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2010-12-07 16:25:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback - a cooling effect - in the Earth's climate system that could work to reduce future global warming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cooling effect would be -0.3 degrees Celsius (C) (-0.5 Fahrenheit (F)) globally and...

2010-12-01 12:14:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As COP16, the UN conference on climate change, opens in Cancun, Mexico, CFACT's delegation has arrived to inject some badly needed scientific and policy realism into the talks. "So much alarmism has been exposed and there has already been so much fraud and waste uncovered surrounding this issue," said Craig Rucker, CFACT's Executive Director, "but thankfully the citizens of the world have caught on just in time. Will our...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CFACT, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, will feature two prominent experts on climate science and policy at COP 16, the UN conference on climate change which convenes next week in Cancun. Lord Christopher Monckton will be in Cancun December 1 - 10. Dr. Roy Spencer will be in Cancun December 6 - 10. Both will be available (allowing for travel) before and after Cancun. Last year COP 15 in Copenhagen ended without...

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2010-11-09 10:25:00

Hundreds of scientists and climate change experts are vowing to band together to speak out in response to climate change skeptics--a move that some surmise comes in response to the political gains made by the Republican Party in last week's Congressional elections. "The moves signals a bold approach by scientists, typically reluctant to get involved in policy debates, as US President Barack Obama's efforts to set stricter penalties for polluters face near-certain defeat in the legislature,"...

2010-09-16 11:19:00

Symposium Seeks to Frame New Conversation by Bringing More Than 400 Leaders Together WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of extensive scientific research pointing to the especially harmful impacts that climate change will have on communities of color in the U.S. and throughout the world, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies will convene a group of national experts tomorrow to examine the global warming debate and discuss mitigating strategies. The...

2010-09-07 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Roger Colley announces the launch of his new thought-provoking website www.truthfulmyths.com. The site promotes dialogue on the issue of climate change through the release of the writer's new enlightening book, A Truthful Myth, a suspense/action/romance novel about an abrupt global warming. At a time when many serious climate scientists on all sides of the issue are releasing publications about their research and thoughts about global warming...

2010-05-13 09:04:00

Online media leader offers viewers on-the-ground coverage of International Conference on Climate Change EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PJTV today announced it will stream LIVE coverage of the Heartland Institute's 4th Annual International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-4) - a worldwide gathering of global warming "realists" - from Chicago, IL, on May 16-18. The online television network will offer viewers videos and analysis from each keynote speaker as well...

2010-04-19 09:53:00

No Cap and Trade Coalition and Minnesotans for Global Warming Respond WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Minnesotans for Global Warming: What: Press conference, video screenings, comments Who: Minnesotans for Global Warming, Dr. Patrick Michaels, Myron Ebell, and members of the No Cap and Trade Coalition When: Tuesday, April 20th, 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) Where: Bloomberg Room, National Press Club, Washington, DC A satirical internet...

2010-02-22 14:13:36

Mass media have been a key vehicle by which climate change contrarianism has traveled, according to Maxwell Boykoff, a University of Colorado at Boulder professor and fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, or CIRES. Boykoff, an assistant professor of environmental studies, presented his research today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Diego. He spoke during a panel discussion titled "Understanding...

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2010-02-12 06:55:00

After record snowfall in Washington, opponents of climate change action are hoping to kill emissions legislation, which was already facing an uncertain political future. Environmentalists launched counter-attacks, pointing out that Olympics host Vancouver is faced with a lack of snow, which might offer proof of dangerous climate change. Conservatives have gone on the offensive and mocked leaders that warned about the planet's heating after Washington and other eastern cities have seen the...