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Portland school board freezes out climate-questioning materials

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10:30am 5/21/2016 at 10:30am
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State attorneys general aren’t the only ones engaging in climate justice thuggery.

The board for Portland Public Schools unanimously approved a resolution to eliminate materials that question on the existence...

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Turnaround: House Committee demands “AGs United for Clean Power” documentation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:00am 5/20/2016 at 10:00am
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I have previously reported that a coalition of 17 state attorney generals has formed (AGs United for Clean Power), which intends to promote the climate change agenda by targeting the fossil fuel industry.

The first victim of the Climate Change purge was the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a non-profit organization that has...

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Mad Science: Claim that “Islamophobia” is accelerating Global Warming!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:00am 5/11/2016 at 7:00am
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I must admit, I have seen a lot of crack-pot theories about Climate Change/Global Warming in the past two decades.

However, Ghassan Hage (a Lebanese-Australian academic serving as Future Generation Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory at the University of Melbourne in Australia) has hit the motherlode of social justice nuttiness.

Three Massachusetts...

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Alberta’s Wildfire: Costliest Natural Disaster in Canada’s History

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:30am 5/9/2016 at 11:30am
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Mother Nature has engaged our neighbors to the North in a battle, as a massive wildfire has consumed the forests around the oil-sands region of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada since May 1.

The Canadians may finally be making some progress in containing the conflagration after one-week of intense fire-fighting.

Canadian officials showed some...

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Gov. Jerry Brown’s Greenhouse Gas Executive Order Challenged

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:30am 4/22/2016 at 8:30am
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Regular Legal Insurrection readers may recall that prior to signing the new state minimum wage law, California Governor Jerry Brown was heckled at the Paris Climate Conference.

Brown was challenged by a group of protesters opposed to carbon offset programs they said could hurt indigenous people. However, his enthusiasm for imposing draconian...

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CA Sen. Boxer’s Classless Questioning during Climate Change Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 18, 2016 at 8:30am 4/18/2016 at 8:30am
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The Environment and Public Works Committee has been gathering testimony from a wide range of witnesses (industry experts, military official, and faith leaders) to discuss the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan.

Because the Senators obviously wanted listed to many different perspectives, those invited to offer input included...

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Bill Nye, “The Science Guy,” OK with Jailing Climate Change Deniers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 12:30pm 4/16/2016 at 12:30pm
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I just noted that environmental activists are ramping up a social media campaign against energy giant Exxon Mobil, as the Attorneys General for 17 states are looking to nail that company under racketeering statutes.

This attack is the latest in the pseudo-science based thuggery that progressives have directed at those who opt...

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Exxon attempts to deflect legal “Climate Change” strikes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/14/2016 at 1:00pm
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Energy company and fossil-fuel provider Exxon Mobil is the Jupiter of American business.

It’s so large, it’s gravitational pull attracts Obama Administration strikes to promote wealth-distributing “climate change” policies and otherwise undermine the American economy.

Earlier this week, I noted that one of Exxon Mobil’s allies in the quest for sensible science regulation...

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Does “Climate Change” make it immoral to have kids?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 6:00pm 4/5/2016 at 6:00pm
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Dave Bry is the author of Public Apology: In Which a Man Grapples With a Lifetime of Regret, One Incident at a Time.

I suspect he is going to have one more regret to add to his list: Writing a column in The Guardian asking if its immoral to have children…...

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Feds building case against “Climate Change Deniers”?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 12:30pm 3/12/2016 at 12:30pm
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Don’t let it be said the Obama Administration doesn’t have it’s priorities in perfect progressive order.

And near the top of those priorities are dealing with “climate change deniers”.

Today’s forecast related to climate change insanity is grim, indeed. United State Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted her team has discussed the option...

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Obama Administration Deposits $500 Million in UN’s “Green Climate Fund”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:30am 3/10/2016 at 8:30am
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We recently reported that Navy SEALs have confided that the Navy is so short of combat rifles that the SEALs have been forced to rotate rifles among returning and deploying teams.

On the other end of the financial spectrum, the Obama Administration had just deposited the first installment of a planned $3...

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The dreaded global warming “bee-pocalypse” that wasn’t

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:00am 2/25/2016 at 10:00am
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Not too long ago, climate alarmists were predicting “bee-pocalyse”.

A spate of reports about American bee colonies being wiped-out for no apparent reason had people worried about the total loss of one of nature’s most important species.

There were numerous theories bandied about for bee colony collapse (e.g., GMO’s, climate change,...

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Massive penguin die-off from too much ice in Antarctica

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 2:45pm 2/23/2016 at 2:45pm
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One prediction I can now comfortably make after years of observation is that there is a direct, linear relationship between how much government funding a scientist gets and the inaccuracy of the theories generated.

The more politically connected the researcher, the more erroneous the “consensus” will be.

I have a new data point...

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Obama Proposes New $10 Oil Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 5, 2016 at 8:30am 2/5/2016 at 8:30am
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In his last year in office, Obama promised to be more bold (reckless?) in pushing his agenda, and one thing that has long irritated him about our great country is our consumption of oil.

To address this pet peeve of his, Obama has released a budget in which he proposes a $10...

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Pentagon Diverts Focus to Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/20/2016 at 1:00pm
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One image I will not soon forget from the recent State of the Union were the grim faces on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Though it may be the tradition of our military to be stoic during such occasions, the latest order probably adds to their troubles considerably:

A new directive issued by...

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Flashback 2013: “Climate Change” Expert Jailed for Conning EPA out of $900K

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 7:00am 1/3/2016 at 7:00am
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The EPA has been hit with a veritable flood of scandals recently.

We covered the Animas River spill, caused by the EPA’s rush to solve a non-problem involving a mine’s wastewater, which impacted the water quality for several Western states.

In 2013, one climate change expert who posed as a CIA operative was...

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Did El Niño give birth to Winter Storm Goliath?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 7:00am 12/30/2015 at 7:00am
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2015 will be remembered as a wild year for many reasons, including the weather.

While the Eastern part of the country was enjoying record high temperatures, the Great Plains was slammed by “Winter Storm Goliath”.

Winter Storm Goliath, the seventh named storm of the 2015-16 season, brought more than three feet of snow...

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