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Watch 60 Minutes: The kids’ climate lawsuit that could stop the U.S. government from supporting fossil fuels

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/juliana-versus-united-states-climate-change-lawsuit-60-minutes-2019-06-23/ Of all the cases working their way through the federal court system, none is more interesting or potentially more life changing than Juliana versus the United States. To quote one federal judge, “This is no ordinary lawsuit.” It was filed back in 2015 on behalf of a group of kids who are trying to […]

Great Climate Debate: Dr. Judith Curry v. Michael Mann set for House Hearing June 25 – Climate & Extreme Weather

https://judithcurry.com/2019/06/23/hearing-on-climate-change-extreme-weather/ Hearing on climate change & extreme weather Posted on June 23, 2019 by curryja | 64 Comments by Judith Curry On Tuesday June 25, I will be testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Environmental Subcommittee in a Hearing on Recovery, Resilience and Readiness – Contending with Natural Disasters in the Wake of Climate Change. The announcement for the Hearing is […]

Climate protesters storm coalmine in Germany

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48734321 Police in western Germany are removing climate change protesters from an open-cast coalmine after hundreds of them stormed the site. Activists broke through a police cordon on Saturday to get into the Garzweiler mine, in a campaign against fossil fuel use. Many protesters are resisting attempts by police to clear the huge site. Police […]

70 arrested in climate protest outside New York Times building – Urges media to report on ‘the climate emergency

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jun/23/new-york-times-climate-change-protest-results-70-a/ By – Associated Press – Sunday, June 23, 2019 NEW YORK — Police say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Saturday and on the outside of the Port Authority Bus Terminal across […]

Ross McKitrick: Apocalyptic rhetoric about extreme weather keeps ramping up. But experts say there’s no emergency

https://business.financialpost.com/opinion/ross-mckitrick-apocalyptic-rhetoric-about-extreme-weather-keeps-ramping-up-but-experts-say-theres-no-emergency By Ross McKitrick On June 7, I published an op-ed on this page telling the story of Roger Pielke Jr., a U.S. climate expert whose research on climate change and extreme weather didn’t support many of the alarmist slogans on the subject. Despite his findings being squarely in the mainstream of his academic specialty, for stating […]

Media Attacks Should Be a Signal to Trump: Focus on Flawed Climate Science

https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/media-attacks-should-be-a-signal-to-trump-focus-on-flawed-climate-science/ BY TOM HARRIS AND DR. JAY LEHR JUNE 21, 2019 President Trump arrives to speak about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord June 1, 2017, in the Rose Garden of the White House. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) President Donald Trump is clearly on the right track on climate change. One of the strongest […]

Oregon GOP Senators Defiant After Governor Threatens Arrests – GOP Legislators fled state to block a gas & emissions tax

https://freebeacon.com/politics/oregon-gop-senators-defiant-after-governor-threatens-arrests/ Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D.) / Getty BY: Charlie Hoffmann Follow @choffmann10 June 24, 2019 11:15 am Oregon Senate minority leader Herman Baertschiger said his caucus remains defiant in its efforts to stall proposed cap-and-trade legislation. “My caucus and I continue to stand firm and remain out of the state,” he said, criticizing media reports […]

Trudeau’s ‘plastic ban’ won’t help the environment. It could actually harm it instead

https://business.financialpost.com/opinion/trudeaus-plastic-ban-wont-help-the-environment-it-could-actually-harm-it-instead Alternatives have a significantly higher total impact on the environment, while inflating costs for consumers A customer reaches for a plastic bag at a grocery store in Toronto.Cole Burston/Bloomberg Special to Financial Post David Clement June 14, 2019 8:53 AM EDT First they came for plastic bags. Coffee cups are next, and the fast-food […]

Bill Gates and Big Oil back this company that’s trying to solve climate change by sucking CO2 out of the air

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/21/carbon-engineering-co2-capture-backed-by-bill-gates-oil-companies.html?fbclid=IwAR31kxhc2hf57ZqDQoDlyqazvNsxEwrea6YGjmMeDFlQ2WrBc7xmYR8WBsc In Squamish, British Columbia, there’s a company that wants to stop climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. It’s called Carbon Engineering, and it uses a combination of giant fans and complex chemical processes to remove carbon dioxide from the air in a procedure known as Direct Air Capture. Direct Air […]