Governor Jerry "Moonbeam" Brown strikes again, arguing that the heat is worse than it was "10,000 years ago" when civilization supposedly began. But Brown is wrong. Civilization did not emerge until about 5,000 years ago or less, and the Earth has warmed and cooled many times, long before modern human industrial activity.
Except, thus far in 2018, extreme weather events have been less numerous and severe than in most other years.
Santa Barbara, California, has banned restaurants and bars from providing patrons with plastic drinking straws, mandating huge fines and jail time for repeat offenders.
The Trump administration seeks to revoke the Clean Air Act waiver that allowed California to set its own standards to control automobile emissions of various pollutants.
When responding to a Gallup poll conducted from July 1-11, 2018, asking people what was the most important problem facing our country, no one mentioned “climate change.”
Even while President Donald Trump has announced that America would withdraw from the UN Paris Agreement on “global warming” and other UN schemes, federal bureaucrats are still dutifully working to implement them.
While accepting the science of climate alarmists, which insists that man is responsible for global warming, Federal Judge William Alsup believed that the scope of the case was beyond his purview.
Unsurprisingly, the studies conclude that if global temperature increase can be kept at or under the 2C level that the Paris Climate Accord suggests, production will remain stable, with some risk of yield variation but, more or less, “business as usual.”
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that take water rationing in the state to an extreme level. Water use has dropped dramatically over the last four years and California’s historic drought has come to an end.
Steven Hayward of UC-Berkeley argues that climate-change alarmism may have run its course as a political movement.