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THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2012

July Was A Record Scorcher 

This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. And even less a surprise: The U.S. this year keeps setting records for weather...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry responds to a question in his Capitol office on Thursday about  President Obama’s school-time speech  next week.  (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Perry on manmade global warming 22 

BEDFORD, N.H. – GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry told New Hampshire voters Wednesday that he does not believe in manmade global warming, calling it a scientific theory that has not been proven. “I think we’re seeing almost weekly, or even daily, scientists that are coming...

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MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011

'The UN Is Comin', 'The UN Is Comin' 24 

In his column today in the Coeur d'Alene Press, weatherman Cliff Harris of Hayden writes: "There is no peer-confirmed scientific research that establishes a cause-and-effect relationship between increased atmospheric carbon dioxide and higher (or lower) global temperatures. This is a clever deception put forth by...

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MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011


The Greenland ice sheet, shown above, is reportedly losing 200 million cubic meters of ice a year. A University of Idaho professor plans to study how clouds above the ice sheet influence climate. Photo courtesy of Von Walden (Photo courtesy of Von Walden / The Spokesman-Review)

Climate Skepticism Grows as Emissions Fall 16 

The Greenland ice sheet, shown above, is reportedly losing 200 million cubic meters of ice a year.WASHINGTON, DC — Following a scandal over stolen emails and the discovery of errors in a prominent research report, the number of Americans in doubt over climate change has...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 23, 2009

Survey: Global Warming Ranks Last 

Item: Economy, Jobs Trump All Other Policy Priorities In 2009: Environment, Immigration, Health Care Slip Down the List/Pew Research Center More Info: As Barack Obama takes office, the public’s focus is overwhelmingly on domestic policy concerns – particularly the economy. Strengthening the nation’s economy and...

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