Carbon Dioxide http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20767/all en Time Warp: Bloomberg Touts UN Report Calling for U.S. Emission Cuts to 1901 Levels http://mrc.org/articles/time-warp-bloomberg-touts-un-report-calling-us-emission-cuts-1901-levels <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Report submitted to the UN would require total transformation of American society to meet carbon targets. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Bloomberg’s Eric Roston attempted to keep a straight face while promoting a draft report for the United Nations. It said U.S. emissions would need to be “cut to one-tenth of current levels, per person, in less than 40 years.” Short of genocide, it is unclear how that could be done.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/time-warp-bloomberg-touts-un-report-calling-us-emission-cuts-1901-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Energy Environment Life bloomberg carbon capture and storage Carbon Dioxide CCS climate electricity production emission cuts emissions energy mix environment Eric Roston sustainability UN Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:09:57 +0000 julia.seymour 46661 at http://mrc.org Opposition Barely Mentioned Night of Obama’s Global Warming Speech http://mrc.org/articles/opposition-barely-mentioned-night-obamas-global-warming-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President announces ‘sweeping’ plan that would punish power plants, but hardly a hint of criticism on networks. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">In a speech June 25, President Barack Obama called for the Environmental Protection Agency to put limits for carbon dioxide emissions on power plants, higher fuel efficiency standards, more taxpayer-backed loans for renewable energy companies</p><p dir="ltr">His remarks came on “one of the hottest days of the year,” according to ABC anchor Diane Sawyer. Nevermind that summer just began, so one would hope it would be one of the hottest days of the year. The brief mention of Obama’s plans was followed up with an “extreme weather” story.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/opposition-barely-mentioned-night-obamas-global-warming-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Environment Government Media abc Barack Obama Carbon Dioxide cbs climate Climate Change Coal coal industry energy Global Warming NBC Pollution power plants Regulation Speech Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:46:36 +0000 julia.seymour 43896 at http://mrc.org Networks Do 92 Climate Change Stories; Fail to Mention ‘Lull’ in Warming All 92 Times http://mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-do-92-climate-change-stories-fail-mention-lull-warming-all-92-times <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC ignore ‘mystery’ warming plateau in favor of alarmism about sea levels, allergies, weather. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul><li>Recent years’ slowdown in global warming completely ignored by networks 92 climate change stories in 2013.</li><li>Stories citing experts or the latest studies promoting alarmism get covered more than 8 times as often as critical experts and studies.</li><li>Although many scientists say no, ABC, CBS and NBC continue to link weather events like tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves and more to climate change nearly one-fourth of the time.</li></ul><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-do-92-climate-change-stories-fail-mention-lull-warming-all-92-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business Climate Change Environment Government International Media allergies Barack Obama Carbon Dioxide climate alarmism Climate Change climate science extreme weather Global Warming global warming alarmism hans von storch Hurricane Joe Bastardi Moore Oklahoma natural disaster NOAA penguins Roger Pielke Jr. roy spencer Science Sea Levels superstorm sandy temperature plateau tornado warming lull Weather weather events Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:52:47 +0000 julia.seymour 43880 at http://mrc.org NYT's Gillis, Writing Under False Headline, Rants Against Warming Skeptics With 'Little Scientific Credibility' http://mrc.org/articles/nyts-gillis-writing-under-false-headline-rants-against-warming-skeptics-little-scientific-c <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em>' environmental reporter Justin Gillis earned an unusual two-column lead story part in Saturday's paper, part of his long-running scarefest series, "Temperatures Rising." The latest entry: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/science/earth/carbon-dioxide-level-passes-long-feared-milestone.html?ref=todayspaper">Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears</a>." (Though that headline turns out to be upon further review a bit premature.) Carbon dioxide is closely linked by many environmental scientists to rising temperatures, though there are other factors i</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyts-gillis-writing-under-false-headline-rants-against-warming-skeptics-little-scientific-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Carbon Dioxide environment Gaffes Global Warming Headlines Justin Gillis Mon, 13 May 2013 17:48:28 +0000 clay.waters 43552 at http://mrc.org To Talk about Carbon Footprint, ABC Crew Flies Cross-Country http://mrc.org/articles/talk-about-carbon-footprint-abc-crew-flies-cross-country <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Charles Gibson highlighted two San Franciscans’ carbon footprints on the May 9 “World News with Charles Gibson,” but hypocritically traveled to San Francisco for the report.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The “Going Green” segment featured two different men: Daniel Oppenheim, who lives alone, drives a vintage Land Rover and has “no idea how much” carbon he emits; and Peter Boyer, who drives a hybrid, uses solar panels on his roof and buys “squiggly” light bulbs.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/talk-about-carbon-footprint-abc-crew-flies-cross-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy airline airplane California carbon Carbon Dioxide CO2 emissions flight fly footprint green Plane solar Mon, 20 Aug 2007 15:43:15 +0000 admin 25519 at http://mrc.org