Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Why ‘climate change’ is a useless phrase

Monday, February 10th, 2014

In the late 2000s, "climate change" began replacing "global warming" as the phrase used to encourage government intervention to prevent man-caused climate catastrophes. In 2006, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, greatly increasing regulatory control...

Expert: CA may need ‘paramilitary’ response to climate change

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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  Paramilitary tactics may be necessary in California to prepare for, or head off, an apocalyptic future with flooded coastal communities, scorched central valleys and rampant wildfires in the Sierras. That was the advice and prediction from one of the experts at a recent hearing on climate chan...

L.A. Times bans letters doubting climate change

Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Global warming epic fail

Back when I was starting out in the editorial writing business in 1986 with the Washington Times, I also helped out on the letters page. I learned proper newspaper policy from William P. Cheshire, the editorial page editor. The policy was to allow a wide range of responsible opinions on the issues, ...

Govt. global warming hoax ‘hilarious incoherence’

Monday, September 30th, 2013
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"Global warming deniers," we skeptics have been called. Much of our climate change skepticism stems from the government's involvement and manipulation of the scientific data, and the subsequent creation of a cap and trade system, designed to punish and tax business. Cap and Trade is not about sav...

Lawmakers learn what farmers already know about sustainable agriculture

Friday, May 10th, 2013

May 10, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- During two hours of expert testimony Wednesday, California Assembly members learned future commercial and housing developments should not be built on prime agricultural land, which should continue to be used for farming. The committee acted as if this w...

Fracking watch: Britain figures out what CA hasn’t

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

May 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The 13th chapter of fracking watch will be the last installment for a while until some more nations around the world take up the issue of whether hydraulic fracturing is a bad or good thing. For this installment -- instead of focusing on a government that has figured out ...

Maviglio tweets against Duffy global-warming article

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

April 10, 2013 By John Seiler Steve Maviglio, the California Democratic activist, tweeted about Warren Duffy's article on our site, "Facts cloud CA global warming alarmism." Maviglio: "Glad to see @CalWatchdog still in denial about #climate change. Where can I buy your #wayback machine? #AB32." [...

Why enforce AB 32 when new studies show no global warming?

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

April 7, 2013 By Warren Duffy Just a few years ago... In 2005, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed of the alleged threat of global warming, "I say the debate is over. . . . We know the science, we see the threat, and we know the time for action is now." Along with then-Assembly Speaker ...

CARB honcho Mary Nichols makes power grab

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Feb. 5, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- What do the California Air Resources Board, the Transit Authority, the Highway Patrol, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Bar Pilots have in common? More than you would think. Because all vehicles, railroads, aircr...

U.S. Dems ask NFL, NBA for advice on climate change

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Feb. 1, 2013 By Katy Grimes Reader warning: Only read this story if you have low blood pressure; this could make your head explode. If you were on-the-fence about man-made climate change, this should finally knock you off and bring you back to reality. The Hill reports A new Capitol Hill clim...