Marc Morano is the executive editor of Climate Depot and former climate researcher and communications director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. He is involved in the AllPainNoGain petition effort.

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July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Coral Gables, Florida (CNSNews.com) - A former Navy crewmate and supporter of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says it is time to "let the dead rest." He demanded that the Vietnam veterans who are questioning Kerry's military service and anti-war activism "shut up."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. civil rights establishment, preparing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act with a march in Atlanta on Saturday, appears in financial decline with critics alleging that African Americans no longer need the help of groups headed by the likes of Jesse Jackson and Julian Bond.A Cybercast News Service review of four of the key sponsoring or participating groups at Saturday's march, reveals that they are currently gripped by financial and organizational difficulties.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The foreign observers set to monitor the U.S. presidential election for the first time ever this November said the election of a Florida Democrat as president of the group's parliamentary assembly would not taint the group's objectivity. On July 9, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings -- criticized by conservatives for his ethics and partisanship -- was elected president of the OSCE's parliamentary assembly, a position that will allow him to appoint and assign OSCE's election monitors.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Environmentalists seeking to form a link between Hurricane Katrina and any human-caused climate change are engaged in "shameless opportunism," according to a spokesman for the conservative National Center for Policy Analysis."That is pure politics," the Center's Sterling Burnett told Cybercast News Service Wednesday, 16 days after the hurricane demolished Gulf Coast towns in Louisiana and Mississippi and breached levees in New Orleans, resulting in the flooding of almost the entire city.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An anti war group says it doubts the substance and authenticity of CNSNews.com's exclusive report based on Iraqi intelligence documents that show Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction and had ties to terrorist organizations, including al Qaeda.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The enhancement of a Reuters news photograph showing President Bush jotting a note about needing a bathroom break represented the organization's standard policy, according to one of its picture editors. But an executive with Reuters told Cybercast News Service Thursday afternoon that anyone doctoring a picture for publication would be immediately fired.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Tempe, Ariz. (CNSNews.com) - In remarks following Wednesday night's third and final presidential debate, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, speaking in his capacity as a Kerry adviser, repeated an earlier criticism of the Bush administration -- accusing it of pursuing the "ideology of the Confederacy." "[Bush is pursuing] the states' rights ideology, in contrast to the Union; the embrace of [former Confederate President] Jefferson Davis rather than Abraham Lincoln," Jackson told CNSNews.com .
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The Bush administration's slow response to Hurricane Katrina may be the result of minority votes being suppressed and Democratic candidates losing the last two presidential elections, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus has alleged."Watching family members and others cling to rooftops in Hurricane Katrina, I wonder whether or not the absence of attention [to the recovery effort] is attributable to the loss of a vote in 2000 and 2004," U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Texas, said.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry are anticipating a big night of outdoor revelry and festivities in Boston's Copley Square if the candidate wins on Tuesday.Kerry spokesman Steve Morgan said the outdoor event will go forward regardless of the election's outcome or the cold rain that weather forecasters anticipate."There will be entertainment for the crowd, and when we know the result, Senator Kerry will come and address the crowd," Morgan told CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President Bush, already under fire from some conservatives for offering a blank check for the rebuilding of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast, faces more heat for linking the poverty in New Orleans to the history of racism in the U.S.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Following President Bush's re-election, which left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore fought as aggressively as anyone in Hollywood, Moore's website now uses the faces of America's war dead in Iraq to create a mosaic in the shape of the president's face.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Like many other anti-war demonstrators, Cindy Sheehan has been waiting for the 2,000th American to be killed in Iraq. When that happened on Tuesday, Sheehan, the mother of one of those slain soldiers, resumed her protest in front of the White House -- a tactic that one of her critics called "desperate."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Recent U.S. Senate hearings into alleged global warming, chaired by Arizona Republican John McCain, were among the "most biased" that a noted climatologist has ever seen - "much less balanced than anything I saw in the Clinton administration," he said.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Fox News Channel's admittedly one-sided special on "global warming" is receiving praise from two prominent liberal environmentalists.The hour-long special report, titled "The Heat Is On: The Case of Global Warming," is set to air Sunday night at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST, and it will feature a disclaimer warning viewers that only one side of the scientific debate is represented on the show.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Science Magazine essay claiming there is a "scientific consensus" about human-caused "global warming" was ridiculed Monday by a British scientist, who compared such a "consensus" to the near-unanimous elections that existed in the old Soviet Union.On Monday, Benny Peiser, a United Kingdom social anthropologist, called the Dec. 3 essay, "The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change," a "disturbing" study.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An alternative fuel source once considered more Earth-friendly than petroleum is now being derided by some environmentalists and farming experts for allegedly hastening the destruction of the world's rainforests. Bio-fuels, fuel made from corn, sugar cane or vegetable oil, can be used to power up everything from sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to diesel engines. Yet in spite of its reputation as a viable alternative to petroleum, this alternative fuel has prompted some environmental groups to point to the potential for environmental damage.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Buenos Aires, Argentina (CNSNews.com) - The United Nations climate change conference here is being panned as a "conference about nothing" by a free market advocate."The Kyoto Protocol is a treaty about nothing. It's the Seinfeld (TV sitcom) conference," declared Chris Horner, a senior fellow at the free market environmental group Competitive Enterprise Institute. Horner was referring to the former NBC sitcom that billed itself as a show about nothing.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. delegation attending the 11th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference this week in Montreal is being labeled the "only real problem" at the conference by liberal environmental groups.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - According to several new studies on mercury levels in the United States, any reduction of such emissions at American power plants would have minimal impact since the factories currently produce less than 1 percent of the total mercury that ends up in our air, land and water.The studies by the Center for Science and Public Policy (CSPP) also reveal that the mercury emissions from Yellowstone National Park and other natural sources dwarf the amount coming from the 1,100 coal-fired power plants in the U.S.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
Montreal (CNSNews.com) - A founding member of Greenpeace, who left the organization because he viewed it as too radical, praised the United States for refusing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. "At least the [United] States is honest. [The U.S.] said, 'No we are not going to sign that thing (Kyoto) because we can't do that,'" said Patrick Moore, who is attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal.