12/21/12, "Sen. John Kerry as Sec. Of
State?! Be Afraid, Kerry's Poor Understanding of Climate Science Poses
Threat to U.S. National Security," Climate Depot
"Kerry has called Global Warming the Next 9/11. Has Equated Soviet Nuclear warheads and Iranian Nukes to threat of Global Warming"
6/4/12, “Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006,” Vancouver Observer, Saxifrage
“Not only that, but as my top chart shows, US CO2 emissions are falling even faster than what President Obama pledged in the global Copenhagen Accord.”…
4/21/12, "Why [CO2] Emissions Are Declining in the U.S. But Not in Europe," by Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus, newgeography.com
"As we note below in a new article for Yale360, a funny thing happened: U.S. emissions started going down in 2005 and are expected to decline further over the next decade."
8/16/12, “AP IMPACT: CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low,” AP, Kevin Begos
“In a surprising turnaround, the amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere in the U.S. has fallen dramatically to its lowest level in 20 years,
and government officials say the biggest reason is that cheap and
plentiful natural gas has led many power plant operators to switch from
Many of the world’s leading climate scientists didn’t see the drop coming,
in large part because it happened as a result of market forces rather
than direct government action against carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas
that traps heat in the atmosphere.
Michael Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University, said the shift away from coal is reason for “cautious optimism” about potential ways to deal with climate change….
In a little-noticed technical report, the U.S. Energy Information Agency,
a part of the Energy Department, said this month that energy related
U.S. CO2 emissions for the first four months of this year fell to about
1992 levels. Energy emissions make up about 98 percent of the total. The Associated Press contacted environmental experts, scientists and utility companies and learned that
virtually everyone believes the shift could have major long-term implications for U.S. energy policy.”… via Junk Science, via Climate Depot
12/22/12, "Five luxury homes, 76-foot yacht,
SUV, and a private jet: John Kerry models the lifestyle of a liberal
who allegedly believed James Hansen's 1988 carbon dioxide warning," Tom Nelson