Congressman Frank Pallone, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has embraced the Green New Deal promoted by freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Pallone’s “100% clean economy” with net-zero carbon emissions is “aggressively” targeted to be achieved by 2050, twenty years following the end of AOC’s world.
With a nod to The Squad, Pallone and six other Democrats on his committee held a press conference in Washington on Tuesday in an effort to convince the world that 2050 is the point of no return from climate change, not 2030, as AOC insists. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: July 24th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Climate Change, Frank Pallone, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: #100BY50, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, Climate Change, Congressman Frank Pallone, Green New Deal, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Monmouth County News | 2 Comments »
After getting a brief taste of cool autumn temperatures during the first few days of October, New Jersey has been stuck in a warming trend that has made it feel more like late summer the past few days. Thanks to warm air flowing in from the southwest, much of the state was 10 to 15 degrees… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 10th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Al Gore, Global Warming, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democrats | Tags: Al Gore, Climate Change, Global Warming, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Dems, New Jersey, october, Phil Murphy, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Global Warming to continue through the weekend for Al Gore’s Monmouth County rally
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Senator Cory Booker is slated to travel to Montana next month (h/t The Auditor) to raise money for local Democrats.
Booker is considered a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, despite his denials of interest in the office. We can expect him to make quite of few trips to Iowa and New Hampshire over the next couple years. But Montana? Montana’s 3 electoral votes have gone to the Republican candidate in each presidential election since 1952 when General Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson, except 1964 and 1992. President Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Montana by over 20%.
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Posted: February 21st, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Cartoons, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 Presidential Politics, Climate Change, Cory Booker, dinosaurs, Global Warming, Montana, Senator Cory Booker | 1 Comment »
President Barack Obama At least for the short term, New Jersey will not have to adopt tough new plans to curb emissions that contribute to global warming as ordered by the Obama administration. With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision late Tuesday to temporarily block implementation of the Clean Power Plan, the state can hold off imposing… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: February 13th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Barack Obama, Global Warming, New Jersey | Tags: Clean Power Plan, Climate Change, EPA, President Barack Obama, SCOTUS | Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean-Power Plan – States Get Temporary Stay
The Supreme Court halted the EPA’s major anti-global warming initiative late Tuesday evening, dealing a major blow to President Obama’s hopes of overseeing a green energy transition in his final year in office. The 5-4 decision by the court puts the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation on hold while a lower appeals court hears states’ challenge to… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: February 10th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Barack Obama, Climate Change | Tags: Climate Change, EPA, Obama, SCOTUS, Supreme Court | Comments Off on Obama carbon emissions rule halted by Supreme Court
WASHINGTON — Members of the New Jersey delegation want to ask U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro why their state got just $15 million in disaster preparedness funds under a program funded in the Hurricane Sandy aid bill. U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-4th Dist.), who arranged a meeting last March with Federal Emergency Management… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 22nd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Hurricane Sandy | Tags: Climate Change, Congressman Chris Smith, HUD, HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Hurricane Sandy, Senator Bob Menendez | 2 Comments »
Posted: February 2nd, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Army Corp of Engineers, Barack Obama, FEMA, Flood Maps, Flooding, Hurricane Sandy, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: Climate Change, Coastal Construction Codes, FEMA, FEMA maps, Hurricane Sandy, President Obama, Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers | Comments Off on White House: Construction in Coastal Areas Must Factor in Climate Change
Posted: December 2nd, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Climate Change, Global Warming | Tags: Climate Change, Coal Plants, Global Warming, UN, United Nations | Comments Off on $1 Billion in UN Climate Funding Accidentally Went to Build Coal Power Plants
About $1 billion in United Nations funding meant to help developing countries take action against climate change went, unnoticed, towards Japanese companies for the construction of three coal-fired power plants, the Associated Press reported Monday. Coal-burning power plants are the world’s biggest source of atmospheric CO2, a key driver of global warming. U.N. climate chief Christiana… Read the rest of this entry »
Pig and chicken farts measured too
Posted: November 14th, 2014 | Author: admin | Filed under: Climate Change, Environment | Tags: chicken farts, Climate Change, Cow farts, Environmental Research Letters, Global Warming, Livestock Gas, pig farts | 3 Comments »
Too much gas from cows are released into the environment because we love beef. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Eating meat pays a price beyond our wallets. Gases emitted from meat and livestock production have increased by 19 percent over the past 20 years, and our future can’t handle much more pressure. For the first time, a team of researchers from all over the world studied the gas emissions from meat and livestock throughout Poland,… Read the rest of this entry »