Friday, January 11, 2013

Fox News Questions Whether Government Faked Hottest Year On Record
Peter Thorne, a climate scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites who was quoted by, wrote in an email to Media Matters that recent changes to the data served to improve accuracy.
New York Times Dismantles Environmental Desk ... | Facebook
I was never fan of standalone environment desk even when I worked for it. Creates a ghetto for the subject and reporters. Environment is not a beat. Environmental impacts are a result of human decisions and actions. I do think it's a mistake, however, to end position of environment EDITOR. More than ever, the paper needs someone to track, coordinate and vet the environmental content  [If someone blames carbon dioxide for record cold, will that survive the vetting?] coming through any desk...
California to net less than planned from carbon market - News - Point Carbon
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 (Reuters Point Carbon) - Weaker-than-anticipated demand for permits at California's inaugural carbon auction has caused the state to lower its forecast for expected cap-and-trade revenue from $1 billion to $200 million for the year, dealing a blow to the governor's plans to use the money to fund a costly high-speed rail project.
Where has all the warming gone? — The Daily Climate
So where has all the warming gone? Many fathoms down, probably.

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