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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 […]

DC appeals court ruling will prove difficult to overturn, largely ignored by conservatives

July 23, 2012

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The recent appeals court ruling that the EPA has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases will stand until the Republicans control the Presidency and have a filibuster- proof majority of the Senate, or until a liberal Supreme Court Justice is replaced by a conservative.

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.

Heartland Institute billboard feeds critics, drives away allies and donors

May 7, 2012

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Heartland Institute billboard featuring Unabomber Ted Kaczynski feeds Heartland's critics and drives away their allies and donors.

An open letter to Burt Rutan, regarding his WSJ commentary on human-caused climate disruption

January 27, 2012

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[Update: My original post, Burt Rutan’s comments, and my responses to his comments have been copied here. That post has closed comments and will be updated with any further discussion Burt and I have, either in the massive comment thread below or independently. If you’re interested in just Burt’s and my discussion to date, minus […]