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Merchants of Doubt: Sowing the (Tobacco) Seeds of Denial

Climate change and the war of communication From the introduction of snow balls on the floor of the Senate as “scientific evidence” that global warming isn’t happening to smear campaigns aimed at actual climate scientists, the real battle over climate change is one of narrative, not science. “The one thing we’ve learned,”says Robert Kenner, director of the […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Inhofe’s Embrace of Breathing Mercury; Mitt Romney

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: In April the EPA put a ruling into effect that limits mercury emissions so stringently that many old coal fired power plants will be de-commissioned in the next 4 years. Now Republican Senator James Inhofe, a longtime supporter […]Read More

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The Power and Energy of the Fossil Fuel Industry

Amidst the devastation that is, or perhaps was, the Gulf Coast, an immense spill in China, thousands of abandoned offshore wells continuously leaking, and the effects of GHG-driven climate change becoming increasingly apparent, one could have thought that now is the time for climate legislation. But alas, no – as evident in the wake, (and […]Read More

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EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Spars With Senate GOP Over Climate

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson held firm against lead climate pseudo-skeptic James Inhofe and his colleagues on Tuesday at an EPA budget hearing with the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The GOP minority quickly turned the budget meeting into a battle of wills, saying that hacked emails from climate scientists at East Anglia […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Global Weirding vs.

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Climate skeptics found plenty of reasons to dig out their dreary critiques this week, between the continuing controversy over erroneous reports from the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and the record-breaking snowfall on the East Coast. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) and his family built an […]Read More

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Climate Bill Passes Out of Committee Despite Republican Stonewalling

[podcast]http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/climate_news-11-5.mp3[/podcast] Despite a three-day stalemate between Democrats and Republican on the Senate Energy and Public Works committee, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act passed out of committee on an 11-1 vote. Republicans refused to participate in the markup session of the bill, saying that the EPA needed to conduct a more thorough cost […]Read More