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
(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
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
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.
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) - An Arctic Inuit representative said the lower 48 states have a mild climate, and therefore Americans should have no problem turning down their thermostats in the winter to stop Arctic ice from melting."I don't know what [Americans are] doing to create all of this [greenhouse] gas emissions," said Meeka Mike of the Inuit Tapirit Kanatami, the national organization representing the Inuit peoples of Canada at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Montreal.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After years of debate, the Kyoto Protocol -- an international treaty aiming to drastically reduce the world's fossil fuel emissions -- takes effect Wednesday, but without U.S. participation. Liberal members of Congress and most environmentalists are chastising the Bush administration for its "irresponsible" decision to remain on the sidelines, but those advocating a free market approach to climate issues insist the president did the right thing on a "huge moral issue."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan has apparently broken ranks with some of her fellow anti-war demonstrators by refusing to protest outside U.S. military hospitals. Although Sheehan last year personally participated in a protest outside the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., she is now urging her fellow activists to "leave our soldiers out of our protests."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's 1971 testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reveals that the then anti-war activist admitted to writing many of the battle reports during his four months of combat in Vietnam.Kerry told the committee on April 22, 1971, "...I can recall often sending in the spot reports which we made after each mission..." Kerry also said that many in the military had "a tendency to report what they want to report and see what they want to see."
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The teenager who went on a shooting rampage at a Minnesota high school Monday, killing ten people including himself, apparently had links to a neo-Nazi website that promotes environmental extremism and eco-terrorism. Despite those connections, don't expect the establishment media to make it an issue, said a spokesman for a free market think tank.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: corrects year in which Smithsonian was established)Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - Georgia Democratic Congressman and civil rights pioneer John Lewis wants the Smithsonian's African American history museum to change an exhibit that asserts the historical practice of slavery in Africa did not become "dehumanizing" and "result in death" until white Europeans began taking slaves to the Americas.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: Contains an Internet hyperlink in the third paragraph some readers may find offensive.)(CNSNews.com) - Television commentators of all stripes have raised the ire of liberals and conservatives for years, but one is now the subject of a prayer vigil for his death.Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt has called for a "National Prayer Day" on August 5 to "pray for the death of [FOX News Channel host] Bill O'Reilly."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Hollywood celebrities attending the 89th annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington on Saturday night made it a point to condemn celebrity anti-war activists. Actor Kelsey Grammer, who plays the lead role in NBC's "Frasier" sitcom, said he refused to watch this year's Academy Awards because of the anti-war "crap" that fellow celebrities spewed.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The National Park Service has proposed new regulations that would allow the continued use of recreational snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Teton National Park, but the proposal has infuriated environmentalists who are demanding an outright ban on snowmobiles in the parks.William Meadows, the president of The Wilderness Society, said the Bush administration "is placing the snowmobile industry above a clean and healthy environment in our first national park."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Having kept quiet for 14 years, a former ABC News correspondent has gone public for the first time with allegations that network anchorman Peter Jennings manipulated news scripts during the 1980s in order to praise the Marxist-backed Sandinista government in Nicaragua.Peter Collins, a newsman with over 30 years experience, including stints with Voice of America, the BBC, CBS News and CNN, recently walked away from the news industry and has "no compunction about telling [my story] now."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As Hurricane Isabel bears down on the East Coast, environmentalists in Washington, D.C., are linking the caprice of Mother Nature to global warming."Weather-related disasters are occurring with ever-greater intensity and frequency around the world," stated a press release from the environmental group Worldwatch Institute on Wednesday.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
Capitol Hill (CNSNews.com) - Members of the Newspaper Guild/Communication Workers of America gathered Tuesday night in Washington to present awards to reporters who strive to "right wrongs" and crusade for "social justice."The Guild gave out its annual Heywood Broun Award to reporters who best exhibit Broun's ideals of helping to "right wrongs, especially social ills."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A watchdog group that monitors non-profit organizations has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service, alleging that the environmental group Greenpeace is "knowingly and systematically violating U.S. tax laws."Public Interest Watch of Washington, D.C., formally filed the IRS complaint Monday, asking the federal agency to investigate Greenpeace's non-profit financial practices.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An African American civil rights group is planning a Saturday protest against Greenpeace, alleging that the environmental group has committed "eco-manslaughter" through its support of international policies limiting development and the expansion of technology to the developing world's poor.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Thursday staged a protest outside a KFC restaurant in Washington, D.C., alleging that the company mistreats chickens, but was met with resistance from local residents who shouted at the animal rights activists to "go home."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: Clarifies language in lead paragraph.)(CNSNews.com) -A former ABC News reporter has confirmed fellow former ABC News correspondent Peter Collins' contention that anchor Peter Jennings routinely attempted to insert his left of center editorial slant into correspondents? news copy.