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Richard Muller Converts, Human Activity Causes Global Warming
2012-07-30 14:38:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One skeptical climate scientist has changed his beliefs, and now says that human activity is indeed causing the Earth to warm. Prof Richard Muller, who founded the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) project, admitted in a New York Times opinion piece on Saturday that he was a "converted skeptic." He admitted that a new study aimed at looking into climate change skeptics' concerns helped alter his beliefs. "Last year,...

2012-07-18 10:21:50

TUCSON, Ariz., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To support public health, continued access to abundant, affordable energy is essential, say physicians who are meeting on Long Island, July 28-29. This access is threatened by policies based on bogus environmental risks. The 30th annual meeting of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness (DDP) features serious scientists discussing the facts on energy production, and debunking media scares....

2012-06-22 06:20:57

SENATE VOTE WILL CAUSE JOB LOSS AND INCREASE ELECTRICITY RATES WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate held an up-or-down vote Wednesday on Sen. James Inhofe's (R-Okla.) resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. The resolution was defeated by a vote of 53 to 46. The pending new EPA rule will be the most expensive power plant regulation in American history and is directed at plants that...

2012-06-19 10:22:14

CRITICAL COAL VOTE COULD COST MILLIONS OF DOMESTIC JOBS AND CAUSE ELECTRICITY RATES TO SOAR WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Senate will soon hold what is likely to be the most important energy vote this year: an up-or-down vote on Senator Jim Inhofe's resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. This may be Congress' last chance to stand up to the EPA and stop this rule, which is the most...

2012-05-25 23:00:47

George Jarkesy released an article regarding 49 notable astronauts and NASA employees who believe that NASA is shifting towards politics and away from objective scientific observation and fact regarding global warming. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 George Jarkesy penned an op-ed after welcoming Apollo 7 Astronaut Walt Cunningham on his show on May 9. Their discussion focused on the issue of global warming and NASA´s support of the global warming “hypothesis.” The former...

Image 1 - Controversial Ad Campaign Costs Climate Skeptics Group Partnerships
2012-05-07 03:54:39

The fallout over the Heartland Institute's controversial, short-lived billboard campaign comparing climate change advocates with infamous terrorists, murderers and cult leaders continued over the weekend, as former partners moved to distance themselves from the skeptics' group. According to Leo Hickman of the Guardian, British multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo, a former supporter of the organization, announced that they would no longer provide funds to the thinktank. A...

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2012-05-05 07:51:16

A Chicago-based, conservative and libertarian think tank has told the Washington Post that they are going to abandon a brief but controversial advertising campaign which claimed that "the most prominent advocates of global warming aren´t scientists. They are murderers, tyrants, and madmen.” According to reporter Jason Samenow's original report, the Heartland Institute, a group which promotes climate skepticism, launched a digital billboard campaign featuring Ted Kaczynski, aka...

2012-03-22 14:21:46

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (OTCQB: WNDM | WNDM.PK) a leading innovator in advanced wound care solutions, announced today that Robert Lutz, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company. In addition, Scott A. Haire has resigned as Chairman of the Board of Directors and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Deborah Jenkins Hutchinson has resigned as President of the Company,...

2012-03-13 10:55:09

In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly skeptical of the existence of man-made climate change. Although pundits and scholars have suggested several reasons for this trend, a new study shows that the recent Great Recession has been a major factor. Lyle Scruggs, associate professor of political science in UConn´s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, suggests that this shift in opinion is related primarily to the public´s concern about the economy....

2012-03-09 14:03:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As CEO of Regal Assets, LLC, I want to personally respond to the Rush Limbaugh scandal and the decision our company made last week to pull our advertising from Limbaugh's show. We want to make it very clear that this was by no means a political decision; this was simply a moral choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/LA67864LOGO) The attacks on Sandra Fluke were unwarranted and, we believe, intentionally inflammatory....