Polar vortex is caused by… GLOBAL WARMING!

by NW Spotlight Even though President Obama’s chief scientist is telling us that the polar vortex and freezing weather that has been gripping much of the nation were caused by… GLOBAL WARMING, a number of cartoonists observing the global warming … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:18 | Posted in Global Warming | 57 Comments

Plastic bag bans promote shoplifting & global warming

by NW Spotlight Wow, this just keeps getting better and better! OK, we knew that plastic bag bans were good for spreading norovirus and E. coli, and for making shoplifting in Seattle easier, but now we’re hearing that plastic bag … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:15 | Posted in Environment, Global Warming, Plastic bags | 378 Comments

“Pacific Coast Collaborative” Sends Kitzhaber Back to the Future

Last week Governor John Kitzhaber joined with other political leaders in the Pacific Coast Collaborative to call for a carbon tax. This announcement coincided with the official opening of California’s “cap-and-trade” program for reducing carbon emissions. It’s not clear why … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Energy, Global Warming, Gov. Kitzhaber, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 305 Comments

Why the Lorax Loves Forestry

By Todd Myers “From outside in the fields came a sickening smack of an axe on a tree. Then we heard the tree fall. The very last Truffula tree of them all.” –From The Lorax, Dr. Seuss This spring, a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Education, Global Warming, Government Regulation, Individual Responsiblity, Land Use Laws, Natural Resources, Oregon Government | Tagged , , , , | 183 Comments

Former NASA Astronauts & Scientists slam NASA on global warming scare

by NW Spotlight “claims by NASA and GISS, that man-made carbon dioxide is having a catastrophic impact on global climate change are not substantiated” “it is clear that the science is NOT settled” The Huffington Post is reporting that 49 … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:44 | Posted in Global Warming | 622 Comments

SunShot Makes Solar Energy a Long Shot

President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget includes $310 million for an ongoing energy research program called SunShot. The goal of the program is to use taxpayer subsidies to reduce the total installed cost of solar energy by 75% by the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Energy, Federal Budget, Global Warming, Government Regulation, Oregon Government, President Obama, State Taxes | Tagged , , , , | 616 Comments

Bonamici’s thinking on climate change is dangerous

by Gordon J. Fulks, PhD This quote from today’s Oregonian caught my eye: “On climate change, Bonamici wondered whether Cornilles could be taken seriously because he doesn’t agree, as a majority of scientists do, that its caused by people.  “If you don’t … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:16 | Posted in Congressional Races, Global Warming | 244 Comments

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