general who actually litigated and settled the Big Tobacco cases and pointed out [...]

Philippine President won’t honor UN Paris climate pledge — Calls it absurd

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 14:09
President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday that the Philippines will not honour its commitments under a historic agreement concluded last year in Paris that seeks to avoid catastrophic climate change. “You are trying to stifle us… and tell us we are limited to this and that. That’s stupid. I will not honour that,” Mr Duterte said, [...]

Scientists: Global Warming Will Only Cost About 1% Of World Economy

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:31
Scientists: Global Warming Will Only Cost About 1% Of World Economy http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/19/scientists-global-warming-will-only-cost-about-1-of-world-economy/ Dealing with global warming is cheaper than preventing it. — gReader Pro

Fuel efficient cars may be churning out MORE pollutants than previously thought

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:26

The Hillary treatment for climate fraudsters?

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:25
The Hillary treatment for climate fraudsters? http://www.cfact.org/2016/07/18/the-hillary-treatment-for-climate-fraudsters/ Maybe Eric Schneiderman and his fellow AGs are onto something — they are just investigating the wrong side. Instead of criminalizing differences of opinion or inconvenient facts, we might do well to root out actual fraud, let real science prevail, and protect our livelihoods and living standards from [...]

As Republicans Deny Climate Change, the U.N. Says it Could Cost the World $2 Trillion

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:24
https://mic.com/articles/149157/republican-convention-2016-trump-climate-change-un-cost-trillions#.z5wriwVX1 TWEET SHARE Presented by Sponsored by Long Hours Make Your Brain Dumber, At Least If You’re Over Age 40 Global Economic Growth Will Slow in 2016, Brexit Is to Blame, IMF Says How to Get a Raise From Your Boss Without Making Things Awkward ‘Pokémon Go’ Is a Game-Changer for Gamers. For Nintendo? Maybe [...]

EPA Indicates Still More Rules On Emission Standards Are Coming

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:56
EPA Indicates Still More Rules On Emission Standards Are Coming http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/18/epa-indicates-still-more-rules-on-emission-standards-are-coming/ ‘Rapid pace’ — gReader Pro

UN Accuses Germany, Britain of “Betraying” the Paris Climate Accord

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:40
UN Accuses Germany, Britain of “Betraying” the Paris Climate Accord http://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/07/18/un-accuses-germany-britain-of-betraying-the-paris-climate-accord Guest essay by Eric Worrall In the wake of a dramatic rollback of climate policy in Britain and Germany, the UN has accused Britain and Germany of “betraying the spirit” of the Paris Climate Accord. Ban Ki-moon’s climate change envoy has accused the UK [...]

The Sierra Club Is Hilariously Terrified Of Trump – ‘Entire planet may be at risk’

Climate Depot - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:33
The Sierra Club Is Hilariously Terrified Of Donald Trump http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/19/the-sierra-club-is-hilariously-terrified-of-donald-trump/ If Trump becomes president, the entire planet may be at risk — gReader Pro

Impact of slope spawning for bluefin tuna unclear [Letters (Online Only)]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:56
The discovery of 67 bluefin tuna larvae in waters off the northeast US continental shelf is certainly of considerable scientific interest, but the paper in PNAS by Richardson et al. (1) makes several broad assertions that go beyond what the data support. The authors extrapolate differences in larval catch rates...
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