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NYT: Obama administration to allow drilling off Atlantic coast, ban it in Arctic seas

The New York Times, in an online article that appeared Monday evening, reports that the Obama administration will announce Tuesday a decision to allow oil exploration on the Atlantic coast while forbidding it in areas of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska. 274 more words

Obama Administration

Boston Snowstorm vs Global Warming

   By Bob Shapiro

The weatherman is telling me that a blizzard is coming to my house, about 25 miles north of Boston. He’s forecasting 2-3 feet of “thunder” snow and winds approaching hurricane force. 857 more words

CAGW Alarmism

What might kill wind and solar power?

Questions to Stephen Chu, Nobel Prizewinner in Physics, former Secretary of Energy

During your time at the Department of Energy the deployment of renewable energy in the U.S. 583 more words

Politics

COMMENTARY: New Colo. Sen. Gardner's votes on climate change amendments are proof of unwillingness to lead

Cory Gardner, Colorado’s brand-new Republican U.S. senator, has had a charmed career. The “cherubic” legislator from the Centennial state’s eastern plains rose in about nine years from obscurity to one of the state’s most powerful politicians. 552 more words

Climate Change

EPA to delay emission rules for new and existing power plants

The Obama administration announced earlier this month that it would delay release of final rules limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing electric power plants and release proposed rules governing greenhouse gas pollution from new power plants several weeks later than originally planned. 183 more words

Obama Administration

Senate kills two more proposals to acknowledge anthropogenic climate change

The U.S. Senate again refused on Thursday to acknowledge the human role in climate change, voting down two proposals that would have forced members to go on record as recognizing scientific reality. 227 more words

Climate Change

Senate kills more pipeline bill amendments that admit human responsibility for climate change

The U.S. Senate again refused on Thursday to acknowledge the human role in climate change, voting down two proposals that would have forced members to go on record as recognizing scientific reality. 227 more words

Climate Change