Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

USEPA carbon dioxide emissions rule does not meet Federal Data Quality rules

There was no new science beyond the IPCC 2007 report behind the agency’s endangerment finding. So I agree with the assessment presented in this article.

“The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants doesn’t meet federally mandated data quality rules, according to legal experts, as the agency has failed to show how it resolved apparent conflicts of interest in the major climate studies relied upon to justify its new rule.” click here

Lawsuits will not settle scientific disputes about changes in climate

“News outlets, advocacy groups and fellow think tanks are jumping to the defense of a conservative-leaning D.C. policy center and publication being sued for libel by a scientist who didn’t like what they had to say about his work on global warming. ”

“But this time, Mann is being accused of going too far with his case against the Competitive Enterprise Institute, National Review and others. Critics say the suit threatens to violate constitutionally protected rights to opinion and fair comment, particularly in an area of scientific debate.” click here