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With the En-ROADS climate simulator, you can build your own solutions to global warming – Yale Climate Connections

Killer hurricanes, devastating wildfires, melting glaciers, and sunny-day flooding in more and more coastal areas around the world have birthed a fatalistic view cleverly dubbed by Mary Annaïse Heglar of the Natural Resources Defense Council as “de-nihilism“. One manifestation: An…

On climate change, American voters sound more like Team Greta than Team Donald Trump – USA TODAY

The world was offered starkly conflicting views of the future this week as an American president in full climate-change denial shared the spotlight in Davos, Switzerland, with a 17-year-old Swedish girl who is the Earth’s most prominent environmental activist. Donald Trump’s vision was of a…

Ignore the Fake Climate Debate – The Wall Street Journal

Protesters in Rome hold a banner showing climate activist Greta Thunberg, March 2019. Photo: Andreas SOLARO/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Ted Nordhaus Jan. 23, 2020 11:10 am ET Beyond the headlines and social media, where Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump and the…

Participants in environmental health studies vulnerable to re-identification

(Silent Spring Institute) Before sharing human research data, scientists routinely strip it of personal information such as name, address, and birthdate in order to protect the privacy of their study participants. However, a new study shows that for environmental health studies, that might not be enough–even anonymized data can sometimes be traced back to individuals.

Joe Biden Wants To Ban All Plastic Use, Impose A Carbon Tax

During a town hall event in Iowa this week, “moderate” Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed a ban not just on plastic bags, but on plastic use in general. “When I go back to Kenya, we…

Oink, Oink! Watchdog Group Cites AOC As ‘Porker Of The Year’

A watchdog group named Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday its “Porker of the Year” for 2019, citing her sponsorship of the costly “Green New Deal” proposal. Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz said the New York Democrat received…

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VIENNA: Austria gets aggressive on climate under new leadership

Austria’s new government signaled willingness to test the boundaries of conventional economic, energy and tax policies in its bid to radically reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future

(University of Sussex) The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals, a new academic study has warned.

Climate Predictions – Doubling Down On Stupid

If the “science is settled” regarding global warming, climate change, extreme weather, or whatever it goes by these days, why are past predictions not more accurate? Weather forecasting, although frequently off the mark, is usually fairly accurate. If snow is…

Anti-Macron Yellow Vests Protests Still Going Strong In France

Although it’s not exactly considered frontpage news by the leftist mainstream media, the so-called Yellow Vests continue to protest every single weekend against President Macron’s horrendous policies. Don’t believe me? Well, just watch this rather inspiring video [after the jump]:…