NPR has gutted its staff dedicated to covering climate issues. Given the nation’s and world’s renewed focus on the threat posed by unrestricted carbon pollution, this baffling move is already receiving widespread criticism from scientists and media watchers.
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A new study using long-term satellite observations confirms (for the umpteenth time) that fracking speeds up global warming and has no net climate benefit whatsoever in any timescale that matters to humanity.
The resolution -- like all other secession attempts in the U.S., apart from the one in 1775 -- isn't likely to make it very far. But the three South Miami councilmembers who voted for the resolution still think sea level rise is serious enough to make the secession statement.
NOAA reports, “The past 12 months (10-13 to 9-14) was the warmest 12-month period since records began in 1880.” While some, mainly non-scientists, have said the world hasn't warmed in 18 years “NOAA records show no pause in warming."