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Letters to editor: Wildfires, global warming and Donald Trump – Record Searchlight

Wishful thinking won’t make COVID-19, global warming go away Back when I worked in summer camps we’d take the campers out in the sticks for their “overnight.” There, a recurring prank on new counselors was to send them out “behind…

The new politics of global warming – Axios

The 2020 election is both very different and very familiar when it comes to the politics of global warming and the stakes of the outcome. What’s new: Democratic voters are more concerned than in prior presidential cycles, polling shows. “It…

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The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis

The warning signs are flashing red. The California wildfires were surely made worse by the impacts of global heating. A study published in July warned that the Arctic is undergoing “an abrupt climate change event” that will probably lead to…

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming – The Troy Messenger – Troy Messenger

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, burned more than 3 million acres and destroyed thousands of homes. But let’s…

The Climate Apocalypse: ‘Permanently Immunized From Falsification’

In last Saturday’s post, I provided a quote from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy that encapsulated the gist of the scientific method: “[T]heories that are permanently immunized from falsification . . . can no longer be classified as scientific.” That…

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WHITE HOUSE: Docs: Trump aides pushed EPA for fewer methane checks

EPA bowed to White House pressure to reduce requirements for monitoring and repairing methane leaks at facilities that push natural gas through pipelines. EPA staffers said it could “compromise” the legal underpinning of the rule.

Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 19th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

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Global warming and the presidential election – The Economist

Sep 17th 2020 THIS WEEK America’s oldest magazine offered its first-ever presidential endorsement. “We do not do this lightly,” said Scientific American, in explaining its decision to come out for Joe Biden. But what choice did it have? The country…

Biden’s Green-Energy Plan Could Wipe Out 5M Blue-Collar Jobs

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden just can’t get his story straight on his green energy promises. In Pittsburgh, in front of union workers last month, he declared: “I am not banning fracking. Let me say that again. I am not banning…