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Panicked progressives tie #Brexit to #ClimateChange

LI #60 #Brexit #Leave
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:30am 6/25/2016 at 10:30am
LI #60 #Brexit #Leave

I must admit, few arguments related to the “settled science” of climate change astonish me anymore.

But until today I failed to fully appreciate the extent of eco-activist creativity! Panicked progressives are now asserting the Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will cause adverse effects on the environment.

Yes….#Brexit will cause...

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Igniting the Fight on Climate Alarmism

LI #58 Fire with Coals
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 6/22/2016 at 2:00pm
LI #58 Fire with Coals

Recently, I noted that climate change skeptics who also acted as their states’ attorneys general warned their environmental activist counterparts that plans were being made to “fight fire with fire.”

Afterall, if the government’s environmental activists begin targeting businesses and private organizations under racketeering statutes for denying progressive environmental science theories, then...

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Fighting Fire with Fire : GOP AG’s warning to “AG’s United for Clean Power”

LI #58 Fire with Coals
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/19/2016 at 3:00pm
LI #58 Fire with Coals

I have been following the antics of 17 state attorney generals who formed (AGs United for Clean Power), which intends to promote the progressive climate change agenda by targeting the fossil fuel industry using racketeering statutes.

Recently, thirteen Republican members of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans sent letters to 17 state attorneys...

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House Votes to Condemn Carbon Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 6:04pm 6/11/2016 at 6:04pm
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The House has voted to condemn a carbon tax as “detrimental to American families and businesses.”

The Hill reports:

The House voted Friday to condemn a potential carbon tax, closing the door on a climate ch...

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Obama drains $500M From Zika response to U.N. Climate Fund

LI #18 Aedes aegypti mosquito
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/9/2016 at 6:00pm
LI #18 Aedes aegypti mosquito

In February, President Obama said we should not “panic over Zika.”

At the same time, he asked Congress for $1.8 billion in funding for the resources to combat the Zika virus, the pathogen spreading rapidly through the Americas that can cause birth defects and neurological problems. In a rare display of fiscal...

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CA’s “First of its Kind” Bill to Prosecute Climate Change Deniers Sidelined

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/4/2016 at 5:00pm
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As a proponent of serious scientific review of environmental policies, I have been blessed to share news related to climate change with Legal Insurrection readers.

Little did I realize this might have made me a criminal in my home state! Fortunately, it looks like I have dodged a bullet…legally.

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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
Polar Bear Facepalm

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

LI #43 Abuse of Power Ad
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:00am 5/20/2016 at 10:00am
LI #43 Abuse of Power Ad

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!

LI #33 Islamaphobia and Global Warming
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:00am 5/11/2016 at 7:00am
LI #33 Islamaphobia and Global Warming

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

LI #31 Alberta Wildfire
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 9, 2016 at 11:30am 5/9/2016 at 11:30am
LI #31 Alberta Wildfire

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

LI #14 Babs Boxer
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 18, 2016 at 8:30am 4/18/2016 at 8:30am
LI #14 Babs Boxer

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
LI #12 Bill Nye Sarah Palin

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
LI #10 Exxon Knew

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
LI #01B Babies

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”?

LI #43 Loretta Lynch
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 12:30pm 3/12/2016 at 12:30pm
LI #43 Loretta Lynch

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”

LI #42 Money Slush Fund
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8:30am 3/10/2016 at 8:30am
LI #42 Money Slush Fund

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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