One of the best articles ever on the PR campaign to deny global warming. From the creators of Joe Camel. Robert WynneContributor FOLLOW I tackle the nuances of, and misconceptions about, public relations.full bio → Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwynne/2014/06/26/the-public-relations-debate-about-global-warming-heats-up The Public Relations Debate About Global Warming Heats Up Comment … [Read more...] about Global Denial: Who Pays to Deny Climate Change ?
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With people like Jeff Sessions picked to head Justice, people of this ilk demonstrate Trump's "evil-intent" with regards to how he plans to run the country... Perry and Pruitt: Texas, Oklahoma may call the climate tune under Trump January 6, 2017 ✉ Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (left) and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry By Randy Lee Loftis Texas Climate News Republicans from Texas and Oklahoma – where oil and gas rule politics – may be about to apply … [Read more...] about Trump Picks Morons & Bigots to Lead The Nation
New legislation gets taxpayers off the hook for oil spills, accidents An average of 1,119 carloads of crude oil a day are moved through the United States, and about every 77 seconds, a car carrying 30,000 gallons of crude oil leaves a station to begin its journey. In 2013, a whopping 408,000 carloads of oil were moved across the United States , according to Inside Energy, a collaborative journalism project supported by public broadcasting stations. Crude oil transport has various … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – June 16
In 1982. Then covered it up. Then denied it. Imagine that, Exxon Confirmed Global Warming Consensus in 1982 with In-House Climate Models The company chairman would later mock climate models as unreliable while he campaigned to stop global action to reduce fossil fuel emissions. Lisa Song, Neela Banerjee, David Hasemyer Sep 22, 2015 In 1982, Exxon scientist Andrew Callegari put together a presentation on Exxon modeling results. Steve Knisely was … [Read more...] about Exxon Confirms Climate Change !
Skirting Cuomo's fracking ban, N.Y. group files proposal BARTON , N.Y. – A proposal to frack for natural gas using gelled propane and sand was announced Wednesday morning at Barton Town Hall in Tioga County. Snyder Farm Group spokesman Kevin "Cub" Frisbie said an application was filed Tuesday with the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The move comes after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration officially banned large-scale hydraulic fracturing on June 29. The state … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – July 9
Fracking in the Bakken comes with a high human cost The United States has surpassed even Saudi Arabia in oil and gas production, in part because of fracking technology, which allows energy companies to reach oil and gas deposits they could never access previously. One of those deposits lies in the Bakken oil fields, which stretches 170 square miles from North Dakota to Montana and into Canada . An estimated 7.4 billion barrels of undiscovered oil are sitting under the U.S. … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – June 19
Eventually, the Southwest U.S. will become uninhabitable due to excessively high temps 24/7/365... What Would a Global Warming Increase of 1.5 Degrees Be Like? The Paris climate conference set the ambitious goal of finding ways to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, rather than the previous threshold of 2 degrees. But what would be the difference between a 1.5 and 2 degree world? And how realistic is such a target? by fred pearce How ambitious is the world? The Paris … [Read more...] about Global Warming…Coming To Your Neighborhood Soon!
Kettle reciprocates. How about neither ? Because either way we're cooked by tweedle dumb or tweedle dumber. It's a Hobson's Choice. (They're both hydrocarbons) Gas apologists make much of how clean gas is, or specifically, how much cleaner it is than coal - as if any of us used coal to cook with or heat our homes. So fracking what ? They're both hydrocarbons and they both increase the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which raises the temperature - by preventing long wave radiation … [Read more...] about Coal Pot Calls Gas Kettle Black
Who killed the vote on fracking? Thursday, October 2,2014 Who killed the Colorado Home Rule Vote on Fracking? Why Colorado’s Home Rule Measures Were Killed by Democrats Who Sold Out the Grassroots By Joel Dyer, Matt Cortina & Elizabeth Miller Home Rule Gets Killed by Fracking Turncoats Joel Dyer, Matt Cortina & Elizabeth Miller, Boulder Weekly | October 3, 2014 10:09 am | Comments At first glance, determining who to blame for the fact that Colorado voters will not … [Read more...] about Fracking Sell-Outs Kill Home Rule Vote in Colorado
A Cornell prof., who is either a living validation or an abject repudiation of the tenure system, has come out in favor of lifting the de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling in New York. On its face, such a request ignores the fact that there are in fact no regulations in place for fracking in New York. No environmental safeguards, no severance tax, and no autonomous environmental agency to oversee the industry. Other than those little minor details, this frackademic says let the … [Read more...] about Cornell Prof. Believes in “Safe Fracking” and Unicorns