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New Arctic ice minimum set three weeks early

August 27, 2012

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According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, (NSDIC) “Arctic sea ice appears to have broken the 2007 record daily extent and is now the lowest in the satellite era.” This announcement was made earlier today, on August 27. The joint International Arctic Research Center/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency team out of Fairbanks, Alaska announced […]

Appeals court finds arguments against EPA’s greenhouse gas Tailoring Rule illogical

July 20, 2012

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You know you've spectacularly lost the argument when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals quotes Schoolhouse Rock in its opinion against you.

DC appeals court says EPA’s interpretation of Clean Air Act “unambiguously correct”

July 19, 2012

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The states and industry groups tried to argue that the EPA's greenhouse gas regulations went against the Clean Air Act in multiple ways. But the DC appeals court strongly disagreed, finding in every instance that the EPA was "unambiguously correct."

DC appeals court rejects attacks on EPA’s greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding

July 18, 2012

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The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding was exactly what the EPA said it was – based on sound scientific evidence and anchored firmly within the legal requirements of the Clean Air Act.

Historical context behind the court ruling that the EPA may regulate greenhouse gases

July 17, 2012

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When the DC appeals court ruled that the EPA had the authority to regulate greenhouse gases on June 26, 2012, it brought to a close a process of regulation and court challenges that started in 1999.

NYTimes Green blog: Burning Colorado forests may not regenerate

June 26, 2012

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The NYTimes Green blog reports that the burning Colorado forests may not regenerate into forest, but rather into shrubland.

More deception and dishonesty in Heartland’s May 1 press release announcing results of Memo investigation

June 7, 2012

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Following the unauthorized publication of confidential Heartland Institute documents by Peter Gleick on February 14, 2012, Heartland’s president Joseph Bast identified one document that he claimed was forged. Starting on February 16, Heartland employed Protek International, a firm that conducts digital forensic investigations, to investigate whether or not the allegedly fabricated “2012 Climate Strategy” memo […]