Friday, June 28, 2013


THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper predicts a decrease in tropical cyclones in the future
A paper published today in the Journal of Climate finds climate models predict a decrease in tropical cyclones due to alleged warming from CO2, the opposite of claims by climate alarmists. According to the paper, "Tropical cyclones are shown to decrease in frequency globally by 9% in the [doubled CO2 simulation] and 26% in the [quadrupled CO2 simulation]." The paper corroborates many other peer-reviewed papers projecting a decrease of the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones and hurricanes in the future. Multiple observational studies also find that tropical cyclones decrease with warming.
Climate Change May Stop Invasive Ant Cold | LiveScience
An aggressive ant species so vicious that in groups it can eat bird hatchlings alive may see its territory decline in the coming decades as climate change takes its toll on its habitats.
GOP climate tack: Talk jobs, not science -
Some Republicans have found a way to blend the science and jobs arguments.

On Monday, Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee — including Barrasso — demanded that EPA provide more data on global temperatures and charged that Obama was making inaccurate statements. But they also pivoted back to the economy.

“To promote his global warming agenda, the president has stated that ‘temperature around the globe is increasing faster than was predicted even 10 years ago,’” wrote committee ranking member David Vitter (R-La.) and members including Barrasso and Inhofe. They added, “The American people deserve to know if the president has the facts straight, particularly as EPA presses ahead with zealous regulations that will drive up the price of electricity and make it harder for American workers to compete in the world economy.”
Forget Global Warming: Merkel Seeks To Derail EU Compromise On Car Emissions | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Germany is working to derail a compromise deal to enforce stricter rules on carbon dioxide emissions for all new cars in the European Union from 2020, EU sources said on Wednesday (26 June).

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