Tuesday, February 19, 2013

A Voice for Climate, 40,000 Strong
...record temperatures slowly roast the planet, and storms have left record amounts of snow and rain in their wake.
...Keystone’s oil is intended for export and will likely increase gas prices...
...tourists who were crossing monuments off their vacation checklist were soon carrying the signs being passed out by volunteers. [Mike Tidwell] Between Hurricane Sandy and the fact that half the country is in drought, it's too hot, too cold, too dry, too wet, wherever you go."
...The group held a meeting on Valentine's Day discussing how to pressure the government for more money to rebuild their home, and just held a drive to give out 200 space heaters to those in need, free of charge...Winnipeg was her favorite stop, because there, women were running the anti-pipeline show. "When women are on the front lines, when women are on the war path, you know change is a comin'."
As the front lines of the marchers reached the White House, they began chanting, "Obama come out, we've got something to talk about." Unfortunately, the president wasn't home to hear them; he was out on the golf course with Tiger Woods in Florida.
Sir Paul Nurse Vs Lord Nigel Lawson on Climate Science
Ben Pile exposes the weak and misleading comments made recently by Royal Society President Sir Paul Nurse on Lord Nigel Lawson's views on climate science and climate policies.
- Bishop Hill blog - What next?
The energy regulator has repeated the point I made here a few days ago. With a swathe of coal-fired power stations ready to close in March, the chances of avoiding power cuts looks very slim.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper demonstrates Arctic temperatures are not unusual, unnatural, or unprecedented
A paper published today in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology reconstructs Arctic temperatures from shells collected from Iceland and demonstrates that temperatures have been warmer than the present over much of the past 500 years. The paper adds to many other peer-reviewed studies demonstrating that current Arctic temperatures are not unusual, unnatural, or unprecedented.

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