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Enviro News Wrap: Texas Comes Clean on Fracking; Some Fear Smart Meters a U.N. Plot; a 7-Year Spill in the Gulf, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Natural gas companies in Texas are reporting what chemicals they use to frack and how much water they are using. NPR explores the idea that cheap natural gas undermines the rise of the renewable energy industry. And don’t forget that natural gas destroys our environment just as much as…

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Are we at a political tipping point with global warming?

The Climate Change Divide: Have We Reached a Political Tipping Point?

The latest poll from the Pew Research Center found that the number of Americans who believe in climate change, particularly Republicans, has decreased dramatically since 2006.

Environmental News Wrap: Solar Cheaper than Nuclear; Tea Party Delusions; Negotiating Biodiversity, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: While gleaning stories from National Geographic (NG) I ran into advertisements  for Shell Oil Company, like at the Scientific American site discussed last week. The story I found on NG focuses on the intersection of water and energy in our economy. Then, I went to…

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Global Warming is an Article of Faith for GOP

Of course, that is denial of global warming and climate science that is an article of faith for Republicans, and most especially for their Tea Party masters. Despite the irony of many climate change denialists characterizing climate science as a “religion,” it is the unflinching rejection of evidence, the alarmist rhetoric of “world government control” (have any of these people…

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