Global Warming to continue through the weekend for Al Gore’s Monmouth County rally

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 »

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Posted: October 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Al Gore, Global Warming, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democrats | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Booker to campaign in Montana next month

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Senator Cory Booker is slated to travel to Montana next month (h/t The Auditorto 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: | Filed under: Cartoons, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean-Power Plan – States Get Temporary Stay

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: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Global Warming, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean-Power Plan – States Get Temporary Stay

Obama carbon emissions rule halted by Supreme Court

Obama_Climate_Change-300x142The 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: | Filed under: Barack Obama, Climate Change | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Obama carbon emissions rule halted by Supreme Court

N.J. delegation wants to know why state got so little Sandy aid

Tom Arnone, Dave Rible Serena DiMassoWASHINGTON — 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: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Hurricane Sandy | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Does human breathing contribute to climate change? Yes and no, says Christie

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Posted: September 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Global Warming | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

White House: Construction in Coastal Areas Must Factor in Climate Change

President Barack Obama has issued an executive order directing all government agencies handing out federal aid to incorporate stricter building requirements that take sea-level rise into account. The move is aimed at making residents in coastal areas safer from storms like Sandy, as well as ensuring that taxpayer money is spent wisely. Planners and environmentalists have… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: February 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Army Corp of Engineers, Barack Obama, FEMA, Flood Maps, Flooding, Hurricane Sandy, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on White House: Construction in Coastal Areas Must Factor in Climate Change

$1 Billion in UN Climate Funding Accidentally Went to Build Coal Power Plants


assetContent (3)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 »
Posted: December 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Climate Change, Global Warming | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on $1 Billion in UN Climate Funding Accidentally Went to Build Coal Power Plants

Cow farts impact on climate change measured

Pig and chicken farts measured too

Too much gas from cows are released into the environment because we love beef. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

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 »

Posted: November 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Climate Change, Environment | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Inside the Beltway: Brace for the climate change mega-storm

photo via algore.com

photo via algore.com

One thing is for sure about Al Gore: It never rains on his global warming parade

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Posted: September 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Al Gore, Chris Christie, Climate Change, Global Warming, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Inside the Beltway: Brace for the climate change mega-storm