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Ex-Alarmist Disputes So-Called ‘Climate Crisis’ In New Book

Environmentalist Michael Shellenberger got off to a rocky start with his book launch when Forbes deactivated his column apologizing for the “climate scare,” but the magazine may have done him a favor. The backlash prompted a host of feisty contrarian…

Wash. Examiner Labels ‘Left-Of-AOC’ Congressman As Centrist

The Washington Examiner’s Daily on Energy project embarrassed itself today, calling climate-activist congressman Sean Casten (D-IL), who holds a 0% lifetime rating from Heritage Action, as a “centrist Democrat.” By earning a rating of 0%, Casten holds an even more…

Politics

CONGRESS: Lawmaker raises concern with disaster program inequities

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said the Small Business Administration should “take a long, hard look” at its disaster loan program following an E&E News investigation that showed large racial disparities in how the loans were distributed.

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Renowned Green Activist Apologizes For The Climate Scare

The following is a mea culpa from prominent climate activist and environmental leader Michael Shellenberger, a Time Magazine ‘Hero of the Environment’ (pictured). On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over…

Renowned Green Activist Apologizes For The Climate Scare

The following is a mea culpa from prominent climate activist and environmental leader Michael Shellenberger, a Time Magazine ‘Hero of the Environment’ (pictured). On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over…

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When planting trees threatens the forest

The first-of-its-kind study reveals that subsidies for the planting of commercially valuable tree plantations in Chile resulted in the loss of biologically valuable natural forests and little, if any, additional carbon sequestration.

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ADAPTATION: 13 resilience projects jeopardized by looming deadline

Resilience experts say it is likely Congress will extend a deadline for 13 states and municipalities to spend nearly $1 billion in disaster grants awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2016.

Gene Norris: Our next pandemic could be global warming – The Augusta Chronicle

Gene Norris Faith Columnist Saturday Jun 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM Back during my teen years, we lived near a golf course, which was where I first began playing golf. The elevated green on the 10th hole was up on a hill that overlooked the…

Levels of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in sewage rose with COVID-19 cases in Dutch cities

(American Chemical Society) Scientists have detected RNA from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in the feces of people with COVID-19. So it stands to reason that the viral RNA could end up in city sewage, where it could be used to monitor prevalence of the disease. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology Letters have detected rising SARS-CoV-2 RNA levels in sewage from several cities in the Netherlands at early stages of the pandemic.

Ninth Circuit Revives Climate Litigation In California

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two rulings in favor of California municipalities that are suing energy companies for alleged costs of combating climate change, allowing one case to proceed in state court while reversing the dismissal of another….