Keystone XL Pipeline: Still Environmentally Safe

Jim West/ZUMA Press/Newscom President Obama has punted on Keystone XL so many times, it seems like he could have covered the 1,700-mile route of the oil pipeline. With this afternoon’s release of  a positive “final environmental impact statement” by the State Department, though, he should do what he should have done a long time ago: […]

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Global Warming Updates; Predictions of Unprecedented Snowfall in the Holy Land

Unprecedented snowfall continues across Israel. Snow continues to fall in areas of higher elevation, including in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, and in the Gush Etzion region. Weather authorities also warn of flash flood warnings and heavy rains in Israel’s center, extending everywhere not affected by snowfall from Netanya to Ashkelon. Updates about specific regions are […]

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Obama Executive Order for global warming that is not happening

President Obama issued an executive order Friday directing a government-wide effort to boost preparation in states and local communities for the impact of global warming. The action orders federal agencies to work with states to build “resilience” against major storms and other weather extremes that Obama thinks is happening. Obama’s order directs that infrastructure projects […]

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Global Warming Natural, May End Within 20 Years, Said Ohio State University Researcher

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Global warming is a natural geological process that could begin to reverse itself within 10 to 20 years, predicted an Ohio State University researcher in 2001, appears he was right on. The researcher suggested that atmospheric carbon dioxide — often thought of as a key “greenhouse gas” — is not the cause […]

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Scrutinizing the Social Cost of Carbon: Comment to the Energy Department

On September 16, Heritage analysts David Kreutzer and Kevin Dayaratna sent a request to the Department of Energy requesting that a recent rule incorporating an updated Social Cost of Carbon be opened for additional comments. The Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is a monetary value measuring the purported damages from each ton of emitted carbon […]

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