global warming http://tpr.org en The Source: U.S. Not Confident In Core Science http://tpr.org/post/source-us-not-confident-core-science <p>Last week the <a href="http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/index.shtml" target="_blank">Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change </a>released a fifth report on climate change and how to reduce it. The panel, which was set up in 1988 to assess the science related to climate change and propose solutions, is clear: Climate change is occurring right now and humans are the cause.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:34:47 +0000 Paul Flahive 30513 at http://tpr.org The Source: U.S. Not Confident In Core Science "Climate Change" Gone From State Emergency Plan http://tpr.org/post/climate-change-gone-state-emergency-plan <p><em>*The original version of this story listed 1.4 million people having signed the NRDC petition, which is incorrect and has been removed. The number is reflective of NRDC membership and online participation and not the number of people who have signed the petition.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several groups in Texas and Washington D.C. have taken issue with the Federal Emergency Management Agency allowing the State of Texas to delete "climate change" from their state emergency plan.</span></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:18:52 +0000 Ryan Poppe 17066 at http://tpr.org "Climate Change" Gone From State Emergency Plan Republicans Remove "Global Warming" From Environmental Bill http://tpr.org/post/republicans-remove-global-warming-environmental-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&amp;Bill=HB788" target="_blank">House Bill 788</a> will allow the </span><a href="http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">Texas Commission on Environmental Quality</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">to issue permits for greenhouse gas </span>emissions<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, but a last minute change to the bill removed the phrase, "climatic changes, including global warming."</span></p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:38:28 +0000 Ryan Poppe 9940 at http://tpr.org Republicans Remove "Global Warming" From Environmental Bill