Thursday, 4 October 2018

Energy and Environment: Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news

Energy and Environment
With Chris Mooney
 
Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news
A much-awaited report from the U.N.'s top climate science panel will show a dramatic gap between professed goals and where the planet currently stands.
EPA excluded its own top science officials when it rewrote rules on using scientific studies
The agency's proposed regulation has sparked massive controversy.
 
The Energy 202: Big oil and gas companies are winners in Trump's new trade deal
They had been worried.
 
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A massive, historic high-pressure zone is bringing freakishly nice weather to Alaska
Some are "loving it," while others are "terrified."
 
The Energy 202: Republicans and Democrats both like this conservation fund. But they just let it just expire.
They couldn't reach a compromise to keep even this popular part of the government running.
 
The Energy 202: Trump has dismissed climate change as 'nonsense.' His administration just said otherwise.
The administration predicts a 7-degree rise in global temperatures this century.
 
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In rollback of mercury rule, Trump could revamp how government values human health
A new EPA rule would weaken existing pollution standards by barring the agency from including some public health benefits in its analysis.
 
Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100
Environmental analysis assumes no action on climate change — and extreme warming — to justify freezing fuel standards for autos.
 
 
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